Call for participation for NCOSS-09

Call for Participation

NCOSS-09: National Conference on Open Source Software
May 25 – 26, 2009, Navi Mumbai, India.

Organized by
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Mumbai
Supported by
IEEE Computer Society, Mumbai and Chennai chapters &
CSI, Div II on Software & SIG-OS
Media partner
Linux for You

The National Conference on Open Source Software is intended to act as a forum for promoting adoption of open source softwares and solutions in different areas, by sharing experiences in solution selection, customisation/adaptation, etc. Over 110 papers were submitted to the conference from all over India. After a rigorous international refereeing process, about 30 papers have been selected, which will be presented during the conference.

Conference Programme :

  • Paper Presentation in areas including e-Learning, Collaboration Technology, Language Computing and Localisation, Knowledge Management, e-Health, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Testing and Application Frameworks.
  • Invited Talks
  • Panel Discussions
  • Live demos of FOSS applications
  • Pre-Conference Tutorials (on May 24, 2009)

Programme Committee :

Ramakrishnan S., C-DAC, Pune (chair)
Chakravarti A. K, DIT, Delhi
Zia Saquib, C-DAC, Mumbai
Sasikumar M, C-DAC, Mumbai
Sivakumar G, IIT, Mumbai
Venkatesh Hariharan, RedHat, Mumbai
Mohan H R, The Hindu, Chennai
Rishab Aiyer Gosh,UNU-MERIT, Netherlands
Krishnan C N, AU-KBC, Chennai
Gora Mohanty, Sarai, Delhi
Rajagopal M R, C-DAC, Chennai
Dravida Seetharam, IBM, Bangalore
Nagarjuna G, HBCSE, Mumbai

Demo Hall :

NCOSS-09, announces DEMO HALL for show-casing open source applications. The aim is to provide a platform for people to demonstrate their open source works/tools. Irrespective of whether you have a paper at the conference, you can use this opportunity to showcase your work.

All those participating in the demo hall must register for the conference. Mail your applications to giving a brief description of the demo sessions by May 05,2009.

For more details visit

Registration Fees:



Not for profit/ educational institutions

Rs. 2200/-

Rs. 700/-


Rs. 3500/-

Rs. 1000/-


Rs. 1100/-

Rs. 500/-

( Registration form and more details on website )

Contact :

(For more details and registration)
NCOSS-09 Secretariat, C-DAC Mumbai, Raintree Marg, Near Bharati Vidyapeeth,
Opp. Kharghar Railway Station, Sector 7, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai – 400 614, INDIA.
Phone : +91-22-27565303
Fax : +91-22-27560004

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