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Theme: Excelsior...Dreams to Reality

This event occurred on
February 21, 2015
10:00am - 5:00pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
PUNE, Maharashtra

The event is a mix of ideas put forward by seven speakers who belong to different walks of life. Rejuvenating ideas bringing inspiration and intellect to the audience full of Symbiosis students. The whole event had been very energetic and lively.

Symbiosis International University
PUNE, Maharashtra, 412115
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Abish mathew

He might be recognized as that guy who makes cringe-worthy innuendos on the Youtube show “The Punliners” or as the guy who used to host Delhi-based radio channel Hit 95 FM’s evening show or the guy who currently hosts his own late-night talk show, Son Of Abish, at Canvas Laugh Factory, Mumbai. Clearly, Abish Mathew’s all over the place. Abish Mathew is one of the most experienced and unique comedians in the country. His performances are littered with funny original songs, silent enacted one man sketches, online shows and stand up that keep his style of comedy fresh and thoroughly entertaining. Abish has performed as a headliner comic for comedy companies like Weirdass Comedy, The Papa CJ Comedy Company, East India Comedy, Schitzengiggles and many more.

Daksha Sheth

She is an iconoclast who has trodden a difficult path in pursuing various dance forms after carving a prestigious reputation for herself in the world of Kathak for 20 years. She is first Indian woman to perform Mayurbhanj Chhau as a soloist as well as to find a dance company. Her strength is her beauty to amalgamate the classical dance forms with the folk dance forms and martial arts. An excerpt from her diary : " I am a gambler by nature, and love the risk of experimenting, improvising, trying new things, both in life and in art. I am comfortable with uncertainty, and enjoy moving in new and unknown territory. I enjoy success, but I don't fear failure." The Sanger Noatak Academy awarded her for creative and experimental explorations in the field of dance on 28th September 2010.

Deepak chaurasia

He is a well-known and highly reputed journalist in the Indian mediascape. Mr. Chaurasia is currently the Editor-in-Chief of India News Group. It is his charismatic leadership and the gift of the gab that made the foray of India News in the list of top Hindi news channels made possible in a very short span of time. Deepak Chaurasia, an alumnus of Indian Institute of Mass Communication, started his career as a Delhi Correspondent for Navbharat, Hindi Daily. People have seen him covering all major turn of events in the last two decades, with utmost objectivity and humane sensitivity. His style of reporting has become a benchmark and also a desire for the newer breed of journalists.

General Bikram Singh

General Bikram Singh, the former Chief of the Indian Army and Chairman Chiefs of Staff is a graduate of the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, the Higher Command Course at Mhow and the US Army War College(USAWC), Pennsylvania, USA, where he won the ‘International Toastmasters Award’ in Public Speaking. He was also inducted into the US Army War College ‘Hall of Fame’ and awarded The Legion of Merit by the President of United States for Exceptionally meritorious Conduct in Performance of Outstanding Services. In addition to two Master’s Degrees from India, he also holds a Masters Degree from the USAWC. He has served in three UN missions . During the Kargil war, he was the face of the Indian Army and as the Army’s spokesman conducted regular media briefings. For his distinguished and dedicated services, the President of India awarded him with the Param Vishishta Seva Medal, Uttam Yudh Seva Medal, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Sena Medal and Vishisht Seva Medal.

Sabbah haji

Sabbah Haji is the Director of Haji public school, a not-for-profit school established in 2009 in a tiny Himalayan village in the Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. She opened a school to give education to children there as she felt that education is the base for progress and development. From two rooms of her father Saleem Haji's home in May 2009, HPS today has its own building and nearly 200 children on its rolls. Sabbah raises funds through social media sites and invites volunteers to teach at her school that has seen no dropouts in the past five years.

Tanvi Bhatt

An Entrepreneur at heart, Tanvi Bhatt is India’s Leading Personal Brand Strategist. She is the first and only Reach Certified Personal Brand Strategist across the Indian Sub-Continent and an Engaging Etiquette Coach, which is a humble addition to the repertoire of expertise that she offers. Being the Pioneer of Personal Branding in India, Tanvi has founded ‘Panache Studio’ which is a Premier Personal Branding Studio. The sole purpose of “Panache Studio” is to empower a distinguished league of Iconic Individuals, who manifest the essence of Signature Personal Brand that inspire the world to come. She has dared to break out of the comfort of a Corporate Cocoon to pursue what she loves, what she believes in.

Organizing team


Pune, India
  • Ankit Tomar
    Cheif Coordinator
  • Bharat Seth
    Finance Coordinator
  • Binita Singh
    Creative Head
  • Rohit Dalal
    Marketing Head
  • Anuranjan Verma
    Design Coordinator