ACM(BVP) and IEEE(BVP) Hacktoberfest

Hacktoberfest Online Meetup

Friday October 9, 2020
4:00pm to 9:00pm IST
Event is hosted online

Event Description

The time for the celebration of greatest open source festival of the year has arrived. So Charge your laptops and wear your working cap to dive deep into this celebration. Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source and is open to everyone in our global community!

It is a collaborative effort, where programmers improve upon the source code and share the changes within the community.
Join us in understanding and learning about the beauty of Open Source and beginner friendly workshops for Git introduction. Ask your doubts, get a hands-on contribution to open source and start Hacking! In bonus get to know more about live open source projects and share your own projects to the biggest open source community, for the world to see. Not only this connect to people from different places at the comfort of your home and continue hacking..!!!

Rules and Rewards

First, sign up on the Hacktoberfest site at

To get a shirt, you must make four pull requests (PRs) between October 1–31 in any time zone. Pull requests can be to any public repository on GitHub, not just the ones highlighted. The pull request must contain commits you made yourself. If a maintainer reports your pull request as spam or maintainers behavior is not in line with project code of conduct it will not be counted toward your participation in Hacktoberfest.

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The top 5 best contributors in the group will be provided an appreciation certificates from the organizations committee.

Participant tweeting the most quality number of tweets using hashtags like #hacktoberfest2020, #digitalocean, #OpenSource, #acmbvp,#bvpieee gets a certificate of special mention from IEEE and ACM organizing committee.

Code of Conduct

To maintain an inclusive and constructive environment we have attached the code of conduct Please read it before attending.

Who can attend?

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


4:35pm to 4:45pm Welcoming Note- Setting a welcoming tone. Thanking everyone for attending, introducing organizing societies. Giving an overview of the upcoming programming and reminding of the code of conduct. Rasansha Luthra LinkedIn Profile
4:45pm to 4:55pm Introduction to Hacktoberfest - Introducing to the month-long celebration and the global community. Reminding them of its requirements. Pulkit Aggarwal LinkedIn Profile
4:55pm to 5:05pm Introduction to opensource community - Starting by telling the importance and the change created by open source, followed by how to be a part of its growing community. Pulkit Aggarwal LinkedIn Profile
5:05pm to 5:30pm Open Source Talk- A renowned tech ethunsiast and former GSOC winner is invited to share his experience and gratifying all the queries regarding it. Pulkit Aggarwal LinkedIn Profile
5:30pm to 5:45pm Virtual Networking- Attendes along with organizers can have some fun while playing some games, quizzes and sharing various experiences Organizing Committee
5:45pm to 6:45pm Git Introduction, Workshop for beginners- Finally the github campus expert joins the floor to introduce how to use github and pull requests. Gunnika Batra LinkedIn Profile
6:45pm to 7:10pm Doubts,Hacking, Contribution to open source projects- Students are guided to some amazing projects for contributions and doubts regarding anything in the event are also taken. Gunnika Batra LinkedIn Profile
7:10pm to 7:30pm Sharing of Open source Projects- Some fine projects will be shared by our college mates and attendees. Akash Srivastava

Links & Resources


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Hosted by

Saksham Pruthi and 3 others

<p>ACM BVP: Founded in 2013, ACM BVP has had a total of 1000 plus members until date and has always advocated for the technical upliftment of students. Affiliated with the global organization of ACM international, we aim to empower and celebrate students and mentors providing a holistic environment to grow along with global exposure to nurture their skills.</p> <p>BVPIEEE: The student branch of IEEE at Bharati Vidyapeeth's College of Engineering, since its inception aimed at promoting IEEE among students as a common platform to share their technical perspective through interactive sessions. BVPIEEE is a common platform to share knowledge through interactive sessions, seminars, conferences and have stayed true to the essence of IEEE. Our endeavor is to harness the boundless youth potential and create a rich pool of technical expertise.</p>