From: December 16, 2016
To: December 18, 2016
Venue:    IIT Bombay, IIT Area, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076
IIT Bombay, IIT Area, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076

TechFest 2016 in IIT Bombay from December 16-18, 2016

Born in 1998 with the motto of promoting technology, scientific thinking and innovation, Techfest has surpassed 19 golden years of creating an unmatched aura of a science and technology spectacle year after year at the IIT Bombay campus at Powai, Mumbai. It is today well established as Asia’s Largest Science and Technology festival with more than 165,000 people in attendance and a reach of over 2500 colleges across India and over 500 overseas.

In its endeavour to provide an international platform for the youth to showcase their talents and skills in fierce competitions, displaying cutting edge technology and research from all over the globe, having world renowned personalities motivate the youth and promoting solutions to alleviate the common man of his banal yet significant problems, Techfest strives for one and all to get inspired and look up to.

Techfest is entirely managed by students of IIT Bombay with a three-tier team structure. The core committee consists of 23 members comprising of 1 Overall Coordinator at the helm and 22 Managers. Techfest is a true believer in the concept of a team of equals. Every brickbat is shared equally by the team as is in every bouquet. Although every aspect of Techfest is no closer to one manager than the other but for smooth functioning, certain portfolios are allocated to every manager.

The portfolios can be broadly categorised into two sections – administration and events. The administrative portfolios primarily include tasks like accounts, infrastructure, media and marketing, hospitality, publicity, web and creatives. The events portfolios include responsibility for each of the numerous happenings and initiatives taken by Techfest each year. A team of over 800 Coordinators and Organisers along with their respective managers work in sync to execute and implement the splendid spectacle called Techfest.

Initiatives

A simple idea can inspire, motivate and produce a change. With an aim to reach the goal of an ideal world, each year we take up social initiatives that inspire dedicated and hardworking volunteers from all ages and walks of life, to come together and be the change they want to see.

Ideate

The sole motto of Ideate is to discover the best ideas and innovations from across the nation that would reform and revolutionize the present day scenario in India. One single idea has the potential to become the harbinger of change and a crusader for a cause in the coming days. Techfest invites all ruminators to bring in their ideas and act to reform the existing techniques to make this world a better place to live in.

Competitions

Technology never ceases to amaze us with its prodigious involvement in our daily life. In this era of technological advancement and spirit of leaping forward in every way, we invite you to melt your brains in the web of competitions which seek the knack of acting upon mean materials and circuits. Get ready and think hard to aim for extremely mind bending competitions of this edition.

Workshops

Have you always been inquisitive of the cutting edge technology and want an enriching experience while learning them? Or do you want to interact with the students sharing common interest and dive deep into the subject. If yes, then workshops at Techfest bring you face to face with the latest technology while providing you valuable hands-on experience under the guidance of renowned professionals.

TechFest World MUN

We should acknowledge and celebrate what youth can do to build a safer world and strengthen our efforts to include young people in policies and decision-making processes that benefit their futures and ours. We bring forth 3 days of unforgettable experience for you with stimulating discussions, gripping agendas, exciting committees and intense, unadulterated MUNning.

Lectures

Eminent personalities, exotic topics and enlightening insights – a segment dedicated to spreading excellence. Lecture series aims at helping millions of young minds realize their dreams by giving them a platform where they can interact with ingenious personalities from all over the world and have an experience of a lifetime.

Exhibitions

From showcasing the technologies of the times of ancient civilizations to the modern out of the box innovations, Exhibitions at Techfest plays host to the technological avant-garde, satisfying the inquisitive vigor of spiraling queues and massive hordes every year. This segment offers a sneak peek into the future that is guaranteed to take your breath away.

Technolix

As the day reaches its climax, the lavish open air theatre of IIT Bombay is filled with thousands of people witnessing the aura of the captivating shows by international artists from across the globe enthralling them, filling their veins with adrenaline and leaving a look of awe on their faces.

Ozone

Experience the exhilaration in Ozone with spine tingling events. Get a joyful and thrilling experience seeing the professionals perform breathtaking shows. Encounter an alternate reality, rushing through at breakneck speeds and extra dimensional experience. Ozone has something for one and all.

Website URL: http://www.techfest.org/

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