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Jamshedpur: As a part of Productivity Week Celebrations 2019, a Conference on “Leveraging Artificial Intelligence & Simulation Techniques: A force multiplier for Productivity Improvement”, was held at the SNTI Auditorium today.
Sudhansu Pathak, Vice President, Steel Manufacturing, Tata Steel was the Chief guest on the occasion while Suprakash Chaudhuri (MD, Siemens Industry Software India) and Prof. Sudeshna Sarkar, (Professor and Head, Computer Science & Engineering Department, Head – Centre for Artificial Intelligence, IIT Kharagpur) were the Guest Speakers.
Speaking on the occasion, Sudhansu Pathak said, “Though AI is still in its infancy it has immense potential to bring in revolutionary changes in the way systems work.” He added that in today’s uncertain and dynamic world scenario, AI & Simulation play a vital role for better understanding of the system as also for Productivity improvement.
The Conference aimed at disseminating information on Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Simulation to Engineers, Practitioners, Researchers and Service providers working in AI & Simulation across different disciplines in industry, in service, and in the academic field.
The Conference had presentations by delegates of various industries, group companies and educational institutes. The presentations were judged by an internal Jury comprising of Mr. Sudipto Sarkar and Dr. Sumitesh Das of Tata Steel.
Tata Steel has been organizing the Productivity Week since 2014. Over the years, it has held workshops, conferences, panel discussions and seminars to sensitize and disseminate information on the importance of productivity. These along with many other initiatives have helped the organization in improving its overall productivity. The Conference this year was witnessed by internal and external delegates, professors and students from varied institutions.