Celebrating its 8th year, Amalthea, the Annual Technical summit of IIT Gandhinagar, continues its tradition of spreading technical knowledge and suffusing enthusiasm for technology alongside its aim of bringing prosperity through technology. This year the Summit will be held on the 4th and 5th of November.
The previous editions of Amalthea have seen the likes of eminent personalities such as Shri Narendra Modi, R. Chidambaram and Alan Emtage and companies ISRO, Microsoft, L&T, Audi and many more.
With the theme “Concept to Creation“, the aim of Amalthea this year is to focus on the myriad trail of development, from conception of Ideas to their eventual manifestation in our lives.
Into its 8th edition, Amalthea will be organised as one of the largest events of its kind in Gujarat.
This year, Amalthea shall be having 4 main parts to it:
1. Conclave: A series of public talks on science and technology over both of the days. Some people addressing at the Conclave this year are:
- Dr Jagdish Chaturvedi – ENT Surgeon and Entrepreneur, Director at InnAccel
- Mr A.P. Hota– former MD & CEO of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
- Narendra Chirmule– Senior Vice President and Head of R&D, Biocon Research Labs
2. Events: Activities to test the technical skills and acumen of high school kids, college students and enthusiasts. Some of the events this year are:
- Drone Racing
- Robo Venture
- And many more…
3. Exhibition: The exhibition at Amalthea this year promises to be more engaging, with more interactive, hands-on demonstrations to excite crowds. Some exhibits are:
- Agilo Research: Will exhibit, Evive, their electronic prototyping tool.
- Drona Aviation: Will exhibit Pluto, there DIY nano drone.
- FT and S (Neurosky): Will exhibit brain controlled helicopter and car.
- Tailored Solutions: Will exhibit 12D VR chair.
- KHS Machinery: Catalogue stall explaining the process of filing and packaging that is undertaken in the industry.
- Vexma Technologies: Will exhibit their 3D printing solutions in the field of healthcare, engineering, entertainment etc.
4. Symposium: A structured discourse on a specific topic between industry and academic experts of relevant fields. The topic for the Symposium this year shall be ‘Low Cost Automation‘.
Save your dates for Amalthea ’17. And take part in the biggest and most Exciting Summit of West India.
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