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Bengaluru, 28 February 2023: Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology (NMIT) hosted the 8th International Conference on Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication, and Applications event (ERCICA 2023), which brought together experts and enthusiasts from across the field of emerging technologies.

The event featured a range of keynote speeches, panel discussions, and workshops, all focused on the latest trends and developments in computing, information, communication, and applications. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research and development, network with industry leaders, and gain insights into how emerging technologies are shaping the future of their respective fields.

The conference was graced by the presence of prominent dignitaries including Shri D.V. Sadananda

Gowda, the Former Chief Minister of Karnataka and Former Minister of Railways of India, Govt.of India, Speaking on the occasion, he mentioned “We are thrilled to see NMIT’s commitment to innovation and inclusive approach by expanding their focus on computing fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Analysis, Cryptography, VLSI, Embedded systems, and more. This effort towards empowering the start-ups and creating leadership qualities among youngsters will undoubtedly contribute to India’s digital transformation.”
“Moreover, the dedication of NMIT towards research and development has resulted in the establishment of 10 Centers of Excellence, including Cyber Security, Quantum Computing, Women Empowerment, and more. Such initiatives by NMIT will undoubtedly benefit society and improve living standards. Conferences like these are a great platform for researchers and scientists to share technical knowledge and create innovative solutions for the challenges posed by the present situation. We appreciate the role played by institutes like NMIT in nurturing the creativity of students and bridging the gap in student development.”, he added.

The keynote speakers, special invitees, and guests of honor included Dr. Mohit Gambhir, Director, Innovation Cell, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India; Dr. Bijay Kumar Sahu, Senior Regional Manager & Head (IPFC-TISC), National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), Govt. of India; Dr. Kalidas Shetty,

Founding Director of Global Institute of Food Security & International Agriculture (GIFSIA), Professor of Plant Science & Associate Vice President for International Partnerships & Collaborations, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA; Mr.Brian M Tande, Dean of the College of Engineering and Mines, Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA; Shri. K. Karan Kumar, Corporate Coach & Education Enthusiast; Shri. S.R. Vishwanath, Chairman, Bangalore Development Authority and MLA of Yelahanka; Prof. N.R. Shetty, eminent educationist and the Chancellor, Central University of Karnataka; Shri. G. Nambi Ganesh of Tata Elxsi ; Sri. Jaidev Venkataraman of Continental India ; Smt. Bineesha Payattati of the International Institute of Waste Management.

They brought their own unique perspectives and insights to the event. Topics covered included artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Speaking on the occasion, Dr.H.C. Nagaraj, Principal, NMIT and the Conference Chair, ERCICA 2023, Dr.Prasad N.H, HOD-MCA and Program Chair, ERCICA 2023, and Dr.Nalini N, Professor & Head-CSE, Dean- Students’ Welfare Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and Program Chair, ERCICA 2023, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology said “We are extremely honored to have had the privilege of hosting distinguished dignitaries such as Shri Sadananda Gowdaand other keynote speakers at NMIT’s ERCICA event. Their presence has not only graced the occasion but has also inspired and motivated our students and researchers to strive for excellence and make significant contributions in the field of computing and technology. We are grateful for their invaluable insights and support, and we look forward to continuing this tradition of collaboration and innovation in the future. I am thrilled to see the success of the NMIT ERCICA conference, which provided a platform for researchers, engineers, and scientists to come together and share their expertise in the field of computing and information technology. The discussions and ideas exchanged at this event will undoubtedly have a significant impact on the development of technology in India and beyond. It’s heartening to NMIT to take a proactive approach towards empowering students and professionals alike through such conferences.”

The event also featured a series of panel discussions, allowing attendees to engage in lively debates and discussions on topics ranging from the ethics of artificial intelligence to the impact of emerging technologies on the job market.

NMIT’s ERCICA is a platform for researchers, industry leaders, and enthusiasts to come together and discuss the latest trends and developments in emerging technologies. The event was a testament to the growing importance of these fields, and we look forward to seeing what new breakthroughs and innovations will emerge in the coming years.

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