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Asia OSS Master Trainers Workshop, September 2006, Singapore


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Program

The Center for International Cooperation for Computerization (CICC) conducted the 1st Asia OSS Master Trainers Workshop with School of Information Systems (SIS), Singapore Management University (SMU) from September 11th to 15th, 2006 at the SMU city campus. This workshop is funded by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan.
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Duration Five days, September 11th to 15th, 2006
Venue Executive Media Room
Administration Building
Singapore Management University Campus
81 Victoria Street, Singapore 188065

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No. of participants: 45 participants from 14 countries
Accommodation for oversea participants: Oxford Hotel Singapore
218 Queen Street, Singapore 188549
Tel: (+65) 6332 2222
Dress code: Informal and no need for tie and jacket

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Result

The main objective of this workshop is to Identify and Develop Master trainers for Asian OSS training community (AOT). It was almost attained through the workshop. Master trainers are OSS practioners, who can initiate, develop and implement training programs in their countries. Through the workshop, Master trainers tested and improved the OSS course material to be available to each country of the Asian region. Participants also noticed the importance of voluntary and sustainable OSS training program in each country.

Master trainers are expected to support and help in conducting Asia OSS training programs in their countries.
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List of participants

45 participants from 14 countries will be attending the workshop. Ten students from SMU also attended some of the sessions. List of participants is gien below:
NationalityName
BangladeshArup Ratan Barua
CambodiaRos Seyha
SHOUNG NOY
IndiaMathrubutham
R.M. Suresh
Shuvam Misra
IndonesiaBudi Hermawan
Budi Susanto
Sasana Pramedhi
JapanKazuhiro Ooki
Kenichiro Arakaki
Masato Kubota
Nami Imanishi
Toru Yamauchi
MalaysiaChua Soo Yaw
Lee Siang Fong
Megat Zainurul Anuar Megat Johari
Mohd Hidzuan Bin Zainul Hashim
WONG KIN YEW
MyanmarU ZAW MOE TUN
NepalSubir Bahadur Pradhanang
PakistanSUFYAN KAKAKHEL
PhilippinesEric Manuel N. Pareja
Jaime Sebastian
Joseph Syjuco
SingaporeAgnes Wong
Chhoa Kiat Lim Thomas
Hoang Phi Nguyen
Lee Yeow Leong
Lim Kin Chew
Lim Swee Tat
Lim Thye Peng
Narayanan
Sanjeev Gupta
Simon Lau
Stephan February
Thi Doan Chi Tran
Zi Yang Yan
SriLankaSuchetha Wijenayake
ThailandKRICH NASINGKUN
Somphol Boonjing
Suphanut Thanyaboon
VietnamDO DUC THANH
NGUYEN PHI KHA
PHUNG CHI DUNG

Topics covered during Workshop

ThemeTopics
I General Track
  • Workshop Philosophy
  • Licensing and copyright issue
  • Open Protocols and Standards
  • Project Management
  • Course Design and lesson evaluation
  • Certification schemes
  • Soft Skills
  • FOSS Master Plan.
  • Initiation of Development of Test Banks
  • Development of Hands-on Sessions
II Operating Systems Track
  • Using the Linux Desktop and Locating Linux Help Resources
  • System Administration
  • The Unix Shell
  • Linux Internals
  • SUSE
  • Thin Client using OSS
  • Windows to Linux Migration
III Security and other OS Topics
  • Bluetooth
  • OSS Network - Proxy.gateway
  • Linux Security
  • Firewall Design/ OpenVPN/ OpenLDAP
  • Intrusion Detection System
  • Squid, IPCops
IV AMP and Programming Languages Track
  • PHP
  • PHP - Framework
  • Apache Configuration
  • JAVA in a nutshell
  • Ferite Open Source Programming Language
  • HTML and Java Script
  • Ruby on rails
V Applications Track
  • Open Office
  • Electronic Documents, Internationalisation & localisation and UNICODE
  • Building an OSS Telephone System
  • Blended Strategy
  • OSS Case Study (India)
  • OSS developments in Sri Lanka

Training Materials used in the training programs are stored in directory: http://oss.esysmail.com/AOSS/

For more information, Please contact

narav@cicc.org.sg

Last updated on 23 September 2006
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