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GLOBAL PAN IT ALUMNI CONFERENCE

JANUARY 12, 13 & 14, 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C


THE FUTURE IS HERE NOW


“Group discount rates available for 10 or more registrants. Please CONTACT US to take advantage of our group discounts. We look forward to your participation!” 

The IIT2024 Global Conference will explore how technological innovation can help shape a better future for all. We believe that advancements in artificial intelligence, sustainable energy, and medicine can provide a brighter future for the planet and its inhabitants. Our conference brings together thought leaders from industry, academia, and government to discuss how technology can enhance human flourishing, and catalyze innovation in these important fields.

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About IIT2024

The IIT2024 Global Conference USA is a prestigious and globally recognized gathering organized by the PanIIT USA Alumni Association. These conferences serve as a platform for IIT alumni from all over the world to come together, network, collaborate, and ideate on important issues related to technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and societal impact.

The first ever PanIIT Global Conference took place in 2003 in Cupertino, California, with Bill Gates as a keynote speaker, and is now a regular event that attracts a large number of alumni. The conferences typically feature keynote speeches, panel discussions, and networking opportunities. The focus of each conference varies, but common themes include technology, innovation, business, leadership, and social development.

Over the years, the PanIIT conferences have grown in size and importance, attracting renowned speakers, industry leaders, and thinkers. The conferences have expanded beyond the United States and have been held in different cities around the world, including Chicago, New York, Mumbai, Delhi, and Singapore.

The PanIIT conference series continues to evolve and adapt to the needs of a changing world, providing a dynamic forum that envisions a better future through technology and leadership.

The next PanIIT USA conference will be held in Jan 2024 in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Please visit this site often for updates.

Theme: Innovation

The foundational theme of the IIT2024 Global Conference Program is Innovation. The IITs rank close to Stanford and Harvard in the number of “unicorn” technology companies they have founded. IIT alumni have contributed to cutting-edge advancements in many sectors, ranging from information technology to biotechnology.

The IIT alumni network in the US continues to foster collaboration, knowledge exchange, and entrepreneurship. The PanIIT USA Conferences and the IIT Startups initiative are part of this effort. The Conference will highlight innovators and thought leaders spanning business, government, academia and research from a variety of cutting-edge fields, and seeks to spark further creative ideation through thought-provoking cross-disciplinary sessions to advance technology progress, effective policy and social impact.

The Conference will focus on four major areas – 

AI research has recently made enormous strides, with breakthroughs in areas such as deep learning, natural language processing, and computer vision. 

These advancements have resulted in AI systems achieving remarkable feats such as generating essays and responses undetectable as machine-generated, as well as artistic and creative images and videos from simple prompts. AI is already being applied across many domains and industries, ranging from healthcare and finance to transportation and entertainment, and the recent breakthroughs open up tremendous near-term possibilities that were thought to be years in the future.

At the conference, we will hear from visionary leaders and technologists from a range of fields on both the potential and the pitfalls of this groundbreaking technology.

In recent years, groundbreaking research and technological innovations have revolutionized various aspects of healthcare. From precision medicine and genomics to artificial intelligence and robotics, these advancements have transformed diagnostics, treatment, and patient care. The integration of AI in healthcare has enabled faster and more accurate diagnoses, as well as the development of predictive models for diseases. Robotics and telemedicine have enhanced accessibility to healthcare, especially in remote areas. 

At the conference, we will hear from leaders in the field on the advancements and policies that offer a healthier future for all.

The role of cheap and abundant energy in changing lives and eliminating poverty is well understood, and has been the driver for India’s nuanced stand on climate policy. Higher standards of living also drive environmental consciousness and preservation. Developed-world policy proposals for sustainability have tended to gloss over negative economic impacts on the economically vulnerable. The PanIIT USA 2024 conference will highlight the crucial theme of energy and environment in the context of economic development and environmental stewardship. The conference will bring together experts, scientists, policymakers, and industry leaders to discuss renewable energy technologies and sustainable practices. By fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing, the energy and environment theme at PanIIT USA 2024 aims to inspire actionable solutions and pave the way for a future that is both equitable and sustainable.

India has made remarkable progress in many fields, positioning itself as a global force to be reckoned with. The country has achieved substantial economic growth, fueled by strides in industrialization, technological advancements, and a burgeoning entrepreneurial spirit. Infrastructure development has been a key focus, with the government implementing ambitious projects in transportation, renewable energy, healthcare, and smart cities. The country’s space program has achieved remarkable milestones, including successful satellite launches and ambitious missions to the Moon and Mars.

Moreover, India’s cultural influence now resonates worldwide, with its rich heritage, vibrant film industry, and diverse traditions captivating global audiences. With its vast potential, growing middle class, and a young demographic dividend, India is poised to further accelerate its progress and have a prominent role on the global stage.

23
IITs
7
International IITs
50K+
US Alumni
500K+
Global Alumni

SCHEDULE

Day 1, Friday, Jan 12

  • US-India Business Dialog with PanIIT, FICCI and USIBC

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  • Registration, in Lower Atrium

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  • Congressional Reception at the US Capitol Rayburn Building

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  • Reception at the Indian Embassy with Government of India Officials

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  • Conference Welcome, Music/DJ, General Entertainment

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  • IIT2024 Welcome Remarks

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  • IIT2024 Recognitions

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Day 2, Saturday, Jan 13

  • Registration, outside Maryland Ballroom

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  • Conference Opening

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  • Keynote - Breakthrough Investing - AI, CleanTech, Biotech

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  • Keynote - India Rising

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  • Keynote - The Global Economy

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  • Break

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  • Keynote - AI and the Future of Business

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  • Keynote - AI in Education

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  • Lunch

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  • Keynote - The Future of the Internet

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  • Keynote - Science, Technology, and Innovation

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  • Break

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  • Talk - Improving Cancer Treatment: From Math Modeling to Mice to Patients

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  • Panel - Energy and Sustainability

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  • Panel - Next Wave of Enterprise Experience with GenAI

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  • Talk - Outsmarting AI

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  • Panel - Hydrogen: The Future of Energy?

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  • Panel - Medicine: Foundations and Frontiers

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  • Break

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  • Panel - India Today and Tomorrow

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  • The Startup Wave

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  • Panel - Investing for Social Impact

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  • Innovation and Inner Transformation: An Introduction to Meditation With The Art of Living Foundation

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  • PanIIT Board Meeting

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  • Alumni Meeting: IIT Gandhinagar

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  • Alumni Meeting: IIT Roorkee

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  • Alumni Meeting: IIT BHU

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  • Alumni Meeting: IIT Delhi

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  • Alumni Meeting: IIT Madras

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  • Alumni Meeting: IIT Kanpur

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  • Alumni Meeting: IIT Bombay

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  • Alumni Meeting: IIT Kharagpur

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  • Gala and Entertainment

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  • Dinner

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  • PanIIT Past and Present

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  • Entertainment with Indian Idol Stars Danish and Shanmukhapriya

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Day 3, Sunday, Jan 14

  • Registration, outside Maryland Ballroom

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  • Alumni Meeting: Campus and Chapter Presidents

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  • Conference Opening

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  • Keynote - Innovation Anywhere, Opportunities Everywhere: Accelerating the Frontiers of Science and Technology

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  • Keynote Panel - iCET: Growing the Indo-US Critical Technology Ecosystem

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  • Keynote Panel - The Future of the IITs - Excellence in Technical Education

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  • Raffle & Break

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  • Keynote - Innovation, Technology, & Entrepreneurship

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  • Young Researcher Forum (with lunch break)

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  • From Campus to Corner Office: Disrupting the Leadership Journey in the new world!

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  • Panel - Energy Innovations

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  • Panel - AI: Shaping the Future

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  • Lunch / Campus Meetings with Lunch

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  • Technology-driven Rural Transformation

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  • GenAI in Healthcare: Boosting Productivity

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  • Ayurveda and Technology

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  • Digital Transformation in CBP

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  • Keynote - Technology Diplomacy : Navigating the Geopolitical Landscape

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  • Professional Researcher Forum

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  • Closing Ceremony & Volunteer Recognition Awards

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SCHEDULE