In addition to knowing the current state of art through the Parallel Session, the Convention will also hold a range full-day hands on tutorial sessions towards helping the participants learn and see for themselves the potential of free software tools in their respective areas of interest.



Resource Person(s)
Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) free Learning Management System (LMS)

Dr. Ravindran, IIT Madras

VLSI and Embedded Systems

Dr. L Pratap Reddy, JNTU Hyderabad
Dr. Shankar, IIT Madras

Geographic Information System (GIS)

Mr. S. N. Prasad / Mr. Santosh, SACON

Octave for Image and Signal Processing

Dr. L Pratap Reddy, JNTU Hyderabad

Software Carpentry

Mr. Prasad

R (the free software Statistical Computing Tool) Prof. Deepayan Sarkar and Prof. BG Manjunath, ISI, Delhi
Implementation of Drupal in Research & Academics

Siva(Drupal Hyderabad)

Shyamala(Tamil Nadu Drupal)

Setting up a Free Software Laboratory

Mr. Rangababu/Medhamsh/Sarath/Bhuvan, Swecha

Scripting Tools

 May be Dr. Prabhu Ramachandran, IIT Bombay

Networking Protocols Stack

Mr. Narsimha Rao, Wipro

Distro Building

Mr. Bhuvankrishna, Swecha


Please note that you need to additionally register for the Tutorials of your interest and seats are available on First come First serve basis.