17:00 onwards Registration commences at the Fitness Center next to the SAC. Avoid the rush on Friday!
18:30 to 20:30 "Masquerades" at the SAC. A dance drama. An adaptation of "Man in the Iron Mask" by Kalakshetra Group.
20:30 onwards IIT Idol at the OAT. The top rock bands from each IIT compete for the top spot!
19 DECEMBER 2008
09:15 to 10:00 Inauguration and Welcome at the SAC, by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, live via video link from New Delhi.
10:00 to 17:00 Kids' Carnival at the stall near SAC. Leave the kids here to enjoy themselves!
11:45 to 17:30 PanIIT Research Symposium at the MSB and the Chemistry Building. Will continue on Saturday.
12:00 to 18:00 IITech, the Exhibition at KV Grounds. The inauguration is at 12:00, and the exhibition will continue on Saturday and Sunday.
14:00 to 16:00 The first session of each of the six tracks at various venues - IC&SR, KV Grounds, CLT and the Research Park.
14:30 to 16:15 Panel Discussion at the SAC. With Vasundhara Raje, Vijay Amritraj, Anil Kumble, Mark Tully, Rajiv Menon, Anita Ratnam and Shikha Sharma.
16:15 to 17:15 Networking session - meet your buddies and professional contacts. Check the pocket guide for IIT-wise venues.
20 DECEMBER 2008
06:00 to 10:00 Geeks & Captains Golf at the Madras Gymkhana Club course. Bus leaves Taramani at 05:15 and main gate at 05:25.
08:00 to 09:30 Business Plan Conclave at various venues - IC&SR, KV Grounds and DoMS.
09:30 to 10:30 Dr.Stephen Cohen of the Brookings Institute will speak at the SAC.
10:30 to 11:30 Bob McDonald, COO of Proctor & Gamble, will speak at the SAC on corporate innovation strategies at P&G.
11:45 to 13:30 Chess with Vishy at the SAC. Challenge the Champion at any of 14 tables to be played simultaneously.
16:30 to 17:30 A powerful panel of academicians at the SAC on the road-map for IITs to become global leaders in education and research.
17:30 to 18:30 A conversation at the SAC between CK Prahlad and three Tata CEOs - B Muthuraman, S Ramadorai, and Ravi Kant.
21 DECEMBER 2008
10:15 to 10:45 Orkut Buyukkokten, Product Manager at Google will interact with students on social networking via live video. At the SAC.
11:00 to 12:00 At the SAC, Dr.Stephen Cohen and Prof. Kishore Mahbubani will discuss the strategic challenges and opportunities ahead of India in the next 15 years.
12:00 to 13:15 Prof. Amartya Sen will deliver the valedictory keynote on how IITs, IITians and PanIIT can inspire, innovate, and transform India into a global superpower. At the SAC.
22 DECEMBER 2008
Rural Tour 1
Village of Kuthambakkam in Thiruvallur District. Pick up: 07:30
Rural Tour 2
Village of Natham in Thiruvallur District. Pick up: 07:30
Rural Tour 3
Village Knowledge Center in Pullayarkuppam village near Pondicherry. Pick up: 07:00
Rural Tour 4
The community of Auroville in Pondicherry. Pick up: 07:00
Rural Tour 5
Ulundhai farms in Kanchipuram District. Pick up: 07:00
One day Rural Learning Journeys to visit rural sites around Chennai. See actual villages, meet with villagers, meet self-help women's group, and look at watershed projects and rural schools. All tours are expected to return by 18:00 hours.