A two days national conference on Recent Trends in Information Technology and its Application in Industry concluded at Bhaderwah campus, University of Jammu. The conference was inaugurated by Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Professor Varun Sahni on 25-9-2011. In his inaugural address he highlighted the importance of Information Technology in developing the small places and making them the core centers of Knowledge Network. National Knowledge Network is a step in this direction when the people at distant places will have the access to latest technologies.Dr. Vishal Goyal from Punjabi University, Patiala delivered the key note address. In his presentation he talked about NLP concept and explained the utility of this technology in future that will help people with different origin and culture conversing in their own languages but understanding properly without having any interpreter.
In the conference eminent scholars in the field delivered talks on the subjects. Prominent among them were Dr. Arvind Kaliya HOD Computer Science, H.P. University Shimla, Dr. Lalit Sen Associate Professor, University of Jammu, Dr. S.K. Bawa Punjabi University Patiala, Dr. Manish Jindal Punjab University Chandigarh, Dr. ChanderKant Verma Dept. of Computer Science Kurukshetra University and Dr. Neeraj Sharma from Punjabi University Patiala. They delivered talks on e-waste and green technologies, Sentimental analysis, Computer network securities, Optical character reader, Biometrics and Artificial Intelligence. In different technical sections thirty-six research findings were shared by the scholars who hailed from different parts of the country. Prof. Rajesh Chouhan, Gurpreet Singh, Sandeep Kour, Dr. P.K. Sharma, Pooja Sharma, Satay Nath Mandal, Nayan, Taniya, Nidhi Sambyal etc. presented their technical paper on various topics.
In valedictory function Prof. DeshBandhu Gupta, Rector Bhaderwah Campus was the chief guest. Prof. Devanand, HOD Computer Science and Convener of the conference were also present. Dr. Shubhnandan Singh, Organising Secretery of the conference proposed the vote of thanks.