VAIBHAV Summit 2020
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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has inaugurated Vaishvik Bhartiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV) Summit.
About VAIBHAV Summit
- The VAIBHAV Summit is a global virtual summit of overseas and resident Indian Researchers and Academicians, and is being organised from 2nd October to 31st October 2020.
- The aim of the summit is to bring Indian origin luminaries in academic institutes and R&D organisations across the world and resident counterparts on a single platform to debate upon collaboration mechanisms to strengthen academic and S&T base in India for global development.
- The initiative involves multiple levels of interactions among overseas experts and Indian counterparts over a month-long series of webinars, video conferences etc.
- Key areas of discussion will include – quantum technologies, artificial intelligence and machine learning, communications technologies, computational and data sciences and aerospace technologies among others.
- The Summit is a joint effort of various Science & Technology (S&T) and Academic organisations, including Department of S&T, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).