Convention on “Freedom and Software” is proposed to be conducted on
21st September, 2008 at the Russian Cultural Center in Chennai, Tamil
M. Subramanian – The Mayor,
N. Ram – Editor, The Hindu,
Debesh Das – Minister of Information Technology, West Bengal,
Kiran Chandra – Director, Free Software Foundation India &
Prabir Purkayastha – Secretary, Delhi Science Forum,
have been confirmed to be the panel of speakers.
objective of the event will be the launch of the project for the
development of a Tamil Version of the GNU/ Linux operating system. The
launch will be made by the Mayor, M.Subramanian. The project will be
developed by engineering students with able technical support from the
IT professionals & professors, and infrastructural support by the
The logo and caption for the Free Software Foundation, Tamil Nadu will be launched by Mr. N. Ram.
event will be attended by the IT professionals, Entrepreneurs,
Researchers and professors of reputed colleges, from all over the
country and the registration will be open to all, so you can bring all
your friends as well. There will be no entry fee for the same.
All Students, Industrialists, Professors, Entrepreneurs and Researchers are Invited.