This was followed by a panel discussion on the subject of aConvergence of Technology and Management for National Developmenta. The panelists included senior management from Empower Research, TPI India, Oracle, Hansa Research, IIIT a Bangalore, 3 D Solid Compression, Imint Points, and IBM. The panel felt that students should be trained to have a global and a rural exposure; be analytical and creative at the same time; have business process and domain expertise and be able to use technology for enterprise and national development.
The convocation ceremony was addressed by Guest of Honour, Mr NK Palta, CEO, Maini Aerospace. The procession was lead by Board of ISME which includes senior management from Indian Statistical Institute, Quality Council of India, NITTE, Total Environment, Rave Technologies, Makino India and IMRB International. Srishakti Saravana Prabhu, PGPM 2008 batch, was awarded for his outstanding overall performance by Dr Pankaj Chandra, Director – IIM – Bangalore on ISME Convocation the day.