FOSSMeet 2020

FOSSMeet is an annual event at NIT Calicut that brings together the Free and Open Source Community from around the country.

FOSSMeet is the annual Free and Open source software meet at NIT Calicut. We are inviting proposals for talks and workshops at FOSSMeet 2020.

What we are looking for

At FOSSMeet, we allow the attendees(mostly students) to delve into the field of development and free software. We’re inviting proposals for lectures, demos, tutorials, workshops, discussions, and panels for FOSSMeet‘20. Separate proposals will be taken for one-hour sessions by professionals and thirty-minute talks by students. Upvotes will not be considered in the selection procedure.

Fair warning - if the contents of your session is the ‘I am feeling lucky’ result of a Google search, there is little probability of it being accepted. However, we welcome and celebrate every single proposal we receive. Do treat the above as guidelines rather than rules. Looking forward to your suggestions and seeing you folks at FOSSMeet‘20!

Note : Along with your proposal, you must send a 7-10 minute demo video (or a link to video) on any topic of your choice to us at Visit for more details.


Your audience (mostly) comprises of smart GNU/Linux aware individuals.

Important dates

Call for proposals opens: February 19, 2020
Proposal and video submission deadline: March 6, 2020
Proposal acceptance: March 10, 2020
Presentation upload and dry run: March 20, 2020

Contact Us:

For more information about proposals, contact

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Emmanuel Antony


Safe systems programming with Rust (Workshop)

Submitted Mar 6, 2020

Rust is a safe systems programming language, empowering everyone to build reliable and efficient software. The Ownership system allows Rust to be memory safe, while avoiding garbage collection.


Infamous “Hello, World!”
Ownership System
Structures and Enums
Generics and Traits
Making a Server


A laptop (macOS / Linux) with an active internet connection. Prior programming knowledge will be helpful.

Speaker bio

I am a Rust developer, currently pursuing my Bachelor’s degree. I like to tinker with stuff and know how things work internally. Stuff are those engineering marvels that we take for granted these days.



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varun krishna

Why Clojure? - Modern LISP on JVM

Clojure is a pragmatic language choice for programmers. It is a Functional Programming language with immutable data and first class functions.The dynamic type system of clojure makes it really flexible, productive unlike many purely functional programming languages. It leverages the stability, security and portability of the JVM. Which makes it a popular choice amongst startups, as it allows you … more

06 Mar 2020