10th Industry Symposium held today at KIIT as a satellite event of 16th ICDCIT 2020

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The 10th Industry Symposium was held on 9th January, 2020 in conjunction with 16th edition of ICDCIT. Since its inception in 2011, the symposium has been providing a forum for researchers and practitioners from industry concerning the challenges, findings, encountered obstacles and lessons learned on recent global trends in technology. Keeping the objective of the Symposium in mind, this edition of Industry Symposium has picked the topic: Machine Learning – Theoretical Foundations and Practical Applications.

The Symposium was chaired by Meenakshi D’Souza, International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore, India, organized by Dr. Siddharth Rautaray, Organizing Chair 16th ICDCIT 2020 and conducted by Dr. Manjusha Pandey, Industry Symposium Chair.

The Symposium was graced by Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty, Vice Chancellor, KIIT Deemed to be University; Prof. J.R. Mohanty, Registrar, KIIT DU; and Prof. Samaresh Mishra, Director, KIIT School of Computer Engineering and other delegates & participants across the globe.

The following two invited speakers gave their deliberations on the mentioned topics 

Arunkumar Balakrishnan
Director, ikval Softwares LLP

Title: Challenges and solutions, in developing Convolutional Neural Networks and Long Short Term Memory networks for industry problems.

Dr. Bapi Raju Surampudi
Professor, Cognitive Science Lab,
International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)

Title: The Human Brain and Deep Learning: A Closer Look