Stumbling in a Box : West Bengal

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Last month, “Stumbling in a Box : West Bengal” event was held in West Bengal. This was actually my dream to run such type of event.

The brief of this event, This staggered event evangelized the community to adopt MozStumbler & use it on daily basis to enrich the Mozilla location-service. Here we showed the tools available for different platforms to gather location information. Also after the event a global free geolocation service was created that can be used openly by organizations around the world to create apps and mobile services.

This event was for 7 days

Agenda

Day 1

  1. Welcome note — About Mozilla, Mozilla Location Services
  2. Show apps and resources
  3. Introduce all available tools/apps and their usage.
  4. Give people time to install and test the apps
  5. Register people in a spreadsheet
  6. Make planning of trips and form teams
  7. Let people go for stumblling

Day 2 – Day6

  1. Stumbling basis on trip plan with teams
  2. follow up to announce leaders on the leaderboard to engage participants

Day 7

  1. Meet back in event venue
  2. Announce winners based on leaderboard, give prizes

Initially more than 25 people showed their interest, But due to exam in West Bengal, 15 people joined in this event. Some of participants were form different area of india.

At very first day, after introduction,We explained them basic of Geolocaltion stumber.

After that, participants were asked to submit their initial stumbling points. Then we made the trip plan.

According to trip plan participants traveled whole the places during this five days. In the mean time, everyday, I run a follow up form.

Last day , again we met and participants were asked to submit their final points in spreadsheet. On the basis of points, first 3 participants got the exciting stumbling swag.

We distributed the swag.

Between those five day, participants covered 3000+ KM and Total points was 27300+ . That was huge.

One guy form the participants, gained 3rd position in new cell scorers. That’s was truly great.

After all, the event was really really great and got huge success.

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