IIT Kharagpur Set To Make Waves With Entrepreneurship Summit-09


The Entrepreneurship Cell @ IIT

Kharagpur aims to bring about a paradigm shift. IITs need to produce

the next wave of entrepreneurs who will take strides towards fulfilling

visions of India in 2020, and we here at E-Cell look forward to

providing the right ecosystem.

Join us as we host our third annual Summit on the 10th and 11th of January.

Entrepreneurship Summit is one of the biggest platforms in India, for

academicians, new-age entrepreneurs, eminent business personalities and

the students to gather and share their entrepreneurial endeavours and

experiences and to pledge to take entrepreneurship in India to greater

scales. More than 1000 students from various colleges in India, 2000

students from IIT Kharagpur and eminent personalities from across the

entrepreneurial spectrum of India will gather in Kharagpur to discuss

and find solutions to problems plaguing India.

Some of our distinguished guest speakers:

Sramana Mitra, a Strategy Consultant in Silicon Valley and Forbes Columnist

Dominique Trempont, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominique_Trempont

Harish Hande, Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2007

Hitesh Oberoi, COO, Naukri.com

Raja Manickam, CEO and Founder of Tessolve

Saugat Mukherjee, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

The week preceding the Entrepreneurship Summit has been dedicated to Entrepreneurship by IIT.

The hugely participative and popular BarCamp will return in its second edition on 3rd

January, 09. The themes of this edition would be new trends in web

technology and evolution of Web 3.0. It will be Kolkata's first

Barcamp. Visit for details: http://barcampkolkata.org/

It will be followed by the Knowledge Camp on Alternate Sources of Energy (http://www.ecell-iitkgp.org/knowledgecamp), the EBRF Conference 2009 in collaboration with University of Jyvaskyla, Finland and the University of California, Berkeley and IIT Kharagpur's First National Parliamentary Debate REDE.

The two-day Entrepreneurship Summit 09 will be a myriad of guest

lectures by eminent businessmen and young entrepreneurs, certified

workshops, and the final rounds of all our Major Competitions viz., Envision-The Product Design Competition, Pensez-The Case-Study Competition, Eclairez-The Social Entrepreneurship Challenge, Rede-The National Parliamentary Debate and Negocio-The Web Technology based Business Plan Competition.

Details of workshops:

  1. Workshop on Risk Assessment and Analysis by Fractal Analytics
  2. Workshop by Intel, Topic: More Moore: Bridging the Design Productivity Gap
  3. Workshop by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Visit http://www.ecell-iitkgp.org/esummit for more details.

Help us put together one of the biggest entrepreneurial platforms in India!

Register now!



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