Plaksha University organized ConfAI, the 2nd Annual Academic Conference on Artificial Intelligence, at the university's Mohali campus between 22-24 March. The initiative aligns perfectly with the university's purpose of reimagining tech education to solve major complex problems of the world.
The aim of the conference was to showcase the potential of AI and Data Science in finding effective solutions to various societal challenges. A disruptor and a leader in driving the next big change in the Indian tech education ecosystem, Plaksha University hosted top academicians, both international and domestic, industry leaders and representatives of other universities and startups to debate and discuss the most recent advances in AI and to use it as means to promote equity in society, while embracing diversity.
The conference focused on fundamental contributions in the areas of AI and Data Science, including the theory of AI, AI for social good and techno-philosophy among others. Prof. Rudra Pratap, Founding Vice-Chancellor, Plaksha University said, "ConfAI has been an initiative of growing interest that has attracted a large number of contributed research papers presenting effective solutions to navigate and address complex global problems in the field of Healthcare, Agriculture, Language, among others.
This year ConfAI was focused on AI & Data Science to level up awareness among our students on the implications of newer technologies and latest research. These kinds of academic conferences remain indispensable to promote knowledge sharing and networking opportunities for all stakeholders and we look forward to hosting more such conferences in the near future."