Mr. Satish Babu, President of CSI and President, InApp Technologies, Technopark, Trivandrum inaugurated the CSI Regional Student Convention (RSC) for Region 7 organized by the Computer Society of India (CSI) Coimbatore Chapter at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore on February 17, 2011. This convention is one of the premier CSI student conferences nationally. The conventions saw 300 participants from premier universities and colleges all over South India participating in 5 inter-disciplinary events namely Better Solutions, Crack O Hack, Online Programming– Programacion, Paper Presentation and Software Development Contest (SDK).
In his inaugural address, Satish Babu gave an overview of various cutting-edge and disruptive technologies that are going to impact the world of IT and how students could benefit by keeping abreast of these trends by participating in such innovative and challenging events. Wg Cdr. M. Murugesan, Director (Education), CSI was the guest of honor for the convention. Mrs. Mini Ulanat, then Regional Student Coordinator (RSC) delivered the theme address on recent trends in IT. Mr. Ranga Rajagopal, National Student Coordinator (NSC), CSI welcomed the gathering and Prof. Prashant R.Nair, Secretary, CSI Coimbatore chapter proposed the vote of thanks. Prof. K. Gangadharan, Chairman– IT, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore presided over the inaugural event. Mr. C. Arun Kumar, Joint Organizing Secretary of the RSC gave an overview of the rules and regulations of all competitions and contests of the convention, which was organized by the CSI Student Branch of Amrita of which Ms. Sathiya R.R is the SBC.