Dr. B.N. Suresh is an aerospace scientist known for his contribution to Space Capsule Recovery Experiments. He served as the director of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) Thiruvananthapuram during the period 2003-2007 and also as the founding director of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology.In his talk- Translating challenges into opportunities he talks about his own experiences and how we can make the most out of the challenges we face.