Globes’ most diverse hackathon “Humane Code” culminates with 4157 teams from 68 countries

Many more firsts to be achieved at celebration of success our tech ecosystem at Bengaluru Tech Summit from November 29th to December 1st, 2018

Bengaluru, 20th November 2018: “Humane Code” global virtual hackathon an effort by global coding communities to solve problems faced by humanity has so for attained distinction of being the largest and most diverse hackathons ever held. 20 best entries shall get a total prize money of $20800 and a chance to visit Bengaluru during the Summit.

The event will run under the theme, ‘INNOVATION & IMPACT’ and will witness the participation of countries like Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands , Estonia , Japan , Australia and Czeck Republic. Startup zone shall have 200+ startups and 3000 delegates. Top technology experts from India and globally, futurists, policy makers, thought leaders, research heads and other industry officials from across the globe are also expected to participate. This coupled with many path-breaking initiatives such as Bio-Excellence Awards, Showstoppers (Product Launch), Wall of Fame, Innovation Zones, Conferences will be witnessed this year.

The Government of Karnataka has been playing a vital role in supporting the IT, ITES and ESDM industry not only In policy implementation &: monitoring but also in providing various technology & communication services which includes internet, datacenter, hosting, technology consultation, IT security audit, support for e-Governance etc.

One of the major highlight of this year’s conference would be India’s biggest Start-up zone, a platform to showcase their innovation, meet tech founders, innovation executives and investors to build partnerships and shape the future.

On this occasion, Shri. K.J. George, Minister for Large & Medium Scale Industries, Sugar, IT & BT, and Science and Technology, Govt of Karnataka said, “The Karnataka Government has always been on a continuous quest to encourage innovations and this Summit is one step to ignite that spark and enthuse people about entrepreneurship. The event also arms to (everage technology as a catalyst to boost entrepreneurship in the state and enable business-to-business meetups.”

Also present at the press conference. Principal Secretary, Department of Commerce & Industries and Department of IT, BT and Science & Technology, Mr. Gaurav Gupta, highdghted that fact that this year’s Bengaluru Tech Summit is expected to be of a bigger scale compared to the past. He mentioned, “Our endeavour is to bring all stakeholders-policy makers. Industry and academic together to celebrate the wonderful technology ecosystem that Karnataka has, and to strive to retain our position of leadership through strateyc investment of resources on people, places and technoiogies.”

This year’s keynote speakers include Damien Manuel from Australia, Dr Ganesh M Kishore, USA Dr Michael B Yaffe, USA , Jaap Akkerhuis, Netherlands , Prof Ashok Gulati , Dr Edmond Rock from France & Dr Shekar Manade

In addition to this, India’s biggest and most extravagant drone racing competition will take place at the Bengaluru Tech Summit this year where the top drone racing pilots in the country will face off to prove their racing skills in front of a huge audience.

“Reinvention in the field of IT is an on-goins process and looking at the present scenario we have exciting times ahead. VR, AR, Big Data, Btockchain etc. are the new technology trends that are currently blooming in the market and a lot will be leveraged around this. This year’s theme being “Innovation & Impact”, we are looking forward to further clout the R&D bit and take fechnotogy to the next level,” said Smt. Vinoth Priya R, IAS, Director, Directorate of IT & BT and Managing Director, KITS.

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