An International Conference on Skills, Engineering & Technology

Shifting Sands: Insight Driven India

ICSET 2016

June 24th – 25th  2016

About ICTAK International Conclave – ICSET 2016

ICT Academy of Kerala is organized its maiden International Conclave on Skills, Engineering & Technology- (ICSET) on the theme “Shifting Sands: Insight Driven India”  on 24th and 25th Jun-2016. The main objective of the conclave is to bring closer the Academia, Industry and Government to discuss, deliberate and exchange of ideas about enhancing Skills among the budding professionals on Engineering & Technology. The conference provided immense opportunities for faculty members & research scholars of engineering discipline in showcasing their research work to Industry and academic experts. In the era of fast developing world of technology, there is something which put you one step ahead, is generation of ideas.

This conference sets a platform to explore the ideas emerging technologies and to improve their awareness on recent trends in the field of engineering & technology discipline. ICSET – 2016 comprises various technical discussion, panel discussions and paper presentations which uplifts the competence and skill of the individuals. It focuses on bringing up together researchers, academicians, Industrialists and practitioners across the International level to explore the technological advances in Engineering, Technology and Skills. The conference held on 24th, 25th June 2016 at Travancore Hall, Technopark, Trivandrum. The conclave was attended by College Management, Industry Professionals, Principals, Professors, HoDs, Faculty Members, Parents & Students.

We invited papers from faculty members and research scholars on the above theme which has been divided into further sub-themes. The papers were peer reviewed by an expert committee and selected papers were given an opportunity to present during the conference and those papers are published in the ICTAK International Journal Convergence (ISSN: 2454-5848) as well.



Chief Patron

  • Shri. S D Shibulal
    Chairman – ICTAK


  • Shri.P H Kurian IAS
    Principal Secretary, Dept of IT
  • Shri.Santhosh Kurup
  • Dr.K M Abraham
    Additional Chief Secretary, Dept Of Higher Education
  • Smt. P A Shyla
    Joint Secretary, Finance, Govt. Of Kerala
  • Dr.K Kesavaswamy
    Global Head, Academic Interface Program, TCS
  • Dr.Sandya Chintala
    Vice President & Executive Director, Sector Skills Council, Nasscom
  • Shri.Ganapathy Venugopal
    CEO, Axilor Ventures
  • Shri.V K Mathews
    Chairman, Ibs Software Services Ltd
  • Shri.Alexander Varghese
    Chief Administrative Officer, UST Global

Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Kuncheria Issac
    Vice Chancellor , APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  • Dr. Achuthsankar S. Nair
    Professor, Department of Computational Biology & Bio-informatics
    University of Kerala
  • Dr. Prahlad Vadakkedath
    Associate professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
    National University of Singapore
  • Dr. Rajasree M.S
    Director and Professor
    Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala
  • Shri. Dinesh Thampi
    Center Head
    TCS, Cochin
  • Shri. Sunil Jose
    Center Head
    Infosys , Trivandrum

Technical Committee

  • Dr. Radhakrishnan
    Professor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  • Dr. Ramachandran
    Professor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  • Mr.Veera Raghavan KJ
    Head Knowledge office ICTAK
  • Riji N Das
    Knowledge officer ICTAK

Invited Speakers

1 L. Radhakrishnan IAS, Cahirman, Kerala State Innovation Council- Govt. Of Kerala
2 Prof.Mitheleswar Jha, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
3 Raj Sekar, CEO-Global Leadership Partnership & Former Director – IBM
4 Alexei Levene, Cofounder, Stealth, London, United Kingdom
5 Paul Kronenberg, Cofounder, Kanthari, Trivandrum, Kerala

Organising Committee

1 S. D SHIBULAL, Chairman, ICT Academy of Kerala and Former Managing Director and CEO- Infosys
2 SANTHOSH C KURUP, CEO- ICT Academy of Kerala
3 P.H. KURIAN, IAS, Principal Secretary (Industries & IT), Government of Kerala
4 K.M. ABRAHAM, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary (Finance, Purchase & Higher Education), Government of Kerala
5 P A SHYLA, Joint Secretary (Finance), Government of Kerala
6 K. KESAVASAMY, Global Head, Academic Interface Program, TATA Consultancy Services
8 V.K. MATHEWS, Chairman & Managing Director- IBS Software Services
9 GANAPATHY VENUGOPAL, Director, Axilor Ventures Pvt Ltd
10 S NARAYANAN, Vice President & Centre Head, Quest Software

 Conference Chair

Dr. Manoj A S
Sr. Knowledge Ofiicer- ICTAK

Publication Chair

Mr. D Sreekanth
Knowledge Ofiicer – ICTAK


Mr. Pradeep A S
Knowledge officer – ICTAK


Mr.R.Gopinathan Nair
Chief Fincial Officer- ICTAK



Call for Papers

Original Contributions are solicited on topics covered under broad areas such as (but not limited to) Computing:

Sr Skilling India Sr Digital India-Continues Sr Make in India
1 Education vs Skills 10 E-commerce & E-governance 1 Information Technology and Business Process Management
2 Training & Development 11 Human Computer Interaction 2 Electrical Machinery
3 Standards & Quality 12 Internet & Web Applications 3 Electronic Systems
4 Skills Innovation 13 Multimedia Tools & Applications 4 Construction
5 Developing world skills 14 Natural Language Processing 5 Biotechnology
6 Knowledge Workforce 15 Numerical & Symbolic Computation 6 Automobiles and automobile components
7 Role of Govt. in Skilling India 16 Pattern Recognition 7 Renewable Energy
8 Urban vs Rural skills 17 Robotics & Automation Startup India
9 Skilling and Employability 18 Security & Cryptography 1 Technovation
10 Labor Market Information System (LMIS) 19 Social Networking 2 IOT
Digital India 20 Software Engineering 3 Education and Education Technologies
1 Artificial Intelligence 21 Theoretical Computer Science 4 Manufacturing and Service
2 Bioinformatics & Biomedical Engineering 22 Mobile Applications 5 Health Care
3 Computer Games, Computer Graphics & Virtual Reality 23 Wireless Communication & Mobile Computing 6 E-Commerce/ Online market
4 Computer Networks Clean India 7 Energy
5 Data Mining & Information Retrieval 1 Smart City 8 Agriculture
6 Database & Information Systems 2 Cut the carbon 9 NanoTechnology
7 Digital Signal & Image Processing 3 Clean and Green drive 10 Rural and Social Entrepreneurship
8 Digital System, Logic Design & Embedded Systems 4 Water and Sanitation 11 FoodTec
9 Distributed & Parallel Processing 5 E Toilets

Paper Submission

Only on line submission is allowed. All papers should be submitted through easy chair.Click here to follow the link .IEEE format should be followed strictly.

Important Dates

Last date of paper submission May 20, 2016 – June 6th , 2016
Notification of Acceptance May 25, 2016  June 10th , 2016
Last Date of Registration & Camera – ready paper submission May 31, 2016  June 15th , 2016

Venue & Accommodation

Park Centre, Technopark Campus, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala India.


Accommodation will be provided at FREE of cost by ICT Academy of Kerala


Dr.Manoj A S
Conference Chair-ICSET-2016
ICT Academy of Kerala

Phone: +91 471 2700811, Mobile : +91 9895788699

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