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Summits and Conferences 2020 February
8th World Energy Policy Summit kicks off in New Delhi.
The World Energy Policy Summit is a reputed annual conferencing platform for sharing high-quality knowledge, insights and perspectives on energy issues. The theme for this year, 2020, is: “Energy: New Fundamentals, New Opportunities”.
5th Round of India-Russia Military Industrial Conference on 6th February, 2020 at Lucknow.
The 5th round of India-Russia Military Industrial Conference (IRMIC) was conducted on 6th February 2020 on the sidelines of Defexpo-2020 at Lucknow. The conference was co-chaired by Dr. Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary from the Indian Side and Mr. Oleg Ryazantsev, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Russian Federation.
Fifth edition of Dhaka Art Summit inaugurated.
The fifth edition of the biennial art extravaganza of Bangladesh, Dhaka Art Summit was inaugurated by State Minister for Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh KM Khalid.The festival is being organised by the Samadani Art Foundation in collaboration with the Culture Ministry of Bangladesh and the Shilpakala Academy.
National conference on e-governance 2020 concludes in Mumbai.
National Conference on e-Governance 2020 concluded in Mumbai. In recognition of excellence in the implementation of e-Governance initiatives, the National e-Governance Awards 2020 were presented at the valedictory session. National Health Authority, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare received Gold for Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, under the category Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering for Digital Transformation. Antyodaya Saral Haryana of Department of IT, Haryana received the Gold for Excellence in providing citizen-centric delivery. IIT Roorkee’s Satellite-Based Agriculture Information System: An Efficient Application of ICT – received the Gold Award for Outstanding Research on Citizen-Centric Services.
20th NSG International Seminar at New Delhi.
20th NSG International Seminar will begin on 12 Feb 2020 at Niranjan Auditorium, Manesar & 13 Feb 2020 at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi cantt.
33rd African Union (AU) summit held in Ethiopia.
The 33rd edition of the African Union (AU) summit was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The 33rd edition of the African Union (AU) summit was held with the theme “Silencing the Guns: Creating conducive conditions for Africa’s development”.
Shri G. Kishan Reddy Inaugurates 20th International Seminar on “Comprehends the Evolving Contours of Terrorism & IED Threat-Wayahead for the Security Community.
The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy inaugurated the 20th International Seminar on “Comprehends the Evolving Contours of Terrorism & IED Threat-Wayahead for the Security Community”, organised by the NSG, at Manesar, Haryana. MoS for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy also presented the Counter-IED Innovators awards and released the 30th volume of “ The Bomshell” during the inaugural session of the seminar.
181st Meeting of ESI Corporation Held.
The ESI Corporation during its 181STmeeting held yesterday under the Chairmanship of Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Labour& Employment (Independent Charge) has taken some important decisions towards improvements in its functioning and service delivery mechanism.
PM Modi inaugurated UN Conference on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals at Gandhinagar today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) at Gandhinagar in Gujarat today. The theme of the Conference is “Migratory species connect the planet and we welcome them home.”
The CMS COP 13 logo is inspired by ‘Kolam’, a traditional art form from southern India. In the logo, Kolam art form is used to depict key migratory species in India like Amur falcon, humpback whale and marine turtles. As the host, India will be designated the President for the next three years. India is a signatory to the Convention on Conservation of Migratory wild Animals since 1983.
Nitin Gadkari represented India at the 3rd High Level Global Conference on Road Safety in Stockholm.
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari represented India at the “3rd High Level Global Conference on Road Safety for Achieving Global Goals 2030”. The objective of the two-day conference was to bring road safety on the global agenda and renew the world community’s commitment to safer roads.The conference, a follow up of the 2nd High Level Global Conference on “Traffic Safety-Time of Results” in 2015 in Brazil.
Three-day International Conference on ‘Ensemble Methods in Modelling and Data Assimilation’ (EMMDA) From 24th February, 2020.
In order to provide a platform for discussions and deliberations on the present status, future prospects and optimum use of EPS, a three-day international conference on “Ensemble Methods in Modelling and Data Assimilation (EMMDA)” is being organised by NCMRWF,MoES from February 24, 2020 at NCMRWF, Noida, India. This international conference on EMDDA will be inaugurated by Dr.Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology, Earth Sciences.
The major themes of the conference were:
Ensemble methods in Global Weather Prediction
Ensemble methods in Data Assimilation
Ensemble methods in Monthly and Seasonal Forecasting
Convection Permitting Ensemble Prediction Systems
Verification of Ensemble weather forecasts
Applications of Ensemble weather forecasts
RAISE 2020 Summit to be held in New Delhi.
The Government of India (GoI) announced the mega event, RAISE 2020- ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020,’ to be held from April 11-12 in New Delhi. RAISE 2020 is India’s first Artificial Intelligence summit to be organized by the Government in partnership with Industry & Academia.
Home Minister Amit Shah chairs Eastern Zonal Council meeting in Bhubaneswar.
The 24th Eastern Zonal Council meeting under the chairmanship of Home Minister Amit Shah held at Bhubaneswar. He discussed several state-specific issues and create healthy inter-state and center-state relations.
Delhi hosts 91st Annual General Meeting of the ICAR Society.
The 91st Annual General Meeting of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Society was held in Delhi. The Annual General Meeting was chaired by the Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar.
Facebook cancels its annual F8 developers conference.
Facebook has cancelled its annual F8 developers conference, the biggest annual event for the US tech giant, over fears about the possible spread of the novel coronavirus. Both Facebook and Microsoft said that they were withdrawing from the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco set for March.