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Some references from the events and activities I participated in


FOSS for Government Conference 2009 - "Understanding (Open Source) Software Licenses"

Ref: Presentation

First Sahana Conference 2009 - "Evolution of Sahana System and Community"

Ref: Presentation

Philippines Sahana Training in Feb 2009

Ref: Training Material


MIT GITA Award Winner for 2007

Ref: Award 


Presentation for Ruhuna University Students and School Children
    Sep 2008

Ref: Presentation


Contributor for the Business Week article "The do good imperative"
     Jul 2008

Ref: Business Week Article


Sahana response to China Earthquake, Chendu province, China, Jun 2008

Ref:  Wall Street Journal Article


Co-Chair W3C Emergency Information Interoperability Framework IG 
     Washington DC, May 2008

Ref: Meeting Notes, Charter


ISCRAM Committee Member and Panel for the session on
     Information Systems for Crisis Response, Washington DC, US - May 2008

Ref:  Session

Humanitarian-FOSS article in Peace IT - Jan 2008

Ref: Online Peace IT! Magazine (PDF)


Representative for Sri Lanka, AsiaOSS2007 Symposium

Bangkok, Thailand - Nov 2007

Ref: Presentation


Keynote Speaker and ISCRAM Program Committee Member

ISCRAM-China Workshop 2007, Harbin, China

Ref: PresentationConference Page


Co-Chair for Special Session on Humanitarian Systems,
     ISCRAM 2007, Netherlands 

Ref: Program 


Free Software Award for Social Benefit  (Project Lead) - Mar 2006

Ref: FSF Press Article

Co-Author, CACM Article on Disaster Management - Mar 2006

Ref: Article on ACM Portal


Collaboration between two Stockholm Challenge finalists
     Hotcity Wireless  and Sahana

Ref: Stockholm Challenge Website Article


LinuxAsia 2007 Presentation on Humanitarian-FOSS and Sahana

Ref: Humanitarian-FOSS Presentation at Linux Asia 2007 


UNDP IOSN Case Study on Managing Disasters – Oct 2006

Ref: Case Study on UNDP IOSN Portal (PDF


Demonstrater/Participant in Strong Angel III
     Aug 2006, San Diego, US

Ref: Strong Angel III Website


Interviewed for BBC World Digital Planet – June 2006

Ref: BBC Press Release, Recording of Interview on BBC Site 


Interviewed for BBC World TV “Code Breakers” – May 2006

Ref: BBC Program Recording for Download

Speaker in the Global Knowledge Partnership
     May 2006, Sri Lanka

Ref: Global Knowledge Parternership Presentation on Sahana 


Speaker in 7th Asia OSS Symposium – March 2006, Malaysia



Organizer/Speaker in FOSS-ed 2006 Conference
     Feb 2006, Sri Lanka



Speaker in Emergency Communications Asia 2005
     Dec 2005, China


Speaker in UN World Summit for IS (WSIS) – Nov 2005, Tunisia

Ref: UN WSIS Site, FSF Europe News,  ICT4Peace Report

Organizer/Speaker in National FOSS Week – Sep 2005, Sri Lanka


Organizer/Speaker in 6th Asia OSS Symposium
     Sep 2005, Sri Lanka


Speaker in FOSSSL 05 International FOSS Conference
     Sep 2005, SL



Speaker in FOSSAP-II, UNDP IOSN Conference
     Aug 2005, Cambodia



Sri Lanka Rep. in 5th Asia OSS Symposium
     Mar 2005, Beijing-China



Sahana Overview Document

Ref: Sahana-Project-Overview-0.9.pdf