IT Fest to be held at Pulchowk Campus on 24th December

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SOCIT Innovations (Students of Computer for IT Innovations) is organizing Pulchowk IT Fest 2011 on 24th December i.e. 9th Poush 2068 in IOE, Pulchowk Campus. The festival has 3 main events – IT conference, Photoshop Competition and Microsoft Install Fest.

IT conference, which is targeted for IT students and IT enthusiasts will feature professional and experienced speakers from Nepal related to Information Technology with their presentations. Unlike normal presentations, the speakers will be talking on very specific topics.
Pulchowk IT conference 2011

Dr. Aman Shakya, a professor at IOE Pulchowk Campus will be talking about semantic web – a new movement in Web Technology to find, share, and combine information more easily. Dipesh Karki, a software engineer will present on Risk Analysis and Cost Estimation in Software Engineering. Subir Pradhananga an active member of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), Nepal and a software freedom activist will talk on Open Source philosophy and its movement in Nepal. Prawesh Shrestha will be presenting on Open Data and Mobile Social Networking. Madhur Shrestha will be speaking on “GIS Application”.

Photoshop Competition is an open graphics designing competition where anyone can participate. It will test the rapid designing ability as the competitors need to prepare a design with a theme within 1 hour and 30 minutes. For that the participants will be given 30 random photos and some themes. They can select any of the photos and a theme from the list to prepare a design. Wireless keyboard and mouse will be awarded for the winner. Rules for the competition can be found here.

Install Fest, the third event is organized by Microsoft Students community of IOE Pulchowk Campus. The community will install different genuine Microsoft products like Windows 7 professional, SQL server, Microsoft Visual Studio, Windows 8 developer preview and so on for free for the students on their laptops.

More details:

1st Pulchowk IT Conference 2011 Photoshop Competition 2011 Install Fest 2011
Venue : Library Hall, IOE Pulchowk campus

Date: 24th December, 2011

Time: 10:00 AM

Entry Fee : Rs. 200 with limited seats for 80 people on first come first serve basis.

For registration, contact Aayush Shrestha – 9841794613

Venue : CIT room, Pulchowk Campus

Date: 24th December, 2011

Time: 10:00 AMEntry fee : Rs. 100 for those with laptop, Rs.150 if the organizer need to provide a laptop

For registration contact : contact: 9841063699(Sabin Bhandari) or 9849056059(Gautam Acharya)

Venue: IOE, Pulchowk Campus

Date: 24th December, 2011

Time: 10:00 AM
Entry Fee : Free

For more you can view the Facebook page of SOCIT Innovations – or the Event page on Facebook.