Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate the jubilee edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS 22) on Wednesday November 16.
IT-BT Minister C. N. Ashwath Narayan announced on Tuesday that nine MoUs and the launch of more than 20 products will take place during the three-day event at the Bengaluru Palace grounds. The plaque will be unveiled by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to mark the silver jubilee celebrations.
The Minister said that more than the summit has attracted more than 575 exhibitors. He said that startups from 16 different states are participating for the first time.
Tim Watts, Minister of Science and Culture, Finland, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Economy, UAE, Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama, Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia, Petri Honkonen and Chairman & CEO, Kyndryl USA, Martin Schroeter, would be among those present at the inaugural function.
An official release stated that more than 350 renowned experts from around the world will discuss current technology advancements at the conference with the theme “Tech4NextGen,” and that it was anticipated that 5,000 entrepreneurs will attend.
About 75 sessions, including ones categorised under IOT/Deeptech, biotech, and startup, are included in the event, which has been organised by the Department of IT/BT in collaboration with Software Technology Parks of India (STPI).