Dec 1 – 3, 2023
Asia/Kathmandu timezone

Open Doors to Open Source: Empowering Asia through Operating Systems

Dec 1, 2023, 1:30 PM
30 minutes presentation: IN PERSON Track B


Koteswara Rao Vellanki (UST)


My Talk content goes something like this.

Introduction (2-3 Minutes):
In this, I will set the stage for the topic and provide a glimpse of open source and the role of open source OSes.

Importance of Open-Source Operating Systems (8-10 Minutes):
In this section, I'll try to explain the importance of open source and take depth into how open source is helpful for the world in terms of economic benefits, technological innovations, freedom to developers or contributors, etc.

Challenges(3-5 Minutes):
In this section, I'll try to break down barriers or issues that contributors or organizations have with respect to Open Source OSes.

Strategies for Promotion and Enhancing Contribution (5-7 Minutes):
In this section, I'll try to explain what are various strategies and steps that we can follow to promote open source. How can we involve multiple parties in the open-source ecosystem and finally how can we enhance the contribution to the open source etc.

Conclusion (2-3 Minutes):
I will conclude my talk here by providing inspirational insights to the attendees to help them in their journey to support Open Source at a scale.

Tracks Community Building and Diveristy
Talk Description Explore the dynamic realm of open-source operating systems in the context Asia and world as a whole. In this interactive session, we'll navigate through the transformative power of open-source OSes, examining their relevance and impact in diverse settings. From economic advantages to their role in bridging the digital divide, we'll uncover the importance of open-source operating systems. However, this journey wouldn't be complete without addressing the challenges faced in their adoption. We'll dive into issues such as awareness, localization, and hardware compatibility, all while charting strategies to promote these OSes effectively. Join us in discovering how community building, mentorship, and partnerships can enhance contributions and drive innovation in the open-source landscape. Together, we'll pledge to Asia and world through open-source operating systems.
Author(s) Bio I'm an experienced DevOps Engineer at UST with over 4.5 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to joining UST, I worked with HCL Technologies and Agathsya Technologies. I completed my Master's degree in Computer Applications from Acharya Nagarjuna University, where I graduated with distinction. I have reasonable knowledge and expertise in DevOps tools, including containerization and orchestration technologies, and has a passion for solving complex problems to optimize business outcomes. I'm highly motivated, a quick learner, and always willing to go above and beyond to ensure successful project delivery.
Pronouns He/Him
Twitter and/or Mastodon Handle ikotivellanki
Where are you located? Bengaluru, India
Do you need travel sponsorship from GNOME Foundation in order to join our event? Yes

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