Uttaranchal University organized a grand Inauguration Ceremony of the “II International Conference on Advances in Computing and Data Sciences (ICACDS) – 2018” on 20th April, 2018.Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Uttaranchal Institute of Technology is the proud host and organizer of the two day international event on 20th-21st April, 2018. ICACDS 2018 will be a major conference organized with the objective of bringing together researchers, developers and practitioners from academia and industry working in the area of Advanced Computing. This conference is technically being sponsored by Springer CCIS &Computer Society of India and financially supported by Consilio Intelligence Research Lab and Co-Sponsored by Keep Kart India & LWT India.
The list of expert luminaries of the event includes Prof. Brahmjeet Singh (Director – Research, NIT Kurukshetra) as the Chief Guest, Prof. R.K.Sharma (Dean – Faculty Affairs, Thapar University, Patiala) as the Guest of Honor, Prof. Arun Sharma (Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women, New Delhi) as Honorary Chair and Keynote Speaker, Prof. Pradeep Gupta (Jaypee University of IT, Solan) as the Convener, Prof. Vipin Tyagi (Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology) as Co-Convener, Prof. LING Tok Wang ( National University of Singapore) as Keynote Speaker,, Dr. Anup Ghirdhar ( CEO Founder – Sedulity Solutions & Technologies), Prof. Prateek Bhatia (Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala) , Prof. S.K.Mishra (Majmaah University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) as Keynote Speaker, Prof. (Dr.) Viranjay M. Srivastava (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa) as Keynote Speaker), Dr. Sandhya Tarar, Dr. Vibhash Yadav, Dr. Sanmeet Bhatia, Dr Divakar Yadav, Dr. Niranjan Lal Verma to name a few.
The Inaugural Ceremony initiated with the recital of the reverend National Anthem and the University Anthem followed by the felicitation of the dignitaries by Hon’ble Chancellor Shri. Jitender Joshi, Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) N.K. Joshi, Dean – UIT Prof. (Dr.) B. Lonia and Head- Department of Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Manoj Diwakar. All the dignitaries on the dais proceeded to light the auspicious lamp. Prof. (Dr.) N.K. Joshi, in his address welcomed all the dignitaries and participants and stated the highlights and significance of the prestigious event. The Deans/ Directors/ Principals of all the constituent colleges of Uttaranchal University, Mr. Ajai Singh (Registrar), Dr. Vandana Joshi ( Joint Registrar), Mr. N.C. Uniyal (Chief Librarian) along with the Head of the Departments, Faculty Members and students of UIT were present on the occasion.
Prof. LING Tok Wang enlightened the audience by presenting his views on the innovative researches going on in the field of Artificial Neural Network. Prof R.K.Sharma stated the fundamentals and ongoing research in Data Redundancy and Data Mining. Prof. Brahmjeet Singh enlisted the possible fields for research and expressed the need of sharing of information consequently leading to quality research.
Dr. Mayank Singh, the General Chair of the Conference, presented a summary regarding the organization of such a prestigious event. He informed that the committee received approx. 598 papers which went through the stage of blind review conducted by a team of more than 550 academicians from India and abroad, finally leading to the selection of 109 papers for final presentation and publication.
The Inaugural Ceremony concluded with a Vote of Thanks delivered by Dr. Manoj Diwakar.
The ceremony was anchored by Ms. Sumita Lamba.
The Inaugural Ceremony was followed by the 3 Keynote Addresses delivered by Prof. (Dr.) LING Tok Wang, Dr. Anup Girdhar and Prof. (Dr.) Parteek Bhatia.
As per schedule the 1st day of the conference concluded after the successful conduct of Parallel Session 1 and Parallel Session 2.