Apogee 16, Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences BITS Pilani, Technical Fest, Pilani, Rajasthan, 25th - 28th February 2016

Category :
Technical Fest
Event Type:
Venue
Start Date :
25th February 2016
End Date :
28th February 2016
Location :
Pilani, Rajasthan
Organizer :
Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences BITS Pilani

Useful Links
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Apogee 16

About Event

In the heart of Pilani lies a fest that pushes the boundaries of student performance and creativity every year. From presenting papers and projects, to bringing into reality imaginative designs that the student mind conjures up, to the events that enthrall everyone who attends, APOGEE, BITS Pilani's technical fest, has always brought together the brightest minds in technology and engineering over the years, and this year, it promises to be bigger than ever.

Ever dreamed about establishing civilization in Mars? Ever imagined building exciting vehicles and robots with your own hands? Ever wanted to challenge your mind with mind-bending quizzes, word games, and programming challenges? In the final days of February, APOGEE 2016 returns, with a plethora of classics, and many innovative new events.

From the town of Pilani, BITS Pilani welcomes you to APOGEE 2016.

Events

DHITI
APOGEE Innovation Challenge
Robots at War
Full Throttle Grand Prix
Startup Weekend
YouthCon
Hackathon
International Coding League
Airborne
Stock Market Simulation
Texas Instruments- IoT Challenge
I-Strike
Armageddon

Workshops

1.) Android Development.
COST: Rs. 1100/- for each workshop. On-spot registration
Certificates will be given to all the participants

2.) Workshop on Financial Engineering
COST: Rs. 900/- for each worshop. On-spot registration
Certificates will be given to all the participants

3.) Workshop on MATLAB
COST: Rs. 900/- for each worshop. On-spot registration
Certificates will be given to all the participants

4.) Ethical Hacking and Cyber Forensics
COST: Rs. 1100/- for each workshop. On-spot registration
Certificates will be given to all the participants

5.) Surface Computing
COST: Rs. 1100/- for each workshop. On-spot registration
Certificates will be given to all the participants.

PPT Topics

Basic Sciences (Biological Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
Engineering (Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Electronics & Instrumentation, Material Science , Mechanical)
Humanities (Philosophy, Psychology)
Miscellaneous (Economics and Finance, Pharmacy, Management, Environmental Science)

Event Guests

Richard Stallman (Founder, GNU Project)
M J Akbar (National Spokesperson, BJP)

....and more being released. Follow our facebook page for further updates. Previous speakers include Late Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam (Former President), Walter Lewin (Prof. of Physics), Sir Harold Kroto (Nobel Laureate), Ryan Woodward (Producer), Mansoor Khan (Director), John Hoffman (NASA), David Peterson (Game of Thrones) etc.

Pro Nites

Aflatunes (A Capella Group) Abish Mathews

Departments:

CSE ECE IT EEE Instrumentation Mechanical Civil Chemical Energy Pharmacy Industrial BioTechnology MCA Telecommunication Physics BioMedical Mechanics Material Automobile Design

Accommodation

Accommodation will be provided on campus to all outstation participants. Mess coupons can be obtained from the controls desk for eating in the messes. One can also eat at the various cafeterias and restaurants located all around the campus.

How to reach Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences BITS Pilani

Travelling by car/taxi from Delhi

There are four routes to get here, distance is 200 or 220 km depending on route taken and time taken is about 4.5 hours. In preferential order the routes are: Delhi-Jhajjar- Charkhi Dadri-Loharu-Pilani,Delhi-Gurgaon-Dharuheda-Rewari-MahendraGarh- Loharu-Pilani, Delhi-Gurgaon-Dharuheda-Rewari-Narnaul-Singhana-Chirawa- Pilani,Delhi-Rohtak-Bhiwani-Loharu-Pilani.

Travelling by bus from Delhi

In case you prefer to travel by public transport, you need to catch a bus at the Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT), Kashmiri Gate, Delhi. There are frequent buses to Pilani from Delhi from around 4:55 AM to 10:00 PM by Haryana Roadways and Rajasthan Roadways. Contacts: Haryana Roadways (ISBT, Delhi) – 011 23861262 (Loharu) – 01252 258207, Rajasthan Roadways (ISBT, Delhi) – 011 23864470, 011 23864417 (Pilani) – 01596 242263.

Travelling by train from Delhi

There are three trains which run daily from Sarai Rohilla Railway Station (Delhi) to Loharu, which is only 24 km from Pilani. All of them are express trains and take 3 hours to reach Loharu, from where a bus/taxi can be taken for a 40 min journey to Pilani.


Travelling by car/taxi from Jaipur

There are three routes to get here, distance is 209 or 214 km depending on the route taken and time taken is about 4 hours. In preferential order, the routes are: Jaipur-Reengus-Khandela-Jhunjhunu-Pilani,Jaipur-Reengus-Sikar-Nawalgarh-Jhunjhunu-Pilani,Jaipur-Reengus-Chala-Khetri-Chirawa-Pilani.

Travelling by bus from Jaipur

In case you prefer to travel by public transport, you need to catch a bus from the State Bus Terminal (Sindhi Camp), Jaipur. There are frequent buses to Pilani starting from Jaipur from around 4:00 AM till mid-night. Contacts: Rajasthan Roadways (Sindhi Camp, Jaipur) – 0141 2207914, (Pilani) – 01596 242263. Private buses also ply on this route: Vijay Travels – 01596 220321.

Travelling by train from Jaipur

Jaipur – Loharu section is undergoing gauge conversion and no direct trains are currently available from Jaipur to Loharu or Chirawa.

Event Sponsors in Pilani

Apogee 2015 sponsors include Airtel, MTV, Philips, Microsoft, Al Fara'a, TATA, Agmatel, The WEEK, IBM, Galaxy, OYO Rooms, Cleartrip, Ebay, NTPC, RedBus, etc.


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