Open-source model and how to get involved

This Thursday 23 March 2017, the Computer Science Society of University of Nicosia co-organizes with IEEE UNic, the event The Open-Source Model – How to get Involved.

The main supporters of the event is ACM Cyprus and IEEE Cyprus.

The event will take place at room M208 from 18:00 to 20:00.

The speaker is the Chairman of ACM Cyprus Chapter, Dr. Gjermundrod Kjell Harald.

In this talk the open-source model of software development will be presented. A short history of this community with the key participants (like Richard Stallman and Linus Torvalds) will be overviewed along with various examples of open-source licenses (e.g. GNU General Public License, BSD, etc.). In addition, ways on how you as a student can get involved in the open-source community and what is expected of its members will be discussed.

Coffee and pastries will be available for the participants as well as IEEE “swags”.