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Hong Kong: Colloquium on Linux and Open Source

Jun 06, 1999, 16:58 (0 Talkback[s])

Date/Time: 12 June 1999, Saturday. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Venue:
Hong Kong Baptist University,
Lam Woo International Conference Centre (Shaw Campus)

Objectives:
-- Promote Open Source as an alternative, in particular Linux and related software
-- Provide forum to update and exchange knowledge on open source and Linux

* PROGRAM *

Session 1: Introduction
-- What is Open Source and Linux, and what can it do for you
-- Benefit of using Linux and other open source software
-- Open source - the future of software

Session 2: Experience and success stories
-- Experience in commercial sector (both local and overseas)
-- Experience in education sector

Session 3: Tutorials
-- Installation and configuration
-- Networking and Internet applications
-- Office applications (e.g. Star, KDE, etc)
-- Comparison and integration with popular commercial software

Session 4: Panel discussion

Exhibition and demonstration Including books, Linux distributions and other Linux based software and systems

Fees: HK$200 per attendant, including lunch and tea

Enquiry: James Kwok
Email: jamesk@comp.hkbu.edu.hk, Phone: 2339-5965, Fax: 2339-7892
http://www.comp.hkbu.edu.hk/~wwong/col-linux/index.html

Organizers:
-- British Computer Society (Hong Kong Section)
-- Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, IT Division
-- IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Chapter

Supporting organisations:
-- Hong Kong Association for Computer Education
-- Hong Kong Baptist University, Department of Computer Science
-- Hong Kong Linux User Group (HKLUG)
-- Institution of Electrical Engineers Hong Kong (IEE)
-- Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Tsing Yi), Department of Computing and Mathematics (C&M)
-- Vocational Training Council (VTC), Electronic Design Technology Training Centre (EDTTC)

Registration Form for Colloquium on Linux and Open Source 12 June 1999 (Sat)

Name: _______________________________________________________

Company: ____________________________________________________

Post: ________________________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________

Email:_______________ Phone: ______________ Fax: _______________

Please mail this registration form, together with cheque, payable to "Hong Kong Baptist University", to be received before 10 June, 1999, Wednesday, attention to :

Dr James Kwok
Department of Computer Science
Hong Kong Baptist University
Kowloon Tong, Kowloon.
Email: jamesk@comp.hkbu.edu.hk Phone: 2339-5965 Fax: 2339-7892

Remarks: Seats are allocated on a first-come first-serve base. On-site registration will only be allowed subject to the availability of seats.

The organisers reserve the rights to change this program without prior notice.