മോസില്ല കേരളയുടെ ആഭിമുഖ്യത്തില് ഒരു വലിയ വെബ് മേക്കര് പാര്ട്ടി, അടുത്ത
ആഴ്ച കൊച്ചിയില് നടക്കുന്നുണ്ട്. വിക്കിമീഡിയ പദ്ധതികളെ
ജനങ്ങളിലേക്കെത്തിയ്ക്കാനുള്ള ഒരു നല്ല വെന്യു ആയി തോന്നി. ചെറിയ ലേണിങ്ങ്
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കൂടുതല് വിവരങ്ങള് http://www.makerpartykochi.in/
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From: Maker Party Kochi <maker(a)makerpartykochi.in>
Date: Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Subject: About Maker Party Kochi Partnership / Wikimedia
*“Power is gained by sharing knowledge not hoarding it”*
Inspired by the Open Access Movement, Catalyzed by Mozilla across the
globe, Mozilla Community in association with the Cochin University of
Science And Technology, under the Center for Innovation Technology Transfer
and Industrial Collaboration(CITTIC) Cell has decided to host a three day
MAKER PARTY to initiate a transition of users to makers from the 20th-22nd
of September, 2014.The event follows a simple format that of a festival,
where all the inventors, users, scholars, coders will be interacting and
sharing knowledge through innovative involvements.
Mozilla is a global, nonprofit organization, community driven, dedicated to
building free, open source products like the Firefox web browser. Our
mission is to promote openness, innovation & opportunity on the Web Maker
Party is Mozilla's global campaign in bringing about this change. Through
thousands of community-run events around the world, Maker Party unites
educators, organizations and enthusiastic web users with hands-on learning
and making. Maker Party 2014 was kick-started by President Obama at White
House Maker Faire this June. From June 15 - Sept 15, Mozilla Foundation is
hosting a Global Maker Party (https://webmaker.org/en-US/party/
Party inculcates and spreads the “Learning by Making” culture among the
*The three day event unrolls in three main venues:*
1. Teaching Stations:
*“To teach is great, but to inspire is divine*”
Hand on classes by trained makers, students in all new cutting edge
technologies. Ranging from high end electronics to basic household
activities that require expertise. About 40+ areas will be teach/train
during the event.
*”An art exhibition can be engaging, fun and deeply intellectually
satisfying and serious”*
Kerala being the new entrepreneurial hub in south, this could be one
platform to bring all new age technologies, products like FIN, 3D Printers
under one roof. This could help throw some inspiration to young
entrepreneurs. 50+ stalls will be up for the audience.
3. Success tale:
*“From the horse’s mouth”*
Successful, proved entrepreneurs will be sharing their views, stories with
an interactive crowd over 3 days.
4. Activities and Fest
*“Learn from the world around you”*The event format is all like a festival.
We are planing to bring many fun/teaching activities to engage the
In this context, it is with high hopes that we look forward to your
organization to partner with us, and help in gathering the needed
We welcome you to run teaching stations that promote wikimedia. Stalls like
teaching how to edit wiki will help. The stalls have to be run for two days
(21,22) and the format of the teaching stations are just like getting start
intros - means course duration must be between 15 mints to 1.30hrs/batch.
For the above mentioned, we can provide the following:
- Mention in all our printed publications
- Promotion through our website and Facebook page
- Mention of your organization during the event.
- Will provide a stall for you.
- More over, join the mission to spread the knowledge.
*Attaching the event brochure. Cc'ing Praveen Sridhar, who is in charge of
Expecting a positive reply,
For Maker Party Kochi,