The Battle for Bangalore has begun! Bangalore FOSS Community is celebrating Feb(2nd half)-March(1st half) 2006 as FOSS Month. There will be Seminars, Talks and Workshops organised by Students of Bangalore.
We are meeting at Coffee Day in Cunningham Road on Friday 27th Jan at 6pm to discuss the strategies for the event. Minutes here
Goals of the event
- To extend reach of FOSS to more students
- To build a strong FOSS community of students
- More interaction between FOSS communities in various campuses
- More FOSS developers from students
Organisation of the event
The entire event is organised by students together but spread across campuses [eventlets :-) ]. Each campus will have a co-ordinator from another campus. The co-ordinator works closely with hosting college to arrange for speakers, halls etc. Students in each college is encouraged to participate in as many eventlet as possible.
The participating institutions are
- PES Institute of Technology
- BMS College of Engineering
- MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology- March 17, 18
- Sapthagiri College of Engineering - February 20
- Mount Carmel College - February 17
- National Institute of Technology, calicut - March 18, 19
If you want your institute to be a part of this campaign join the mailing list and tell us so.
- List of Volunteers (If you would like to volunteer add your name to Volunteers page)
- Those Co-Ordinating the event
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