IEEE-VIT Hacktoberfest Online Meetup

Hacktoberfest Online Meetup

Wednesday October 7, 2020
11:30am to 01:30pm IST
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Event Description

"The power of Open Source is the power of people - the people rule"

We, IEEE-VIT, would like to invite all students, developers, engineers and tech enthusiasts out there to join us celebrate Open Source with Hacktoberfest. Learn about Git, GitHub, Open Source and Software development, and join this movement!
With over 50+ PRs already, project expertise in App Development, Web development, Electronics, Cloud technologies, Machine Learning and a lot more, we would like to help you get started with Open source and make a change to the world of software technologies!
Find more about us at Github

Hacktoberfest — brought to you by DigitalOcean in partnership with Dev & Intel — is a month-long celebration of open source software.

Can't make it to this online meetup? Hacktoberfest is virtual and open to participants from around the globe. Sign up to participate today.

Rules and Rewards

First, sign up on the Hacktoberfest site at To qualify for the official limited edition Hacktoberfest shirt, you must register and make four pull requests between October 1-31. Pull requests can be to any public repo on GitHub, not just the ones with issues labeled Hacktoberfest. If a maintainer reports your pull request as spam or spammy behavior, or not in line with the project’s code of conduct, you will be ineligible to participate.

Connect with other Hacktoberfest participants by using @DigitalOcean, @hacktoberfest, #hacktoberfest on your social media platform of choice.

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Event code of conduct

Hacktoberfest meetups are welcoming, open, and inclusive. Please read our Events Code of Conduct before attending. Happy hacking!

Who can attend?

Locations have different requirements for who can attend. This location is open to the following:


[11:40][Introduce Hacktoberfest, including the background of the celebration and its instructions]
[12:00][Introduce open source]
[13:10][Get hacking.]
[13:20][Show and tell]

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Radhav Majesh

IEEE VIT is one of the most active student chapters inside Region 10 of IEEE International. We're a diverse group of tech enthusiasts, developers and designers who live with the motto "Advancing Technology for Humanity". Members of IEEE VIT are active participants in national and international level hackathons and involve in multiple projects. IEEE, an association dedicated to advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity, is the world's largest technical professional society. IEEE Region 10 is home to organizational units in Asia and the Pacific. IEEE VIT is affiliated to IEEE Madras Section, which is a part of Region 10 of IEEE.