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FICCI to host PubliCon 2023 on 8 August in New Delhi

FICCI celebrates publishers' contributions to learning, research, and innovation, recognizing excellence. Publishers play an integral role in shaping our intellectual landscape and to recognize Excellence, FICCI's PubliCon 2023 publishing awards will honor top publishers in diverse genres, empowering Knowledge Ecosystem and highlight publishers' key role in learning and research. Read on...

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will be organizing PubliCon 2023, a prestigious event dedicated to exploring the crucial role of publishers in the domains of Learning, Research, and Innovation. The event will be held on August 8th, 2023, at the Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi.

PubliCon 2023 will feature the highly anticipated 'FICCI Publishing Awards,' which will recognize and honor the exceptional contributions of publishers across various categories, including Business, Translation, Designing, Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Children's Literature, among others. The program will focus on discussions around Leisure Reading for Learning, Role of Scholarly and Scientific Publishing in India's Global Research Output,  Challenges in Research Funding - The effect on Research Output and its Publication, etc.

The event will be graced by distinguished personalities from the literary and academic spheres. Among the esteemed speakers are  Dr. K. Sreenivasarao, Secretary, Sahitya Akademi, Dr. Akhilesh Gupta, Senior Advisor, DST, GoI, Dr. Debapriya Dutta, Scientist ' G ' & Head  SEED, GoI and

Smt. Neera Jain, Chief Editor & Joint Director, National Book Trust (NBT) India, Ministry of Education, GoI.

"We believe that publishers play an integral role in shaping our intellectual landscape. PubliCon 2023 is a unique opportunity to celebrate their invaluable contributions and foster an environment of collaboration and growth within the publishing industry," said Mr. Neeraj Jain, Chairman of the FICCI Publishing Committee.


India Space Congress 2023 to usher in Innovation, Collaboration, and Socio-Economic Development

A mega gathering of distinguished luminaries from government, industry and academia to share insights and expertise are expected to attend the flagship event of The SatCom Industry Association of India (SIA-India) that brings the 2nd edition of India Space Congress 2023 to be held from July 10-12, 2023 in New Delhi.


ISC is partnering with Invest India to provide space entrepreneurs and startups an unparalleled opportunity to pitch their visionary ideas directly to invaestors and forge invaluable connections within the industry. This initiative aims to empower and catalyze the growth of space startups, propelling India's space sector to new heights of innovation and prosperity...


"ISC 2023 ignites a visionary platform to envision a transformative future for space, prioritizing socio-economic development. It propels innovative solutions that advance the space industry, fostering economic growth and societal progress. As India signs the Artemis Accords, the world anticipates intensified collaboration and sustainable space exploration. India Space Congress 2023 marks the beginning of a new era in space exploration, policy formulation, technological advancements, space diplomacy, and international collaboration, all aimed at driving collaboration and socio-economic development," expressed Dr Subba Rao Pavuluri, President SIA-India & CMD Ananth Technologies Ltd


The Congress anticipates a massive turnout of over 700 delegates, consisting of industry leaders, policymakers, defence experts, top consultants, diplomats and visionaries. This transformative event will feature more than 50+ sessions encompassing multiple tracks and themes, creating an immersive environment for knowledge exchange, breakthrough collaborations, and groundbreaking advancements.


Anil Prakash, Director General, SIA-India mentioned that a distinguished lineup of VIP speakers who will enlighten the conference with their expertise and insights, Hon. Hari Babu Kambhampati, Governor of Mizoram, Dr S. Somanath, Secretary of the Department of Space and Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Dr Vijay Kumar Saraswat, Hon’ble Member of NITI Aayog, Dharmendra IAS, Chief Secretary of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh among others that also include Thomas Bleeker, Head Aerospace, Nertherlands,  Hazem Moakkit, Vice President of Spectrum Strategy at Intelsat, Dr Mike Short, Chief Scientific Adviser at the UK Department for International Trade and George Weinman, Senior Director of Blue Origin's Space Systems Development. 


Notable supporters for ISC 2023 include The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), NITI Aayog, the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, India Post's Ministry of Communications & Technology, Australia India Chamber of Commerce (AICC), IIT Tirupati Navavishkar I-Hub Foundation (IITTNiF) and Lovely Professional University (LPU).


ISC also invites Indian authors to submit their original research papers, case studies, and thought-provoking articles focusing on leveraging space technology for socio-economic development. These contributions will shape India's space sector strategy and fuel private sector participation, fostering a dynamic ecosystem of innovation and growth.