December 6-8,2013
Hilton Americas, Houston, TX, USA

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IIT 2013 Global Conference ended on Dec 8th, 2013. Conference team sincerely appreciates your attendance and support. We have been humbled by the feedback we have received. It is for you to judge. Please send your feedback to, or on LinkedIn and Facebook.

More than 1600 professionals met at the IIT 2013 Global Conference in Houston, Texas. In attendance were world-class business trailblazers, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors. They discussed innovative solutions to current and future issues. It was all about fun and funda with friends!

Tangible benefits of the conference - IITians give back

Endeavors range from setting up a $1M center at IIT Kharagpur to start-up funds for new ventures to funding scholarships to new chapters and many more

Inspiring Innovation for Tomorrow

Partial List of Speakers

Amartya Sen

Nobel Laureate; Professor, Harvard University

Andrew Gould

Chairman, BG Group; Former Chairman & CEO, Schlumberger

P. Harish

Consul General of India, Houston

Vicente Fox

Former President of Mexico

Desh Deshpande

President and Chairman, Sparta Group LLC

Bharat Desai

Chairman and Co-founder, Syntel, Inc.

Spencer Berthelsen

Chairman & MD, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic

Renu Khator

President and Chancellor,University of Houston

Annise D. Parker

Mayor , City of Houston

David Leebron

President, Rice University

Blake Irving


Rob Gardner

Economics & Energy Division,ExxonMobile Corporation

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Usha Uthup, The Fab 5, Dan Nainan headline a rocking entertainment package! Click here

Waves of change in Indian cinema - Bedabrata Pain Click here

Breaking news

IIT 2013 ended on a high note. Conference team got overwhelmingly positive feedback.

The final numbers were:

Over 1600 attendees, over 90 speakers, over 22 hours of program content, over 6 hours of entertainment, and 100 sponsors, exhibitors and advertisers.

Heartfelt thanks for the tremendous support from sponsors, speakers, delegates, exhibitors, the Pan IIT movement, local Houston community and the volunteers.

This conference was focused on five cutting edge sectors/areas that wove a tapestry of innovations for this not-so-distant future. These five were Sustainability, Technology, Energy, Education and Life Sciences (STEEL).

Conference’s star speakers included Amartya Sen, Gene Kranz, Andrew Gould, Vicente Fox, Renu Khator, David Leebron, Blake Irving, P. Harish, Bharat Desai, Partha S Ghosh, and many others.

In addition, the attendees enjoyed a powerful entertainment package including Usha Uthup, the Fab 5 and Dan Nainan. Usha Uthup just rocked Saturday night, literally bringing the crowd to its feet.

Hope the Houston conference did inspire innovation for tomorrow!

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