The Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF)
organized a full day Contemporary Academic Meet (CAM) on 5th 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 Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Health and Medical Sciences, Humanities
and Social Sciences, Management, Science, Veterinary and Animal Sciences.
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
Mrs. M. Raji,
Dy. Commissioner- Commercial Tax, Tamilnadu, India delivered the Keynote Address
Mr. Shibu Thomas,
Associate Director - Projects, Cognizant Technology Solutions, India
The Meet Speakers list were as follows:
Dr. A. Kalanidhi,
Former Vice Chancellor, Anna University, Chennai, India
Shri. S. Sendamarai Kannan, I.R.S.,
Retd. Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Tamilnadu,India
Shri. M. Pugazhendi,
Retd. District Judge, Tamilnadu, India
Faculty Awards Ceremony
The Venus International Faculty Awards (affectionately known as the VIFAs) scheme was instituted
in the year 2015 by the CARD of 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 2015 is convened by the CARD of VIF & conducted in
accordance with the VIF BOARD MEETING resolution vide
F. No. VIF/MIN/BM-I/2015 held on February 6, 2015 at VIF Head
The VIFA categories reflect a wide
spectrum and the VIFA 2015 invites nominations vide F. No.
VIF/CFN/FA/2015 opened on 17 February 2015 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 2015 Winners List