Department of Computer Applications, Chitkara University organized 2 day CSI Regional Student Convention (Region I) on 15-16 Feb 2019

Department of Computer Applications, Chitkara University organized 2-day CSI Regional Student Convention (Region-I) on 15-16 Feb 2019. The Convention is aimed at bringing together the students from various states of Northern India and to provide a platform to broaden their horizons. Activities of Day 1: The inauguration ceremony was graced by eminent personalities and office bearers of the CSI. Prof. (Dr.) A.K. Nayak, Vice President cum President-Elect, CSI, was the chief guest for the occasion. Professor P. Prabhakar, Chairman, CSI Chandigarh Chapter, Mr Subhash Chander Jain, Immediate Past Chairman, CSI Chandigarh Chapter and Dr Sushil Kumar Kaura, Executive Member, CSI Chandigarh Chapter also attended the session. Dr S.C. Sharma, Registrar, Chitkara University, Dr I.S. Sandhu, Dean Examination, Chitkara University, Dr Jaiteg Singh, Dean, Department of Computer Applications and all faculty members of Department of Computer Applications were present during the session. The ceremony started off with traditional lamp lighting, which symbolizes peace and success. Prof. A.K. Nayak addressed the students with an enthusiastic speech. The keynote speaker of the day Prof. P. Prabhakar talked about the futuristic approach to be adopted by learners so as to enable changeover to the next generation of inventions. The dignitaries and sponsors from the industry were felicitated during the session. This was followed by various activities scheduled for the day, which included a “workshop on IoT”, and another “workshop on Python” in the labs of Department of CA. Two expert lectures, one on “Idea Generation and New Innovations” by Dr S.N. Panda, Director CURIN and another on “Intellectual Property Rights” by Dr Sachin Ahuja, Professor, CURIN were very well received by the audience. A “Competition on smart devices” was also held at the campus wherein student teams participated and competed each other. Activities of Day 2: Day 2 of the CSI Regional Student Convention Region – I saw active participation in activities like the Micro Conference for students, and Code Crackers, besides the roll-over to day 2 for workshops on IoT and Python. The micro conference also attracted participation by a large number of student teams that shared their ideas by means of poster presentations. The posters were judged on the basis of various quantifiable parameters so as to ensure fair judgment. Code Crackers was yet another competition which required the desired code to be generated by the participants in a specific programming language. Besides these activities, LAN gaming (FIFA and Counter-Strike) competitions were also arranged for the students wherein they competed against each other, and in the process, demonstrated their control over the input devices. The valedictory session to mark the closure of the Regional Student Convention was held during the second half of the day. Prof. P. Prabhakar, Chairman, Chandigarh Chapter was the chief guest. Other guests include Dr S.C. Sharma, Registrar, Chitkara University and Dr I. S. Sandhu, Dean, Dept. of Examinations. The chief guest awarded the winners of various events. The representatives of the various sponsors for the events were also felicitated during the valedictory session. Dr Prabhakar emphasized the need for inculcating research-oriented temperament amongst the students and applauded the efforts of CSI Student Chapter at Chitkara University for providing numerous opportunities to the students to participate in and hone their skills by means of various technical workshops, coding events, expert talks, etc. The guests, as well as the student participants from other educational institutions, expressed a deep sense of satisfaction over the quality of events organized during these two days. The CSI Regional Student Convention came to a close with a vote of thanks by Dr Jaiteg Singh, Dean Department of Computer Applications.

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