Mangaluru, Jul 31: ‘Ceannaire 2018’ - an international conference on ‘Intellectual Property Rights, Entrepreneurship and Leadership Skills’ was organized by the IQAC and Department of Commerce & Business Management of Milagres College, in association with Mangalore University Commerce Teacher’s Association (MUCTA) on August 31, 2018 at Milagres College, Mangaluru.
The conference was inaugurated in a symbolic way by the President Most Rev. Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza, Bishop of Mangaluru, as per the traditional method of Tulunadu. Chief guest Rev. Fr Anthony Serrao, Secretary, Catholic Board of Education, Guest of Honour Prof. Balakrishna Pai, President, MUCTA & Rev. Fr Valerian D’Souza, Correspondent of Milagres Educational Institutions, key note speaker Dr Aloysius H Sequeira, Dean, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (NITK), Resource person Mrs Florine Lobo, Mr Cassin Rodrigues, Vice Principal & Conference Convenor were present on the dais.
Principal Rev. Fr Michael L Santhumayor welcomed the gathering. Chief guest Rev. Fr. Anthony Serrao addressed the gathering saying that each individual has the potential, talent in him which he or she must make the best use of in order to become successful personalities in society. Speaking on the occasion Prof. Balakrishna Pai congratulated the college for organizing CEANNAIRE – 2018 & urged the participants to make the best use of the day.
Addressing the gathering Bishop Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza in his presidential remarks congratulated the management for organizing this international conference which will help to gain knowledge about intellectual property rights, entrepreneurship and leadership skills. He said that leadership is an essential requirement that one must possess to become successful. A leader must have the capability, skills & knowledge to lead his team to achieve its goals. Leader is the one who leads the path. We expect leadership to start from home which is bound by love. Leader will inspire the team members by leading from the front.
Secretary of Catholic Board of Education, Mangaluru , Fr Anthony Serrao in his message said God has gifted everyone with one or the other talents. There is a need to make use of our talents and try to improve as much as possible.
Dr Aloysius Paul D’souza released 'Exploration', a collection of research papers presented by faculty and students of Milagres College.
On the occasion, Bishop Most. Rev. Dr. Aloysius Paul D’ Souza, was felicitated by Rev. Fr Valerian D’ Souza, Correspondent of Milagres College for his leadership & service to the Diocese of the Mangaluru.
Technical sessions were chaired by the resource persons like Mrs. Florine Lobo, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, William Osler Health System, Canada Dr. Christo Selvan, Dean, Department of Commerce, St Josephs College, Bengaluru & Mrs. Eulalia D’ Souza, Proprietress, Lia Travels and Tours, Bejai, Mangaluru dealt with topics such as Leadership Skills, Women Entrepreneurship, Facts, Opportunities and Challenges of IPR. Around 135 delegates, research scholars, staff & students in & around Karnataka participated in the Conference. Ms. Lavita Pereira, Organising Secretary compered the program and Mr. Cassin Rodrigues, Vice-principal Conference Convener, proposed the vote of thanks.
The Conference was concluded with Valedictory Ceremony Dr. Christo Selvan, Dean, Department of Commerce, St Josephs College, Bengaluru, Prof. Balakrishna Pai, President, MUCTA, Dr Harold Monis were the dignatories on the dais.
International conference on intellectual property rights and leadership skills at Milagres