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ETDT - 2020
National Conference
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National Conference


Emerging Trends in Digital Technologies-2020

(ETDT - 2020)


One Day National Conference on Emerging Trends in Digital Technology-2020 (ETDT’20) is jointly organized by SVKM’s Usha Pravin Gandhi College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Vile Parle Mumbai and Institute of Forensic Science, Government of Maharashtra.

The main aim of the conference is to inculcate the attitude of research in young researchers. This conference will create an awareness of new digital technologies in networking, security and digital forensic. This conference will provide a platform for fruitful interaction among the researchers, nation-wide.


Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal is a public charitable trust registered under the Societies Registration Act and Bombay Public Trust Act. SVKM has always been committed to the cause of providing high quality education at various levels. After beginning its journey in the early 1930's, SVKM has blossomed into an educational colossus that has attained national recognition in multiple streams of higher education.

Usha Pravin Gandhi College of Arts, Science and Commerce

SVKM's Usha Pravin Gandhi College of Arts, Science and Commerce was stablished in 2003. In its journey during the past 17 years it has grown in strength from 150 students from its inception to a total strength of 1680 students today. The college is affiliated to University of Mumbai and offers professional degrees in under graduate and post graduate streams like Mass Media, Management and Information Technology.

Institute of Forensic Science

The Higher and Technical Education Department of Government of Maharashtra is committed to create a world class curriculum in Forensic Science to educate the different class of people of society to counter this global techno-crimes scenario. Different Forensic Science Courses are formulated by the highly professional members of the study committee, formed by The Higher and Technical Education Department of Government of Maharashtra to meet the need of the upcoming students, agencies involved in crime detection namely police officers, Forensic scientists, medico-legal Doctors, Judicial officers, media people, journalists, corporate organizations etc. in a scientific and legal way. The Institute was established on 17th August 2009, in Mumbai, and also in Aurangabad and Nagpur.

Objectives of the Conference

The main objectives of this conference are:

1. To identify the research gaps in the diverse domain of security and forensics science and its integration to address data security and human safety

2. To identify various research problems in the domain of digital technologies and forensic science

3. To provide the common platform to exchange ideas among the researchers and industrial practitioners

Advisory Committee

  • Dr Anju Kapoor - Principal, Usha Pravin Gandhi College of Arts Science and Commerce, Vile Parle
  • Dr Jairam Khobragade - Director, Institute of Science, Government of Maharashtra


  • Ms Smruti Nanavaty, Assistant Professor, I.T. Department, Usha Pravin Gandhi College
  • Ms Neeta Khobragade, Assistant Professor, Institute of Forensic Science

Organizing Committee

Ms Swapnali Lotlikar

Mr Bhupendra Kesaria

Dr Manisha Divate

Dr Neelam Naik

Mr Milind Meshram



Call for Papers

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

Track 1: Computer Networks and Information Security

  • Networking and communications
  • Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • Wireless Systems
  • Mobile and ubiquitous computing
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Ad-Hoc and Sensor Network
  • Cloud Computing
  • Mobile Computing
  • Distributed Computing
  • Biometric and Bio-informatics
  • Control Systems and System Identification
  • Cyber security
  • Management Information Systems
  • Identity Management
  • Cloud operations and Security

Track 2: Digital Forensic

  • Information Security and its forensics
  • Forensics of Vulnerable system
  • Forensic after hacking
  • Android and iOS forensic
  • Embedded System Security and forensic
  • Computer and Network forensic
  • Investigative techniques and judicial process

Track 3: Security Management and Applications

  • Enterprise security
  • Software vulnerability and assessment
  • Security in banking and insurance
  • Mobile security
  • Privacy protection
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Social Networks
  • Digital Business and Practices
  • Healthcare Technologies
  • IoT and Data Management
  • Information Technology in Education



Paper Submission
  • The full-length papers will be limited to maximum seven A-4 pages (IEEE Research Paper template) which will be published in the proceedings. 
  • Please mail a soft copy of your original and un-published manuscript in prescribed (.docx) format at
  • All papers submitted to the conference will be reviewed by the experts in relevant areas and reviews will be forwarded to the authors. 



Conference Publications
  • All the accepted paper(s) must be registered by at least one of the author(s) in order to present it in the conference.
  • The paper without registration will not be sent for the publication and will also not appear in the Proceedings. 
  • All accepted and registered papers will be published in conference proceeding with ISBN.
  • All the selected papers will be sent for publication in Scopus Journal(s) / UGC-CARE Journals and will be published on the terms and conditions of the respective journals.
  • The fee for publication in the journals is not included in the registeration fees and will be borne by the authors.



Important Dates

Submission of full-length paper

5th January 2020

Acceptance Notification

15th January 2020

Camera Ready Paper Submission

30th January 2020

Last date of Registration

10th February 2020

Conference Date

27th February 2020




Registration Guidelines:

Registration fees details are as follows.


Registration Fees (Rs.)

Industrial and other delegates




Students, Research Scholars and Co-authors







The registration may be confirmed on the receipt of duly signed registration form (Registration Form) along with Demand Draft for registration fees, in favour of “Usha Pravin Gandhi College of Arts Science and Commerce”payable at Mumbai or through electronic transfer modes through NEFT/RTGS.

Account holder’s name: Usha Pravin Gandhi College of Arts, Science and Commence

Account No.: 013111001648

IFSC code: BKDN0460131

Bank & branch: Dena Bank, Juhu Vile Parle-400056


Registration fee includes Conference kit, Breakfast, Lunch and Tea during the conference.



Contact Us

In case of any difficulty, feel free to contact us.

Queries Related to:


Mr Rajesh Maurya  - 98207 82089

Mr Prashant Chaudhary - 96647 13907


Ms Neha Vora - 90227 87616

Mr Milind Meshram - 98702 50114

Paper submission and publication:

Dr Neelam Naik - 99204 69660

Dr Manisha Divate - 98673 24332 



How to Reach?

By Rail Transport:

Vile Parle is the nearest railway station to the institute. It takes 12 minutes to reach the college by walking. Autos are available from railway station.

By Air:  

Nearest airport is Sahara domestic and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport which are about 4.6 km from the institute.

Google Map:,72.837006,18z?hl=en-GB