PM will address the summit at 11 a.m. on Thursday. Since Atal Bihari Vajpayee inaugurated the tech summit 22 years ago, the Prime Minister will inaugurate the event for the second time.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will open the 2020 Bengaluru Tech Summit by video conferencing on Thursday.
“Will be addressing the Bengaluru Technology Summit at 11 a.m. tomorrow, 19 November. Looking forward to engaging with the brightest minds in the field of technology, start-ups and creativity,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted Wednesday.
The Bengaluru Tech Summit is hosted by the Karnataka Government, along with the Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society (KITS), the Karnataka Government Vision Committee on Information Technology, Biotechnology and StartUp, the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) and the MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications. The three-day summit is set to take place from 19 to 21 November.
The summit will be attended by Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, Vice-President of the Swiss Confederation, Guy Parmelin, and several other famous international personalities.
The summit will also include thought leaders, business captains, technicians, academics, innovators, investors, policy makers and educators from India and around the world.
The theme of this year’s summit is Next is Now.” The summit will address major issues emerging in the post-pandemic world with an emphasis on the effects of key technologies and advances in the fields of information technology and electronics and biotechnology.
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan expressed his pleasure at the gesture made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the case. Deputy CM said After Atal Bihari Vajpayee inaugurated the tech summit 22 years ago, our Prime Minister will inaugurate the event for the second time.”
We are looking forward to hearing his inaugural address, which will have a significant effect on our ministry, the entire world and the entire BTS2020,” he said.
“Despite the pandemic problems facing the world, I am delighted to see that over 25 tech nations are participating in the BTS2020 with opinion leaders, business captains, technocrats, academics, innovators, investors, policy makers and educators from India and around the world,” he said.