Report on SmartTech 2018
Report on International Conference on Smart Technologies in the Field of Engineering, Management and Sciences
In collaboration with Springer, a two day International Conference on ‘ Smart Technologies in the Field of Engineering, Management and Sciences’ was organized at Delhi Technical Campus, Greater Noida, Affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Inpraprashtha University, Delhi, on January 11-12, 2018. The purpose of the conference was to bring an amalgamation of various science enthusiasts as well as people belonging to different academic backgrounds and to provide a common sharing platform for a beautiful fusion of interdisciplinary intelligence.
The chief guest for the event was Prof. A P Mittal, Member Secretary, AICTE, and the guest of honour was Dr. Paresh C. Dave, CEO, IP Movement. The other dignitaries who graced the occasion were Mr. Vipin Sahni, Chairman, Sunshine Educational and Development Society, Mrs Kiran Sahni, Chairperon, Sunshine Educational and Development Society, Mr. Aman Sahni, Vice Chairman, Sunshine Educational and Development Society and Director General, Justice Bhanwar Singh and Dr. Rakesh Sharma, Chief Advisory. The programme started with Sarawati Vandana followed by the release of conference Souvenir by the chief guest.
The opening ceremony began with the speech of Director General Bhanwar Singh who discussed the role of science and technology to improvise society and progress of nation. Citing the examples of great scientists and leaders like APJ Abdul Kalam, he encouraged and motivated the young generation to invent, discover and utilize the scientific innovations for the betterment of society.
Prof. A P Mittal talked about various funding parameters proposed by AICTE to encourage scientific innovation and inventions and also funding for modernization of labs, promotion of research etc. Giving examples of 4IR, the fourth industrial revolution, Dr. Paresh Dave discussed how industrial revolution has changed and transformed the world bringing all technologies together.
The conference proved to be a highly successful event. The conference convener, Dr. Kumar Gautam, reported that 159 papers were received from various national and international academic institutes including Bhutan, South Korea, Nepal, Ethopia, UAE etc. Around 100 papers in various parallel seasons were presented in the two days event. Selected 44 research papers will be published by Springer publications. Best paper award was given from each technical session. Dr. Paresh Dave proposed to provide assistance in filing two patents from the college. The positive outcome of this wisdom sharing endeavor has already honed the skills of future leaders.