Glimpses of World IP Day Celebration, 21 April 2012 :

Chief Guests :

1.  Dr. Shaleen Raizada
    MD, Sanshadow consultants,
    New Delhi
2.  Dr. Ashwani Kumar
    Dean Of Academic Research,
    IIT Roorkee

Overview :

Intellectual Property Rights Cell, IIT Roorkee celebrated World IP Day, on 21st April 2012, based on the theme "Visionary Innovators" to promote creativity and innovative thinking amongst the students through various events and workshops.The day was marked with multiple events ranging from an Ideas presentation competition ( I Genesis ) to a quiz and to an exhibition showcasing creativity and innovation of the students. Enlightening about the journey of IPR cell and its present stature at the campus of IITR , Mr. H.Joshi (coordinator IPR Cell, IIT Roorkee) and Dr. Babita Sinha (co-coordinator, IPR Cell, IIT Roorkee) initiated the event. After the symbolic lighting of lamp by chief guest, Dr S. Kumar (Dean of Academic Research, IIT Roorkee) and the guest of honor, Dr. Shaleen Raizada (MD, Sanshadow consultants, New Delhi) , Dr. Himanshu Joshi discussed about the functioning of the IPR Cell.
Later, Mr. Ashwini Kumar, Convenor of Student's Activity Forum, IPR Cell, escorted the launch of the new logo, the website and the mascot of the cell which was followed by an expert talk from Dr. Raizada, who briefly touched on her field of expertise, i.e. innovation and IP Culture.
Further Quiz session themed on IPR began , witnessing participation of 8 teams and an Exhibition displaying the various enteries of competitions like Best Of Waste , Poster and Cartoon Design Competion was opened for evaluation by chief guests where students embarked upon a whole new world of Creativity and Ideas.
IGenesis, an ideas presentation competition witnessed a participation of 5 teams which presented their mindboggling ideas , appreciated by our guest of honours . It was succeeded by the launch of "Samsung Innovation Awards, 2012" by Dr. Alok Nath De (CTO, Samsung India ), Ms. Ruchika Batra (GM, Samsung, South-west Asia) and Dr. Anil Wali (MD, FITT, IIT Delhi) presented in association with Samsung promising rewards to the best projects chosen .
Finally,The event concluded with a prize distribution to the winners of various events held under the name of World IP day.

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