Important Dates

Receipt of Full Paper : 09/07/2017
Intimation of Acceptance : 10/09/2017
Submission of Camera Ready Copy : 11/10/2017
Pre-Conference Tutorial : 22/11/2017

Keynote and Expert Talks

Guest of Honour and Keynote Speaker

Padma Vibhushan Shri Dr. Anil Kakodkar

Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission

Prof. Achuthan JAYARAMAN

Former Director, National Atmospheric Research Laoratory, ISRO

Name of Experts for Panel Discussion

Fostering green technological innovations- Role of Industry and Academia
Sr No
Name of Expert
1 Dr Alka Mahajan Director, Institute of Technology, Nirma University (Moderator)
2 Dr Jaimin Vasa President, Gujarat Chemical Association(GCA)
Chairman, Foreign Trade Committee, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Chairman and Managing Director, Vasa Pharmachem Pvt. Ltd.
3 Mr Sunil Mehta Chairman, CLPA, India
4 Shri Deepak Davda CEO, The Green Environment Services Co-op. Soc. Ltd., Vatva
5 Mr. R. K. Sharma Vice President, Quality Department, Howe Engineering Projects (India) Pvt. Ltd.
6 Mr Rishi Gupta, Associate Professor, Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2, Canada
Are We Infrastructure Ready for Smart Cities?
1 Dr Alka Mahajan Director, Institute of Technology, Nirma University (Moderator)
2 Mr Jayesh Gandhi Harikrupa Automation Pvt. Ltd.,Ahmedabad
3 Mr Nikunj Patel Vice President, CapGemini
4 Mr Royson Rajan Founder / Managing Director, Atlas Soft Web Pvt Ltd.
5 Mr Madhukant Patel MD and CTO, Reve Automation LLP.
6 Mr Keyur Sampat Joint Director, Revenue. Advisor, GIDB Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration

Common Invited Talks

Date & Time
Speaker & Affiliation
23 Nov 2017, 11:30 to 12:15 Mr. Sameer Kelkar, CEO – Grind Master Group Future Trends in Technology
23 Nov 2017, 12:15 to 13:00 Dr.-Ing. Suryakant Gupta, Scientific Officer IPR Harnessing plasma technology for societal benefits and wealth creation.
24 Nov 2017, 9:30 to 10:15 Mr. Navin Sharma, Vice President (Projects) J K Lakshmi cements In-house Innovations
24 Nov 2017, 10:15 to 11:00 Mr. Nikunj , Vice President, CapGemini Internet of Things (IoT)

Department Expert Talks

Speaker & Affiliation
Civil Dr. Rishi Gupta, Associate Professor, University of Victoria, Canada. Non-contact Non-Destructive Evaluation techniques for structural health monitoring
Dr. Sudhirkumar Barai, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Damage detection in structure using particle swarm optimization method
Dr. Alan Richardson, Reader, Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering, Northumbria University, UK Fibre use in Concrete - An examination of novel fibre types with regard to enhance performance
EC & IC Mr. Samir Shroff, Director, Pronesis Technologies (India) Ltd. Disruptive Technologies of VLSI Design & Embedded systems
Mr. Ameya Uday Munde, Technical Manager, ARK Info-solutions, Pune Using LABVIEW NXG
EE Shri. L. S. Tomar Senior Divisional Electric Engineer (Power) Vadodara Division Western Railways Indian Railway's Energy Efficiency Mission - Challenges and Opportunities
Shri. B. K. Vaishya Director, HEV R & D, Electrotherm India (Pvt.) Ltd. State-of-the-art technology used for electric vehicles
ME & CH Chirag Shah Chtd. Engr, Sr. Manager-Piping Engineering Piping JACOBS, Vadodara, India. Cell : 91-9825985295 , Direct 91-265-6694554 | | Piping design issues and future scope
CE & IT Dr. Virendra Bhavsar, Professor Emeritus, University of New Brunswick, Canada Convergence of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and High Performance Computing
Dr. Uttama Lahiri, IIT, Gandhinagar

Chief Guest for Valedictory Function

Mr. S. Sriram
General Manager - Marketing at Mitsubishi Electric India Private Ltd.

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