Following my exposure to TED, today i was introduced to INK, which is associated with TED.
Do check out http://www.inktalks.com and i am sure that you will find some of their articles as inspiring as that of ted.com
KidsINK is conducting a conference for students aged 8 to 14 on Saturday, 24th September, 2011. Although the term examinations will be on at that time, I recommend that those of you who can spare the day, participate in the event.
KidsINK is a one day conference that offers students in Bangalore the opportunity to engage, experience and explore new ideas in the arts and sciences. The day will include speakers, performances and workshops in the areas of visual arts, performance arts, science and technology, and writing.
KidsINK Schedule of Events:
Morning Speaker Session (for Kids and Parents)
10 AM – 12 PM
Heera Singh: breakdancer and founder of Tiny Drops
Robin Uthappa: cricketeer and batsman for the Pune Warriors
Rohini Rau: sailing contender for the 2012 Olympics and medical student
Sarath Champati: naturalist and wildlife conservationist
Shailaja Gupta: creative designer behind the new animated movie “RA. One”
Shantanu Moitra: Bollywood music director and composer of music for “3 Idiots”
Master of Ceremonies Ugesh Sarcar: street magician and star of the UTV Bindass show “Third Degree”
lunch (provided by INK)
12 PM – 1 PM
Afternoon Speaker Session (for Parents-Only)
12:30 PM – 2 PM
Aysha Rau: mother of Rohini Rau, children’s books author and playwright
Gaurav Bakshi: India Against Corruption activist
Ugesh Sarcar: social activist and curriculum designer
Vishy Poosala: designs new computer habits for kids
Master of Ceremonies Lakshmi Pratury: host of the INK Conference, in association with TED
Tea and socializing for parents (provided by INK)
2 PM – 3 PM
Afternoon Workshops (for Kids-Only)
1 PM – 3 PM
Creative Writing: led by Usha Rao of ZapZany
Music Composition: led by Shantanu Moitra, “3 Idiots” composer
Science and Technology: led by Bhavari, a member of the Arvind Gupta Toys from Trash Troup
Visual Art: Nilofer Suleman, local Bangalore artist
Please visit http://www.inktalks.com/kidsink to register.