Intellectual Interaction with Noble Laureates and Scientists at Sahyadri Conclave  

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Intellectual Interaction with Noble Laureates and Scientists at Sahyadri Conclave

Intellectual Interaction with Noble Laureates and Scientists at Sahyadri Conclave at Sahyadri Engineering Campus, Adyar-Mangaluru from 6th to 10th January 2018

Mangaluru: It’s going to be ONE of the BIGGEST CONCLAVE in the HISTORY of Mangaluru, when Sahyadri will be hosting its first Conclave on Science, Technology and Management from 6th to 10th, January 2018. Science is about knowing; engineering is about doing. The science of today is the technology of tomorrow. Therefore Science conclave focus on holistic Integration through useful deliberations amidst all the scientists. Nearly 1200 delegates will be participating in this 5-day long conclave.

Addresing the media persons during a press meet held at Mangalore Press Club, Prof. U M Bhushi-Principal of Sahyadri Engineering College said, “Conclave provides opportunity to the young generation to meet and interact Noble Laureates, Internationally renowned Scientists and Industrialists. The primary purpose of the Conclave is to instil in young minds, the student participants spirit of scientific inquiry through motivating interactions with the renowned Nobel Laureates and Scientists. It will also help them in career guidance towards science and technology. About 1200 students spanning from various streams viz. High School, Pre-University students, UG and PG in Basic Sciences, Engineering and Management will participate in the conclave.”

He further said, “The interactive sessions will pave the way for a right career in the direction of scientific advancement and allied technologies for technical students and transformational leadership for management students. Sahyadri intends to host this event as a Social responsibility by providing this opportunity for high school students, as it is the right time for them to explore science and technology in the best way and chose their career.”

Also speaking during the Meet, Prof D L Prabhakara-Director said, “The event will span over five days which will cover sessions such as Interaction with Nobel Laureates, Panel Discussion with Scientists, Technocrats and Entrepreneurs, and other sessions on technology and management. There will be technical sessions related to current technological advancements which will be delivered by renowned professors and technocrats. The Conclave will deliberate on the common Themes relating to life to make the young minds to be self aware, scientifically and rationally analyze to be disciplined in its use with outdis-abusing. The themes are: Water; Energy; Environment; and Health.”

Prof. C. K. Manjunath, Chief Co-ordinator, Dr. Manjappa, Research Director, and Prof. Anush Bekal, Co-ordinator were present in the Press meet

Sahyadri conclave is organized in association with – Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India; Karnataka Biotechnology & Information Technology Services – KBITS; Karnataka Science & Technology Promotion Society Govt. of Karnataka – KSTePS; Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India; Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi – VTU; Mangalore University, Mangaluru; and Ramaiah Institutes of Technology, Bengaluru.

Sahyadri conclave is supported by All Cargo Logistics Ltd, Canara Bank, Dr. B R Ambedkar Medical College, Bengaluru, DIDAC India and the in-house Start-Ups namely Sams Techno Mech Pvt. Ltd, APTRA Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Research Design Lab – RDL Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Sahyadri Edu Dreamers R&D Pvt. Ltd, Dream Tech Innovations, SAHYAWARE, Caliper Engineering & Lab Pvt. Ltd & FLOTANOMERS.

Renowned Noble Laureates & International Scientists at conclave:

· Ada E. Yonath, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2009

· Serge Haraoche, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2012

· Joseph Sifakis, Turing Award in Computer Science, 2007

· Robert C Richarson, Scientific Researcher in Robotics, Leeds University, UK

· Satish K. Tripathu, President, University of Buffalo, USA

· S S Iyengar, Professor, Florida University

· Anish Arora Professor, Ohio University, USA

· Satya Prakash, Professor, Mcgill University, Canada

· Padma Shri Anat Agarwal, CEO at edX MIT, USA

· Anuradha Agarwal, Principal Research Scientist, MIT, USA.

Indian eminent personalities participating in the Conclave:

Dr. Ramana Deekshithulu, Chief Priest, Tirumala Temple
Dr. Prahlada Rama Rao, Advisor, S-VYASA University
Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, New Delhi
Dr. M. D. Tiwari, Former Director, IIIT- Allahabad
Prof. Karisiddappa, Vice-Chancellor, VTU, Belagavi
Prof. K Byrappa, Vice-Chancellor, Mangalore University
Dr. Shankara K. Prasad, Founder & Chairman,
D. P. Agarwal, “Former Chairman, UPSC of India
Dr. Sudhir K. Mishra BrahMos, DRDO, Ministry of Defense
Mr. M N Vidyashankar, IAS, Former Addl Chief Secretary, Govt. of Karnataka
Mr. Amar Kumar Pandey, IPS, Addl Director General of Police, Govt. of Karnataka
Mr. Sanjay Sahay, IPS Addl Director General of Police, Govt. of Karnataka
Dr. S N Omkar, Chief Research Scientist, IISc, Bengaluru
Mr. Rajashekar Hiremat, President, Flexitron, Bengaluru
Dr. T. G. Sitharam, Chairman, AICTE, South West Regional Office
Dr. Jagadeesh Gopalan, Professor, Aerospace Engineering, IISc Bangalore
Mr. Kavi Mahesh, Director, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad
Mr. Y B Ramakrishna, Chairman, Bio Fuels Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
Prof. Chidanand Gowda, Former Vice-Chancellor, Kuvempu University
Mr. S M Sunder, CEO, CALIPER Engineering & Lab Pvt. Ltd
Mr. A K Sharma, Mridangist
Prof. V Krishna Professor & Head, Mechanical Engg, PES Institute of Technology
Mr. Gopal Mugeraya, Director, NIT – Goa
Mr. Suresh Nagesh, Chair Professor, PES University
Mr. Rajendra D, Business Solutions Evangelist, Zoho Corporation
C D Balaji, Scientist, Chairman, Centre of Excellence in Aerospace & Defence (CEAD)
Dr. Hari Krishna, Chairman, Imperial College of Business Studies, Bangalore
Me. Veerabadra Yadwad, Product Manager, Yokogawa India Ltd.
Mr. Bashir Ahmed, Coordinator, Biomedical Sciences, EMMRC University, Srinagar
Mr. V Krishnamurthy, HOD in the Civil Department , PES University
Mr. Karaba Nataraj, Professor, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore
Mr. Hasanabba, Ex MLC, Bengaluru
Mr. Chandrashekhar Veltech, pro Vice Chancellor, Veltech University
Mr. Dipshikha, Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Mr. Gopal Hegde, Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
Mr. K R Mohan Ram, Station Reactor Physcist, NPCIL, KAIGA
Mr. Prakash Bettadapur, Senior Advisor, Dhiomics Analytics Private Limited
Mr. Manoj Rajan, Additional Secretary Co-operation Department, Govt. of Karnataka
Mr. Rajah Vijaykumar, Chairman, Organization de Scalene, Bengaluru
Mr. Amar Kumar Pandey, Additional Director General of Police, Govt. of Karnataka,
Ms. Anita Pai, Senio r General Manager and Head- Customer care, ICICI Bank, Mumbai
Mr. Sandeep S P, HR Lead for Engineering, Rolls Royce India, Bangalore
Mr. Chethan Shenoy, Associate Director, Anand Raati, Mumbai
Mr. Bharath Shivappa, Director & Head – Business Development, Deloitte India
Mr. Ananth Ravi, Senior Vice President, Reliance Industries Limited
Dr. B. K. Ravindra, Vice chancellor, Alliance University, Bangalore
Mr. Chethan Shenoy, Associate Director & Head of Investment Products, Anand Raathi Securities, Mumbai
Mr. Kamlesh Manuja, Head-Business Operations, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance, Mumbai
Mr. Rahul Kini, International Business Operations Management Leader, Target Corporation, Bangalore
Mr. H V Dinesh Prasad, Founder Chairman & Principal, Noble School of Business, Bengaluru
Dileep Chandra, IND, PAK & PHL HRGS Country Manager WW L & D Service Delivery Manager , Hewlett-Packard India

Science Conclave inauguration on January 6, 2018 at 4:00 pm –

In the august presence of

· Dr. Ramana Deekshithulu, Chief Priest of Tirumala Temple.

· Hon’ble Minister for Higher Education Mr. Basavaraj Rayareddy

· Hon,ble Minister for Science and technology M. R. Seetharam

· Dr. M. D. Tiwari, Former Director , IIIT- Allahabad

· Dr. Shashi Kiran Shetty, Founder and Chairman, Allcargo Logistics, Mumbai

· Shri. Radhakrishna, President, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Medical College, Bengaluru

Also there will be Parallel sessions by specialized resource persons for the Engineering students on their areas of expertise like: Machine Learning & Deep Learning

· Artificial Intelligence& Virtual reality

· Robotics

· Embedded Systems& Other latest Technologies

· Internet of Things(IoT)

· Network Security

· Cloud computing

· Data Analytics

Highlights of the event are :

· Science project exhibition,

· Planetarium from DST, Karnataka

· “BrahMos” Exhibition from DRDO

· Indian heritage

· “KRADLE”, renewable Energy Exhibitions

· Butterfly Exhibitions

· Mathematics Exhibition,

· Air Shows & Drones

· VEDIC science on the River Bank.

Valedictory program on January 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm.

In the august presence of

· Ada E. Yonath, Nobel Prize in Chemistry

· Serge Haraoche, Nobel Prize in Physics

· Shri. Priyank M. Kharge, Hon’ble Minister for IT, BT and Tourism, Govt. of Karnataka

· Shri. Gaurav Gupta, IAS, Principal Secretary, IT, BT and Tourism, Govt. of Karnataka

· Prof. Karanam Uma Maheshwar Rao, Director – NITK, Surathkal

· Prof. K. Byrappa, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Mangalore University


Every day 6pm to 8pm Cultural Program depicting the Indian Culture on the themes envisaged for the day on Water, Environment, Energy and Health.

· Musical fusion of mathematics called ‘LayaLavanya’ by Anoor Ananthakrishna Sharma

· Magic Show by Kudroli Ganesh

· Shadow Play by Tejasvi

· Cultural Extravaganza Students of Sahyadri

For more Information contact :

Chief Co-ordinator: Dr. C K Manjunath, Ph.D. (MIT, Boston) +91 94498 45900
Co-ordinator: Mr. Anush Bekal, BE, MS, (Ph.D.) +91 94498 45928
Sahyadri Website: Registration can be done through

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