ISF 2023 Day-wise Schedule

The Nucleus

11:00 AM – 11.50 AM

Talk Show

Eyes behind the Webb – What can the world’s largest telescope really help us see?

Mark McCaughrean,
European Space Agency, Netherlands

Cosmos

11:00 AM – 11.50 AM

Panel Discussion

Future of AI: Big Models or Smart Models?

Metaverse

11:00 AM – 11.50 AM

ISF Book Talk

The Man from the Future – The Visionary Life of John von Neumann

Ananyo Bhattacharya,
Author & Journalist, UK

Quantum Sparks

11:00 AM – 11.50 AM

Talk

The Global Experiment – Royal Society of Chemistry

The Helix

11:00 AM – 11.50 AM

Games

Science Quiz

PhD Sphere

11:00 AM – 12:40 PM

Workshop

Science Writing

Facilitated by Cactus Communications

All Hands-on-deck

11:00 AM – 12:40 PM

Workshop

STEAM Idlis

Supriya

The Nucleus

11:50 AM – 12:40 PM

Talk Show

Public Health – For the people, By the people

Abhay Bang,
SEARCH
Gadchiroli, India

Cosmos

11:50 AM – 12:40 PM

Talk Show

The Journey from Global Health to Local Health

Chris Karp,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

Metaverse

11:50 AM – 12:40 PM

Panel Discussion

Technology in Arts & Culture: Expanding Boundaries of Human Experience

Quantum Sparks

11:50 AM – 1:30 PM

Interactive Science Show with David Price

Neural Networks

11:50 AM – 12:40 PM

Talk Show

Time Crystals: A New Phase of Matter

Vedika Khemani,
Stanford University, USA

The Helix

11:50 AM – 12:40 PM

Games

Science Quiz

The Nucleus

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM

Talk Show

Mush-room for discussion – How does your brain respond to psychedelics?

Vidita Vaidya,
TIFR, Mumbai, India

Cosmos

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM

Talk Show

Genes and Big C – How is cancer written in one’s genetic code?

Ashok Venkitaraman,
NUS, Singapore

Metaverse

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM

Fireside Chat

Responsible Technology, Secure Futures

Charu Srinivasan,
Microsoft India

Neural Networks

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM

Talk Show

Varahamihira’s eclipse proof – Exploring the history of Indian astronomy

R Gopu,
Varahimra Science Forum

The Helix

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM

Games

Science Quiz

PhD Sphere

12:40 PM – 2:10 PM

Workshop

Social Media and Professional Networking

Facilitated by
Cactus Communications

All Hands-on-Deck

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM

Workshop

Science Zine Making

Ipsa Jain

The Nucleus

1:30 PM – 2:10 PM

Panel Discussion

Blurring lines: National Security and Our Technology Edge

Moderator

Cosmos

1:30 PM – 2:10 PM

Talk Show

Project Melange: Can we make AI understand Hinglish?

Kalika Bali,
Microsoft Research, India

Metaverse

1:30 PM – 2:10 PM

ISF Book Talk

India’s Science Genuises

Archana Sharma,
CERN, Switzerland

Quantum Sparks

1:30 PM – 2:10 PM

Talk Show

Conversations about the galaxy with a space scientist

Mark McCaughrean

Neural Networks

1:30 PM – 2:10 PM

Talk Show

Simon Says – Machines Mimic Human Sounds!

Guy Brown,
University of Sheffield, UK

All Hands-on-Deck

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM

Workshop

Upside Down Labs Workshop

2:15 PM – 3:10 PM

Talk Your Thesis Finale

Hosted by Biswa Kalyan Rath

The Nucleus

3:10 PM – 4:00 PM

Talk Show

The art of doing disruptive science

Sumit Gulwani,
IBM Research, USA

Cosmos

3:10 PM – 4:00 PM

Panel Discussion

Imagining Utopia:
Will there ever be a disease-free world?

Metaverse

3:10 PM – 4:00 PM

Talk Show

Breaking Barriers with Science and Music

Lewis Hou,
Science Ceilidh, Scotland

Neural Networks

3:10 PM – 4:00 PM

Fireside Chat

Conversations with two wildlife experts and cartoonists

Arjun and Rohan

Neural Networks

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM

Talk Show

Kaiku Hyderabad!

Making of a science city

Dinesh C Sharma,
Author & Journalist, India

PhD Sphere

12:40 PM – 2:10 PM

Talk Show

Social Media and Professional Networking

Facilitated by
Cactus Communications

All Hands-on-Deck

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM

Workshop

Science Zine Making

Ipsa Jain