International Conference on Convergent Innovative Technologies ,a technical extravaganza was hosted by Cambridge Institute of Technology on the 20th of May 2016.The conference was organised by all allied branches of Engineering (CSE,ISE, ECE,EEE,MECH,CIVIL) in association with MCA and Basic Sciences. The technical conference is conducted by the college every year, to provide a platform for academicians, research scholars and students from across India to enrich and share their technical know-how. The technical paper presentations and panel discussions enable the student and research community to showcase their technical expertise and talent. The Institute since its inception has followed the tradition of hosting such technical events for the benefit of the Research community
The inaugural ceremony of the conference started on a divine note with an invocation song rendered by Prof.Deepthi, Department of ISE. The inaugural ceremony was presided over by Shri.D.K.Mohan, Chairman, Cambridge Group of Institutions. The institute was privileged to have Dr. Giridhar from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, as the chief guest for the day and key note speaker. The welcome address was given by our beloved Principal Dr.Suresh L. In his welcome address, Principal spoke about the need for continuous learning in today’s competitive arena.
The formal occasion started with the traditional lamp lighting ceremony as a mark of tribute to Goddess Saraswathi. Dr.Shashikumar, the Programme Chair and Dean Academics, Cambridge Institute of Technology gave a brief report on the International Conference Proceedings since its inception and was proud to congratulate the efforts of the core committee for materializing the event in the institute.
The function then witnessed the release of the conference proceedings ICCIT 2016 as a proud privilege of the editorial board of members. The department of Mechanical Engineering took the opportunity to release “Pulse”, the second edition of the departmental technical newsletter in the presence of all esteemed dignitaries.
The key note speaker, Dr.Giridhar in his initial address stressed upon the need for less insincere, quality research and appreciated the united efforts of the institute in hosting such a technical event. He also highlighted the team spirit of the institute which as quoted by him is a “rare quality” even in esteemed institutions. It was then time to listen to an informative talk on “5G” by Dr.Giridhar, who enlightened the audience with interesting inputs on the advances in wireless technology. Indeed, it was a gratifying experience to be part of the gathering and grab some valuable information on wireless technology. Prof.Indumathi, Head of Department, ECE proposed the vote of thanks. She took the opportunity to thank our chief guest Dr.Giridhar for taking time out of his busy schedule and being present for our inaugural function. She also thanked our Chairman Shri.D.K.Mohan and Principal Dr.Suresh L for their continued support in hosting such technical programmes in the institute. The inaugural function of the conference ended with the audience dispersing for small refreshment followed by the conference sessions.