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Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) as driver for technology transfer, innovation and entrepreneurship

When, local time: 
Monday, 11 February 2019 - 8:00am to Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Oman, Muscat
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Rajalakshmi Devarajan (Email: Lakshmi@ITA.GOV.OM)

The Free and Open Source Software Conference is jointly organized by the Communication and Information Research Center (CIRC) at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) and the Information Technology Authority (ITA). The UNESCO IFAP Chair will participate in this important event that aims to strengthen open standards in promoting knowledge societies.
The two day Free and Open Source Software Conference will support National Free and Open source Initiatives and promote awareness, use, research and development of Free and Open Source Software in Oman. The event will also strengthen communities and enhance the opportunities on Open Source Software for the ICT Industry in Oman. The conference contributes towards the creation of an attractive and sustainable environment for networking FOSS users, researchers, developers and experts.