India's largest Summit for Women in Architecture & Design to take place in October
WADE ASIA the largest platform for Women Designers, Artists, Architects, Photographers, and Engineers in Asia recently announced its theme for 2019 annual conference & awards event – WOMEN, WATER, and WORKMANSHIP. The event is due to be held on 11-12 of OCTOBER 2019, NSIC Grounds, Okhla Industrial Area, New Delhi.
WADE ASIA’s 2 days of conference is a fertile ground for aspiring & established entrepreneurs, founders of young firms, artists, designers, students and professionals who are looking for inspiration, and opportunity to meet & connect with stalwarts who have made it possible. Speakers like Dr Kiran Bedi, Padma Bhushan Rajiv Sethi, Ar Raj Rewal, Dr Nazma Heptulla, Ar Christopher Charles Benninger, Anupama Kundoo, Didi Contractor, Sussanne Khan have been some of the distinguished WADE Speakers in the previous editions. This year will have veteran architect Shirish Beri, Bharata Natyam dancer Padma Shri Prathibha Prahlad, Ar Chitra Vishwanath known for sustainability, Activist Mittal Patel whose organisation has deepened 87 village lakes in 45 villages with people’s participation, and 35-40 more speakers.
Talking about the theme, Vertica Dvivedi, Founder of WADE ASIA explains, “WOMEN are central to WADE, created to celebrate & recognise Women-led designs & development in Asia. WADE AWARDS are limited to women however WADE Conference, Exhibition and Innovations are open to all. The conference goes on for 16 hours discussing about relevant issues in architecture & design. At this critical juncture when the world is reeling with water issues, we couldn’t but pick up ‘WATER’ as a Key theme for WADE ASIA 2019 to spread awareness about Preservation, Conservation and Restoration of Water and Water bodies. WADE ASIA is an event dedicated to promote true talents and craftsmanship, thus ‘WORKMANSHIP’ will be focused through WADE Workshops, WADE Design Galore, and Matecia Material Innovation. Overall, an exciting show and serious conference awaits the visitors of WADE ASIA.”
WADE ASIA 2019 will have a series of inspiring talks, one of the most awaited segments include MasterClass with Mentors 4.0, a question & answer session with Women Leaders in Architecture, Art, Construction, Engineering and Design. Likewise, from various parts of India, more than 40 speakers would be talking from the WADE ASIA platform.
More than 2000 visitors from across India and important delegates from Dubai, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Singapore, Bhutan etc attend WADE ASIA. The entire industry connected with design, engineering and architecture come together to celebrate WADE.