Trivandrum to host CSI National Student Convention


Tvm: The Mar Baselios College of Engineering & Technology at Trivandrum is all set to host the 26 edition of the National Student Convention being organised by the Computer Society of India, Trivandrum Chapter from September 2-4, 2010. The theme for this year’s convention is IT for Nation Development. Capt. Raghu Raman, Head, National Intelligence Grid, Govt. of India will inaugurate the convention at a function to be presided by M D Agrawal, Vice President, Computer Society of India.

Prakash Sayini, Global Head, Universites and Developer Programs – Forum Nokia will deliver the keynote address. Students from all over the country are expected to attend the two-day National Student Convention. The major domains under the theme of the convention are IT in Agriculture and Life Sciences, Green Technologies, IT in Education, E-Governance, Entrepreneurship and Defence & Space Applications.

Technical Paper Presentations by 17 teams from Engineering Colleges, Project Presentations, Invited Talks and Technical Quiz are some of the programmes being planned for the convention. Dream Big – a contest for presenting innovative ideas using the latest Technology advances, Technology Shoot – 5 minute video fest on Technology / Product / Service, Open Mind – a challenge contest using FOSS tools and My Company – a Business Plan competition to showcase entrepreneurial skills for future IT/ICT entrepreneurs are some of the activities of the event.

Check out the NSC 2010 homepage to know more about the programme schedule and other details.

Anil Philip
Kerala IT News


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