The seminar will host two GNU/Linux installations (SuSE and Debian) and will also incorporate some speeches about concepts and history of Open Source/Free Software and GNU/Linux. There will also be a speech (in English) about the importance of open standards; and probably another speech about the philosophy behind Open Source/Free Software. An introduction to FarsiKDE (The localized version of KDE in Farsi) and Shabdix, Iran's first GNU/linux distribution (a customized and localized version of Knoppix) will also be made. Hopefully a practical demonstration of functions and some applications of OpenOffice.org will also take place. Entrance is free for the public, and attendants can bring their own computers to install GNU/Linux on them.
Interested individuals can go here and sign up for the event. The seminar will start at 14:00 in the faculty of science of Tehran University, and will approximately take 5 hours. This event is sponsored by Chapar Shabdiz Ltd and Laico Corporation. If everything goes well, it is planned that a similar seminar take place every six months.