Computation, Sciences and Society 2017

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This is a first-of-a-kind workshop with the goal of bringing together scientists from various disciplines such as computer science, life sciences and social sciences along with experts from domains such as technology and healthcare to have an in-depth dialogue in order to identify how computation, in the broadest sense, can help address the grand challenges facing society.

Dates

Jan 14-15, 2017

Venue 

The Infosys Leadership Institute, Mysore

Confirmed participants*

  • Manindra Agrawal, IIT Kanpur  
  • Pushpak Bhattacharyya, IIT Patna
  • Somenath Biswas, IIT Kanpur 
  • Vijay Chandru, Strand Genomics
  • Naveen Garg, IIT Delhi 
  • Kris Gopalakrishnan, Infosys & Axilor Ventures
  • Ashish Gupta, MHA
  • Manish Gupta, Videoken and IIIT Bangalore
  • Nitin Gupta, IIT Kanpur 
  • Jayant Haritsa, IISc
  • Shahid Jameel,  Wellcome Trust & DBT India Alliance
  • Ravi Kothari, IBM Research
  • Atul Kumar, IBM Research
  • Rahul Matthan, Trilegal
  • Animesh Mukherjee, IIT Kharagpur
  • Ananth Padmanabhan, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace India
  • Anjaneyulu Pasala, Infosys
  • Jaikumar Radhakrishnan, TIFR 
  • Abhiram Ranade, IIT Bombay 
  • Seema Singh, The Ken
  • Milind Sohoni IIT Bombay
  • Ashwin Srinivasan, BITS Goa 
  • Susmita Sur-Kolay, ISI Kokata
  • Mukund Thattai, NCBS
  • K VijayRaghavan, NCBS & Dept. of Biotechnology
  • Vijayaraghavan Varadharajan, Infosys
  • Nisheeth Vishnoi, EPFL

* By invitation only

Organizers

  • Manindra Agrawal, IIT Kanpur
  • Somenath Biswas, IIT Kanpur
  • Kris Gopalakrishnan, Infosys & Axilor Ventures
  • K VijayRaghavan, NCBS & Dept. of Biotechnology
  • Nisheeth Vishnoi, EPFL

Support

Funding and support for this workshop comes from the Pratiksha Trust.

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