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Event : IT-Conclave 2019-20

Conducted By : MCA Department

Conducted on : 19-09-2019

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Audyogik Tantra Shikshan Sanshta’s Institute of Industrial and Computer Management and Research -MCA Department organized a two days student development initiative , IT Conclave 2019-20 on 21st and 22rd September 2019 under the guidance of Dr. Deepali Sawai, Technical Director, IICMR, where a galaxy of experts from IT organizations presented various topics and interacted with the students. It was an attempt to bring an opportunity for students & teaching fraternity at IICMR to interact with IT personnel from diverse backgrounds. It would give them a chance to peep into the realities that the Industry holds today

The program was inaugurated by Mr. Makaranda Gadre, CTO Hexanica PVT.LTD , Dr. Ranjit D. Patil, Vice-Principal and HOD of Computer Science Department. Dr.D Y Patil College Of Science, Commerce,Arts and , Directors Dr.DeepaliSawai, Dr.AbhayKulkarni, Dr.AshwiniKulkarni were present for the event. Various eminent persons visited to the institute for IT Conclave 2016 were Mr.Sumit Zarkar, Digital Marketing Head, Aarialife Technologies Pvt Ltd, Mr.Atul Bengeri, Director Acumen `Today Pvt Ltd, day Mr.Prabhakar G, Senior Tech Lead Persistent Systems Pvt Ltd, Ms.Ashwini Parshwanath,Director in CTO, from Credit- Suisse , Mr.Amol Dhanpalwar,Technology Architect,Sears, Mr.Sumit Morey, Mobile (IOS) Development, from Nuance India Pvt Ltd, Amol Dhanpalwar(Sears Holding India Ltd.),Sankar Solanke(Xoriant Solutions Pvt Ltd),Girish Agarwal (Altius Data Solution ),Kirti Mahamuni(Symantec Software India Pvt Ltd). Dr. Deepali Sawai, Director, IICMR, in her welcome address talked about the objectives of the IT Conclave program. She addressed the students about various career path available after MCA, how certifications are important for future career. She also mentioned the Track based syllabus pattern of MCA under SPPU to bridge the gap between Industry and Academia.

Dr. Ranjit D. Patil, Vice-Principal and HOD of Computer Science Department. Dr.D Y Patil College Of Science, Commerce,Arts was the Guest of Honor for the event .He motivated the students with his insight topics. He conducted a wonderful session on “Career avenues for MCA graduates. Mr. Makaranda Gadre, CTO Hexanica PVT.LTD Chief Guest for the event , Guided the students on the topic of Data Science :Business Use Cases. He explained vague definition and interpretation of data along with data operations like acquisition, interference and prediction. After Lunch there was a session on- Careers in Digital Marketing which was conducted by Mr.Sumit Zarkar, Digital Marketing Head, Aarialife Technologies Pvt Ltd . Mr. Sumit guided students on basics of digital marketing , how to get in and various opportunities in digital marketing as a career. Mr.Atul Bengeri, Director Acumen `Today Pvt Ltd Spoke on- Big Data just got Bigger .

He explained students role of mathematics and statistics , computer science and business domain knowledge in data science. He also explained students that how advanced analytics, machine learning and data analytics plays important role in data science. At the end of the day Mr.Prabhakar G, Senior Tech Lead Persistent Systems Pvt Ltd Spoke on –Introduction to Chatbot , working of chatboat. He has given excellent demo on chatboat and its applications The program was compered by Ms. Pooja Kalange and MCA students. On Second day Opening Remarks was given by Ms. Renu Mathew.Ms.Ashwini Parshwanath,Director in CTO, from Credit- Suisse guided students on Information Management Systems . she includes cloud infrastructure, virtualization concepts in her speech, she also encouraged students for the international certification in cloud computing domain by giving information about it. Third session of the day was conducted by Mr.Amol Dhanpalwar,Technology Architect,Sears Holding India Ltd will Spoke on ‘-Introduction to Java Spring Boot Micro services ‘He explained introduction to micro service, architecture , tools required for micro service eco system. He conducted case study demonstration on granular levels micro systems. Further session for the day was by Mr.Sumit Morey, Mobile (IOS) Development, from Nuance India Pvt Ltd spoke on Session on –Flutter and IOS . he covered topics like types of apps, cross platform applications , system and software support for iOS and android. He also gave basic idea of DART language. After lunch, the day proceed with panel discussion on ‘-‘Prerequisites to kick off an IT Career’ by Mr.Sumit Morey (Nuance India Pvt Ltd),Amol Dhanpalwar(Sears Holding India Ltd.),Sankar Solanke(Xoriant Solutions Pvt Ltd),Girish Agarwal (Altius Data Solution ),Kirti Mahamuni(Symantec Software India Pvt Ltd). The Panel Discussion was moderated by Dr. Priya Deshapandhe and Ms.Kiran Shinde. The second day sessions were compered by Ms.Pooja Kalange. All panelist guided students regarding basic prerequisites for IT career , mastering current trends, key skills required for getting job in IT industry. Students had asked many questions and got satisfied by the answers from the experts. Ms. Megha Desai proposed vote of thanks for the program IT conclave 2019-20.


Event : IT-Conclave 2018-19

Conducted By : MCA Department

Conducted on : 22-02-2019

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Audyogik Tantra Shikshan Sanshta’s Institute of Industrial and Computer Management and Research -MCA Department organized a two days student development initiative , IT Conclave 2019 on 22nd 23rd February 2019 under the guidance of Dr. Deepali Sawai, Technical Director, IICMR, where a galaxy of experts from IT organizations presented various topics and interacted with the students.
It was an attempt to bring an opportunity for students & teaching fraternity at IICMR to interact with IT personnel from diverse backgrounds. It would give them a chance to peep into the realities that the Industry holds today

On the first Day the session was inaugurated by Mr. Anand Kolharkar , Founder & Evangelist Opine Group, Member of BOS Savitribai Phule Pune university. In his inaugural speech on “Data Science for World Data Problems “, he discussed the various data driven decision strategies. He also spoke about customer retention techniques, BI approach and business challenges. The Guest of Honor , Dr. Amol Goje Chairman Board of Studies Savitribai Phule pune University , President of Society for Data Science, explained Basics of Blockchain. He also shared information on crypto currency with demonstration. In post lunch sessions, Mr. Mukand Nadgowda, Deputy Director (Projects ) at YASHADA Pune, shared information on e-Governance systems and its challenges. Later Mr. Nikhil Gokhale, Cybermate, delivered session on Cyber Security and Risk at internet. He also gave demonstration on how security breaches happen. It was an eye opening session for the students.

The second day of IT Conclave 2019 commenced with key concepts in Information Technology Service management by Mr. Hemant Arora , Symanctec . He also spoke about 3 essentials of ITSM and how automation transferring to disruption. Mr. Parag Shindekar, Project Manager Capgemini Technology Service India Ltd, addressed the students on Network and System security and discussed various components of computer network and end point security.
The second day concluded with a fruitful panel discussion on ‘Hot skills to be honed to kick start an IT career‘ by Mr. Mandar Kulkarni –(Netcracker Technology Solution), Mr. Narendra Nalamwar (CompuCom Services Pvt. Ltd. Pune) , Mr. Belal khan (Globant India) , Mr. Akhil Krishnakumar (Crest), and Mr. Kailash Shimpi (Centelon). Panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Priya Dheshpande and Mr.Sanjay Mathapati. The program was compered by Ms. Pooja Kalange and MCA students.



Event : IT-Conclave 2017-18

Conducted By : MCA Department

Conducted on : 18-02-2018

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Audyogik Tantra Shikshan Sanshta’s Institute of Industrial and Computer Management and Research organized IT CONCLAVE 2018, on 17th Feb 2018. It was an attempt to bring an opportunity for students & teaching fraternity at IICMR to interact with IT personnel from diverse backgrounds. It would give them a chance to peep into the realities that the Industry holds today.

The objectives of the programme were:

  1. To develop Business Perspective need among Computer Management students with a view to strengthen their capabilities through interaction with varied Industry Experts.
  2. To enlighten students on scope for entrepreneurship
  3. To create awareness in upcoming trends in technology, work –life culture and various career paths.

The program was comprised of various learning sessions like

  1. Resume Building-Do’s & Dont’s
  2. Panel Discussion: -‘Prerequisites to kick off an IT Career’

Ms. Kiran Shinde, gave welcome address to students and guest. Dr. Deepali Sawai addressed about the objectives of the IT Conclave program. She addressed the students about various career paths available after MCA, how certifications are important for future career.The program was inaugurated by Mr. Nivelle Postwala, Associate Vice President, Harbinger Group, Director, IICMR-MCA Dr.Deepali Sawai was present for the event.

Mr. Ajay Ghuge , Barclays – He spoke about various salesforce platforms and various certifications which are required career building.
Ms. Nikita sharma ,KPIT , shared her experience about her work as a DBA. She talked about current database trends.
Amatjit singh , PTC talked about augmented reality , artificial intelligence.
Mr. Sagar Shirodkar of Nuance Communications, told about latest trends in BI, Data Warehousing as well as what are the pre requisite for starting career in the same.
Mr. Ayyan Peerjade of Coditas Technologies Pvt. Ltd ., explained about mobile platforms and development of hybrid and native applications. He also shared his experience being a freelancer.
Mr. Chatur Shriganesh , Barclays, cleared the doubt of student regarding testing myths. He also shared his views regarding test driven development. He further talked about team behaviour, team work, passion about work which helps improvement in skills.
The day concluded with a fruitful panel discussion on -‘Prerequisites to kick off an IT Career’ under the moderation of Mr. Sanjay Mathapati and Ms. Kiran Shinde. Panelists shared their views which are as follows:
Mr. Nivelle Postwala, Associate Vice President, Harbinger Group shared do’s and don’t about resume writing. He explained importance of resume for getting job in industry. He also talked about facts of resume writing with examples.

Event : ICDMAI

Conducted By : MCA Department

Conducted on : 18-01-2018

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IICMR strongly believes that world-class education is the stepping stone for progress of every country. As the field of Information Technology is growing exponentially, the responsibility of Higher Education Institutes has increased multifold. With this context IICMR jointly organized ICDMAI 2018 a three-day International Conference with Computer Society of India, Div II and Pune section. It was supported by IT industries like IBM, TCS, Ellicium Solutions Pvt.Ltd,. Omnes Law, Qubix Microsystems Pvt.Ltd. and premier academic universities like Savitribai Phule Pune University, Lincoln University Malaysia, Defence institute of advanced technology Pune and the publication partner Springer and CSI. The conference was designed to provide a common platform to the scientists, professors, research scholars, industry experts and students from all over the globe to share and disseminate knowledge on their original research. The conference was aimed at gathering of experts to deliberate about their own and each other’s work, to hear experts illustrate on their work and to exchange their views on various topics relevant to the conference theme.

The main objectives of ICDMAI 2018 were:

  1. To organize keynote sessions by experts to set the central theme of the conference.
  2. To arrange pre-conference tutorial sessions and workshops to set the right context.
  3. To organize plenary talks to provide additional research highlights and to arrange demonstrations and workshops on the innovative projects .
  4. To provide a platform to present research work in the form of oral/poster presentation in the field of Data Management & Smart Informatics, Big Data Management, Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytic, Advances in Network Technologies.
  5. To arrange discussions on novel ideas and innovations to provide insight on various aspects of evolving technological advances for digitizing India.
  6. To discuss the challenges in adopting the technologies, with a view to make recommendations concerning the problems under discussion.

Track IV – Advances in Network TechnologiesTrack III – Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics
Track II – Big Data Management
Track I – Data Management & Smart Informatics
The Conference on Data Management, Analytics and Innovation (ICDMAI – 2018) solicited papers in the areas of Computer Science, Information Technology, Computational Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication, Electrical, Computer Application and all the relevant disciplines, to be presented at a common forum under following four Tracks:

The notable outcomes of this conference are :Faculty members and students of the institute got the opportunity to exchange their knowledge, thoughts, innovations and research experiences in the broad field of Data Management, Analytics and Innovation on the common platform with the renowned academic experts from India and abroad. The conference organized by the Institute has further strengthened the overall brand image across globe. The Institute could successfully make a mark of its Excellence and has become a talk of the town for holding this prestigious event.
Dr Amlan Chakrabarti an ACM Distinguished Speaker, who is presently the Dean Faculty of Engineering and Technology and Director of the A.K.Choudhury School of Information Technology, University of Calcutta, Dr. Valentina E. Balas currently working as Professor at the University Aurel Vlaicu of Arad, Romania. Prof. Rajat Moona, Head, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhilai(IIT Bhilai). Dr. Juergen Seitz, head of the business information systems department at Baden-WuerttembergCooperative State University Heidenheim, Germany, Dr. Valentina E. Balas who is currently working as Professor at the University AurelVlaicu of Arad, Romania, Mr. Aninda Bose who is presently working as a Senior Publishing Editor with Springer India Pvt. Ltd , Dr. Vincenzo Piuri Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano, Italy and Visiting Professor at the University of Texas at Austin and at George Mason University, USA , Dr. Jan Martinovic currently heading Advanced Data Analysis and Simulations Lab at IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Centre of the Czech Republic, located at the VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Mr.Birjodh Tiwana who is a staff software engineer at LinkedIn, California, Mr. Makarand Gadre CTO of Hexanika and continuing the above consulting projects / startups ,Col Inderjit Singh Barara experienced Information Systems Professional with experience of more than 25 years across a wide spectrum of areas spanning solution architecture, program/ project management Telecom, IT Infrastructure Management, Info Security Advisory and Architecture, Cyber Security and Cyber Forensics, Data Centers Design and Operations, Cloud Computing and E-Commerce Dr. Satish Chand , working as Professor in the school of Computer & Systems Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, Col. Professor (Dr.) Rajesh Arora’s He is an approved Professor Cum Directorby University of Mumbai & SPPU,Dr. Deepak Shikarpur Technopreneur.
The chief mentor of ICDMAI 2018 was Mr.Vijay Bhatkar, who is one of the internationally acknowledged scientist and IT leaders of India. Dr.Pradeep Kumar Sinha presided as General chair who is the Vice Chancellor & Director of International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Naya Raipur. Many Speakers having global presence on National and International façades were invited for the conference talks.
The conference has witnessed participation from 14 industries , 10 international universities and 14 countries. Out of 488 research papers submitted from 133 institutions only 93 papers were selected for Oral presentation.



Event : IT-Conclave 2016-17

Conducted By : MCA Department

Conducted on : 10-02-2017

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Audyogik Tantra Shikshan Sanshta’s Institute of Industrial and Computer Management and Research organized IT CONCLAVE 2017, a two days program on 10th and 11th Feb 2017. It was an attempt to bring an opportunity for students & teaching fraternity at IICMR to interact with IT personnel from diverse backgrounds. It would give them a chance to peep into the realities that the Industry holds today.

The objectives of the programme were:

  1. To develop Business Perspective need among Computer Management students with a view to strengthen their capabilities through interaction with varied Industry Experts.
  2. To enlighten students on scope for entrepreneurship
  3. To create awareness in upcoming trends in technology, work –life culture and various career paths.

The program was comprised of various learning sessions like

  1. Life cycle of a software product with a case study; sharing of Failure and Success Factors
  2. New Technologies in demand
  3. Top 20 Questions asked by HR and what are their expectations
  4. Cloud Computing-AWS
  5. Recent trends in Cyber Crime with supporting cases
  6. Panel Discussion:

Skills & Strengths to quick start your IT Career; Skills to be honed for sustainable IT career” The program was inaugurated by Mr. Rajeev Pradhan, Associate Vice President, Cognizant. Directors Dr.Deepali Sawai, Dr.Abhay Kulkarni, Dr.Ashwini Kulkarni were present for the event. Various eminent persons visited to the institute for IT Conclave 2017 were Mr. Moreshwar Bhalsing, NextGenTec, Ms. Renuka Krishna, HR Consultant, Mr. Prasad Kulkarni from Learnwell, Dr. Harold D’Costa, CEO from Intelligent Quotient Security System, Mr. Himadri Kundu of BMC Software, Mr. Koustubh Naik of Periwinkle Tech Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Sagar Shirodkar of Nuance Communications, Mr. Ayyan Peerjade of Coditas Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. Akash Sarpate of PTC Mr. Rajeev Pradhan Associate Vice President, Cognizant shared the Life cycle of a software product .

Event : IT-Conclave2015-16

Conducted By : MCA Department

Conducted on : 05-02-2016

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Audyogik Tantra Shikshan Sanshta’s Institute of Industrial and Computer Management and Research organized IT CONCLAVE 2016, a two days program on 05th and 06th Feb 2016. It was an attempt to bring an opportunity for students & teaching fraternity at IICMR to interact with IT personnel from diverse backgrounds. It would give them a chance to peep into the realities that the Industry holds today.

The objectives of the programme were: To develop Business Perspective need among Computer Management students with a view to strengthen their capabilities through interaction with varied Industry Experts.

  1. To enlighten students on scope for entrepreneurship
  2. To create awareness in upcoming trends in technology, work –life culture and various career paths.

The program was comprised of various learning sessions like:

  1. Current Trends in Business enabled by Technology
  2. Cloud Computing Concepts and its impact on IT Industry
  3. Evolution and Trends in Web Technology
  4. Emerging Technology: From Smartphone to IOT
  5. Big Data and its Advancement
  6. Attitude and Aptitude to Leverage yourself as an Asset in IT industry
  7. Panel Discussion:

         b) “How to kick start your IT Career”

         a) “How to Face and Ace the Technology Race”

The program was inaugurated by Mr.Atul.Bengeri, Director ,Marketing & Operations, T-Edge Pvt. Ltd , Directors Dr.DeepaliSawai, Dr.AbhayKulkarni, Dr.AshwiniKulkarni were present for the event.

Various eminent persons visited to the institute for IT Conclave 2016 were Mr.Vivek.Jahagirdar TIBCO Solution Architect, TCS, Mr. Sandip Pawar Sr. Product Lead, Synechron, Mr.Abhijit.Banarase, Cognizent, Mr.Vinod Sharma,Capgemini, Mr.Sashi.Narayan,Sr. Project Lead, Crest , Ms.Dhanashri Pawar, Asst. Manager , Icertis, Mr.Nikhil Kardale, FreeLancer, Mr. Vinod Sharma,Big Data Consultant,Capgemini, Mr. Neville Postwalla ,Talent Acquisition Manager ,Harbinger, Mr.Nilesh Kapade,Capgemini, Mr.Ajay Ghuge, FreeLancer, Mr.Akash Sarpate, PTC, Mr.Darshan Gandhi,Persistent, Mr.Yashwant Bordekar,HSBC, Mr.S Chatur Sriganesh, Xpanxion

Mr. Atul Bengeri talked about the significance of IT and Digital Era. He added in his speech about SMAC (Social,Mobility,Analytics,Cluds) technology to connect the world. Second Session was started by Mr. Vivek Jahagirdar , TIBCO Solution Architect, TCS on “Cloud Computing Concepts and its impact on IT Industry”. In his session he shared the story of Instagram to open the discussion on cloud computing concept. Third Session was started by Mr. Sandip Pawar Sr. Product Lead, Synechron on “Evolution and Trends in Web Technology”. In his session he shared about all the latest technology for web development like HTML5, CSS3 , AngularJs.

Fourth Session was Panel Discussion on “How to Face and Ace the Technology Race”
Mr.Abhijit.Banarase,Cognizent discussed about how and what are the prerequisite to start career in mobility domain, talked about gaming
Mr.Vinod Sharma,Capgemini shared the future in Hadoop technology.
Mr.Sashi Narayan,Crest talked about various skills required for career in IT.
Mr.Sandip Pawar,Synechron talked about agile technology.
Ms.Dhanashri Pawar,Icertis talked about importance of certification which helps student to crack their interview.





Event : IT-Conclave 2014-15

Conducted By : MCA Department

Conducted on : 20-02-2015

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AudyogikTantraShikshanSanshta’s Institute of Industrial and Computer Management and Research organized IT CONCLAVE 2015,two days program on 20th and 21st Feb 2015.It was an attempt to bring an opportunity for students & teaching fraternity at IICMR to interact with IT personnel from diverse backgrounds. It would give them a chance to peep into the Realities that the Industry holds today.

The objectives of the programme were:

  1.  To develop Business Perspective need among Computer Management students with a view to strengthen their capabilities through interaction with varied Industry Experts.
  2. To enlighten students on scope for entrepreneurship
  3. To create awareness in upcoming trends in technology, work –life culture and various career paths.

The programme was comprised of various learning sessions like:

  1. Career in Product based Engineering and Service Based development in IT.
  2. Various Career Paths in IT
  3. Panel discussion on Evolving technologies and skills for job sustainability
  4. Challenges in IT security and Career for future Ethical hackers
  5. Challenges for DBA
  6. Skill set for Game development
  7. Changing Mindset towards Software Testing career

The programme was inaugurated by Mrs.BhairviKamat, Founder CEO ,Midas Blue ,Directors Dr.DeepaliSawai, Dr.AbhayKulkarni, Dr.AshwiniKulkarni were present for the event.

Various eminent persons visited the institute for IT Conclave 2015 were Mrs.BharaviKamath, CEO MidasBlue, Dr.DeepakShikarpur ,Eminent IT Consultant, Speaker and writer, Mr.NirajPatkar,FounderAlphonso India,Mr.NevillePostwalla,Talent Management- Harbinger, Mr.YogeshJoglekar, Techlead- Extentia, Mr.RohitKulkarni,Entreprenur- ISuccess, Mr.SatishKakar, Project Lead- Infosys, Mr.Sumit More, Sr.Software Development Engg.-Nuance India Pvt.Ltd., Mr.RahulPahade, Technical Service Engg- Symantec, Mrs.VeenaMoktali, Managing Director- Polaris Academy ,Mr.SanjayKatkar ,Chief Technical Officer-Quick Heal Technologies, Mr.RahulDhopeshwarAssociate Director- IGATE Global Solutions Ltd,Mr.PankajDeshpande, Development Lead ,Tata Consultancy Services and Mrs.AditiLembhe, Test Lead-HSBC Software Development Pvt. Ltd.



Event : IT-Conclave2013-14

Conducted By : MCA Department

Conducted on : 14-02-2014

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IT-Conclave was conducted on 21st , 22nd March 2014. The Seminar was inaugurated by the eminent IT personality Mr. Kumar Gaurav (Global Head, Consulting, Zensar), Mr. Rajas Gokhale, Sr.Manager, Analytics and Risk Center of Excellence, FSGBU at Capgemini, Director IICMR Dr.Abhay Kulkarni, Executive Director Dr.Ashwini Kulkarni, Dr. Deepali Sawai, Technical Director IICMR. Dr. Deepali Sawai gave Welcome Note and briefed about IT Conclave.

The main object ives of conducting IT-Conclave are:

  1. To develop Business Perspective need among Computer Management students with a view to strengthen their capabilities through interaction with varied Industry Experts.
  2. To enlighten students on scope for entrepreneurship.
  3. To create awareness in trends in technology, work –life culture and various career path.

IT-Conclave gives an opportunity for students to interact with industry people from various tracks & fields. It also helps to understand the skill sets required in IT industry.

Dr. Abhay Kulkarni felicitate Mr. Kumar Gaurav & Dr. Ashwini Kulkarni felicitate Mr. Rajas Gokhale. IICMR MCA Newsletter ,Volume 7-Issue I, was released by the hands of honorable guests.

Guest of Honor Mr. Rajas Gokhale talked about Big data from various fields . In Key note address Mr. Kumar Gaurav guided students on Career Opportunities in the field of Mobility. In his speech he added that three big trends in mobile computing are mHealth care, mAutomotive, and mEducation. First session on 21st March 2014 was started on Advance Databases and Applications by Mr.Rahul Dandekar, Senior Principal Service Delivery Engineer, Oracle Corporation.

In his session he delivered the key concepts as performance, scalability, high availability and disaster recovery in the field of Database. Second session was on Power of Oracle Certifications by Mr. Bikram Das from Oracle Corporation. He guided the studnts on Oracle certification programmes like OCA,OCP, OCM, OCAJP and their benefits. Last session of Day 1 was on Mobile Computing by Mr.Sachin Mohite, Technical Manager Senate Technologies. In his session he discussed about accessing location based services (GPS WiFi) in android..

On Second day Opening Remarks was given by Prof. Usha Madyar. First session was on Future skill requirements to guarantee a career in IT industry, sector specific skill gaps by Mr.Kaustubh Bhadbhade , Sr.Manager, HR,Persistent Systems Ltd. In his session he shared that common sense is the biggest skill required in IT industry. Second Session was started by Mr. Mahesh Thorat, Project Manager, Barclays and Project Manager Mr.Jaydeep Godbole, Cognizant. Mr.Jaydeep Godbole talked on the necessity of software testing in the entire software development life cycle Mr.Mahesh Thorat spoke on the different myths about software testing. He also added that enterprenurship, leadership & managerial skills are required to become a good tester Afternoon session started with Panel Discussion on Students Skill set: Career Success. It was moderated by Prof. Usha Madyar,Prof Renu Mathew and Prof.Kiran Shinde. The panel members were Mr.Saurabh Kulkarni,Asst.Manager-PMSD,TCL,Mrs.Shweta Chavan,Project Lead ,Persistent Systems, Mr. Guruprasad Auti, Sr. Software Associate, Sears Holdings India Pvt ltd, pune, Mr.Nikhil Kardale,Mobile Computing, Free Lance Software Consultant, Mr.Rahul Pahade, Sr.Technical Services Engg.Symantec corp. , Mr.Mahesh Thorat, Project Manager,Barclays.