Origins of the IEEE CTSoc, Bangalore Chapter

Origins of the chapter

The IEEE Consumer Electronics Society (which was the name of our society before August 2020), Bangalore Chapter was officially inaugurated on November 15, 2010.

A report on the inauguration is available in Report.

Date: Monday 15th November 2010, 9:30 AM onwards
Venue: CEDT (now DESE) Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
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Chief Guests:

Dr. Biswadip (Bobby) Mitra, Chairman – India Semiconductor Association and President & MD – Texas Instruments (India)

Dr. B. S. Sonde, Past Chairman, Centre for Electronics Design & Technology, Indian Institute of Science

Guests of Honour:

Mr. V. V. Srinivasan, Chairman, IEEE Bangalore Section

Mr. K. Ramakrishna, IEEE India Council Member and Past Chairman, IEEE Bangalore Section


9:30 – 9:45 Welcome Address & Inauguration of Chapter
9:45 – 10:15 Keynote Speech by Dr. Bobby Mitra
10:15 – 10:30 Tea/Coffee Break
10.30 – 10:35 Introduction by Dr. Gopakumar, Chairman, CEDT, Indian Institute of Science
10.35 – 11:15 Inaugural Distinguished Lecture by Dr. B.S. Sonde
11.15 – 11.30 Perspectives on IEEE, by Mr. V.V. Srinivasan
11.30 – 11.50 CE Chapter Vision and Roadmap, by Mr. Prabindh Sundareson
11.50 – 12:00 Hawkboard lucky draw & Vote of thanks by Mr. Vijay Harikumar
12.00 – Networking and open interaction

Technical Sponsors:

IEEE Bangalore Section
IEEE Consumer Electronics Society

Inauguration Sponsor:

Sling Media (

Luckydraw sponsor: ( )