A five-day southern regional training programme on Open Source Software is going to be held from May 22 to 26 in Chennai. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
The Software Division of Computer Society of India in association with CICC, Singapore, National Resource Centre for Free and Open Source Software of CDAC, Chennai, and RMK Engineering College, will hold the training programme. The training programme will broadly cover the following: free and open source software and GNU/LINUX linux installations; OSS licensing and copyright issues etc. .The speakers and the resource persons for the training programme and the conference are drawn from both academia and industry with extensive experience in OSS. The training programme is free and open to members of the teaching faculty. Persons from industry, Government departments and other organizations are also eligible.