Free Software

Guest Lecture at Vasavi College of Engineering

Venue
Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad

Swecha organized a half day guest lecture at Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad on 2nd September, 2013.

The Guest Lecture covered the following topics:
1. Internet Freedom
2. Big Data- Hadoop

The lectures were well attended by around 120 students from 3rd year CSE of Vasavi College of Engineering.

Ashish, Member, Executive Committee, Swecha, and SAP Consultant, TCS and Pramod, Big Data Architect at CapGemini handled the lectures.

The students were told in detail about the implications of surveillance by NSA and the need for digital freedom in the first lecture.

That was followed up by a lecture on Big Data and Hadoop. The students came up with interesting questions and expressed their willingness to associate themselves with Swecha and take up Free Software through establishing a GLUG in their college.

Workshop on Android at SNIST

Venue
SNIST, Ghatkesar
Date

Swecha was organized a 4-Day advanced workshop on Mobile Computing- Android at Sree Nidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Ghatkesar, Hyderabad from August 3rd-6th, 2013.

195 enthusiastic students are attending this workshop. During the course of this workshop, the students would be understanding and working on the following:
1. Introduction to Mobile Computing
2. History & Evolution of Android
3. Android Architecture
4. Basic Apps
5. Advanced Apps

Mr. Praveen Aravind from IIT madras was handeled 1st and 2nd day sessions on Introduction to mobile computing, History & Evolution of Andriod and Android Architecture, Mr. Ganesh. K from IIIT-H was handled the sessions for the students.

195 members attended for this workshop from 3rd cse of SNIST and they created lot of Apps for Android for there own & daily household purpose.

Workshop at Sree Dattha Engineering College

Venue
Sree Dattha

Swecha is organizing a one day workshop at Sree Dattha Engineering College, Ibrahimpatnam, Hyderabad on 2nd August, 2013.

The workshop would deal with the following topipcs:
1. An Alternative Paradigm of Computing- A Free Software Perspective
2. GNU/ LINUX System Administration
3. Software Development Lifecycle

The workshop would conclude with the inaugural of a GLUG in the college. The students have expressed their willingness and eagerness to be part of their GLUG and take forward the ideals of Free Software Movement.

Workshop at CVSR College of Engineering

Venue
CVSR College of Engineering
Date

Swecha is conducting a workshop at CVSR College of Engineering, Ghatkesar, Hyderabad on 31st July, 2013.

The workshop would cover the following topics:
1. An Alternative Paradigm of Computing- A Free Software Perspective
2. GNU/ Linux System Administration

2 Day Workshop at SCIENT Institute of Technology

Venue
SCIENT
Date

Swecha is organizing a 2-day workshop at SCIENT Institute of Technology, Ibrahimpatnam, Hyderabad on 30th and 31st, July, 2013.

The workshop covers the following topics:
1. An Alternative Paradigm of Computing- A Free Software Perspective
2. GNU/ LINUX System Administration
3. Python
4. Open Hardware- Raspberry Pi

Students from EEE, ECE, CSE & IT branches of the college are expected to attend this workshop.

Workshop for Dept. of IT at GNITS

Venue
GNITS

Swecha organized a workshop for students of Information Technology Department at G Narayanamma Institute of Technology & Science on 20th July, 2013.

This workshop covered the following topics:
1. An Alternative Paradigm of Computing- A Free Software Perspective
2. GNU/ Linux System Administration- Basics

Ashish. A, Member, Executive Committee, Swecha & SAP Consultant, TCS along with Animesh. C, Developer, Media 10 handled the sessions that were attended by around 150 enthusiastic students from both 2nd & 3rd year, IT.

Swecha wishes to conduct many more such workshops for the students in the coming days.

Workshop at GNITS

Venue
GNITS

Swecha is conducted a workshop at G Narayanamma Institute of Technology & Science on 27th July, 2013. The workshop was cover the following topics:
1. An Alternative Paradigm of Computing- A Free Software Perspective
2. GNU/ Linux System Administration

Ashish. A, Member, Executive Committee, Swecha & SAP Consultant, TCS along with Abhinay sama Reasercher at VM Ware Technologies handled the sessions that were attended by around 200 enthusiastic students from both 2nd & 3rd year, cse.

Swecha wishes to conduct many more such workshops for the students in the coming days.

2 Day Workshop at CBIT

Venue
CBIT

Swecha is organized a 2 Day Workshop on Free Software Technologies at Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad on 26th & 27th of July, 2013.This workshop was covered the following topics:

Day1 : Databases (MySQL) - A Practical Approach and Python programming

Day2 : An Alternative Paradigm of Computing- A Free Software Perspective, GNU/ LINUX System Administration,  Drupal- Content Management System.

Praveen Chandrahas Member, Executive Committee, Swecha & Network consultant CISCO along with Abhinay sama Reasercher at VM Ware Technologies, RaviKiran  and sasiKiran Senior developers at Media10 handled the sessions that were attended by around 104 enthusiastic students.

Seminar on 'Freedom and Surveillance in the Digital Age'- Inspiring and Thought Provoking

Venue
Swecha

Swecha and FSMI have jointly organized a seminar, titled ‘Freedom and Surveillance in the Digital Age’ on 13th July, 2013. The seminar was well attended by over 150 participants,comprising primarily of engineering college students, IT professionals, academicians, intellectuals, progressive and democratic minded citizens, activists and netizens.

Faculty Development Programme(FDP) on August 6th ,7th and 8th 2012 at MGIT
Venue
MGIT College,Hyderabad.
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Date

Swecha will be conducting a Faculty Development Programme at the MGIT Campus between 6th to 8th of August 2012. The training shall focus on Android Application Development  and Software Testing Methodology & Automation Tools. Swecha volunteers with real time exprience are the resource persons.

Swecha Congratulates the MGIT Management for taking up the initiative of capacity building in FOSS. MGIT also has the reputation of hosting the [email protected]

Schedule

06-08-2012
                   Topic: Android Application Development
                   Speakers: 1) Bhave Ashwin Raj