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Special Newsletter - North America Reunion 2012 (Aug 12, 2012)

posted May 8, 2013, 9:05 AM by IITRAANA Admin
Special Newsletter - North America Reunion 2012
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Dear {FIRST_NAME|Thomasonian}

A global speaker list consisting of Thomasonians, who are leaders in innovation, technology and research, adorns the event. Please visit the event site to see the details on the program and speaker profiles.

I am pleased to share the following updates with you, please click on the links for details:
REGISTER TODAY:  Register at Early Bird Rates


Anoop Verma
On Behalf of the Organizing Team


Event Souvenir Request for Articles, Photos

Contributions are requested for the Reunion Souvenir in the following areas by Sunday, August 19th:

  • Pictures -  High quality scan is required - the older the better. Please send these with your annotation or story behind it.
  • Thomsonians lingo - Think Chaapo. Common slang from everyone's time at the institute (will be edited for content).
  • What if they tweeted - Think creatively of what famous Thomsonians and other fixtures of our campus would tweet. Think of people like Sir Gangaram, Thomason, Vipin (of Hobbies Club), Punklal (the gardner at Ravindra) and Bhatia Sahab. Only your imagination is your constraint. A note about the character tweeting with explanation of their link to Roorkee is needed.
  • Essay - Reflections on Roorkee. 400 words or fewer.

Please send these to Sanjiv Sinha ( by Sunday August 19th.


Saturday, Sept 1
8:00 AM 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM12:00 PM Welcome
IIT-R Update
Keynote speaker
Panel Discussion
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM  3:15 PM Technology and Research
Keynote speaker
Panel Discussion
3:15 PM 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM 4:30 PM Career Fair & Mentorship
6:00 PM Late night Entertainment

Sunday, Sept 2
8:00 AM9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM 11:00 PM Corporate Leadership
Keynote speaker
Panel Discussion
11:00 AM11:30AM IITR Heritage Foundation
                             Giving Back
11:30 PM12:30 PM IITRAANA
Global Alumni Family
12:30 PM12:45 PM Parting Thoughts
12:45 PM1:00 PM Lunch


Keynotes by

Director Banerji invites all alumni to the Reunion

Career Advancement & Recruitment Program

IIT R Entrepreneur Forum's Pitchfest

Early Bird registration

Special Rate Rooms
still available at Hyatt


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The venue for Alumni Reunion 2012 Chicago organized by IIT Roorkee Alumni Association of North America on September 1st & 2nd 2012 is Hyatt Lisle, at the following address:
Hyatt Lisle
1400 Corporetum Drive
Lisle, IL 60532

We have booked a block of rooms at group rates. Special rates for our event are:
$74/night plus taxes for a regular room
$114/night plus taxes for a suite

To reserve, please call Hyatt toll-free at (888) 421-1442 to book your room. Please ask for "IITR" room rate.

Alternatively please click on the URL below to make reservations

Please make your room reservations now!!