SDF Programme

LINUX PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION OF KENYA

P. O. Box 74206-00200

Nairobi

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Cell: 0722-955831

SOFTWARE FREEDOM DAY 2012

OPEN SOURCE DEVELOPERS CHALLENGE - 2012

VENUE - STRATHMORE UNIVERSITY

31st August and 1st September 2012

 

DRAFT PROGRAMME

DAY I – Open Source Developers Challenge
Master of Ceremonies –

Morning Session

EVENT

8.00  – 9.00

Registrations

9.00 – 10.00

Opening Remarks, sponsors' presentations

10.00 – 11.00

Project presentations

11.00 – 11.30

Tea Break

11.30 – 13.00

Project presentations

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch Break

Afternoon Session

 

14.00 – 16.00

Project Presentations

16.00 – 16.30

Tea Break

16.30 – 17.30

Presentation of Awards

17.30 – 18.00

Closing Remarks

18.00

Cocktail and Prize-Giving Ceremony

DAY 2 – Software Freedom Day Proper
Master of Ceremonies –

Morning Session

EVENT

8.00 – 9.00

Registrations

9.00 – 9.30

Welcome Remarks, sponsors presentations

  1. Prof Joseph Sevilla – Director, iLab Africa, Strathmore University
  2. Evans Ikua – Chairman, Linux Professional Association of Kenya

9.30 – 10.30

Opening Ceremony – Keynote Address

  1. Guest of Honour – Prof. Henry Thairu – Deputy Vice Chancellor, Inoorero University
  2. Guest of Honour – Jon 'maddog' Hall – Director, Linux International
  3. Guest of Honour – Dr. Kate Getao, Director of e-Government, Office of the President
  4. Guest of Honour – Dr. Bitange Ndemo, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communication
  5. Chief Guest – Hon Prof. Ayiecho Olweny – Assistant Minister, Ministry of Education

10.30 – 11.30

Exhibition for guests, Tea Break

11.30 – 12.30

Public Sector Panel

  1. Jaco DU TOIT – Advisor for Communication & Information, UNESCO Multisectoral Regional Office in Nairobi
  2. Kenya ICT Board
  3. eGovernment Secretariat
  4. Government IT Services

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch Break, Open Networking Session

Afternoon Session

 

14.00 – 15.00

Academic and Education Panel

  1. Dr Joseph Sevilla – Director, iLabAfrica, Strathmore University
  2. Dr Kepha Rabah, PhD – Dean, School of Informatics and Innovative Systems, Bondo University College
  3. Francis Thuo – The Catholic University of Eastern Africa
  4. Evans Ikua – Linux Professional Institute – East Africa Master Affiliate
  5. Eric Groeneveld – Technical Manager – Venture Intelligence Africa

15.00 – 15.30

Tea Break

15.30 – 16.30

Private Sector and Industry Panel

  1. Ngigi Waithaka – CEO, Alliance Technologies
  2. Dennis Gichangi – CEO, DEW Cis Solutions
  3. Bernard Adongo – CEO, Niko Hapa
  4. Dennis Wambugu – General Manager, Dynaic World Technologies
  5. Barrack Otieno – Administrative Manager, AfTLD
  6. Joe Njeru – Director, JS Engine Ltd

16.30 – 17.00

Closing Remarks, wrap up

Pre-Conference Workshops

27th August
Monday

28th August
Tuesday

29th August
Wednesday

30th August
Thursday

31st August
Friday

1st September
Saturday

Linux Essentials

Linux Essentials

Linux Essentials

Linux Essentials

Open Source Developers Challenge

SFD proper
Keynote Address

Administering OpenLDAP

Administering Sendmail and Postfix

Hardening Linux Servers

Hardening Linux Servers

Cocktail in the evening

Open Source Exhibition

Advanced Drupal Administration

Securing Joomla

FOSS Business Models

FOSS Business Models

Apache Server

Linux Essentials Exam

Configuring IPTables and Linux Firewalls

Securing the Network with SNORT

Securing Wireless Networks

Linux Kernel

Linux VPNs

 

SAMBA Server

Configuring DNS

Squid Server