Posts filed under “FOSS.IN”

FOSS.IN/2009 Delegate Registration is ongoing!

If you have been living under a rock, here’s a helpful news update about FOSS.IN/2009: Almost 800 registrations at the time of writing, almost all sponsor slots filled, and much more. Read the update: FOSS.IN/2009 – registrations, sponsors, expo, excitement & more

FOSS.IN/2009 Speaker registration closes Mon 26/Oct 23:59 IST

If you plan to be anything more than a delegate at FOSS.IN/2009, you better hurry – registrations close on Monday, October 26th, at 23:59 GMT+0530. So if you want to be part of the largest and most important Free & Open Source Software event in this part of the world, and stand shoulder to shoulder [...]

FOSS.IN/2009 Speaker Registration

Please note that the FOSS.IN/2009 Speaker registration is open, and a number of submissions have already been received. Read the CfP at and then head to And submit your talk/workout/workshop/bof/hacker-session/project-of-the-day proposal. It’s best NOT to do what most people do every year – procrastinate till the last moment, especially since talk evaluation is [...]

FOSS.IN/2009 Call for Participation

And here we go – FOSS.IN/2009′s Call for Participation. Apologies for the delays, things are very different for us this year, with a new venue, new team members, and all sorts of aches and pains we don’t want to talk about The registration system for speakers is open NOW – head there as soon [...]

FOSS.IN: The Calm before the Storm

You should read this first: FOSS.IN: The Wind of Change With that post, I made it clear where FOSS.IN is going – it will no longer be a conference that navel-gazes, and focuses only on itself, but will reach out to the technology world, and become the inclusive hacker event that I have wanted it [...]

FOSS.IN/2009 Dates and Venue announced

For those of you sleeping under a rock (which means that you are not on Twitter or following Planet FOSS.IN) – we announced the dates and venue for FOSS.IN/2009 yesterday. FOSS.IN/2009 will happen on December 1-5, 2009 at the NIMHANS Convention Centre in Bangalore, and it will be bigger and better than ever. I recommend [...]

Input needed: FOSS.IN/2009 Dates

If you are interested in participating in FOSS.IN this year, you may have a chance to decide when the event takes place. Check out out this post, where Team FOSS.IN is trying to get a fair fix on a set of dates for this year’s event.

FOSS.IN/2008 starts tomorrow

This is it, folks, your last heads-up: FOSS.IN/2008, India’s best known, much awaited, Free and Open Source Software event, begins tomorrow morning (Tuesday, 25th November), at the National Science Symposium Center (JN Tata Auditorium), Indian Institute of Science (aka Tata Institute), in Bangalore, and goes on till Saturday, the 29th of November. Tomorrow morning’s opening [...]

The FOSS.IN Promo Video

It is not often that I get dragged into something like this, but the team felt it was time to raise the bar, so here it is – the first ever promotional video for FOSS.IN.

Understanding FOSS.IN/2008

While we have been working hard in the background to bring the event to life, it looks like a few FUD (Fear-Uncertanity-Doubt) jockeys have been having a field day spreading wrong information about what the event is all about. Normally, we ignore this kind of stuff, but I think a bit of clarification is in [...]