Symbiosis SSSS - Main Events

Symbiosis Sports Science Conference 2024

The Symbiosis Sports Science Conference (SSSC) that took place on 24th February 2024 provided a comprehensive overview of the current landscape of sports development and technology in India. The event was inaugurated with grandeur by Mr. Rajiv Yeravdekar. As the conference set the stage for insightful discussions and exchange of ideas, the distinguished keynote speaker, Mr. Vinit Karnik, illuminated the audience with his expertise in the field. The conference unfolded into two dynamic panels, each addressing pivotal aspects of the sports industry. Panel One brought together esteemed figures including Parvin Dabas, Kunal Thakkur, Toshan Patil, and Siddharth Deshmukh, who shared their invaluable insights on the challenges and opportunities in various sports ... domains. Panel Two comprised luminaries such as Subramanian Ramakrishnan (Ramky), Prasanna Choudhari, Ujwal Deole, and Amit Gadkari, providing a comprehensive exploration of the transformative role of technology in sports development. The conference reached its pinnacle with a compelling valedictory address by Saumil Majmudar, offering a profound perspective on the significance of sports in the holistic development of individuals. The surge in interest and investment in sports, ranging from traditional games like Panja to global favorites like tennis, football, cricket, and emerging phenomena like E-sports and kabaddi, was a central theme alongwith the role of technology in Empowering Sports Development. The conference gathered insights from experts in the field, shedding light on challenges and opportunities in the Indian sports industry. The discussions on challenges such as sponsorship, player involvement, and fan engagement provided valuable insights into the potential for growth. The role of technology emerged as a transformative force, not only in venue management and analytics but also in making sports education and mental conditioning accessible. The conference showcased a holistic vision for sports development, emphasizing the need for a balanced approach that includes both traditional and emerging sports, coupled with technological advancements, to create a thriving ecosystem for athletes, fans, and investors alike. Together, these eminent personalities steered the conference towards a holistic understanding of the evolving sports landscape in India.

Auction 7.0

Living up to our tradition, the Company Auction 7.0 at the Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences was a huge success with loads of joy, drama, excitement, and nervousness. It was very challenging for every company to create a good roster of Juniors who will continue the teams' legacy. Kraken Synergies made the highest bid followed by the Spartans and the Stallions. All in all, each team looked satisfied with their picks at the end. We would also like to thank our respected Director Nayana Ma'am, Faculty members, and the notable Alumnis present offline as well as online who enlightened the event with their valuable presence.


5th NSSC -"Mission 2024"

The Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences, Pune (SSSS) successfully concluded the fifth edition of their annual flagship event National Sports Science Conference (NSSC) spread across two days i.e. on 28th August & 4th September 2021 through the online mode of 'Zoom'. The theme of the conference was "Mission 2024". The conference had prominent guests as Mr Neel Shah (Head Sports Education & New Business, GISB), Mr Rishikesh Joshi (Founder of "Sports For All"), Mr Yatin Shriwardhankar (Sports Consultant, General Manager – Lakshya Sports) & Mr Vishwas Walavalkar (Founder and Owner of "StudioWally Sports Science Company"). SSSS had kept three different tracks for Research Paper presentations across all the two days. There were more than 130 participants who have attended the conference and with 68 research paper presentations, NSSC 2021 was deemed to be a great success.

SSSS - Events - NSSC

4th NSSC -"Research Methods in Sports Management"

The Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences, Pune (SSSS) successfully concluded the fourth edition of their annual flagship event National Sports Science Conference (NSSC) from 28 - 30 July 2020 on an online mode. The theme of the conference was "Research Methods in Sports Management". Along with eminent guest speakers Mr. Jitendra Joshi (Founder, Sports Village) and Mr. Hoshedar Gundevia (Head Of Digital, IMG Reliance), as a special feature for this edition, SSSS had kept two different tracks for Research Paper presentations across all the three days. There were a total of 140 participants who have attended the conference. With more than 60 research paper presentations, NSSC 2020 was conducted successfully emphasizing the importance of research. The selected papers therein were published in SCOPUS indexed Journals.

Symbiosis SSSS - Events - Third NSSC Aug 2019

3rd NSSC - "The Evolving Sports Ecosystem in India"

The Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences, Pune (SSSS) successfully concluded the third edition of their annual flagship event, the National Sports Science Conference (NSSC) from 29 - 31 August 2019 at the Symbiosis International University, Lavale Hill Top campus. The theme of the event was “Evolving Sports Ecosystem in India” where various people from the sporting ecosystem were invited. Prominent names across the duration of the Conference included renowned Chess player Mr. Abhijit Kunte (Chess Grand Master), Mr. Madhukar Talwalkar (Founder, Talwalkars Better Value Fitness Limited), Mr. Ayaz Memon, Mr. Mandar Tamhane (CEO of Bengaluru FC Pvt. Ltd) and Mr. Tuhin Mishra (Co-founder & Managing director of Baseline Ventures) to name a few of the 20 plus eminent speakers. The speakers addressed the audience on various topics ranging from experiential sports marketing, sports analytics, media & journalism and many more, which were punctuated with purposeful ‘Q & A’ sessions. There were a total of 150 participants who have attended the conference.

Symbiosis SSSS - Events - Second NSSC Feb

2nd NSSC - "Future of Business of Sports in India"

The second National Sports Science Congress (NSSC) was held on February 2, 2019 at the Symbiosis International University, Lavale Hill Top campus with 137 participants. The theme of the event was “Future of Business of Sports in India” where various people from the sporting ecosystem were invited. Amidst the senior and junior batches of the institution and seven brilliant speakers lined up for a series of talks for the Congress, the build-up was nothing short of exhilarating. Eminent speakers such as Mr. Jayanth Kolla (Co-founder, Convergence Catalyst), Mr. Deep Mukherjee (CEO C11, National Community of Sports & Sr. Vice President, Head of Sports Development, Star India), Mr. Jitendra Singh Naruka (Former Vice-Chancellor, LNIPE), Mr. Udit Sheth (Founder and Managing Director, TransStadia), Ms. Deepthi Bopaiah (Executive Director, GoSports Foundation), Mr. Lokesh Suji (Founder - Indian League Gaming | Director - Esports Federation of India | VP-South Asia: Asian Esports Federation), Mr. Yugal Kishore Sharma (CEO, ONEOTT iNTERTAINMENT LTD. IN ENTERTAINMENT INDIA LTD) shared their experience and knowledge on various topics.

Symbiosis SSSS - Events - First NSSC

1st NSSC - "Trends in Sports Science"

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS) organized the first National Sports Science Congress at the Symbiosis International University, Lavale, Hill Top campus on September 23, 2016, with 188 participants. The theme 'Trends in Sports Science' focused on important disciplines and topics within sport sciences. Invited speakers highlighted different viewpoints on specific topics in order to summarize existing knowledge as also help ideate new approaches in the field of sport. The objective of Congress was to promote technological innovation, facilitate the exchange of expert knowledge and emphasize the need for strengthening the Indian sports network. On this occasion, the University felicitated and honoured the team of Olympians from Maharashtra who qualified for the Rio Olympics. These included Ms Kavita Raut (Athletics), Ms Prarthana Thombare (Tennis), Ms Lalita Babar (Athletics), Mr. Dattu Bhoknal (Rowing) and Mr. Devendra Valmiki (Hockey). Dr. J.S. Sandhu, Secretary University Grants Commission, New Delhi was the Guest of Honour.

Symbiosis SSSS - Events - Company Simulation

Auctions (Company Simulation) - 2019

The most happening academic activity at SSSS is the Auctions. It is the annual flagship event of SSSSS under Company Simulation Program which is organized every year to uproot the stage fear of the students as well as to enhance the thinking and planning ability of the students.

Symbiosis SSSS - Events - Company Simulation
Symbiosis SSSS - Events - Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility Project 2019

The students of Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences, Pune organized Khelo Pune, a sports fest for school children in rural areas on 1st October 2019 at Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Lavale. The event was jointly organized with the Department of Sports Recreation and Wellness, SIU as a part of the social responsibility project.

The objective of the programme was to provide an opportunity for school children from a rural background to participate in physical activities and make them understand the importance of staying fit & healthy and to provide hands-on experience to the students of SSSS in managing such type of events.

The fest witnessed participation from three Zila Parishad schools in Sus, lavale and Bavdhan villages of Pune adopted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University). There were around 300 school children of 5th, 6th and 7th standard who participated in the fun-filled activities/games like Zumba, Parachute, Relay races (Ball and Hoops), Football match and Dodge ball. Every child of the school was active for these 5 hrs. The school authorities appreciated the efforts of the MBA (SM) students of SSSS and were encouraged to carry on these activities in their school.