Lots and lots of firefox clubs are bring initiated in and around Hyderabad, which shows the activeness of students towards open source, mozilla.
Today we had a Firefox Club Launch event in “Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus (GNITC)” which was unexpected & sudden planned event for me.
The event went very well in organized way.
11:00 AM to 11:15 AM – Welcome & Introduction of Speakers by Susmitha TB
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM – Introduction to Mozilla by Srikar Ananthula
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM – Firefox OS Demo by Santhosh Viswanathan
12:30 PM to 01:00 PM – Intro about FSA & Firefox Club GNITC by Omkar Nanda
Audience and Size:
There were about 130 students who are excited to take part in this.
Reps Event Page: https://reps.mozilla.org/e/hyderabad-open-source-conference-2014/
I reached college on time -> Met the coordinators & FSA in the college who are so enthusiastic and excited about the launch. We meet Associate Director, awesome person who encouraged FSA’s of GNITC a lot to get involve in the Mozilla Activities, which helps to learn lots and loads of things.
+Srikar Ananthulaexplained about mozilla and its products which gave overview of the Mozilla.
And yeah !! We played videos of Mozilla Manifesto, Mozilla in your language etc.
+Santosh Viswanathamgave introduction about firefox os and shown a demo app which he had developed on topic valentine’s day 😉 He showed them Firefox OS Simulator Dashboard as well.
+Omkar Nanda, FSA lead of GNITC has explained about the Firefox Student Ambassador Program which made more enthusiastic.
Finally ” Vote of Thanks” by Susmitha and we thanked her for all time in helping us to do this.
We received good & positive response. Lot of people asked questions about Mozilla, open source, why open source , how mozilla gets funds etc. Yeah , I answered all of them. They are so excited about the Club Launch in college.
To +Santosh Viswanatham for delivering the session on Firefox OS
To +Omkar Nanda for setting up club and active participation
To +Susmitha and Kavya for coordinating the event till last
And thanks to Managing Director(MD) – H.S. Saini Sir, Dean – Rishi Sayal Sir, HOD of CSE – Masood Sir for giving us permissions to setup everything, supporting to setup the room for club and providing dedicated place for Open source activities 🙂 Hope we get the support for future.
Thanks a lot for Associative Director – P.Parthasaradhi Sir
for giving us support in all aspects and having Lunch with you is really great, awesome 🙂
Hope this clubs rocks !! Thanks all who made this event success !! Bye !!