Agenda

6 - 7 November 2017: Hotel Taj Coromandel, Chennai
Theme: Intelligent Economy – Leveraging Technology for the New Era

CII Connect 2017 Agenda

Time

Session

day 1 : monday, 6 november 2017

10:00 AM

Welcome Remarks & Theme Address

Speaker:Mr P Ravichandran, Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu State Council

10:05 AM

Address

Speaker:Dr Omkar Rai, Director General, Software Technology Parks of India

10:10 AM

Special Address

Speaker:Mr R Chandrasekaran, Executive Vice Chairman, Cognizant India

10:15 AM

Special Address

Speaker:Mr Krishnakumar Natarajan, Executive Chairman, Mindtree Limited

10:25 AM

Special Address

Speaker:Mr T K Ramachandran, IAS, Principal Secretary - Information Technology, Government of Tamil Nadu

10:35 AM

Release of “CII-KPMG Thought Leadership Report on “Leveraging Technology for the New Era”

10:40 AM

Keynote Address

Speaker:Dr M Manikandan, Hon’ble Minister for Information Technology, Government of Tamil Nadu

10:50 AM

Guest of Honour

Speaker:Mr Edappadi K. Palaniswami*, Chief Minister, Government of Tamil Nadu

11:05 AM

Chief Guest

Speaker:Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad*, Hon'ble Minister of Law & Justice and Minister of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India

11:20 AM

Closing Remarks

Speaker:Mr P Ravichandran, Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu State Council

11:25 AM

Networking Break

11:45 AM

Plenary Session 1 - Panel Discussion on “Governance & growth”

This session focuses on the various reformative initiatives undertaken by the GoI and how these initiatives are set to take India to greater heights. The panelists may discuss on Aadhaar, promoting digital payments (BHIM), GST, etc. and how technology has played an extremely crucial role in enabling each of these initiatives. How has technology really helped drive all these initiatives?

Further, what is the roadmap of GoI to set India up as the digital superpower of the world?

Keynote Address

Speaker:Mr Ramesh Abhishek*, Secretary, Department Of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Government of India
(or)
Mr Ramanathan Ramanan*, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission- Niti Aayog, Government of India

Special Address

Speaker:Mr S Krishnan IAS*, Principal Secretary - Housing and Urban Development, Government of Tamil Nadu

Opening Remarks & Context Setting by Session Moderator

Speaker:Mr Prakash Kumar CEO, Goods and Services Tax Network

Panelists

Panelist 1:Mr Ajay Prakash Sawhney*, Secretary- Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India

Panelist 2:Mr S Premkumar, Executive Vice Chairman and MD HCL Infosystems Ltd

Panelist 3:Mr Mrutyunjay Mahapatra, Deputy Managing Director & CIO SBI

Panelist 4:Mr P Ravichandran, President Danfoss Industries

12:15 PM

Discussions

12:45 PM

Q&A

12:55 PM

Session Summary by Session Moderator

01:00 PM

Networking Lunch

2:00 PM

Plenary Session 2 - Panel Discussion on “Future Technology for the Intelligent Economy”

This session would give a sneak peak about how we have moved forward in the technology space compared to maybe a decade and a half ago. It looks at the progress we’ve made and the progress we’re yet to make from the consumer and Industry perspectives

2:00 PM

Opening Remarks & Context Setting by Session Moderator

Speaker:Mr K Ananth Krishnan, Chief Technology Officer, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd

2:25 PM

Panelists

Panelist 1:Mr Madhivanan Balakrishnan, Chief Technology Officer, ICICI

Panelist 2:Mr Rajesh Varrier, CIO, Birla sun Life Insurance

Panelist 3:Mr Aan Chauhan, Chief Technology Officer, Cognizant

Panelist 4:Mr G Srinivasa Raghavan, Executive Director, TVS Automobile Solutions

2:45 PM

Discussions

03:15 PM

Q&A

03:25 PM

Session Summary by Session Moderator

03:30 PM

Networking Lunch

03:45 PM

Plenary Session 3 - Panel Discussion on “The Automotive sector – Intelligence Driving the Future”

Technology has penetrated deep into the Automobile sector and is truly being the driver for this and other sectors as well. How is the Auto industry getting transformed digitally and is technology completely changing the dynamics of competition?

03:45 PM

Keynote Address

Speaker:Mr Atulya Misra, IAS * Principal Secretary- Industries Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

4:05 PM

Special Address

Speaker:Mr Kamal Bali, President & Managing Director Volvo Group India Pvt Ltd

4:10 PM

Opening Remarks & Context Setting by Session Moderator

Speaker:Dr K K Raman, Partner KPMG India

Panelists

Panelist 1:Mr Regu Ayyaswamy, Vice President and Global Head Engineering and Industrial Services Unit, TCS

Panelist 2:Mr Rao Poduri CIO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd

Panelist 3:Mr Raju Ketkale, SVP & Head –Mfg Operations Toyota

Panelist 4:Mr Pravin CTO Pricol

Panelist 4:Mr Kandasamy Subramanian CTO Ford

04:30 PM

Discussions

05:00 PM

Q&A

05:10 PM

Session Summary by Session Moderator

05:15 PM

Session Concludes and end of Day I

Day 2: Tuesday, 7 November 2017

09:30 AM

Plenary Session 4 - Panel Discussion on “Intelligent Healthcare”

This session would throw light on the contributions of technology in the world of healthcare. How are patients being treated effectively and efficiently in comparison with what used to happen earlier? How is digital helping us moving away from lag indicators and towards lead indicators and how does this help people?

09:30 AM

Special Address

Speaker:Dr J Radhakrishnan IAS*, Principal Secretary- Health & Family Welfare Dept, Government of Tamil Nadu

09:50 AM

Opening Remarks & Context setting by Session Moderator

Speaker:Mr Thothathri Visvanathan, Vice President and Delivery Head, Infosys Limited

09:55 AM

Panel Discussion

Panelist 1:Mr R Suresh Kumar, Chief Technology Officer- life care systems, GE Healthcare

Panelist 2:Mr Ramanujan K S, Director, Bugworks Research India Pvt Ltd

Panelist 3:Mr Sivakumar Padmanabhan, VP and Head - Global Technology Center, Astrazeneca India Pvt. Ltd

Panelist 4:Mr Rajiv Sikka, Head of Information Technology, Medanta - The Medicity Hospital

Panelist 5:Mr Anand Roy, Executive Director & Chief Marketing Officer, Star Health Insurance

11:05 AM

Q&A

11:10 AM

Session Summary by Session Moderator

11:15 AM

Networking Lunch

11:30 AM

Special Plenary Session 5 - Panel Discussion on “Policies and frameworks in the new Era”

What are the policies, frameworks and checks that need to be placed to boost and encourage the digital penetration in the state? How can we make TN the leader among Indian states, in terms of the sheer number of

  • quality tech-based start-ups
  • students with necessary skill sets, ready to work in this new environment
  • government initiatives to improve transparency and create trust
11:30 AM

Opening Remarks

Speaker:Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan, Past President, CII & Co-Founder, Infosys Ltd

11:40 AM

Keynote Address

Speaker:Mrs Aruna Sundararajan IAS, Chairman TC & Secy (T), Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology

11:50 AM

Session Moderator

Speaker:Mr S Mahalingam, Past Chairman, CII Southern Region & Former Executive Director & CFO, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd

12:00 PM

Panel Discussion

Panelist 1:Mr T K Ramachandran IAS, Principal Secretary - Information Technology, Government of Tamil Nadu

Panelist 2:Ms Debjani Ghosh, Former MD, Intel South Asia

Panelist 3:Dr Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, Indian Institute Of Technology Madras

Panelist 4:Dr Omkar Rai, Director General, Software Technology Parks of India

Panelist 5:Mr Lakshmi Narayanan, Former Vice Chairman, Cognizant

12:25 PM

Discussions

12:55 PM

Q & A

01:00 PM

Session Summary by Session Moderator

Speaker: Mr S Mahalingam

01:05 PM

Session Changeover

01:10 PM

Valedictory Session & CII Connect Awards 2017

01:10 PM

Opening Remarks & Context setting on CII Connect Awards 2016

Speaker:Mr S Sridharan, Member, Connect Awards Jury Committee

01:20 PM

Special Address

Speaker:Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan, Past President, CII & Co- Founder, Infosys Ltd

01:25 PM

Special Address

Speaker:Ms Vanitha Narayanan, Chairman, IBM India Private Limited

01:30 PM

Special Address

Speaker:Dr M Manikandan, Hon’ble Minister for Information Technology, Government of Tamil Nadu

01:40 PM

Special Address

Speaker:Mr M C Sampath, Hon’ble Minister for Industries, Steel Control and Special Initiatives, Government of Tamil Nadu

01:50 PM

Distribution of CII Connect Awards 2017

02:15 PM

Concluding Remarks

Speaker: Mr Ravi Viswanathan

02:30 PM

Networking Lunch & Connect 2017 Concludes

Key Speakers

Dr M Manikandan
Hon’ble Minister for
Information Technology
Government of Tamil Nadu
Mr MC Sampath
Minister for Industry
Government of Tamil Nadu
Mr Atulya Misra, IAS.,
Principal Secretary
Industries Department
Government of Tamil Nadu
Mr T K Ramachandran, IAS.,
Principal Secretary
Information Technology
Government of Tamil Nadu
Dr Omkar Rai
Director General
Software Technology Parks of India
Mr Prakash Kumar
Chief Executive Officer
GSTN
Mr R Chandrasekaran
Executive Vice Chairman
Cognizant India
Mr S Mahalingam
Past Chairman
CII Southern Region &
Former Executive Director & CFO
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd
Mr N Lakshmi Narayanan
Former Vice Chairman
Cognizant India
Ms Debjani Ghosh
former MD
Intel South Asia
Ms Vanitha Narayanan
Chairperson
IBM India Pvt Ltd
Mr Mruthyunajy Mahapatra
Deputy Managing Director & CIO
State Bank of India
Mr R Suresh Kumar
CTO, Life care systems
GE Healthcare
Mr Rajesh Varrier
CIO
Birla sun Life Insurance
Mr Aan Chauhan
Chief Technology Officer
Cognizant
Mr Rao Poduri
CIO
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt Ltd
Mr P Ravichandran
Chairman
CII TN & President
Danfoss Industries (P) Limited
Prof. Baskar Ramamurthi
Director
IIT Madras
Mr K Ananth Krishnan
Chief Technology Officer
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd
Mr Mathivannan B
Chief Executive Officer
ICICI Bank
Mr G Srinivasa Raghavan
Executive Director
TVS Automobile Solutions
Mr Sivakumar Padmanabhan
VP and Head
Global Technology Center
Astrazeneca India Pvt. Ltd
Mr Anand Roy
Executive Director &
Chief Marketing Officer
Star Health Insurance & many others