On September 21st, 2013, over 150 participants will come together to celebrate the Software Freedom Day. Software Freedom Day (SFD) is a global celebration and education of why transparent and sustainable technologies are now more important than ever.
In the University of Lagos, Eko-Geeks will join the global celebrations with its fourth edition of “Software Freedom Day” hosted by Eko-Konnect Research and Education Initiative, a consortium of Higher education Institutions in Lagos State, led by the University of Lagos with the theme “The Power of Open Source” .
Key resource persons who have used and benefited from the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Movement will exchange ideas, knowledge and skills by enlighting young enthusiaste on empowering technologies that provide new and exciting challenges, a career in ICT as well as financial stability while using a free source code and personalising it.
10:00 - 10:20: Registration
10:20 – 10:40: Welcome Address
10:40 - 11:10: About Campus Technology Internship Program
- Olufemi Adeleye, Vice Representative, CTIP.
11:10 – 11:40: Everyday Open source Application
- Mrs. Olayinka Odunsi, Head, Web team, University of Lagos
11:40 – 12:10: Open Source Project management system
- Femi Taiwo, Manager, Technology Services, INITS Ltd
12:10 - 12:40:Content Management Systems
- Dr Florence Oladeji, Lecturer, Computer Sci. University of Lagos
12.40 – 13.00: Questions and Answers
13:00 - 13:30: Rapid Application Development
- Don Onwunumah
13:30 - 14:00: Building Web Apps using Meteor
Tim Akinbo, CEO, TimbaObject
14:00 – 14:20: Questions and Answers, distribution of open source software
14:20 – 14:30: Quiz/Competition
14:30 – 15:10: Refreshment
15:10 – 15:20: Vote of Thanks
- Afolabi Damilola, Coordinator, SFD, 2013
15:10 -16:00: Instalfest All Interns