3-day event packed with competitions, workshops and talks; cash prize of Rs 2 lakh up for grabs
The heat is on at IIT Bhubaneswar. More than 2,500 students have registered for Wissenaire ’21, IIT Bhubaneswar’s annual techno-management fest starting today, to compete for a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh.
ABP Education is the digital media partner for Wissenaire ’21.
The 11th edition of the the three-day fest will have participants from the likes of College of Engineering and Technology (Autonomous), Bhubaneswar; Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, Andhra University; JNTUK University College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh; International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar; and Trident Academy of Technology, Bhubaneswar.
Here’s a quick look at Wissenaire ’21 --
Keep yourself free: From April 1 to 4.
The theme this year: Transhumanism: Enhancing contemporary technology engendering a new era of engineered humans.
-- Pioneer’s Plan, where young entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas.
--- Colloquia, the paper presentation competition on new ideas and innovations.
-- Math Olympiad, a showcase of your problem-solving skills.
-- Artillegence, a machine learning (ML) competition.
-- Counter Cypher, where coders will fight for the top spot.
-- Quizzaire, a test of your knowledge of the business world, entrepreneurship, and technology and science domains.
-- Sherlock, a story writing competition to show off your writing skills.
-- Shutter, a photography event that invites all shutterbugs.
-- Science-toons, where you can have a blast making memes with cartoons.
-- Workshops on topics like Bridge Design, Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Android app development, and Automobiles and Electric Vehicles.
-- Guest lecturers include Mike Radice, managing director at ChartaCloud Robotics; Avinash K. Singh, founder of India Future Society; and Santosh Hulawale, founder, CEO, and managing director of Indro Robotech.
What the organisers are saying:
“Wissenaire is one of the biggest events in East India. We were looking forward to organising an offline 2021 edition but due to Covid, we had to face multiple challenges. Our team has responded to these challenges and it is wonderful to see everyone working together to make the event successful,” said Shashank Maddali, a third-year undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student and the chief coordinator of Wissenaire ’21.
“Wissenaire ’21 is moving forward with themes related to contemporary technology in the medical field, highlighting the times we are in and the need for medical innovation,” said Rahul Rajeev, a third-year undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student and the core head of Wissenaire ’21.
Click here to register for workshops and competitions.
Click here to register for guest lectures.
Watch the fest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5BuxSvKdHA
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