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BOSCOM NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FOSS
13, 14 December 2008
The Citadel, Chennai

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FREE AND OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE (FOSS)
 
 

The workshop will be conducted by an expert team led by Dr. S. Srinivasan, Project Scientist of the National Resource Centre for FOSS of the Dept of Information Technology, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India.  
 
 

13th Saturday 2008 
 

07.00 a.m. Holy Mass
08.00 a.m.  Breakfast

09.00 a.m. Session 1: FOSS
10.30 a.m. Coffee Break
11.00 a.m. Session 2: FOSS

12.30 p.m. Lunch

02.00 p.m. Session 3: FOSS
04.00 p.m. Tea
04.30 p.m. Session 4: FOSS
06.00 p.m. Bath and Free Time
07.30 p.m. Evening Prayers

08.00 p.m. Supper 
 
 

14th Sunday 2008 
 

07.00 a.m. Holy Mass (Fr. Vincent Chinnadurai, President SIGNIS, Tamil Nadu)

08.00 a.m.  Breakfast
09.00 a.m. Session 1: FOSS
10.30 a.m. Coffee Break
11.00 a.m. Session 2: FOSS

12.30 p.m. Lunch

02.00 p.m. Session 3: Business Session of BOSCOM
04.00 p.m. Conclusion
04.30 p.m. Tea & Departure
 
 
 

KINDLY NOTE:  
 

  • Registration Fee for FOSS Conference (13-14 December) Rs 750/-
  • Those who have laptops Kindly bring along. Limited number of computers shall be available in SIGA lab.
  • Kindly inform about your arrival. The venue is easily reachable from Railway Station and Airport. If you arrive at odd times and need pickups kindly contact Fr. Harris, Director of DBICA (Mobile Number: 09444334545). It would be better if you inform him in advance. (Email: harrissdb@gmail.com harrispakkam@yahoo.com )

 
 

FOLLOWING TOPICS SHALL BE COVERED ON FOSS: 
 

  • FOSS: Problems and Prospects
  • Strategies for using FOSS
  • Alternative Softwares
  • Demo of FOSS (Selected Softwares)
  • Technical Issues of using FOSS
  • The need for FOSS (economic and ethical issues)
  • Support systems (Forums available, trouble shooting)
  • Provincial level plan for implementation of FOSS (Group Discussion)


 

FOR ALL YOUR ENQUIRIES: 
 

A. Raj sdb
Email:
rajsdb@gmail.com
Mobile: +91 97866 08292