Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar is all set to host the 109th Indian Science Congress (ISC) from January 3 to 5, 2024. It will be doing so for a second time after hosting it in 2019.
The theme for the upcoming 109th ISC, ‘The Global Perspective on Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future,’ emphasizes the crucial role of global cooperation and innovation in addressing the challenges of the modern world. The 109th ISC will feature diverse scientific sessions, plenary talks, and interactive workshops. Eminent scientists, scholars, and policymakers from across the country and abroad of various disciplines will grace the event, for sharing their knowledge, expertise and experience.
Dr. Ashok Kumar Mittal, Founder Chancellor of Lovely Professional University (LPU) and Rajya Sabha Member, expressed his excitement about LPU hosting the prestigious 109th Indian Science Congress for the second time by saying, “We are immensely proud and honoured to hold prestigious Indian Science Congress at our campus once again. The previous one is registered as a landmark event in Indian history, where ‘Jai Anusandhan’ slogan was added to already existing revered slogans ‘Jai Kisan, Jai Jawan, and Jai Vigyan. 2024’s Indian Science congress will serve as an invaluable platform for our young scientists and researchers to showcase their innovative work. We believe this experience will inspire a renewed spirit of inquiry and innovation, propelling India’s scientific community to greater heights.”
He added that hosting this esteemed event for the second time highlights LPU’s unwavering commitment to advancing scientific research and education, aligning perfectly with the university’s mission of nurturing future leaders and innovators.
Situated in the heart of Punjab, in Chaheru of Jalandhar, LPU, a private university (esb 2005, ranked 46th overall in NIRF Rankings) is one of Asia’s largest universities in India with a campus of 112 acres, fully wi-fi enabled and has hostel accommodation for 24,000 students, 6 storeyed library, dedicated research and development block, 8-storeyed Uni-mall, state-of-the-art laboratories and smart classrooms.
“We eagerly anticipate insights from world-renowned Nobel Laureates and leading thinkers in the realm of sustainable research and innovation. LPU stands as a beacon for knowledge dissemination, creating a synergistic environment where Nobel Laureates, industry visionaries, and academic stalwarts converge to foster academic brilliance and groundbreaking research.”
As the world grapples with escalating challenges, this congress aims at the crucible where intellects converge to mold a resilient, sustainable, and technologically forward world. Witness an amalgamation of wisdom, foresight, and innovative spirits, converging at LPU to blueprint a sustainable tomorrow.
|Date||Pre-lunch Events||Post-lunch Events|
|3rd January||Inauguration||LUNCH||Plenary/Public Lectures/Endowment Lectures|
|4th January||Plenary Lectures||Plenary Lectures||Sectional Programmes||Cultural Programme|
|Inauguration of Women’s Science Congress||Inauguration of Science Communicators Meet|
|Inauguration of Children’s Science Congress|
|5th January||Plenary Lectures||Inauguration of Science and Society||Sectional Programmes||Cultural Programme|
|Valedictory Session of Women’s Science Congress|
|Inauguration of Farmers’ Meet||Valedictory Session of Science Communicators’s Meet|
|Inauguration of Tribal Meet||Valedictory Session of Children’s Science Congress|
|6th January||ISCA Meetings||General Body Meeting||Valedictory Function|
Lovely Professional University
Jalandhar – Delhi G.T. Road,
Phagwara, Punjab 144411