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President APJ Abdul Kalam will conduct a live interactive session
President of India Will Inaugurate the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Global Conference in Silicon Valley
Mountain View, CA | Posted on June 22nd, 2007
The Indian Institute of Science Alumni Association of North America (IISc AANA) announced today that it will be conducting a unique gathering of pre-eminent scientists, engineers and executives from India and the US, Nobel Laureates, and industry movers and shakers is about to take place in Silicon Valley on June 22-24, 2007. Having been founded in 1908 by the great industrialist JN Tata, the Institute will be celebrating its 100 years of accomplishments all throughout 2008-09. The details of the event can be found at the website http://conference.iiscaana.org.
The President of India, His Excellency, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam is scheduled to inaugurate the conference via a video address on Saturday, June 23. President Kalam enjoys taking questions from the audience and the organizers strongly believe it will be an exciting session.
"We are delighted that Dr. Kalam will be giving the inaugural address and we firmly believe that it will set the right tone for the conference. President Kalam's speech will focus on 100 years achievement at IISc and his vision for the next 100 years" said Prof. P. Balaram, Director, IISc.
The conference will then swing into high gear of discussion sessions to accomplish the goal of creating a platform for collaboration between IISc, the UC system, and the industry. There will be six parallel highly interactive sessions on: Knowledge Sciences, Information - Communication - Computers and Technology, Bio-Technology and Health Care, Nanotechnology and Materials, Energy and the Environment, and Aerospace and Automotive Technologies. Several notable companies from various industries, such as Applied Materials, Aricent, Boeing, Citrix, Google, IBM, Monsanto, Satyam, TCS, and Visa have already signed up to sponsor the conference. They intend to have deep discussions with the IISc delegation to create a process for such sustained productive collaboration for innovation.
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