TEDxPune is an independently organized TEDx event under the license from TED. Sharing the same spirit as of TED, the day-long event focuses on bringing together contemporary ideas in the form of short, powerful talks to inspire and spread new ideas.
Here's a tentative list of TEDxPune 2022 speakers who are going to talk on 19th Nov -
1. Shravan Hardikar
Talk Subject: What is smart city?
Intro: Mr. Hardikar is currently the Inspector General of Registration & Controller of Stamp. He is also the Director of Identification Number. He has enjoyed several top-ranked posts in the past including director of Pimpri-Chinchwad Smart City Ltd, Director of Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd., Director of Pimpri Chinchwad Science Park, Director of Auto Cluster Development and Research Institute.
2. Ashutosh Kumar - Seeker & Yatri
Talk subject: A journey of awakening
Intro: Mr. Ashutosh is the CEO at Jagriti Yatra, a crazy unique idea well ahead of its time - to empower the ‘next billion’ young entrepreneurs. A logistical mammoth, Jagriti Yatra is designed as a 15-day, 8000-km entrepreneurship train journey. It brings the best of design thinking, experiential education, and entrepreneurship together.
3. Hruitvik Ambekar - Incredible Sportsperson
Talk subject: What happened to the Poona game?
Intro: Mr. Hruitvik is an international Badminton Player with highest world ranking of 140, founder of The Tug of Words & Tribus Organisation, one of the 20 Brilliant Indian’s in their 20s -2020.
4. Hitarth Sheth - Young Changemaker
Talk subject: Tech for good. Dispelling myths about making change.
Intro: Mr. Hitarth is the youngest speaker of TEDxPune 2022, Founder & Guide at the Gujju Student - an online learning platform from class 1st to class 12th. He started the venture when he was in class 9. Since then, he's been able to scale Gujju Student to over 500k students without any paid marketing.
5. Smita Mahajan - Artist par excellence
Talk subject: Timeless expression in a time-constrained world
Intro: Ms. Smita is a profound Bharatnatyam dancer and also the founding director of Artitude, an institution focused on nurturing the potential of experienced dancers. She is also a Carnatic music composer and has created 50 to 60 pieces that follow the Margam (traditional course) of Bharatanatyam. Ms. Smita is conducting research on hasta mudras (hand gestures) in different ancient texts, and is also studying the works of several Indian saints.
6. Dr. Satilal Patil - Rider & Inventor
Talk subject: Story of Adventurepreneur
Intro: Dr. Satilal is the Managing Director of Green Vision Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd., working & researching in the space of biopesticides, biofertilizers, Molecular characterization and identification of bacteria, fungi, and nematode, etc. He is also an adventurer, a tourer, and a biker who has performed a jaw-dropping feat of completing an expedition of 20,000km of motorcycle journey from Pune-Singapore-Pune.
7. Gautam Malik - Sustainability Champion
Talk subject: What happens to cars after they die?
Intro: Mr. Gautam is a designer, creative leader, and lifelong learner with digital creativity at the core. He brings years of multi-channel experience in the design thinking, visual communication, and e-commerce industries.
8. Zelum Chaubal - Pioneer & Trailblazer
Talk Subject: Travel is a movement
Intro: A highly successful woman leader, Ms. Zelam Chaubal is a Director at Kesari Tours, one of the foremost travel agencies that has been a trailblazer since 1984.
9. Sriram S - Empowering Human Capital
Talk subject: DRIVE your way to happiness
Intro: Mr. Sriram is a Happiness@work expert, a life wisdom coach, a speaker, an author, and a mindfulness teacher.
10. Sulakshana Varhadkar - Cultural Intelligence Advocate
Talk subject: The secret sauce of social curry
Intro: A lively, multicultural, multilingual personality - Ms. Sulakshana is an expert in cross-cultural metacognition. She has excellent data journalism skills across continents.
11. Dr. Swaroop Savanoor - Peak Performance
Talk subject: How to hit a six on the last ball of the match?
Intro: Dr. Swaroop is a performance Coach to elite international athletes as part of the preparation for major international events for multiple sports as well as for teams like Punjab Kings IPL team, Indian Football Team, and First Div Vidarbha Ranji Team among many others.
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TEDxPune 2022 will showcase ideas from various streams of life like Technology, Sports, Spirituality, Arts, Music and many more. TEDxPune, using its unique idea stage has challenged the status quo in ways more than one. The ideas that get shared from the stage are thought-provoking and make one think out of the box. Each year's ideas are presented around a common theme. And, TEDxPune 2022's theme is "OutsideIN".