upcoming events

Workshop at Anurag College of Engineering

Venue
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

Venue
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.

Workshop at DRK

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DGLUG (DRK GNU/LINUX Users Group), In association with Swecha is organaizing one-day workshop on emerging webtechnologies on 15th of March 2012. This workshop is being organized as a part of their  3-day illuminati 2k12.

Topic: Ruby on Rails

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Workshop On free software technologies in VNRVJIET

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vGLUG (VNR VJIET GNU/ LINUX Users Group), in association with Swecha is organizing a two-day workshop on Free Software Technologies on the 12th and 13th of March, 2012. The workshop is being organized as part of their two-day National Level Technical Symposium.

Topics: Free software phylosophy   Speaker: Siddartha malampati

              Demystifying cloud                Speaker: Siddartha malampati

Workshop in Jyothishmathi College of Engineering and Technology

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A two-day workshop on Free Software Technologies is being organized by Swecha at Jyothishmathi College of Engineering and Technology on the 14th and 15th of March, 2012. The workshop covers the following topics:

 

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

2. Making of a Computer Suite- Installation of GNU/ LINUX

3. Introduction to Python

4. Drupal (Content Management System)

Contact : Sravan- 9059857189

Workshop on Free Software Technologies at KL University

Venue
KL University
Date

 

Swecha has organized two one day workshops for the students from Electronics and Communications Engineering of KL University near Vijayawada on the 21st and 22nd of February, 2012 on Free Software Technologies. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof. L. Pratap Reddy.

The students were introduced to Octave and Shell scripting during the course of these workshops. Over 700 students from B.Tech and M.Tech participated in these two days. The workshops received an overwhelming response with several of the students evincing interest to work further on the various free software technologies available.

A GNU/ LINUX Users Group was re-launched in the college on this occasion. 

Talk on "Internet Freedom in the Context of SOPA/ PIPA"

Venue
Swecha Plaza, Gachibowli 'X' Roads

 

Industry, research and academics have achieved a great progress in the past two-decades owing to the availability of "free" internet. However, the future of internet looks bleak with the introduction of acts such as SOPA and PIPA. Realizing the implications, and with an objective of advocating for a free internet, Swecha has organized a talk on "Internet Freedom in the Context of SOPA and PIPA" on the 8th of February, 2012 at Swecha Plaza, Gachibowli 'X' Roads.

 

A Talk by Richard Stallman

Venue
Swecha Office, Gachibowli 'X' Roads
Date

Way to Swecha officeSwecha, a part of Free Software Movement of India, invites all Free Software enthusiasts and advocates of freedom alike, from the industry, academia, students, and bureaucracy to the talk by Richard Stallman. The details of the event are as follows:

Who?

- Richard Matthew Stallman

- Initiator of the GNU Project

- Pioneer of the concept of Copyleft

-Developer of EMACS and GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)

-President of the Free Software Foundation

-Computer Programmer and Hacktivist

What?

Talk on "Internet Freedom in the Context of SOPA/ PIPA"

When?

On 8th February, 2012

From 3:00 pm onwards

Where?

Two-Day Workshop on Free Software Technologies

Venue
Swecha Office, Gachibowli 'X' Roads

Swecha is going to organize a two-day workshop on Free Software Technologies on the 28th and 29th of January, 2012 at its office in Gachibowli 'X' Roads. The following topics would be dealt with in this workshop:

 

1. Free Software Development Model

2. Making of a Computer Suite

3. Converging Programming (PHP, MySQL, Apache Web Server, GIMP, Audacity, KdenLive)

4. Drupal

 

*  The registration fee for the workshop is Rs. 150 for two days.

*  Certificates would be given to all the participants.

*  All the participants would also be provided with lunch.

 

For further details, please contact:

Ashish. A

9581003399