Event Schedules

Quickly harness dynamic thinking through value added models.

08:00 – 09:30 Registration and Welcome Tea / Coffee
09:30 – 09:45 Inaugural Address by Dr. Pradeep Pendse, Event Chair, TechNext India 2018
09:45 – 10:00 Welcome Address by Mr. Abraham Koshy, Chairman, CSI Mumbai Chapter
10:00 – 10:45 Address by Chief Guest Dr. Devang Khakhar, Director IIT Bombay
10:45 – 11:30 Keynote Address by Dr. Kannan Moudgalya, Professor, IIT Bombay and OC Chair, TechNext India 2018
11:30 – 11:45 Speed Networking and Coffee Break
<
Time Session Speakers
11:45 – 12:15 Does Gamification help enhance the Teaching-Learning process? Mr. KC Santhosh, Director of Business Operations, Knack.it
11:45 – 12:15 Leveraging the Cloud for learning Mr. Anil Sonkar, CTO and Director, BNED Loud Cloud
12:15 – 12:45 Designing Learner Centric MOOCs Prof. Sridhar Iyer, Professor and Head, Educational Technology, IIT Bombay
12:45 – 13:30 Panel Discussion on:
Should eText-books replace Text Books? Or Improving Students Classroom Engagements through Technology
Moderator: Prof. Shweta Tripathi, Fr. Agnel
Panel Members:-
  • Prof. Sridhar Iyer, Professor and Head, Educational Technology, IIT Bombay
  • Ms. Nirali Bhatia, Cyber Psychologist
  • Dr. M. Sasikumar, Director, CDAC Mumbai
  • Dr. Mahendra Gupta, Founder, MEETCS
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:00 Digital Transformation for Educational Institutes. Ms. Smriti Mulye, Business Head, TCS iON
15:00 – 15:30 Teaching Analytics (Analytics in Teaching – Learning) Dr. M. Sasikumar, Director, CDAC Mumbai
15:30 – 16:00 Framework for developing Autonomous Systems Mr. Prashant Rao, Manager Application Engineering & Training, Mathworks
16:00 – 16:15 Consortium for change in higher education Mr. Aniruddha Kannal, Co Founder and CEO, XCELER
16:15 – 16:30 Speed Networking and Coffee Break
16:30 – 16:45 TechNext India (2018) Award distribution
Welcome address by Dr. Pradeep Pendse, Event Co-Chair and Award Jury Head
16:45 – onward Award distribution ceremony
Parallel Tracks
Workshops (Seminar Hall 1)
Time Session Speakers
11:15-12:15 Workshop on Moodle Dr. Ela Goyal, Founder, MEETCS
12:15 – 13:30 Teaching Deep Learning with MATLAB Dr. Viju Ravichandran
PhD, Technical Evangelist, Education, Mathworks
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:30 Workshop on Courseware, Analytics and CBE Mr. Punit Parekh,
Mr. Durgesh Sawant,
Mr. Atul Nath, Mr. Vishal Ghabak,
Mr. Saurabh Jain BNED Loud Cloud
15:30 – 16:30 Workshop on User generated contents using tools Mr. Dilip Tikle, Founder Connect Dots
INDUSTRY - ACADEMIA MEET
14:30 – 15:30 Industry - Academia Sangam
A breakout session between industry and academia to discuss challenges being faced in the industry and brainstorm common research topics of interest for research.
15:30 – 16:00 Teaching how to Learn in the new age Mr. Mukesh Jain, CTO, VFS Global
16:00 – 16:30 Speed Networking and Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:00 Blockchain in Academics Dr. L. S. Subramanian, Thought Leader, Trainer, Speaker, Blogger and Writer and academic.
STUDENT PROJECT SHOWCASE (VMCC Lobby Area)
11:00 – 16:00 Student Project Showcase
Showcase for the innovative projects completed by the students.
download schedule
08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Welcome Tea / Coffee
09:00 – 09:15 Address by Dr. S. S. Sane, Regional Vice President, Computer Society of India
09:15 – 09:30 Address by Mr. C. Kajwadkar, Advisor, TechNext India 2018, Sr. VP & Head IT, CCIL
09:30 – 10:15 Keynote Address 1 by Dr. D. B. Phatak, (Recipient of Padma Shri) and Fellow Computer Society of India, Professor, IIT Bombay
10:15 – 11:00 Keynote Address 2 by Dr. S. S. Mantha IT Expert and Consultant, Govt. of Maharashtra
11:00 – 11:15 Speed Networking and Coffee Break
Time Session Speakers
11:15 – 11:45 New Learning Techniques Mr. Sooraj Dhawan, India Representatives, InfoComm - India 2018
11:45 – 12:15 Would Technology and AI tools help in making students better learners? Prof. Sahana Murthy, Professor, IIT Bombay
12:15 – 12:45 Leveraging the Cloud for learning Mr. Anil Sonkar, CTO and Director, BNED Loud Cloud
12:45 – 13:30 Panel Discussion on
Cyber Security Factors to be consider while using technology
Panel Members:
  • Mr. Smith Gonsalves, Director RedMigon Development
  • Mr. Ashay Rege, Director, Synclature
  • Mr. L. S. Subramanian, Founder and Director, Cloud Security Alliance
  • Dr. L. S. Subramanian, Thought Leader, Trainer, Speaker, Blogger and Writer and academic.
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:00 Emerging Technologies for Science Education Dr. J. V. Yakhmi
Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Education Society (DAE), Mumbai
15:00 – 15:30 Machine Learning / AI Mr. Kartik Shah,
Associate Director Accenture
15:30 – 16:00 Panel Discussion on
Bridging the gap between Industry & Academia
Moderator
  • Mr. Vishal Mehrotra, Sr. GM, TCS
Panel Members:
  • Mr. Aniruddha Kannal, Co Founder and CEO, XCELER
  • Prof. H R Vishwakarma, VIT Vellore
  • Mr. Mukesh Jain, CTO, VFS Global
16:00 – 16:30 Speed Networking and Coffee Break
16:30 – 16:45 TechNext India (2018) Award distribution Welcome address by Dr. S. S. Mantha Award Jury Member
16:45 Onward Award distribution ceremony
Parallel Tracks
Workshops (Seminar Hall 1)
Time Session Speakers
11:15 – 12:15 Workshop on
Consortium for change in higher education
Mr. Aniruddha Kannal, Co Founder and CEO, XCELER
12:15 – 13:30 Workshop on How to write research papers Dr. Padmaja Joshi, Jt. Associate Director, CDAC
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:30 Workshop on
Building useful infrastructure in educational institutions using Free Software & Self-Hosting
Mr. Abhas Abhinav, Founder, DeepRoot Linux
15:30 – 16:30 Workshop on
Courseware, Analytics and CBE
Mr. Punit Parekh, Mr. Durgesh Sawant, Mr. Atul Nath, Mr. Vishal Ghabak, Mr. Saurabh Jain, BNED Loud Cloud
16:30 – 17:30 Workshop on
Scilab-Arduino
Manas Ranjan Das, FOSSEE, IIT Bombay
INDUSTRY - ACADEMIA MEET / TPO – INDUSTRY MEET (Seminar Hall 2)
Time Session Speakers
14:30 – 15:30 Industry - Academia Sangam
A breakout session between industry and academia to discuss challenges being faced in the industry and brainstorm common research topics of interest for research.
15:30 – 16:30 TPO – Industry Meet CSI Student Placement Initiative Meeting with Placement Officers of Engineering Colleges and Industry Workforce Development Project showcase
  • Mr. Godfrey Dsa , CTS-I – Volunteer Instructor, AVIXA
STUDENT PROJECT SHOWCASE (VMCC Lobby Area)
11:00 – 16:00 Student Project Showcase
Showcase for the innovative projects completed by the students
download schedule