Mozilla Carnival Pune – 15th September 2012

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Excited to share that we will be celebrating the success of Mozilla Summer Code Party event(s) in the country along with the Software Freedom Day on 15th of September 2012 at SICSR, Pune.

Agenda:
The Mozilla carnival starts at 9.00 AM, the topics include:
– Mozilla Summer Code Party
– Software Freedom Day
– Mozilla projects and Initiatives
– Hands-on session focused on WebMaking and Localization
– WoMoz (Women in Open source/ IT) — Get-involved with Mozilla
– Quiz
– BOF sessions

What is Summer Code Party?
This summer, Mozilla came up with a unique global experiment by inviting people around the world to make and learn something amazing with the web. This turned out to be the world’s first-everSummer Code Party.” Started on June 23.

Our community members from across the country hosted the code party, got together, made things, played with the Webmaker projects, and learned a lot. These include MozParty PuneBVP DelhiIIT DelhiAnthiyurErode and many other. The response has been amazing and its an incredible experience for the community for its role in making for a more web literate world. The efforts, small and big have been recognized through out the global community proving the power of contribution.

Mozilla Carnival and much more..
Mozilla Carnival will be witnessing the second pan India community meetup(informal). This is a special event to us, as some of us would be meeting for the first time! The community members include, localizers, student reps, mozilla reps and webmakers.

One of the take away points at the previous Mozilla India community meetup was building a community of Women in Mozilla & Open Source. At this event, Priyanka and Hema will be introducing the WoMoz (Women in Mozilla and open source) program, its activities, goals and how one can get involved with the program.

Come join us! Lets Meet, Make & Learn amazing things!

REGISTERING:

  • RSVP here.
  • Join the Facebook event page.
  • This event is free to attend and by registering only.
  • The venue can accommodate around 100 people.

#HASHTAG:

  • For tweeting, photos and all use #hashtag: #MozPartyPune & #MozCarnival

EVENT SCHEDULE:

Time Events
9:00 AM onwards Registration
Room 207 Room 601
10:00 – 10:30 AM KeyNote (Sayak)
10:30 – 11:00 AM Mozilla and FOSS (Ankit) – The Mozilla story and FOSS for newbies
11:00 AM – 12:00 AM Webmaker projects (Gauthamraj) – Let’s build something awesome on the web!
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM about : config  (Anwesh) – Tweaking Firefox the way you want! Project NeMo: (Sayak, Gauthamraj and Soumya) – taking Mozilla to the masses
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM URL & Routing Logic [URL]: (Soumya) – Dissecting the innards of weblinks
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Firefox Flicks (Vineel)
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Open Badges, Banana Bread (Sayak) L10N (Rajesh, Faizal & Aman) – Mozilla in your own language
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Contributing to Mozilla (Vineel) WoMoz (Priyanka & Hema) – Women in OpenSource and Mozilla
4:00 PM – 4:15 PM Tea
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM BOF Sessions

CONTACT:
If you have any questions or doubts, contact:

  1. Sayak Sarkar: sayak.bugsmith at gmail dot com | +919637979905
  2. Soumya Deb: debloper at gmail dot com | +91 7387705588
  3. Vineel Reddy Pindi: pndivineelreddy at gmail dot com | +91 9985258603

 

 

MozClub at SICSR – 11th August 2012

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Pune presently being one of the most happening places for the Mozilla Summer Code Party,  Mozilla Reps Ankit Gadgil and Sayak Sarkar organized the MozClub event at Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research(SICSR), Pune on 11th August 2012.

Pune is now the city with the highest number of Mozilla Reps in India. The Reps are constantly working to make the Summer Code Party a huge Success. With the events Like MozParty and MozFest proving to be highly successful, MozClub at SICSR was another addition to the Hit List.
The MozClub event was intended to learn the basics of Webmaking, work with Webmaking tools and create an official Mozilla Students Club at SICSR.
With all the ReMos brainstorming at the latest MozCafe, thus the idea of MozClub was born.
With the idea coming to reality, the event was scheduled on 11th August 2012. The venue, unarguably the hub for FOSS events : SICSR, Pune.
The Event saw an excellent crowd of 65+ students from SICSR in attendance eager to grab knowledge.

MozClub started smoothly with Ankit Gadgil introducing the event to the attendees and a session on Introduction to Mozilla and MozClub, Sayak Sarkar followed with a session on Introduction to Mozilla Summer Code Party. Webmaking was then introduced to the crowd by Sayak and Ankit followed by the use of Mozilla Webmaker tools like Thimble.

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MozPartyPune – 23rd June 2012

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Firefox & MozParty

Mozilla Summer Code Party 2012, Pune

On Saturday, 23rd June 2012 we organized MozParty Pune at Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research, as a kickoff event for Mozilla Summer Code Party. We had a good mix of college students and working professionals as attendees for the event. There were around 75-90 attendees in total for the event. We had talk sessions as well as hands-on sessions and workshops.

The day started with an Introduction to Mozilla Summer Code Party by me, where I talked about what exactly Mozilla’s Summer Code Party is, and to how to spread awareness about the open web. The audience seemed quite interested in the idea, and looked quite excited to find out about the various ways by which they can do so.

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