Day 1: Tuesday 14th February 2017*

08:00-09:00 am Registration Opens

SESSION 1: Opening Session

09:00-09:10 am Introduction                                                          
09:10-09:20 am SQU speech, H.H. Dr. Mona bint Fahad Al-Said, AVC-ICo
09:20-09:30 am ITA speech, Dr. Salim Sultan Al-Ruzaiqi, CEO
09:30-09:40 am FOSSC’17 Organizing Committee speech, Prof. Hadj Bourdoucen, Chairman
09:40-10:00 am Keynote Speaker, Prof Brian Fitzgerald
10:00-10:15 am Exhibition Opening/Coffee Break

SESSION 2: FOSS Deployment in Governments

10:15-10:45 am Open source in Governments, Chris DiBona
10:45-11:15 am French expertise in E-Government, Alexandre Zapolsky
11:15-11:45 am The Malaysian OSS Deployment Strategies and Practices, Tan King Ing
11.45-12.00 pm Coffee Break.

SESSION 3: FOSS & Government

12:00-12:30 pm Open source tools for Cybersecurity, Dr. Bader AlManthri (ITA)
12:30-01:00 pm FOSS deployment in Ministry of Health, Abdullah AlRiqadi (MoH)
01:00-01:30 pm FOSS Deployment Roadmap in Oman, Dr. Ahmed AlMaashari (SQU)
01:30-02:00 pm Panel Discussion, Prof Brian Fitzgerald, Chris DiBona, Alexandre Zapolsky, Bader Al-Manthari, Abdullah Al-Riqadi, Ahmed Al-Maashari, 
Tan King Ing, Hassan Al-Lawati (Moderator)
02:00 pm Close of Day 1-Lunch
02:30-03:00 pm Linux+ Certification Competition (Evaluation exam) More info.

Day 2: Wednesday, 15th February 2017 *

08:00-08:30 am Registration Desk Open

SESSION 4: FOSS Model Practices 1

08:30-09:00 am Inner Source, The Bazaar Inside the Cathedral, Prof Brian Fitzgerald
09:00-09:30 am Deploying FOSS in the classroom with Wikipedia, Tighe Flanagan
09:30-10:00 am Use of IoT in monitoring and control of water treatment and distribution network, Mukesh Arora
10:00-10:15 am Coffee Break

SESSION 5: FOSS Model Practices 2

10:15-10:45 am Open Source Security, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala
10:45-11:15 am Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), Yantisa Akhadi
11:15-11:45 am The role of Open Source in Making of Verve Platform, Dilip Thomas
11:45-12:00 pm Coffee Break

SESSION 6: Paper Presentation

12:00-12:10 pm Development of QoS Monitoring System: Application Demonstrator.  
Hadj Bourdoucen, Ahmed Almaashri, Mohammed Al-Kindy, Mahmood Al-Zadjali, Abdullah Qamar, Mike Venter 
12:10-12:20 pm A Framework for Preserving Data Integrity during Mobile Device Forensic in Open Source Software Environment.
Ishola D. Muraina, Mustafa Muwafak Alobaedy, Huda Haji Ibrahim
12:20-12:30 pm A survey on embedded open source system software for Internet of Things.
Mahdi Amiri-Kordestani, Hadj Bourdoucen
12:30-12:40 pm From Relational Model to Rich Document Data Models - Best Practices Using MongoDB.
Vinu Sherimon, Sherimon P.C
12:40-12:50 pm Sultan Qaboos University between E-Learning and Massive Open Online Course: Future Vision.
Iman Al-Kindi, Zuhoor Al-Khanjari, Naoufel Kraiem 
12:50-13:00 pm Connectivity and Cloud Automation Technologies for the Internet of Things, Survey on Main Components.
Younis Al-Kharusi, Ahmed Al-Farsi, Mahdi Amiri-Kordestani, Mohammed Sarrab, Hadj Bourdoucen 
13:00-13:10 pm Adoption of Free and Open Source Software Using Alternative Educational Framework in College of Applied Sciences.  
Raya Al-Hajri, Ghada Al-Mukhaini, Rajasekar Ramalingam
13:10-13:20 pm Open Standard Data Exchange Model for Higher Education Institutions in Oman.
Muhammad Azeem Qureshi, Nithesh K. Nandakumaran, Govindasamy Baskar
13:20-13:30 pm USQO-FOSS quality model: Utilization based Software Quality Observatory for evaluation of Free and Open Source Software.  
P. Vijaya, Satish Chander and G. Raju
13:30-13:40 pm Projection of Students’ Exam Marks using Predictive Data Analytics.
Ben George Ephrem, N. Balasupramanian, Huda Al-Shuaily
13:40-13:50 pm Interactive E-book Development Using FOSS.  
Manal G. H. Al Raweehi, Wadima A. S. Al Ansari, Prakash Kumar Udupi, Vikas Rao Naidu.
13:50-14:00 pm Interactive Education Application Development Using FOSS for Government School in Oman.
Marwah H. A. Al Farsi, Prakash Kumar Udupi, Vikas Rao Naidu.
14:00-14:15 pm Closing Session

*: Please note the timetable for the conference may change in future.

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