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S5 B Tech (CSE) student presents a talk at MEC.conf

Subin Siby (S5 B Tech CSE B) of Vidya presented a talk on Software Internationalisation in MEC.conf, a developer conference hosted by Model Engineering College, Kakkanad and held at Kerala Technology Innovation Zone, Kalamassery, Ernakulam during 26 – 28 July 2019. The event was sponsored by IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, IETE and Kerala Startup Mission. More details on the talk are available at the link HERE.

The event also had a session named “devsprint” where students were given opportunities to start contributing to open source projects with help from mentors. Mozilla, Zulip, , FOSSASIA, KDE were the participating organizations. As a KDE Localization Maintainer, Subin Siby was a mentor for KDE in the sprint.

Some the other speakers on the occasion were:

  • Balasankar C, Debian Developer & engineer at Gitlab
  • Santhosh Thottingal, Language Engineering Team, Wikimedia foundation, Swathanthra Malayalam Computing
  • Satish Babu, Past President of Computer Society of India
  • Saloni Garg, RedHat Women In Open Source Award recipient, Google Scholar, Mozilla Open Leader
  • K S Ananthakrishnan, Facebook bug bounty hall of fame
  • Sreeram, Google bug bounty hall of fame
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