MICA becomes the first Indian B-school to have received the license to host a TEDx conference. The school of Ideas is all set to organize the 8th edition of TEDxMica 2018 on Sunday, February 11 at MICA premises.
“The independently organized event, licensed by TED, features local voices and TED Talk videos. Through this year’s theme – Consonance, TEDx MICA aims to create a confluence of ideas which are from a varied range and diverse fields ranging from sports to fashion and entrepreneurship,” a statement said here.
The speakers for this edition of the conference include former National Hockey Captain Sandeep Singh, Merin Joseph – the youngest IPS officer in the Kerala cadre currently serving as the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Calicut, actor Dipannita Sharma – an entrepreneur in the luxury sector, designer duo Shivan and Narresh who have designed for multiple international brands and personalities and Chef and Food Connoisseur Vicky Ratnani.
Author and leadership coach Prakash Iyer, environmentalist Purvi Vyas, Shyaam Subramanian – chief program officer at Teach for India, founder of entrepreneurial venture AlmaConnect Swapnil Khandelwal Founder of the award-winning digital and social media industry WATConsult Rajiv Dingra will be sharing their perspectives at the event.
TED is an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to spreading ideas, experiences and thoughts encapsulated as short and effective talks.