Bangalore DevDay 2010

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Bangalore DevDay 2010 - Saturday, February 27, 2010


In collaboration with Mahiti and the Centre for Internet and Society, Mozilla is organizing an informal developer-oriented conference in Bangalore on February 27, 2010. The Mozilla DevDay will be an opportunity for developers, open source enthusiasts, and web aficionados who live in and around Bangalore, to meet Mozilla staff and learn about the Mozilla Project and its technologies.

The event is free and open to the general public. All sessions will be in english.


Time Title Speaker
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Welcome to MozCampBangalore, Introductions & Ice breakers Mozilla Team
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Session 1: Mozilla Web Standards Arun Ranganathan (Evangelist, Mozilla)
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Break Coffee, tea, etc.
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Session 2: Mozilla Labs Ragavan Srinivasan (Product Manager, Mozilla Labs)
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Session 3: Mozilla Drumbeat P2PU Open Web Developer Track (Lucian Teo and John Britton, Volunteers, Mozilla Drumbeat)
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch -
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Session 4: Mahiti / CIS chat - what Mahiti and CIS are doing, and a short talk on software patents and the challenges for HTML5 and an open Web Sreekanth S Rameshaiah (Executive Director, Mahiti) & Pranesh Prakash (Programme Manager, Centre for Internet and Society)
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Session 5: Mozilla Firefox Seth Bindernagel (Director Localization, Mozilla), Ragavan Srinivasan (Product Manager, Mozilla Labs), & Arun Ranganathan (Evangelist, Mozilla)
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Break Coffee, tea, etc.
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Session 6: Mozilla Community Marketing Vineel Reddy, Mozilla India Campus Rep
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Session 7: Afternoon interactive hack session Mozilla Team
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM Conclusion, Distributing Goodies, Sign-up for More Info... Everyone!

Mozilla Labs Hack session

In the afternoon, members of the Mozilla Labs will be hosting a Jetpack Code Session. It starts with getting to meet the Jetpack team, as well as some informal and hands-on lessons in learning to enhance the browser by creating your own jetpack.

IRC Channel

The IRC channel is on the Mozilla IRC server.


The DevDay is a free conference open to the general public. All interested participants are requested to register by following this link.


The Bangalore DevDay event will be held at National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) - JRD Tata Auditorium.

To plan your travel to the event, here is a map of the location.

Getting to and from the venue

The National Institute of Applied Studies (NIAS) is located near M.S.Ramiah Medical College.

Directions from Hebbal: From Hebbal junction, go straight before BEL Circle (Kuvempu circle) take a LEFT TURN and reach M S R College Road, there you will see M S Ramaiah Medical College, it will be on the right. Pass through the gate and continue until the next gate, M.S.Ramaiah Engineering College gate which is adjacent to NIAS.

From Majestic, take bus 271, 273, (any series) and 99B to M.S. Ramiah bus stop in Mathikere. Ask for M.S. Ramaiah Engineering College gate which is adjacent to NIAS.

Directions from Sadashivnagar Police Station: At the junction you will see the MS Ramaiah Hospital. Go in the gate, and come straight and reach M S R Medical College on the left. Pass through the gate and continue until the next gate, M.S.Ramaiah Engineering College gate which is adjacent to NIAS.

Food & Drink

The event will be catered by a local restaurant called "Hallimane", which serves authentic vegetarian South Indian fare.

All food and drink is kindly being provided by the Centre for Internet & Society.


For all MozDevDay participants using Twitter, (or other social networking services), please use #mozdevday as the hashtag for your Tweets.

Tagging Pictures

If you plan to take pictures and upload them to the web, please tag them with mozdevday.

A number of photos taken at MozDevDay can be found at on Lucian's Flickr MozDevDay set.

Contact persons

Any questions for Mozilla may be sent to any of the following:

  • sethb at mozilla dot com
  • arun at mozilla dot com
  • ragavan at mozilla dot com

Questions for Mahiti may be sent to any of the following:

  • sree at mahiti dot org
  • sarabaptistebrown at mahiti dot org

Questions for the Centre for Internet and Society may be sent to any of the following:

  • pranesh at cis-india dot org
  • radha at cis-india dot org

In case you need help on reaching the venue speak to Anand on this number:09008430777

This event is hosted in collaboration with:

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