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18th January 2017 Pre Conference Workshop
19th January 2017 CME
20th January 2017 Conference
21th January 2017 Conference
22nd January 2017 Conference

Bengaluru - Silicon Valley of India :

Bengaluru is the capital and largest city in the Indian state of Karnataka. With a population of over 6 million, Bengaluru is the third largest city in India and 27th largest city in the world. Bangalore is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the country, with over 62% of the city's population comprising migrants from other parts of India. Historically a multicultural city, Bangalore has experienced a dramatic social and cultural change with the advent of the liberalization and expansion of the information technology and business process outsourcing industries in India. IT companies in Bangalore employ over 35% of India's pool of 1 million IT professionals.

How to Reach Bengaluru :

Bengaluru has two important railway stations - Bengaluru City Railway Station and Yeswantpur Junction. Both railway stations have regular trains running from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune and other major cities. Well-connected by a network of buses from cities like Goa, Mumbai, Pune, Coimbatore and Mangalore. The options range from regular buses to air-conditioned, Volvo and sleeper coaches. Extremely well-connected by regular flights from Delhi, Mumbai and most other important cities in India and also has international carriers flowing in and out of the Bengaluru International Airport, which is located about 40 kms from the main city.

Venue :

PEDICON 2017, 54th Annual Conference of the Indian Academy of pediatrics (IAP) will be held at the Place Ground Gayathri Vihar, Bengaluru.

Inauguration :

Inauguration of the conference will be held in the evening of 19th January 2017 at the conference venue The Palace Ground, Bengaluru, followed by cultural entertainment with inaugural dinner.

Meals :

  • Lunch on all days of the conference, dinner 19thJanuary, 20th January and banquet 21st January is provided only for registered delegates and accompanying registered delegates.
  • Kindly note accompanying child above 5 years would require to register as accompanying delegate.
  • Complementary Tea / Coffee will be served to all registered delegates twice in a day.

Language Spoken :

Kannada, Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam. The official language of the conference is English.

Climate :

The city of Bangalore experiences a very favorable weather throughout the year. The city is located in the Deccan plateau of southern peninsular India and is situated at a height of 949 meters above the sea level. The warmest month in Bangalore is April and the coldest month is January. The climate in Bangalore is basically dry tropical savanna climate. The maximum temperature level at the summer time can rise to 36°C whereas during winter can even go below 17°C. The average annual rainfall in Bangalore is 859 mm. The weather in Bangalore is neither too humid nor too dry.

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"We cordially invite you to join us in this exciting conference in the most wonderful setting. This prestigious National conference is one of the most awaited national event for IAPians, Pediatricians and all others eagerly looking forward year after year for the event!"

Dr. Govindaraj M Chief Organizing Chairman