TechTalk/Webinar

Journey Through Automating Performance Improvement with RDBMS

Resource Persons: Dr. M. Sabesan (Senior Database Engineer at Amazon Web Services, California; Former Senior Software Engineer at Oracle Corporation, California; Former Lecturer at Department of Computer Science, University of Jaffna)
Held : 8th of August 2020 from 9.30 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. via Zoom

Introduction to Robotics

Resource Persons: Dr. Thrishantha Nanayakkara (Reader in Design Engineering and Robotics, Imperial College London, UK.)
Held : 17th of June 2020 from 1.30 to 3.30 p.m. via Zoom App
Organised by: The Department of Computer Science, University of Jaffna.
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Introduction to Game Development

Resource Persons: Mr. Poorna Perera (3D Artist – LiveRoom)
Held : Session-I on 11th of June: 3.00 - 5.30 p.m. and Session-II on 15th of June: 12.30 - 2.30 p.m.
Organised by: The IEEE Student Branch of the University of Jaffna in collaboration with LiveRoom.
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Eradicating 'Ragging' and Violence from Universities & Higher Education Institutes

Resource Persons: Prof. Harendra de Silva, Dr. Wijaya Jayathilaka, Dr. Prabha Manuratne, Prof. Sujeewa Amarasena, Ms. Malsirini de Silva, and Mr. Dharsha Udayanga
Held : From 5.00 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. on 15 June 2020. 
Register on: https://forms.gle/NJrGKnPLiDjhknAB8

TechOps

Resource Persons: Mr. Misnad Haque (Director-Technology, Virtusa)
Held : from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 06 May 2020 via lifeatvirtusasl Instagram.

Introduction to New QA Trends

Resource Persons:  Mr. Dushantha Pradeep (Lead Consultant - QA, Virtusa)
Held : from 11:30 – 13:00, 22 April 2020 via lifeatvirtusasl Instagram.

IBM AI Solutions on Power – Key features and guided exercises

Resource Persons: Clarisse Taaffe-Hedglin (IBM, USA)
Held : from 11.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon [USA, EST], 23 April 2020 via Zoom conducted by OpenPOWER/Power 9 webinar.

Machine Learning on OpenPOWER Systems for Academic Research

Resource Persons: Dr. Chekuri Choudary, (Technical Lead - IBM Systems)
Held : from 11.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon [USA, EST], 10 April 2020 via Zoom conducted by OpenPOWER/Power 9 webinar.

Latest Research projects (to find cure for COVID-19) using Summit

Resource Persons: Dr. Bronson Messer, (Director of Science at Oak Ridge National Lab)
Held :  on 10 April 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. [USA, EST], via Zoom conducted by OpenPOWER/Power 9 webinar.

Introduction to AI/ML: Fundamentals of machine learning and widespread applications

Resource Persons: Mr. Chathusha Wijenayake (Consultant-Technology, Virtusa)
Held :  on 9 April 2020 from 11:30 – 13:00,  via lifeatvirtusasl Instagram.

Webinar on Zoom Video Conferencing for Research and Education

Resource Persons: Mr. Senevi Herath (Network/Systems Manager of LEARN)
Held : from 11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. [SLT], 08 April 2020 via Zoom conducted by LEARN

Salesforce Session

Resource Persons: Jean Brenda Soudaralingam (Consultant[Salesforce] Virtusa) and S. Thiriyambaga Sarma (Developor[Salesforce])
Held : CUL-1@DSC on 26/01/2020 from 09.00am
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Zero to Hero with GIT & GITHUB

Resource Persons: Ahamed Safnaj (GitHub Campus Expert, Trainee Software Engineer at Virtusa)
Held : CUL-1@DSC on 25/01/2020 from 09.30am
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Importance of Machine Learning in Today's Era

Resource Persons: Prof. Ms. S. Padma (Department of Computer Applications, K.S. Rangasamy College of Arts and Science, Tiruchengode, India)
Held : CUL-1@DSC on 24/01/2020 from 10.00am to 11.00am
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OpenPOWER and IBM AI

Resource Persons: Mr. Ganesan Narayanasamy (OpenPOWER Leader for Academia and research at the IBM Lab) and Mr. Gerard S. Saverimuthu (Technical Sales Leader, Server Solutions, ASEAN, IBM Systems for Cloud Platforms)
Held : CUL-1@DSC on 05/03/2019 from 11.00am-1.00pm
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Building a Foundation for Digital Transformation

Resource Persons: Mr. Regie Yogendran (Senior Technology Consultant, Nascent Markets, VMware Southeast Asia, VMware, Inc.)
Held : CUL-1@DSC on 15/02/2019 from 3.00pm-4.00pm
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NLP Trends and Techniques for Text Analytics

Resource Persons: Dr. A. Ruvan Weerasinghe (Senior Lecturer at the University of Colombo School of Computing [UCSC])
Held : CUL-1@DSC on 05/02/2019 from 9.00am-11.00am
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Why Johnny Still Finds Usable Security and Privacy Engineering So Hard?

Resource Persons: Dr. Nalin Asanka Gamagedara Arachchilage (Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security in the Australian Centre for Cyber Security, and School of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of New South Wales, Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy)
Held : CUL-1@DSC on 19/01/2019 from 9.00am-12.30pm
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Together Let’s Conquer the Tech World

Resource Persons: Ms. Abarnah Kirupananda (Senior Lecturer at the Informatics Institute of Technology, Sri Lanka)
Held : CUL-1@DSC on 18/01/2019 from 2.30pm - 4.00pm
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An Awareness of Blockchain and Crypto Industry and the Opportunities

Resource Persons: Mr. Sarjun Saleem (Co-Founder of Bitrol, UK)
Held : CUL-1@DSC on 15/08/2018 from 11.00am to 12.00pm

"Optimisation on Deep Neural Network" by Dr. M. Muraleetharan

Resource Persons: Dr. M. Muraleetharan
Held : @DSC on 26/07/2018 from 11.00am to 12.00pm

Careers of the future, skill sets needed to grab those opportunities and thriving in the new work order

Resource Persons: Mr. N. Sooriyakumar [MSc Internetworking (Sydney), BSc (Jaffna)] Founder of Education4Everyone, Sydney Australia
Held: CUL-1@DSC on 10th of July 2018 from 4.00-5.00pm

Sharing Experience

The Level-4 students in the present academic year are conducting weekly sessions in CUL-1 to the present Level-3 students to enlighten them on latest technologies that are being used in the IT industries and how to face successfully the interviews in CS-Career Fair’18 based on their experiences gained during the industrial training and CS-Career Fair’17.

Session Date Time Industrial Experiences gained from
1 20/06/2018 3.00-4.00pm Arima and WSO2
2 29/06/2018 3.00-4.00pm Ayapa Tech, Virtusa, VizuaMatix, and Yarl IT Hub
3 04/07/2018 3.00-4.00pm CeyDigital, Dewan Media, Dialog, DesignSoft Technologies, and Way Forward Energy
4 11/07/2018 3.00-4.00pm FiroLab, hSenid, Techorin, and Tiqri
5 18/07/2018 3.00-4.00pm Airport Aviation, Sri Lanka Telecom, Speed IT, and SunTech Technologies

Introduction to Docker And Containerization, With Use Cases (Theory), And A Demo

Resource Persons: Mr. Harihara Balakrishnan, Managing Consultant, IBM and Mr. Gerard S. Saverimuthu, Technical Sales Leader, Server Solutions, IBM Systems for Cloud Platforms
Held : @Room No. 1011, DCS on 20 October 2017 from 8.30am

JMS and Message Brokers by Mr. Indika & Mr. Asanka

Resource Persons: Mr. Indika Sampath(Associate Technical Lead​, WSO2​) and Mr. Asanka Abeyweera​(​Senior Software Engineer, ​WSO2)
Held : @CUL on 28 September 2017 from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.

“Introduction to Deep Learning and Its Applications” By Mr. Thanikasalam Kokul

Resource Person: Mr. Thanikasalam Kokul (PhD Student in Computer Vision @ QUT, Australia)
Held : @CUL on 20 July 2017, from 1.00pm to 2.00pm.

“Erasmus Mundus Promotional Event” By Mr. Pavan Kumar Sriram

Resource Person: Mr. Pavan Kumar Sriram (Founder member of Erasmus+ student and Senior Advisor for the Pro–Rector Research and Development and International Cooperation, Oslo)
Held : @CUL on 14 July 2017, from 1.00pm to 2.00pm.

“What Can You Do with A Computer Science Degree?” By Dr. Yogarajah Pratheepan

Resource Person: Dr. Yogarajah Pratheepan (Lecturer in Computer Science @ Ulster University, UK)
Held : @CUL on 14 July 2017, from 11.00am to 12.00pm.

“Identity and Access Management” By Mr. Sagara Gunathunga

Resource Person: Mr. Sagara Gunathunga (Associate Director /Architect @ WSO2)
Held : @CUL on 12 July 2017

“Industry Expectations, Importance of Communication and Careers in Future” By Mr. Malaka Silva

Resource Person: Mr. Malaka Silva (Associate Director /Architect @ WSO2)
Held : @CUL on 12 July 2017, form 1.00pm to 2.00pm.

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"Architectural Design Patterns” By Mr. Thusyanthan Arulsodhy

Resource Person: Mr. Thusyanthan Arulsodhy,Technical Lead,IronOne Technologies LLC
Held : 09 June 2017

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