SPACE published a study report on the usage of Free Software in public enterprises of Kerala. The book was formally released by Honourable Chief Minister Sri. V.S Achutanandan by handing over a copy to Sri. Richard M. Stallman in an event organized by SPACE few months back. The book is now available online. A low resolution version is also available to download.
Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management -- Kerala jointly with SPACE, IEEE Kerala Section and Computer Society of India organises a Workshop on Wireless Networking - Hosted and Boosted by the Community on December 1st and 2nd 2006 at Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Kerala,Technopark, Trivandrum, Kerala 695 598, India
FOSS in Science is a national workshop being organised by the Union Christian College, Aluva, Kerala State, in collaboration with the Society for Promotion of Alternative Computing and Employment (SPACE) and Free Software Foundation of India (FSFI). The three-day workshop will focus on the relevance of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in science education, scientific research and scientific computing. This is the first such workshop to be conducted in India, and is aimed at introducing FOSS to college teachers, doctoral students, research workers and others.
PACE is conducting GNU/Linux system administration course for teachers of various engineering colleges. Course is conducted in association with Department of Information technology, Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Trivandrum and sponsored by Director of Technical Education, Kerala. Around 23 teachers from around the state participated in 15 day course actively.
SPACE together with Govt. Engineering College, Barton Hill, Thiruvananthapuram organized a one day training programme for Kudumbashree IT Units in Koha - a Free Software Library Management Software. Dr. Gopakumar, Head, Department of Information Technology, shared his experiences in implementing KOHA in the department library and College library.