Vice Chancellor and Direcor
Dr S P Mukherjee IIIT,Naya Raipur
Dr. Pradeep Kumar Sinha is the Vice Chancellor & Director of International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Naya Raipur. Earlier he was with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), where he had led National Programs in areas of High Performance Computing (HPC), Grid Computing, and Health Informatics. Dr. Sinha is a Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of Computer Society of India (CSI) and ACM Distinguished Engineer. He is also the recipient of several other awards and recognitions, including the “2011 VASVIK Research Award” and the “2013 Intel Pathfinder Award”. He has also served as the Chairman of the Executive Council of IEEE Pune Section for the year 2014 and 2015.
Dr. Sinha is an educationist, researcher, scientist, inventor, and internationally acclaimed author of computer textbooks, with more than twenty-five years of professional experience. He has significantly contributed to the advancement of Science & Technology and Technical Education. His technical contributions include national projects, HPC systems and facilities, healthcare products and solutions, international patents, a number of technical papers and six books in the area of Computer Science & Engineering. Books authored by him are published and marketed by several national and international publishers. Indian, American, and other Universities across the globe cite his books as textbooks for their courses. On public demand, books authored by him have been translated in local languages like Japanese and Hindi.
Associate Editorial Director
Computer Science and Publishing Development in Springer Nature group
Ms Suvira Srivastav is an Associate Editorial Director, Computer Science and Publishing Development in Springer Nature group. She is part of Springer’s global Editorial Management team managing Computer Science portfolio of the Company and is also responsible for establishing Biomedicine program in the country. At Springer, Suvira has been instrumental in establishing major publishing partnerships that have benefitted Indian researchers and different publishing units of company. Author of two books, a knowledge management expert, an avid writer and a former columnist of leading dailies of India, she brings with her the experience of establishing knowledge networks and programs in the South Asian countries.
Vice President (President Elect) CSI India
Shri Gautam Mahapatra is having 25+ years of Research and Project Implementation experience in the field of IT and Computer Science in Defence R&D organization. Presently as a Scientist-G (DRDO), he is leading the all IT initiatives, of a premier National R&D Laboratory of DRDO. During his illustrious career spanning nearly three decades he has worked as Technology Director IT. He led the design, development and implementation of Enterprise class IT Systems and Applications leading to IT Enablement of R&D Processes. He is steering the Vision of Digital DRDO for IT Enablement of R&D Organization.
He brought completely new dimension to the Defence R&D by implementing Enterprise class IT Applications along with ERP, PLM, e-Governance, e-Procurement, e-Imports, eAnalytics, Big Data & DSS, which have been running successfully. These Enterprise class Application Platforms developed under his technical leadership. This is the First and Only Comprehensive platform in India which is suitable for large R&D Organisation and as a benchmark the same is in process of roll out to pan India DRDO labs and to its Eco System like CDA and Production agencies etc.
IDEA-2k17 is a premier forum for researchers and academicians working in the areas of Big Data, Computational Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning and associated systems and applications, to come together and discuss about advancements in these fields. All these areas deal with handling large data of various types and processing them in real-time or near-real-time to make meaningful decisions and take appropriate actions. Hence, an important and common technology component for all these areas is the type of computer systems used by them. The systems often used in these areas are called “supercomputers” because of their enormous data handling and data processing capability. Today, supercomputers have become the most effective tool for simulation, modeling and data analysis in all domains of science and engineering. Hence, they are considered to be an important tool for innovation. This is the reason why many nations are competing for leadership in supercomputing. In this keynote address, the speaker shall present several real-life examples of how supercomputers are useful for advancements in many domains of science and engineering. Taking this discussion forward, he then emphasizes on the importance of building supercomputing capabilities in India to enable Indian scientists and researchers to carry out cutting edge R&D in all domains for scientific advancement and economic competitiveness of the country. He shall also cover the status of supercomputing initiatives in India and globally.
Presently large organizations need theIT technology that provides the unified business function to the organization by integrating the core processes.By implementing ERP and other IT applications, an enterprise can automate its fundamental business applications, reduce the complexity and force the enterprise itself to take part in the Business Process Reengineering (BPR) to optimize its operations, and finally result in a successful business.All the enterprise class IT applications are now experiencing the transformation that will make it highly integrated, more intelligent, more collaborative, web-enabled, and even wireless. But this class of applications/ IT systems arealso having high vulnerability and high confidentiality in which the security is critical for it to operate. Effectively securing enterprise class IT applicationsfor any large organization’s business,researchers are facing various technological challenges like network security threats, authentication &access control related issues, data breaches, backup & recovery etc. These challenges are very serious and the solutions for those are also changing quickly and responding in real-time to new advances in technology. This speech, introduces enterprise class IT applications, its technology from their evolution through architecture to its products. The effective security solutionsfor enterprise class IT applicationsas well as directions for secure IT systems is also presented.