LinuxPR: Bangalore Linux User Group announces LINUX BANGALORE/2002Aug 30, 2002, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
Bangalore, August 25th, 2002: The Bangalore Linux User Group today announced that India's premier Linux and Opensource event - Linux Bangalore/2002 - will be held on December 3-5, 2002, in Bangalore, India.
LB/2002 follows the unquestioned success of last year's event (Linux Bangalore/2001), which saw the participation of thousands of particpants, attending more than 60 talks by both Indian and foreign speakers.
The event will again feature numerous talks, workshops and panel discussions, exposing developers, users, corporate IT decision makers and government agencies to the lates in Linux and OpenSource based technologies and developments.
Speakers are drawn from the industry as well as the development community from across India and abroad.
The BLUG announced that, in addition to the technical and orientational talks, the event will this year include an exhibition to allow organisations to present Linux and OpenSource based solutions.
BLUG coordinator Kingsly John said that the entire event was conceived and managed by a group of managers drawn from the BLUG.
The event would be funded by sponsors. "We will be approaching giants such as HP, IBM, Wipro, Infosys and the Tatas, who, like a majority of the industry today, have an extremely heavy involvement with Linux" said BLUG advisor Atul Chitnis. Last year's event received unprecedented sponsor interest from HP ISO, who funded the entire event.
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