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IIT Kharagpur which believes passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world is organising TEDxIITKgp on 6th February 2011. The event will bring together eminent thinkers and doers from around the world, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives in under 18 minutes. TED is an annual event organised with the objective to inspire people to greatness, make positive change and to share ideas. TEDx are such events licensed by TED which can be organised to spread the spirit of "ideas worth spreading".


With the theme “Ignite change”, the talks at TEDxIITKgp explore a huge array of captivating topics and ideas which combine to spark deep discussion and connections.

Some of the speakers at TEDxIITKgp are:

Dr  P Anandan- Awarded the title of “Distinguished Scientist 2010” and Director, Microsoft Research India


 Narayanan Krishnan- Chef turned social worker, listed among top 10 world heroes by CNN


 Arnab Ray- Award winning blogger and writer - twice voted the most widely read blogger by Indiablogs (www.greatbong.net)



 Swapnil Kant Dixit and Ashutosh Kumar- Executive and Programming Directors respectively, Tata Jagriti Yatra

 Kranthi Kiran Vistakula- MIT alumnus, innovator and entrepreneur (Named Innovator of the year by Technology Review India


 Srinivas Mohan – Award-winning Visual Effects Director of Endhiran (Robot)

 Arunabh Kumar- Bollywood movie maker (Assistant Director, Om Shanti Om) and IIT Kharagpur alumnus


Presenting the world’s most fascinating speakers live at TEDxIITKgp on 6th February 2011. Be there to discover the power of ideas! Don’t miss it!!

Event Time: 3pm-8pm

Venue: Kalidas Auditorium, IIT Kharagpur.

Limited seats available. Hurry up! Register at www.tedxiitkgp.com

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