First ever Python Code Sprint organized jointly by Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) and Bangladesh Open Source Network (BdOSN) ended succesfully on 15th June 2015. On the closing ceremony, Mr S M Ashraful Islam, executive director of BCC handed over the certificates to 18 participants. He wishes that the participants will be able to apply the technique and knowledge in their professional life. The occasion was also address by Mr Enamul Kabir, Director, Training of BCC, Enayet Hossain Rajib, Joint Secretary of BdOSN and Mr Tanvir Shuvo the camp coordinator.
Workshop on "Introduction to algorithms and how to apply them in computer programming" held successfully in the Charle Babage lab of Daffodil International University (DIU) on 5-6 June 2015. BdOSN in collaboration with Code it, Girl organized the workshop for the girls. DIU hosted the workshop. 18 female students from Dhaka University, BUET, North South University, Jahangirnagar University, National University etc joined the workshop. Bristy Sikder, a student of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) conducted the workshop while Mirfat Sharmin and All Rabbi of BdOSN facilitated the same. The workshop covered the basic algorithm required for computer programming. Students learned the basics and application of Ad-Hoc Problems, greedy algorithms, Divide and Conquer: Merge Sort, Graphs, BFS, DFS, Jug Problem, etc.
On 11 June, 2015, Take Back the Tech Bangladesh team visited Adamjee Cantontment College, Dhaka for a campus awareness on combating violence against women by using information and communication technology (ICT). This was the largest gathering in any TBTT programme in Bangladesh. Around 500 students participated in this event. Teachers of Adamjee Cantontment College were also present. The programme was organized by ACC ICT Club and supported by Bytes for all Bangladesh and Bangladesh Open Source Network (BdOSN).
Bangladesh Open Source network (BdOSN) recently became a partner of the ICT Division under Post, Telecom and IT Minitry of the Government of Bangladesh to help them to arrange first ever National High School Programming Contest (NHSPC). The initiative by ICT Division and supported by the telecom operator, Robi aims to create awareness among the high school students towrads computer programming. For this a nationwide campaign will be launched on 29th April will which cover all 64 district. The regional competion, will be held in 7 Division and Dhaka city, will be held from 8th to 23rd May.