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International Conference on Innovative Development in ICT

The UGC Sponsored International Conference on Innovative Development in ICT- Today and Tomorrow, organized by PG Department of Computer Science & IT at DAV College Amritsar, stands as a metaphor of academic extravaganza symbolizing inter-disciplinary knowledge exchange forum for the diligent delegates who came from different parts of the country and abroad.

The Inaugural Session of the Conference commenced on March 2, 2013 at 10:00 am with the dignitaries Sh. T R Gupta, Vice President, DAV College Managing Committee as Chief-Guest, Dr. Gurvinder Singh, Head, Dept of Computer science and Engg, Guru Nanak Dev Univeristy, Amritsar, as Guest of Honour. The Conference featured keynote from acclaimed speaker Dr. S. Vadivel, Head, Department of Computer Science, BITS, Dubai. He delivered a stimulating talk on Cloud computing. Dr. Vadivel stressed on the open source cloud computing and its present and future application area. The chairpersons who chaired the sessions were eminent scholars from DRDO New Delhi, IIT Ropar, Thapar University Patiala, HP University Shimla, Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, Punjabi University Patiala, Punjab University Chandigarh.

More than 120 Research papers were received from India and around the world including the countries Dubai, USA, England, Canada, Malaysia, Bhutan and Pakistan. Around 100 delegates attended the conference to present their research work. The research papers in practical areas having influence on society like Natural Language Processing, Networking Technologies, Intelligent Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Image Processing, Neural Networks, etc were discussed. The papers were published in the International Journal on Information and Communication Technologies Volume 6, No. 1-2, January-June 2013, Serials Publications, New Delhi with ISSN No. 0973-5863.

The valediction ceremony on March 3, 2013 was graced by the chief-guest Shri Mohan Paul Singh Ishar Vice-Chancellor, University of Jammu and the Guest of Honour as Dr. Hardeep Singh, Professor and Director placement cell Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar.

The deliberations and discussions held in the conference were brought to neat conclusion and recommendations for the Govt. of India to invest more in research as to provide sufficient resources to explore new horizons of technology for the benefits of the society. It was also realized that the government should upgrade the acceptance of technology towards greater use of multi-configurational and multi-functional development and should change the current IT policies so that the benefit of ICT should reach the common man. It was also proposed that the new bills in the parliament should be passed which should ensure the safe use of ICT technology.

It is pertinent to mention that the live webcast of the international Conference was made available on computer and mobile. The recordings of the same are available at the college website This is a rare feat of its kind by an Institution in India. Even the First International Conference was also live webcasted.

Venue: DAV College Amritsar    Date: 12-3-2013