5th National Level Industry-Institute convention held at PCCE - AARUSH 2019
Padre Conceicao College of Engineering (PCCE) Verna in association with Goa State Council for Science and Technology, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Goa Technology Association (GTA) and Centre for Business Incubation and Acceleration (CIBA) hosted AARUSH 2019: Lighting the Future on 13th and 14th August 2019. This was the 5th edition of the National level industry-institute convention that aimed at addressing various issues of entrepreneurship, bridging the gaps between industry and academia and building up one’s future.
The Chief Guest for the Inaugural function was Dr. R K Singh, Secretary Indian Nuclear Society and Media And Public Awareness Head, BARC. He delivered a keynote address on ‘Atomic Energy for Nation Development’. He took the audience into the world of BARC and made everyone aware of the great potential that nuclear energy has to change the future. He also cited being extremely happy to be present at such a unique industry institute meet and looked forward to coming back to Padre Conceicao College of Engineering for future endeavors. The 2nd keynote was delivered by Mr. Jason Fernandes , COO and Co-founder of AEToken on the topic : Blockchain, the most disruptive 21st century Technology. The guest of honour, Mr. Ganesh Venkatakrishnan from Broadcom, Bangalore spoke about : Decontructing a product ,How are SoCs designed?
The convention featured other sessions by CEOs, Founders and Sr Engineer personnel such as, Mr. Ryan Pinto and Mr. Noel Rodrigues from Innovantix Systems Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Chetan Desai and Mr. Shubhang Borkar from Cyanodoc, Mr. Rohin Parkar and Mr. Malcom D’Souza from Mrinq Technologies LLP, Mr. Ramniwas Mourya from Buoyancy Consultants and Engineering LLP, Mr. George Pais , Optessa Solutions and Mr. Rohan Rodrigues , Mckinsey and Company, Mr. Yadnesh Sanzgiri ,Optel Group, Mr. Anshul Mahale, Sun 360, Mr. Vincent Toscano Uzoorba, Mr. Amit Tamba, Freethink LLP, Mr. Ashley D’Souza, Hexcoderz, Mr. Kunal Kerker from Helix Tech, Mr. Milind Anvekar from Open Destinations infotech, Mr. Raj Kunkolienkar from Nova Semita.
There were career talks by various centres such as: Mr. Dipak Shah, Dy Director from Institute of Maritime Studies, Mr. Shyam Manavat from Maxxcell, Mr. Vishal Agarwal from Lakshya Academy , Mr. Malcom Dias from TIME Goa, Ms Ketakiki from Study Global Goa, Mrs Aarti Desprabhu from Edutek Solutions, and Mr. Ryan Vaz from Infinyt 3D. There was also a project exhibition wherein students from various colleges were provided a platform to showcase their technological innovations. AARUSH 2019 featured a stimulating panel discussion theme as ‘Keep Pace to stay in the Race’. The panel consisted of distinguished guests from Industry such as Mrs Sangeeta Naik from partner and executive director of Digital Goa, Mr. Amey Karmali , CEO CIBA, Mr. Rohin Parkar , Mr. Milind Anvekar, Mr. Ganesh Venkatakrishnan and Mr. Raj Kunkolienkar. The panel discussion was efficiently moderated by Dr. Niyan Marchon, Associate Professor and Head of TPO at PCCE covering many aspects and issues to bridge the gaps between academia and Industry.The Panel discussion was extremely interactive and it was nice to hear about current trends and technologies in the engineering world. Students were able to voice their concerns and the institution took down pointers that could possibly be implemented to make engineering studies more interesting and apt so as to cultivate a society of all round engineers. The Chief Coordinator of the Aarush event was Dr. Niyan Marchon who headed a 20 member PCCE faculty along with a vibrant NSS students of PCCE.