Research Centre Imarat is one of the leading centers for the R&D of inertial and electro optical sensors. During the developmental activities it has been found that lot of potential available within the country is not being utilized for development of many sensors required by various sectors.

In order to bring the available expertise in sensors related to aerospace applications on to a single platform, RCI organized a National conference on "Advances in Sensors for Aerospace applications" during 14th - 15th December 2007.

Many scientists from various labs, academicians, students and people from industry participated in this conference. As a part of the conference a panel discussion was held at the end with Shri. R. D. Shenoy, Lt. Gen. (Dr.) V. J. Sundaram, Prof. K. R. Sharma and Late Shri P Banerjee as members.