Wednesday, April 14, 2010

DSY @ MAHENDRA ENGINEERING COLLEGE

This was out 13th DreamSpark Event at Mahendra Engineering college, Tiruchengode on 16th April 2010.

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This event was organized by the CBEUG MSP, Kennedy Singh and Sathya Narayanan. Varma, Ramkrishnan, Krish, Kusumakar, Gopinath, Venkat and Harini were the other MSP who joined them. They pulled off the DreamSpark Yatra amazingly well.  We had more than 250 students in a single hall with a mixture of students coming from various departments like MCA, Computer Science, Electronics, Electrical and IT.

Unfortunately, I couldn’t be a part of this event.

 

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Saturday, April 10, 2010

CBEUG – COIMBATORE USER GROUP

 

This is a promotional post :D.

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Who are we?

We are a not-for-profit, UserGroup run by the students and recent graduates, for the students. Its members are interested in Evangelizing Technology , innovation, leadership and management.

Not-For-Profit

We have a financial and External Relation Process in place where we are able to generate profits and conduct future events with it hence improving the growth of the UserGroup. We are supported by Microsoft, GITCA, Ineta, Leadcap and YUVA Unstoppable.

UserGroup

We do not represent or encourage participation of any form of government.

By the Students, for the Students

Our Usergroup provides a platform for the students to experiment and explore their leadership quality and improve the tech-savvy in them so that they have a positive impact on the society by sharing information with their peers.

Evangelizing Technology & Innovation

The main aim of the Usergroup. We share the knowledge Fruit with peers, providing them opportunities to innovate and realize their dreams. We encourage participation in various events held by the Stake Holders (eg. Imaginecup)

Leadership and Management

We provide Leadership opportunities in our Usergroup. The Usergroup maintains a hierarchy so that proper management is facilitated.

Our Vision and Mission

Vision To realize the true student potential of the city.

Mission We create Revolutions Each Step, implementing team work and mentorship.

What are our Values?

* Bringing Change

* Inducing Belongingness

* Providing Experience

* Unveiling Innovations

* Growing Together

Our Impact:

We enable young people to discover and develop their potential, acknowledge their innovation and provide leadership for a positive change on society

How we do it?

We provide the members with an integrated development experience comprised of various Student Programs like CBEUG ‘+’ Agent, the Microsoft Student Partner Program and other Microsoft Student Oppotunities. YUVA Unstoppable, Leadcap helps in providing leadership opportunities, internships and participation in an exciting learning environment. We also provide opportunities from such programs to Educational Institutions like deployment of email services (Live@edu), Academic Alliance with the Microsoft Developer Network, Online training for students and Faculty (Faculty Development Program, IT Academy) and so on.

How do I be a part of CBEUG?

Simple, visit the website http://www.cbeug.org, register yourself and open yourself to the updates on the latest technology. Send us a mail at recruitment@cbeug.org if you have any queries relating to become a CBEUG ‘+’ Agent. Wait, what is a CBEUG ‘+’ Agent? A CBEUG ‘+’ Agent is the CBEUG representative of a particular Educational Institution. He/She has the opportunity to lead the tech-club started in his college and attend the meetings of CBEUG. He also has a first hand experience on organizing events and working along with the other CBEUG Members. The advantage of being a ‘+’ Agent is to easily become a part of the student programs CBEUG is associated with, as the CBUEG ‘+’ Agent would be provided with recommendations and Endorsments from our end to make the recruitment easier. You can become one, if you have the right attitude, the right mindset to learn things, a bright perspective, and a good command over the English language. Your real experience in life begins @ CBEUG. Create the change in you.

What do we do?

We have a particular pattern in which we work. We make sure that everyone who is a part of CBEUG undergoes each and every stage

Learn

The student is first inducted into the usergroup and a basic idea of what CBEUG does is enlightened. The student is then made to develop the essential skillset that is required.

Organize

Upon organizing events, a lot of qualitites such as planning, leadership, teamwork, etc., are touched upon.

Mentor

This phase, the student trains other new recruits by sharing their experiences and knowledge

Lead

Leadership opportunities are provided to the student where complete exposure is given in terms of responsibility and professionalism

Evangelize

This phase is all about improving one’s public speaking skill. Sharing knowledge is what one learns here

Certify

We encourage students to take up corporate certification exams, this would enable the student to obtain a different learning perspective. Vouchers and discounted exam opportunities would be provided to select CBEUG-ians.

Innovate

We encourage students to implement new ideas and apply what they have learnt throughout their journey in CBEUG.

Events what we have Conducted

Coimbatore Student Summit(CSS) Erode Student Summit(ESS) Professional Developer Conference(PDC) CBEUG Conference Young Achievers forum (CLV) Community Launch Bootcamp(BC) Hands on Lab(HOL)

Audience Covered Till Date

We CBEUG-ians are really proud to maintain this asset. We have technically touched the lives of approximately 25,000 People since 2007. DreamSpark Yatra is another campaign by Microsoft started in 2010. During this campaign CBEUG Reached out and evangelised to more than 10 Cities, which includes: Erode, Trichy, Namakkal, Salem, Rasipuram, Karur, Thanjavur, Kanchipuram, Wayanad (Kerala) and so on.

 

CBEUG MAP

 

Future Plans

We are focusing on a better experience providing organization where students get the actual knowledge required, which cannot be taught with the help of books. Experience that can shape an individual. We are aiming towards creating a tomorrow where every individual is capable of comprehending to the current trends of technology.

Press Report

 

1. Student Developer Conference 2007
http://www.hindu.com/edu/2007/08/27/stories/2007082750640200.htm

2. Hindu Interview
http://www.hindu.com/2007/12/14/stories/2007121458210200.htm

3. Professional Developer Conference 2008
http://www.hindu.com/2008/04/02/stories/2008040254630500.htm

4. Student Developer Conference 2008
http://www.thehindu.com/2008/09/14/stories/2008091450370200.htm

 

Find us @

 

 

Website:

http://cbeug.org

 

http://dreamspark.cbeug.org

 

Facebook page:

http://facebook.com/cbeug

 

Twitter:

http://twitter.com/cbeug

 

Youtube Channel:

http://youtube.com/cbeug

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

DSY @ NMAM INSTITUTE, NITTE

 

This time we were invited as guests to NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte.

We were excited about the idea about going to Mangalore for a DreamSpark Yatra. This event was so hyped up, we decided to make our presence there.

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We started on the 3rd April night and we were there on the afternoon of the 4th April. The climate was boiling hot and it was so irritating.

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This event was organized by Karthik and Shreyas, MSPs of NMAM institute of Technology, Nitte on 5th April 2010. We had more than 900 students with a mixture of MCA, Computer Science, Electronics, Electrical from various years

The other chief guests were

Dr. N.R. Shetty, President, ISTE

Mr. Rohit Bhat, CEO Robosoft

Mr. Naren Koduvatt, MD, i-point

 

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The guests were felicitated by the college Principal and HOD Computer Science.

They had planned for a full day technical event with a little bit of fun.

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We started with the regular Microsoft Academic Initiative which included Microsoft Student Partner Program, CBEUG - Coimbatore User Group and Dreamsparkyatra.

Immediately after that we had a session by me on Robotics Studio. This time it was on the latest Robotics studio 2008 R2. A demo of a simple programming in robot was shown.

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The afternoon was a mixture of sometechii, nontechii and fun stuff. We had a very cool and interactive session by Abhishek Suresh on Kodu and Powerpoint 2010. He explained the various latest features of it. Then we had the usual Tech GyaanMasala. As this session was a Hit in all the other events, we made it mandatory.

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Students were very keen throughout this session and were amazed by the cool features.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

DSY @ ARUNAI ENGINEERING COLLEGE

This tine we were invited as guest speakers at Arunai Engineering College, Thiruvannamalai On 27th March 2010.

 

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Thiruvannamalai a city 300km from Coimbatore, famous for its Shiva Temple. So this becomes our 8th city and 9thDreamspark event. This event was organized by Santhosh the MSP of same college. The way they organized the entire event was commendable. We had more than 300 students with a mixture of MCA, Computer Science, Electronics, Electrical

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The guests were felicitated by the college Principal and HOD Computer Science.

We had planned for a full day technical event with a little bit of fun

We started with the regular Microsoft Academic Initiative which included Microsoft Student Partner Program, CBEUG - Coimbatore User Group and Dreamsparkyatra.

Immediately after that we had a session on the Introduction to the .Net Framework. used my .net framework example. Krish’s session on Windows Mobile followed. A demo of a simple program was shown, the audience were highly impressed by this session. After that was the interesting session by Abhishek Suresh on Windows Presentation Foundation, usage of simple terminologies and everyday items he clearly explained the concept.

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The afternoon was a mixture of some techii, non techii and fun stuff. The session was followed by the session by Abhishek Suresh on Windows Azure. He explained the various latest features of it. The audience responded to all the questions posed and the session was fun. Then we had the usual Tech GyaanMasala. As this session was a Hit in all the other events, we made it mandatory. Students were very keen throughout this session and were amazed by the cool features.