The Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF)
organized a full day Contemporary Academic Meet (CAM) on 9th July 2015 at Radha Regent Chennai.
It is a 1st Meet and was attended by 217 participants (represented 7 Country: from
Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and India) those
are in 'Continuous Regular Service in Academic Institution' working in the frontiers
of (i) Agricultural Sciences (ii) Engineering (iii) Health and Medical Sciences (iv) Humanities
and Social Sciences (v) Management (vi) Science (vii) Veterinary and Animal Sciences
The specific objectives of the Meet are the following:
- Contemporary academicians to interact with the key scientists, professors and
leading technologists with sessions on questioning and answering, vision to
techno impediments, solutions and upcoming research developments.
- To focus on the future shape of higher education, technological change
and expectations of the next generation of students.
- To bring together leading academicians and researchers to exchange
and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Higher Education.
- To discuss the implications for university education and research, and higher education policy.
Inaugural Session (Plaza Hall - 9.30 to 10.00)
In the Inaugural session Dr. V. Balasubramanian, Director, VIF welcomed
the gathering, Dr. A. Kalanidhi, Former Vice Chancellor, Anna University, India
delivered the presidential address.
Shri. S. Sendamarai Kannan, I.R.S., Retd. Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, India and
Mr. Shibu Thomas, Associate Director - Projects
are delivered the special address.
The Awards are bestowed to the Winners of the VIFA 2016 by Dr. A. Kalanidhi, Former Vice Chancellor, Anna University, India