WikiToLearn

CONF INDIA 2017

In 2017 WikiToLearnConf India is going to be at The Pink City, Jaipur, Rajasthan! Welcome!

LNMIIT, Jaipur. 18-19 January 2017

About WikiToLearnConf India

WikiToLearnConf India is a global event comprising WikiToLearn, Mediawiki and KDE developers from all over India and world.

This year our event is a 2 day, single track event focused on WikiToLearn, Mediawiki, KDE and Open Source Software. While we welcome all kinds of talks, we would love to have more talks around Mediawiki and KDE.

We are lining up speakers from well known international and Indian WikiToLearn, Wikimedia and KDE community. We are accepting talks till 5th January 2017. Please submit your talks here.

Note: The conference is entirely in English.

Speakers

We're looking for speakers who wish to give a talk at WikiToLearnConf India 2017. If you're interested kindly send your talk proposal today.

We are accepting all types of talk proposals till 5th January, 2017.

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Riccardo Iaconelli

@ruphy

Riccardo is a free software developer since the age of 13 from Milano, Italy. FSFE Fellow and Mozilla Tech Speaker. He has been an advocate of open principles for more than 10 years. He now leads WikiToLearn, an initiative to open and share creative content produced in universities, schools and research centers.

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Tony Thomas

@01tonythomas

Tony Thomas volunteers as the Organization Administrator for Google Summer of Code (round 12) and Outreachy (round 12-13) with the Wikimedia Foundation. He started with his contirbutions to the Mediawiki codebase back in September 2013, and did his GSoC with the Wikimedia Foundation in 2014. Post succesfull deployment of his project in production, he volunteered as a GSoC mentor in the 2015 and 2016 GSoC rounds as well with the Foundation. He had been part of various meetups and Hackathons with the Foundation at SFO, France, Italy, Israel and parts of India too. Apart from his involvments with Wikimedia, Tony Thomas currently interns with Igalia, and develops web in Python, Angular and PHP. He is currently doing his Masters in Internet Technologies and Architecture at T U Berlin, from where he would be joining us.

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Harish Navnit

@harishnavnit

Harish is a free software enthusiast and has been involved with promotional and technical activites with the KDE community for almost half a decade now. He has been a Season of KDE participant as well as being involved in two Google Summer of Code projects with KDE in the past couple of years. He's excited to have the chance to share his experiences during the #WTLIndiaConf and will be speaking, in particular, about how the build systems of most KDE projects look like.

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Sagar Chand Agarwal

@sagaragarwal94

Sagar Chand Agarwal, Google Summer of Code 2015 Student , Google Code In Mentor 2015, Season of KDE Mentor 2015, Google Summer of Code 2016 Mentor, KDE Developer, Freelancer and Consultant for over 2 years. Community is everything that matter to him, Loves to give talks and sessions varying from Programming stuffs to Community Ideas.

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Srijan Agarwal

@srijancse

Srijan Agarwal, Google Summer of Code 2016 Student, Google Code In Mentor 2016, Core Developer at WikiToLearn is a sophomore studying Computer Science Engineering at Amrita University. He believes in Open Culture and hacks with JS and PHP on Mediawiki. He is a mentor at FOSS@Amrita and has been regularly promoting Open Source and WikiToLearn. He has delivered talks at Mediawiki Hackathon BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus 2016, MediaWikiToLearn Hackathon Amrita University 2016 and FUDCon Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2016.

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Abhimanyu Singh Shekhawat

@abhimanyu_shekhawat

Abhimanyu Singh Shekhawat believes in solving real life problems with code. He has experience is designing software solutions for various agencies and was Google Summer of Code student with KDE in 2016. Currently he is pursuing B.E.(Hons.) Computer Science (3 year) from BITS Pilani K.K. Birla Goa Campus.

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Haritha Harikumar

@haritha28

Haritha is an Open Source enthusiast and a Mediawiki contributor since 2015. She is an active member of FOSS@Amrita and a technical mentor at ThinkFOSS. She believes in the motto of Code, Share and Grow. She is an advisor for #include program organised by SHE++.

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H Chaithanya

@hchaithanya

H Chaithanya is a pre-final year student pursuing BTech in Computer Science and Engineering at Amrita University, India. She is a Grace Hopper scholar, developer at "Learn IT, Girl" and an occasional writer at Open Source For You.

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Jaminy Prabaharan

@jaminy02

Jaminy is an international technical speaker (8 international conferences) and believes in solving social problems with the help of technology. GSoC student and currently pursuing B.Tech in ECE in National Institute of Technology, Warangal. She has also been awarded as "women in tech" due to the outstanding performance in technology.

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Amit Kumar Jaiswal

@amit_gkp

Amit Kumar Jaiswal is an open hacktivist and a Mozilla Representative acting as a Mozilla Science Lab collaborator, developer at WorldBrain is a final year undergrad of Computer Science & Engineering from Kanpur University. He is a former internee at IIM Ahmadabad, CMIE and evangelizing Open Source and Mozilla. He has delivered talks at Mozilla Global Sprint, University of California Berkeley 2016 and an invited attendee to LEAP Summit'16( Croatia), Progressive Web App Summit'16 (Amsterdam) and Blockchain Money Conference'16 (London).

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Jayaditya Gupta

@jayssj1

Jayaditya Gupta, Google Summer of Code 2016 Student, Google Code-in Mentor 2016 and a Developer of WikiToLearn Desktop Client. He mostly deals with Web Development, Application Development and Online Security. He is currently learning and exploring the Qt world. Other than that he loves to play warchalls and CTFs.

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Vnisha Srivastav

@wishingal

Vnisha is a techno-business professional with over 4 years of experience in various capacities and roles in Consumer Internet, Media & Entertainment, and BFSI industries. She also has years of experience in community building, outreach and mentoring. Vnisha helped build an active Mozilla community in Uttar Pradesh. She is an official representative of Mozilla community. Apart from founding and being a 'Community Liaison', she helped build various knowledge and event assets for the community. Mozilla Uttar Pradesh is now part of the global community of Mozilla Foundation. Mozilla Uttar Pradesh was born as an effort to bring together, in one community, the users, translators, designers, developers and anyone part of the Mozilla and Open Web technologies in Uttar Pradesh to work together on a set of well-defined goals with a purpose to improve and grow.

Contact

Send us email at india2017@wikitolearn.events or contact @WikiToLearn over twitter