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IISER Post: thesmallx - A Mad Tea Party (Talks by Seven Eminent Speakers)

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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