08 November 2022 | News
25th edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS) to be held from 16th – 18th November 2022
The Department of Electronics, IT, Bt, S&T, Government of Karnataka along with Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) is organising the 25th edition of Asia's largest Tech Event- Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS).
The flagship event will will be held physically from November 16th to 18th 2022 at the iconic Bangalore Palace. The central theme of BTS 2022 is 'Tech4NexGen' and will focus on Electronics, IT, Deep Tech, Biotech, and Startups.
As part of the landmark 25th year celebrations, BTS 2022 will witness the unveiling of the Silver Jubilee Commemoration Plaque of Bengaluru Tech Summit 2022 by Basavaraj S. Bommai, Chief Minister of Karnataka, along with the felicitation of 35 companies from ITE & Biotech who have completed 25+years of service in Bengaluru.
Speaking at the curtain raiser press meet held in Bengaluru on 8th November, Dr C N Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Science and Technology, Higher Education, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood, Government of Karnataka said, “We are honoured to have Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India to inaugurate the event and address the gathering at the 25th edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit 2022 on 16th November 2022."
BTS 2022 Conference will also see Plenary Sessions from most prolific minds. Some of these includes Prof. Emmanuelle Charpentier, Nobel Laureate for Chemistry in 2020, Prof. Ajay K Sood, Principal Scientific Advisor to Government of India, Dr Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Aarin Capital, and S. Somanath, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
In addition, the Biotech Track will concentrate on Genomics, BioPharma, Gene Editing and Agriculture, One Health, Genomic Medicine, Bio Industrial, Bio Energy, Cell & Gene Therapy, Big Data in Drug Discovery and Bioinvesting.
Image caption- L-R- Jagdish Patankar of MM Activ (the Event Curators); Meena Nagaraj, IAS, Director, Department of Electronics, IT and Bt & Managing Director, KITS Government of Karnataka; Dr E. V. Ramana Reddy, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Electronics, IT, Bt and S&T, Government of Karnataka; Dr C N Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Science and Technology, Higher Education, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood, Government of Karnataka; B.V Naidu, Chairman, Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM); and Dr Vijay Chandru, Chairperson, Biotech Conference Committee