SRM University, with their motto ‘Learn, Leap and Lead’, stays true to that very spirit of innovation. On the 13th and 14th of July, the university is set to host India’s first ever Technical Summit, the T Summit, a gathering of few of the brightest minds in the nation to discuss about important issues come up with solutions for a number of problems the world would be facing in the future. Being held in Kalyan Hometel, Vandalur.
The T Summit would be attended by seventeen of India’s top ranked Institutions including various Indian Institutes of Technology such as IIT Kanpur, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Madras and IIT Gandhi Nagar and National Institutes of Technology like NIT Calicut, NIT Rourkela and NIT Raipur. The highly ignited young minds would be deliberating on the topic of ‘Young Innovation’, something which would surely pave the way for a better tomorrow. A Summit of this importance could only be overseen by someone who knows the importance of innovation in everyday life. Part of a very special guest panel for the T Summit, Dr. Avinash Chander, former advisor to the Minister of Defence at the DRDO and Prof. Atul Gurtu, head of the Indian team to carry out the LC experiment at CERN, would also be present as the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour respectively.
With the ultimate aim of carrying out vigorous discussions over a span of two days, including a round table conference of idea sharing with invigorating agendas like providing a conducive platform for innovation for all students equally; bridging the gap between industrialists and researchers through the fests; instilling social and environmental responsibility among innovators and creating a platform for effective collaboration between technical fests towards nation building.
The opening address was presented by the public relations organizer of the fest Aaruush and the welcome address by the secretary. The inaugural address was given to the participants by the Chief Guest Dr. Avinash Chander whereas Mr. Atul Gurtu presented the key note address.