Program schedule for:


        December 13, 2008 (Saturday)

 Date  Time  Program  Keynote Talks  Speakers
 13/12/08  0900  Commencement
 of Registration of
 Delegates
 13/12/08  0930 - 1000 Inauguration of
 Alumni Events
 13/12/08  1000 - 1300 Alumni Events
 13/12/08  1500 - 1730 Inauguration
 and Welcome
 Function
Professor C N R Rao
Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam
Dr. K Kasturirangan
Professor P. Balaram
Dr. J J Irani
Professor N. Balakrishnan
 13/12/08  1830 - 2000 Hindustani Santoor
 Recital by Pandit
 Shivkumar Sharma




        December 14, 2008 (Sunday)

 Date  Time  Program  Speaker
 14/12/08  0900 - 1100 Conference Keynote Talks
Professor Martin Rees
Mr. S Ramadorai
Professor Subra Suresh
 14/12/08  1100 - 1700 IISc Showcase
 14/12/08  1100 - 1230 Release of the IISc Stamp
 and Special Address by His Excellency
 Shri. Mohammad Hamid Ansari,
 Vice President of India
 14/12/08  1130 - 1300  Panel Session
 Chair: Professor Goverdhan Mehta

 India - A Knowledge Power:
 Opportunities and Challenges
 Panelists:
Dr. Vijay Chandru
Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala
Dr. Gretchen Kalonji
Dr. Manju Sharma
Professor K R Sreenivasan
Dr. K Toyoma
 14/12/08  1415 - 1730
Interdisciplinary Workshops
 (in parallel)
Micro and Nano Technologies
Energy and Materials
Integrative Biology
Earth and Climate Sciences
Intelligent Transportation
Complex Systems and Networks
Sustainable Technologies and
 Technology Outreach
 14/12/08  1830 - 1930 Public Lecture  The Most Reverend
 Desmond Tutu Archbishop
 Emeritus of Cape Town,
 South Africa




 December 15, 2008 (Monday)

 Date  Time  Program  Speaker
 15/12/08  0900 - 1100 Conference Keynote Talks  Professor Sydney Brenner
 Professor Arcot Ramachandran
 15/12/08  1100 - 1700 IISc Showcase
 15/12/08  1130 - 1315  Panel Session
 Chair: Professor J Srinivasan
:
 Climate Change:
 An Indian perspective
Professor Timothy F. Flannery
Professor Madhav Gadgil
Ms. Sunita Narain
Professor Anand Patwardan
Mr. Shyam Saran
 15/12/08  1415 - 1730
Divisional Workshops
 (in parallel)
Biological Sciences
Chemical Sciences
Electrical Sciences
Mechanical Sciences
Mathematical & Physical Sciences
 15/12/08  1800 - 1930 Public Lecture
1. Dr. Sam Pitroda
2. TBA
 15/12/08  2030 - 2200 Bharatanatyam Dance Recital
 by Ms. Malavika Sarukkai




December 16, 2008 (Tuesday)

 Date  Time  Program  Speaker
 16/12/08  0900 - 1100 Conference Keynote Talks
 Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
 Professor Eric Maskin
 16/12/08  1100 - 1700 IISc Showcase
 16/12/08  1130 - 1300  Panel Session
 Chair: Professor N. Balakrishnan
:
 Rediscovering IISc for the 21st Century
Dr. D. Balasubramanian
Dr. M. K. Bhan
Professor S. K. Brahmachari
Dr. R. Chidambaram
Dr. Glyn Davis
Professor M. Natarajan
Professor T. Ramasami
Professor Raj Reddy
 16/12/08  1415 - 1545 IISc: Past, Present, and Future

 
Coordinators: Professor M.L. Munjal
 and Professor S. Chandrasekaran
 Participants:
 Professor C.N.R. Rao
 Professor G. Padmanaban
 Professor Goverdhan Mehta
 Professor A. Sreedharan
 Professor M. Vijayan
 Professor P. Balaram
 Professor N. Balakrishnan
 16/12/08  1600 - 1700 Conference Valedictory