The early days in Free Software movement .

2008 :

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A Convention on “Freedom and Software” is proposed to be conducted on 21st September, 2008 at the Russian Cultural Center in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

M. Subramanian – The Mayor, N. Ram – Editor, The Hindu, Debesh Das – Minister of Information Technology, West Bengal, Kiran Chandra – Director, Free Software Foundation India & Prabir Purkayastha – Secretary, Delhi Science Forum, have been confirmed to be the panel of speakers.

The objective of the event will be the launch of the project for the development of a Tamil Version of the GNU/ Linux operating system. The launch will be made by the Mayor, M.Subramanian. The project will be developed by engineering students with able technical support from the IT professionals & professors, and infrastructural support by the entrepreneurs.
 
The logo and caption for the Free Software Forum, Tamil Nadu will be launched by Mr. N. Ram.

The event will be attended by the IT professionals, Entrepreneurs, Researchers and professors of reputed colleges, from all over the country and the registration will be open to all, so you can bring all your friends as well. There will be no entry fee for the same.

All Students, Industrialists, Professors, Entrepreneurs and Researchers are Invited.

More info @ https://fsftn.org/blog/regional-convention-on-freedom-and-software/

November  – 2008

FSFTN team actively participated in the National Convention on Free Software 2008, held at Kochin, Kerala, by attending and delivering sessions on November 14th and 15th, 2008.

Kerala 2008

 

Invitation by Mr.Vijayan to attend the National Free Software COnference @ CUSAT Kochi .

Coordination Courtesy – Pawan Saxena , we got the tickets booked .

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