The Computer Society of India: VIT Student Branch, organized a workshop on the 31st of July, 2019 from 11 am to 1pm in the Shakespeare gallery, Technology Tower. The workshop was titled: ‘Introduction to Everything Related To Technology’ and aimed at providing a stepping stone to young students to explore the various niches of tech and how to get started with them. With over 240 participants actively involved in the workshop, it was a well received and extremely effective first step into the world of Tech. The Faculty coordinators for the workshop were Prof. K. Govinda and Prof. K. S. Sendhil Kumar from the SCOPE school. The student coordinators for the workshop were Aban Zafar Ali and Aradhita Bhandari, who are second year core committee members of The Computer Society of India: VIT Student Branch.
The workshop opened with our guest speaker Vineeth S, from Agora.io, who introduced the participants to the Agora platform and how to get started with the same. This was followed by talks led by our own core committee members: David Vehlo took a workshop on Web development and its various subdomains while Kuhoo Sharma took over to speak on App development and its importance in the world of today. Gauri Shankar demonstrated an application by opening the Riddler website, one of CSI’s signature online events, while Saurav M Hiremat delivered a workshop on Machine Learning. This was followed by a talk on Cybersecurity by Rohan Mukherjee and Rishit Bansal.
The workshop then moved onto the design section with core committee members Ruchica Sinha and Sanjana Rai, where they explained and demonstrated the importance of good design, followed by an introduction to UI/UX by Fardeen Khan. Rishabh Mandhana then took over to talk about video editing and its demand in the industry.