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Details of ISTE Annual Conventions

 Details of Annual Conventions of ISTE 1972-2018

I Annual Convention, College of Engineering, Guindy, Madras, 20-21 February, 1972 -Role & Objectives of the ISTE. Chief Guest: Prof. Nurul Hassan, Minister of State for Education, Social Welfare and Culture, Govt. of India.

II Annual Convention, NITIE, Mumbai, 17-18, March, 1973. 

III Annual Convention, MREC, Jaipur, 20-21, January, 1974. 

IV Annual Convention, JNTU, Hyderabad, 28-29 December, 1974 - Curriculum Development. 

V Annual Convention, IE (I), Calcutta, 27-28, December 1975. 

VI Annual Convention, Trivandrum, 26-27 December, 1976. 

VII Annual Convention, New Delhi, 25 January, 1978 - The Role of Technical Institutions in Rural Development. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Dr. P.C. Chunder, Minister of Education & Social Welfare, Govt. of India. 

VIII Annual Convention, Patiala, 21-22 December, 1978. 

IX Annual Convention, Bhopal, 12-13 January, 1980 - QIP in Search of Dynamism.Chief Guest: H.E. Shri C.M. Poonacha, Governor of M.P. 

X Annual Convention, Baroda, 28-29 December, 1980 - Technical Education - Retrospects and Prospects. Chief Guest Hon'ble Shri Madhavsinhji Solanki, Chief Minister of Gujarat. 

XI Annual Convention, Bangalore, 22-24 December, 1981 - Technical University and its Role in the Development of Engineering Education in Totality. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Shri R. Gundu Rao, Chief Minister of Karnataka. 

XII Annual Convention, Hyderabad, 27-29 December, 1982 - Management of Technical Education. Chief Guest: H.E. Shri K.C. Abraham, Governor of AndhraPradesh. 

XIII Annual Convention, Chandigarh, 19-21 December, 1983 - New Concepts, Strategies and Emphasis in Technical Education. Chief Guest: Shri K. Banerji, Chief Commissioner, UT Chandigarh. 

XIV Annual Convention, Guwahati, 1-2 December, 1984 - Role of Technical Education in Rural Development. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Mukut Sarma, Minister of Education, Assam.

XV Annual Convention, Trivandrum, 15-16 December, 1985 - National Persepectives of Technical Education in the 1990's. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Shri K. Karunakaran,Chief Minister of Kerala. 

XVI Annual Convention, Allahabad, 10-12 December, 1986 - Role of TechnicalEducation in the Process of National Development. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Shri Bir Bahadur Singh, Chief Minister of U.P. 

XVII Annual Convention, Mysore, 10-12 December, 1987 - Faculty Accountability and Work Ethics. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Dr. Jeevaraj Alva, Minister for Higher Education Karnataka. 

XVIII Annual Convention, Pune, 22-24 December, 1988 - Training of Engineering Teachers: Need for New Areas and Approaches. Chief Guest: H.E. Shri K. Brahamananda Ready, Governor of Maharashtra. 

XIX Annual Convention, Triupati, 19-21 December, 1989 - Excellence in Technical Education. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Shri K. Eswara Kumar, Minister for Technical Education, Andhra Pradesh. 

XX Annual Convention, Vallabh Vidyanagar, 20-22, December, 1990 - Performance Appraisal & Development System (PADS) in Technical Education. Chief Guest: Prof. L.S. Srinath, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. 

XXI Annual Convention, Madras, 14-16, December, 1991 - Technical Education in India - Promise and Performance. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Shri R.M. Veerappan,Minister for Education, Govt. of Tamil Nadu. 

XXII Annual Convention, Indore, 26-28, December, 1992 - Role of ISTE in the Evolution of National Policies on Technical Education and their Implementation.Chief Guest: Shri R.K. Saraf, Director (Personnel), BHEL, New Delhi. 

XXIII Annual Convention, Surathkal , 26-28, December, 1993 - Continuing Education for Engineering Manpower. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Shri Veerappa Moily, Chief Minister of Karnataka. 

XXIV Annual Convention, REC Calicut, 17-19, December, 1994 - Technical Education in the Context of Globalisation of Indian Economy. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Shri K. Karunakaran, Chief Minister of Kerala. 

XXV Annual Convention, VRCE, Nagpur, 29-31, December, 1995 - Private Sector Participation in Technical Education and its Implications. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Shri Dattaji Rane, Minister for Higher & Technical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra. 

XXVI Annual Convention, MREC, Jaipur, 4-6, January 1996 - Technical Education: Prescription, Assessment and Control of Quality and Development Policy. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Shri Lalit Kumar Chaturvedi, Minister for Higher & Technical Education, Science & Technology and PWD, Govt. of Rajasthan.

XXVII Annual Convention, MACT, Bhopal, 19-21, December, 1997 - GlobalInterconnectivity for Technical Education in India. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Shri Narendra Nahta, Minister for Manpower & Planning, Govt. of M.P. 

XXVIII Annual Convention, PAU, Ludhiana, 21-23, November, 1998 - Environment and Development. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Dr. (Mrs.) Upinderjit Kaur, Minister for Technical Education and Industrial Trainning, Govt. of Punjab. 

XXIX Annual Convention, Kongu Engg. College, Perundurai, Erode 10-12 December, 1999 - Management of Technical Education in the 21 st Century. Chief Guest: Dr. V.C. Kulandaiswamy, Former Vice Chancellor, IGNOU, New Delhi. 

XXX Annual Convention, Nirma Institute of Technology, Ahmedabad, 14-16, December, 2000 - Shaping Technical Education for the Future. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Shri Keshubhai Patel, Chief Minister of Gujarat. 

XXXI Annual Convention, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, 27-29 December 2001 - Integrating Human Values in Technical Education. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Shri Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Orissa. 

XXXII Annual Convention, NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, Karnataka, 27-29 December, 2002 - Role of Technical Education for Sustainable Development. Chief Guest: Hon'ble Dr. R. Natarajan, Chairman, AICTE, New Delhi. 

XXXIII Annual Convention, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore; 27-30 December, 2003 - Reaching the Unreached : A Challenge to Technical Education.Chief Guest: Dr. Sahib Singh Verma, Hon'ble Minister for Labour, Govt. of India. 

XXXIV Annual Convention, Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology, Dwaraka, New Delhi 18-20 December, 2004 - Managing Talent for Competitive Edge. Chief Guest : Mrs. Sheila Dikshit, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of NCT, Delhi. 

XXXV Annual Convention, Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Davangere, Karnataka, 15-17 December, 2005 – Disasters : Prediction, Prevention & Management. Chief Guest : Sri H.K. Patil, Honourable Minister for Law, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore. 

XXXVI Annual Convention, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam, Erode Dist., Tamil Nadu, 14-16 December, 2006 – Quality, Sustainability and Social Responsibility : Interfaces of Technical Education in the Context of Globalisation.Chief Guest : Shri N.K.K.P. Raja, Honourable Minister for Handlooms and Textiles, Government of Tamil Nadu. 

XXXVII Annual Convention, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, 17-19 December, 2007 – Excellence in Technical Education through Innovation, Chief Guest : Justice N. Santosh Hegde, Lok Ayukta of Karnataka.

XXXVIII Annual Convention, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar (Orissa), 19-21 December, 2008 – Autonomy and Accountability of Technical Education in Changing Scenario, Chief Guest :  His Excellency Shri M.C. Bhandare, Governor of Orissa.

XXXIX Annual Convention, NIT, Surathkal, Mangalore, 18-20 December, 2009 –Managing Technical Education for Leveraging Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Chief Guest : Dr. Lueny Morell, President, International Federation of Engineering Education Societieis’ (IFEES), USA.

XXXX Annual Convention, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, December 2-4, 2010 – Foreign Universities in India : Challenges and Opportunities, Chief Guest : Prof. M. Ananandakrishnan, Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT, Kanpur.

XXXXI Annual Convention, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College, Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab), December 16-18, 2011 - Role and Relevance of Regulatory Bodies in Higher Education, Chief Guest : Dr. Gurmohan Singh Walia, Director Education, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), Punjab.  

XXXXII Annual Convention, Anurag Group of Institutions, R.R. Dist., Hyderabad, December 20-22, 2012 - Achieving Excellence in Technical Education - Opportunities and Threats, Chief Guest : Dr. V.K. Saraswath, Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri, Govt. of India. 

XXXXIII Annual Convention, Tatyasabeb Kore Institute of Engineering and Technology, Dist. Kolhapur, December 19-21, 2013 - Empowering Technical Education to Address Sustainability and Global Competitiveness, Chief Guest : Hon. Shri Rajeshji Tope, Minister, Higher and Technical Education, Maharashtra.

XXXXIV Annual Convention, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, November 27-29, 2014 -Shaping Technical Education to Meet Challenges Beyond 2020. Chief Guest : Juestice (Retd.) Sri P. Sathasivam, Hon. Governor of Kerala.

XXXXV Annual Convention & International Conference , HVP Mandal's College of Engineering and Technology, Amravati, January 9-11, 2016 -  Challenges & Opportunities in Technical Education in the Era of Sustainable Development. Inauguration by Hon'ble Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister, Maharashtra State; Chief Guest Hon'ble Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister, Road Transporta and Highways, Shipping, Govt. of India.

XXXXVI Annual Convention & National Seminar, Gulzar Group of Institutes, Khanna, Ludhiana (Punjab), February 10-12, 2017 - Intelligent Technologies for Better Tomorrow, Inaugurated by Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.

XXXXVII Annual Convention & National Seminar, Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam (Kerala), January 27-29, 2018 - Transform Student Engineers to Practicing Professionals, Inaugurated by Dr. M.P. Poonia, Vice Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi. 

XXXXVIII Annual Faculty Convention & National Seminar, Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi (Karnataka), 19th & 20th March, 2019 - Technical Education for Smart Society. Inaugurated by Dr. Karisiddappa, Vice Chancellor, VTU, Belagavi.