PIMPRI CHINCHWAD EDUCATION TRUST's
PIMPRI CHINCHWAD COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
The 5th cPGCON, which is an annual conference for the computer post graduate students, was held at the Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering (PCCoE), Nigdi on 25th and 26th March 2016. The event was organized in association with BOS Computer Engineering and Savitribai Phule Pune University. The conference was graced by the presence of honorable academicians which included the chief guest Dr. W. N. Gade, VC, SPPU, Dr. V.H. Patil, BOS Coordinator and Dr. Y. P. Nerkar, Coordinator, Faculty of Engineering, SPPU and industry experts such as the keynote speaker Dr. Hemant Darbari, Executive Director, CDAC, Pune and Dr. A. M. Dixit, Chairman, ACM Pune Professional Chapter. The dignitaries and the participants were welcomed by Dr. A. M. Fulambarkar, Principal, PCCoE, Dr. K. Rajeswari, Convener, Dr. A. D. Thakare, Coordinator, Mr. S. S. Sambare, Co-coordinator, cPGCON.
An opening speech was given by Dr. K. Rajeswari. She added..
Over the years, the cPGCON has established itself as torch bearer for innovation and qualitative research. This year, PCCoE made many value adding contributions to the conference. The anti- plagiarism software was used to ensure that only the original research papers were presented. Dedicated cPGCON App for the participants, which was developed by the students of PCCoE, provided the attending students with up-to-date details of the schedule and guidelines.
The conference rightly embodied the principle of improving day-today tasks by implementing technological solutions. This year, the focus was on encouraging students to manifest their ideas into startups. The conference being outcome driven, envisions the student ideas being incubated either by the industry or the academic institutes. The presenters with the best ideas would be provided with an opportunity to interact the industry experts.
The eminent personalities on the dice expressed their views:
Dr. W.N. Gade. Vice Chancellor, SPPU Pune
This is an important event and engineering faculty can lead to solve societal and environmental problems. He emphasized if all the colleges contribute with originality of research and with public perception, the university ranking will move ahead. He referred anti-plagiarism is a most unfortunate things in all educational institute. He addressed to student, “Be honest to yourself and honest to the institute, Quality comes with honesty”.
Dr. Varsha Patil, Coordinator, BoS Computer Engineering SPPU Pune
She appreciated the efforts taken by Computer Engineering Department, PCCoE for organizing cPGCON 2016. She further added, ideas presented in cPGCON 2016 can be converted into the products and 25% of the best project can be selected for the proposed exhibition and identified as start-ups.
Dr. Hemant Darbari, Executive Director, CDAC Pune.
Has delivered useful information on High performance computing, Internet of things and multilingual facility.
Dr. A.M. Fulambarkar, Principal PCCoE, Pune
Research should understand the problems of unprivileged peoples and offer the solutions. He further added, research should results in improving the quality of life.
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