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 CARD of 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


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 (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 2017 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 2017 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