Society of the missionaries of St.Francis Xavier, Pilar, Goa, Agnel Region
Padre Conceição College Of Engineering
Affiliated to Goa University, Approved by AICTE
 



Technical Events

Technical Report

Intercollegiate Tech fest ,TECHYON2017

Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Verna, hosted TECHYON 2017 in association with Numadic on the 13th and 14th of October 2017. TECHYON 2017 is an annual inter-collegiate technical festival which included technical events that were held by four departments: AAVISHKAR (ETC department), TURBULENCE (Mechanical department), DotSlash (Computer department) and Mindspark (IT department)

Staff and students from each department coordinated events like Robowars, Hackathon (building of software or applications), Hardwired (circuit building), Technical Quiz, Code Crunch, Line-follower, Electronics Art, Debate and many more technical events where students across all branches could participate.

The Chief Guest for the inaugural ceremony was Mr. Kishore Kumar (Chief Executive Officer, Vedanta Limited, Sesa Iron Ore Business). Distinguished guests Ms. Jaspreet Walia (HR Manager, Infosys - Bangalore) and Ms. Elvina Halli (Communications Lead, Numadic) were also present. Mr. Kishore Kumar addressed the gathering of staff and students and spoke about application of technology in different fields. Ms. Jaspreet Walia emphasized on the need for the students to participate in such technical events and hence widen their knowledge. Ms. Elvina Halli gave a presentation on the skills required by engineering students. Fr. Victor Rebello, Director, Agnel Technical Education Complex, Dr. Mahesh Parappagoudar, Principal, PCCE welcomed the gathering and requested the students to make the most of this opportunity.

Mr. Kishore Kumar declared the event open and wished the students the best of luck. A short film on the event was featured during the inaugural ceremony. The event Hackathon (building of software or applications) hosted by computer department was powered by Numadic, Panjim and CIBA, Verna. The event Ideate, hosted by computer and IT departments was powered by CIBA. Weave the Web, hosted by the IT department, was powered by Umang Software Technologies, Margao, Robosumo, hosted by the Mechanical department was powered by Glazetek Systems, Margao and Electronics Art, hosted by the ETC department was powered by BrushFlicks, Goa. During the inaugural ceremony a short film was featured on each of these companies. TECHYON 2017 saw participation from engineering students all across Goa and was a grand success.

The events were co-ordinated by the following faculty members Mr. Amey Wadekar, IT department, Ms. Shona Afonso, computer department, Ms. Jillian Cotta, ETC department and Mr. Marvin Fernandes, Mechanical department. The overall faculty co-coordinator for TECHYON 2016 was Ms. Alzira Xavier.

Report on E-Cell committee installation 2017-18

The E-cell committee for the year 2017-18 was installed on Engineers Day on 15th September 2017. At this event a session was organized for the faculty and students on the topic ‘Automation in the Industry and best practices’ delivered by Mr. Yadnesh Sanzgiry, Technical Support Specialist (Instrumentation) and Mr. Shamba Shet, Internal Project Manager from Optel Vision India Pvt. Ltd. During this event the student’s E-Cell committee for the year 2017-18 was also installed.
Fr. Victor Rebello, Director welcomed the gathering. Dr. Mahesh Parappagoudar, Principal also addressed the gathering and spoke about the revolution that the engineers have brought into the society. The E-cell team is guided by Mr. Niyan Marchon, Associate Professor and TPO and Ms. Alzira Xavier, Assistant Professor and Assistant TPO. .

Intercollegiate Tech fest ,TECHYON2016

Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Verna, hosted TECHYON 2016 – An annual inter-collegiate Tech-Fest on 6th and 7th of October 2016. Techyon included technical events that were held by four departments: AAVISHKAR (ETC department), TURBULENCE (Mechanical department), DotSlash (Computer department) and Mindspark(IT department) Staff and students from each department coordinated events like Robowars, Hackathon (building of software or applications), Hardwired (circuit building), Technical Quiz, Code Crunch, Line-follower, Electronics Art, Debate and many more technical events where students across all branches could participate.

The Chief Guest for the inaugural ceremony was Dr. Pandurang Kamat, Chief Architect, Innovation and R&D at Persistent Systems. He delivered the keynote address and shared his view points on Innovation and digital transformation. Fr. Victor Rebello, Director, Agnel Technical Education Complex addressed the gathering and encouraged the students to work on the technical ideas and also motivated them to implement the same. Fr. Seby Rodrigues, Assistant Director, encouraged the students to participate in the events in true sportsmanship. Dr. Luis C. Mesquita, Principal, PCCE welcomed the gathering and requested the students to make the most of this opportunity. Dr. Stephen Barretto, Registrar and Head of Basci Sciences and Humanities department introduced the chief guest.

Dr. Pandurang Kamat declared the event open and wished the students the best of luck. A short film on the event was featured during the inaugural ceremony.

The event Hackathon (building of software or applications) was powered by Persistent System Limited, Verna-Goa and Electronics Art was co-ordinated by BrushFlicks, Goa. Ms. Farheen Sayed, Founder and CEO, Brushflicks is an ex-student of PCCE. The event Hackathon was a 24 hour event where 28 teams comprising of three members each participated from colleges across Goa.

TECHYON 2016 saw participation from engineering students all across Goa and was a grand success.

The events were co-ordinated by the following faculty members Mr. Amey Wadekar, IT department, Ms. Shona Afonso, computer department, Ms. Dhanusha Prabhu, ETC department and Mr. Dattaprakash Vernekar, mechanical department.

The overall faculty co-coordinator for TECHYON 2016 was Ms. Alzira Xavier.





Intercollegiate Tech fest ,TECHYON2015’unveiled at PCCE

Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Verna, organized TECHYON 2015 - A College Level Tech-Fest which is an annual technical event on 14thand 15th September 2015. Some of the events featured in this competition were Robowars, Hackathon(building of software or applications), Hardwired (circuit building), Technical Quiz and Code Crunch. The ‘Team Pacers Racing’ Go Kart, developed by the students was also displayed. The Chief Guest,was Mr. Durgadas Mohandas Surlakar,Senior Manager at Putzmeister Concrete Machines PvtLtd,.In his Key note, he spoke on different types of concrete pumps they manufacture. one of which is BSA 14000, used to pump concrete up to 600 metersto build BurjKhalifa , a world record.Prof SufolaChagas Silva e Araujogave the vote of thanks and coordinated the event.