Honourable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee was the Chief Guest.
Honourable Governor of West Bengal, Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi and Honourable Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Partha Chatterjee were also present in the event along with Prof. Dr. Ajoy Kumar Ray, Director, IIEST, Shibpur and Prof. Dr. Partha Pratim Chakraborty, Director, IIT Kharagpur.
The event was visited by Prof. Dr. D. K. Banwet, Vice-Chancellor, UEM Kolkata and Prof. Dr. Satyajit Chakrabarti, Director, IEM along with 13 students of IEM and UEM.
Students, Alumni and Faculty are invited to submit research papers to this prestigious conference. Accepted papers will be published in the IEEE Xplore digital library.
A delegation of teachers and students will be going to Vancouver, Canada from October 11 to October 19. Then the delegation will go to New York, USA from October 19 to October 29. Students interested in going with the delegation are requested to contact Prof. Sanghamitra Poddar in IEM and Prof. Sukalyan Goswami in UEM Kolkata and Prof. Biswajoy Chatterjee in UEM Jaipur.
The event is recognized by Government of Canada. Last year all the students got 10 years Canadian Visa to attend.
IEEE IEMCON 2016 will give tremendous opportunity for networking with Professors from USA and Canada and other countries. The students will also be able to discuss higher education opportunities in the Professors research groups.