This year, Open Source Ascol Circle(OSAC) and Department of CSIT(Computer Science and Information Technology) Amrit Campus, affiliated to Tribhuvan University, are celebrating SFD 2018 Kathmandu collaboratively with the slogan “Open Source for multi-disciplinary integration”. The main event will occur on 15th September 2018 at Theatre Hall, Amrit Campus, Lainchaur, KTM. We have planned this event to be beneficial for people from different sectors closely related to Information Technology. The goal is to encourage its integration in different sectors. This event will have an exhibition, stalls, interactive games, speeches from renowned figures on open source and panel discussion on “The Business Framework on Free and Open Source Software(FOSS): its morality and Practicality”.

Program Summary

* Date: 15th September 2018

* Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

* Venue: Amrit Science Campus, Lainchaur, Kathmandu

* Theme: Open Source for multi-disciplinary integration


1. Makura Creations

2. NIIT Computer Learning Center

3. New Summit College

4.Swastik College

Celebrating Partners

1. FOSS Nepal

2. Mozilla Nepal

3. Kathmandu Living Labs

4. Youth Thinkers' Society

5. Open Knowledge Nepal

6. Google Business Group (GBG) Kathmandu

7. CSIT Entrance

8. Ruby Nepal

9. CSIT Association of Nepal

10. R User Group Nepal


1. Rob Savoye

2. Suvash Khadka

3. Subham Ghimire

4. Saurav Bhattarai

5. Ravi Bhattarai

Event HashTags

1. #SFD2018

2. #SFD2018NP

3. #SFD2018KTM

4. #SFD2018ASCOL

5. #SFD2018OSAC


10:00 AM - Registration | Swag Distribution | Project Stall Visit | Gaming

11:00 AM - Opening Ceremony | Speaker Sessions

12:30 PM - Community Gathering and Networking

12:30 PM - Open Street Map Workshop (On different Hall)

01:30 PM - Lunch and Refreshments

01:30 PM - Data Analysis Workshop (On different Hall)

02:00 PM - Panel Discussion ("The business framework of Open Source: it's Morality and Practicality")

03:00 PM - Closing Ceremony

Working Teams

* SFD Finance Team | Lead by Shishir Ghimire / Sandip Basnet

* SFD Artworks Team | Lead by Nirmal Rijal / Rupesh Sunwar / Bishal Chapagain/ Shishir Ghimire

* SFD College Co-ordination | Lead by Shishir Ghimire / Bikram Karki / Nirmal Rijal

* SFD Administration and Communication Team | Lead by Rameshwor Dhakal / Sandip Basnet

* SFD Logistics/Resources Team | Lead by Kreetika Paudel / Aayush Poudel / Pramila Chapagain

* SFD Media Team | Lead by All

* SFD Social Media Team | Lead by Chiranjibi Shrestha / Pramila Chapagain / Kreetika Paudel

* SFD Technical Session/Panel Team | Lead by Nirmal Rijal / Sandip Basnet /

* SFD Event Co-ordination Team | Lead by All

* SFD Volunteer Co-ordination Team

Organizers and Volunteers

Asmita Paudel

Kreetika Paudel

Pramila Chapagain

Nirmal Rijal

Shisir Ghimire

Chiranjibi Shrestha

Sambhav Bhurtel

Niraj Maharjan

Chiranjibi Pandey

Roshan Gautam

Rameshwor Dhakal

Bishal Chapagain

Bikram Karki

Aayush Poudel

Dikpal Khatri Chhetry

Satish Kandel

Sujan Shrestha

Sailen Maharjan

Suman Shrestha

Sandip Basnet

College Representatives

Pralhad Rijal - Asian School of Management and Technology

Surya Raj Bista - Texas Int'l College

Gaurav Adhikari - Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus

Om Prakash Thakur - Swastik College

Rajeev Kumar Yadav - St.Lawrence College

Susmasagar Bhattarai - Sagarmatha College of Science and Technology

Pheku Raut Kurmi - Sunway Int'l Business School

Anish Khanal - Himalaya College of Engineering

Diwash Subedi - Nagarjuna College of IT

Rachana Basnet - Kathford Int'l College

Bikash Aryal - New Summit College

Aleezaa Dhakal - Madan Bhandari College

Blogs Coverage

1. https://techlekh.com/software-freedom-day-2018/

==SFD 2018 Kathmandu Nepal==


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