Conference Program

Pakistan Open Source Summit (OSS) 2018
 Margala Hotel Islamabad

 Conference Schedule

20 April 2018 (Friday)

Inaugural Session

 Session Secretary: Muhammad Shafiq Rana
 

Registration of Participants 08:00 AM
Guests to be Seated 09:00 AM
Tilawat e Quran Hakeem 09:10 AM
Naat-e-Rasool Kareem 09:20 AM
Welcome Note by Conference Chair 09:25 AM
Address by Key Note Speaker 09:40 AM
Address by the Chief Guest 09:50 AM
Vote of Thanks by  Conference Chair 10: 20 AM
Refreshment 10:30 AM

 Closing Session

21 April 2018 (Saturday)

04:30 – 05:15 PM

Session Secretary: Zahid Sb 

Guests to be Seated 04:20 PM
Tilawat e Quran Hakeem & Naat-e-Rasool Kareem 04:30 PM
Welcome Address 04:35 PM
Address by Key Note Speaker 04:40 PM
Address by the Chief Guest 04:45 PM
Vote of Thanks 04:55 PM
Shields Distribution 05:00 PM
Refreshment 05:15 PM

  

Session: 1 (11:00 – 12:55)

Session Chair: Dr. Midrar Ullah

Guest of Honor: Syed Ghuyer Hussain 
Session Secretary: Muhammad Shafiq Rana

Time Details
11:00 – 11:20 The Use of Koha, Library Open Source Software to Enhance Effectiveness of Academic Library Activities in Pakistan

By Muhammad Shakeeb Anwar

11:20 – 11:40 Usability of Library Management System (LMS): A Case Study of Government College University Libraries Lahore, Pakistan

By: Sadaf Rafiq and Department of Libraries, Government College University Lahore, Pakistan &

Dr. Shakeel Ahmad Khan  Department of Library and Information Science, University of Sargodha, Pakistan

11:40 – 12.00 Never Give Up! From Lamp To Koha: A Case Of University Of Engineering & Technology Taxila Library” by Bashir Ahmed

Prof. Dr. Rubina Bhatti, Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Khan

12:20 – 12:40 Link Your Metadata: Integrating Library Collection through Open Refine By    Saima Hanif and Nosheen Fatima Warraich, PhD
12:40 – 12:55 Question Answer & remarks by Session Chair
12:55 – 02:00 Friday Prayer & Lunch Break.

Session: 2 (02:00 – 04:00)

Session Chair:  Dr Pervaz Ahmed

Guest of Honor: Anwar Ejaz & Muhammad Javed Iqbal, HEC
Session Secretary: Shahzad Abbass

Time Details
02:15 – 02:40 Open Source Software Vs Commercial Software: A comparative Analysis of EndNote X8 and Mendeley Citation Managers

By Zeeshan Ullah

02:40 – 03:00 Evolution of FOSS in Libraries of Pakistan by Muhammad Shafiq Rana & Prof. Dr. Rubina Bhatti,
03:00 – 03:30 Open Source adoptions and implantations: An Indian Experience by DP Tripathi INDIA
03:30 – 04: 00  Best Book Buddies and there role for promoting Open Source Applications across the globe By Sudhir Gandotra INDIA
03:40 – 04:00 Question Answer & remarks by Session Chair
04:00 – 04:30 Refreshment

 21 April 2018 (Saturday)

 

Session: 3 (09:00 – 11:00)

Session Chair:   Dr. Muhammad Tariq Najmi

Guest of Honor: Dr. Sajid Mirza
Session Secretary: Muhammad Zakria Qasmi

Time Details
09:00 – 09:30

Advantage and Implementations open source software on Cloud platform: A Special reference with Koha and DSpace. by Hirak Jyoti Hazarika INDIA

09:30 – 10:00

Experience sharing of, Innovations, Successful Projects, development and contributions in adoptions of Open Source Software in Pakistan” BySher Afzal Khan

10:00 – 10:30

Open Source Pakistan in Pakistani Libraries a Tale of volunteer work By Farast Shafiullah from New Zeland

10:30 – 11:00 Question Answer & remarks by Session Chair
11:00 – 11:30 Refreshment

Session: 4 (11:30 – 02:30)

Session Chair:  Dr Saeed Ullah Jan

Guest of Honor Abdul Rehman
Session Secretary: Zeeshan Ullah

Time Details
11:30 – 12:00

Feasibilities and adoption of open source software (OSS):

Misbah Jawad (From CHINA)

 12:00 – 12:30

Open Source Publishing: Opportunities for LIS Professionals”

By Dr Sajid Mirza

12:30 – 1:00

Question Answer & remarks by Session Chair

1:00 – 2:30 Prayed & Lunch Break

Session: 5 (02:30 – 03:50)

Session Chair:  Dr. Muhammad Ramzan

Guest of Honor: Dr Ashfaq Ahmed
Session Secretary: Amjid Khan Khalil 

Time Details
2:30 – 3:00

Implantation of RFID with Open Source Software by Majid Lodhi Digital Data System

3:00 – 3:30

Challenges for Free & Open Source Movement in Pakistan by Ata ur Rehman

3:30 – 04:00

Question Answer & remarks by Session Chair