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October 12, 2014
10:00am - 2:00pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Nagpur, MH

This October, your local chapter of the world renowned community building program TEDX, brings to you "SomeThink Different". A TEDxNagpur event designed to help connect Nagpur residents, organizations and individuals like you, to spark locally relevant yet globally impactful conversations through local TED-like experiences, right here in Nagpur!

With a carefully curated lineup of Speakers and TED Talks, TEDxNagpur hopes to give you an amazing day full of ideas, inspiration and learning!

Persistent Systems, Auditorium
IT Park
Nagpur, MH
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Abhijeet Barse

Dr.Abhijeet Barse the CEO of Slumsccocer, from Nagpur, is working with the youth of India using soccer as an instrument to transform lives. Yesterday (5th October), SlumSoccer was prominently featured on Satyamev Jayate! He has taken Slum Soccer to a whole new dimension, as Slum Soccer looks to build pan Indian presence with new centers and empowering and equipping more and more individuals to spread the their good work. The organization focuses on football coaching camps, aids awareness, better education, health facilities and social development programs, bringing a light and hope into the lives of nearly 70000 men, women and children in over 63 districts across India. Working in about 24 centre’s across India to reach the youths by developing their skills using soccer as a medium. For more than a decade, Abhijeet has reached out through his organization, to the destitute, the recovering alcoholics and victims of domestic abuse, transforming their lives into something positive and meaningful - all of this, through a game of soccer. He strongly believes that every child should be able to play and express his love for sports as sports is the best way for development

Nikhil Chandwani

Nikhil Chandwani is 22 year old youngster from Nagpur with stellar achievements! He is a published poet, director, producer, scriptwriter, lyricist and a New York Times best selling author. Wall St. Journal considers him the First Youth Literary All-Rounder of the World. From the literature world, Nikhil has over 4.5 million buyers for his books. He is considered in Asia’s top 5 English Authors. Nikhil is a NATIONAL AWARD WINNER (India) for excellence in writing. He has also received United Kingdom Award from the Queen, and also various other national and international honors. He has scripted and director over 70 shows on National and international level and presently, he is working as a creative head, Script Writer and a Director for Mystic Wanderer Innovative media Pvt. Ltd that is producing Hollywood Movies including Saffron Skies (Nicholas Cage as lead). Quoted as “Youngest Writer in India to bag National Award for excellence in writing and first Asian to Bag United Kingdom Writer’s Award.”

Sanjay Arora

Sanjay Arora, is the CEO of Shells Advertising Inc., one of central India’s largest advertising agency which boasts of over a dozen creative awards for its creative campaigns. A little over 5 years Shells became the first agency from the region to go overseas with its full-service branch in Dubai. Sanjay is an serial entrepreneur, trainer and writer. He was also the Chief Editor and Publisher of a once very popular monthly city news magazine called ‘The Happening Nagpur’. A recipient of the Vocational Excellence Award of Rotary International, his keen interest in academics and over twenty years of practical experience have made him a much in demand Faculty at various Management Institutes with Brand Management, Advertising and Public Relations being his key subjects. He has been a faculty with IMT, Dept. of Business Mgt, Nagpur University & many other institutes. He is also currently doing his Doctorate in Brand Management. Sanjay is also a respected Human Resource & Corporate Trainer conducting training programmes and workshops on Leadership, Creativity, Team Building, Motivation and Strategic Brand Building etc.

Prakash Shesh

Mr Prakash is an alumni of IIT-Delhi and IIM-Ahmadabad. He has vast experience in the corporate sector and has worked for companies such as TATA International. Currently, he is the director of Creative Trainers and excels at training and sharpening graduate students and preparing them for the industry. He is going to talk about on the very interesting topic of “Maximization of Happiness”, much relevant in today’s hectic life.

Pravin Bhatia

Dr. Pravin Bhatia is an alumni of NDA and retd. Squadron Leader from the Indian Air Force. He holds a doctorate in English literature and was recognized as India’s Best Author and India's Bestselling author for 2008 by India Today. Mr.Bhatia has held dignified positions like Director, Education, SAARC Society Int. and has connections with about 5000 NRI teachers and intellects around the globe. He is also the co-founder of Creative Education, which promotes a unique way of learning that aims at polishing our students.

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Nagpur, Maharashtra, India