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International Conference on Machine Intelligence & Data Science Applications

International Conference on Machine Intelligence and Data Science Applications

In association with NGCT Society (MIDAS 2020) (4th-5th September,2020)

The one of the kind and probably the 1st International conference hosted in Uttarakhand during the COVID Pandemic.

The  "International Conference on Machine Intelligence and Data Science Applications“  in association with NGCT Society hosted by University of Petroleum and Energy Studies ,Dehradun  concluded  on September 5th ,2020 .The Conference was conducted in virtual mode in wake of Covid-19 .

The inaugural ceremony kicked off on 4th September ,2020 and  commenced  with address by Hon’ble Chancellor  Prof. (Dr.) S. J. Chopra ,Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Sunil Rai, Co Patron MIDAS 2020 Prof. (Dr.) Manish Prateek- Dean, School of Computer Science ,VP NGCT Society Prof.(Dr.) Amit Aggarwal -Director, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Institute of Technology, Tanakpur.

To mention specially, the conference received well-wishing message from the office of Honble Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi ji for the success of conference apart of Honble HRD Minister Dr. Ramesh Chandra Pohriyal, Honble CM of UK Sh. Trivendra Singh Rawat and Minister of Higher Education Govt of UK Sh. Dhan Singh Rawat.          

Prof. (Dr.) K.K. Aggarwal ,Chairman, NBA, New Delhi graced the Inaugural ceremony as the Honorary Chair and Chief Guest .He lauded the efforts  of UPES to keep learning going during the pandemic and talked about the importance of webinars at this time .He congratulated and concluded his speech adding ”Hats off to the people who think of next generation of technology since we do not know whats going to happen ” .He further said that “Quantum Computing is going to take the digital world ahead .”

The conference hosted  eminent  speakers and session chairs from USA, Australia, France, Bangladesh. Dubai, Uzbakistan , Egypt and South Africa .

The Conference concluded with the Valedictory Session that was graced by the presence of Shri Sanjeev K Varshney -Head International Relations ,Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, (Department of Science and Technology ) as Chief Guest of the ceremony .

Conveners Dr. Tanupriya Choudhury and Dr. Ravi Tomar updated that Total 112 papers were presented in 11 sessions during the 2 days and 12 best paper awards were provided based on the external session chairs from research institutes and laboratory’s internationally. Mr Amitava alongwith conveners delivered vote of thanks.

Presence: Dr Manish Prateek, Dr. TP Singh, Dr Amit Agarwal