IIT Gandhinagar To Host Curiosity Conference With US-based Centre
The event will feature hands-on workshops on improving curiosity in classrooms and workplaces
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has been working to instill ‘curiosity’ in the Indian education, research and innovation ecosystem. The institute’s Curiosity Lab has joined hands with US-based Centre for Curiosity to host a ‘Curiosity Conference’ on the 12th and 13th August 2023 at IITGN.
The objective is to foster discussion on the vital role of curiosity in improving education, learning, research and workplace practices.
The two-day conference will bring together researchers, educators, teachers and industry professionals from India and abroad to discuss the role of curiosity in research and practice and its importance in driving innovation and progress across various fields.
The institute is inviting practicing professionals to showcase their products and brands at the conference exhibition.
Key speakers at the conference include Dr Kou Murayama, Professor, Hector Institute for Empirical Educational Research, University of Tubingen, Germany; Dr Michiko Sakaki, Professor, Hector Institute for Empirical Educational Research, University of Tubingen, Germany; Lynn Borton, Producer and Host, Choose to be Curious; Dr Perry Zurn, Provost Associate Professor, American University; Prof Argha Manna, Artist-in-Residence, IIT Gandhinagar; Dr Karishma Kaushik, Executive Director IndiaBiosciences, Kushal Sacheti, Founder & President, Centre for Curiosity; and Prof Jaison Manjaly, Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Gandhinagar.
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