Monday, 19 February 2018

Two Days National Level Workshop On IoT & Data Science

Computer Science & Applications Department Kannada Sangha’s Kaveri College of Atrs, Science, and Commerce conducted a Two days workshop on ‘IoT & Data Science’ on 2nd and 3rd February, 2018 under the Quality Iimprovement Programme of SPPU.
  Dr. Lalit Kathpalia, Dirctor, Symbiosys institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR) was the Chief Guest for the inauguration of the workshop. Mr. Kushal Hegde,  President, Kannada Sangha, Pune, Dr. S B. Kharosekar, Principal, Mrs. Suchismita Mohanty, Vice principal, Mr. Chittaranjan Mahajan, President, Dolphin Educational and Research Society, Director, Dolphin Labs, Pune,  Ms. Sujata Bachhav, convener of National Level workshop, participants, staff members and students were present for the inauguration.
Dr. S B. Kharosekar, Principal, Kaveri college in his welcome speech informed the audience about the successful journey of Kaveri College and gave information about the stupedous success of Kannada Sangha’s all institutes.

In his inaugural speech the Chief Guest Dr. Lalit Kathpalia praised Kannada Sangha for its progressive management and holistic student centric activities. He said that Internet of Things(IoT) has made our lives easier and also has made the world a better place to live. Mr. Kathpalia said that IoT has its own share of concerns such as breach of privacy, security of data/content, compatible firewalls, etc. He said the future belongs to IoT and will bring tremendous changes in our lifestyle.
 Mr. Kushal Hegde, President, Kannada Sangha, Pune formally inaugurated the workshop & shared his thoughts with the audience. Ms. Sujata Bachhav, Convener of National Level workshop threw light on the schedule of all sessions of two days workshop and also proposed a vote of thanks.
Mr. Chittaranjan Mahajan started the first session with exploring the terms and the requirements of the IoT. He explained about Hardware Selection, Operating System Selection and Software Selection. He said that IoT will solve major problems faced by people such as pollution, traffic congestion and shortage of energy supplies etc. By installing sensors and using web applications, citizens can find free parking slots across the city.  IoT is also being used in agriculture and farmers are using meaningful insights from the data to yield better return on investments, sensing for soil moisture and nutrients, controlling water usage for plant growth etc.

On the second day, Dr. Parikshit Mahalle, Professor and Head, Department of Computer engineering, Sinhgad Technical Education Society’s Smt. Kashibai Navale College of Engineering, Pune explored the topic ‘Big Data Management in IoT’ explained the contribution of IoT in huge data generation and his main focus was on analysis of big data.  He also discussed research topics on big data management. Data science is all about making a scene out of Bulks of data generated from IOT.

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