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Events of 2018

9th Apr 2018: Launch of the book "Digital Circuits & Design, 5e" Authored by Dr. S. Salivahanan, Principal, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai & Dr. S. Arivazhagan, Principal, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi. Dr. M. Anandakrishnan, Former Vice-Chancellor, Anna University & Former Chairman, IIT-Kanpur has kindly consented to launch the book and offer felicitation. Following the book release, a presentation will be made by the authors on Digital Circuits and Design - Inception. Invite

5-6 Apr 2018: NCECTA-2018: National Conference on Emerging Computing Technologies and Applications. Brochure

17th Mar 2018: CSI Day Celebrations. Project Presentations followed by ICT Quiz by Mr. H.R. Mohan, Former AVP (Systems), The Hindu. Past President, CSI & Chair, IEEE PCS. Invite

12th Mar 2018: Presentation on "Artificial Intelligence: Trends, Employability, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship" by Mr. Kris Kumar, Founder & Chairman, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Foundation. Invite

24th Jan 2018: Presentation on "Digital Transformation in a Telecom Company for Enhancing Employee Experience" by Mr. S. Sudeesh, Verizon Data Services Private Limited. Invite

Events of 2017

16th Nov 2017: Library Week Celebrations with sessions on Resources in Anna University Library, Tools for Librarians and Researchers, and IEEE Xplore: Delivering Research Better Than Ever. Brochure

9-10 Nov 2017: Workshop on "Succeeding in Research" at Veltech University. Brochure

21st Jul 2017: Presentation on "Near Real Time Data Analytics" by Mr. K.S. Sreedharan - Director IT, Zoho Corporation Invite

6th Jul 2017: Presentation on "Technology in E-commerce Logistics" by Mr. Mr. Vinoth Poovalingam Co Founder & CEO at Hocalwire Invite

12th Jun 2017: Presentation on "Acoustics & Speech Processing and its Applications" by Mr. R. Kishore Kumar, Research Scholar and Senior Scientific Officer, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Invite

18th May 2017: Presentation on "Trends in Data Analytics" by Mr. Ramakrishnan Venkataramanan, AVP and Head - Decision Support & Analytics, Invite

4th Apr 2017: RSS-SNA-2017: Research Scholars' Symposium on Social Network Mining. Brochure

15h Mar 2017: IEEE CS Distinguished Lecture on "Data Driven Infographics" by Dr. Fakhrul Hazman Yusoff, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Science, Head, Spatial Visual Analytics Research Group, Universiti Teknology MARA (UiTM), Malaysia Invite

6th Mar 2017: CSI Day Celebrations: Presentation of Projects by student members & ICT Quiz by H.R. Mohan, Past President, CSI & Chair, IEEE PCS. Invite

Events of 2016

Oct-Nov 2016: Special Event: ICT Quiz at FIVE regional centers (Tiruchengode, Chennai 1 & 2, Trichy, Madurai) and Finals at Chennai. Website

14th Dec 2016: One Day Workshop on "Vedic Self-Management: An Interactive Program based on Ancient Indian Wisdom" Brochure ........... Registrtaion Form

28th Nov 2016: Presentation on “Attracting Investments for Tech Innovations -- Case Study on Technology Solutions for Teaching” by Mr. M. Srinivasan, Managing Director, Kengs India Pvt Ltd, Chennai. Invite

26th Nov 2016: "ICT Quiz Finals" by Mr. H.R. Mohan, Vice Chair, IEEE Madras & Chair, IEEE Professional Communication Society, Madras. Invite

16th Nov 2016: "Presentation cum Demo on "The Exciting World of 3D Printing" by Mr. Rakesh Koppunur, Sales - Head (Hardware Vertical), think3D, Hyderabad. Invite

9th Nov 2016: "Insights@Singapore: Data Analytics" through WebEx video-conference by Mr. Yogesh Bhatt, Senior Manager, Big Data Analytics of Accenture Singapore. Invite

6th Oct 2016: Presentation on "Excellence Through Innovation" by Dr. Rekha Shetty, Author, Entrepreneur, and Managing Director, Farstar Distribution Network Ltd. Invite

22nd Sep 2016: Presentation on “YOU, the Brand” by Mr. M.K. Chandrasekar, Marketing and Branding Specialist, Founder & Director, MUSpace India Pvt. Ltd., Chennai. Invite

19th Sep 2016: Presentation on "Trends in retailing in the digital era" by Mr. V. Rajesh, Retail and Shopper Behaviour Expert. Invite

19th Aug 2016: Talk on “Nawabs, Nudes, Noodles – A Yen for Branding” by Mr. Ambi Parameswaran, Distinguished Alumnus, Indian Institute of Technology Madras and Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. Invite

9th Aug 2016: Students Technology Awareness Program (STAP) at Government Girls Higher Secondary School, K. V. Kuppam, Vellore Dist., Tamil Nadu, India – 632201. Speakers: Shri.H.R.Mohan, Vice Chair, Madras Section & Chairman, PCS, Madras Chapter & Dr.S.Vijayakumar, Treasurer, PSES Madras Chapter. Invite

4th Jun 2016: Release of the book "Software Project Management" & Presentation on "Managing Expectations - Essence of Software Project Management" by Mr. S. Ramanathan, ICT Consultant, CSI Fellow, Past Chairman, CSI Chennai and Past Secretary, CSI & Author of the book “Software Project Management”. Mr. S. Mahalingam, Past President, Computer Society of India, Former CFO & Executive Director, TCS & Non-Executive Chairman, City Union Bank has kindly consented to release the book and offer felicitation. Invite

20th Apr 2016: Presentation on "Life Career Fundas : LCF 101" by Mr. Deepak Mirza, Recipient of President’s “Swarn Kamal” Award. Invite

23rd Mar 2016: Leadership Session on "Grow from a Functional Leader to a Business Leader" by Mr. V. Ramanathan, Management Consultant at Chennai. Invite

23rd Mar 2016: Presentation on "Strategies for Effective Business Communication" by Mr. G. Thirumurugan, Managing Director, at Chennai. Invite

14th Mar 2016: Talks on "Life as Software Engineer" and "Final year CS projects" by Dr. Jey Veerasamy, Director of Center for Computer Science Education & Outreach, CS Teaching Faculty, University of Texas at Dallas, USA Invite

12-13 Mar 2016: Two-Days Hands-on Graphic Design Workshop at Chennai. Brochure

6th Mar 2016: CSI Day Celebrations. Invite

23rd Jan 2016: Talk on "Trends and Ideas for the Technology Entrepreneur" by Mr. Dorai Thodla. Invite

Events of 2015

12th Dec 2015: Presentation on "Application Guidelines for Graduate Schools in the United States and Canada" by Dr. Ram. M. Narayanan, Department of Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 USA. Invite

24th Oct 2015: IEEE Xtreme Programming Competition 9.0. Held globally from 5 a.m. on 24th Oct to 5.00 a.m. on 25th Oct. This international competition had attracted over 7500 participants representing around 2500+ teams. First time it was organised at Section level at Freshdesk in SP Info City, Velacherry, Chennai. This event was supported by IEEE CS, PCS, COMSOC. YP, PSE and Madras Section apart from few corporate companies such as Simple Labs, MyCopie, Inkmonk apart from Freshdesk. Few select photos

19th Oct 2015: Launch of the book "Architecting Cloud SaaS Software – Solutions or Products" & Presentation on "Architecting Software – A Journey to Cloud" by Mr. Sankaran Prithviraj,Independent Technology Strategist, Author of the book “Architecting Cloud SaaS Software”. Dr. D. Janakiram, Professor of CSE, IIT Madras, Chairman, ACM India, Chennai Chapter has kindly consented to release the book and offer felicitation. Invite .... Participate in INFOTECH Quiz -- 007 .... Few select photos .... Presentation (~ 22 MB)

5th OCT 2015: Technical Meeting on "Tackling Online Hate and Extremism in Social Media" by Dr. Andre Oboler, CEO, Online Hate Prevention Institute, Australia and Student Awards Chair & IEEE Region 10 Coordinator, IEEE Computer Society, MGAB. Invite

28th Sep 2015: Presentation on "Make Analysis Enchanting: Visual Analytics" by Mr. Deepak Ghodke, Country Manager (India) & Senior Strategic Sales Director, Tableau Asia Pacific. Invite .... Participate in the INFOTECH Quiz -- 006 .... Photos

22nd Aug 2015: Presentation on "Imparting Essential IT Skills for Employment Using Lab Simulators" by Ravikumar P, DnA Digiterati and Jeyanthi S, Guru Digiterati. Invite .... Participate in the INFOTECH Quiz -- 005 .... Photos

19th Aug 2015: Presentation on "Imaging Arithmetic: Physics U Math > Physics + Math" by Prof. Gaurav Sharma Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester, USA. Invite .... Photos

20th Jun 2015: Presentation on "Enjoying Life with Abundant Happiness" by Mr. K. Adhivarahan, Past Chairman & Patron, CSI Chennai Chapter, Psychological Counsellor & Facilitator for Facing the Challenges. Invite

18th May 2015: 10th Anniversary Celebrations of YouTube. Screening and Discussions on “Best of YouTube”. A select no. of video clips crowd sourced from our members of our societies and supporting organisations and others will be screened. Invite ........ Presentation, Video Clips, Quiz & Answers.

30th Mar 2015: Felicitation and prize distribution to the winners of the Student Essay Contest by Mr. S. Mahalingam, Past President, CSI, Director and Former Executive Vice President & CFO, TCS. Invite ... Article & Report on Prize Distribution .... Photos

20th Mar 2015: Webinar on "Ten Steps to Prepare for your Dream Job” by Mr. Gopalaswamy Ramesh, Author, Consultant and Guest Faculty, IIT Madras. Invite ... View it on You Tube

17th Mar 2015: Presentation on "How to make most out of the IEEE Xplore Digital Library" by Mr. Dhanu Pattanashetti, IEEE Client Services / University Partnership Program Manager, IEEE. Invite

28th Feb 2015: Launch of the book "From College to Career" & Presentation on "College to Career – Crossing the Chasm" by Mr. Gopalaswamy Ramesh, Author, Consultant and Guest Faculty, IIT Madras. Invite .... Photos

10th Feb 2015: Presentation on "Reinventing Education" by Dr. Anant Agarwal, Professor, EE & CS, MIT, USA and President & CEO, edX. Invite

31st Jan 2015: CSI Research Symposim. Supported by IEEE CS & PCS Announcement

7th Jan 2015: Presentation on "Vedic Self-Management" by Dr. S. Kannan, Senior Consulant, Tata Consultance Services, Chennai. Invite

Special Programmes

Dec 2014 / Jan 2015: Student Essay Contest: Harnessing the Power of ICT for our New Initiatives. Announcement .... Contest Results

Events of 2014

20th Nov 2014: Talk on "Master Minds of IT and What We Can Learn from Them" by Dr. San Murugesan, Editor-in-Chief, IEEE IT Professional; Editor, IEEE Computer, Director, BRITE Professional Services Adjunct Professor, University of Western Sydney, Australia. Invite

26th Jul 2014: Half day workshop on “Statement of Purpose (SoP) for admission to Universities abroad” Brochure

12th Apr 2014: Open session on Saluting the Pioneers and a presentation on "Questions Turing Left Behind" by Prof. Barry S Coope, School of Mathematics, University of Leeds, UK. Invite

26th Mar 2014: Presentation on "Cybernetics of De-Schooled Learning" by Dr. T.V. Gopal, Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai - 600025. Invite

19th Mar 2014: Presentation on "Big Data Problems in Social Media Analytics" by Dr. R. Chandramouli (Mouli), Information Networks and Security (iNFINITY) Lab, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA. Invite

10th Mar 2014: Presentation on "Vedic Mathematics in Engineering Applications" by Mr. V. J. K. Kishore Sonti, Asst. Professor, Sathyabama University, Chennai. Invite

19th Feb 2014: Presentation on "Big Data Mining" by Dr. Archana Ramesh Data Scientist, nPario Inc, USA. Invite

Events of 2013

23rd Dec 2013: Distinguished Lecture on “How Internet of Things (IoT) Will Transform Everything Creating a Smarter World” by Dr. San Murugesan, Distinguished Speaker, IEEE Computer Society, Editor-in-Chief, IEEE IT Professional, Director, BRITE Professional Services & Adjunct Professor, University of Western Sydney, Australia. Invite

20th Dec 2013: “Hype Vs Reality – Deconstructing the top two trends in Higher Education – MOOCs and Personal Devices”. . Invite

20th Sep 2013: Presentation on "Impact of Mobility in IT Industry" by Mr. S. Manikandan, Consultant – Mobility Solutions, Target Soft Systems, Chennai. Invite

13th Aug 2013: Presentation on "Long Tail Opportunities – Emerging Trends" by Mr. Ravi Condamoor, CEO, NehaNet Corporation, USA. Invite

10th Jun 2013: Presentation on "Leadership – The Digital View" by Mr. N. Shiv Shankar, Freelance Consultant and Former Development Centre Head, Infosys, Chennai. Invite

15th May 2013: Presentation on "Linked In: Enhance Your Social Media Presence And Get Found For Your Needs" by Mr. Raghunath Ramaswamy, Founder & CEO, Spectrum Consulting, Chennai. Invite

29th Apr 2013: Presentation cum demo on "Exploring Google Apps" by Mr. Dwarakanath Cheyyur, Director - Implementation & Training CloudReign Technologies, Chennai. Invite

Events of 2012

28-09-2012: Seminar on "Freedom in Internet and Present IT Rules"

06-08-2012: Presentation on "Personality Profiling Using Transactional Analysis Model"

20-21 Jul 2012: Drupal Training Programme

18-07-2012: Programme on “Security Concerns In Social Networking Sites”

27-06-2012: Release of the book "I AM STILL COMMITTED …. as hopes are yet to die"

12-04-2012: Presentation on "Intellectual Property Rights: IPR Creation & Monetization"

31-03-2012: Workshop on "Writing Technical Paper"

24-02-2012: Presentation on "Holistic Health & Drugless Therapy"

15-02-2012: Presentation on "The Impact of Digitization"

10-11, Feb 2012: National Workshop on SMART PhD Planning

27-28 Jan 2012: National Workshop on Research Methodology

Events of 2011

In-house Orientation Programmes on Employability & Soft Skills

Call for Hosting Employability & Soft Skills - Orientation Programme

31-10-2011: Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore

01-11-2011: Jayaram College of Engineering and Technology, Trichy

01-11-2011: Imayam College of Engineering, Trichy

02-11-2011: EGS Pillay Engineering College, Nagapttinam

03-11-2011: Kongu Engineering College, Erode

04-11-2011: Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore

29-10-2011: Presentation on "Making Effective Presentations"

29-30, Oct 2011: Workshop on "Empowering Yourself Through Communicative Skills" ------ Programme Outline

29-09-2011: Presentation on "Business Model Generation"

17-08-2011: Presentation on "Leadership Transformation & How to Become a Versatile Learner"

07-05-2011: Talk on "Portal and Content Management"

19,20-02-11: Workshop on Research Methods

Events of 2010

20-12-2010: Presentation on "4S: Soft Skills for Survival & Success"

14-12-2010: Presentation on "Leadership SKills for Surviving and Thriving in Modern times"

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