Agenda

07 - 08 November 2019: 0900 Hrs : Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai
Theme: Technology @ The Heart of India’s $5 Trillion Economy

CII Connect 2019 Agenda

Time

Session

Day 1 : Thursday, 7 November 2019

1000 - 1130

Inaugural Session

Speakers

Mr R B Udayakumar Hon'ble Minister for Information Technology, GoTN

Dr Santosh Babu, IAS., Principal Secretary – IT, GoTN

Dr Omkar Rai, Director General, STPI

Mr S Chandramohan, Chairman, CII, TN

Mr Suresh Raman, Chairman, CII Connect, VP & Regional Head, TCS Chennai

1145 - 1315

Plenary Session 1

The growing importance of the technology economy / Future of technology companies in the $5tn economy

Speakers

Mr Josh Foulger, MD & Country Head, Foxconn

1415 - 1545

Parallel I

India & Partner Country – Collaborative advantage

Parallel II

ICT & Governance - How digital is changing life of the common man? Influence of Data Privacy in enabling Digital Services

Speakers

Dr Santosh Mishra, CEO, TNeGA

Mr Senthil – Real Image / Qube

Mr Kalyan Siva, Managing Director, 5 C Network

1600 - 1630

Back to the Future

XR HACKATHON WINNERS – STUDENTS& PROFESSIONALS

Back to the Future

Future Leaders (4 to 6) : XR HACKATHON WINNERS – STUDENTS& PROFESSIONALS

1630 - 1800

Parallel III

Intelligent systems & Emerging Technologies – Shaping the Future Economy (incl. Media/ Entertainment)

Speakers

Mr Deepak Pande, Head – IoT, Vodafone

Mr Arvind Gupta, KPMG

Mr Sekar Ponniah, CEO, Torus Innovations

Parallel IV

5G - a pathway to achieving socio-economic transformation

Speakers

Ms Harmeen Mehta, Global CIO and Head, Cloud and Security, Airtel

Mr Sudarshan Pitty, Chennai 5G Radio Eqpt., Nokia

Mr T V Sriram, Director, Juniper Networks

Day 2 : Friday, 8 November 2019

1000 - 1130

Parallel V

How can Financial transactions be made more cashless and electronics - Crypto / Blockchain / Cybersecurity

Speakers

Dr Gulshan Rai, Ex-Chief Information Security Officer, Govt.of India

Mr Suresh Sethi, CEO, India Post Payment Bank

Ms Gowri Mukerjee, CEO, Creditmantri

Mr L R Prakash, Director, CDAC

Mr Anubrata Biswas, CEO, Airtel Payments Bank

Parallel VI

Future of Jobs and Skills - Digital Literacy

Speakers

Mr Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC

Mr Ravi Tennety, CEO, Quess Corp

Mr Praveen Ganesh, Founder & CEO, Letzconnect

Prof. K C Surappa, Vice Chancellor, Anna University

1145 - 1315

Parallel VII

5000 Start-ups in Tamil Nadu by 2025 - Tamil Nadu Innovation Hub

Speakers

Mr R Ramanan, Director, Atal Innovation Mission

Mr Tiruppathi Srinivasan, VP, Ather Energy

Mr Viswanathan Sahasranam, CEO, Forge Accelerator

Dr J A Chowdary, Former Special Chief Secretary & IT advisor

1415 - 1515

Plenary Session 2

Industries of the Future - Business Innovation – Impact of Technology

Speakers

Dr Sumantran, Chairman, Celeris Technologies

Mr V Swamy, Global Head, TCS iON

1530 - 1630

Valedictory Session & CII Connect Awards 2019

Mr Vijayakumar, President & CEO, HCL Technologies

Key Speakers

Mr R B Udayakumar

Hon'ble Minister for

Information Technology, GoTN

Dr Santosh Babu, IAS

Principal Secretary - IT

GoTN

Dr Omkar Rai

Director General

STPI

Mr S Chandramohan

Chairman,

CII, TN

Mr Suresh Raman

Chairman, CII Connect,

VP & Regional Head, TCS Chennai

Mr Josh Foulger

MD & Country Head

Foxconn

Dr Santosh Mishra

CEO, TNeGA

Mr Senthil

Real Image

Qube

Mr Deepak Pande

Head - IoT, Vodafone

Mr Arvind Gupta

KPMG

Mr Sekar Ponniah

CEO, Torus Innovations

Ms Harmeen Mehta

Global CIO and Head,

Cloud and Security, Airtel

Mr Sudarshan Pitty

Chennai 5G Radio Eqpt

Nokia

T V Sriram

Director, Juniper Networks

Dr Gulshan Rai

Ex-Chief Information Security Officer, Govt.of India

Mr Suresh Sethi

CEO, India Post Payment Bank

Ms Gowri Mukerjee

CEO, Creditmantri

Mr L R Prakash

Director, CDAC

Mr Anubrata Biswas

CEO, Airtel Payments Bank

Mr Manish Kumar

MD & CEO, NSDC

Mr Ravi Tennety

CEO, Quess Corp

Mr Praveen Ganesh

Founder & CEO, Letzconnect

Mr R Ramanan

Director, Atal Innovation Mission

Mr Tiruppathi Srinivasan

VP, Ather Energy

Mr Viswanathan Sahasranam

CEO, Forge Accelerator

Dr Sumantran

Chairman, Celeris Technologies

Mr V Swamy

Global Head, TCS iON

Mr Kalyan Siva

Managing Director

5 C Network

Prof. K C Surappa

Vice Chancellor

Anna University

Dr J A Chowdary

Former Special Chief Secretary & IT advisor

Mr Vijayakumar

President & CEO

HCL Technologies