Poster competition winners will be announced now by the main organizer, Andun Sameera.
3rd place goes to Group number 7.
2nd place goes to Group number 11.
Winner, Group number 4.
Gifts are being given away.
It is ll about convincing the potential mentor, that you are the most suitable candidate for the project you choose. – Supun.
Know your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. – Supun.
Supun says, the sooner you start, the better it is for you at GSoC.
Select projects which you are familiar with. Apply for 2 or more opportunities. Supun advices.
” Common Challenges of newly joining GSoC participants “is the topic he will be talking on today for this crowd.
A token of appreciation is being given to Buddhike Kurera at the moment.
And we are moving on to our last speaker, Supun Nakandala – A past GSoC winner.
Buddhike concludes his session. Stage is open for a QnA session.
Since no Questions are asked, he leaves.
Explain what are you planning to do in detailed time line, information on deliverables and your your commitments are what makes the best proposal. – Buddhike
Throughout the Fedora Project Program at GSoC, we had 90% of participation from our end last year. – Buddhike
You don’t have to wait till the program is available. Go for it today itself. – Buddhike
Buddhike also shares this link with us to let us know what kind of stuff and immense amount of work goes into this GSoC.
At Fedora, we manage Google Summer of Codes. Where they find the next generation of contributors for this group. – Buddhike
Buddhike shows us a demo of the OS as well. He says it is user friendly. But the crowd disagrees.
Fedora is one of the popular OS in the world. It will celebrate it’s 20th anniversary this December. – Buddhike
He intends to talk on ‘GSoC with Fedora Project’.
Winner of the poster competition will be announced later.
Buddhika Kurera is being welcomed to the stage to deliver his speech. He is the GSoC admin at Fedora Project. Applause.
Each team will have to explain their concept as well. Everyone goes mad.
It is almost about time to finish the poster.
here’s a sneak peek.
teams are coming up with some funny ideas for their group posters.
division of groups is taking place now. each team has to draw a poster on a given paper about this meetup.
There is going to be a small poster competition where gifts are up for grab for the winners.
That’s all from her. She leaves.
Do a good job on your project, prove that you are worthy and you are good to go. If I can, you can too. – Himeshi
The part about being a part of GSoC campaign is you get to roam around all over the world. Himeshi says.
GSoC is awesome. Why?
Mentored from seasoned developers, have fun, get paid, get exposed to open source industry.
Tishan concludes with that small note.
Himeshi De Silva, 2013 GSoC project winner is on stage now. She will share her experience as well.
Once you complete a GSoC project, it will boost up your self confidence.
Technical Exposure is one of the main points where you will exposed to issues where you will have to over come them all by yourself. – Tishana
Tishana, past GSoC winner gets on tot he stage now and will share his experience with us.
A small token of appreciation is being given away to Harshana,
Mr Harshana Martin explains do’s and don’ts to the crowds and asks Q & A session.
Mr Harshana Martin further explains and advices the gathering as a past student and a present mentor.
Mr. Harshana Martin gives a word of advice to the gathering ..
Mr. Harshana Martin shares stats from 2013 with the gathering …
Why GSOC? Mr, Harshana Martin explains ..
What is GSoc? Mr. Harshana Martin explains ..
Compere welcomes Mr. Harshana Martin to the stage ..
Dr. Srinath Perera concludes.
Dr. Srinath Perera explains about meritocracy.
Dr. Srinath Perera explains the difference between Apache vs. GPL license.
Dr. Srinath Perera tells the gathering about pros and cons of open source software ..
Dr. Srinath Perera describes why people use Open source software …
Why people contribute to opensource projects? Dr. Srinath Perera addresses the gathering
Dr. Srinath Perera tells the gathering about history of opensource products ..
Dr. Srinath Perera describes how opensource projects work ..
What is open source? – The source code of the software is accessible publically – Dr. Srinath Perera
Dr Srinath Perera addresses about open source market shares …
Dr Srinath Perera – WSO2 addresses the gathering….
“You really should push yourself beyond the limits” – Ishara
Mrs. Ishara Karunanayake addresses the gathering ..
Lt.Col. Dr. C. D. Gamage
welcomes the gathering ..
Good evening folks! We’re live from the event