The fourth edition of AMALTHEA – the annual technical summit of IIT Gandhinagar will be held on 19th and 20th October 2013 at IIT Gandhinagar campus, Ahmedabad.
A student driven organisation, Amalthea’s focus is on spreading technical knowledge and suffusing enthusiasm in minds. Amalthea promises to entice every prospective engineer by bringing together the best minds from industrial and academic worlds and providing a platform of interaction with them.
The summit comprises of three parts –
1. Innovation Conclave: The main theme of the conclave is “Driving Growth through Innovation and Research”. The conclave will offer valuable insights in the various aspects of innovation and research. The conclave will cover topics such as sustainable product development, hybrid cars, space research, electronics etc. The conclave will also host panel discussion sessions on the theme: What does India need? Disruptive or Incremental Innovation. Some of the speakers are:
Dr Kamlesh Lulla (Director, Technology and Innovative Research Division, Future Human Space Exploration, NASA)
Mr Alan Emtage, inventor of search engine (CTO, Mediapolis)
2. Exhibition: The Design and Innovation Expo will illustrate the role of Design and Innovation in the success of various products. Companies and organisations like DC Designs, KPIT, Revolo, ISRO, Gridbots etc are participating in the expo.
3. Events: A plethora of technical and non-technical events are being organised during the summit
All the details of the event can also be accessed on your smartphone through an innovative event app – Amalthea’13. Download the app here > https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=iitgn.amalthea