Nucleus Arena

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Talk 

Eyes behind the JWST: from First Light to New Planets

Mark McCaughrean,
European Space Agency, Netherlands

Cosmos Arena

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Talk 

Machine Learning: past, present, and (a likely) future

Prateek Jain,
Google Research India

Helix Library Steps

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Fireside Chat

Changing trends: What it means to be a technologist in 21st Century?

Jayant Krishna (FAST India)
in conversation with
Charu Srinivasan, Microsoft India

Shaheen Metaverse

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Fireside Chat

Footsteps across Antarctica to Arctic via the Stratosphere

In conversation with
Dr Shivaji Sisinthy, LVPEI, Hyderabad, India

Nucleus Arena

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Talk 

Public Health – For the people, By the people

Abhay Bang,
SEARCH, Gadchiroli, India

Cosmos Arena

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

TBD

Helix Library Steps

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

ISF Book Talk 

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

Siddharth Kankaria (NCBS, India)
in conversation with
Ananyo Bhattacharya (Author & Journalist, UK)

Shaheen Metaverse

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Panel Discussion

Technology in Arts & Culture: Expanding Boundaries of Human Experience

Madhushree Kamak (Science Gallery Bengaluru),
Avinash Kumar (Quicksand Studio),
MSR Murthy (Murthovic),
Lewis Hou (Science Ceilidh),
Sarah Hyder Iqbal (FAST India)

Nucleus Arena

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM

Talk 

Accelerating Scientific Discovery with Advances in Computing

Sriram Raghavan,
IBM Research AI, USA

Cosmos Arena

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM

Panel Discussion

Blurring lines: National Security and Our Technology Edge

Mudit Narain (FAST India),
Vrinda Kapoor (3rdiTech),
Udayan Ganguly (IIT Bombay),
Jaya Baloo (Avast Software),
Rahul Seth (Territorial Army and Antler VC)

Helix Library Steps

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM

ISF Book Talk 

India’s Science Geniuses

Archana Sharma (CERN, Switzerland)
in conversation with
Sonal Katyal (NCBS Bangalore)

Shaheen Metaverse

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM

Talk 

Time Crystals: A New Phase of Matter

Vedika Khemani,
Stanford University, USA

Nucleus Arena

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Panel Discussion

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

K Srinath Reddy (PHFI),
Chris Karp BMGF),
Gagandeep Kang (CMC Vellore),
Abhay Bang (SEARCH Gadchiroli)

Cosmos Arena

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Talk 

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

Vidita Vaidya,
TIFR Mumbai, India

Helix Library Steps

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Fireside Chat

Stealth Mode Activated – How safe is your internet?

Jaya Baloo (Avast Software, Czech Republic)
in conversation with
Suchitha Champak (SciRio)

Shaheen Metaverse

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Talk 

Diffusion, Demons and Motors: How Biology and Physics work together

Gautam Menon,
Ashoka University, India

02:00 PM – 03:30 PM

Talk Your Thesis Finale

Hosted by comedian and author Biswa Kalyan Rath

Nucleus Arena

04:30 PM – 05:30 PM

Panel Discussion

How to build a Bell Labs in India: Can the industry turbocharge our research ecosystem?

Ashish Dhawan (The Convergence Foundation),
Satish Reddy (Dr Reddy’s Laboratory),
Hemang Jani (Capacity Building Commission),
Ravi Pandit (KPIT Technologies)