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      Dear Colleagues,
      If you received this email in error, please forward it to the appropriate department at your institution. Please do not reply to this message. In case of any queries please email us at ncoss@...

      2nd Call for Participation

      NCOSS-09: National Conference on Open Source Software

      May 25 - 26, 2009, Navi Mumbai, India.

      Organized by

      Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Mumbai

      Supported by

      IEEE Computer Society, Mumbai and Chennai chapters &

      CSI, Div II on Software & SIG-OSS

      Media Partner

      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


      Collaboration Technology


      Enterprise Applications

      Indian Language Computing and Localization

      Knowledge Management

      Other domains

      Visit this link for more information on selected papers of the conference http://ncoss.cdacmumbai.in/index.php/oss/OSS09/pages/view/SelectedPapers


      Invited Talks

      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)


      Panel Discussion

      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

      Project OSCAR

      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

      Registration Fees:



      Not for profit/ educational institutions

      Rs. 2200/-

      Rs. 700/-


      Rs. 3500/-

      Rs. 1000/-


      Rs. 1100/-

      Rs. 500/-

      ( Registration form and more details on website )

      Limited seats available, register early !

      Contact :

      (For more details and registration)
      NCOSS-09 Secretariat,

      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

      Warm regards,

      NCOSS Team.
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