TECHFESIA-2018, a two-day gathering of creative minds kick starts at IIIT-Sri City

Sri City, September 21, 2018: – TECHFESIA, a two-day gathering of creative minds was inaugurated by Mr. Josh Foulger, Country Head and MD,Foxconn International and Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy, Founder MD, Sri City in the presence of Prof. G. Kannabiran, Director, IIIT and the senior faculty, in a colourful ceremony held on Friday at the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Sri City.

Delivering the welcome address Prof. Kannabiran, said that the the two-day event, packed with competitions in some of the promising fields of technology, will showcase  the epitome of the future of technology, ranging from artificial intelligence and cryptography to healthcare and robotics, etc., ”The event marks the  beginning of an exceptionally ambitious annual technology meet, and we plan it to make a national level event by next year, and international level subsequently,” he added.

Appreciating the organisers for selecting the latest areas in information technology for deliberating in the techfest, Mr. Josh Foulger presented the latest trends in the information technology and mentioned, “Further, Artificial Intelligence is going to to disrupt the present day technology, offering incredible opportunities.”

Addressing the gathering Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy said that IIIT Sri City is very unique in many aspects, particularly its location, as it is situated among the world famous manufacturing industries. Describing the saga of Sri City, he mentioned how the entire region, which was very back word till recently,  got transformed into a bustling economic zone.

Over seventy delegates, representing some of the renowned technical institutions like, IITs, IIITs and private universities. During these two days, they take part and discuss on important areas, viz. topbot, medtech hackathon, racing car event, hack the code, quadrotor, etc., Dr. Shivram Dubey, Dr. Rajendra Prasath and Dr. Raja Vara Prasad, the senior faculty are the coordinators of the event.