The CAM 2017

Meet Code: CA17EN03SN-007

Type: Academic Workshop

Normalized Pub. Name: 3rd Contemporary Academic Meet

Acronym: CAM 2017

Event Date: July 8, 2017

Location City: Chennai

Location Country: India

205 Delegates

Overseas: 20

Domestic: 185

Represented Countries: 6

Represented Institutes: 110

3rd Contemporary Academic Meet - CAM 2017


This page provides a summary of the 3rd Contemporary Academic Meet, hosted by The Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation(VIF) on 8th July 2017.

    The Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) organized a full day Contemporary Academic Meet on 8th July 2017 at Green Park Chennai.

    It is a 3rd Meet and was attended by 129 participants (represented 6 Country: from England, United States of America, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and India) those are in 'Continuous Regular Service in Academic Institution' working in the frontiers of Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Health and Medical Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Management, Science, Veterinary and Animal Sciences

The specific objectives of the Meet

    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.



This Meet provided an opportunity for participants to share knowledge and explores the Groundbreaking strategies, Influential Trends, and best practices that define effective solutions adopted in the fields of Higher Education.

In many ways the meet is unique: the traditions of being by invitation only, have always been intended to promote intense and positive discussion between the experts in the field.

The intent of the meet is not archival publication, but rather to provide a forum to build community and to stimulate discussion, new insight and experimentation.

In the Inaugural session

Mrs. M. S Sudha
Director - VIF and Program Chair of this meet welcomed the gathering

Dr. Deborah Andrews
London South Bank University, England delivered the presidential address

Dr. Myat Thu Thu Win
AIMST University, Malaysia delivered the special address.

Sessions (Vijaya Hall - 10.30 am to 2.30pm)

The Meet Speakers and the titles of their talks were as follows:

Dr. Deborah Andrews
London South Bank University, England
- The Holistic University: Integrating Res., Enterprise & Teaching in Sustainable Design & Engg. education

Dr. Kiran K Velpula
University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, USA
- Reversing Warburg Effect in glioblastoma through EGFR-PDK1 interplay

Dr. Chijioke J Nwalozie
De Montfort University, England - 'Collective Patriotism – A Panacea to Corruption in Nigeria

Dr. Thinagaran Perumal
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
- Consumer-Centric Internet of Things: Catalyzing the Need for Interoperability'

. Dr. Naresh Kumar Samy
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
- Entrepreneurship Education: The Challenges and Prospects

Dr. Myat Thu Thu Win
AIMST University, Malaysia
- Research in Model Organism

Dr. Somashekhar S. Hiremath
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
- Mechatronics: Current and future trends

Faculty Awards Ceremony

The Venus International Faculty Awards (VIFA) scheme was instituted in the year 2015 by the Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF).

    It is presented yearly during the Contemporary Academic Meet (CAM) conducted during July month of the year. The award scheme has a Criteria, Standards, Regulations, Application Form, Expert Committee and Judging Process etc that are governed by the Board of Trust.

    The VIFA 2018 is convened by the CARD of VIF & conducted in accordance with the VIF BOARD MEETING resolution vide F. No. VIF/MIN/BM-II/2017 held on March 7, 2017 at VIF Head Quarters. The VIFA categories reflect a wide spectrum and the VIFA 2018 invites nominations vide F. No. VIF/CFN/FA/2017 opened on 15 March 2017 from eligible individuals those are in 'Continuous Regular Service in Academic Institution'

The nominees are selected based on the Expert Committee report and Apex Committee recommendations.

Click here to view VIFA 2017 Winners List