Fest Name: MindBend 2012 Organising College Name: NIT Surat – Gujarath Fest Type: Technical Fest Fest Start Date: 10th October 2012 Fest End Date: 13th October 2012 Fest Info: Mindbend is the annual technical festival of SVNIT Surat. Mindbend started in 1995. It has been witnessing active participation for 17 years and has seen amalgamation of ideas and practical exposure.
It has been a platform for inspiring innovation and promotes engineering students of diverse disciplines from various colleges across the nation; and urges them to create, share and propagate their initiatives. Apart from being a technical festival, it also caters to audience from management, commerce and other varied disciplines; owing to the versatility of the events and the location of the institute.
Over 15,000 students from more than 52 schools and 50 colleges from across the country are expected to take part in the four-day event which will have lectures by eminent personalities, tech expo, mega quiz, robotic workshop, etc.
Models of futuristic technology will be on display at tech expo whereas at the Science fair working models made by school students will be on show.
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Many interesting events are scheduled for this edition of Tech Fest :
Robotics Events :
- Contrahacer :- Design two bots-a manually controlled and an autonomous bot that can traverse through the maze and reach end point using image processing of gestures produced by the manual bot.
- Levitacion :- Does Air hockey fascinates you!!!Come and build a bot that shoots up the puck in the opponents goal before the time rides out. The team to make first 7 shoots in opponent’s goal qualifies.
- Terminator 1.0 :- Design and construct a remote controlled robot capable of fighting a one on one tournament.
- RoverReconnoiter :- Build a robust Manual Bot which can outlive the rocky, topsy-turvy terrain. Accept the challenge, strike the crags, endure the obstacles and reach the top.
- Line stalker :- Build an autonomous bot reaching the finish point of given track with multiple branches following shortest path in minimum time.
- Doodle Jump:- Build a bot to reach at the top before your opponent does climbing all the stairs and hurdles on your way.
MANAGERIAL EVENTS :
AD-VENTURE – An online presentation of an advertisement on any topic.. Short listing.. And then the second round will include giving the teams a topic on the spot and making and presenting an add on the same.
BULLS & BEARS – Virtual share market
BUSINESS BAZIGAR – you will be given a fixed amount of money, and the task will be to multiply it as much as one can in a stipulated amount of time. By doing whatever stuff.
B-PLAN – A presentation on a self proposed business model that focuses on issues like sustainability, value-for-money, profitability, etc.
QUIZ– can be a management-cum-informal quiz with questions like ‘how many time has financial emergency been imposed in India’ and ‘the kumbhmela is not held at which place out of the following?’
Ancient India Quiz
MOCK CAT and MOCK GATE
Contact Name: Chaitanya Dhumal Mobile Number: +91-9898705054 Email: Chaitanyadhumal@Yahoo.Com Website: http://www.mindbend.in/index.html Registration Link: http://www.mindbend.in/index.html Fest Submitted by: NA