SB Events

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Version Control workshop

Date – 4TH AUGUST 2015
Number of participants – 10

A Version Control workshop was conducted for IEEE members of CET. The participants were familiarized with version control system and GIT. Github was used for this purpose. All participants were made account on and made a central repository for all. Git was installed locally on every participant’s machine and basic commands like add, commit etc. were practiced locally. After the remote git is set up, all the participants collaborated on the central repository to learn how git actually works. During the session, we also discussed how open source projects works using git and how we can contribute to them.


11 Reasons why i will never hire you – A talk by Arjun R Pillai

Arjun R Pillai, Vice Chair, Products & Services IEEE Young Professional conducted a session on the topic “11 reasons why I would not hire you “. As the title suggests the topic deals with how companies do their recruiting and how we as potential recruits should be facing the interview board. The session started with a small talk on RESUME. The speaker spoke at length about how a professional resume should look like. That it should be short and to the point. Then he went on to speak about the common mistakes made by candidates appearing in the interview like not asking questions to the interviewer, not dressing up well, avoiding eye contact with the interviewer, not presenting yourself to the interview board well etc. He then talked about the importance of doing an internship. He mentioned that out of all the resumes that an interviewer receives those with internship really stand out among the crowd. In the end came Hand Shakes. He stressed on the importance that handshakes have in interviews. He brought out one person from the audience and shook hands with him. He then talked about how a handshake should be and how important it is.

Date: July 24, 2015                                                      Session by : Arjun R Pillai
No. Of Participants: 20


How to Turn Your Idea into a Paper

The session began with Tarun Sathesh, Chairman, IEEE RAS CET chapter, introducing the Speaker, Rejin Narayanan, CEO INGEN Robotics and Chairman IEEE RAS, Kerala Section. Rejin, himself, has published numerous papers in international conferences across the globe.   An enlightening session about the procedure in publishing a paper, how conferences differ and how important publishing in the right conferences for the right reasons is, followed. The session showed us the right way forward to publishing a paper. The crowd had a chance to clear their doubts in the interactive session afterwards.  Activities concluded for the day after Hari Krishnan, Vice Chair, IEEE RAS CET chapter, delivered the vote of thanks.

Date: July 21, 2015
No. Of Participants: 72


Python Workshop

Date  : 18 july 2015
Number of participants : 10

A python workshop was conducted for IEEE Members of CET. The session gave the participants a basic idea on how to write a program in python. The session included the difference between python and other programing languages, about how it deals with data types, definition of classes and functions, data structures like list and tuple etc.


24 Hour Hackathon

A 24 hour hackathon was held at CET starting on 26th March 2015 at 4pm. The aim of the hackathon was to enhance the skills on backend web development. There were around 10 participants. During the hackathon, the participants were familiarized with Web development and CMS based on Python Django. About 4-5 Apps were developed during the hackathon. Participants collaborated through github repositories and some of the apps were published as open source. The first hour was spent to install the necessary software and setup for the hackathon. In the next 4-6 hours participants were familiarized themselves with basic concepts of MVC (Model View Controller) Structure of a web backend, Object oriented programming in python and front-end based on Twitter’s Bootstrap framework. We’ve also discussed about different types of servers, ports, types of frameworks etc. before beginning the actual coding.

Date : 25th March 2015
No. Of Participants : 10


Best Fresher 2015

Best Fresher 2015 was a two week long event for first years from CET. The entire competition consisted of four rounds where the candidates were shortlisted down to five finalists. The rounds included ice breaking sessions, Group Discussions, ADZAP, Shipwreck and idea presentations. The competition was conducted mostly by very active volunteers from 2nd and 3rd year.

Date : 3rd March 2015
No. Of Participants : 50