For the last 9 years of GSoC, there has been a significant number of participants from Sri Lanka. Specially University of Moratuwa reached the top of GSoC for several years. Also the IT industry in Sri Lanka consists significantly large FOSS community and GSoC has been behind the success of this community as well as the community was behind the success in GSoC .
GSoC Sri Lanka Meetup is the event, where GSoC community in Sri Lanka gather to share there experience with others. Also one of the main target of this meetup is promoting GSoC among young students.
Inaugural meetup of the GSoC Sri Lanka will be held on Thursday, 5th of December 4 pm at Seminar Room of Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Moratuwa. This event will be participated by lot of experienced IT professionals in the industry as well as many students from all the IT based educational institutions and universities.
Also the second meetup of this series will be held with the participation of Google GSoC Coordinators.
This event is sponsored by CS&ES and Google Student Ambassador Program. We are happy to announce that we are the Online Media Partners.
Please find more detail from https://www.facebook.com/GSoCSLMeetup