FOSSMeet 2020

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

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Accepting submissions till 06 Mar 2020, 11:59 PM

National Institute of Technology, Calicut, Calicut

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 speakers@fossmeet.in. Visit speakers.fossmeet.in for more details.

Audience

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 speakers@fossmeet.in.

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Abraham Raji

@avronr

The Debian Project

Submitted Mar 1, 2020

This talk details and introduces the intricasies of the Debian Project from the perspective of a millenial who contributes to this project that is older than him. The talk will detail the inception, philosophy, working, contributing and more. The talk will also discuss DebConf 2022 which is comming to India and specificlly Kochi and ways in which the FOSS community in Kerala can contribute towards it.

Outline

  • Inception of Debian GNU/Linux

  • What is Debian?
    ..* General Philosophy
    ..* Distributions and Release Cycle
    ..* Who uses Debian?
    ..* What sets Debian apart?

  • Who are we?
    ..* Debian Contributors
    ..* Various ways to contribute to Debian.

  • State of Debian Community in India
    ..* Debian Developers
    ..* Debutsav
    ..* Installation Fests

  • DebConf
    ..* What is DebConf?
    ..* DebConf 2022

Requirements

Projector, VGA/HDMI Cable.

Speaker bio

Free/Libre Software Enthusiast. Privacy Advocate. “Treat people as you expect to be treated” Advocate. Debian Contributor. Mozillian. Vector Designer.

Links

  • Mastodon: https://aana.site/@avronr
  • Twitter: @avronraji
  • Github: @avronr
  • GitLab: @avronr

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Make a submission

Accepting submissions till 06 Mar 2020, 11:59 PM

National Institute of Technology, Calicut, Calicut

Hosted by

FOSSMeet is an annual event on Free and Open Source Software, conducted at National Institute of Technology, Calicut. The funnel is a space for proposals and voting on events. more