The Department of Computer Applications organized a two-day visit for students and faculty to the 25th Bengaluru Tech Summit on November 17-18, 2022. The summit, held at the iconic Bengaluru Palace, had the theme 'Tech4NexGen' and brought together a diverse group of innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and policymakers from various technology fields.
The group started their journey from college at 10:45 am and arrived at the venue around noon. The summit featured nearly 500 exhibitors, offering a wide array of opportunities for students to explore the latest technological advancements. Members of startups and other exhibitors enthusiastically shared their ideas and experiences with students. Some even offered internships to eager learners.
Students found the virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI) sectors, robotics, electronics, and biotechnology fields particularly fascinating. Key highlights from the summit included Iverse's use of VR in e-commerce, meat printers for printing human cells and organs using bio-materials, ISRO rockets (PSLV and GSLV), Indian defence technologies, the first telescope, replaceable electric helmets, underwater garbage collectors, Voltron, and several agrotech startups.
The visit provided students with valuable exposure to the latest technology and insights into the applicability of IT in various fields. They came away with a renewed sense of the potential of innovation and ideas to drive significant progress.
At the end of the visit, faculty members and students took group pictures and shared their thoughts on the experience. Overall, the Bengaluru Tech Summit was a highly informative and engaging event that offered a wealth of learning opportunities for participants from diverse backgrounds in science and technology.