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FOSS Workshop at chennai

FOSS Workshop at chennai

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National Workshop on Software Freedom in Engineering Education at chennai on 28th March 2012
National Workshop on Software Freedom in Engineering Education at chennai on 28th March 2012

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NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON About our Institution SOFTWARE FREEDOM IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION 28th March 2012 The Department of Computer

Science and Engineering is established in the year 2002. The department shares the mission and vision of the institute to achieve excellence through high quality and need based education with focus on technical competence and development of individual potential. The department is well equipped with 3 diversified laboratories. The department has organized various Technical level symposium for inter and intra colleges. Asan Memorial College of Engineering and Technology has been established in the year 2002 in recognition of the vital need to develop competent engineering professionals and techno-managerial personnel to meet the growth needs of the country. The college is located in the villages of Thandarai and Keerapakkam adjoining Chengalpet Town, 9 Kms on Chengalpet – Mahabalipuram Highway. The College campus spread over 45 acres of land with picturesque hills and valleys forming a backdrop provides a pollution free ideal and healthy setting for learning and living. The college established as a co-educational institution is affiliated to Anna University Department of CSE

Organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering

The college has identified the emerging areas of Engineering and Technology, such as Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering, Bachelor of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Bachelor of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Electronics & Instrumentation and Bachelor of Civil Engineering. The College is AN ISO 9001::2008 certified institution. Our Group Institutions 1) Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School 2) Asan Memorial Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology 3) Asan Memorial Matriculation Higher Secondary School 4) Asan Memorial College of Arts & Science 5) Asan Memorial Institute of Management 6) Kumaran Asan Memorial Higher Secondary School 7) Asan Business School 8) Asan Memorial Dental College & Hospital

About the Workshop Advancements in the field of computer technology have been rapid with innovations, beyond imagination. Our aim is that we should be in line with the latest technology updated with recent developments. This National Workshop is aimed at providing knowledge on issues related with Open Source Software Technology – Open source tools, open source projects, open source programming tools, etc.

Asan Memorial College of Engineering & Technology,
(An ISO 9001::2008 Certified Institution) Asan Nagar, (9th Km of Chengalpet – Mahabalipuram Highway) Chengalpet – 603 105

Call for Participation Participation is invited from research scholars, academicians, technologist and students from research labs, Universities and Industries.

Chief Patron Topics to be covered Shri.A.K.Gopalan, Founder Secretary

What is FOSS? FOSS Philosophy Why it is important in Engineering Education? Linux Everywhere Why specifically Linux? Learn the Linux way? Installing Linux Introduction to Applications in Linux Understanding the Linux File system Popular linux commands for daily use Projects in FOSS Open Source Programming / Tools


Patrons Mrs. Shyamala Jayaprakash, General Secretary Dr.Gautham Babu, Director Dr.E.Chandrasekaran, Principal Chair Prof.A.Suresh, HoD, Dept of CSE Convener Prof.R.Mariappan, Dept of CSE Coordinator Mr.Vijayarangan, Asso.Prof, Dept of CSE



Registration fee



Organizing Committee Mr.S.Rajinikanth Mrs.J.Preethi Wilson Mr.N.Manjunathan Mr.D.Jaganathan Mr.K.Vijayakumar Mr.S.Suresh Kumar Send your registration forms to Prof.R.Mariappan, Dept of CSE, Asan Memorial College of Engineering & Technology, Asan Nagar, (9th Km of Chengalpet – Mahabalipuram Highway) Chengalpet – 603 105 Tel No: 044-27447283/7106 Mobile: +919444812756 E-Mail: fossworkshop@gmail.com

Participants should register through email by sending the filled in registration form and the registration fee has to be paid on the workshop at the venue. Note: i.As the no.of seats is limited, the selection will be FCFS basis. Candidates registering on the last date may not get acceptance. ii. The participants coming from beyond 300km , exempted from fee on production of travel tickets, but need to register.


Important dates Submission of Registration forms (by E-Mail) : 17.03.12 Intimation of selection (by E-Mail) : 19.03.12

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