BangaloreIT.biz to begin on 6th November

By SiliconIndia   |   Friday, 31 October 2008, 03:44 Hrs   |    1 Comments
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Bangalore: The Department of IT, Bio-Technology and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka, STPI Bangalore and MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications announced a 3-day mega IT event - BangaloreIT.biz - to be held from 6th November, 2008.

Ending on 8 November, this eleventh edition of India's flagship ICT event will focus on creating a meaningful B2B platform for the industry to promote partnerships and forge alliances with leading players in domestic and international markets.

This year the partner country will be Mexico and the partner state will be Gujarat. A fifty member delegation from Mexico, including the Minister of Economy, government officials and industry representatives and a similar delegation from Gujarat will take-part in BangaloreIT.biz 2008. Delegations from other countries like Germany, Japan, Bavaria, Denmark and UK will be participating in the event.

Katta Subramanya Naidu, Minister of IT & BT, Excise and BWSSB, Government of Karnataka, said, "The Govt. of Karnataka has provided all the necessary assistance to ensure that BangaloreIT.biz is a platform for the IT industry, policy makers and IT users to meet, understand and collaborate. The government is working closely with companies and industry bodies."

The event will include conferences and round tables covering verticals like Healthcare, Telecom, Education, Cyber & National security, Green technologies, GIS & Spacial technology and an exclusive round table by the Government of Karnataka on Rural IT Policies as well. A special emphasis will be made on manufacturing, with sessions on 'IT manufacturing - Made in India' by MAIT and 'Advantage India- Solar PV' by ISA.

BangaloreIT.biz has attracted over hundred companies with confirmed participation from global companies like Infosys, Wipro, Microsoft, Cisco, Intel, AMD, Siemens, Nokia, BSNL, Airtel, HP, IBM, Dell, Oracle, Texas Instruments, TCS, Supervalue. The event will be held at the Palace Grounds, Bangalore.

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