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Dear IISc Alumni,

We are excited to share with you that the East Coast Chapter of IISc Alumni Association of North America (AANA) is organizing a day-long conference on June 04, 2017 in the Washington DC.

In attendance will be the current Director of IISc, Prof. Anurag Kumar, who is joined by his colleague, Prof. Govindan Rangarajan, Chairman, Office Of Development and Alumni Affairs (ODAA) , both of whom are traveling from India especially to attend this conference and interact with IISc alumni.

Please mark your calendars and register for this exciting event!

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Tentative Program

8:00 a.m. Breakfast and registration

8:45 a.m. Welcoming remarks: Dr. Sunil Kumar

9:00 a.m. Director’s Address: Dr. Anurag Kumar, IISc

9:45 a.m. Watson in Healthcare: Dr. Jia Chen, IBM

10:30 a.m. Coffee break

10:45 a.m. Space exploration: Dr. James Green, NASA

11:30 a.m. International Science: Dr. Katepalli Sreenivasan, NYU

12:15 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. Leadership and Innovation

Biology and Treatment of Human Cancer: New Insights and Old Challenges; Dr. Srikumar Chellappan

Innovating in the age of disruption - spotting, seizing and internalizing emerging opportunities: Girish Nallur

Preparing to lead in the next decade: Dr. Sunil Kumar

3:00 p.m. Coffee break

3:15 p.m. Panel on Career Options

Moderator: Dr. Rita Khanna,

Panelists: Dr. Praveen Jain, Dr. Sankhavaram Panini, Dr. Kelaginamane Hiriyanna, Dr. Haren Vasavada, and Dr. Durga Paruchuri

4:45 p.m. Closing remarks: Gaj Birur

6:30 p.m. Dinner (with Dr. Anurag Kumar, please sign up)

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