Konstruct Fest 2K15

Hi, all

This is Ranodeep, a Mozillian and the General Secretary of Konstruct 2K15…

The First Open Source Fest of Kolkata…While the Planning of this Big Event Started Just a month back…I sat with almost all the Open Source communities that are present in Kolkata..thought alot and came out with this…

Where “K” for Kolkata and my main motive was to Create,to COnstruct something new for the Open Web…

The Link to the KOnstruct Website: http://konstruct.wbut.ac.in/

FB Link of the Konstruct Page : https://www.facebook.com/konstructwbut

Reps Portal Link to Konstruct : https://reps.mozilla.org/e/konstruct-fest-wbut/

Thus KOnstruct 2K15 Came alive as the Kolkata’s 1st OPen Source Fest..Held in West BEngal University of Technology..from 27th Feb to 1st March

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While The Telegraph became the Official News-Paper partner for Konstruct and Friends Fm became the Exclusive Radio Sponsor of Konstruct…

The Hype for the event started creating with the Advertisements of Konstruct_2K15 in pages of T2

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Then it came out in “The Telegraph Metro ” even on the day of the event…

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The Events Schedule for the three day fest was :

Konstruct Started with Inauguration speech by the GS,KOnstruct 2K15

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#1.Linux User Group..

It was the first event of Konstruct was Linux User Group..

Their Topic of Discussion Included : What is Open Source, Linux, Unity, Libreoffice, Graphics (Image editiong, 3d animation + game engine in Linux), Linux security, Ubuntu touch (Ubuntu for mobiles), Raspberry Pi, Oikyo Linux etc

The pics from that event :

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2.Firefox OS Booth in KOnstruct_2K15

This was one of the most interesting places where audience and open source enthusiasts came in plenty…

The booth was managed by Mozillians from all across Kolkata.It showcased different Firefox OS devices….Audience liked the experience using these devices Live which was quite evident from their smiling faces…

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3.Codeathon by Codeclub@WBUT

An Event which had the Sharpest minds revolting out for the fame of glory…

Coding as we all know is one of the most essential part of FOSS…So we had a code competition organized by the code club of WBUT….

Over 120 participants had gathered for this event….though only two teams could solve 2 questions among the set of 6 questions….

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4.Cognotics and Computer Vision

One of the most Sensible and Interesting lectures of Konstruct_2K15

He Spoke about The Ishara Project and the motion sensored Computing..

The Pics from that event :

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As Day 2 began i was most excited with Friends FM as it was their 8th birthday and they were supposed to come to

my college…

Wait let me show the poster :

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This was most probably the Best Gift to Konstruct_2K15

1.Pre-Null Meet

NULL is well know internationally acclaimed non-profit “open_Information_security_community”, where Hackers,Infosec Professionals,Security Enthusiast get the open arena to share their knowledge and can discuss the latest trends on vulnerabilities,exploits and security risks.
The Pre-null meet was organized in Konstruct_2K15….

We are seriously proud to have Null as a part of our Konstruct

Almost the whole college was enthusiastic about this particular event…The sharpest and Wicked minds all across the city gathered for this pre-null meet…

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2.Wikipedia Ediatathon

The main agenda for the Editathon was :

English Wikipedia Editathon
English wikimedia commons photo uploading
Bengali wikipedia Editathon

A platform given to the Wiki enthusiasts….

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3.Friedns Adda by Friends Fm

The most entertaining part of Konstruct_2K15 where Rj.Animesh reveals out the other side of the Engineers…

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4.Scrollback Camp…

Scrollback is a free and open source chat service for communities written in Node.js.

Scrollback hosts chat rooms that can be embedded into web pages or linked with IRC channels and Twitter hashtags. It is developed in the open and the source code is hosted on GitHub

This was one of the Biggest Scrollback Camp held in the City…

Scrollback Mentor Gautam Sharma,Student ambassador Srijib Roy and Campus Buddy Ayan Choudhury were present for the event….

1> Twitter- Where Celebrities hang out.
2> Watsapp- Where Friends hang out
3> Scrollback- Where Communities hang out.

P.S Facebook- Where people dont know why they hang out.

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Day 3….

1.Firefox OS Architecture Discussion

Firefox OS(project name: Boot to Gecko, also known as B2G)[5] is a Linux-Kernel based open Source Operating System for smartphones and tablets  and is set to be used on smart TVs.It is being developed by Mozilla.

The Project B2G was to an extent made clear to the audience….

One of the most difficult things..but the speakers made it very interesting…

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2.Java USer Group…

The BEst Cloud Computing Lecture till now Heard by me…

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3.Celebrations….

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Thank You For Reading the Blog….

#KONSTRUCT_2K15

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One thought on “Konstruct Fest 2K15

  1. Awesome event. Wish I coukd have been there. Glad Linux was covered in this event as that is primarily what I use and understand and think others should learn, too. This event seems it was well-planned and done well, too. 🙂

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