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DAY 1 - November 16th Thu, 2017

8:00 AM

Delegate Registration

8:15 AM

Standing Networking Breakfast

9.30 AM

Inauguration Ceremony

9.45 AM

Keynote Address

  • Haja Mohideen
President and CEO, Rocheston, LLC

Keynote address - Cutting edge global innovation trends in 2017

10:45 AM

Innovation Accelerators

  • Varun Reddy, iB Hubs.
  • Ritesh Kumar Singh, Raymond Ltd

Experimenting and re-imagining is key to innovation. So, how do we move from being ‘risk-averse’ to an ability to take risks and loving experiments?

11:15 AM


11:45 AM

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)

  • Mr. Alok Khanna, IOC Ltd.

Technology efficiently elevates consumer experience, betters product strategy: An IOC case study

12:15 PM


  • V. Ganesh, Karvy ComputerShare

Innovation in the Financial Services landscape with specific reference to trading and markets

12:45 PM


1:35 PM

Imperatives of Change

  • Debashis Sarkar, Proliferator

Businesses, their leadership and the operating models are being subjected to innovation and reinventing themselves. Management insights into the models that will be sustainable in the 'now and future ' corporate landscape.

2:05 PM

Innovation in Agriculture

  • Amit Saha, Syngenta
  • Himanshu Goyal, The Weather Company, IBM
  • Ravinderjit Singh, Agrinnovate India

Impacts of Nature’s changing dynamics on Agriculture as well as natural calamities and its impact on crops, people, homes and environment.

3:00 PM


3:30 PM

Impact of Digital on Business Models

  • Jaspreet Bindra, M&M
  • Amit Agarwal, OckyPocky

Is a focus on growth essential or patience key for profit to kick in with the integration of Digital.

Digital –the new medium in business platforms- opportunities and challenges

4:25 PM

Innovation in IoT

  • Amarjeet Mundi, IBM
  • Kush Mishra, Senra
  • Ganesh Iyer, Future Group (Moderator)

Technological advances: These are interesting times and exciting times. But are we learning from the connections and its potential?

5:15 PM

Skills Session

  • Dr. Ramakanta Bal, Dean, MITS University
  • Mr. ABRP Reddy, CEO, MindHour (TN)
  • Peter Emmanuel, CEO, AASSC,
  • Dr. Iven Jose, Associate Dean, Christ University

The pedagogy equation: What does it take to build a job-ready workforce as Jobs change significantly?
Early intervention in student comprehension of analytical and non-analytical subjects.

Skilling and Gap Closing in the workforce in the aerospace and aviation sectors.

Moderator of Session
Dr. Iven Jose

6:10 PM

Wrap-Up Note

6:15 PM

Concluding Thoughts

6:25 PM

Vote of Thanks

6:30 PM

Distinguished Restaurant Awards

7:15 PM

Cocktail Reception

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DAY 2 - November 17 Fri, 2017

10:00 AM


10:15 AM

Big Data

  • Deepak Pargaonkar, Senior Director, Solutions Engineering, Salesforce.
  • Rajesh Shewani, Head, Technology and Solution Architecture, Teradata India.

Greater insights on Big Data, Analytics and Data Mining for Enterprises and Corporations.
Data Analytics, Hybrid Cloud Computing - innovating to address needs , challenges and opportunities.

11:05 AM


11:30 AM

Artificial Intelligence

  • Sundara Nagalingam, Head, Deep Learning Practice, Nvidia India

AI is no longer a fancy term, it is a vital business imperative.

12:05 PM

Valuation and Crowdfunding

  • Chandni Jafri, CEO, Mumbai Angel Networks

Innovative Investing - being in the game of ‘active investing’ and the changing landscape of the investing economy

12:45 PM


1:50 PM

Conference LuncheonIndustrial IoT

  • Dulipsingh Thangasamy, GM, Caterpillar India
  • Yogendra Chauhan, Head, Commercial Operations (PUR), Covestro
  • Kurian Kattukaran, Data Management, GE Digital

The pace of embrace of IIoT and IoT in Assembly Lines, Manufacturing Plants and mines.

The future of Industry 4.0 and IoT in mobility.

Big Data and the deep impact it is having on enterprise businesses

3:00 PM


3:30 PM

Smart Cities

  • Masayoshi Tamura, GM, Hitachi
  • R. P. Singh, Director, Strategic & Mega Projects, Dell EMC
  • Karthikeyan Natarajan,, Global Head Engineering, IoT & Enterprise Mobility, Tech Mahindra.
  • Ms.Manju Latha Kalanidhi-, Editor, The New Indian Express

Smart things’ and smarter planning will lead to Smarter Cities.

Will technology lead to uses case successes in resources, services and opportunities?

Smart Cities- Creating them around the customer; being 100% citizen centric.

Moderator of Session
Ms. Manju Latha Kalanidhi, Editor, The New Indian Express

4:30 PM

Concluding Address

4:45 PM

Vote of Thanks

5:40 PM

Concluding Address

6.25 PM

Distinguished Design Awards

7.15 PM

Gala Dinner