Proposed Sessions

Session Experience level Track

Introduction to Python


This is a brief introduction to programming with Python language.

The session will start with the basic language syntax followed by constructs like If..else, loops, try...except etc.

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Speaker(s): pjp
Beginner Talk

Introduction to Functional programming in Haskell


  1. A brief introduction to functional programming in Haskell covering
    1. Why Haskell?
    2. Sample program walkthrough with explanation of various elements
  2. An...

    Speaker(s): narasim_7
Beginner Talk

Qt Application Development on Embedded Devices


Building embedded devices based on Qt framework from ground up. Developing custom applications, cross-compiling and porting to the device. Must for embedded enthusiasts.

Key points :...

Speaker(s): Suchakra Dutt

Intermediate Talk

Fedora Design & Artwork - Join the Fedora Design Bandwagon


Have a passion for design and an eye for art? A session on tools to be used for remixing existing artwork to create something new, contribute and eventually become a part of the Fedora Design Team...

Speaker(s): Suchakra Dutt

Beginner Talk

Hackfest: System Automation using Puppet


A hackfest on how to create a puppet server, modules and manifests and using it to maintain large infrastructures.

I'll give an intro on how to install and use puppet and then we'll play...

Speaker(s): Aditya Patawari

Beginner Hackfest

Fedora on Rails


Ruby on Rails for the Fedora user.
Everything a beginner should know from installation to building your own web-app.



Speaker(s): Shreyank Gupta
Beginner Talk

Security in the Open Source world!


Talk on Open Source security

* Why we need our software to be secure
* How open source security works!!
* How you can help with open source security

Speakers work for Red...

Speaker(s):

Beginner Talk

Fedora Security Lab and the OSSTMM


For students and professionals who want to get a introduction to the international Information-Security-Eco-System and how and why security work is influenced by Standards and Compliance, the...

Speaker(s): jsimon

Beginner Talk

Hackfest or Talk - Fedora Ambassadors evolve!!!


The Ambassadors Group has not reached is limits regarding their role within the Fedora Project - and even if we have a lot challenges that come with our group size, our different cultures and...

Speaker(s): jsimon

Intermediate Hackfest

Next Generation input method for Indian Languages


Indic typing booster is an opensource predictive text input method for ibus platform. Presently it supports Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and Tamil. Active development is going on other languages...

Speaker(s):

Beginner Talk

Fedora "State of the Union" Address


As the Fedora Project Leader, I'd like to give my traditional "State of the Union" address. I'll talk about the successes and failures we've had over the past year, our goals for the upcoming...

Speaker(s): jsmith

Beginner Talk

The Latest in Linux Virtualization


This talk will begin with an introduction to virtualization on Linux. It will then cover the recent developments incorporated in the Fedora 16 release.

The talk will be useful for people...

Speaker(s): amitshah

Beginner Talk

Zarafa in Fedora


This talk introduces the Zarafa Open Source Collaboration Platform at Fedora, its architecture and structure, its features, some future plans and...

Speaker(s): robert

Intermediate Talk

Writing Technical Documentation with DocBook and Publican


I'll start off by talking about DocBook, and why the Fedora Documentation team uses the DocBook markup language to write its technical documentation. After covering the basics of DocBook, I'll...

Speaker(s): jsmith

Beginner Talk

Demo: Learning Git


Git is a version control system developed primarily for managing the Linux kernel codebase. It is now widely used for many projects, including Fedora. Version control is an essential part of the...

Speaker(s): amitshah

Beginner Talk

Ask Fedora: Community support and knowledge base


http://ask.fedoraproject.org was recently launched as a community support forum and knowledge base. This talk will...

Speaker(s): sundaram

Beginner Talk

RPM packaging: make your rpm today!


In this session, I'll walk the participants through packaging a hello world application. I'll get them to set their systems up for packaging, explain how to contribute to fedora as package...

Speaker(s): ankursinha

Beginner Talk

RPMFusion: I know you use it ;)


RPMFusion is an important part of the fedora community. I'd like to make people aware of how it works, what goes into it and what it's current status is. I'd also like to request people to take...

Speaker(s): ankursinha

Beginner Talk

LaTeX: the open source document system for academia


LaTeX is widely used in academia as the de-facto document creation system. It is more standardized and provides many tools that make writing academic documents a breeze. This session will...

Speaker(s): ankursinha

Beginner Talk

Beamer: Making presentations the LaTeX way


Beamer is an excellent way of making presentations. It is an extension to LaTeX and follows the same set of commands and constructs. It has features such as the capability to make handouts from...

Speaker(s): ankursinha

Beginner Talk