TECHASTRA'17

[ 12 & 13 SEP'17]

WHAT IS TECHASTRA 2K17?

Techastra is one of the most prestigious and awaited event of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering / Information Technology in Dr.M.G.R. Educational & Research Institute University.

WHY SHOULD I PARTICIPATE ?

Techastra brings you the most authentic platform for upbringing your technical and extra-curricular skills. It also provides you the golden opportunity to showcase your out-breaking talent in various technical & non-technical events.

ABOUT TECHASTRA 2K17

Techastra brings you awareness and exposure to new ideas among students from educational arena.


CHIEF GUESTS
(Our Speakers)
Mr.Mahesh Kalyanaraman

Mr.Mahesh Kalyanaraman

Deputy General Manager Corporate Security TATA Communications

About:

Experienced Information Security Professional having 20+ years of experience in GRC (Governance, Risk Management and Compliance) and Policy Management.

Education:

School- Nehru Government Higher Secondary School College- University of Madras (1997-2002) Experience: 2003-2006 (3 years): In HCL Technologies as Senior Consultant-Information Security

Jul 2006 - Nov 2006 (5 months): In CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation) as Deputy Consultant. He was responsible to implement the ISMS (Information Security Management System) for the new facility at Chennai and lead the facility to get ISO 27001.

Dec 2006 – Apr 2011 (4 years 6 months): In TATA Communications as Head- Information Security.

May 2011 – Present (6 years 5 months): He is currently responsible for Global Security Policy Management, Internal GRC development, Customer facing Security Requirements. Also he delivers lectures on Security domains in various Corporate and Government Institutions.

Skills and Endorsements:

Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) from (ISC)2 - International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium

Recommendations:

Mahesh has an excellent grasp of operational security in a service provider environment and has demonstrated a deep working knowledge of compliance and certification requirements (e.g. SAS70, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, PCI, etc.). He is intrinsically motivated and takes a personal interest in protecting the integrity and security interests of the company. Mahesh has a keen eye for detail and has the attitude and perseverance needed for a consultant. As part of his role he had to coordinate with several groups which he did effectively. He drove and had been instrumental in Tata Communication MSOC's ISO 27000 certification.

Mahesh is an excellent information security professional with strong knowledge in security management and infrastructure. He has executed large scale projects in information security and certification. Great person to work with. Very strong and motivated player. Mahesh is a versatile person and technically very strong. He has been materialistic in getting their business unit in HCL a BS7799 certified & now ISO270001 for Tata communication. He has had few consulting assignments abroad for a couple of fortune 500 companies in SAS70 & information security compliance. Presently he heads the Information Security initiative at Tata Communication. His dedication and involvement in whatever he handles is his asset.

I interacted with Mahesh while he was working for HCL Technologies. As the systems auditor, my interaction with Mahesh was very interesting and fruitful. He played a key role as the coordinator and ensured that an effective ISMS was set up at his division. His never ending zeal to align all the employees of the division to adhere to the processes and adopt the controls was instrumental in successful implementation of ISO 27000 system. Some of the vigilance and due diligence initiatives taken by him had saved a lot for the division. Highly recommended.
Mr.L.R.Prakash

Mr.L.R.Prakash

Director C-DAC - Chennai

About:

15+ years’ experience across the country in leadership roles in maintenance, production floor and delivery. Trained in Project Management, Networking and Information Security with expertise in IT infrastructure setup and operations, enterprise software frameworks, and outsourcing. Successfully transformed IT landscape of Navy by concept, design and implementation of infrastructure including enterprise-wide Unified Domain, Mail/messaging services, Security Framework, ID Management, and PKI. Strengths include Team building, visualizing strategies and time-bound implementation, contract negotiations and managing disruptive change in organizations.

As Director CDAC, Chennai, have led multidisciplinary teams engaged in projects in the FOSS space, bringing an enterprise and customer driven focus to the projects.

Education:

M.Tech in Microwave Signals and Systems at IIT Kharagpur (1997 - 1999)

Experience: Feb 2008 – Jan 2014 (6 years): Strategist at Government of India

May 2014 – Present (3 years 5 months): Director at C-DAC Chennai

Courses: CCNA EC Council LPT (Licensed Penetration Tester) ISMS Lead Auditor
Mrs.Swathy Maruthi

Mrs.Swathy Maruthi

Lead - Business Excellence Cognizant Life Sciences Practice (CSE Student Alumni)

A Business Management Professional with 6 years of experience in IT Infrastructure Strategy, Incident Management, Service Resolution Management, Supply Chain Retails and Project Management. She is currently working as a Business Excellence Lead in Cognizant Life Sciences Practice. She has received many awards like Best Technologist award for supporting corporate information office, Summit awards for security operations and business Excellence. Project Management Excellence award for huge cost, time savings and governance for the practice supported in the organization.

SPECIAL EVENT'S


POSTER'S
 TECHASTRA 2K17  EVENT
SENIOR EVENT

SENIOR EVENT

* All combos are equally priced(Registration Fee) at Rs.100.
* For one Registration only one combo can be chosen.
* The Certificate of participation will be issued only if event attendance is marked.
* Separate Registration fees has to be paid for Paper presentation and short film.
* The Winner Certificates will be issued only in the valedictory function
JUNIOR EVENT

JUNIOR EVENT

* All combos are Free of cost.
* For one Registration only one combo can be choosen.
* The Certificate of participation will be issued only if event attendence is marked.
* The Winner Certificates will be issued only in the valedictory function.

EVENT SCHEDULE

  • Dr.M.G.R Educational
    and Research Institute

  • SEP 12th - 13th, 2017
    09:00 am - 04:30pm

  • SEP 12th
    Day 1: SENIOR EVENTS

  • SEP 13th
    Day 2: JUNIOR EVENTS

11:30 AM to 12:45 PM Conference Hall

LES QUIZZARD

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1:15 PM to 2:45 PM IBM lab

D-CODE

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2:45 PM to 4:00PM Sun Java lab

IDEA FOR IDEA

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11:30 AM to 12:45 PM Sun Java lab

WEB ART

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1:15 PM to 2:45 PM Anna Block room No-313

OLD IS GOLD

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2:45 PM to 4:00 PM Conference Hall

SORPRESA

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11:30 AM to 12:45 PM Garuda lab

SEARCH MARATHON

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1:15 PM to 2:45 PM MT-205

SHERLOCKS

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11:30 AM to 12:45 PM Seminar Hall

PAPER/POSTER PRESENTATION

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10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Conference Hall

ROLLING FLICKS (DAY-2)

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1:15 PM to 4:00 PM Network and Internet lab

GAMING

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11:30 AM to 12:45 PM Network lab

V-LOG CONTEST

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11:30 AM to 4:00 PM R&D LAB

WORKSHOP (Day 1)

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10:00 AM to 11:15 AM Network lab

SPELL COMBAT

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11:30 AM to 01:00 PM ANNA BLOCK (313)

MAD ADZ

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10:00 AM to 11:15 AM Sun Java lab

GOOGLER

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11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Seminar hall

MINION RUSH

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10:00 AM to 1:00 PM MT-207

JUNKIES TO FUNKIES

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10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Garuda lab

THEMATIC SKETCHERS

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10:00 AM to 11:55 AM IBM lab

EX-QUIZ-ME

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11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Anna Block Ground Floor

PROJECT EXPO

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Dr. SUMATHI ESWARAN

Dr. SUMATHI ESWARAN

Head Of Department (CSE\IT)

Prof. Mrs. GEETHA

Prof. Mrs. GEETHA

Asst. HOD (CSE\IT)

Dr. G. VICTO SUDHA

Dr. G. VICTO SUDHA

Faculty Coordinator

Prof. D. SYED ALI

Prof. D. SYED ALI

Faculty Coordinator


COORDINATORS
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SWATHI KUMARI

SWATHI KUMARI

Student Coordinator

MONICA V.

MONICA V.

Student Coordinator

AMAN ANAND

AMAN ANAND

Student Coordinator

KANMANI

KANMANI

Student Coordinator

PRITHVE

PRITHVE

Student Coordinator

M. TEENA

M. TEENA

Student Coordinator

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  MILESTONES
 
 
 
 
 
ACHIEVEMENTS SO FAR

We are pleased to inform you that the Department of Computer Science Engineering & Information Technology is organizing a National Level Technical Symposium TECHASTRA’16 which is a platform for students from various disciplines of Engineering, Management and Schools. This provides them with an opportunity to present their ideas, share their knowledge and learn from their peers. It’s a mix of events of different genres, presented in a paradigm for new technical and creative thoughts, scheduled to take place on 8th & 9th September, 2016 at Main Campus, Madhuravoyal, Chennai - 95. The symposium will host a wide spectrum of events, like Programming, Quiz and Paper Presentation along with other technical and non-technical events like Gaming, Animation, Master minds etc. Also TECHASTRA Jr for school students 7th & above, which avails them with an opportunity to come up with their hidden talents and skills, is scheduled for 9th Sep’16

Techastra 2015 is the seventh sequel of the much expected National level technical symposium. Organized by Department of Computers Science and Engineering / Information Technology on 25 & 26 of August 2015. This year the theme of the event was Internet of things. The main scope of Techastra a two day technical symposium is to create awareness on the recent technological developments and their applications in the real world scenario. It is an opportunity for students to show case their talents. It motivates students on the aspects of • Self initiation • Active Participation and Team work Apart from this, Techastra brings out the talents that make students strive to win and struggle till they attain success. An event of this dimension cannot happen overnight. The wheels start rolling months in advance. It requires meticulous planning and execution and an eye for details. We have been fortunate enough to be backed by a team of very motivated and dedicated Executives of our university.

A very good afternoon to all presents here for the closing ceremony of Techastra 2014 the 3 day technical symposium. I take this opportunity to present a brief report on Techastra 2014. The main scope of this symposium is to create awareness on the recent technological developments and their applications in the real world scenario. It is an opportunity for students to show cases their talents. It motivates students on the aspects of • Self initiation • Active Participation and • Team work Apart from this, Techastra brings out the latent talents that make students strive to win and struggle till they attain success. Techastra 2014 was inaugurated on 13th Feb 2013 at 9.30 a.m by Mr. N. Mohanram, Advisor on High performance Computing, TCS, Bangalore. He highlighted about High Performance Computing in his speech. And Mr. Raj Shankar, Co Founder and Principal Strategist Ichiban Business Consultants Private limited, Chennai. He highlighted about entrepreneurship in his speech. The events were spread over 3 days. The Event Coordinators and Organizers are carried out enthusiastically. The participants immensely enjoyed their participates. Prelims and finals were held for various events. Many students participated in more than one event. The events are Adzap, Animation, App showcase, Dumb C, Gaming, Hardware Trouble Shooting, Junkyard, Paper Presentation, Programming, Quiz, Short film Presentation, Thematic Photography and Website Development. Minimum participants in each event was 40 and some events had participants more than 100. Today the Valedictory function is powered by an eminent person 1. Mr. K.Parthasarathy Deputy Director INSES, ISRO Bangalore. It is immense pleasure for me to highlight the details of the registration and participation of Engineering College, Polytechnics and School students in various events of Techastra ’14. Collectively we had an overwhelming response from the student community. Through online about 300 students registered and through offline about 900 students registered, which includes students from schools also. Event wise no. of participation are as follows: • Adzap - 78 Students • Animation - 25 Students • App showcase - 26 Students • Dumb C - 150 Students • Gaming - 220 Students • Hardware Troubleshooting - 60 Students • Junkyard - 100 Students • Paper Presentation - 123 Students • Programming - 85 Students • Puzzle Up - 125 Students • Quiz - 170 Students • Robotics - 20 Students • Short film Presentation - 25 Students • Thematic Photography - 50 Students • Website Development - 30 Students • Debate - 30 Students For Junior Techastra, event wise the no.of participants are as follows, • Spell B - 30 Students • Debate - 20 Students • Quiz - 50 Students • Idea Expo - 12 Students The successful completion of Techastra 2014 has proved that the students and staffs of the Departments of CSE and IT are really capable of displaying their exemplary leadership qualities at the time of need. It is also evident that these 3 days have been a remarkable experience for the students to nurture during their life time. To conclude this report I take this opportunity to thank all the people who were involved in making Techastra-2014 a grand success.

VENUE INFO

Periyar E.V.R. High Road, NH 4 Highway, Maduravoyal, Viswasa Nagar, Maduravoyal, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600095

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