27-29 September, 2017

Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, india

Agenda and Sessions

IMC 2017 is a forum providing opportunity to meet key decision makers from the industry & Government. The theme of IMC 2017 is 'Connecting the Next Billion' where various panels and discussion forums would be addressing several topics around the same under four general categories of Technology, Business, Policy & Digital Life.

10
:15
AM

All dignitaries to be escorted to their respective seats in Hall 1 and seated on Dias

10
:30
AM

National Anthem of India played by the prestigious Indian Naval Band and Indian Army Band

10
:32
AM

Welcome Address (5 minutes) Ms. Aruna Sundararajan, Chairman TC & Secy. (T), Government of India

Special Address (7 minutes)
Shri. Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Industries Limited
Special Address (7 minutes)
Shri Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group, Idea Cellular Limited
Special Address (7 minutes)
Shri Vittorio Amedeo Colao, Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone Group Plc
Special Address (7 minutes)
Shri Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder & Chairman, Bharti Enterprises
Special Address (7 minutes)
Shri Nirmala Sitharaman Minister of Defence, Government of India
Special Address (7 minutes)
Shri Manoj Sinha, Minister MOC&IT, Government of India
Special Address (7 minutes)
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics and Information
Technology, Government of India
Presidential Inauguration of IMC (5 minutes)
(IMC Theme Song and IMC Film)
Presidential Address (8 minutes)
President Ram Nath Kovind
Vote of Thanks (3 minutes)
Shri Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary, Meity

11
:42
AM

Booth Visits / Media interview

12
:30
PM

Keynote Address & CEO Forum

Keynote Address (15 minutes)
Caesar Sengupta VP, Product Management, Google
Keynote Address (15 minutes)
Alex Rogers Executive Vice President and President Qualcomm Technology Licensing
CEO Forum - Vision 2025
(10 minutes each)
Mr. Gopal Vittal Chief Executive Officer of Bharti Airtel
Mr. Sunil Sood Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer - Vodafone India Ltd
Mr. Himanshu Kapania, Managing Director, Idea Cellular Limited
Mr. Mathew Oommen President Network, Global Strategy and Service Development
(RJIL)
Q and A

01
:00
PM

CEO Conclave

Mr. Gopal Vittal
Chief Executive Officer of Bharti Airtel

Mr. Sunil Sood
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer - Vodafone India Ltd

01
:45
PM

Lunch

02
:30
PM

Digital India - A trillion dollar opportunity

Dr Alexander Evans, UK Deputy High Commission


Rajan Mathews, Director General, COAI
C.P Gurnani, CEO, Tech Mahindra
Gopal Vittal, CEO, Bharti Airtel
Anand Agarwal, CEO & Director Sterlite Technologies
Chetan Krishnaswamy, Country Head, Public Policy, Google
"Aruna Sundarajan, Secy, DoT
Kevin Martin, VP, Mobile and Global Access policy, Facebook"

04
:00
PM

Tea Break

04
:15
PM

Digital Identity for Digital World (Aadhar)

Hemant Joshi, Partner , TMT Leader Deloitte
Sharad Sharma Co-founder and CEO,iSPIRIT
A P Hota, Ex CEO NPCI
Arvind Gupta, Digital India Foundation
Biswanath Sengupta, Ex - Senior Vice President & Program Director UIDAI
Aadhar CEO

12
:30
PM

Keynote 1

Mr Caesar Sengupta
VP, Product Management
Google
Connecting the next billion

01
:00
PM

CEO Conclave

Mr. Himanshu Kapania
Managing Director of Idea Cellular Limited

Mr. Mathew Oommen
President Network, Global Strategy and Service Development

01
:45
PM

Lunch

02
:30
PM

Smart / Intelligent Network: The future of networking

Rohit Adlakhar, Vice President and Global Head for Automation and Wipro’s Artificial Intelligence Platform (HOLMES™)


Shyam Prabhakar Mardikar,Chief Technology Officer - Mobile networks at Bharti Airtel Limited
Vishant Vora, CTO Vodafone India
Mr. Ludvig Landgren, Head of Network Applications and Cloud Infrastructure, South East Asia & Oceania at Ericsson
Anil Tandon. CTO Idea
Jaswant Boyat, Solution Director, India IP Network Sales,Huawei
"Sanjay Kaul, MD, Service Provider Business,Cisco
Vipin Tyagi, C-Dot"

04
:00
PM

Tea Break

04
:15
PM

Ushering Innovation in FinTech: The role of Block chain and Cryptocurrency

Dr. N. Rajendran, CTO, NPCI
Vishwanath Akhella, CEO & Founder,Simplify Tech
Saurabh Agrawal, Zebpay Founder
Diana Layfield, VP, Product Lead, Finance & Commerce Products, Next Billion ,Google

Piyush Singh, MD , Accenture

12
:50
PM

Keynote 2

Mr Alex Rogers
EVP & President,
Qualcomm Technology Licensing
Mobile: Foundation of a Digital Economy in India

01
:00
PM

CEO Conclave

Mr. Manoj Sinha, MP
Minister of State (Independent Charge) & Minster of Railways

01
:45
PM

Lunch

02
:30
PM

Internet Governance

Dr. Robert Pepper, Head, Global Connectivity Policy and Planning, Facebook
Rekha Jain,IIM,Ahemdabad
Ajay Kumar, Secy Meity
Subi Chaturvedi, Director,COAI
Nadir Patel,High Comissioner, Canada/Sameer Saran,ORF/Virat Bhatia,FICCI/Pramesh Prakash,CIS
Erick Kish,US Commercial Officer at US Embassy | Aerospace, Cyber, IT, Digital, Defense, Autos, Security | US-India cooperation

04
:00
PM

Tea Break

04
:15
PM

Sustainable Wi-Fi

Padmashri Dr. Sanjay G Dhande, Former Director IITK
R.K .Bahuguna, Chairman and Managing Director, Railtel
Mr. Rohan Dhamija, Partner, Head - India & South Asia, Analysys Mason
Munish Seth, Head, Connectivity Solutions – APAC region, Facebook
Vinay Goel, Product Management Lead, Next Billion Users ,Goolge
K. T Ramarao + AST

01
:00
PM

CEO Conclave

Ms. Aruna Sundararajan,Secy DoT

Mr. Ajay Prakash Sawhney,Meity

01
:45
PM

Lunch

02
:30
PM

Women in Tech/ Business

Rekha Menon,Accenture
Upasana Taku, Mobikwik
Shalini Girish, Head, Google Marketing Solutions, India
Radhika Aggarwal, ShopClues,Founder/Rita Tiwathia,Secy Commerce
Shefali Bansal, Watson IoT lab leader/ Aruradha Mitra,Member Finance
Harmmen Mehta, CIO Airtel + Shikha Sayal, Director, GSP Sales, Cisco India & SAARC

04
:00
PM

Tea Break

04
:15
PM

ndia - The next global destination for mobile phones and component manufacturing.

Ajey Mehta, Vice President, India,HMD Global
Finbarr Moynihan General Manager, Corporate Sales (International) at MediaTek
"Neeraj Sharma, Country Head, India at Spreadtrum Communications"
STL Vendor
Huawei

10
:00
AM

Keynote 3

Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
Governance in the digital India

11
:30
AM

Emerging technologies in a 5G future to consider

Serge Willenegger 10 mins Session Topic: Building the 5G Future

Mr. Christian Hedelin, Head of Strategy, BU Radio at Ericsson
Kevin Martin, VP, Mobile and Global Access policy, Facebook
Jay Chen, CEO, Huawei India
Mr. David An, CTO, ZTE
Himanshu Kapania, MD, Idea Cellular Limited
Larry Paulson, VP, President Qualcomm India

01
:00
PM

Lunch

02
:30
PM

Shaping the digital convergence

Mathew Reed, Practice Leader, Middle East and Africa at Ovum /mediatek
Ryan Pereira, Vice President & Country Head - Ciena India
Sunil Sood, MD & CEO, Vodafone
Sanjay Malik, VP, Head of India Market, Nokia
Ankit Agarwal , Head of Global Sales,Telecom Products, Sterlite Tech
Rajan Mathews, DG COAI

04
:00
PM

Tea break

04
:15
PM

Economic, Social & geographical inclusion through digital content

Dr. Robert Pepper, Head, Global Connectivity Policy and Planning, Facebook
Arvind Bali CEO - Videocon Telecom & Wallcam
Sapna Chadha, Marketing lead, Southeast Asia & India,Google
"Dr Rajat Kathuria , ICRIER
EY 2
Meity Secy"

10
:20
AM

Keynote 4

Mr. Nunzio Mirtilo
SVP & Head of Market Area, Ericsson
Networks to drive a Digital Future

11
:30
AM

Cyber security: A challenge for India's cyber arsenal

Dr. Gulshan Rai, ‎Director at CERT-In
Amit Pradhan, CTSO, Chief Privacy Officer and SVP, Vodafone
Dr. Debabrata Nayak, Chief Security Officer, Huawei Telecommunications (India) Co., Ltd.
Rama Vendashree, CEO DSCI
Sanajay Katkar, Co-Founder & CTO at Quick Heal Technologies
Subramanian Udaiyappan, Sales Specialist, Cyber Security,Cisco

01
:00
PM

Lunch

02
:30
PM

Cloud & Virtualization

Viswanathan Ramaswamy, Vice President at Wipro Ltd.

Paolo Sidoti, Leading Digital Network Transformation in Australia - Managing Director - Accenture
Badri Gomatam, Chief Technology Officer, Telecom at Sterlite Technologies Ltd.
MediaTek
Gulsan Khurana, CTO,ZTE

04
:00
PM

Tea Break

04
:15
PM

Shaping spectrum harmonization: Spectrum sharing, trading & consolidation

TR Dua, DG TAIPA

Alan Norman, Facebook
Rahul Vatts, Head Regulatory & Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs at IDEA Cellular Limited
RV Prasad WPC/TRAI/Member T
V Abhishek, Partner - Deloitte
Vikram Tiwathia,DDG,COAI
Mr. Parag Kar, Vice President, Government Affairs, India and South Asia at Qualcomm

10
:40
AM

Keynote 5

Mr. Sanjay Kamat
MD, Consulting Practice Research
Nokia Bell Labs

11
:30
AM

Internet of everything: Changing the way we live

Mischa Dohler 10 mins Session

Laxmi N Rayapudi, VP engg, Qualcomm/Ankur Bhan, Nokia
Mischa Dohler, Professor King's College London
Booked
Alok Srivastava, Director, IOT Platforms, Sales, India & SAARC,Cisco
Mr. Dr. Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar, ‎President-Aeris Communications, Chairman IET IoT Panel
Nick Gliddon, Director Business Services at Vodafone India

team-2
01
:00
PM

Lunch

02
:30
PM

Moving towards light touch regulation

P Balaji, Director, Vodafone India
Rajat Mukarji, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Idea Cellular Ltd
Mr Mikael Halen, Director Government & Industry relations Ericsson
Memerber T/ Senior DDG TEC/Wireless Advisor DoT
Ashwini Rana, Head of Connectivity Policy, Facebook
Moderator Deloitte

04
:00
PM

Tea Break

04
:15
PM

Digital infrastructure towards a $4 trillion dollar digital economy

Harvey Ruben -10 Mins Session

CB Velayuthan,VP - Global Partner Business, Nokia Networks
Umang Das,Chief Mentor at ATC India (American Tower Co.) - ‎Viom Networks India
Bala Maladi, CEO ACT
Akhil Gupta,Vice Chairman of Bharti Group and Chairman of Bharti Infratel Limited & TAIPA
Aruna Sundarjan, Secy, DoT
R S Sharma, Chairman TRAI + Bimal Dayal, Indus

11
:30
AM

Digital Advertising

Jyotsna Makkar, Head of Marketing,India at HMD Global - the home of Nokia phones

12
:50
PM

Keynote 6

A. S. Kiran Kumar
Chairman ISRO, Secy DOS

01
:00
PM

Lunch

02
:30
PM

Start-up Pitch

04
:00
PM

Tea Break

04
:15
PM

Bridging the last Mobile digital divide - 22 Indian languages available on all Mobile phones

Sanjoy Dass, Head Market Access, HMD Global

10
:00
AM

Keynote 7

Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ministry of Law & Justice and Information Technology
Topic: Defining a roadmap towards a Digital Economy

11
:15
AM

Tea Break

11
:30
AM

Value creation through analytics: $41B opportunity

Monojit Mazumdar, Analytics Leader at Deloitte India
Ramana Jampala, President & CEO at Avlino Inc
Saurabh Kumar Sahu, Analytics Lead at Accenture India


Amit Sanyal, VP & Head, Consumer Value Solutions,Mahindracomviva

01
:00
PM

Lunch

10
:20
AM

Keynote 8

Sumeet Arora, SVP, Engineering
Strategy, Technology and Innovation, Cisco

11
:15
AM

Tea Break

11
:30
AM

Smart cities & smart governance

Karuna Gopal, Ministry of Urban Development, GoI
"Anjali Joshi, Vice President, Product Management,
Next Billion Users,Google"
Bimal Dayal, Indus
Arindam Guha, Partner, Deloitte
Stefano Savioli, Nokia
Sandeep Arora, Director, GSP Sales, Cisco India & SAARC + Huawei 1

01
:00
PM

Lunch

10
:40
AM

Keynote 9

Mr. Steve Alexander
Chief Technology Officer,
Ciena

11
:15
AM

Tea Break

11
:30
AM

Digital Content : enhancing user experience

Satya Raghavan, Head of Content, YouTube, India,Google
Mr. Henrik Moberg, Managing Director at Cavena Image Products AB
Deepankar, Vice President at Vodafone India
Saurabh Doshi, Facebook: Head Content & Media Partnerships
Prateek Thakkar, CEO at inspired mobile and MMA gold member
"Aditya Chaudhuri,Managing Director and Lead –
Communications, Media and Technology,Accenture in India"

01
:00
PM

Lunch

11
:00
AM

Keynote 10

Shri Anupam Shrivastava
Chief Managing Director,BSNL
Network bridging digital divide/
Establishing a scalable network Infrastructure

11
:15
AM

Tea Break

11
:30
AM

Start-up Pitch

01
:00
PM

Lunch