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IIT Everywhere Conference at Singapore, Saturday August 26 2006

The first ever Asia-wide IIT alumni event is being held in Singapore, on 26 August 2006. The focus is on "making a difference" in India, Asia and the world.
IIT Everywhere has already gained significant momentum with the support of Pan-IIT chapters in India and the USA, IIT Directors and early interest from several prospective sponsors. Representatives of Singapore government bodies & institutions, prominent figures from other Asian countries and IIT Alumni from across the region are expected to attend the event. We fully expect the Conference to be a “sold out” event, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Who should attend?

  1. IIT Alumni from Singapore, India and the rest of Asia – for world-class networking, insights and good old nostalgia.
  2. Senior officials from Government and Educational institutions – to gain a better understand of the success of the IIT system and to make quality connections within the IITs.
  3. Senior managers from corporations in Singapore and Asia – for priceless insights from successful IIT and non-IIT speakers in the areas of business and technology.

What: IIT Everywhere Conference
Where: Rasa Sentosa Resort
Singapore

When: Saturday, August 26, 2006
Register: http://www.iiteverywhere.org/register.php

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Car Rally and Brunch at Southern California, August 20 2006

See the beautiful back country of Santa Barbara. We will gather at 4422 Tedregal Court, Calabasas, CA 91302 for a drive using back roads to Santa Barbara. Brunch at the famous Four Seasons at Santa Barbara. You may choose not to attend the brunch and explore more of Santa Barbara by yourself (do not forget the wine country). No fee for the event. Brunch fees to be shared with a contribution to the IIT KGP Alumni Association. Budget approx $50 per person brunch fee per person and $15 voluntary contribution to the Alumni Association.

What: Car “rally” from Calabasas (near LA) to Santa Barbara, with optional Brunch

Where: Start at 4422 Tedregal Ct, Calabasas, CA
Brunch at Four Seasons, Santa Barbara

When: Sunday, August 20, 2006

Cost: $50 per person (approx.) for Brunch, with a $15 suggested contribution to IIT Kharagpur Alumni Association. The Brunch is optional. There is no fee for the rest of the event.

RSVP: For more information about this event, and to confirm your attendance, please contact Debasish “Dave” Banerjee.

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“Bollywood night” at the Hollywood Bowl (near Los Angeles), July 16, 2006

The Hollywood Bowl is having a Bollywood night. The IIT Kharagpur alumni of Los Angeles and Southern California are having a pot-luck dinner and an informal meet at the event. Each alumni buys their tickets from ticketmaster.com, but meet at the picnic grounds of the Hollywood Bowl one hour before the event (6pm) for a pot luck picnic.

What: Informal pot-luck and meet at the Hollywood Bowl, on occasion of “Bollywood Night”

Where: Hollywood Bowl
2301 N. Highland Avenue
Hollywood, CA
(323) 850-2000

When: Sunday, July 16
The pot-luck is at 6pm in the grounds of the Hollywood Bowl. The show starts at 7pm.

Tickets: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0B003C24CF9A3E0D

Details about the show: Bollywood Night at the Hollywood Bowl

For more information about this event, please contact Debasish “Dave” Banerjee.

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