Global PAN IIT 2013 Conference Houston was held from Friday, Dec 6th to Sunday, Dec 8th. All attendees enjoyed this conference for its excellent execution, good fun, inspirational speakers, and fantastic content like the insightful and thought provoking keynotes by Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen (noted economist), President Vicente Fox (ex-President Mexico), Blake Irving (GoDaddy CEO), Gene Kranz (Flight Director, Apollo 13) and other stars.
The conference concluded with the baton being passed for PAN IIT 2014. IIT Roorkee will be the host of next conference in 2014 to be held in Delhi. Mr. Himangshu Vaish, Chairman PAN IIT India, accepted the baton on behalf of IIT Roorkee.
During the conference, Prof. S. C. Sharma (BE '80 Mech), Dean of Alumni Affairs joined the IIT Roorkee alumni from U.S.A. and India. He addressed the alumni on Friday with the following update on the key developments at IIT Roorkee:
This conference was special with IIT Roorkee's Pratish Kanani (BE '87 Mech) leading the charge as the co-chair. Hats off to him, it was an awesome event. All the attendees had great things to say about it and it set the standard for all subsequent events. Read More..
Last but not the least.. Excellent food. For full coverage visit iit2013.org and https://www.facebook.com/iitGlobalConference.
Thanks to Hersh for the post conference tea and Roopa for post dinner tea - It was fun!!
We were privileged to have some of our senior alumni, some of the senior most alumni being Mr Gyan Agarwal (BE '60 EE) with Mrs Sadhna Agarwal, Mr Shailendra Endley (BE '63 Civil), Mr Ashok Nagrath (BE '64 EE) and Mr Haku Israni (BE '66 Civil) as the attendees. We thank all the attendees for their time during the campus meeting at the conference for the updates from Prof S C Sharma (Dean Alumni Affairs) and IIT R Heritage Foundation (Manoj Goel, Harish Goyal, Prady Misra and Aditya Gupta).
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