December 2, 2021 @ 8:00 am - December 3, 2021 @ 5:00 pm IST
The inaugural session was held on December 2, 2021. The anchor for the event, Ms. Gayatri
Venugopal, Assistant Professor, Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research,
Symbiosis International (Deemed University), welcomed the participants and esteemed
dignitaries. This was followed by a virtual lamp lighting ceremony.
Prof. Dr. JatinderKumar R. Saini, General Chair, 2021 IEEE Second International
Conference on TEMSMET spoke about the conference and also about IEEE as being the
largest technology-oriented organization, and how Pune city has grown as an IT hub. Dr.
Saini also mentioned that Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research completed
37 years since its foundation.
Prof. Dr. Dhanya Pramod, Dean, Faculty of Computer Studies, Symbiosis International
(Deemed University), spoke about the latest trends in technology. Dr. Pramod also spoke
about TEMSMET and how the conference would help in strengthening the connection
between entrepreneurship and technology.
Mr. Girish Khilari, Chair, IEEE Pune section, spoke about the social impact of TEMSMET,
and how TEMS will bring all these areas together. Mr. Khilari spoke about the establishment
of the IEEE Pune Section and the various activities carried as part of this initiative.
Honourable Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Pro-Chancellor, Symbiosis International (Deemed
University), spoke about the impact of technology on humanity. She emphasised on the
importance of the societal application of concepts taught to students. She also spoke about
keeping this aspect in mind while designing the curriculum.