GNU/Linux System Master Training Programme

ICFOSS organised a Masters' Training Programme in GNU/Linux for forming a group of experts as Master Trainers to handle the training on FOSS. The training was on 20th and 21st of April 2016 at ICFOSS office from 10.00 am – 4.00 pm. The programme was free of cost. There were 15 persons from different organisations participated in the programme. The subject matter dealt with in the programme wa

IDSARI 2016 - Report

ICFOSS organized a 2 day workshop on Information Delivery Systems for Academic and Research Institutions (IDSARI), at ICFOSS, Technopark, Trivandrum on 22nd and 23rd April 2016. This programme was directed at the staff of Educational and Research institutions in general, and Programme Officers/Course Co-ordinators, Teachers, Librarians and students in particular, to equip the participants with kno

Economic Impact of Free and Open Source Software Usage in Government - A Report

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) is increasingly being used by government departments around the world.FOSS provides access to high-quality software, with licenses to use and modify freely, and is usually available free of cost. When government departments consider developing egov applications to improve their services and reach to citizens, FOSS is often a powerful alternative to consider. Wh

The FOSS Young Professional Meet 2015 - Report

ICFOSS conducted a meet namely, FOSS Young Professional Meet 2015 (FYPM 2015) during 21-22 December 2015 at Mascot Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram. The lead theme for the meet is "Internet of Things with Open Source Hardware", reflecting the importance of recent developments in this domain. The event had invited presentations on a variety of emerging areas in "IoT with open source software & hardware" f

FOSS Young Professional Meet 2015

21-22 Dec 2015, Mascot Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram ICFOSS, organized FOSS Young Professional Meet 2015 on 21 & 22 December 2015 at Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum. The participants were students, fresh graduates, young professionals and start-up companies that are interested in FOSS-based tools and technologies. The lead theme for the FYPM2015 is "Internet of Things with Open Source Hardware", reflecting t

Software and the Law

(2:00 pm, 17 Aug 2015, Travancore Hall, Technopark) SFLC.IN, in association with ICFOSS, GTECH and TiE Kerala, jointly organized a public lecture on the topic "Software and the Law". Prof. Eben Moglen, Columbia Law School and Ms. Mishi Choudhary from SFLC New York/Delhi were the resource persons.

Ethics and Emerging Technologies

(5:45 pm, 17 August 2015, CDAC Amphitheatre, Trivandrum) ICFOSS, SFLC.IN, CDAC Trivandrum, IEEE Society for Social Implications of Technology (IEEE-SSIT) and Internet Society Trivandrum Chapter (ISOC-TRV) jointly organized a Discussion on the theme "ETHICS AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES" on 17 August 2015, at CDAC Amphitheatre, Vellayambalam, Trivandrum. The speakers were Prof. Eben Moglen from Columbi

ICFOSS-SFLC.IN-CIS Consultation on OSS Policy of Government of India

(29 May 2015, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi) ICFOSS, SFLC.IN - Delhi and and Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) - Bangalore, jointly organized a Consultation on the newly-published OSS policy of the Government of India, on 29 May 2015 at the India Habitat Centre, Delhi. Participants included members of the FOSS community from different parts of the country and the representatives of the Gover