COEP Foundation is delighted to announce our second COEP CONNECT – with an ambition of setting a new tradition of an annual gathering of COEPians, coming together with a common purpose of sharing and learning from our experiences, and building a vibrant alumni community. Our common roots nurtured us and gave each one of us the wings to traverse our unique journeys. We all have exciting stories to tell - let's connect, get inspired and transform tomorrow. So, friends from and outside the SF Bay Area – let’s come together to make this event a success. This is our event - Our enthusiasm and participation will ensure it’s a splash! Please RSVP at your earliest as it will help us with the event logistics!
Agenda 10:30 - 11:00am Registration & Networking 11:00 - 11:05am Welcome & Agenda 11:05 - 11:10am Announcement: Icebreaker challenge 11:10 - 11:20am Overview of Alumni Association & Activities 11:20 - 12:05pm COEP Explorers - Journeys that Inspire Nitin Salunke, Abhi Gholap, Sylvia Ratnasamy, Avadhoot Bhambre chat with Ketan Joshi about their unique journeys after COEP. 12:05 - 1:35pm Sumptuous lunch catered by Jalsa Catering and networking 1:35 - 2:15pm COEP: Education Entrepreneurship Impact - Dr. Ramesh Raskar hosts a fireside chat with Dr Narendra Kale. 2:15 - 2:55pm Fun Team Activities - Brush up those engineering skills! 2:55 - 3:25pm Chai with your favorite Snacks (keep guessing!) 3:25 - 4:25pm संगीत रस सुरस - A soulful music/poetry performance by Manoj Tamhankar with Abhay Avachat, Milind Kulkarni, Sudarshan Siddhaye, Preeti and Sharwaree Tamhankar 4:25 - 4:55pm Open Forum: Reflections 4:55 - 5:00pm Concluding Remarks
PARKING: The Christiansen side of the front lot (furthest from the Cupertino Room) will be reserved for city classes until 4:30pm, so you will not be able to park here. The other side of the front lot, as well as the back lot, and Alves Dr. will all be available for you to park. Please bring your spouses and other COEP friends who have not yet registered. We have at door tickets available for them.