IIITA
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This event occurred on
March 30, 2019
5:45pm - 9:45pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
India

TEDxIIITA builds a TED like experience at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad in order to engage the students, leading professors and researchers, area leaders and visionaries in thoughtful discussions. Our goal is to bring together bright minds to give talks that are idea focused, and on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning, inspiration and wonder, and provoke conversations that matter.

Main Auditorium
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad
Jhalwa, Deoghat
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, 211012
India
Event type:
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Speakers

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Lt. Col Pankajakshan K

War Veteran
Lt. Col Pankajakshan K is the registrar of NIT Calicut, Kerela. Having served the Indian National Army for 33 years, he has witnessed all walks of life. Apart from serving in the Kashmir insurgency, he has also worked for the Indian Naval Academy, Strike Corps and NIT Surathkal, Karnataka. This gentleman is also an active participant in various anti cancer drives and is striving hard to bring the specially able-bodied people to mainstream.

Mallakhamb Artist India

Mallakhamb Performers
‘Mallakhamb Artist India' have been on the forefront of the enticing, aerobic art form called Mallakhamb. Based in Mumbai, the group has participated in a number of significant Competitions all throughout the globe. Whether it be India’s Got Talent or Festival of Mondial Paris, the group has made a fine show.

Monishwaran Maheswaran

Child Prodigy, Computer Scientist
Monishwaran Maheswaran, a class 12 student, is one of the youngest Computer Scientists working in the field of Deep learning, Cognitive Computing, and Cloud Computing. Monishwaran, a child prodigy, excelled in several Olympiads and went on to pursue research in mathematics at Harvard University. Monishwaran has developed numerous projects, using Artificial Intelligence, that target the field of healthcare ranging from accelerating the diagnosis of Schizophrenia to combating Malaria using blood diagnosis. Monishwaran aims to guide novice developers and children through his books and lectures. His project uses deep learning to change the way humans interact with the environment and provides a new communication media. His other inventions include Project TAR-Teaching Through Augmented Reality, Assistive technology for Hearing and Visually Impaired, Anti-traffic congestion system, Air mouse. He is currently involved in bringing the power of Quantum Computing to the hands of common people.

Neeraj Narayanan

This Guy's On His Own Trip
After completing his MBA, Neeraj worked as a Communication Consultant to then CM of Gujarat for a year, and as a head of Content & Digital Media of a travel start-up, before quitting his job in June 2013 to go on a long solo trip to Europe. There, he ran with the bulls in Spain, was chased by a bear in a forest in Croatia, lived with some gypsies in Granada and made everyone dance in Italy. He got back to India ,spent whatever he earned to travel to more countries. In South East Asia, he got lost in a forest in Thailand, sat in the Journey to Hell bus to Vietnam. Buoyed by the response his tales got online, he started his own travel adventure company in June 2014 under the brand name "On His Own Trip" Over the years, he found that his motivation to travel had now changed. Five years latter, the team is steadily growing. Neeraj has also spoken at National Geographic Adventure India's event, and at many offices and colleges. He has been associated as a brand endorser for Wildcraft.

Yogesh Saini

Founder, Delhi Street Art
Mr. Yogesh Saini, forged the Delhi Street Art(DSA) in 2013 with an aim to give local artists a platform to flourish and to preserve national heritage. DSA is a group of motivated young artists who embellish Delhi's open spaces and motivate the common citizens to maintain cleanliness. DSA has justified their spunk innumerable times including them organising the Rishikesh Street Art Festival and partnering with KUMB MELA'19. You yourself might have witnessed their crazy work around you!

YUGM .

Indie Folk Band
An Indie folk band based in Jaipur, Yugm have done more than 300 shows. From a humble two member team the band has truly become a 'Yugm' of members who hail from various walks of life, joint by their common love to spread folk music to young and old alike, who are losing touch with country music and our roots. And they are here to perform and remind us of the somewhat lost art of folk music.

Organizing team

Aditi
Agrawal

Allahabad, India
Organizer

Harsh
Aryan

Allahabad, India
Co-organizer