IIT Madras to host Inter-IIT Tech Meet from 19 to 22 December 2023

IIT Madras is all set to host the 12th edition of the annual Inter-IIT Tech Meet from 19 to 22 December 2023.

This will be the first fully offline tech meet since the COVID-19 pandemic, say sources from IIT Madras. This year, the event is expected to witness a footfall of nearly 1,000 students across the IITs.

IIT MadrasThey will be participating in 13 competitions ranging from product management, quantum computing, game development, mathematics and cybersecurity, say sources from IIT Madras.

Annual pan-IIT competition

The Inter-IIT Tech Meet is an annual pan-IIT competition, set to test the technical skills of IIT students in solving real-world problems which can impact millions of lives.

This highly-competitive event puts some of the best minds in the country up against one another as they solve challenging issues faced in the world of robotics, Artificial Intelligence, finance and many other fields, for 2 months, finally culminating in the offline meet.

The Inter-IIT Tech Meet will also feature events that are part of the ‘Viksit Bharat@2047’ nation-wide campaign, say sources from IIT Madras

Annual event

Speaking about this annual event, Prof. Satyanaranya Gummadi, Dean (Students), IIT Madras, said they are happy to host the Inter-IIT Tech Meet at IIT Madras and I am sure this four-day event will create an opportunity for the students to learn different things for their career goals.

This is also an opportunity for the like-minded students from different IITs who can also interact and create networking activity among the brightest minds, said Prof Satyanarayana of IIT Madras.

IIT Madras as a host

As hosts, IIT Madras is responsible for coming up with industrial problem statements that the students will be solving.

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It is also providing them a platform to interact with peers, industrial experts and professors through networking events and project showcases.

IIT MadrasSolutions

Over the four days, students will have the opportunity to present their solutions to experts in the field, and forge new relations with peers and industry professionals to drive collaborations which could move the country ahead, say sources from IIT Madras.

The papers and projects showcased at the Students’ Academic Conference and the Engineers Conclave will be open to viewing for the public.

This edition will also be the first one with a ‘no-prep event’ – an event requiring participants to come up with solutions on the spot – since the lockdown.

Convenor

Elaborating further on the event, Prof. Nilanjan Saha, Convenor of the Inter-IIT Tech meet, said, “This meet will bring out solutions of the real-world challenges from the best students within IITs that have a profound impact on environment and society.

This will potentially inspire young entrepreneurs to drive innovation by understanding emerging technologies, he said.

Showcasing their potential

Lauding the IIT Madras students organizing the event, Prof. V. Sriram, Faculty Advisor (Co-curricular Activities), IIT Madras, said it is really amazing to see the young bright minds of the next generation goes beyond the classroom and showcase their potential with the industry-related problems that are need of the hour.

IIT MadrasINTER-IIT Tech Meet Schedule – 19 to 22 December 2023

Ø 19 December 2023: Three panels of the Students’ Academic Conference, with focus on mechanical engineering, manufacturing, civil engineering, nano-tech, bio-tech and robotics.

Competitive student presentations on Quantum computing.

Ø 20 December 2023: 2 panels of the Students’ Academic Conference, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Electronics, Physics and Maths.

Competitive student presentations on chiplet design and game development. Industry presentations by Jaguar Land Rover and Trumio.

Ø 21 December 2023: The Engineers’ Conclave, showcasing 50 projects and prototypes built across the IITs.

Competitive student presentations on quantitative finance, and cryptocurrency trading. Session by the company Aptos, about the domain of blockchain.

Ø 22 December 2023: Competitive student presentations on artificial intelligence and natural language processing, followed by the announcement of the winners of the Tech Meet.

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