The organizing team of the just concluded Global PAN IIT 2013 conference at Houston has been praised by everyone who attended the conference.
Pratish Kanani (B.E. '87 Mech), as one of the conference chairs, along with Witty Bindra (IIT Delhi) as the other chair, shone with their excellent planning and execution. It began with Roopa Gir (M.Tech '74) putting together the bid for the conference and then winning it. Pratish along with the other team members were entrusted with the massive task of putting the conference together. For over a year this team showed untiring pursuit of excellence, the result of which showed in each aspect of the conference.IIT 2013 Global Conference was a mammoth undertaking and the team pulled off a world-class event.
An ExxonMobil executive commented "...the organization and execution of this conference was the best I have ever experienced. Thank you for your hard work, attention to detail, and patience in accommodating our needs."
he said for the accolades that he is "too exhausted to be moved by them; kinda like how many of us felt after a Thomso phestival".
"I am really proud to know Pratish from my days of Roorkee. I have heard nothing but praise from all who attended the conference. The sessions were insightful and the presenters were well prepared . The result was an excellent experience. Congratulations on both a successful and a memorable conference. You have set a new standard for conference to come. Hats Off to you!!"
Anoop Verma (BE '87 EE), President IIT Roorkee Alumni Association of North America and PAN IIT Global Board member
More details to come for the talks/discussions will available for all to share. It’s more than 24 hours of great material. Hopefully, some part will make a difference to someone, somewhere.