Friday, July 04, 2008
Looking Ahead: The Next Fifty Years
Alumni of Mumbai Indian Institute of Technology is organising a World Conference in New York, from July 18 to 20, 2008. The United States of America is home to an estimated 50,000 alumni or about twenty five percent (25%) of graduates from different IITs, placed all over the world.The Marriott Marquis Hotel, Times Square, New York will play host to the largest ever North American IIT alumni event where over 1000 attendees are expected to join in this celebration. The event is open to all IIT alumni and anyone who is interested in the IITs and India.The programme includes thought-provoking speakers and informative panels. The theme of the Golden Jubilee Conference 2008 is Looking Ahead: The Next Fifty Years.Firms founded by IIT Bombay Alumni have created tens of thousands of jobs in America. Some of these firms are traded on NASDAQ.