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Firefox Club Launch @ GNITC | 22-FEB-2014 | Hyderabad


Hi all,

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.

Schedule:

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.


Our Participation:

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 Ananthula  explained 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 Viswanatham  gave 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.

Audience Response:

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.



Special Thanks:

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

To Shravanti Madam for helping us to setup infrastructure in less time ->

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 !!

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