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2nd Call for Participation
NCOSS-09: National Conference on Open Source Software
May 25 - 26, 2009, Navi Mumbai, India.
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Mumbai
IEEE Computer Society, Mumbai and Chennai chapters &
CSI, Div II on Software & SIG-OSS
Linux For You
The National Conference on Open Source Software is intended to act as a forum for promoting adoption of open source softwares and solutions in different areas, by sharing experiences in solution selection, customization/adaptation, etc. Over 110 papers were submitted to the conference from all over India. After a rigorous international refereeing process, 25 papers have been selected, which will be presented during the conference.
Conference Programme :
Pre-Conference Tutorials (on May 24, 2009) which include
Adopting Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) using Open Source Software
How to build your extensions for Open Office
MySQL cluster & high availability
Customize your Moodle [Learning Management System]
More information on these tutorials can be found at http://ncoss.cdacmumbai.in/index.php/oss/OSS09/pages/view/aboutTutorials
Paper Presentation in areas including
Indian Language Computing and Localization
Visit this link for more information on selected papers of the conference http://ncoss.cdacmumbai.in/index.php/oss/OSS09/pages/view/SelectedPapers
Keynote address by Prof. C. R. Muthukrishnan, Advisor TCS and Ex-Director IIT Madras
Invited Talk by Prof. Prabhu Ramachandran (Developer of Mayavi), IIT Bombay
Invited Talk by Dr. B.K.Gairola, Director General, NIC (to be confirmed)
A panel discussion on - 'Circumventing barriers to FOSS adoption'
More information on invited talks and panel discussion will be updated at http://ncoss.cdacmumbai.in/index.php/oss/OSS09/pages/view/TalksDiscussion
Some live demos of FOSS applications like
Vanilla - Open Source Business Intelligence software
Indic script rendering in PDF using jasper reports
Webservice testing tool and more . . .
Programme Committee :
Ramakrishnan S., C-DAC, Pune (Chair)
Chakravarti A. K, DIT, Delhi
Zia Saquib, C-DAC, Mumbai
Sasikumar M, C-DAC, Mumbai
Sivakumar G, IIT, Mumbai
Venkatesh Hariharan, RedHat, Mumbai
Mohan H R, The Hindu, Chennai
Rishab Aiyer Gosh,UNU-MERIT, Netherlands
Krishnan C N, AU-KBC, Chennai
Gora Mohanty, Sarai, Delhi
Rajagopal M R, C-DAC, Chennai
Dravida Seetharam, IBM, Bangalore
Nagarjuna G, HBCSE, Mumbai
Demo Hall :
NCOSS-09, announces DEMO HALL for show-casing open source applications. The aim is to provide a platform for people to demonstrate their open source works/tools. Irrespective of whether you have a paper at the conference, you can use this opportunity to showcase your work.
All those participating in the demo hall must register for the conference. You would just have to fillup the following http://ncoss.cdacmumbai.in/files/conferences/2/ApplicationforDemoSession.rtf
and mail it to ncoss@...
asap. Now limited slots are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. So apply early...
For more details visit http://ncoss.cdacmumbai.in/index.php/oss/OSS09/pages/view/aboutDemoHall
Not for profit/ educational institutions
( Registration form and more details on website )
Limited seats available, register early !
(For more details and registration)
C-DAC Mumbai, Raintree Marg, Near Bharati Vidyapeeth,
Opp. Kharghar Railway Station, Sector 7, CBD Belapur,
Navi Mumbai - 400 614, INDIA.
E-mail : ncoss@...
Phone : +91-22-27565303
Fax : +91-22-27560004
Website : http://ncoss.cdacmumbai.in