The inauguration ceremony of the yearlong Crystal Jubilee Celebrations of IEEE Student Branch, College of Engineering, Chengannur & launch of Special Interest Group on FOSS (SIG-FOSS), an initiative of IEEE Computer Society Student Chapter was conducted on 25th January 2012. Mr Satish Babu, Chairman, IEEE Kerala Section was the Chief Guest of the Event.

It also consisted of technical talk and interactive session by Mr Satish Babu. He talked about the evolution of various operating systems, the benefits of FOSS and about the various upcoming operating systems and mobile platforms. He highlighted the importance of Linux and its various advantages. Many students were inspired & motivated by the session as they understood the importance of FOSS. The event ended at 11:50 am and a set of CDs consisting of free software’s was also distributed as a part of the inauguration of the SIG-FOSS. 129 students attended the whole event.

A series of events will mark the 15 year celebrations. They include technical sessions,management sessions, experience-sharing sessions provided by previous vibrant volunteers of the SB, and a grand ending to the celebrations in the month of December.

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Shahul Hameed

CEC 2014 CS.