School of Computer Engineering, KIIT DU in association with The British University, Dubai UAE, and University of Salford, Manchester UK, organized the inaugural edition of IEEE sponsored International Conference on Advancements in Smart, Secure & Intelligent Computing (ASSIC 2022) on 19th and 20th November 2022. ASSIC 2022 is technically sponsored by IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Computer Society Bio-inspired Computing.
Prof. (Dr.) Saranjit Singh, Pro-VC, KIIT DU; Prof. (Dr.) Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty, Registrar KIIT DU and General Chair ASSIC 2022; Prof. (Dr.) Biswajit Sahoo, Director-General, School of Computer Engineering, KIIT DU, along with Dr. Hrudaya Kumar Tripathy, Program Chair ASSIC 2022; and Dr. Sushruta Mishra, Organizing Chair ASSIC 2022 graced the inauguration ceremony. Prof. (Dr.) Khaled Fouad Sayed Shaalan from The British University in Dubai UAE; and Prof. (Dr.) Tarek Gaber, University of Salford, Manchester UNK, graced the occasion as the chief guests through virtual mode.
Prof. Khaled Fouad Sayed Shaalan, chief guest, in his address, emphasized on the importance of secure and intelligent computing that can solve the critical societal challenges. Prof. Tarek Gaber, chief guest, expressed his happiness on the theme of the conference and asked the budding authors and researchers to explore more effective solutions to societal problems using smart, secure, and intelligent computing.
Earlier, in his welcome address, Dr. Hrudaya Kumar Tripathy, program chair ASSIC 2022, welcomed all the dignitaries, authors, and other delegates to the conference and outlined the significance of the conference theme to the audience. Prof. (Dr.) Biswajit Sahoo, in his remarks, informed the audience about the silver jubilee year of KIIT DU. Further, Dr. Sahoo emphasized on making the existing computing techniques smarter and more secure.
Prof. (Dr.) Sasmita Samanta, Vice Chancellor KIIT DU, conveyed her best wishes for the success of the conference. On behalf of Founder Prof. (Dr.) Achyuta Samanta. Prof. (Dr.) Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty, General Chair ASSIC 2022, spoke on the importance and applicability of secured and intelligent computing in solving real-life problems.
Prof. (Dr.) Saranjit Singh, Pro-VC KIIT DU, delivered the presidential address in the inauguration ceremony. In his address, Dr. Singh spoke about some intriguing facts about the IT & ITES industries and highlighted how the theme of ASSIC 2022 will address those challenges. He extensively talked about the need of doing translational research that will enable the budding authors and researchers to tackle the intellectual property battle effectively. Dr. Singh outlined the relevance of start-up culture evolving worldwide. He advised the authors and researchers to work more rigorously towards the smart and secured computing that has the potential to open the floodgates of new verticals in the start-up culture.
Dr. Sushruta Mishra gave vote of thanks to all the dignitaries, authors, and other delegates. The inauguration ceremony was attended by more than 100 participants from different parts of India and abroad in hybrid mode.