The Women in Technology (WiT) Summit aims to embolden delegates who are currently in the STEM fields to make a change in the community by lending enthusiasm and inspiration from successful women leaders. WiT Summit aims to be a journey into self-discovery and empowerment. A place for participants to discover their hidden talents and spark their technical innovations. It will be an experience like no other, combining the best of IEEE and the Industry network, with some amazing learning and truly fun events that will make the most memorable events so far.
To make an energetic group of Women and Men, utilizing their assorted gifts to improve for the advantage of humankind.
The tracks are as follows:
● Computing: Workshops, talks and engaging sessions to bring forth budding computing enthusiasts.:
● Electronics and Automation: Workshops, talks and engaging sessions to embolden the ones who wish to change the world using knowledge of electronics.
● Entrepreneurship: Skills to help women advance in their careers, Skills to elevate the actions to inspire others, communicate and effective leading, skills around startups, business models, venture funding, finance or leadership communication.
1. Fee: ₹700
This includes only the Registration kit and Lunch.
Breakfast, Dinner and Accommodation not included
2. Fee: ₹1200
This includes- Registration Kit, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Accommodation
Open Pass Type 1- Fee: ₹1500 (for attending two days of the event)
Open Pass Type 2- Fee: ₹2000 (for all three days of the event)
Registration fee includes registration kit, food ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) and shared accommodation in Institute hostels.
|11:00 am - 2:00 am||Registration||180 min|
|2:00 pm - 3:00 pm||Networking Session||60 min|
|03:00 pm - 04:20 pm||Prayer and IEEE Code of Ethics||10 min|
|Welcome Address by the host Institution||10 min|
|Guest Addressing||10 min|
|Address by Guest of Honor (DCP Mangalore)||10 min|
|Remarks by the Director, NITK Surathkal||15 min|
|Vote of Thanks by the Host Institution||10 min|
|Distribution of Certificates for IEEE CS SAC Volunteers||15 min|
|04:20 pm - 04:35 pm||Tea Break||15 min|
|04:35 pm - 05:20 pm||Keynote address by the Guest of Honor
(Ms Roopashree HM, Director - Texas Instruments)
|5:20 pm - 06:50 pm||Ice-Breaker Event and Networking Session||90 min|
|06:50 pm - 07:00 pm||Transition to the Dinner Venue||10 min|
|07:00 pm - 08:30 pm||Dinner||90 min|
|8:30 pm||End of Day 1|
|08:00 am-09:00 am||Breakfast and split into track||60 min|
|09:00 am-10:30 am||Workshop according to the track||90 min|
|10:30 am - 10:45 am||Tea Break||15 min|
|10:45 am - 12:15 pm||Workshop (Continuation)||90 min|
|12:30 pm - 2:00 pm||Lunch||75 min|
|2:00 pm - 3:00 pm||Talk on Automotive Electrification
(Dr. Tomy Sebastian)
|3:00 pm - 4:00pm||Talk on Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship
|4:00 pm - 4:15 pm||Tea Break||15 min|
|4:15 pm - 5:30 pm||Panel discussion( Panelists are - Ms. Shilpa Bhat, |
Ms. Arya Murali, Dr. Annapurna Patil, Ms Pragya Dixit )
|5:30 pm - 6:15pm||Talk on Women Tech - INK||45 min|
|6:30 pm - 8:30 pm||Cultural Night and Dinner||120 min|
|8:30 pm||End of Day 2|
|08:00 am-09:00 am||Breakfast and split into track||60 min|
|9:00 am - 10:00 am||Technical Talk according to the track||60 min|
|10:00 am - 11:00 am||Workshop according to the track||60 min|
|11:00 am - 11:15 am||Tea Break||15 min|
|11:15 am - 1:00 pm||Workshop (Continuation)||105 min|
|1:00 pm - 2:30 pm||Lunch||90 min|
|2:30 pm - 3:00 pm||Networking Session to share the learning experience||30 min|
|3:00 pm - 3:30 pm||Journey through IEEE and IEEE CS
(Ms Megha Ben)
|3:30 pm - 3:50 pm||Reflection on the Summit||20 min|
|3:50 pm - 4:00 pm||Closing Note by the host Institution||10 min|
|4:00 pm - 4:30 pm||Address by the Guest of Honor||30 min|
|4:30 pm - 4:45 pm||Vote of Thanks from WiTS Team||15 min|
|4:45 pm - 5:30 pm||Distribution of Certificates||45 min|
|6:00 pm onwards||Depart to colleges|
IEEE is a globally trusted brand. Partnering with us gives you access to extensive networks in important global markets and expertise in international science and technology programmes, moreover enabling you to be a part of an enormous community of young, enthusiastic and innovational minds - a set of traits that only adds up to success and prosperity of both parties.
Women in Technology Summit aids in opening wide the doors of advertising to your companies, brands, technologies and services to a flock of eager student members and efficient young professionals. Usage of your resources by the delegates will result in extensive exposure of your brands even up to an international repute. According to the degrees of sponsorship, marketing witnessed by the entire IEEE global community, will be done in social media, certificates, printed materials and even attached along with the registration kits!
Engineering students and young professionals across the nation who are deeply passionate about the technological advancements occuring in the industry and interested in tracks such as Computing, Robotics and Entrepreneurship. It will be a life changing experience for passionate volunteers and future leaders from various sections and streams to network with each other and grow with IEEE.
WiTS also welcomes young professionals from across the technology industry who advocate for a diverse work environment wherein each individual receives the same opportunities, and who actively wish to participate in the dialog and action necessary to shift the balance.
The Women in Technology Summit envisions to empower delegates to accomplish their dreams and reach for the stars. The summit provides a platform to enable avid interaction amongst invigorating personalities, enthusiastic volunteers, dynamic speakers and future leaders in diverse career paths.
The theme for WiTS '18 is 'Redefining the Defined'.
This Summit aims at instilling the spirit of empowerment alongside encouraging the exploration of new ideas from the present technology by redefining it. Aside from inventing a new technology, developing an existing technology into a new innovation is the essence of the Summit made plausible with the aid of dynamic speakers.
Although WiTS primarily focuses on the technical and scientific segments of the industry, having a technical background is not a necessity to participate in WiTS. There are no prerequisites to attend or participate in any event under WiTS. IEEE membership is also not a necessity for attending this event.
Yes. Your registration fee is inclusive of the registration kit, shared accommodation from 21st December 8:00 AM to 23rd December 8:00 PM and meals (2 Breakfast, 2 Lunch & 2 Dinner).
IEEE Members and IEEE Computer Society Members enjoy discounts. Please refer to the Registration Fee section for more details.
The accommodation will be provided from December 21 (8 AM) to December 23 (8 PM). Stay on 23rd December night will be provided for delegates who have opted for the Sightseeing Tour on Day-4.
No, after Phase 2 of the registrations, the tickets cannot be canceled or refunded.
The track choices provided to the delegates are Computing, Electronics and Automation and Entrepreneurship. The tracks will be chosen based upon the selection priority of the delegate in the registration form and the availability of seats.
The Optional Cultural Tour provided on Day-4 of the Congress takes you on a journey to Pilikula Nisargadhama, the home to a Science Centre, Zoo, Park, Boating and an amusement park too. The tour also includes a visit to a scenic fort along the beach, Sultan Battery.
Since the Logistics arrangements must be made prior to the event, the fees for the Optional Tour cannot be made later on.
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