Finally that time of year is here. This March, one of the biggest technical festivals of Asia returns and the excitement is already rising with the pre-fest events of Techkriti 2017. Techkriti’17 is scheduled from 23rd to 26th March. The theme for Techkriti’17 is Factualising Fictions. TOSC (Techkriti Open School Championship) and Technocruise have been concluded successfully with huge participation from almost all corners of the nation, in over 20 major cities.
Living upto the motto of factualising fictions, Techkriti’17 has organised a pre-fest TechTalk by Professor Richard A. Muller and during the fest, eminent personalities such as David Reitze, Professor K.C.Nicolau, Meinolf Sellmann, Rajat Sharma, Henry Schiefer III shall be enlightening us with their wisdom.
This year Techkriti is organising a plethora of competitions (Technical, Entrepreneurial and Social) with prizes of total 36 lakh rupees on stake. Techkriti Innovation Challenge, International Autonomous Robotics Challenge(IARC), International Online Programming Contest(IOPC), StockSim, Upstart Pioneer and Mixed Bowl events are just a few of the huge variety of competitions to bring out the engineer, the designer, the entrepreneur and businessman in you.
Not only this, Techkriti is taking social initiatives such as Vastra Yogdan, painting competition to encourage creativity and innovation, science workshops to promote scientific temperament and marathon to spread social awareness.
The feature that sets Techkriti apart from every other Technical festival is the versatility of workshops organized in Techkriti. Bridge Design, Big Data Hadoop, IoT, Digital Marketing, Swarm Robotics are just a few of those tools designed to sharpen the gems of talent within you.
The cherries on the top are the pro-nites. Techkriti in previous editions have hosted artistes of both national and international repute, such as Sunidhi Chauhan and Poets of the Fall. Stay tuned to know the pro-nite artistes for Techkriti’17!
This year, Techkriti is set to be bigger and better than ever before. Stay tuned to their website and Facebook page for regular updates on Techkriti. You may also follow them on Twitter @techkriti_iitk.