Event Schedules

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08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Welcome Tea / Coffee
09:00 – 09:15 Inaugural Address by Dr. Pradeep Pendse, Event Chair, TechNext India 2018
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome Address by Mr. Abraham Koshy, Chairman, CSI Mumbai Chapter
09:30 – 09:45 Address by Mr. Sanjay Mohapatra President, Computer Society of India *
09:45 – 10:00 Address by Dr. Kannan Mudgalya, OC Chair, TechNext India (2018)
10:00 – 10:30 Address by Chief Guest Dr. Devang Khakkar, Director IIT Bombay
10:30 – 11:00 Address by Guest of Honor
11:00 – 11:15 Speed Networking and Coffee Break
Time Session Speakers
11:15-11:45 Session – TBD TBD
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. Anuradha Bhatia, VESP
Panel Members:-
  • Prof. Sridhar Iyer, Professor and Head, Educational Technology, IIT Bombay
  • Ms. Nirali Bhatia, Cyber Psychologist
  • Dr. M. Sasikumar, Director, CDAC Mumbai
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:00 Sponsor Session TBD
15:00 – 15:30 Teaching Analytics (Analytics in Teaching – Learning) Dr. M. Sasikumar, Director, CDAC Mumbai
15:30 – 16:00 How to use technology to teach in the classroom TBD
16:00 – 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 CSI Committee Members Meet Chaired by:
Mr. Abraham Koshy
Chairman, CSI Mumbai Chapter
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:30 Workshop on Courseware and Analytics BNED Loud Cloud
15:30 – 16:30 Workshop on User generated contents using tools Mr. Dilip Tikale, Founder Connect Dots
INDUSTRY - ACADEMIA MEET / TPO – INDUSTRY MEET (Seminar Hall 2)
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.
Track Chair:
Mr. Vishal Mehrotra, Sr. General Manager,
Tata Consultancy Services
15:30 – 16:30 TPO – Industry Meet
CSI Student Placement Initiative Meeting with Placement Officers of Engineering Colleges and Industry
  • Mr. Vishal Mehrotra, Sr. General Manager, Tata Consultancy Services
  • Mr. Suresh Shan, CIO, Mahindra Finance
  • Dr. Mahendra Gupta, Founder, MEETCS
STUDENT PROJECT SHOWCASE (VMCC Lobby Area)
11:00 – 16:00 Student Project Showcase - Showcase for the innovative projects completed by the students. Track Chair:
Mr. Vishal Mehrotra, Sr. General Manager,
Tata Consultancy Services
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08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Welcome Tea / Coffee
09:00 – 09:30 Address by Shri. Gautam Mahaptra, Vice President and President Elect, Computer Society of India.
09:30 – 09:45 Address by Dr. S. S. Sane, Regional Vice President, Computer Society of India
09:45 – 10:30 Keynote Address 1 by Dr. D. B. Phatak, (Recipient of Padma Shri) and Fellow Computer Society of India, Professor, IIT Bombay
10:30 – 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 Session 1
Teaching Robotic Process Automation
TBD
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 Does Gamification help enhance the Teaching-Learning process? Mr. KC Santhosh, Director of Business Operations, Knack.it
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. Ritesh Bhatia, Director, V4WEB
  • Mr. Ashay Rege, Director, Synclature
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 Digital or Smart Campus TBD
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
DevOps (Security)
Mr. Ajit Joshi, RedHat Committee Member, CSI
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 TBD
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.
Track Chair:
Mr. Vishal Mehrotra, Sr. General Manager, Tata Consultancy Services
15:30 – 16:30 TPO – Industry Meet
CSI Student Placement Initiative Meeting with Placement Officers of Engineering Colleges and Industry
  • Mr. Vishal Mehrotra, Sr. General Manager, Tata Consultancy Services
  • Mr. Suresh Shan, CIO, Mahindra Finance
  • Dr. Mahendra Gupta, Founder, MEETCS
STUDENT PROJECT SHOWCASE (VMCC Lobby Area)
11:00 – 16:00 Student Project Showcase - Showcase for the innovative projects completed by the students. Track Chair:
Mr. Vishal Mehrotra, Sr. General Manager, Tata Consultancy Services
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