Introduction to Hacktober Fest

Hacktoberfest is an annual worldwide event held during the month of October. The event encourages open source developers to contribute to repositories through pull requests (PR). GitHub hosts many open source repositories that contribute to Microsoft Learn content.

Sep 29, 2023, 1:30 – 2:30 PM



Key Themes

Open Source

About this event

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Hacktoberfest, and we’re calling on your support! Whether it’s your first time participating—or your tenth—it’s almost time to hack out four pristine pull/merge requests as we continue our month of support for open source.

The agenda of the meet will be:

1. Get started with open-source

2. Understanding Git and GitHub.

3. How contribute to any open source project on Github.

4. Hacktober Fest Kick-start

Event Details:

1. Venue: Virtual (Google meet)

2. Date: 29 September

3. Time: 7PM to PM

Get ready to take a deep into into the open source and understand what hacktober fest is.


  • Sanskriti Gupta

    Brainseed Network Community

    Web Design Lead


  • Atul Singh

    GDSC Lead

  • Sneha Khandelwal

    Tech Lead

  • kartikey Chaudhary

    DSA/CP Lead

  • Prince Vatsal

    Outreach & PR Lead

  • Gaurav Yagvalya


    Management Lead

  • Utkarsh Saxena

    Design & Content Lead

  • Akansha kambley

    Design and content Co-lead

  • Samiksha Rajput

    Social media manager

  • Tejasvi Mishra

    Design & content co-lead

  • Satvik Sharma

    Google DSC - IIMT

    Management Co-lead

  • Yugal Raj Vimal

    DSA/CP Co-lead

  • Tanu Bhati

    DSA/CP Co-Lead

  • Sanskriti Gupta

    Open Source Lead

  • Soham Sarkar

    Web dev Lead

  • Lavish Pal

    Cloud & Devops Lead

  • Akash Maity

    AI/ML Lead

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