[ubuntu-my] Software Freedom Day 2007 Celebration in IIUM PJ Campus

Haznizul bin Ahamad Shukery haznizul at iiu.edu.my
Thu Sep 13 10:18:53 BST 2007


Hai everybody!

I would like to announce that ICT Society and Computer Club at the Centre
of Foundation Studies, International Islamic University Malaysia (PJ
Campus) are planning to celebrate the Software Freedom Day 2007. It should
be on 15th of September 2007. However, we are unable to organize it at
that time. Therefore, we postpone it to 20, 21 and 22 September 2007.

The details of the program are as follows:

Day 1 & 2: 20 - 21 September 2007

OSS Exhibition and Promotion
Time: 10 AM - 4 PM
Venue: ICT Department Computer Lab A
Description: We will provide several stall for OSS exhibition. So far, we
are planning to exhibit Ubuntu and software in the package. We also
welcome any individual or organization that want to participate in the
exhibition and distribute any OSS. Stall payment: Free of charge.

Day 3: 22 September 2007

Talk on Open Source
Tentative Topic: "How to make money from Open Source Software?"
Time: 9:30 AM
Venue: Lecture Hall A
Description: The objective of the talk is to increase people's interest in
using OSS. The angle that we want to choose is in term of making money.
Google, YouTube etc can make billions of money by using OSS. Tentatively,
we would like to invite Khairil Yusof, FOSS to deliver the talk. But, if
any of you have better topic and willing to share your knowledge, please
tell me.

OSS Installation Fiesta
Time: 2 PM
Venue: Science Building Hall
Description: Anybody who are interested to install and try OSS, we will
assist them in installing the software. IIUM Staff are encouraged by IIUM
top management to migrate from Windows to Linux.

Please inform me how you or your organization can help us in make this
program a success. So far, we need assistant in term of the speaker,
volunteers to promote OSS at the exhibition counters and facilitators to
assist OSS installation.

Thank you very much for your cooperation.

Yours sincerely,

Haznizul A. Shukery
SFD 2007 Celebration, IIUM

ICT Department,
Centre for Foundation Studies,
International Islamic University Malaysia.

Hp: 019-3341136
Office: 03-7780 3555

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