The summit will see the participation of Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Swiss Confederation Vice President Guy Parmelin, and many other prominent international figures.
Apart from them, thought leaders, industry captains, technocrats, researchers, innovators, investors, policy-makers and educators from India and around the world will also be participating in the summit.
This year, the theme of the summit is "Next is Now". The summit will deliberate on the key challenges emerging in the post-pandemic world with a focus on the impact of prominent technologies and innovations in the domains of 'Information Technology and Electronics' and 'Biotechnology'.
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan expressed happiness over the gesture shown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the event.
"After Atal Bihari Vajpayee inaugurating the tech summit 22 years back it is for the second time our Prime Minister is inaugurating the event. We are looking forward to hear his inaugural speech which will have a huge impact on our state, the whole country and the entire BTS2020," he said.
"Despite the pandemic challenge faced by the world, I am glad to see that over 25 tech nations are participating at the BTS2020 along with thought leaders, industry captains, technocrats, researchers, innovators, investors, policy-makers and educators from India and around the world. It is a testimony to the recognition of Bangalore and the entire state as the leading tech hub of the country," he added.
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