ICCTAC ’18 – International Conference on Current Trends in Advanced Computing
The 6th edition of the International Conference on Current Trends in Advanced Computing was conducted on 1st & 2nd February 2018. The auspicious inaugural function held at 10.00 AM on 1st February morning had Dr. Debabrata Das, Chair IEEE Bangalore, Professor and HP chair, IIIT-B, Bangalore and Mr. Steve Coman, Director-HR Grant Thornton shared services center as Guest of Honor. Dr. Calistus Jude, Dean of Science offered the welcome speech; I myself presented the Prelude to the conference and Fr. Augustine George, Vice-Principal felicitated the gathering with the Presidential address. The chief guest in his inaugural address spoke about the prominence of the Information rather being anxious about the breadth of Computer Science. He remarked, “All information appear in 3 states, namely, Conservation, Computation and Communication”.
Mr. Steve Coman in his address commented, India leads France and UK in global power housing systems. He also spoke about the maintenance of ethical standards while being innovative. The inaugural ceremony was concluded by Vote of Thanks given by Prof. R. Kumar, Head, Department of Computer Science [PG].
There were 60 participants from various institutions which included faculty members of various universities and colleges, research scholars and post graduate students from all over India. We received 78 papers for presentation and publication which reduced to 19 after the expert committee review out of which 7 got presented in our conference. These presented papers were published in IEEE Xplore.
National Level Student Research Symposium
National Level Student Research Symposium was organized by the department of Computer Science (PG) for the Research Scholars from various colleges by Dr.Seyed Mohamed Buhari, Professor, Department of Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Mr.Jomy Jose, Deputy Head- Delivery L&T Infotech, Bangalore, Dr. Mohan Kumar R, Country Head, Wearable Technologies AG, Bangalore on 31st August 2017.
Dr. Syed Mohammad Buhari said “No means- new opportunity”. He urged the students to do research and never stop the effort even if someone says no.
ICCTAC – 2017
The 5th edition of the International Conference on Current Trends in Advanced Computing was inaugural by Mr. Markus Pfefferer, Managing Director, Asia Pacific Ducker Worldwide and Mr. Narendranath Udupa, Director and Department Head, Philips Lighting Research, Philips Lighting Innovation Center, Bangalore as Guest of Honor on 2nd, 3rd March 2017.
Mr. Markus Pfefferer in his inaugural address spoke about the prominence of the technology Industry 4.0. He elaborated on the Current Trends of Automation in data exchange in manufacturing technology. He also imposed the Design principles and Impact of Industry 4.0.
Mr. Narendranath Udupa, narrated the evolution of Power distribution technology. He stressed on the vast research opportunities on Smart City Challenges. He was also insisted the participants to be Smart Citizens and save the resources.
“Techno bytes” The Department Biannual newsletter was also released.
ICCTAC – 2016
The 4th edition of the International Conference on Current Trends in Advanced Computing was conducted on 10th and 11th March 2016. It was inaugurated by Mr. Ramakrishna Kappagantu, Director R10 Region IEEE, and Mr. Jonathan Michael, Professor, western Trinity University, Canada as the ‘Guest of Honor’.
Mr. Ramakrishna in his inaugural address ignited our thoughts on relevant policies and strategies to adopt in academic activities through IEEE. Prof. Jonathan briefed about Debugging on Advanced Computing and enlightened the audience with his versatility on the topic.
All the sessions were interactive and participative. I am sure all the delegates would have a great learning experience these two days.
ICCTAC’14 - CONFERNCE
The department of MCA organized an International Conference on “Current Trends in Advance Computing” was inaugurated by Dr. Raghunath Govindachari (Vice president, Research and innovations, Mindtree Ltd on 20th February 2014 at Kristu Jayanti College.
In the inaugural address by Dr. Govindachari, he shared a few ideas which he experienced in his research life. His speech included ideas on Mobile computing, Cloud Computing and Analytics. He briefed about the new technology developed by Google, “Deep mining or Deep learning”, and Internet of Things.
Mr. Cartee Bales, Director and Co-founder Versys Consulting and Services in his Keynote addressed on “Technology and the Technologist” said, technology is subject to the Technologist and his purpose. He highlighted that the sustenance of any technology lies on the triple bottom line- Financial- Social and Spiritual.
Fr. Sebastian T A, Principal gave a prelude to ICCTAC and also stressed upon the relevance of the research to be oriented toward creating an immediate impact/ application in real life.
The soft copy of the conference proceedings and the dept. newsletter were released during the ceremony.
The Valedictory Ceremony was graced by Dr.P.J.Bhat, Distinguished Scientist & Deputy Director MDA (Retd) ISRO on 21st February 2014. He spoke about the application of Computer Technology in Space Research.
A total of 202 participants comprised of 52 delegates from other colleges and universities and 12 paper presenters.
International Conference on Current Trends in Advanced Computing (ICCTAC)
The International Conference on Current Trends in Advanced Computing – ICCTAC was inaugurated by Shri Raj Raghavan Director, Human Resource India, Amazon was held on 15th and 16th of February 2013.
The keynote speaker of the conference Mr. Jayas Damodaran, senior director, Oracle India spoke on the topic mobile application in today’s corporate world. He spoke about the emerging trends in business due to cloud and big data. The challenges and expectations and few new inventions like RFID, NFC, GPS etc.
The soft copy of the conference proceedings was released by the chief guest and department newsletter was released by the principal.
160 participants including presenters, participants from various colleges from 50 institutes across the nation participated and 20 presentations were carried out in the course of two days of the conference.
Rev. Fr. Sebastian T.A. Principal of Kristu Jayanti College, Rev Fr. Jose P.J., Financial Administrator, Rev. Fr. Augustine George, head Department of Computer Science, Prof. R. Kumar Chief Convenor and co-ordinator of MCA programme and student coordinator Mr. Souma Kumar were present in the function.
National Conference on Current Trends in Advanced Computing (CTAC ’12)
The Current Trends in Advanced Computing CTAC ‘12, the Third National Conference of the MCA Department, was inaugurated on the 9th March, 2012 by Dr. Dinesh Avenkar, Six Sigma and Innvotion Specialist, Honeywell Technology Solutions, Bangalore.
Dr. Dinesh Avenkar enlightened the participants with the insights of the new Russian Research Technique “Triz”. He highlighted 40 different approaches using Triz to analyze and solve the problems.
During the two days session the participants, students and research scholars got the importance and necessity of good research through the Technical Sessions and research papers presented by Industry Experts, Academicians and research scholars.