FOSSEE Proponent Symposium

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Last updated on: 03 March 2020

The FOSSEE Proponent Symposium is an event to bring together the top FOSSEE contributors/ mentors and FLOSS enthusiasts. The event will be held at IIT Bombay on 7 March 2020. In this symposium we wish to identify institutes who will be interested in becoming FOSSEE clubs

How to reach IIT Bombay:

LC - 101

Lecture Hall Complex
IIT Bombay

Tentative Schedule for the meetup:



9.00 am to 9.30 am


9.30 am to 10.00 am

Self introduction by participants

10.00 am to 11.15 am

Talk by FOSSEE PIs and Felicitation of contributors, mentors and Yaksh test scorers

11.15 am to 11.30 am

Tea Break

11.30 am to 12.15 am

Talk by select contributors on their experience and association with FOSSEE

12.15 pm to 1.00 pm

Breakout sessions into groups

1.00 pm to 2.00 pm


2.00 pm to 3.00 pm

Presentation by groups

3.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Obligations of FOSSEE clubs

4.00 pm to 4.15 pm

Tea break

4.15 pm to 5.00 pm

Interaction with the audience regarding FOSSEE Club and Champions

5.00 pm to 5.30 pm

Signing “Expression of interest” between FOSSEE and FOSSEE Clubs

5.30 pm to 6.00 pm

Vote of Thanks

  1. Get recognised as a FOSSEE club

  2. Collaborate with various FOSSEE activities

  3. Get your contributions displayed on FOSSEE website

  4. Proficient student contributors get direct entry to relevant job fair hosted by FOSSEE annually

  5. Preference to the proficient student contributors in FOSSEE Summer Fellowship

  6. Receive annual certificate of recognition by FOSSEE after significant contributions

  7. Get points (Approx. 100 points) in NAAC accreditation by participating in FOSSEE activities. For details Click here

FOSSEE is going to reimburse your two way 2nd AC travel ticket. Please submit the following forms at the venue after duly filling up.

  1. Photo Copy travel ticket with self-attestation

  2. Travel Allowance form (Click here to download)

  3. If traveling by Air, please submit the boarding pass

  4. Fill the bank details form (Click here to view)

  5. Pan card copy