HYDERABAD: The Software Division of Computer Society of India in association with CICC, Singapore, National Resource Centre for Free and Open Source Software of CDAC Chennai and RMK Engineering College is organising a five-day southern regional training programme from May 22 to 26 in Chennai on Open Source Software. This training the trainers' programme will broadly cover Free and Open Source Software and GNU/LINUS Linux Installations OSS licensing and copyright issues Desktop Management, etc., according to a pressnote. On the last date a conference on Open Source Software will be held in which the trends in open systems and their applications in the enterprises would be dealt with in detail. The training programme & the one-day conference are free and open to members of the teaching faculty, persons from industry, Government Departments and other organisations.

Interested candidates may get details by sending an email to csiaoss@gmail.com {lt}mailto:csiaoss@gmail.com{gt} or from the website: www.rmkec.ac.in/csiaoss/index.html{gt}

The last date for receiving the nominations is May 10, 2006.