We organized MozCamp Kashmir at S.P College Srinagar Kashmir on 22nd May 2014. Since this was the first Mozilla Event in our state and very few people are aware about Mozilla products, its programmes and Open Source. So, many people were eager to join our event and know about Mozilla. First of all we need to get the permission from Our college Principal to host our event and we need to aware people about the event and its agenda,For that, Tanzeel Khan arranged some posters and created an Event page on facebook, Mozilla Wiki and Webmaker.He also designed I-Cards for Organizing Members.
Firefox Student Ambassadors of our college worked hard and gave their time and talent to make the event successful. We decided to confine the registration entries to 45 , considering the lab space but more than 55 students and teachers joined our event. Sheikh Faheem registered every participant before entering to the Lab.
We started our event at 1:00 p.m.
1st session was about Mozilla which was conducted by Syed Aasim Bukhari, Firefox Student Ambassador of our College, he introduced the participants about Mozilla mission, manifesto and its products like Thunderbird, Mozilla Drumbeat, WebFWD etc.
We also played some videos about Mozilla Mission, Manifesto and Its history.
Then the next session was conducted by Tanzeel Khan who is the founder of Mozilla Community Kashmir and Club Lead of Kashmir Mozilla Club.
He conducted live session on HTML 5 and CSS, he also introduced the participants about 3 various Webmaker tools, how to learn, teach and make a web project using Webmaker.
He also showed some videos to viewers about Webmaker and software freedom.
Then the next session was taken over by Mukhtar Ahmed who is a Firefox Student Ambassador.
He talked about Open Source, its definition and its history. He also introduced the participants about many Open Source Softwares like Mozilla Firefox, Firefox OS, Linux and some programming languages.
Then the next session was taken over by Junaid Masoodi. He is the Co-Founder of Open Source Community in Kashmir. He introduced us about Open Source Technologies like GitHub, PHP and Drupal. He shared his experience as a Front-End Developer and Open Source enthusiast and told us about the ways to learn new technologies using internet and contribute to open source.
Then the next was conducted by Azka Bazaz who is also a firefox student ambassador, She introduced the participants about the Mozilla Womens(WoMoz).She encouraged the girl participants to come forward, learn to code,be a good programmer and contribute to the open source and mozilla.
We arranged a small Refreshment for our participants, speakers and college faculty members
Then the final session was taken over by Syed Wajid Aalam, FSA of our college who Introduced the attendees about Firefox Student Ambassadors Programme, How to join , its benefit , responsibilities, recognition and rewards.
At the end, Tanzeel Khan appreciated the participants and College faculty for joining the event. He thanked SP College authorities for providing space to host the event.
Open Source softwares like Mozilla Firefox 29, Ubuntu, Linux Mint,Helal Linux, BackTrack, Open Office etc were distributed among the participants.
The teachers and the guests were very much satisfied with the arrangements and the efforts made by FSA’s in conducting the event. They appreciated all the FSA’s and the Organizer of the event for taking such a great initiative and encouraged us to organize more such events in future.
Firefox Student Ambassadors who worked hard and gave their time, talent and support to make the event successful:
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Event Hosted By: Kashmir Mozilla Club
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