Every symposium that I have attended has had the following characteristics:
1. Registration, which is completely unnecessary.
2. Distribution of folders, which is completely unnecessary.
3. Girl students turning up in saris, which is completely unnecessary.
4. Stone Cold Steve Austin’s music played during inauguration, which is completely unnecessary.
This semester so far, I have participated in many symposiums conducted at many places, including
I have had many bad experiences in these symposia. I started off wanting to write about these bad experiences, but I am not in the mood just now. What I am driving at here is that I have resolved not to participate in any symposia anymore. By the way, Vinod got his college the rolling shield at
Well, symposia would be a lot better if they would just avoid doing all the four points I have mentioned above. Of course, Point 3 is exempted in certain cases, but that depends on a lot of factors.
Oh yes, Hexaware and Infosys conducted competitions too. They gave the winners employment at their sweatshops. I was selected by Infosys. It was a piece of cake really. The HR manager didn’t even ask me for my resume!
Well, that is that. For more detailed round-ups, call me. Yours Symposially,