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  1. Moodle - Ravindran @ IITM
  2. VLSI and Emb - Pratap @JNTUH and Shankar @IITM
  3. GIS - SNPrasad/Santosh @SACON
  4. Octave for Image and Signal Processing - ???? LPR
  5. Scilab for …….. ????? LPR
  6. Software Carpentary - ???? Prasad Bunny
  7. R, the stat tool - ????
  8. Drupal based CMS - ?? (Drupal Hyd contact)
  9. Setting a Free Software Lab Rangababu/Medhamsh/Sarath/Bhuvan
  10. Scripting tools – maybe Prabhu @IITB
  11. Networking Protocols Stack side Narsi
  12. Distro Make Bhuvan Krishna
Additional topics, depending on resource persons
  1. Graphics/Animation/Gaming for Beginners – ??????
  2. Speech - will chk
  3. Biosuite
  4. School OS + BOSS ??
  5. eSwecha
  6. Data Mining


Emails have been sent already by 29th nov, till S13. Provide names for other sessions.
Sessions shown in Bold are those where Coodinators have accepted

S.No Topic Session Coordinator Preferred Date Slots Speakers Summary
S1 Scientific computing Prof. Harjinder Singh, IIIT Hyderabad Any 1 or 2 Dr. Prabhakar, IIIT Hyderabad; and others Usage of computers to analyze data or models relating to scientific phenomena, i.e., Scientific Computing has become a huge and an integral part in Science and Technology development. In fact, scientific computing is one of main drivers for development of hardware and software tools. This session will cover the following basic areas of computing: managing huge amount of data from experiments using databases, simulation of numerical models of scientific phenomena (classical, statistical and quantum mechanics) and finally recent trends in hardware/software adoption among the scientific computing practitioners
S2 Scientific visualization Prof. K S Rajan, IIIT Hyderabad 18th afternoon Dr. Prabhu Ramachandran, IITB; Dr. Venkatesh Chopella, IIIT-H;
S3 Embedded technologies Prof. Shankar and Prof. Pratap Reddy, JNTU Hyderabad Any
S4 Networking and Security Dr. Kishore Kothapalli, and Dr Srinathan, IIIT Hyderabad
S5 Geospatial technologies (GIS, Remote Sensing) Dr. PS Roy , IIRS, NRSC/ISRO, Dehradun Any
S6 Environmental Simulation and Modelling Prof. TV Ramachandra, IISc, Bangalore Any
S7 Bioinformatics and Open Source Biology Prof. Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Vice Chancellor, West Bengal State University Any
S8 Grid and Cloud computing Prof. Nandini Mukerjee, Jadavpur University, Kolkatta 17th
S9 R and its uses in Scientific Analysis Dr. Rahul Roy, ISI, New Delhi Any
S10 (Free software) Mobile applications: programming for targeted areas such as health, pollution monitoring, Prof. Gopinath, IISc, Bangalore Any Sri R Subramanyam IAS, Principal Secretary RD, Govt. of AP;
S11 Natural Language Procesing and Machine Translation Prof. Rajeev Sangal, IIIT Hyderabad Any
S12 Technical aspects of Indic computing: searching, sorting, analysis of corpus for prediction, coding, etc. Mr. Kiran Chandra, FSMI & Swecha Any
S13 Code development process (covering the areas of progrma build, version control, etc.,) Sitaram Chamarty, TCS 18th One Sri Prasad, Sri Sunil
S14 eGov and Open Standards Policy Venkatesh Hariharan Any (i) Dr. Bala from OTC, NIC Chennai; (ii) yourself; (iii) Prabir or Jaijit; (iv) MR. Pardhasaradhi, Director eGOV AP Govt.; (v) IEG person; (vi) Anjana Sinha, IGP
S15 Policy – Higher Education Any Sreenivasan @ CDAC
S16 Policy – School Education MRRanganathan @ BOSS, CDAC; Any Jaijit

Program - Academic and Research Track (tentative):

17th December,2010 18th December,2010
Timings Sessions Sessions
0830 - 1000 hrs REGISTRATION
1000 - 1130 hrs S-A1: FOSS based Mobile Applications
S-A2: Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation
S-A3: Geospatial Technologies (GIS, Remote Sensing)
S-A4: eGovernance and Open Standards Policy
S-E1: Scientific Computing
S-E2: FOSS in Embedded Technologies and VLSI
S-E3: FOSS in Networking and Security
S-E4: FOSS Code Development Process
1130 - 1145 hrs Coffee and Tea Break
1145 - 1315 hrs S-B2: Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation
S-B3: Geospatial Technologies (GIS, Remote Sensing)
S-B4: eGovernance and Open Standards Policy
S-F1: Scientific Computing
S-F2: FOSS in Embedded Technologies and VLSI
S-F3: Technical aspects of Indic Computing
S-F4: FOSS in Environmental Simulation and Modelling
1315 - 1400 hrs LUNCH
1400 - 1530 hrs S-C1: Grid and Cloud Computing
S-C2: FOSS in Bioinformatics and Open Source Biology
S-C3: R and its uses in Scientific Analysis
S-C4: Open Data Policy
S-C5: FOSS and Higher Education Policy
S-G1: Scientific Visualization
S-G2: Speech Processing and Analysis
1530 - 1600 hrs Coffee and Tea Break
1600 - 1730 hrs S-D1: Grid and Cloud Computing
S-D2: FOSS in Bioinformatics and Open Source Biology
S-D3: R and its uses in Scientific Analysis
S-D5: FOSS and School Education Policy
Valedictory Session
1730 - 1900 hrs PLENARY Session

Program - Tutorial Sessions (tentative) on 16th December:

Note: All Tutorials are full day (6hours, spread over two 3hr session)

16th December,2010
Timings Sessions
0830 - 1000 hrs REGISTRATION
1000 - 1300 hrs Tutorial Session-1
1300 - 1430 hrs LUNCH
1500 - 1700 hrs INAUGURAL PROGRAM
1700 - 2000 hrs Tutorial Session-2


List of People on the Dais:
Chief Guest and Inaugural Speech: H.E. Former President of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Presided by: Chief Minister of AP
Guest of Honour and Keynote Speaker: Shri. Kapil Sibal
Others on Dais - Prof. K Nageshwar, MLC
from FSMI: * Shri Joseph (President)
* Shri Kiran Chandra (Gen Sec)
* Prof. K Gopinath (Vice-President)
* Prof. Debesh Das (Vice-President)
from Swecha - Shri Venkat Rao
Compere: Prof. Pratap Reddy (Working President, OC) and Dr. K S Rajan (Gen Sec, OC)

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