ERODE People Thinker's Forum: Book Festival, Municipal VOC Park, 10 a.m.

PERUNDURAI Kongu Engineering College: Department of Management Studies and Industry Institute partnership Cell, Management development programme on SPSS for DIET faculty, MBA Block, 9.30 a.m.; Instrument Society of India: S. Senthil, Assistant Engineer, Sashasayee Paper and Boards, Pallipalayam speaks on Distributed Control Systems and HART, A.M. Natarajan, Principal presides, Homi J. Bhaba Seminar hall, 10.30 a.m.; Mechatronics Engineering Department, M.

Jayaraman, Professor speaks on Friction stir processing, CAM Lab, 4.30 p.m.; ECE Department and Technology Business Incubator, Training programme on Multimedia, college premises, 4.30 p.m.; Technology Business Incubator, Training programme on Wireless Embedded system, TBI Centre, 4.45 p.m.; Technology Business Incubator, Training programme on Programmable DSP, TBI Centre, 4.45 p.m.; Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, S. Durgadevi, Lecturer speaks on Zero Voltage switching boost converter, EIE department library, 5 p.m.

Erode Sengunthar Engineering College: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Special course on Cisco Training programme, college premises, 10 a.m.; EIE Department, Inauguration of EIE Association: B. Mohan, Plant Engineer, TNPL, Pugalure inaugurates, J. Sudhanandhen, Correspondent presides, Seminar hall, 11 a.m.; ECE Department, Inauguration of ECE Association, V. Sundar, General Manager, Telecom, Erode inaugurates, J.

Sudhanandhen, Correspondent presides, Seminar hall, 3 p.m.; Mechanical Engineering Department, CAD/CAM software courses in Ansys and Edge CAM, college premises, 5 p.m.

SATHYAMANGALAM Bannari Amman Institute of Technology: Information Technology Department, Workshop on Search Engines, Satya Sai Prakash, Director, Center for Digital Earth, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore inaugurates, A. Shanmugam, Principal presides, Mechanical Seminar hall, 10 a.m.; Computer Application Department, Inauguration of Association, S.M. Jebanesan Croos, Head, Systems, Elgi Tread (India) Ltd, Coimbatore inaugurates, A. Shanmugam, Principal presides, MCA Seminar hall, 3 p.m.; Fashion Technology Department, Inauguration of Association, N. Thirukumaran, CEO, ESS TEE Exports, Tirupur inaugurates, A. Shanmugam, Principal presides, Textile Seminar hall, 3.30 p.m.; Computer Application Department, training programme on Java 1.5 by Mindware Private Ltd, Bangalore, MCA seminar hall, 4.30 p.m.; Information Technology Department, Short-term courses on Java and J2EE and VB DotNet, IT Lab and EEE Seminar hall, 5 p.m.

GOBICHETTIPALAYAM P.K.R. Arts College for Women: Department of English, Inauguration of M.A. English Literature and English Library Association, Mrinalini David, Principal, CSI Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore inaugurates, college premises, 10 a.m.

KOMARAPALAYAM SSM College of Engineering: Entrepreneurship Development Cell and Department of Computer Studies, Free PC Hardware and Basic Network programme, seminar hall, 10 a.m.