109th Indian Science Congress: Global Leaders Converge at LPU for Science and Sustainability

In a significant leap towards fostering global collaboration and sustainable development, Lovely Professional University (LPU) is set to host the 109th Indian Science Congress. Under the theme “The Global Perspective on Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future,” this prestigious event promises to be a melting pot of knowledge, ideas, and innovations. Renowned Nobel laureates, scientists, researchers, academicians, experts, innovators, and policymakers from across the globe will convene to discuss and strategize ways to propel sustainable growth across diverse fields.

The Indian Science Congress will unfold a rich tapestry of conferences and sessions, each dedicated to different themes that underscore the pivotal role of science and technology in shaping a sustainable world. The schedule for the conference is as follows:

Day 1: January 3rd, 2024
– Inauguration of the Indian Science Congress
– Plenary lecture program

Day 2:
– Inauguration of Children’s Science Congress
– Inauguration of Women’s Science Congress
– Inauguration of Farmers’ Science Congress
– Inauguration of Science Communicators’ Meet

The Children’s Science Congress will serve as a unique platform for young minds aged 10-17 years to showcase their scientific acumen, conducting experiments that foster creativity and a thirst for scientific exploration.

The Women’s Science Congress aims to recognize and appreciate the contributions of women in science, promoting gender equality in research and innovation. The Science Communicators’ Meet will focus on effective ways to disseminate scientific information and cultivate a scientific attitude among the masses. The Farmers’ Science Congress will address the pivotal role of farmers in shaping a sustainable world through climate-resilient agriculture, entrepreneurship models, and digital advancements.

Day 3:
– Inauguration of Science and Society Congress
– Inauguration of Tribal Science Congress

The Science and Society Congress will delve into the intersection of science, society, and sustainable development, with a focus on ethical considerations. The Tribal Science Congress will bring together scientists, researchers, and policymakers to showcase indigenous knowledge systems, sustainable livelihood practices, and traditional tribal culture.

In addition to these specialized sessions, the congress will host conferences on various topics ranging from physics, mathematics, and chemistry to animal, veterinary, and fishery sciences, earth system sciences, and more. Each conference will explore advancements in their respective fields and their contributions to sustainable development, environmental conservation, and resource management.

The event will also feature a captivating science exhibition titled “Explorica,” showcasing significant developments, major achievements, and the remarkable contributions of Indian Science and Technology to society. Leading scientific institutions are expected to participate, showcasing India’s emergence as a major power across various sectors, particularly among the student community.

Dr. Ashok Kumar Mittal, Founder Chancellor of LPU, expressed his enthusiasm for the 109th Indian Science Congress, highlighting its role as a platform for meaningful discussions, knowledge sharing, and collaboration. This gathering marks LPU’s second time hosting the esteemed event, with the previous occasion being in 2019.

Scientists, researchers, academicians, policymakers, and the public are warmly invited to participate in this momentous event, contributing to the global dialogue on science and technology for a sustainable future. The 109th Indian Science Congress aspires to pave the way for a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow.