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?Tech-Era 2006? set to start today

A TWO days national level annual technical festival- Tech- Era 2006 - organised by the department of Electronics and Engineering, HBTI, is all set to start on Saturday.

india Updated: Mar 04, 2006 00:29 IST

A TWO days national level annual technical festival- Tech- Era 2006 - organised by the department of Electronics and Engineering, HBTI, is all set to start on Saturday.

Theme of the event will be wireless technology. Wireless technology like any other technology has both intended and unintended effects. The intended and anticipated effects underline the forecasts of technology optimists, while the unintended or second order effects are often the basis for skeptical critiques.

Students from more than 50 engineering colleges across the country will participate in the festival. i-Bot (robogames) will be the center of attraction of ‘Tech-Era 2006’. While rapid wire is the new technical event introduced this year. Another important event to be organised is an interactive session of institute industry in which guests from the corporate world would take part.

Apart from this, events like ‘Biz Plan’ to sharpen business skills and dodge competitor’s ideas will also be organised.

A paper presentation event - Probe- will provide an opportunity to young scientists to come forward with their research on various aspects of technology. While a model presentation event – Suigeneris - will give an opportunity to scientists to display their models.

An overnight software contest - Vigil - is being organised for hard-core programmers to overcome toughest software problems in one night’s time.

In the infotainment section several events like Bull Yard (debate), Pulse (jam session), Simulacrum (cartoon sketching), Su Doku (numerical puzzle), Astro Quiz (Astronomy Quiz), Acumen (general quiz), Techtics (science quiz) and Kintop (science exhibition) will also be organised.

Convenor of Tech-ERA Sanjay Gupta told Hindustan Times that Professor Dharmendra Singh of IIT-Rorkee, doing research in ‘Chandrayaan’ would deliver guest lecture.

Media coordinator of the event Yogesh Kumar informed that Raj Kumar Mishra of
Reliance Infocom wouldaddress student on the CDMA technology.

First Published: Mar 04, 2006 00:29 IST