A speakers’ conclave, titled thesmallx - A Mad Tea Party, is being organised as part of Karavaan, the annual Social, Scientific and Cultural festival of the institute.
thesmallx is a talk series comprising of seven speakers whose expertise span a diverse set of fields. The event is unique in the sense that it provides a common platform, for discussion of very distinct ideas, tied together by the theme of Wonder.
Date: November 6, 2016 Time: 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Venue: Sir CV Raman Auditorium, IISER Pune
The talks are open to all and free.
The confirmed list of speakers along with the titles of the talks:
- Understanding Quorum Sensing and Evolutionary Biology to Shape our Future Policies
Anand Gandhi Filmmaker and Founder of India's first Virtual Reality Lab
- Comics: The gateway to your own wonderland
Mitali Panganti Illustrator and Webcomic Artist
- Wonderful Heritage of Pune
Prajakta Panshikar Heritage Conservationist, Founder of ‘Pune Heritage Walk’
- Phalke and the Wonder of Indian Cinema
Kamal Swaroop Filmmaker and Film Historian
- Using Football as a Tool for Social Development
Abhijeet Barse Social Entrepreneur, Founder of Slumsoccer
- The Potential of Design Industry in India
Sathish Narayanan Designer and Entrepreneur
- Perception of Cities through Cinema
Anil Zankar Filmmaker and Film-writer