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IIT Kharagpur Midwest Alumni Dinner, Sat Dec 6

You and your family are cordially invited to a IIT Kharagpur Midwest Alumni dinner on December 6, 2014. It’s been a while since KGPians met up in Chicagoland and this would be an excellent opportunity for us to catch up with fellow KGPians, revive and expand our network and walk down memory lane (or Scholar’s Ave if you so wish).

If you cannot make it, please send a note to the contacts below, as we are planning to build our database and organize ourselves for more such activities later. If you can volunteer, we would be delighted –- looking specially for former mess secretaries (just kidding!)

What: IIT Kharagpur Midwest Alumni Dinner
When: Saturday Dec 6 2014, 5:30 pm
Where: Maharaja Indian Cuisine
9765 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018
Cost: $22/person (FREE for children below 5. $7 per child 5-7)

Please RSVP with the number of guests to Ankit Gupta or Diptarka Majumdar

Posted by: Joyjit Nath @ Nov 25, 2014, 2:22 pm PST    Filed under: Events, Alumni    Add Comment »

Pan IIT Innovation Series — “Leveraging Universities for Innovation” San Francisco Bay Area, Dec 5 2014


There is a gold mine of IP lying with the Universities and an abundance of cutting edge talent that can be tapped into. This conference brought to you by the Pan IIT Alumni Association bring leading minds to share their thoughts with you on how to engage Universities to enhance Innovation.

What: Pan IIT Innovation Series — “Leveraging Universities for Innovation”

When: Fri Dec 5 2014 6pm to 9pm

Where: SAP (Bldg 1)
3410 Hillview Ave
Palo Alto, CA, 94304

Cost: $25/Person upto November 23rd, $40/Person thereafter. No gate registration.

Registration: http://tickets.indolink.com/php/buyTickets.php?event=2208

Goals:

  • How to engage Universities both faculty and grad students to help in innovation
  • Digging into the treasure trove of dormant IP lying in the University repositories and activate useful portions of this.
  • IP ownership and royalty arrangements
  • All other open topics can be taken up during the Q&A

Speakers

  • Subrah Suresh (President, Carnegie Mellon and former Director NSF)
  • Pradeep Khoshla (Chancellor, UC San Diego and former Dean of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon)
  • A. Paul Raj (Professor Emeritus Stanford, Marconi Award winner and Padma Bhushan)
  • Prith Banerjee (former Dean University of Illinois, Head HP Labs and now MD of Accenture Innovation & R&D)
  • Shankar Sastry (Dean of Engineering, UC Berkeley)

Target Audience:

This event is OPEN TO ALL
This event has been eagerly sought after by a varied groups including Startups in the Product Innovation space and those contemplating it. CEO’s, CTO’s, VP Engineering and other executives driving innovation. VC’s, Angels and Private Equity firms funding startups Faculty and Research students of all Universities near the Bay Area Alumni of all institutions in the SF Bay Area from US, India and elsewhere

Posted by: Joyjit Nath @ Nov 8, 2014, 8:19 pm PST    Filed under: Uncategorized    Add Comment »

San Francisco Bay Area Area Alumni Picnic, Saturday Sep 6 2014


Please register soon for the annual San Francisco Bay Area IIT
Kharagpur Alumni Summer Picnic, and plan to attend with your
family and friends.

What: San Francisco Bay Area IIT KGP Alumni Picnic – 2014
Where: Baylands Park (Meadowlands Picnic Area)
999 E Caribbean Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
When: Saturday, September 6, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bay-area-iit-kgp-alumni-picnic-2014-tickets-12196906275

Picnic Agenda:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Registration, chit-chat and appetizers and beer
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm: Pizza (for kids)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch (for adults)
1:30pm onwards: Games (kids and adults)
Volley, cricket, musical chairs, and lots of kids activities
3:00 pm: Wrap-up
It will be a great day in the park, with lots of fun under the sun!!
Kindly forward this invitation to all your IIT Kgp friends in the Bay area - we look forward to maximum participation this year!!
See you all at the picnic!!

Thank You,
Avik Pal
President, IIT Kharagpur Alumni SF Bay Area Chapter

Posted by: Joyjit Nath @ Aug 17, 2014, 8:04 pm PDT    Filed under: Events, Alumni    Add Comment »

Pan IIT Alumni Picnic, SF Bay Area, Aug 10th

What: Pan IIT Alumni Picnic

When: Saturday Aug 10 2014, 11am-4pm

Where: Sunnyvale Baylands Park (Meadowland)
999 E Caribbean Dr, Sunnyvale CA 94088

Register: http://tickets.indolink.com/php/buyTickets.php?event=2204

Posted by: Joyjit Nath @ Jul 28, 2014, 9:55 am PDT    Filed under: Alumni    Add Comment »

Annual Family Picnic - SoCal PAN IIT Alumni Association

Registration: http://paniitpicnic2014.eventbrite.com/

Pan-IIT Alumni USA (all 8 IITs) SoCal Chapter invites you, your family, and friends to its annual picnic on Saturday, the 7th of June in sunny Cerritos, California. This year’s picnic offers a host of attractions for the alumni families and friends throughout the afternoon: Meet long lost friends and classmates and make new friends.

Date: 7th June (Saturday), 2014
11:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: Camp Liberty Shelter @ Liberty Park
19211 Studebaker Road
Cerritos, CA: 90703

In addition to our usual attractions, this year’s picnic includes a

Standup Comedy show

Other Attractions Include:

- Mouth-watering and sumptuous Indian food – including fresh Naan (made on site), Chaat and Chai. Chocolate Fountain with fruits, Home made “panna -mango drink for hot days!”,

- Fun games for all age groups – Golf putting, Tennis, Antakshari, Networking games and more.

- Raffles, prizes

- Hob-nob with the Alumni (of all age group) from all the IITs.

- Note: Registered kids under 10 will get a small gift at the picnic.

Tentative picnic schedule:

11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Registration, Networking, Snacks

12:30 pm - 12:45 pm Quick Introduction of Pan IIT & IISc Officials /Agenda

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm: Games/Entertainment for all ; Dance Workshop; + snacks + Networking

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm: Catered lunch : General music and hungama + Networking

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm: COMEDY SHOW

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm: More entertainment /skits - Antakshari + Raffles

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm: Chai 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Soap Box / Game Prizes /Thank you(s)

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: Wrap-up, and promises to meet soon

Pricing:

Early Bird : (Till May 19th , 2014): IITs, IISc, Spouse/Guest: $20, Children (6-14): $15, Current Students (IIT, IISc, School Students): $18
Children under 6: Free (Please register so that we have the count)

Prior to Picnic:(May 20th through June 6th, 2014): IIT, IISc, Spouse/Guest: $25, Children (6-14): $15, Current Students (IITs, IISc, ISM Alumnus, School Students): $20
Children under 6: Free (Please register so that we have the count)

Onsite: IITs, IISc,Spouse/Guest: $30, Children (6-14): $15, Current Students (IIT, IISc, ISM Alumnus, School Students): $25
Children under 6: Free (Please register so that we have the count)

All early bird registrations will get an extra raffle ticket.

For more information about the picnic, contact:

Veena Kedila (K): vikedila@hotmail.com; 323-712-5924

Arun Kiri (D): arunkiri@gmail.com 909 524 1452

Priyank Saxena (K): psaxena9@gmail.com; 858 729-3252

Divya Shakti (KGP): divyashakti@gmail.com 352-328-8303

Smita Goel Bagla (K,R): smita.bagla@gmail.com 310-968-6899

Pramod Kunju (C): pkunju@gmail.com 818-209-0172

Anindya Sharma:(K) anindyasharma@gmail.com 949-742-2492

Navin Jerath (D): navinj@linxworks.com 818-360-6053

Jagdish Joshi(B): doordarshan@hotmail.com 626-975-6656

Puneet Kumar (KGP): punit167@gmail.com 818-726-3592

Kusum Gupta (R): kmt.iit@gmail.com

Please register as soon as possible so we can plan accordingly.

Pan IIT Socal Board & Advisors

Posted by: Anirban Das @ Jun 2, 2014, 10:24 pm PDT    Filed under: Events, Alumni    Add Comment »
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