The India Awakens Conference will take place in Kolkata, India, on Sunday, February 12, 2017, from 10am to 7pm, in the Shivananda Hall of the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture (RMIC). The audience will be admitted free of charge.

After an opening address given by RMIC Secretary Swami Suparnananda Maharaj, distinguished speakers including Prof. Ralph Abraham, Prof. Robert Geraci, Dr. Ben Goertzel, Dr. Amit Goswami, Prof. Sisir Roy, and Prof. Frank Tipler, will explore the intersections of science and spirituality, technology and religion, physics and theology, the East and the West. Please see the full Conference program and list of speakers.

The audience will be admitted free of charge. Please write ( to reserve your place. Some speakers will be in Kolkata, and others will give their talks and answers online over the Internet. Some video discussions and Q/A with the speakers have already been produced and shared, and others will premiere at the Conference.

Besides the remote speakers, we will invite remote participants to attend the Conference online. Please write ( if you wish to attend the Conference online.

The India Awakens Conference is produced by Turing Church, a working group at the intersection of science and religion. See also India Awakens on Facebook.

The Conference is sponsored by Sakti Sadhan Munshi and Bandana Munshi, Prayas Event, the Mormon Transhumanist Association, and 3D ICC, which contributed the video/VR telepresence system Terf used to record many Conference talks and open the Conference to remote participants and supported by India Future Society