“India at a crossroads” to be this year’s theme at TEDxNSIT


The TEDx Program is designed to help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection through local TED-like experiences.

TEDxNSIT is a TEDx Conference, which will be held at 11 AM on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Sector 3, Dwarka, New Delhi.

With “India at a crossroads” being this year’s theme, TEDxNSIT celebrates the importance of ideas in shaping our county’s future. It provides a platform where intellectuals from different fields share their ideas that would catalyze India’s vision of becoming a world superpower.

Speaker profiles:

1. Ravi Mehrotra

Prof. Ravi Mehrotra is currently the Director at the Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology (Indian Council of Medical Research). A winner of many prestigious awards including the prestigious Dr.P.N.Wahi and Dr. Lachman award in cancer prevention, he is also the past President of the Indian Academy of Cytologists. He is a strong believer in early diagnostic techniques in the field of cancer prevention.

2. M. Balakrishnan

Professor M. Balakrishnan currently works at Department of Computer Science, IIT Delhi. This silver medalist from BITS Pilani has 23 journal and 84 refereed publications. He has worked tirelessly towards the establishment of a center that is dedicated to development of technology solutions for the mobility and education of the visually impaired.

3. Ishan Gupta

Ishan Gupta is the CEO of EduKart.com, India ‘s leading education marketplace.The idea of Edukart was formed because founders wanted to “democratize education in India and bring more flexibility into the system”. Edukart offers 2500+ courses in degree,diploma, certificate, entrance coaching and K12 categories. He has spoken at prestigious institutes such as Harvard, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay and IIT Roorkee on topics like leadership and entrepreneurship.

4. Abhay Pruthi

Before founding innovative startups like ‘Lost Beat’ and ‘Reach’, which lets us share our playlists, Abhay Pruthi has worked at prestigious organizations like KPMG and Freescale semiconductor. He also has an almost 2 year experience of working in the Business Development Department at Instamojo. He’s the only undergraduate from his batch in NSIT to start a venture and to get selected in finals of more than 15 national and international business plan competitions.

5. Abi Aryan

Abi Aryan is the Chief Business Development Officer at Coinsecure – India’s first Bitcoin explorer. With a deep background in mathematics, statistics and computer science she has been at the core of many futuristic companies. This session will introduce you to the block chain technology, its potential, current use in bitcoin and how will it become the foundation for the imminent Technological Singularity.

Registration Process:

Interested people should fill out this form: http://goo.gl/forms/LraQHWWPi4

The best applications shall be extended invites.

Time11 AM
DateSunday, April 10, 2016
AddressNetaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Sector 3, Dwarka, New Delhi (Nearest Metro Station: Dwarka Mor)


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