[kde-community] [KDE-India] Announcing conf.kde.in 2016

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Wed Jan 13 17:33:17 UTC 2016

A great way to ensure is by giving a hand! ;-)


On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 4:50 PM, Shubham Rao <cshubhamrao at gmail.com> wrote:
> Great! Please ensure videos and slides of the talks are available online.
> Please :-)
> On Wed 13 Jan, 2016 8:40 pm R.Harish Navnit <harishnavnit at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Greetings everyone,
>> We are very excited to announce the fourth edition of conf.kde.in, the
>> biggest KDE conference in India. This two day conference scheduled in March
>> will bring together Qt developers, KDE contributors, open source enthusiasts
>> and users from all across the nation. The event will give you the
>> opportunity to learn, share, contribute, innovate and create while providing
>> you endless possibilities with Qt/KDE technologies.
>> conf.kde.in is an excellent platform for you to learn about FOSS and start
>> contributing to it. The participants will be introduced to the KDE
>> community, and shall also be given an overview of the latest developments in
>> it. The talks and interactive sessions shall help strengthen your basics and
>> shall familiarize you with what it’s like to be a part of the KDE community
>> and help you to contribute to KDE and maybe for future participation in
>> programs like Google Summer of Code, Season of KDE and Google Code-In.
>> Talks
>> Every speaker at conf.kde.in is a bonafide contributor to KDE, some of
>> them contributing since a decade. Attending the conference will give you the
>> opportunity to meet seasoned open source contributors, discuss with them,
>> exchange ideas with them, learn from them and also teach them something new.
>> Call for papers have been activated and the last day to submit talk is
>> 31st Jan, 2016. Do submit your talk at
>> https://conf.kde.org/en/india2016/cfp/session/new.
>> Many of these contributors work for great companies (which themselves are
>> involved in various open source projects. Also you will find that many of
>> these contributors were students until recently.)
>> Wondering what KDE/Qt is ?
>> KDE is one of the largest international free software community. It has an
>> integrated set of cross-platform applications designed to run on GNU/Linux,
>> FreeBSD, Solaris, Microsoft Windows, and OS X systems.
>> KDE is known for its Plasma Workspace, an environment provided as the
>> default working environment on many Linux distributions, such as Kubuntu,
>> Pardus, and openSUSE.
>> To find more information about KDE, please visit  http://www.kde.org/
>> Qt is a cross-platform application framework that is widely used for
>> developing application software with a graphical user interface (GUI) and
>> also used for developing non-GUI programs  such as command- line tools and
>> consoles for servers. Qt is most notably used in Tesla Motors, Adobe
>> Photoshop Elements, Skype, VLC media player, VirtualBox, Dassault DraftSight
>> and Mathematica, and by the European Space Agency, DreamWorks, Google, HP,
>> KDE, Lucasfilm, Autodesk Maya, The Foundry's Nuke, Panasonic, Philips,
>> Blackberry applications, Samsung, Siemens, Volvo, Walt Disney, Animation
>> Studios and Research In Motion. Qt runs on multiple platforms which include
>> Linux, Windows, Mac OSX, Embedded Linux, Blackberry 10, Android, Sailfish
>> and Ubuntu Phone OS.
>> To find more information about Qt, please visit  http://qt-project.org/
>> Details about conf.kde.in:
>> Venue:   The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan,
>> India
>> Date:      5th - 6th March, 2016
>> The registrations for the conference will be open next coming week. Please
>> register yourself here (http://cki2016.doattend.com/).
>> We are working very hard to make conf.kde.in 2016 a huge success and it
>> will happen with the help of your participation. Looking forward to meet you
>> all. Stay tuned for regular updates about this event on our
>> Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/kdeindia) / Twitter
>> (https://twitter.com/kdeindia) page.
>> For any queries, feel free to reach us at fosslnmiit at gmail.com
>> Cheers!
>> [1] http://conf.kde.in
>> [2] https://kde.in/conf/cfp
>> Thanks,
>> R.Harish Navnit
>> The Enigma
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> --
> With Regards,
> Shubham Rao
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