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Joomla Day India (Open Source CMS Day), Pune March 8, 2009

Event Title: Joomla Day India
Location: Pune, India
Venue: I2IT (International Institute of Information Technology), Hinjewadi, Pune, Maharashtra
Date: Saturday April 25, 2009
Time: Not Available
Fee: Paid: Professional INR 800, Student INR 500 (,com_subscriptions/Itemid,23/)


Joomla Day India (Open Source CMS Day)

Event Title: Joomla Day India
Location: Pune, India
Venue: I2IT (International Institute of Information Technology), Hinjewadi, Pune, Maharashtra
Date: Saturday April 25, 2009
Time: Not Available
Fee: Paid: Professional INR 800, Student INR 500 (,com_subscriptions/Itemid,23/)


Microsoft – Pune User Group “Secure Systems” for IT Professionals

Event Title: Microsoft – Pune User Group “Secure Systems” for IT Professionals
Location: Pune, Maharashtra
Venue: Kalpa Banquet and Party Hall, E-101, Kumar Business Court Near SKC Mall Mukundanagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411037
Date: Saturday March 21, 2009
Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm
Fee: Not Available


PostgreSQL Training Program in Pune by EnterpriseDB

Event Title: PostgreSQL Training Program – Pune
Location: Pune
Venue: EnterpriseDB, Pune, Maharashtra 411001
Date: Friday March 20, 2009 – Sunday March 22, 2009
Time: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Fee: N.A.


OpenSocial Developer Garage December 9, 2008

Event Title: OpenSocial Developer Garage
Date: Saturday December 20, 2008
Location: TBD, Pune, Maharashtra
Event Detail:
An event to unite all the social web app developers from all over the country and just share/code/have fun and maybe inspire a few wannabee..




Date: Friday December 19, 2008 – Saturday December 20, 2008
Time: Not Available
Event Time: National Seminar
Organised by:
Poona Institute of Management Sciences and Entrepreneurship (PIMSE)
(Affiliated to University of Pune, Approved by AICTE)

Sponsored by: University of Pune.
Location: Poona College Campus, Camp, KB hidhytullah road, Pune, 411001
Tel.: 020-26448781 / 26433702.

Registration Fees:
Academicians/Professionals : Rs. 600/- (Non Residential)
Academicians/Professionals : Rs. 1200/- (Residential)
Students/Research Scholars : Rs. 200/- (Non Residential)

Important Information:
Registration may be paid in cash / DD in favour of “Poona Institute of Management Sciences & Entrepreneurship” payable at Pune.

If any assistance is required about accommodation and other related issues the seminar chairman may be contacted.

Event Detail:
Retailing is the largest private sector industry in the world economy with global size exceeding $ 6.6 triillion. Most of the retail in India is in unorganized sector. The organized retail market is expected to grow by 20% to 25% on YOY basis, generating about 10% of GDP. It will be the largest source of employment after agriculture and industries. The liberalization policy of the government has opened retail market for MNCs such as Wal-mart, Tesco, etc. which will make this sector more attractive and competitive. Keeping this in mind Poona Institute of Management Sciences & Entrepreneurship (PIMSE) is organizing a National Seminar on “RETAIL STRATEGIES FOR EMERGING MARKETS.”

This seminar will enlighten the students, professionals and academicians to put forward their views on latest trends in retail..

Suggested theme of the seminar

˜ The Importance of retail Industry.
˜ Retail Strategy.
˜ The Contribution of retail to GDP.
˜ Various formats of the retail outlets.
˜ Government policy on retail Industry.
˜ Socio economic effect of FDI in retail.
˜ Role of media / IT in retail.
˜ Various retail players operating in India.
˜ HR in retail.
˜ Role of supply chain / logistics in retail markets.
˜ Factors influencing the growth of retailers in India.
˜ Any other related Topic.

Invitation for Papers:

Original Papers or case studies on the above mentioned theme are invited from academic scholars, practicing professionals and industry officials. The word limit of paper is up to 4000 words. The paper must be typed in 12 pt fonts in Times New Roman with 1.5 lines space. Synopsis should have a limit of two paragraphs. Besides, there must be list of key words and a few lines about the author with E- mail address and contact number. The papers should reach on or before 13th December, 2008 on the following E-mail: or

Best Paper Award: The three best papers will get cash prize & certificate.
Any More information Contact Zeenat Sikilkar : 9970999399


CSI Pune Lecture: Data Management for BI

Although I am late to post this event since the event has been passed away by date but for the reference of my regular blog visitor, I am posting here so they can be aware of such events are happening around you.

CSI Pune Lecture: Data Management for BI

Date: Wednesday December 17, 2008
Timing: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Event Type: Lecture Event
Location: TBD, Pune, Maharashtra
Ticket Info: Free for members. Rs. 100 for non-members
Event Detail:
Data Management is a very crucial aspect of data warehousing. The session will cover aspects of data management from data extraction, data quality, transformation and loading and also issues of managing very large data volumes.


Two days Conference in Pune Organised by Society of Technical Communication, Pune

Two days Conference in Pune Organised by Society of Technical Communication

Dates: Friday December 12, 2008 – Saturday December 13, 2008
Duration: 2 Days conference in Pune
Organised by: Society of Technical Communication
Venue: Tbd, Pune, Maharashtra
Participation Fee: Not Available. Visit conference URL for more detail.

Conference URL:
Event Type: Unconference

After a 4-year hiatus, the STC India conference returns to the burgeoning metropolis of Pune for a historic third time. The STC India conference is the largest gathering of technical communicators in the country. On December 12 and 13, 2008, the thriving city of Pune (Maharashtra) will play host to the technical communication fraternity from across the country, and even the world.

During the two-day conference and the one-day preconference workshops, distinguished speakers from a cross-section of the high-technology industry’s blue-chip companies will address the audience on a variety of topics. Sessions at this year’s conference range from effective documentation project management to an unconference-like, well, unconference!


ClubHack – Two days InfoTech Security Conference in Pune

ClubHack – 2-day InfoTech Security Conference

Date: Saturday December 6, 2008 – Sunday December 7, 2008
Venue: International Convention Center (ICC), S.B. Road, Pune, Maharashtra
Ticket Info: INR 1000 for talk sessions, INR 1000 for each workshop.
On the spot registration: INR 1500

Event Detail:
ClubHack2008 is divided into 2 days activities this year.

Day 1: Tech/Legal Talks and panel discussion
On 6th December selected papers as submitted by different speakers will be presented. This will be divided in 2 parallel threads of 5 talks each. The last thread at the end of the day will be the panel discussion.

Day 2: Workshops
On 7th December there will be 2 workshops to impart instantaneous knowledge on related subjects.

Chief Guest: Thanks to Dr. Satyapal Singh, commissioner of Pune Police, for accepting the invitation & being the Chief Guest of the event.


IT Expo in Pune : Organised by CMDA Pune

IT Expo – organized by The Computer & Media Dealers Association (CMDA) Pune
Date: Thursday December 4, 2008 – Sunday December 7, 2008
Venue: CMDA, Pune, Maharashtra
Participation Fee:minimal rent of Rs 12,800 for four days
Ticket Info: Info not available yet

The Computer & Media Dealers Association (CMDA) Pune is planning to organize a Chief Information Technology Officer (CIO) conference in the 11th IT Exhibition, which will be held from December 4 to 7, 2008. The CIO conference will be a one-day event that will be held along with the IT expo.

Event Detail:
“We are planning to invite CIOs from major corporate houses. Industry leaders will deliver lectures on latest technologies and the changes in the IT field. The intention behind holding this conference is to attract corporate houses to this exhibition to show them the latest technologies and to update them about the new happenings in the IT hardware sector,” explained Shital Nahar, President, CMDA.

Along with the CIO conference, CMDA is also planning to hold eight technical seminars to update the students and the end-customers in the region.

Explaining in detail about the expo Yogesh Godbole, Convener of the Exhibition said, “There will be two hangers in the exhibition. One will be dedicated to System Integrators (SIs) who are the members of the association and second for principle companies.”

This time around CMDA is giving an opportunity to small SIs to take part in the IT expo with minimal rent of Rs 12,800 for four days. The association is expecting gross revenue of Rs 55 lakh from the expo this year.

Through the expo CMDA is also looking at providing a platform for vendors, manufacturers and importers to display their entire range of products. The customer will also get an opportunity to touch and feel the latest IT gadgets.

CMDA has also tied up with Sakaal Media Group, as its official media partner.