The Mozilla Day Kolkata, 2014

The Mozilla Day Kolkata, 2014

On the occasion of the inaugurating the Firefox Club of WBUT, Mozilla Kolkata Community organised an event. The main purpose of the event was to promote the awareness of FOSS and Mission Mozilla and to invite new contributors, recruiting new FSA and many other things.

Venue:- West Bengal University of Technology.
Date & Time:- 11th November,2014. 11 am onward.
College Organizer- Ranodeep Saha
Mozillian Organizer- Ayan Choudhury & Swarnava Sengupta
Mozilla Reps Mentor- Soumya Deb
Total Attendees: 200px

Agenda of the Event:

11:00 A.M. – 11:15 A.M. – Introduction to FOSS
11:15 A.M. – 11:30 P.M. – Mission Mozilla
3:30 P.M. –  Inauguration of the FirefoxClub_WBUT and FSA Recruitment
11:30 P.M. – 12:30 P.M. – Ways to contribute to Mozilla
  • Coding: Deb
  • Testing: Deb
  • Writing: Sumantro
  • Webmaker Teaching & hands-on: Ayan
  • Translating: Biraj
  • Helping: Sreemegha
  • Activism: Sreemegha
  • Miscellaneous: Ayan
12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. – Lunch Break
1:00 P.M – 2:30 PM – (Hands On Sessions Starts at Lab)
  • Webmaker (X-Ray Goggles | Thimble | Appmaker | Popcorn) (Hands on)
  • Mozilla Developer Network
  • Code Base Contribution

2:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. – Intro to Firefox OS & Firefox OS Apps (Hands On Demo with Devices)

Sreemegha Guha Taking Her Session
Soumya Deb Taking His Session
Ayan Choudhury taking his Session
Biraj Karmakar taking his Session
Sumantro Mukherjee taking his session

Goals & Metrics of This Event:

1. Kick start of the Firefox Club at West Bengal University Of Technology
2. More Voluntary involvement in Firefox OS
3. Created Makes in Webmaker
4. Womoz – Women and Mozilla
The event started of with the introductory speech of Soumya Deb, followed by Sumantro a brief session on Webmaker followed by Biraj Karmakar, brief session on Localization & FSA program and then followed by Sreemegha Guha, who gave the session on WoMoz. Then I took a session on Support Forum where users can get help.
After these quick sessions the inauguration ceremony took place followed by lunch.
After a delicious lunch we again started off with Hands-On Session. There the main volunteers were Srijib Roy, Sumantro Mukherjee, Koustav Samadder and other community members. I mainly took the session on X-Ray Goggles, Thimble & Sumantro took the session on Popcorn & Appmaker. While other community members were helping the students on Hands-On activities.
With the help of all the Community Members & College Organizers, Swarnava & Me were able to organize a good event in Kolkata after a long time. Thanks goes to all who all gave their precious time for this event and have made the event successful. We would like to be a part of such events in near future. Lastly, I want thank Soumya Deb aka “Deb” for his presence & guidance throughout this program.
Photo Session after the event.
#chooseindependent Firefox’s 10th Anniversary Celebration
Yes! We will present you more this kinda event. Stay Tuned For Updates!! 🙂 😀
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