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City to host Computer Society national convention

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The three-day national convention of Computer Society of India (CSI) beginning here on December 8, will cover topics like enterprise mobility, data visualisation, internet of things and IT for differently abled.

The purpose of the 51st annual convention of CSI 2016, with theme ‘Digital Connectivity- Social Impact’ is to foster a happy society where digital connectivity is the way of life, CSI national president, Dr. Anirban Basu told reporters here today.

Stating that technology has become an irreplaceable element in various domains such as health care and education, he said that digital connectivity can foster and fasten the growth of a society when it becomes accessible to the common man.

A diverse array of events such as panel discussions, re-convention tutorials paper presentations, guest lectures, case study analysis have also been planned during the convention, in which more than 1,000 delegates from various domains of IT including academicians, corporates, executives from the public sector and multiple other stakeholders, will participate, Basu said.

When asked about computer penetration, organising committee chairman P.R. Rangasamy said that it has already touched 80 per cent and improving fast, particularly in the rural area of the country.

The convention being the most prestigious events in the field of Information Technology will simultaneously host the prestigious 14th e-governance award function, to recognize the best e-governance project from across the country, Rangasamy said.

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