NITKSurathkal

x = independently organized TED event

Theme: Teasing Every Dimension

Surathkal, India
October 28th, 2012

About this event

TEDxNITKSurathkal aims to spread the TED spirit here. What could be a better audience than a crowd of young collegians, technically competent and ideologically sound, with the urge to do something for the better? With the theme "Teasing Every Dimension", TEDxNITKSurathkal will encompass a wide range of speakers enough to satisfy the palate of everyone.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Sumit Dagar
    Sumit is an Indian interaction designer and filmmaker working on the Braille Phone, a mobile phone for the blind. He graduated from the National School of Design, Bangalore, India. He is a TED Fellow and visiting faculty at the Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology.
  • Freeman Murray
    Freeman Murray is the Co-Founder and Director of Jaaga, a Bangalore based venture that seeks to nurture innovative endeavors by providing space, core infrastructure, and a diverse social environment to artists, designers, geeks and activists.
  • Arun Sharma
    He is India's leading trainer and author for CAT/CSAT and aptitude tests in general. He has cracked CAT 11 times with several 99.99 percentile scores. A post graduate from the prestigious IIM, Bangalore (Class of 1995) Arun dedicated himself to the field of aptitude and personality training. In Mindworkzz, he is responsible for the Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation part of the training.
  • Shruthi Seth
    Shruti Seth was born on 18 December 1977.She did her schooling from Ashok Academy and graduated from St. Xavier's College, Bombay with a degree in Economics and Commerce.she hosted First day First show and Junglee Jukebox. She has acted in many serials such as Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr, Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand and Shararat (sitcom) with actress Farida Jalal. She is also seen in Rishta.com on Sony Entertainment Television. She has also hosted several seasons of Comedy Circus on Sony Channel.She is an Indian Entrepreneur running a company named "My Company" which provide event, marketing and promotional ideas and solutions to build business, expand clientele, generate revenue and create awareness about your product and services.
  • Gopal Hosur
    Gopal B Hosur is the IG, of Bangalore, and was actively involved in the anti-Veerappan operations. He has served as City Police Commissioner and also held the additional charge of the Inspector-General of Police. He was awarded the Presidential Police Medal of Gallantry on Independence Day, 2012 for his exemplary service as an IPS officer.
  • Gagan Agarwal
    Twenty-one-year-old Gagan Agrawal is the Project Scientist of VYOM (meaning ‘sky’ in Sanskrit) , Asia’s first student designed Sounding Rocket Program. Agrawal, who has recently graduated from the IIST, is the youngest project scientist in Asia after the rocket launch. He is also the founder of Model Rocketry Workshop: Rocketeers India, a venture to promote aerospace outside classroom and reach students across India. He wants to promote research and development among the youth and the industry.
  • Vijay Krishna
    Vijay Krishna is the Director of Arghyam ,a Nonprofit organisation working in the domain of water technonology development and scaling. They work through partnerships to address the basic water needs of Indians who cannot get access to it easily- in a sustainable and equitable manner. Arghyam manages a portal dedicated to water issues in India: http://www.indiawaterportal.org, which the most comprehensive website on water in India. He has an abiding interest in social and development work and has been involved in informal ways in this kind of work for a long time. At Arghyam, Vijay has worked intensively on the India Water Portal from the launch in January 2007 onwards, and is currently its research director.
  • Balaji Girisaballa
    Balaji Girisaballa's is the CEO of Yahoo! Entrepreneurship Network which builds relationships with start-ups, VCs, partners, academia, developers, and industry bodies. The Network group focuses on building an innovation culture, building business from concept to launch and scaling it globally and developing an ecosystem of partners, alliances and developers. Bala Girisaballa is an entrepreneur and a techno-business leader with global experience. He was the Co-founder of nineMotion which is a B2B portal to manage outsourcing relationships and Director of Product Strategy at Oracle Corporation. His expertise lies in varied fileds such as E-commerce, Security, Customer Relations, Product Strategy, Saas, consumer internet, start-ups, innovation, leadership and product management.
  • Osama Manzar
    Social Entrepreneur, Director and founder of Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), Member, Task Force on Growth of IT, ITES & Electronics HW Manufacturing Industry, Ministry of Comm & IT, India,e-Content Expert for India for World Summit Award (WSA), Grand Jury Member and member of Board of Directors.
  • Dasami Moodley
    Director of Business Development at InVenture . Earlier, She worked in India as part of the organizing team of the Sankalp Forum, the largest platform to catalyze impact investments in Asia. Dasami has also created and led several HIV/AIDS awareness and advocacy campaigns in Canada and South Africa and initiated her own goal-setting program that aims to empower young women.
  • Vineeth Vincent
    Vineeth VIncent is India's Biggest Beatboxer, with over 700 gigs to his credit and is also a TEDx fellow with TEDxBMS and TEDxTirupati being the TEDx conferences he attended in 2012 alone. In 2011 he had the honour of directing 1246 participants to a Guinness World record and 2136 participants into the Limca Book of Records for the World's Largest Beatbox Ensemble. He is also currently working with India's First Vocal Orchestra titled Voctronica an Initiative by Zomba (Sony Music) and the British Council. Voctronica is a property ideated by Shlomo (UK) Vineeth also co founded a start up company based out of Bangalore called SideStepSolutions that creates unique art based properties.
  • Vighnesh Shivanand
    Vighnesh Shivanand, a.k.a Brodha V is arguably one of India's very few Popular Rappers. Brodha V is also a part of the Indian Independent Hip Hop Group called Machas With Attitude (MWA) that has worked in over 40 South Indian Movies. His journey as a rapper started after he was adjudged 'The King of Rap' at an Underground Rap Tournament held at Bangalore, in 2008. Apart from being a Rapper, Brodha V is also a Composer, Music Producer, Programmer, Sound Engineer and a Lyricist. He set a new trend in Hip Hop Music, which combines Rap with Hindustani and Carnatic Vocals. His single 'Aathma Raama' has won various awards all across the world in the Independent Music Circuit. Brodha V, along with his group MWA, recently worked with Raghu Dixit and Yash Raj Films in the movie 'Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge' and performed rap vocals in the song called 'Dheaon Dheaon'. His debut Music video 'On My Own' went on to receive over 1 Lakh views on YouTube, within 3 weeks of its release and has been aired frequently on Vh1 and MTV India.

Venue and Details

Silver Jubilee Auditorium, NITK Surathkal
NITK
Srinivasanagar
Surathkal, 575025
India
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Organizer 4c7a0cace2635add6832b4817ab70e9ae60565c7_165x165

Jijo Ulahannan
Kochi, Kerala, India

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Chirag Mahapatra
Curator
Praval Sharma
Publicity & Outreach
Vignesh Venkatesan
Public Relations
Suresh Alse
Technical Lead
Madhumita Shridara
Treasurer
Chaitanya Krishna
Marketing & Sponsorship
Chaitanya Krishna
Marketing & Sponsorship
Ajay Thomas
Event Management

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