As a part of skill development initiative, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and Emerson had organized a Technical Conference on 11th & 12th of October 2013, at VES Institute of Technology.
It was a 2 day conference which included Expert talks, technical paper presentations, panel discussion and management games for students of Third year engineering in the Electrical / Electronics / Instrumentations and Telecommunication disciplines. Also product exhibition from various industries was arranged which provided second year and final year students a platform to learn about the latest products and their applications used in industry.
The first day, 11th of October 2013, started off with an Inaugural function with Mr. B. R. Mehta, Sr. Vice President of Reliance Industries as Guest of Honor and Mr. R. K. Singh CMD, Bharat Petroleum as Chief Guest. It was followed by four Technology sessions on present day topics like Perceptive Technology, Wireless in Process Plant, Renewable energy (Solar/Wind) and Energy efficiency Solutions for Data Centre by experts from Industry. Then there was a Panel discussion on “What Industry expects from today’s Engineering Graduates” by members from Industry and Academia. Then the final activity for the day was Management games in which students took an active part.
The second day, 12th of October 2013, started off with a session on India@75 by Mr. Ramani Iyer of Forbes Marshall Ltd. Followed by Technical paper presentations by selected student groups of third year on various topics like Future of Human Machine interface, New technology – Radiant cooling and many more which was judged by a panel of judges from industry and academia. Also the top two students groups were awarded with trophies and certificates during the Awards and Valedictory session.