Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS) 2023, acclaimed as Asia’s foremost technology event, is set to kick off in a mere two days. This monumental summit is meticulously organized through a collaborative effort by the Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology, the Government of Karnataka, and the Software Technology Parks of India.
On Saturday, IT & Biotechnology Minister Priyank Kharge announced that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will inaugurate the 26th Bengaluru Tech Summit.
The event serves as a catalyst for the convergence of influential figures in the technology realm, providing a platform for technology pioneers, burgeoning startups, insightful investors, and state-of-the-art research labs to come together. Attendees from more than 30 countries will contribute to the global discourse on innovation, fostering an environment that encourages the exchange of ideas, collaboration, and the exploration of cutting-edge advancements in the tech landscape.
The Bengaluru Tech Summit stands as a testament to the region’s commitment to staying at the forefront of technological progress and driving impactful change on a global scale.
Bengaluru Tech Summit 2023 Details
Date: 23 November 2023 to 01 December 2023
Timings: 10 AM to 07 PM
Venue: Bangalore Palace Ground, Bengaluru
Theme: The theme for this edition of the Bengaluru Tech Summit is “Breaking Boundaries“
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What to Expect from the 26th Bengaluru Tech Summit?
The kickoff will feature special guests from around the globe, including Bagdat Mussin, the Minister of Digital Development, Innovations, and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan; Mark Papermaster, the tech guru as the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of AMD; and we’ll also get insights from Sari Multala, the Minister of Science and Culture of Finland, and Volker Wissing, the Minister of Digital Affairs and Transport of Germany, through their recorded messages. Exciting international perspectives coming our way!
The event is set to welcome some big names from the Indian industry, like Rishad Premji, the Executive Chairman of Wipro Limited; Kiran Majumdar Shaw, who wears multiple hats as the Chairperson of the Vision Group on Biotechnology and Executive Chairperson of Biocon Ltd; Kris Gopalakrishnan, the Chairman of the Vision Group on IT and Co-founder of Infosys; and not to forget Prashanth Prakash, the Chairman of the Vision Group on Startups and a Founding Partner of Accel Partners India, among other impressive folks. It’s going to be a gathering of some heavy hitters
A special event called ‘Legend, Legacy & Leadership’ will have N R Narayana Murthy, Infosys Founder, chatting with Nikhil Kamath, Zerodha Co-founder. There will also be a Fireside Chat with Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Union Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India.
Some of the key dignitaries and speakers addressing this year’s BTS include Dr. R.A. Mashelkar, Former Director General, of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR); Nobel Laureate & American Biologist Dr. H. Robert Horvitz; among others.
Bengaluru Tech Summit 2023 will feature a diverse and enriching event spectrum, Encompassing a Multi-Track Conference on IT & Electronics, Deep Tech, Start-Ups, and Biotech, attendees can expect a rich exchange of insights and knowledge across these pivotal sectors. The conference serves as a platform for thought leaders, experts, and enthusiasts to delve into the latest advancements, trends, and transformative ideas shaping the future of technology.
At the heart of the summit lies the International Exhibition, a showcase of cutting-edge technologies and groundbreaking solutions, providing a firsthand experience of the industry’s evolution. The Global Innovation Alliance fosters collaboration on a global scale, facilitating connections and partnerships that transcend borders. The India-USA Tech Conclave is a highlight, bringing together key players from both nations to discuss and chart the course for collaborative endeavors in the tech space.
R&D-Lab2Market is a unique feature of the summit, bridging the gap between research and market application, ensuring that groundbreaking ideas and innovations find their way into real-world solutions. B2B Meetings provide a strategic networking platform, fostering synergies and business collaborations among industry leaders and stakeholders. The STPI IT Export Awards, Smart Bio Awards, VC Awards, ATF Awards, Rural IT Quiz, Bio Quiz, and Bio Posters recognize and celebrate excellence in various facets of technology, encouraging a culture of innovation and achievement.
Bengaluru Tech Summit 2023 is poised to be a melting pot of ideas, expertise, and opportunities, serving as a catalyst for the continued growth and transformation of the global technology landscape. Whether you are a seasoned industry professional, an aspiring entrepreneur, or a tech enthusiast, this summit promises to be an immersive and enlightening experience that will shape the future of technology.