Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri
As with the previous editions, conf.kde.in is a platform for KDE and Qt developers/contributors/enthusiasts to come together, share their knowledge, contribute, learn and play. Most importantly, it's an excellent arena for collaboration and exchange of ideas, skills and thoughts among like minded people passionate about Open Source in general.
KDE conferences in India, organized by KDE-India go by the name conf.kde.in (abbreviated as cKi) and have usually attract high quality participants and speakers alike. It was first held in 2011, as a 5 day event in Bangalore, attracting around 300 participants and turned out be a huge success and it introduced a lot of people to Open Source and KDE and the 2015 edition aims to take this forward. The last offering of the event was one of the largest event of this kind to be held in the country, with close to 400 participants attending the mega event.
This year, the conf.kde.in makes it's foray into the southern ends of the country. The 2015 edition of the event would be held in Amritapuri - located in the picturesque village of Vallikavu, in the district of Kollam, Kerala. Amritapuri is the spiritual headquarter of world renowned humanitarian and spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi. Her university, Amrita University, however is also famous for the FOSS culture it has garenered. The FOSS activities carried out in the club have helped students of the university many laurels, some of which can be found here : http://foss.amrita.ac.in/achievement/viewall/
Registrations and CFP will follow soon. Stay tuned !