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Workshops/Seminars/Conferences conducted and / or attended

·        Chaired a number of sessions at national and international conferences including the following.

Session chair at Fifth International Conference on Information Technology Convergence and Services organized during February 6-7, 2016 at Sydney, Australia.


Seminars and Conferences attended and/or conducted: A number of Computer Science and Information Technology related seminars and conferences were attended and papers were presented. A number of computer related courses, workshops, seminars, and symposia were conducted. Some of them include the following.

Seminars / Conferences / workshops / symposia attended or organized


(i)                Attended / Paper presented/  Invited Talk/ session chaired

A number of seminars and conferences were attended to present paper, to give invited talk or to chair an academic session.

1.          First Punjab Science Congress held at Punjabi University, Patiala from 28-30 April

           1997 (paper presented)


2.         The  conference   BIG-97   conducted   by   Computer   Society of India,

            Visakhapatnam Chapter at Visakhapatnam from 8-10 August 1997 (paper presented)


3.          National Conference on University Industry Interaction 2001” held in Panjab

           University, Chandigarh from 20-21 February 1998 (paper presented)

4.               Second Punjab Science Congress” held in Guru Nanak   Dev  University, Amritsar

            from 2-4 April 1998 (paper presented)

5.           National symposium on Information Technology jointly organized by IETE

            Chandigarh Centre and CSIO, Chandigarh at CSIO, Chandigarh from 11-12 February

           1999 (paper presented)

6.           International   AMSE   Conference   on   Computer   Modelling,    Simulation, and communication conducted at Jaipur, India: 1-3 December 1999. (paper presented)

7.          Third Punjab Science Congress, held in Panjab University, Chandigarh from December 10-12, 1999  (paper presented)

8.         National Conference on Data Communications, conducted by CSI chapter Chandigarh at CSIO, Chandigarh from April 7-8, 2000  (paper presented)


9.          International conference on Construction Industry and Disaster Management, Inst. of Engineers (India), held in Panjab University, Chandigarh,  from Nov 18-20, 2000 (paper presented)


10.                             The 28th National Conference on fluid mechanics and fluid power held at  Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, from 13-15 Dec. 2001

       (paper presented)


11.                            The 5th Punjab Science Congress on Science & Technology in New Millennium” held at Thapar Institute of  Engineering  & Technology, Patiala from February 7-9, 2002 (paper presented)


12.                        Participated in the Seminar on “Computational Techniques in Physics” conducted at the department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh from 6-7 March, 2002. (attended)


13.                        Attended the 91st Indian Science Congress Association meet January 3 -7, 2004 at Panjab University, Chandigarh. (paper presented)


14.                        National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Networking and Mobile Communication 5 - 6 September 2003 organized by the Institute of Electronics and     Telecommunication Engineers at Panjab Engineering College, Chandigarh. (paper presented)

15.                         World Congress on Natural Disaster Mitigation, 19-22 February, 2004 organized by the Institute of Engineers (India) under the aegis of World Federation of Engineering Organizations at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi (paper presented)



16.                        CME on “Latest Trends in Medical Education organized by Chandigarh Chapter of APPI (Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India) conducted on 20th August, 2005 at Government Medical College, Chandigarh


17.                            The 40th Annual Convention of Computer Society of India, conducted at 

                    Hyderabad, from 9-12 November, 2005


18.                        National Seminar on Empowering the Masses through Technology  

Applications &  Skill Training, conducted by  National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and research, Chandigarh from 1-2,  December 2005 (paper presented)


19.                        National seminar on Emerging trends in Tele-academics 28-29 March, 2008

conducted at Ganpati Institute of Technology & management, Yamunanagar, Haryana. (Key note address)


20.              2nd Chandigarh Science Congress 14-15 March, 2008 conducted at Panjab University, Chandigarh.  (paper presented)


21.              National seminar on  High-Performance Computing conducted at Institute on Engineering and Technology, Tangori  on 27th September 2007  (Key note address and session chaired)


22.              UGC sponsored Sensitivity/Awareness/Motivation workshop on capacity building of Women Mangers in Higher Education conducted from 25th to 29th November, 2009 at D.A.V. College,  Chandigarh  (Resource Person)


23.              Workshop on Emerging Research Trends in Artificial Intelligence (ERTAI-2010) organized by CSI-SIGAI  (Computer Society of India Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence) and C-DAC, Mumbai on April 17, 2010(Attended)

24.              UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Involvement of Women in Computers” organized by Sh. L.B.S. Arya Mahila College, Barnala, Punjab held on 25th February, 2012 (Attended)

25.                        Chaired a technical session on Engineering Science (Computer) in the conference conducted at  Bhartiya Vigyan Sammelan and Expo:  Science for Global Development”, October 11 to 14, 2012 conducted at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar.


26.                        One day workshop on Awareness on e-Governance and National e-Governance Plan”,  7th December, 2012, at Panjab University, Chandigarh.


27.                        Chandigarh Teachers’ Convention: Reorienting Teachers for Value Education on 29th January 2013 at Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Chandigarh.



28.                         Chandigarh Science Congress-“Contemporary Issues and Interdisciplinary Science and Technology for Social Needs”, Chandigarh, 1-3 March, 2013.


29.                        One day workshop on “”e-Governance and National e-Governance plan”, 12th March 2013, at Panjab University, Chandigarh. (participated in panel discussion)



30.                        IETE 44th Mid-term Symposium-“ICT in Space, Defense and Industrial Applications”, Hyderabad, 21-23 April 2013. (paper presented)

31.                        Participated in the panel discussion on “Teaching  Learning Methodologies and Evaluation strategies” in the symposium on Curriculum Revision and Quality Education conducted in the department of Computer Science & Applications, Panjab University, Chandigarh from 16th to 17th August, 2013.


32.                        Two day workshop on Curriculum Revision”conducted at Government College, Sector 11, Chandigarh from December 5 – 6, 2013 (Invited talk)


33.                         National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) workshop held on 5th August, 2013 organized by UIET, at ICSSR Complex, Panjab University, Chandigarh


34.                        Diamond Jubilee Seminar on Leveraging ICT for growth and Development of J& K held on September 13-14, 2013 at NIT, Srinagar


35.                        Half day seminar on MATLAB and Simulink for Engineering Education on  26th September,2013 organized by Mathworks, India held at Panjab University, Chandigarh 


36.                         Publishing Connect Workshop organized by A. C. Joshi Library, Panjab   University, Chandigarh in collaboration with Elsevier on 26th November, 2013


37.                        Women Science Congress (as a part of 101st Indian Science Congress) held at University of Jammu, Jammu from 3rd-7th February, 2014 (Paper presented)


38.                        Seminar on “India in the 21st Century: The Role of Higher Education” organized by Society for Promotion of Science & Technology in India held on February 19, 2014 at Tagore Theatre, Sector-18, Chandigarh


39.                         Spirituality in researchers conference and Meditation retreat on Fostering Research to Build Value-Based Society held from 12-15 September, 2014 at Shantivan, Abu Road, Rajastan. (attended)


40.                         The 9th INDIA Com; 2nd 2015 International Conference on Computing for Sustainable Global Development held from 11th – 13th March, 2015 organised by BVICAM, New Delhi. (session Chaired)


41.                          International Conference on Computational Intelligence: Health and Disease organised by Institute of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh  held from 27-28, December 2014 (paper presented)


42.                        Third International Conference on Innovations in Computer Science and Engineering organised by Guru Nanak Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, Telangana from 7th-8th August, 2015 (paper presented and session chaired)


43.                        Third International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications organized by Academy & industry Research Center at Sydney, Australia from 6-7 February , 2016 (paper presented and session chaired)


44.                        Second  International Conference on Innovative Advancement in Engineering and Technology at Jaipur, organised by Jaipur National University, Jaipur Rajasthan held from 1-2 April, 2016 (Invited talk)


45.                        4th International Conference on Big Data Analytics and Computational Intelligence conducted on 15-16 December 2017 at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh    by Institute of Bioinformatics and Computational Intelligence (IBCI). (Invited talk)


46.                        3rd International Conference on “Innovative Advances in Engineering & Technology”conducted by Jaipur National University, Jaipur on 23-24 March 2018. (Invited talk)


47.                        National Conference on “Innovative Technologies for Computation” on 20th March,2018 at Swami Ganga Giri Janata Girls College, Raikot (Ludhiana), Punjab. (Invited talk)



(ii)             Seminars / Conferences / workshops / symposia conducted / organized

1.     Conducted Evening Course on “Computer Applications” for the faculty and staff of Department of Correspondence studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh from 18-09-2002 to 16-11-2002.


2.     Conducted Evening Course on “Computer Applications” for the faculty and

                 staff of Department of Correspondence studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh   

                 from 11-12-2002 to 08-02-2003.


3.      Conducted a two day workshop on “Networking Trouble Shooting ” from February 10 -  11, 2003, for the faculty of Panjab University, Chandigarh.


4.     Proposed, planned and conducted a Six-day Workshop on “Parallel / Super Computing” from February 24 to March 1, 2003 at the Department of Computer Science and Applications, Panjab University, Chandigarh for Teaching and Research Faculty in the Northern Region.


5.     Evening Course on “Computer Applications” is being conducted for the faculty and staff of Department of Correspondence studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh from 08-04-2003 to 17-05-2003.


6.     Proposed, planned and conducted a two-day seminar on “Emerging Trends in Information and Communication Technologies” from 11-12 March, 2004 at the Department of Computer Science and Applications, Panjab University, Chandigarh from UGC – unassigned grant for seminars / symposia for 2003 – 2004.


7.     Proposed, planned and conducted a two-day symposium on “State of Art research in Information Technology and Computer Science” from 24-25 February, 2005 at the Department of Computer Science and Applications, Panjab University, Chandigarh from UGC – unassigned grant for seminars / symposia for 2004– 2005.

Workshops/Seminars/Conferences conducted and / or attended

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