IIIT Bangalore to host the 6th edition of its annual Research, Innovation, Society & Entrepreneurship (RISE) symposium

The three-day research-based event will be hosted virtually and will strive to encourage research innovations and provide a platform for industry-academia collaborations

Bengaluru – The International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT Bangalore), will host the 6th edition of its annual flagship event, RISE over a period of three days between February 17 and 19. The RISE symposium aims to inspire contributions to society through research-led technological innovations and bring together students, academicians and corporate leaders to collaborate on the 4 dimensions of RISE – Research, Innovation, Society & Entrepreneurship.


The event will begin with a Research Colloquium on day one, led by PhD and Master of Science scholars presenting their research-led innovations and abstracts to an internal audience. The Technology Fest slated for day two is open to external participants and will have an opening keynote by Mr. G. Raj Narayan, Founder & Managing Director of Radel India. This will be followed by three panel discussions around ‘Tech for remote education’, ‘Navigating a career in tech’ and ‘Data localization and its effect on businesses’. The Technology Fest will also host debates, other competitions such as Crypto-Combat and CodeQuestand, and honor the winners of the ByteSynergy Hackathon. The winners will have the opportunity to collaborate with IIIT Bangalore’s Innovation Centre. The event will conclude on day three with an ‘Open House’, for corporate leaders and registered participants to interact with IIIT Bangalore faculty and discuss ongoing research projects as well as the potential collaboration opportunities. The Open House will host distinguished academicians Prof C. V. Jawahar, ACM India Outstanding Contribution to Computing Education Award 2021 recipient, IIIT Hyderabad and Prof Sunita Sarawagi, ACM Fellow 2021, IIT Bombay as keynote speakers.

“RISE continues to inspire and foster cutting-edge contributions in the dimensions of Research, Innovation, Society and Entrepreneurship. With the pursuit of ground-breaking developments that add value to society through technology, we look forward to novel ideas from innovators this year,” said Prof. Debabrata Das, Director, IIIT Bangalore.

Prof Srinath Srinivasa, Professor & Dean (R&D), IIIT Bangalore said, “Research and innovation are paramount for catalysing transformative solutions for the society. The objective of the annual RISE event, is to aid researchers to make exceptional contributions and help connect academics and research with external stake holders in a collaborative way.”


The event is open for registration at https://rise.iiitb.ac.in/


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