Thursday, February 17

KDE India Community to Organize Its First Conference in Bangalore


Indian KDE Community is organizing its maiden conference - conf.kde.in in Bangalore on 9th, 10th and 11th March followed by a two day code sprint on 12th and 13th.

conf.kde.in will provide a platform for Qt and KDE contributors and enthusiasts to meet up, share their knowledge, contribute, learn, play, have fun and create limitless possibilities.

About KDE-India

KDE-India is a group of volunteers meeting up at various FOSS events in India and abroad. Over the last few years, there has been a substantial increase in contributions to KDE from India to various avenues like coding, localization, marketing, website/infrastructure maintenance etc. There has also been a lot of contributions as a part of programmes like Google Summer of Code and Season of KDE.

Now Indian KDE volunteers have come together to organize a conference solely dedicated to KDE and Qt with an aim to spread KDE far and wide within India and to have new aspiring contributors to KDE.

Keynotes, Presentations and Talks

There will be three interesting keynote talks on diverse topics from Experts. You can know more about the Speakers and the Keynotes from here

Other interesting and informative talks by experts include - The Importance Of Being KDE, Introduction to Qt Quick, The Calligra Suite: An In-depth Introduction, Kubuntu: Friendly OS, Setting Up a KDE Development Environment, Glue Games with Gluon, Getting Started with Your First KDE Application, KDE at OpenSUSE and How to Contribute, etc. You can find complete list here

Not Only for Developers

Kunal Ghosh, from the organizing committee talks on his blog how this conference is for everyone and not only for programmers. Artists, photographers, gamers, community managers, students, teachers and end users, everyone will have a great time at conf.kde.in. Read all about it from here

Visit Official Site for Registration, Venue, Accommodation info and further details.

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