Every year, the Manipal Conclave brings together an array of distinguished professionals from varying fields to speak about their work. The Conclave, thus enlightens students, encourages them to wander beyond their course.
Past Speakers
Radhika Apte
Indian Theatre and Film actress who worked in hits like Badlapur and Netflix - Sacred Games.
Sandeep Singh
Ex-captain of the Indian national hockey team. He received Arjuna Award in 2010.
Ashwin Sanghi
Indian writer in the Fiction - Thriller genre of best selling titles like The Rozobal line and it's seccessors. 
Jitendra Kumar
Indian actor famous for his roles in comedy sketches of ’The Viral Fever’ on Youtube.
Prajakta Koli
Indian YouTube personality who makes comedy videos popularly known by her YouTube name "MostlySane".
Jatin Sarna
Indian film and theatre actor, as well as stage director, best known for his work in "Sacred Games".
Sagrika Ghose
A renowned journalist, news anchor and author. She was a deputy editor and prime time anchor on news channel CNN-IBN.
Girish Narayandass
Writer and director, known for "AIB: Honest Engineering Campus Placements (2017)" and "On Air with AIB (2015)".
Abhishek Upmanyu
A fast paced, very well renowned standup comedian.
Conclave '19
When Chai Met Toast
When Chai Met Toast sounds something like the musical equivalent of a pinball game. Guitar notes, vocals and drum beats do little joyous somersaults inside your head. The band calls its music ‘happy’ and you can see why.
K Ganesha Raja
Experienced General Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the Research industry. Skilled in Research, ArcGIS, Management, Spatial Analysis, and Strategic Planning. Strong sales professional graduated from Govt. College Kasaragod. Vidya Nagar P.O, Kasargod, Calicut University.
Laxmi Agarwal
Laxmi Agarwal continues to be a beacon of hope for everyone all over the country. She is an acid attack survivor, but that does not deter her from fighting for what she believes in. She is also a social activist, TV Host and has a movie 'Chhapaak' based on her story, with none other than Deepika Padukone as the protagonist!
Ronit Ranjan
An ex-Army Cadet, an Author, a Certified Peer Educator, Ronit Ranjan has always tackled the challenges of life head-on and has turned every failure into an opportunity for learning.
Ramakrishnan K. V.
"Money won is twice as sweet as money earned." Who better to explain it than the Investment Guru himself? Join us for a chat with Ramakrishna KV, CEO of Kotak Private Equity to know why Money Never Sleeps!
Crisy Vasan
Manipal Institute of Technology has always been proud of its alumni, who have stepped out in the world and brought about an impact on the lives of people. Inspired by life, Crisy Vasan, who completed her B.E. from MIT in 1989, has founded TVAAM NATURALLY YOURS, a company that promotes the usage of natural products.
Ashish Shakya & Rohan Joshi
These two guys need no introduction!! They’re smart, they’re funny and they’re really really excited to come to Manipal. Their humour knows no bounds and they are sure to tickle your funny bone with their witty jokes.