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Under the project on Use of Open source software for Teaching Maths,
we are happy to announce:

Demo talk and hands workshop on Moodle, Free and Open Source Learning
Management System useful for Teachers
Time: 4-6 pm
Day and Date: Tuesday, 18th Jan, 2011
Venue: Bhaskracharya Pratishthana, Pune
Fees: No registration fees,
please email to bhaskara_p@vsnl.com to confirm your
attendance. That will help us to arrange no. of .
Who can attend: Any one who is interpreted to know about the moodle.

No prerequisite!



Moodle is a 5-year old Free and Open Source Learning Management System
used for facilitating complete e-learning or blended learning
(supporting traditional learning with web-based tools) for various big
and small educational institutes like The Open University UK, IIT
Bombay and even primary and high schools.

Prof. Harshad Gune and his student Samarendra Manohar Hedaoo, both of
whom manage the Moodle at SICSR (Symbiosis College, Pune), will
conduct a hands-on workshop sharing their experiences in using Moodle
as a tool making life easier for teachers as well as student!

Manjusha S. Joshi
P.I. of project on Use of Open source software for Teaching Maths,
Lecturer in Computational Mathematics,
BIM, Pune, India. http://www.bprim.org
Mobile: 09822 319328


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Workshop on Scilab, LaTeX & other Free and open source software has
been announced, under the project “Use of Open Source Software for Teaching of
Mathematics” supported by MHRD.

The first 5 days workshop will be held during 26 – 30 July, 2010 on
Scilab, LaTeX & Other FOSS tools.

* Following software will be introduced during the workshop*

Scilab: A scientific software package (http://www.scilab.org) that
provides a powerful open computing environment for engineering and
scientific applications. It is currently being used in educational and
industrial environments around the world. It is distributed freely
through the internet since 1994.

LaTeX: Technical documentation System.
Useful for Research Papers, Mathematical/Technical articles, Books,
Notes, Technical Projects write-ups, Question papers etc.

Other FOSS tools: GeoGebra, Maxima, R, SAGE,
An overview and hands on practice of Operating system Linux and other
utilities available with it.

Who can register for the workshop?

* College teachers/ registered research students
* Students (M.Sc. / Engineering/ Undergraduate from IISER/IIT/B.Math)
* Professionals ( a few seats)

Registration Process for the workshop:

* Register online with the workshop registration form.
(http://fossme.bprim.org/ )

* Last date for submission of form: Monday 21st June, 2010

Time Table, speakers, Information about fees, announced on website:

Venue: Bhaskaracharya Patishthana, Pune (www.bprim.org)

Manjusha S. Joshi
P.I. of project on Use of Open source software for Teaching Maths,
Lecturer in Computational Mathematics,
BIM, Pune, India. http://www.bprim.org
Mobile: 09822 319328
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We cordially invite you to attend The Open Source Cloud Computing Forum, a day-long virtual forum hosted by Red Hat on July 22, 2009. The event will be technically focused, with no marketing or product selling permitted.
The forum will gather together thought leaders from open source vendors, developers and customer community to discuss the capabilities and challenges facing the development, management and deployment of open source cloud computing configurations.
The forum will be held in an online webinar format with live presentations and discussions between 7pm to 1:30am India time. All presentations will be recorded and available for playback.
To attend the live event, or access recorded sessions, please register at the link below:

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Twincling company

At Twincling you will find an active and helpful User community powered by Special Interest Groups that focus on Open Source, Storage Technologies, Entrepreneurship & Startups, Ruby, Open Source Games, Science & BioInformatics and Cloud computing. Take a look at http://www.twincling.org/sig

At Twincling you will also find a very enthusiastic Developer community that is working on various Open Source projects in the Infrastructure software domain. Take a look at http://www.twincling.org/projects


check for events link.

It is based on Hyderabad.

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Richard.M.Stallman (RMS), the founder of Free Software Foundation, will be in Bangalore from 12th to 14th (tentative) December 2008

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Be there for the launch of the IBM and Cognos Developer Community and discover the new growth opportunities IBM Cognos Software can present to you and your business.

On November 4, join Ambuj Goyal, GM, Information Management Software, and other senior executives from IBM and Cognos, an IBM Company, for a half-day event that will show you how you can quickly and easily develop BI applications that drive business optimization using IBM InfoSphere Software and IBM Cognos Software.

Be the first in the world to hear about an exciting new developer community that is being launched first in India and become inaugural members simply by attending the event. At the IBM and Cognos Developer & Partner Launch, you will be introduced to the world-leading business intelligence (BI) capabilities of IBM Cognos Software (reporting, query, analysis, scorecarding and dashboarding), now a central piece of the IBM Information Management offering.

Join Ambuj Goyal and IBM Cognos executives to:
Learn how to develop solutions to address many of the pressing business needs of your clients (e.g. customer profitability, performance dashboards, financial risk insight)
Learn how to develop solutions that will deliver the power to report and act on what is really happening in your client’s business
See IBM Cognos BI software in action from the people who develop it
Understand the strategy behind the recent acquisition of Cognos by IBM, and see what it means for your business
See InfoSphere, Lotus and Rational Software demos and talk to development experts
Special offer for attendees only!
When you join us, you will receive an Information On Demand Trial Developer Kit, featuring Cognos and InfoSphere software, that will give you everything you need – from live trial software to education and marketing materials. Developers can test drive our products, and partners can see how to build and sell business optimization solutions for your clients. You will also become inaugural members of the IBM Cognos Developer Community.

Register now and join us on November 4.

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