Amrita international conference on women in computing (AICWIC) was hosted by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Amrita was co-sponsored by ACM-W and Thought Works. The main conference theme centered on Emerging Trends in Computing. The organizing chair for the conference was Dr. Latha Parameswaran, Professor, Vice Chairperson, CSE Department. Dr. Rebecca was addressing delegates during the inauguration of the second edition of the International Conference on Women in Computing organized in the Coimbatore campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, during January 9-11, 2013. The other delegates were Amrita international conference on women in computing (AICWIC) was hosted by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Amrita was co-sponsored by ACM-W and Thought Works. The main conference theme centered on Emerging Trends in Computing. The organizing chair for the conference was Dr. Latha Parameswaran, Professor, Vice Chairperson, CSE Department. Dr. Rebecca was addressing delegates during the inauguration of the second edition of the International Conference on Women in Computing organized in the Coimbatore campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, during January 9-11, 2013. The other delegates were,

  • Prof. Hema A. Murthy from IIT Madras.
  • Ms. Jyothi Mahpsekar, President, Stree Mukti Sanghatana 
  • Dr. Mala Ramanathan, Professor at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology, Trivandrum; 
  •  Dr. Ranjini Parthasarathi, Professor at Anna University 
  • Dr. Saraswati, Post-Doctoral Scientist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Post the inauguration, an expert panel discussed the unique role that women have in society and how the society can help unleash the feminine potential.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 09:00
The first day’s conference called ‘Dhruti’ will be inaugurated by Vinita Sharma, Head, Science of Equity, Empowerment and Development (SEED Division), Department of Science and Technology. This will be followed by a panel discussion.  Dr. Parsons spoke about the importance of the three days and the need to embrace science and technology.“One of the things that strikes me about the conference is the extent to which it is addressing the three very different communities within the Women and Technology Community. We have a strong community here. Conferences like this will allow us the...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 09:00
The second day of the conference “Shakti” will be held for college girls.  On the second day, distinguished speakers addressed college students who were in attendance. Not only  computing, they also highlighted ways to use technology in the areas of energy, water and environment. A quiz competition, a hands-on workshop on Open Virtualization by IBM, another on Android Application Development was other highlights of Day 2.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 09:00
 The third day of the conference “Vikasa” will exclusively cater to school children from Standards VIII to XII. Nearly 25 experts will address the 1,000-odd participants.  On the final day, school children from Coimbatore schools came to the Amrita campus for a day-long immersion in the field of computing and science and technology. Here too, the emphasis was on technological solutions for energy, water and environment. Hundreds of students from PSG Public School; Govt. School, Kuniyamuthur; Govt. Higher Secondary School, Mathampatti and Ramakrishna ...
Event Details
Date: 
2013-01-09 09:00 to 2013-01-11 05:00
ORGANIZED BY:
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Coimbatore
207
PROGRAMS
OFFERED
5
AMRITA
CAMPUSES
15
CONSTITUENT
SCHOOLS
A
GRADE BY
NAAC, MHRD
9th
RANK(INDIA):
NIRF 2017
150+
INTERNATIONAL
PARTNERS