CSI National Convention 2003 to be held in December at IIT, Delhi
Mega event to be inaugurated by the Hon'ble President of
The XXXVIII CSI National Convention 2003 will be held at the IIT, New Delhi,
from December 11-13, 2003. Organized by the Computer Society of India (CSI)India's
premier body of IT professionals, the mega event, to be attended by over 1,200
professionals and delegates, will be inaugurated by the Hon'ble President of
India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
The theme of the 38th National Convention, "ICT for Prosperity of Mankind",
is to reflect on the technological gains India has secured in the field of information
Mr. Anand Pathak, President, CSI, commenting on the theme said, "India,
having made a significant presence in the area of Information Technology in
the international arena, is yet to harness the full capabilities of Information
Technology for the prosperity and overall development of our people. Information,
Computers and Telecommuni-cations (ICT) are considered as technology enablers
in the country's endeavour to ameliorate problems of masses, especially in villages
and other remote areas of the country. It is in this context that we have finalised
this year's theme for the Convention."
The Convention's inaugural session is to be addressed by Mr. R. A. Mashelkar,
Director General of CSIR and Prof. M. S. Swaminathan of MSSRF. CSI has put together
a fine team of thought-provoking speakers to address the various plenary sessions
at the National Convention. The list of speakers include Mr. K N Gupta, CCA,
Ministry of Communications and IT; Prof. S Chandrasekhar, FORE School of Management;
Prof. R Sadananda, AIT, Bangkok; Prof. C R Muthukrishnan, IIT, Chennai; Dr.
Y S Rajan, VC, Punjab Technical University; Dr. Yong Fook Seng, GNEE N Polytechnique
Singapore; Dr. Gary Sager, USA; Dr S.S Krishnan, USA and Prof K.K Paliwal, Brisbane
Apart from showcasing the latest and cutting edge technologies to the user communities,
the convention shall focus on issues and challenges in taking ICT to the masses.
The various exhibition theme areas include Distributed and Network Based Computing,
VLSI, Database Management Systems, Computer Vision and Robotics, Microprocessors
and Computer Architecture, Multimedia Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Weather
Forecasting, Remote Sensing, Mobile Computing, Image Processing, Digital Signal
Processing, Bio-Informatics and Biotechnology and Bilingual Computing.
For more details on the National Convention, log on to www.csi2003.com. You
may also contact the persons listed below.
Deepak Shikarpur, Executive Director, Computer Society of India, (M) 098220
Ashish Arora, Prana Public Relations (ADFACTORS Group), Tel: 91-22-22884046
/ 48 / 49;
(M) 098213 78443.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.pranapr.com.
|Founded in 1965, the Computer Society of India is
the largest association of information technology professionals in India,
with over 25,000 members on its rolls. Today it has 61 chapters and 70 plus
student branches spread across the length and breadth of the country. The
purpose of the society is scientific and educational advancement of the
theory and practice of computer science, computer engineering and technology,
systems science and engineering, information processing, related arts and
sciences. CSI also represents India in international bodies such as the
International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) and South-East
Asian Regional Computer Confederation (SEARCC).