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IT 2020 – Computer Society of India (CSI) Regional Meet

January 28, 2016 - 12:49
IT 2020 – Computer Society of India (CSI) Regional Meet

The Department of Computer Science and IT, School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, conducted a one-day event – ‘IT 2020 – Computer Society of India Regional Meet on Interdisciplinary Research’ on Wednesday January 27, 2016.

Bri. Bhakthipriyamrita Chaithanya, Principal, Amrita Vidyalayam, blessed the occasion by lighting the lamp. Dr. Prem Nair, Medical Director, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) delivered the presidential address and a curtain raiser on ‘Interdisciplinary Research Forum’. The Interdisciplinary technical exhibition was inaugurated by Sri. Satish Babu, President, InApp Information Technologies Technopark, Trivandrum and Dr. U. Krishnakumar welcomed the gathering. A Panel discussion on “Vision for Digital India” was discussed by the experts Sri. N.S. Ranganadhan, Sr. Consultant, WIPRO Technologies, Sri. Prashant R. Nair, Vice Chairperson, Dept. of IT, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Prof. M. B. Santhosh Kumar, Professor, IT Dept., CUSAT and Secretary, CSI Kochi Chapter was the facilitator and moderator.

Technical Sessions were conducted by Ms. Mini Ulanat, Manager Systems, CUSAT (Former National Student Coordinator of CSI) on the topic “Role of CSI for Professional Growth” and Ms. Deena Venugopal, Co-Founder, Anabytes, Digital Branding Solutions, Kochi and Recipient of Young Entrepreneurship Award on the topic “Interdisciplinary Approach to Digital Marketing”.

Sri. Satish Babu inaugurated “Utbhavini”, a technical exhibition organized by CSI Student Branch. The centre of attraction of the exhibition was a Robot assembled by 2015 M.Sc. CS (SNA) students. Other attractions were models of Turing Machines, Charles Babbage Calculator, IoT, etc. Students from Amrita Vidyalayam and other schools visited the exhibition. 2015 BCA II Semester students performed a “Tech Mime” on the same day.

The recipients of Best CSI Student Branch, Best CSI Student Activist and Longest Continuous CSI SBC Award were felicitated, and the awards handed over on this occasion. Certificates for “Best Query Builder”, and “Web Page Designing”, were distributed.

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