“The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past.” –Tim Berners Lee
Exun Clan, The Experts Unlimited Clan, The Technology Club at Delhi Public School, RK Puram hosted the 27th edition of the Exun IT Symposium on the 12th and 13th of
November 2022 held during the Exun week from 7th to 13th November. Every year, STEM enthusiasts from India and beyond arrive at the symposium to test their mettle by battling it out with their skills and come together to have some of the most memorable, impactful and rewarding experiences which help them in crafting a better version of themselves whilst also giving everyone the perfect stage to celebrate the essence of technology.
The event began with the lighting of the lamp by the Principal, Ms Padma Srinivasan. The Special Guests, Mr Hitesh Oberoi and Mr Abdul Sharif.
In the opening speech, the Vice Principal, Mr Mukesh Kumar welcomed everyone with his words of motivation. He encouraged all the participants to focus on active participation, showcasing their talent, connecting with their peers and enjoying the overall learning experience. He further thanked the principal, teachers, students, sponsors, computer faculty and staff members.
One of the esteemed Special Guests, Abdul Sharif, of ExtraMarks shared his inspiring views with the participants. He talked about student empowerment and motivated students to let go of the fear of rejection and focus on trying their best.
Mr Hitesh Oberoi, an alumnus of DPS RKP and currently the founder and trustee of Plaksha university and CEO at Info Edge India Ltd. inspired the audience with his hardworking persona and life occurrences. He encouraged the students to follow their passion and not let the noise of competition take over their lives.
The magnificent event had enthusiastic participation from 82 schools online from around the world and 56 offline to the venue. The Exun Symposium had significant international participation for the 3rd year and impressive national participation for the 5th year in a row. With over 20 events held in offline, online and hybrid modes, Exun opened its wide gates to every yearning participant to get involved, evolve and discover and this also boosted the clan to take yet another step towards achieving the global presence of Exun community; this appropriately serves their motto of “We, not I”. This Event also starred Sudocrypt v12.0 and Surprise x Locus The tech enthusiasts of Exun Clan held the Exun symposium 2022 under the supervision of the Computer Science Department of the school. The event was sponsored by ExtraMarks, PlayStation, Vardiano, Plaksha University and ONGC along with other community partners.
Exun talks are a series of insightful addresses by experienced alumni and professionals, on comprehensive themes. To watch the illuminating talk series, be sure to use the following link: exun.co/talks. For more information on any event or any part of the symposium, kindly visit exun.co/invite and contact Exun at, [email protected].
The events that lighted the symposium were as follows:
The closing ceremony of Exun 2022 commenced with Naunidh and Pratishtha, members of the Exun Clan inviting the founder and Vice-Principal of Delhi Public School, RK Puram, Mr Mukesh Kumar to deliver the vote of thanks and congratulate the participating schools and their Principals on behalf of the Principal Ms Padma Srinivasan. In his speech, Mr Mukesh Kumar, highlighted the main goal behind the symposium as “Connecting with like-minded people”. He then took us through the journey of Exun and how it came to be. He also acknowledged the hard work of students to bring Exun to an international level as students across the globe have been seen participating in Sudocrypt events over the years. He ended his speech by thanking the whole computer department for their sincere and diligent support. The Presidents of the Exun Clan, Kavin and Shireen, shared their inspirational journeys in the club. The Presidents of RoboKnights and Domain Square+, went on to tell everyone about the importance of communication and connection. The event concluded with the presentations and distribution of mementoes and awards to the judges and winners respectively. We hope that the club and students continue to thrive each year. Bar Raised Successfully!
The Overall Trophies were given to the following schools: