Bluepoint is a non-profit Open Source education and development center. It is the first organization in the Philippines to focus on Linux and Open Source training.
I enrolled in Bluepoint's Total Linux course in June of 2001. Aside from learning Linux through a well-designed course, I also made a lot of new friends - sharing our enthusiasm for Linux, as well as other aspects of life. But what stood out in my mind, were the people behind Bluepoint: Magie Antonio, Engels Antonio, and Eddie Salonga. Their passion and dedication to making world-class Linux training accessible to under-privileged Filipino students is inspiring and infectious. Most of the alumni I have met (including myself), have volunteered to either train, fund, or help organize Bluepoint's free training seminars to advocate the use of Open Source technology all over the Philippines.

- Carlos Yu
Rustans Supercenter Inc. (Shopwise)
Bluepoint Christmas 2013
Sunday, Dec 15, 2013, 11:15 PM
Extreme PHP 16
Saturday, Sep 14, 2013, 5:30 PM
Saturday, Jun 8, 2013, 11:01 PM
Extreme Python 1
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013, 6:00 PM
Summer Geek Camp 2013
Saturday, Apr 6, 2013, 6:04 PM

Rizal Re-Creation Center
Arban Street, Rizal, Laguna, Philippines
April 5-6, 2013

08:30Top Presentation
Rev. Joe Mauk
14:30Easy SELinux
Paul Magahis
15:30Secure Virtualization
Engels Antonio
16:30Unified Distributed Storage System
Engels Antonio
Total Linux 43
Thursday, Mar 21, 2013, 9:03 PM
Fedora 18 Release Party
Saturday, Feb 23, 2013, 11:02 PM
Bluepoint Christmas 2012
Saturday, Dec 8, 2012, 11:30 PM
Fedora Activity Day 2012
Saturday, Dec 1, 2012, 10:21 PM
Total Linux 42
Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012, 8:28 PM
Linux Day 2012
Saturday, Aug 25, 2012, 8:25 PM
World IPv6 Launch
Wednesday, Jun 6, 2012, 12:00 AM AAAA 2a01:7e00::f03c:91ff:fe93:4dac
Linux Express 19
Saturday, Mar 10, 2012, 10:03 PM
Total Linux 41
Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012, 9:02 PM
Bluepoint Christmas 2011
Saturday, Dec 10, 2011, 11:20 PM
Fedora 16 Release Party
Saturday, Nov 12, 2011, 11:12 PM

Bluepoint was happy to host the Fedora 16 Release Party which was held by Fedora Philippines from 4PM to 10PM today at the Kilosbayan House in Mandaluyong City.
Software Freedom Day 2011
Saturday, Sep 17, 2011, 9:17 PM
Bluepoint Linux Users Elite (BLUE), in cooperation with the National Computer Center (NCC), Advanced Science & Technology Institute (ASTI), International Open Source Network (IOSN) ASEAN+3, Red Hat APAC and Bluepoint Foundation, celebrated Software Freedom Day with the rest of the world today at the NCC in UP Diliman, Quezon City.

A couple of organizations that have been regularly joining our SFD celebrations since 2007 held their own SFD events this year, so we were not expecting as many participants as before. To our pleasant surprise, two venues at the NCC were needed to accommodate all of our pre-registered and walk-in attendees.

10:00InvocationEddie Salonga
Bluepoint Foundation
10:05Welcome RemarksAngelita Nicolas
10:20Software Freedom DayMagie Antonio
SFD 2011 Team Leader
10:30Promoting an Open Source-based National Health Information SystemAlvin Marcelo
11:00Cloud Computing at NASA: An Inside LookEngels Antonio
Bluepoint Institute
11:30Red HatLei Bautista
Red Hat
13:00Malaya BurnerMichael Balcos
14:00Open Source Network Gaming ActionRyan Baclit
15:00FOSS Through The LensEmmanuel Balintec
16:00Goldilocks: Harnessing the Advantage of Open SourceEdward Montana
Kim Murga-Daquigan
Master of Ceremonies
NCC Audio Visual Room
Emmanuel Tomasa
Master of Ceremonies
NCC Seminar Room

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Linux Day 2011
Saturday, Aug 27, 2011, 8:27 PM

Bluepoint Linux Users Elite (BLUE) in cooperation with the National Computer Center (NCC), Advanced Science & Technology Institute (ASTI), Red Hat, and Bluepoint Foundation celebrated Linux Day with the rest of the world today at the NCC in UP Diliman, Quezon City.

13:00InvocationEddie Salonga
Bluepoint Foundation
13:05Linux DayMagie Antonio
Linux Day Advisory Council
13:15Red HatRyan Ching
IT Group
14:00FedoraEngels Antonio
Fedora Project
14:30International Open Source Network ASEAN+3
Promoting Free & Open Source Software in the ASEAN Region
Ariel Betan
15:00Linux at PREGINET
Philippine Research, Education & Government Information Network
Bani Lara
15:30Nurturing the Roots of Open Source EducationChivas Sicam
16:00Linux Virtualization with Proxmox VEPaul Magahis
16:30Linux Security with KalasagEngels Antonio
Bluepoint Institute
Extreme Perl 1
Saturday, Aug 13, 2011, 5:30 PM
Linux Express 18
Saturday, Aug 6, 2011, 6:08 PM
Bluepoint Endowment Fund
Sunday, Jun 19, 2011, 12:00 AM
Income derived from courses offered by Bluepoint Institute has been the major source of funding for Bluepoint Foundation's projects since 1999. After 12 years of surviving on a fluctuating income, we are pleased to announce the establishment of the Bluepoint Endowment Fund.

It doesn't take much to keep Bluepoint running. We just need to raise a principal of at least PHP 4,000,000 (USD 90,000 or EUR 68,000 or GBP 59,000) to ensure Bluepoint's continued Open Source advocacy, education, and development activities for the next 12 years.

The principal of the fund will not be spent. It will remain intact and earn dividends, which will be used by Bluepoint to meet its mission and goals. Since the principal will remain from year to year, and grow as people contribute to the fund, Bluepoint will have a secure financial base from which to realize its vision.

You can help Bluepoint gain financial stability by contributing to the fund. Your one-time donation of PHP 25,000 (USD 575 or EUR 430 or GBP 370) or more will be a gift that will keep giving to Bluepoint's beneficiaries for many years to come.
Software Freedom Day 2009 Prizes
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2011, 6:08 PM
Bluepoint Linux Users Elite's Software Freedom Day 2009 celebration was one of the three winners in the "Best 2009 SFD Event" competition held by Software Freedom International two years ago.

We received a Tux Droid Ben NanoNote and a "Top 3 Best Events" plaque today from SFI board member JM Bitanga. The NanoNote is an ultra small form factor computing device. The device sports a 336 MHz processor, 2GB of flash memory, microSD slot, head phone jack, USB device and 850mAh Li-ion battery. It boots Linux out of the box and also boots over USB. It’s targeted squarely at developers who see the promise of open hardware and want to roll their own end user experience.

Software Freedom International
Best 2009 SFD Event Competition
Celebrating 12 Years of Open Source Advocacy, Education and Development
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2011, 12:00 AM
Bluepoint Institute of Higher Technology Foundation is 12 years old today! Many thanks to our trustees, directors, teachers, staff, members, students, alumni, volunteers and supporters. It has been a great ride so far.
Blue Coral
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2011, 6:01 PM
Bluepoint kicked off its 12th anniversary celebration today with a flash beach trip to Blue Coral in Laiya, Batangas.