One Day CSI Gujarat State Student Convention 2018 was jointly organized by Computer Engineering department, G H Patel College of Engineering and Technology and Computer Society of Indiaon 9thFeb 2018. Convention was inaugurated by Dr. S. G. Patel, Hon. Secretary, Charutar Vidya Mandal, Er. V. M. Patel, Hon. Jt. Secretary, CVM, Dr. Priti Sajja, Professor, PG Department of Computer Science,SPU and Chief Guest, Dr. Himanshu Soni, Principal GCET, Dr Maulika S Patel, Head Computer Engineering department and Convener of the Convention and Prof. Priyang Bhatt and Prof. Kinjal Joshi Organizing Secretaries.
The objective of the convention was to bring together participants from academia from all over the state to showcase their skills and talents in technical field. The main motive was to bring out the competitive domain of students from within themselves and participate among different technical events. Around 343 students from various institutes like DAIICT, BVM, DDU, SVIT, GEC Modasa, ADIT, MBICT etc. participated in the convention. The program covered the keynote lecture by Ms. Hima Patel, Researcher-IBM Research, on Machine Learning, Computer Vision & Natural Language Processing, tech talk by Mr.Dhruv Patel,Team Lead-CN Softnet India PVT,on building & deploying your own chatbot, project expo, and four exciting events.Participants had got good awareness about recent research in the area of Computer Vision and Machine Learning and also grasped demonstration of Chatbot Development. Innovative projects from various fields of computer Engineering were showcased during the project expo.All the projects were judged by Prof P.B. Swadas and Dr N. M Patel,Associate Professor,Computer Engineering department, BVM Engineering College.Putting their skills to test, participants competed with each other in exciting tech & non-tech events with fun.The convention concluded with valedictory along with certificate and Prize distribution by Dr. Maulika S Patel, Prof Priyang Bhatt and Prof. Kinjal Joshi.