Science Society 10th International Science and Youth Symposium (ISYS’10) 2nd 3rd 4th Dec 2022

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GIK Science Society under the Department of Student Affairs organized an All-Pakistan Event named as “10th International Science and Youth Symposium (ISYS’10)” on 2nd,3rd and 4th December 2022 at GIK Institute. The main purpose of this event was to promote science and technology among the students of GIK Institute, and to the participants from different Universities/Institute of Pakistan. Mr Ahsan Iqbal Federal Minister of Planning, Development and Special was invited as a chief guest for the opening ceremony of the event. There were around 200 participants from different universities of Pakistan who actively participated in the event. Students from APS, Punjab Group of Colleges, Forman Christian College, PIEAS, Army Burn Hall College, Institute of Space and Technology, Kinnaird College for Women University, Quaid e Azam Law College, Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar, FAST NUCES Islamabad, NUML, NUTECH, Edwards College Peshawar, University of Peshawar, CECOS, IQRA University, COMSATS University etc. participated in the event.

Renowned speakers were invited to pursue with the module of speaker session. The sole purpose of the speaker session was to educate the students of the GIK Institute/participants with the decision-making skills, how to counter different issues faced in our daily life and motivate them to take different possible steps to be successful in their life. The speakers included were Mr Muhammad Taha Social Media influencer in Pakistan, Ms Anum Khalid a feminist student activist for human rights/co-founder of the NGO Mahwari Justice,  Ms Bushra Mahnoor a social activist/founder of NGO Mahwari Justice, Mr Ateeq Afridi a social activist for the welfare of Pakistan, Mr Kashif Taj a serial entrepreneur/technologist and a user-focused product designer, Mr Umair Jaliawala  a strong learning consultant/trainer/keynote speaker and facilitator, Mr Salman Saeed a serial entrepreneur/investment consultant, Mr Saad Munawar a writer/mountain climber and adventurer.

The other modules included were the “Science Marathon” where the participants were given different tasks related to the science and technology to complete it in the specific time. A module named “Astronomy Night” was organized to experience the universe at night using the high-definition telescope. A quiz related module was organized to test the knowledge of the participants in the field of science and technology.

The participants were entertained with music night and a theme dinner to enlighten the ongoing event. The winner and guests were awarded with the prizes/certificates on the closing ceremony of the event.