Kathmandu's SFD

15th September 2023, Kathmandu

Celebrating Software Freedom Day 2023 in Kathmandu: Join NCIT College and NOSK for a Day of Innovation (Kathmandu’s SFD)

Kathmandu will come alive with the celebration of Software Freedom Day (SFD). This global event, dedicated to promoting free and open-source software, is a collaboration between NCIT College and the open-source club NOSK.

Kathmandu’s SFD

In a nation where only a handful of organizations actively participate in this worldwide celebration, NCIT College proudly stands at the forefront. Join us as we explore the core principles of software freedom and embark on an exciting journey into the world of open-source technology.

Understanding Software Freedom Day:

Software Freedom Day (SFD), observed annually on the third Saturday of September, is a global initiative that underscores the importance of free and open-source software.

This day serves as a public education effort, aiming to raise awareness about the virtues of Free Software and encourage its widespread use. At the heart of SFD lies the concept of free distribution, where users have the right to share copies of open-source software, fostering collaboration and innovation without the shackles of restrictive licensing barriers.

Engaging Tech Talks:

Our event boasts an impressive lineup of diverse speakers and tech talks. Surit Aryal will unravel the world of open source, while Ishan Subedi explores the path to global freelance success. Bhesh Raj Ghimire will delve into the realm of cybersecurity, offering invaluable insights. Dipesh Dulal will provide a deep dive into the exciting field of artificial intelligence, and Sandip Basnet will highlight the significance of open source for students. Lastly, Bibek Khadka will take us on a journey into the future of blockchain technology. These insightful talks are not to be missed!

Event Highlights:

Our celebration promises a dynamic array of activities that cater to all ages and interests. Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect:

Engaging Tech Talks:

Gain knowledge and inspiration from experts in the field.

Live Demonstrations of “Distro”:

Witness firsthand the power and versatility of open-source software.

Immersive AR and VR Gaming Experiences:

Step into the world of augmented and virtual reality for a gaming adventure like no other.

Photo Booth:

Capture memories with friends and colleagues in our interactive photo booth.

Noskode 4.0 Showcase:

Explore the latest innovations in open-source technology at the Noskode 4.0 exhibit.

Games for All Ages:

Enjoy a variety of games suitable for everyone, from kids to tech enthusiasts.

Candlelight Ceremony:

Join us for a touching candlelight ceremony as we celebrate the spirit of open-source collaboration and innovation.

Save the Date:

Mark your calendars for September 16th, 2023, and be ready to join us at 11:30 a.m. at NCIT College, located in Balkumari, Lalitpur. This is a unique opportunity to learn, network, and celebrate the world of free and open-source software. Don’t miss out on a day filled with excitement, inspiration, and fun!

Software Freedom Day 2023 in Kathmandu promises to be an extraordinary event, championing the principles of open-source technology and innovation. Join NCIT College and NOSK in celebrating this global movement and immerse yourself in the world of free and open-source software. We look forward to seeing you there!



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