Sunday, June 03, 2007

IISc Global Conference at Santa Clara, California

It's scheduled for 22-24 June 2007 (less than three weeks from now!). The Conference website is here. Here's the press release:

... Preparations have been underway for a number of months and the enthusiasm and anticipation amongst alumni is building with each passing day for this first ever event of its kind. This conference will be a platform for interactions between the Institute, alumni, industry and academia, in India and the US, to build long term partnerships that will take on the global challenges at hand in the 21st century. Participants will get to hear a video address by the President of India His Excellency Dr Abdul Kalam, Nobel Laureate and Venture Capitalist Arno Penzias, Applied Materials’ Chairman of the Board Mr James Morgan, CEO of TCS Mr S Ramadorai, Vice Chairman at Cognizant Technology Solutions Mr Lakshmi Narayanan, the Chancellor of the University of Berkeley Prof. Robert Birgeneau, and top officials from IISc itself such as the Director Prof Balaram and many senior faculty members.