Sept. 8 & 9, 2018

Sci-ROI is pleased to announce that our third Annual Event will be held on Sep, 8 & 9, 2018 at University of Chicago. The third Sci-ROI Annual Event will be a multidisciplinary event to facilitate interaction of Graduate students, Postdoctoral fellows, Research Scientists, Scholars, Industry leaders and Entrepreneurs with the senior policy makers, scientists and entrepreneurs from India to promote multi-level collaborative initiatives across various disciplines in Academia, Industry and Government between India and the United States. The event will highlight the diversity of talent in the midwest doing leading research and development, while exposing them to the unlimited opportunity for engagement and collaboration in various sectors thus, enabling establishment of a network between individuals and agencies in India and the US.

Venue

University of Chicago (924 E. 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637)

Details for Poster Presentation

Submit poster abstract (limited to 1 page) by Aug 25, 2018

All uploaded poster abstracts in the correct format are eligible for presentation

1 min poster pitch opportunity for selected candidates. Selected candidates will be contacted to send their slide.

Poster dimensions: 2 feet wide x 3 feet long or no more than 6 PowerPoint presentation slides printed on an A4 paper

Confirmed Speakers

Heidi Arola
Heidi Arola Managing Director, Global Partners, Purdue University, USA Read More...

Arola, Heidi

Prof. M. Balakrishnan Deputy Director (Strategy and Planning), IIT - Delhi Read More...

Balakrishnan, M.

Prof. Shinjini Bhatnagar Head, Pediatric Biology Center THSTI, Faridabad Read More...

Bhatnagar, Shinjini

Prof. Sabyasachi Bhattacharya Member, Science Advisory Group, Ashoka University, Haryana, India Read More...

Bhattacharya, Sabyasachi

Neeta Bhushan
Ms. Neeta Bhusan Consulate General of India Chicago, USA. Read More...

Bhushan, Neeta

Shruti Chandra
Ms. Shruti Chandra Senior Manager, Invest India New Delhi, India. Read More...

Chandra, Shruti

KVR Chary
Prof. KVR Chary Director, IISER Berhampur Read More...

Chary, K V R

Ajit Kumar Chaturvedi
Prof Ajit Kumar Chaturvedi Director, IIT Roorkee Read More...

Chaturvedi, Ajit Kumar

Manoj Singh Gaur
Prof Manoj Singh Gaur Director, IIT Jammu Read More...

Gaur, Manoj Singh

Amjad Hussain
Dr. Amjad Hussain Director, Glocal University Saharanpur, India. Read More...

Hussain, Amjad

jugnu jain
Dr. Jugnu Jain Co-founder & CEO, Sapien Biosciences, Hyderabad, India Read More...

Jain, Jugnu

shaheed jameel
Prof Jameel Shahid CEO, Wellcome Trust/DBT - India Alliance New Delhi, India Read More...

Jameel, Shahid

girisha k.m.
Dr. Girisha K.M. Professor & Head, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India. Read More...

K.M., Girisha

rattan khosa
Rattan Khosa CEO & Founder, AMSYSCO Inc. Illinois, USA Read More...

Khosa, Rattan

P.B. Sunil Kumar
Dr. P.B. Sunil Director, IIT Palakkad Read More...

Kumar, P.B. Sunil

Abhijit S. Majumder
Prof Abhijit S. Majumder Assitant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay Read More...

Majumder, Abhijit S.

Sharmila Mande
Dr. Sharmila Mande Chief Scientist & Head, Bio Sciences R&D, TCS Innovation Labs Pune, India Read More...

Mande, Sharmila

shekhar mande
Prof Shekar C. Mande Director, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune, India Read More...

Mande, Shekar C.

matt martin
Dr. Matt Martin Microbiome Lead, Technology Commercialization, Polsky Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Chicago, USA Read More...

Martin, Matt

B.K. Mishra
Prof B.K. Mishra Director, IIT Goa Read More...

Mishra, B.K.

Meenakshi Munshi
Prof. Meenakshi Munshi Advisor/Scientist G Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India Read More...

Munshi, Meenakshi

C.V.R. Murty
Prof. C.V.R Murty Director, IIT Jodhpur Read More...

Murty, C.V.R.

Adrian Mutton
Adrian Mutton Founder, SannamS4/US-India knowledge Exchange USA Read More...

Mutton, Adrian

Sourav Pal
Prof. Sourav Pal Director, IISER Kolkata Read More...

Pal, Sourav

Somak Raychoudhury
Prof. Somak Raychoudhury Director, Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) Pune, India Read More...

Raychoudhury, Somak

Taslimarif Saiyed
Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed Director and CEO, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms, NCBS-TIFR, Bangalore, India Read More...

Saiyed, Taslimarif

K N Satyanarayana
Dr. K N Satyanarayana Director, IIT Tirupati Read More...

Satyanarayana, K N

Sharmila Sengupta
Prof. Sharmila Sengupta Director, National Institute of Biomedical Genomics West Bengal, India Read More...

Sengupta, Sharmila

Rajiv Sharma
Dr. Rajiv Sharma Former Secretary, Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) Department of Science & Technology Government of India Read More...

Sharma, Rajiv

Placeholder Person
Jas Sidhu Executive Officer Confederation of Indian Industry, Arlington, USA Read More...

Sidhu, Jas

Raginie Singh
Raginie Singh Director-Strategic HR, Amity University, Noida, India Read More...

Singh, Raginie

S Sivaram
Prof. S. Sivaram INSA Senior Scientist, Honorary Professor, IISER Pune Read More...

Sivaram, S.

Praveen K Somasundaram
Praveen K Somasundaram Scientist E, Science & Engineering Research Board, DST, Govt. of India. Read More...

Somasundaram, Praveen K

Bala Srinivasan
Dr. Bala Srinivasan Vice President, Global Initiatives and Strategy and Senior Associate Provost, University of Chicago, USA Read More...

Srinivasan, Bala

Suresh Subramani
Prof. Suresh Subramani Global Director, Tata Institute of Genetics and Society (TGIS), UCSD-TIFR/NCBS. Read More...

Subramani, Suresh

Anant Sudarshan
Anant Sudarshan South Asia Director, Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC), USA Read More...

Sudarshan, Anat

Balaji Viswanathan
Balaji Viswanathan CEO, Invento Robotics, India Read More...

Viswanathan, Balaji

Sudhanshu Vrati
Prof. Sudhanshu Vrati Executive Director, Regional Centre for Biotechnology Faridabad, India Read More...

Vrati, Sudhanshu

Event Schedule

Day 1 | Sept. 8 Saturday, 2018 | Venue: University of Chicago, Chicago
Young Investigators Meeting (YIM)

8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration / Check-in / Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:00 am Opening Remarks & Launch of YIM
9:00 am - 11:00 am Session 1: Research & Funding Opportunities
11:00 am - 11:15 am Break
11:15 am - 1:15 pm Session 2: Institutional Perspectives I
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Poster Session
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Session 3: Institutional Perspectives II
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Poster & Coffee
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Session 4: Institutional Perspectives III
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Dinner & Networking

Day 2 | Sept. 9 Sunday, 2018 | Venue: University of Chicago, Chicago
Young Entrepreneurs Summit (YES)

8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am - 10:45 am Session 5: Emerging Trends In Academia
10:45 am - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am - 11:30 am Plenary Talk
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Session 6: Academic Entrepreneurship In India
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch & Poster
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Session 7: Industrial & Non-traditional careers in India
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Break
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm Session 8: Broader Innovation Landscape US-India Partnership Ventures
5:15 pm - 5:30 pm Concluding Remarks
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Parallel Interview Sessions
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