MaGIC Academy: Opening up to Open Source Technologies



Open-source code is meant to be a collaborative effort, where programmers improve upon the source code and share the changes within the community. Learn about open source first-hand from a hacker turned successful entrepreneur, Dinesh Nair. Join his sharing of an unconventional journey and open source knowledge.

Key Learnings

  • Basics of open source, its application and advantages
  • Microsoft's role in open source technology adoption
  • Inspiring an entrepreneurial spirit

Target Audience

Suitable for entrepreneurs and startups who want to understand more about open source first hand from a pro.

Speaker Description

Dinesh Nair currently leads Microsoft’s effort to introduce, evangelise and show how Microsoft innovations can positively transform Malaysian education, businesses and lives. He has spent over 20 years in the ICT industry, from being an entrepreneur to working in both the private and government sectors: Open Source software development and integration; Internet and cyber security policy, planning and deployment.

Brief Agenda

1700 : Registration and Interactive Sharing by Dinesh Nair
1830 : End

Important Reminder

1) Dress Code : Smart Casual. Strictly NO Slippers, NO round-neck shirts, NO short pants
2) Please bring your I/C or Passport for registration purposes
Event Timeline
  • The event description was updated. Diff 2016-03-24 06:35:43
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Thu Mar 24, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM MYT
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Venue Address
Microsoft, Menara 3 PETRONAS, KL Malaysia
Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre