* This is the second time LPU will be hosting the Indian Science Congress; the first one was in the year 2019

The 109th Indian Science Congress, to be hosted by Lovely Professional University (LPU), is proud to announce a series of diverse conferences and sessions under the theme “The Global Perspective on Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future.” This prestigious event will bring together renowned Nobel laureates, scientists, researchers, academicians, experts, innovators, and policymakers from around the world to engage in discussions and develop strategies for sustainable growth across various fields.

The Indian Science Congress will feature an extensive line-up of conferences and sessions, each focusing on different themes that emphasize the critical role of science and technology in shaping a sustainable world. The schedule for the conference is as follows:

The conference will commence with the inauguration of the Indian Science Congress and a plenary lecture program on January 3rd 2024. The second day will witness the inauguration of the Children’s Science Congress, Women’s Science Congress, Farmers’ Science Congress, and the Science Communicators’ Meet.

The Children’s Science Congress will provide a unique platform for children aged 10-17 years to showcase their scientific temperament and knowledge by conducting scientific experiments, fostering their creativity and thirst for scientific exploration.

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

The third day will witness the inauguration of the Science and Society Congress, and the Tribal Science Congress. The Science and Society Congress will delve into the interface between science, society, and sustainable development, with a particular focus on ethical considerations. The Tribal Science Congress will gather scientists, researchers, and policymakers to showcase indigenous knowledge systems, sustainable livelihood practices, and traditional tribal culture.

In addition to these sessions, the congress will host conferences on various topics to probe into specific areas of scientific research and innovation. These topics include physics, mathematics, chemistry, animal, veterinary, and fishery sciences, earth system sciences, and many others. Each conference will explore advancements in the respective fields and their contributions to sustainable development, environmental conservation, and resource management.

Furthermore, the event will feature a science exhibition called “Explorica,” which will showcase prominent developments, major achievements, and significant contributions of Indian Science and Technology to society. Leading scientific institutions are expected to participate in the exhibition, highlighting India’s emergence as a major power in various sectors- particularly among the student community.

Dr. Ashok Kumar Mittal, Founder Chancellor of LPU, expressed his enthusiasm for the 109th Indian Science Congress conference and exhibition, emphasizing its role as a platform for meaningful discussions, knowledge sharing, and collaboration.

This mega gathering will mark LPU’s second time hosting the prestigious event, with the previous occasion being in 2019. The event aims to pave the way for a brighter and more sustainable future. Scientists, researchers, academicians, policymakers, and the public are cordially invited to participate in this esteemed event and contribute to the global dialogue on science and technology for a sustainable future.