HSTC 2018:
Connecting Machine Learning, AI, IoT, Blockchain and Big Data together

Technology is so disruptive. We are experiencing it all around us.

If you look in detail, we are moving towards an interconnected world. Machine Learning AI make system self-adaptive. It is studying algorithms to learn and make predictions on the data. Data is the big source for AI. All collected information is given to an algorithm to learn and make predictions, control devices around you with various sensors and having looping back the data into the system to make it more real and accurate. Blockchain technology can be used in tracking billions of connected devices, enable the processing of transactions and coordination between devices.

Some of the examples where we are experiencing this today is – Home Automation, Connected/Driverless Cars, Healthcare, Logistics, Entertainment etc.

The last date for paper submission is June 29, 2018

Submit Your Paper Now!

Please provide an abstract with an outline for your presentation (Min 300 – Max 500 words)

Please mention in 4 to 5 bullet points, what the audience will gain from your presentation

Please provide a profile of around 250 words clearly highlighting your experience and expertise in the topic of choice. Please include profiles of all authors mentioned below.

(Please include details of at least 2 authors if more than one author.)

Indicate which of the above author(s) will be the "Main Presenter" and "Co-Presenter(s)" if selected for a speaking slot.

Backup Presenter Details

Please provide the name of backup presenter with designation, phone number and email id, in case, the Main Presenter will not be able to present because of any kind of last minutes issues for different reasons like personal commitments, travel, project deadlines etc. Ensure that the backup presenter is kept updated on the status and is available for any kind of reviews with STeP-IN technical review committee etc. This field is mandatory if no Co-Presenter is selected.

Specify the STREAM under which the Paper is submitted
Upload your (Smiling) Photo, Presentation & Video

Maximum size 5 MB & Min size (200 x 200) px. Please upload your profile in jpgo or png image with your name. (example: rahul.jpg)

Maximum size 5 MB & Min size (200 x 200) px. Please upload your profile in jpgo or png image with your name. (example: rahul.jpg)

Maximum size 15MB. Please upload your high-level presentation file (slide deck) in pptx or pdf format with the filename as Speaker Name – Organization – Topic (example: rahul-stepin-AgileMethodology.pptx)

Please upload a 5-minute video profile on youtube as per the break-up provided below and share the link. Optionally, you can also provide the youtube link of any of the presentations that you have made earlier in any large conference with a sizeable audience in the last 6 months. Chances of your paper getting selected are higher if you attach a link to any recent presentation. Kindly note that video profile is not mandatory for publications.

The break-up of your video profile will be as follows:

  1. Self-Introduction (1 minute)
  2. Highlights about the presentation (1 to 1.5 minutes)
  3. Take-aways and benefits (1 to 1.5 minutes)


  • There are no honorarium or travel expenses covered by STeP-IN, for the accepted speakers or publication authors.
  • Submissions beyond the deadlines will not be considered.
  • Please take the necessary approvals from your management before submitting your paper.
  • The submitted paper or publication should not have any sales pitch.
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