CSI Foundation Day Function 2019

CSI Chandigarh chapter celebrated the 54th foundation day of CSI India on 30 March 2019 at 11 AM at IETE Sector 30 Chandigarh. The event was marked by the gracious presence of Dr PK Khosla Executive Director Centre for Development of Advanced Computing Mohali and Dr Avinash Sharma Principal Mullana Engineering College. The started with the traditional lighting of lamps and Saraswati Bandana. Prof. P Prabhakar, Chairman CSI Chandigarh Chapter welcomed the guests and audience to the event and in his opening remarks stressed upon the importance of IT for the country in a global context. He highlighted the opportunity that our country has in the field of blockchain technology which is poised for omnipresence in the world of tomorrow. The startup culture is a further encouraging trend and with a huge Indian talent pool, things are headed for a promising future for the country. Dr P K Khosla in his Chief Guest address highlighted the gaining prominence of the country in terms of purchasing power and emergence as well as the various approaches in this regard at Chandigarh level and National level. He further enlighted the audience regarding the immense opportunities in the field of AI, preparedness around the world and in India as well as the apprehensions regarding AI-based techniques. He also highlighted the excellent work being done by CDAC Mohali in the field of telemedicine. Dr Avinash Sharma delivered a foundation day lecture on “Block Chain and its Applications: Challenges and Concerns” which has genesis in Distributed Ledger concept and enablement in the enhanced computational prowess and data mining techniques. He further discussed Cryptocurrencies as the most prominent application of Blockchain Technology and portrayed its importance as the currency of the future. The immense interest elicited by the audience was a true reflection of the relevance of the topic and the level to which the invited speaker triggered a spark. The formal vote of thanks was delivered by Sh Sandeep Singhai, Honorary Secretary who thanked the speakers, sponsors, organisers and audience for spirited participation. The event was compered by Dr Kadam Bhambri and sponsored by M/s Solitaire Infosys Pvt. Ltd., Mohali. The program ended with the recitation of National Anthem.

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