Seminars and Conferences are conducted every year to showcase the FOSS based technologies. The seminar/conference will be conducted for academic/industry participants and students. In the seminars the basic FOSS utilities are taught with hands-on sessions to enable the participants get acquainted and familiar with FOSS. Resource persons will be arranged from various industries like Sun Microsystems, Nokia, CollabNet and RedHat. Various participants from in and around colleges of Madurai will participate in these courses and get trained in FOSS technologies. Schools in and around Madurai also participate actively in these activities.