Seminar on IPR
The much awaited annual seminar on IPR in the field of IT and Broadcasting Rights was conducted successfully from February 17 th to 19 th , 2006 . The main issues covered were:
The Chief Guest (Prof S K Khanna Former Chairman AICTE, Vice-Chairman UGC) inaugurated the ceremony by lighting the lamp which was also attended by the Director IIIT (Dr. M D Tiwari), Coordinator (Ms. Anurika Vaish) and the Dean (Prof. G.C Nandi).
Second year students leave for their winter training:
The last two months saw the final placements of various Secong year students of MBA(IT) in companies like Tata Teleservices, Rolta, Satyam, Indus Ind , Compare Infobase , IMRB etc. Obviously one could witness the efforts of all the students finally bear fruits as the period of waiting culminated into moments of joy on being placed. Given the toil and hard work, no wonder, the first batch of MBA-IT at the IIIT-A has been placed successfully in various reputed firms. This has been a landmark and we certainly hope to see the trend to grow and continue.
Earlier other companies like MBT, Intel, Wipro, HCL etc had also visited the campus for the final placements.
The senior batch of MBA-IT has left for their respective destinations to continue with their training. We wish them the best for all their future endeavors and hope for their success in all spheres.
Seminar on financial derivatives by Mr. Avinash Malhotra:
A very enlightening lecture was delivered by Mr. Avinash Malhotra, on the financial derivatives market, clearly explaining the specifics of options, futures, forwards, swaps and other innovative instruments of the financial market. It was indeed nice to get a first hand knowledge about the securities market in India and various forces driving the market currently.It was indeed a wonderful experience for the student fraternity and we hope to have similar meaningful and relevant lectures even in the coming future.
Amethi foundation day
The campus at Amethi will celebrate its first Foundation Day on the 15 th of April, 2006 . All the clubs at IIIT-A have already rolled up their sleeves to make the day memorable for everyone concerned. Various plays, dance and song performances have been prepared which is another flagship of the IIIT-A student community, who know how to excel in every field. This should be another cherished experience for all of us here at IIIT-A. The occasion would be commemorated by many eminent personalities and politicians. A national seminar on Empowering Rural India through ICT would be held on the occasion.
Guests visiting our campus
Recently many eminent people visited our campus ; like Prof. R M K Sinha from IIT-K delivered a lecture on Natural Language Processing, Mr. Kewal J. Kumar spoke on Introduction and Influence of Mass Media / Communication for Tomorrow's Professional, Prof. C. Petitpierre of EPFL from Switzerland spoke on 1)J2EE concept and Weblang 2)Software Engineering Concept Mr. Ludovic Righetti from EPFL University , Switzerland also visited our campus as did Prof. Dharmendra Sharma from University of Canberra , Australia