2016 Speakers



EmTech India - Agenda, 2016

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DAY 1 - March 18, 2016 (Friday)
8:30 AM Registration and Breakfast  
9:30 AM Special Address R S Sharma, Chairman Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
9.45 AM Opening Remarks Jason Pontin, Editor in Chief and Publisher, MIT Technology Review
9:55 AM Welcome Address R Sukumar, Editor, Mint
10:00 AM Keynote: Primacy of People in a Digital Age Marc Carrel-Billiard, MD, Global Technology Research and Development, Accenture
10:45 AM Meet the Innovators Under 35 Kathleen D. Kennedy, President, MIT Technology Review
11:00 AM How Digital is revolutionising the finance sector V Vaidyanathan, Chairman, Capital First Group
11:15 AM Break and Networking
11:30 AM Understanding cyberlaw in today's Digital Age Pavan Duggal, Cyberlaw expert and SC lawyer, Pavan Duggal Associates
11:45 AM Lessons for Smart Cities from Smart Grids Rahul Tongia, Fellow, Energy and Environment, Brookings India
12 Noon Understanding digital innovation D B Pathak, Prof, Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay
12:20 PM Rethinking Urban Infrastructure Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya, Partner at KPMG and President of Centre for Digital Economy Policy Research (C-DEP)
12:45-1:45 PM Lunch and Networking
1:45 PM Keynote: Digitization and the Indian Economy John T Chambers, Executive Chairman of Cisco Systems Inc and Chairman of the US India Business Council (USIBC)
2:30 PM Delivering next-gen digital technologies with open innovation Raghav Narsalay, MD, Accenture Institute for High Performance, Accenture
2:45 PM Case study: Using Mobility to digitise India Kunal Shah, Founder and CEO, Freecharge
3:00 PM Working smart with Big Data Siddhartha Chatterjee, Chief Technology Officer, Persistent Systems
3:15 PM Un-Internet of Things Arvind Tiwary, Head, Chair TiE IoT Forum & Founder SangEnnovate
3:30 PM Making India an R&D Powerhouse Kumud M Srinivasan, President, Intel India
3:45 PM PANEL DISCUSSION ON DIGITAL INDIA, MAKE IN INDIA Raghav Narsalay, Kunal Shah, Siddhartha Chatterjee, Arvind Tiwary and Kumud Srinivasan
4:15 PM Break and Networking
4:30 PM Meet the Innovators Under 35 Kathleen D. Kennedy, President, MIT Technology Review
4:45 PM Technology and Transformation: Is India ready? Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft India
5:05 PM Culture of Innovation Harsh Mariwala, Chairman, Marico Ltd.
5:40 PM Future of Clean Energy Rahul Munjal, Founder and MD, Hero Future Energies (HFE)
6:15 PM Closing Remarks on Day 1
High Tea
DAY 2 - March 19, 2016 (Saturday)
Time Session Speakers
8:30 AM Registration and Breakfast  
9:30 AM Welcome Address - Jason Pontin, Editor in Chief and Publisher, MIT Technology Review
- R Sukumar, Editor, Mint
9:45 AM First Keynote: India can become a moonshot nation JACK HIDARY, Founder and Chairman, Samba Energy and Senior Adviser, Google X Labs
10:15 AM Second keynote: Data-driven AI with Machine Learning Una-May'O Reilly, Principal Research Scientist, MIT
10:50 AM Meet the Innovators Under 35 Kathleen D. Kennedy, President, MIT Technology Review
11:05 AM Break and Networking
11:20 AM Understanding Security in the Digital Age Deepak Maheshwari, Director - Government Affairs, India and ASEAN Region, Symantec
11:35 AM Heralding the Cognitive Era Moe Abdula, VP of Cloud Foundation Services Product Management, IBM
11:50 AM AI in the Indian context C P Gurnani, MD and CEO, Tech Mahindra
12:10 PM Cutting Edge: Drones Mughilan Thiru Ramasamy, Co-Founder, Skylark Drones
12:30 PM Special Address: How the government is pushing Digital India Ajay Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Information Technology, Government of India
12:50 PM Cutting Edge: Robotics Myshkin Ingawale, creator of I2U2 Robot, co-Founder, 1MoreThing LLC
1:05 PM Cutting Edge: 3D Printing Swapnil Sansare, CEO and Co-Founder, Divide By Zero Technologies
1:15 - 2:15 PM Lunch and Networking
2:15 PM Innovation and the India Stack Sharad Sharma, Co-Founder of start-up think tank, iSpirt
2:30 PM Reshaping the future of surgery - ROBOTICS Dr Rooma Sinha, Consultant Gynecologist and Obstetrician, Apollo Hospitals
2:45 PM Personalising health solutions using Genetics Anu Acharya, Founder & CEO, Mapmygenome
3:00 PM Developing an integrated healthcare technology framework in India Rizwan Koita, CEO, CitiusTech
3:15 PM In conversation Anu Acharya, Rooma Sinha and Rizwan Koita
3:30 PM Cutting Edge: Eyes on the Moon Julius Amrit, TeamIndus co-founder and Investment Lead, Axiom Research Labs Pvt. Ltd.
3:45 PM Why Electronic System Design & Manufacturing (ESDM) is crucial to the success of Digital India Ajay Jalan, Founder & Managing Partner, Next Orbit Ventures
4:00 PM Changing the way cameras, imaging systems work ARVIND LAKSHMIKUMAR, Founder and CEO, Tonbo Imaging
4:15 PM What entrepreneurs can learn from OTT companies Nilay Arora, Country Head, WeChat India
4:25 PM How to develop successful mobile apps David Wu, Head of Global Marketing, Cheetah Mobile
4:35 PM Meet the Innovators Under 35 - awards Kathleen D. Kennedy, President, MIT Technology Review
4:45PM Ceremony Honoring Winners of Innovators Under 35-India edition  
5:00 PM Closing Remarks