Every year, the third Saturday of September marks for the Software Freedom Day. On this day, users, developers and companies using or developing the Free and Open Source Software [FOSS] celebrate by organizing various events and activities related to FOSS. No doubts on Nepal is also one of the countries having huge number of activists/believers/users of FOSS. Various open communities exists which are continuously contributing to promote and aware people about the FOSS.
With a number of active volunteers and a bunch of sponsors and supporting communities, Software Freedom Day 2017 was celebrated in Chitwan, Nepal. CSIT Association of Nepal Chitwan in collaboration with FOSS Chitwan Community jointly made this celebration successful. The Tandoor Palace, located in Saptagandaki Chowk, Bharatpur became the perfect venue for the event. The event started at sharp 11:00 AM where all the guests and presenters were also in time. The companies/organizations/instutions that sponsored the event and helped make the successful are listed below:
1. FutureGen IT Solutions
2. Dream Tech Pvt. Ltd.
3. New Subedi Enterprise
4. Classic Tech Pvt. Ltd.
5. Indreni College
And the supporting communities which provided the organizing team with enough support for the event are:
1. Indreni Open Source Club [IOSC]
2. Lumbini Open Source Klub [LOSK]
3. FOSS Birendra
4. FOSS Gaindakot
5. FOSS Madi
1. Welcome Ceremony
2. Introduction to FOSS and Software Freedom Day (Paper Presentation)
3. Career in Open Source (Paper Presentation)
4. Motivational Speech on ICT and M'Academia
5. Quantum Cryptography (Paper Presentation)
6. Dockerize your Life with Docker
7. Introduction to GoDot Game Engine
8. Idea Challenge
9. Online Real Estate System Presentation
10. IPv4 and IPv6 Research Project Presentation