PM Modi to address 25th edition of BTS 2022 on Nov 16

PM Modi to address 25th edition of BTS 2022 on Nov 16

Bengaluru: Karnataka IT Minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 25th edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS) on November 16.

“We are honoured to have PM Modi to inaugurate the event and address the gathering at the 25th edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit 2022 on November 16,” he told reporters at a press conference here.

The summit, which will culminate on November 18, will be graced by many international political leaders, including French President Emmanuel Macron virtually and UAE AI and Digital Economy Minister His Highness Oman bin Sultan Al Olama, Narayan said.

The central theme of this year’s BTS is Tech4NexGen and will focus on electronics, IT, deep tech, biotech and startups.

BTS will witness the unveiling of the Silver Jubilee Commemoration Plaque of the summit by Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, along with the felicitation of 35 companies from ITE and Biotech who have completed 25 plus years of service in Bengaluru.

The event will also witness the coming together of global tech leaders, Indian corporates and startups from IT, Deep tech and Biotech, showcasing disruptive technologies, forging partnerships and alliances.

Narayan said BTS is today a landmark event recognised globally and puts India on the global technology map, making it one of the leading technology summits in the country.

The summit will focus on future technologies, along with electronics, IT, deep tech, biotech and startups, he added.

The summit will consist of multi-track conference on IT and Electronics, Deep Tech, Start-Ups and Biotech, Global Innovation Alliance and India USA Tech Conclave.

Over 350 domain experts from over 20 countries will address 70-plus sessions attracting 5000 business delegates.

The ITE and Deep Tech track will focus on AI, Hybrid Cloud, 5G, Edge Computing, Fintech, ESG, Spacetech, Electronics and Semiconductor manufacturing, EV & Mobility, and AVGC.

The Biotech Track will concentrate on Genomics, BioPharma, Gene Editing and Agriculture, One Health, Genomic Medicine, Bio Industrial, Bio Energy, Cell and Gene Therapy, Big Data in Drug Discovery and Bio Investing.

The Startup Track will focus on Digital Public Goods, FinTech, Robotics, Women in Tech, Capital beyond VCs, Social Entrepreneurship and grassroot innovation.

BTS conference will also see Plenary Sessions from most prolific minds. Some of these include Prof. Emmanuelle Charpentier, Nobel Laureate for Chemistry in 2020, Prof Ajay K Sood, Principal Scientific Advisor to the Union Government, Dr Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Aarin Capital, and S Somanath, Chairman ISRO.


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