- Conference is completely sponsored by internet giant company ‘Google’
- LPU student is among three students selected from all across India: 2 others are from IIT Guwahati & Institute of Indore
Jalandhar: Totally Google sponsored global technology conference Google I/O is held every year in San Francisco (USA). This year Google has selected a B Tech CSE student of Lovely Professional University Avinash Mishra to participate in the conference for representing India. LPU student is selected along with 12 top professionals from industry & 2 other students from IIT Guwahati and an institute of Indore. It is highlighting that there are 500+ Google Developer Group (GDG) Chapters in 100 Countries across the globe. Avinash is representing GDG Jalandhar constituted at LPU, which is covering the whole of northern region, and this group is ranked 3rd best in India in terms of performance. The two-day Google conference will be held from 25th to 26th June 2014.
Congratulating hard working student, LPU Pro Chancellor Mrs Rashmi Mittal informed: “Our University is empowering its students to get recognitions and acclaims world-wide. I am happy to note that this year once again LPU student is going to participate in the world conference of prestigious company Google, in America. Avinash is one among three students from across India who will represent India at the conference. This is making me proud that our students have started bringing name and fame to themselves and their university in an early phase of their life.”
Google annually sponsors 5000 professionals and students from across globe to participate at Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco, where they talk about high-end technologies. Various sessions are held for Google and open web technologies such as Android, Chrome OS, Google APIs, Google Web Toolkit, App Engine, and more. This 7th annual Google event is supposed to unveil many new products and project: Revamped Google Glass; Nexus 8; Android 4.5; New Gmail; Focus on design; Refocused Google+, and many more.
Jubilant Avinash shared: “I belong to a very humble family. When I joined LPU from a 2000 kms’ remote part of India, I had never imagined that one day I will be able to attend a world level conference representing my country. None of my family members has any know-how about high-end technology developments. Being at LPU, this selection has made my parents and relatives happier. They are also feeling great that their decision to make me continue my higher studies at LPU was indeed right.”