Asia OSS Workshop, December 2008, Kuala Lumpur

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I Program

The Center for International Cooperation for Computerization (CICC) conducted Fifth Asia OSS Workshop at KL with Asia e University and Malaysian National Computer Confederation (MNCC), Malaysia during 3 to 5 December, 2008

This workshop is funded by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan.

Duration Three days during 3 to 5 December, 2008
Target Participants 51 OSS Trainers, Practitioners and experts from national organizations and academia from 13 asian countries:
Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Vietnam
  • Asia e University (AeU)
  • Dataran Kewangan Darul Takaful (Ground Floor)
  • No. 4, Jalan Sultan Sulaiman,
  • 50000, Kuala Lumpur
  • URL:

Venue is less than 5 minutes walk from Midah Hotel, across the road

Accommodation for oversea participants

Midah Hotel is within walking distance to Chinatown, Central Market, Dataran Merdeka and National Mosque. It is very near to monorail station is Maharajalela (2 monorail stations away from Kuala Lumpur Central).

Dress code Informal and no need for tie and jacket

Click to download KL_Survival_Guide.pdf, include information on hotel and venue

II. Objective

III Program outline

The workshop will be a three day program, highly interactive one.
Date Time Session
December 3rd 8:30 to 9:00 Registration
Wednesday 9:00 to 9:30 Opening Ceremony and welcome address
9:30 to 10:00 Introduction to Workshop and AOSS Progress Report
10:00 to 10:15 Tea Break
10:15 to 10:45 OSS community activity
10:45 to 11:30 Hands on session on eXe - Content management system
11:30 to 12:00 Development of Curriculum Plan System using the Ruby on Rails Framework
12:00 to 12:30 Course Material working Groups formation:

* Desktops & Distribution

* System Admin & Networking

* Migration software tools

* Linux Internals and embedded LINUX

* OSS Business Applications and Solution Business

12:30 to 1:30 Lunch
1:30 to 1:45 Introduction to CICC Activities
1:45 to 2:30 Xen as Platform Vertualization
2:30 to 3:00 Course Material working Groups will work on updating course material
3:00 to 3:15 Tea Break
3:15 to 3:45 Course Material working Groups will work on updating course material
3:45 to 4:30 Ruby/Ruby Technician Certification
4:30 to 5:00 Nirvikalpa
5:00 to 5:30 iDragon
5:30 Closing
December 4th 9:00 to 10:15 Course Material working Groups will work on updating course material
Thursday 10:15 to 10:30 Tea Break
10:30 to 11:30 New Architecture for Content Management System
11:30 to 12:30 Sales Force Automation(SFA) using Ruby on Rails
12:30 to 1:30 Lunch
1:30 to 2:00 UMExpert Academic Portal
2:00 to 5:00 Visit to Cyberjaya
6:30 Dinner at Hotel Midah (6th Floor)
December 5th 9:00 to 10:15 Course Material Preparation
Friday 10:15 to 10:30 Tea Break
10:30 to 11:30 Presentation: WorldWideNavi
11:30 to 12:30 Course Material Preparation
12:30 to 1:30 Lunch
1:30 to 3:30 Six presentations on OSS applications in asian countries:

* OSS Data Center

* Enterprise OSS application

* Web portal demo

* Portal dev in India

* eGovernment Portal Project

* OLPC Localisation

3:30 to 3:45 Tea Break
3:45 to 4:30 Presentation by Course material working groups
4:30 to 5:00 Feedback and Closing Ceremony

I Group Photo


II Lecture Session


III Doing Lab exercise


Last updated on 15 December 2008