Events

Software Freedom Fortnight, 16th Sep - 2nd Oct

 

Swecha is celebrating Software Freedom Fortnight between 16th Sep - 2nd Oct in various districts of Andhra pradesh. The final event "Students convention" will be organized in Hyderabad which will sum up all efforts from the district level events. Following are the proposed dates for the events:

Date

Topic

Location

 22nd Sep - 2nd Oct

Android App Development Season

Android App Development Season

Swecha is organizing an Android App Development Season from 22nd September to 30th September as part of “Software Freedom Fortnight” Celebrations.

This season includes both training and competition. Students from all across the state would be imparted training on Android App Development and a competition would be conducted simultaneously.

Workshop at Anurag College of Engineering

Swecha is organizing a one-day workshop at Anurag College of Engineering, Ghatkesar on 13th September, 2012. The workshop would cover the following topics:

1. An Alternative Paradigm of Computing- A Free Software Perspective

2. GNU/ Linux System Administration

A GNU/ Linux Users Group (GLUG) would be inaugurated in the college on the eve of this workshop. Over 150 students from the college are expected to take part in this workshop.

Workshop at MRIET

Swecha is organizing a two-day workshop at MRIET on 12th and 13th September, 2012. The workshop would be covering the following topics:

1. An Alternative Paradigm of Computing- A Free Software Perspective

2. GNU/ Linux System Administration

3. Python

Students from Malla Reddy group of Institutions would be taking part in this workshop.

Zonal Workshop at CVSR College of Engineering

Swecha organized a two-day zonal workshop at CVSR College of Engineering on 8th and 9th of September, 2012. The following topics were dealt with in this workshop:

1. An Alternative Paradigm of Computing- A Free Software Perspective

2. GNU/ Linux System Administration

3. Drupal

Ashish, Member, Executive Committee, Swecha and Shiv Prakash and Sudhamsh, both members of the developer community of Swecha handled these sessions. 

Around 100 students from 5 engineering colleges, including CVSR College of Engineering took part in this workshop. The workshop paved way for establishing GLUGs (GNU/ Linux Users Groups) in CVSR College of Engineering, Tirumala Engineering College and Nova Engineering College. 

District level workshop at swarnandra institute of Engineering and technology

Swecha will be conducting a District level workshop at Swarnandra Institute of Engineering and Technology on 14th,15th  and 16th of September .  The Workshop shall focus on Free Software philosophy, Making of Computer suite, Php scripting and Multimedia.

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