[Fsf-friends] Software Freedom Day 2008: Seminar on Language Computing and Free Knowledge

santhosh Thottingal santhosh.thottingal at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 22:30:29 IST 2008

Software Freedom Day 2008

Seminar on Language Computing and Free Knowledge

on 20th September 2008
organised jointly by Swathantra Malayalam Computing(SMC),
Malabar Christian College, Kozhikode,
& FOSS-CELL;NIT- Calicut

Venue: Malabar Christian College Computer Centre
Time: 10.00 am to 5.00pm

Inaugural Session:
Welcome: Dr. Sreejith M.Nair
President: Mrs.Gladys PE Isaac,Principal,Malabar Christian College

Inauguration: Dr.M.R.Raghava Varrier
Software Freedom Day Lecture: Sri. K. H. Hussain

Topic: Language, Society and Freedom
Software Freedom: An Introduction: Sri. Anivar Aravind

Felicitation: Comdr. Percy Mackaden,VSM
Vote of Thanks: Dr.K.Rajasekharan

Tea Break

Session 1: Language Computing
Rapporteur: Sri. M.E.Premanand
Presentation 1: Language Computing: Current Scenario – Dr. Mahesh Mangalat
Presentation 2: Text, Hypertext and New Publishing – Sri. P.P. Ramachandran
Presentation 3: Swathanthra malayalam Computing:Mission, Projects and Practice:
A Demonstration– Sri. Jaison Nedumpala

Lunch Break

Session 2: Towards a Knowledge Society

Rapporteur: Sri.A.P.M.Rafeeque

Presentation1: Introduction to Free Knowledge: Concept Framework

and Practice: Sri.Anivar Aravind

Presentation 2: Content Licensing and Open Standards:Sri. Hiran Venugopalan

Presentation 3: Bridging Digital Divide: The Way Forward: Sri.Shyam Karanatt

Tea Break

Session 3: Panel Discussion

ഭാഷയുടേയും സംസ്കാരത്തിന്റേയും സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യവും ഭാവിയും

Moderator: Dr.K.V.Thomas

Participants: Sri. Kalpetta Narayanan, Sri.N.P.Rajendran, Sri.P. Suresh,

Smt.T.V.Suneetha, Dr.C.J.George

Vote of Thanks: Sri.T.M.Raveendran

INSTALLFEST is being organized in connection with Software Freedom Day
by FOSS-CELL, NIT-Calicut and FSUG-Calicut.
INSTALLFEST will be open from 11.30 am to 5.00pm. Various Open Source
Operating System distributions and Application Software will be
installed free of cost and
training will be provided to install and use them.
Please bring your CPU/Laptop.

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