Science & Society, the annual symposium on possibilities for scientific advancements

Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, NITI Aayog, and The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute (LMSAI) at Harvard University, bring the India Annual Symposium – Science & Society.
Science & Society brings together academia, government and industry leaders to illustrate the possibilities for scientific advancements. The 6 sessions of the symposium range from Setting the Context for Science & Society to Technological Advancements in Agriculture. This will be followed by sessions on Why study Life Sciences and Catalyzing India’s Digital Health Ecosystem and Methods & Tools to Enhance STEM Education.
Event:   India Annual Symposium: Science & Society
Venue:   Vigyan Bhawan
Date:      April 4, 2019, Thursday
Time:      9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Key scientists, professors, industry leaders and researchers amongst many others who would share their insights on the role of science and innovation are listed below:
Amitabh Kant: CEO, NITI Aayog
Tarun Khanna: Director, The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University and Professor- Harvard Business School
Dr K Vijay Raghavan: Principal Scientific Adviser, Government of India
Dr VK Saraswat: Member, NITI Ayog & Chancellor of JNU
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw: CMD, Biocon
Dr Rajiv Kumar: Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog
Manoj Kumar: Co-founder & CEO, Foundation for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship (Social Alpha)
R Ramannan: Mission Director and Additional Secretary, Atal Innovation Mission
Venkatesh Murthy: Professor and Chair of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University
The event is open for the general public as well.

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