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2019 | The National Symposium on Futuristic Technologies - India

2019 | Synopsis of The National Symposium on Futuristic Technologies - India

2019 | The National Symposium on Futuristic Technologies – India

IEEE Entrepreneurship encourages students to step up and innovate using the creativity and vast knowledge that is within their grasp. The symposium serves as a partnership with IEEE, through fostering and encouraging the minds of young students to create, innovate, and focus on development goals that aim to provide a better future for everyone globally.  

The National Symposium On Futuristic Technologies was organized at BVM Engineering College on 3rd and 4th October, 2019. The symposium’s theme focused on delivering advanced knowledge for the futuristic technologies in the domains of 5G, space technologies, cyber-security, smart home solutions, smart villages, outernet technology, electric vehicles, & virtual reality.

Eight speakers shared their knowledge and experience with around 400 participants which included academic professionals, students, & industry experts. The vision behind the symposium was to teach the participants about the significance and necessity of various futuristic technologies.

The first session, on the first day of the symposium, focused on electrifying vehicles and was delivered by Mr. Nihar Raj, Vice President at ABB Ltd (Power Consultancy). The second session was delivered by Dr.Shiv Mohan, Microwave Remote Sensing Specialist, EX-ISRO. He was the keynote speaker and spoke about remote sensing and space technologies. The third session, on smart home solutions, was presented by Ms. Namrata Doshi, a Creative Consultant for architectural design, experience design, master planning, retail interiors, and VM. The final session of the day, which was interactive and focused on Spacifying the Internet, was delivered by Mr. Siddharth Rajhans, United Nations Policy Officer. 

The success of the first day brought more excited and enthusiastic participants to the second day of NSFT’19. The first session, Bangalore on Future with 5G, was delivered by Mr. Subodh Gajare Senior Architect at Cisco R&D Centre. The second session, Cyber Threats & Future Landscape, was delivered by Mr. Vikram Naresh Chaudhary, Chairman and Managing Director of the Council of Information Security. The third session was delivered by Mr. Vivek Sharma, Founder, and CEO of Kingster636 Games. He is a Unity Expert and an AR/VR Specialist on Virtualizing Reality. The last session, Smart Villages to Smart Nation, was delivered by Mr. Ankur Borwankar, Media Liaison Officer, IEEE Smart Village. The closing ceremony was held after all of the sessions came to an end. Awards were presented to the mentors of NSFT’19 BVM as well as to the leaders of various execution teams. 

The symposium was a grand success that embodied the vision of delivering advanced knowledge for the challenges and opportunities for future technologies in various engineering domains.