Aspiring Minds, an India-based assessment firm will be hosting the India Science Fest 2020 at IISER (Indian Institute of Science and Education), Pune next year. In collaboration with Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute of Harvard University, the fest will be held on 11 and 12 January.
Talking about the theme, this year is going to be about artificial intelligence and neuroscience with additional focus on life sciences, astronomy, quantum physics, and others. Several exhibitions, discussions, experiments, and more on topics related to the history of science will be organised during this two-day event.
Hands-on demonstrations will also take place during the fest. These demonstrations will include artificial-intelligence-generated art, autonomous vehicles, and brain-controlled helicopters and many more.
A total of 40 speakers from all across the world, including artificial intelligence expert Milind Tambe (Harvard University), astrophysicist Priyamvada Natarajan (Yale), neuroscientists Venkatesh Murthy (Harvard) and so on, will be present at the event as well. Students will have a chance to participate in different competitions and the winners might get a chance to demonstrate their theses or projects to the public. These students will get a chance to be mentored by the best scientists in the world.