SECON’2019 was conducted association with ICI Kochi Chapter, IEI Kochi Centre and ISTE. The two-day conference was held on 15th and 16th of May 2019. The inaugural event was graced by the esteemed presence of two eminent personalities, Dr. Radhakrishna G. Pillai, Associate, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, who inaugurated the Conference and by the Guest of honour Er. C. Prathapmohan Nair, trained civil engineer and urban planner, certified PPP specialist and UNECE enlisted PPP advisor, member of the royal institute of chartered surveyors who released the conference proceedings. The themes of the conference was presented by Ms. Asha Joseph, Convener, SECON’19 and the inaugural function was concluded by a vote of thanks, proposed by Dr. Kavitha P. E.
The two day session comprised of the keynote addresses by some of the most eminent personalities such as Dr. Radhakrishna G. Pillai ,Er. C. Prathapmohan Nair, Dr. Sudheesh T.K., Assistant Professor, IIT Palakkad, Dr Sunil Kumar N., Principal, Cochin University College of Engineering, Kuttanad, Dr. Job Thomas, Professor, CUSAT, Kochi and Dr. Sajith A.S., Associate Professor, NIT, Calicut. A total of 63 papers were presented during the two day session across various venues. The proceedings was published in Scopus Indexed Springer publication – ‘Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering’