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Software Freedom Day 2008

National Computer Center, Quezon City, Philippines | September 20, 2008 (Saturday)

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General Information


National Computer Center

Commission on Information & Communications Technology

C.P. Garcia Avenue, U.P. Diliman, Quezon City

Date and Time

September 20, 2008 9:00 AM -5:00 PM

Program of Activities

Plenary Session

  • Invocation by Former Senator Jovito Salonga
  • Opening Remarks by NCC Director General Timoteo Diaz de Rivera
  • Software Freedom Day
  • Free and Open Source Software
  • Keynote
  • Open Source for the Visually Impaired
  • SM Supermalls Open Source Experience
  • IPv6: The Next Generation Internet


  • Live CodeFest - on-the-spot coding contest
  • Passive CodeFest - science fair style

Parallel Sessions

  • Desktop Linux from Scratch
  • J2ME Applications Development on Netbeans
  • Open Source Network Access Controller
  • Robotics with Slackware Linux
  • Fedora Project
For those interested about the event, also see the event updates page. Attendees are also encouraged to pre-register.

Promotional Materials Needed

  • Posters
  • Livd CDs/DVDs
  • Fedora Shirts