Time Session
1:00pm - 3:00pm Lunch and Registration
3:00pm - 3:10pm Inauguration with Lamp Lighting by the Dignitaries
3:10pm - 3:15pm Welcome Address:
Topic : Celebrating India's Digital Successes in e-Governance: The 35th Edition of Technology Sabha
Speaker : Srikanth RP, Editor, Express Computer, The Indian Express Group
3:15pm - 3:30pm Guest of Honour:
Topic : Empowering Digital Growth: Strategies for a Thriving IT Ecosystem in West Bengal
Speaker : Dr Amit Mitra, Cabinet Rank, Principal Chief Advisor to Hon'ble Chief Minister and Finance Department, Government of West Bengal
3:30pm - 3:45pm Guest of Honour:
Topic : Positioning West Bengal as a Premier IT Hub: Fostering Innovation and Sustainability in the Digital Realm
Speaker : Babul Supriyo, Minister for Information Technology and Electronics Department, West Bengal
3:45pm - 4:05pm Topic : AI For All
Speaker : Akash Saxenaa, Vice President and Head of Enterprise Business, Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd
4:05pm - 4:25pm Topic : A New Era of Digital Transformation: What's Now & Next
Speaker : Monojit Datta, Customer Engineer, Infrastructure Modernization, Google Cloud
4:25pm - 4:55pm Topic : Addressing challenges in digital evolution through sustainable innovation
Speaker : Rohan Kumar Pandey, Senior Manager- Business Development, Schneider Electric
4:55pm - 5:05pm Networking Tea Break
5:05pm - 5:20pm Key Address :
Topic : Unlocking India's Potential: Language Technologies as Catalysts for Digital Empowerment
Speaker : Amitabh Nag, Chief Executive Officer, Digital India Bhashini Division (Bhashini), Digital India Corporation
5:20pm - 5:40pm Topic : Secured Data Centers for Sustainable Tomorrow
Speaker : Akhil Suneja, Director Sales - North, NTT Data
5:40pm - 5:55pm Key Address :
Topic : Breakthroughs and Digital Evolution at the Department of Stamps and Registration
Speaker : Dr. Mamatha B. R., Inspector General of Registration and Commissioner of Stamps, Karnataka
5:55pm - 6:15pm Topic : Take Control of Digital Transformation
Speaker : Amit Singh, Sr. Vice President, CtrlS Datacenters
6:15pm - 6:30pm Key Address :
Topic : Empowering Education Through Digital Governance: Strategies for Transformative Change in West Bengal
Speaker : Manish Jain, Principal Secretary, School Education, West Bengal
6:30pm - 8:30pm Stall Visits / Free and Easy
7:00pm - 8:00pm Power Discussion by Rakuten & Schneider
8:30pm - 8:35pm Topic : Simplify Citizen Experience
Speaker : Subrato Bandhu, Vice President , Sprinklr
8:35pm - 9:00pm Technology Sabha Awards
9:00pm - 11:00pm Networking Cocktails and Dinner
Time Session
8:00am - 9:00am Power Discussion by Google Cloud & Open Text
8:00am - 9:30am Breakfast
9:30am - 9:45am Keynote Address:
Topic : Breakthroughs and Digital Evolution at the Centre For Railway Information Systems (CRIS)
Speaker : G V L Satya Kumar, Managing Director, Centre For Railway Information Systems
9:45am - 10:05am Topic : Smarter Governance
Speaker : Praveen Kulkarni, National Manager (Business Development), Digital India & Strategic Projects, OpenText
10:05am - 10:20am Key Address:
Topic : Advancements in IT and Governance Practices within the Energy Industry
Speaker : Arun Mahesh Babu MS, Managing Director, Gujarat Power Corp. Ltd., and Managing Director, Uttar Gujarat Vij Co. Ltd.
10:20am - 10:45am Topic : Measuring Security by CrowdStrike
Speaker : Nitin Varma, Managing Director - India & SAARC, CrowdStrike
10:45am - 11:00am Key Address:
Topic : Transformative Healthcare: Pioneering Innovations for Inclusive Access and Quality Service Delivery
Speaker : Dr Basant Garg, Additional Cheif Executive Officer, National Health Authority
11:00am - 11:20am Topic : Towards Tomorrow with Technology
Speaker : Sumit Wadhwa, Director and Head of Enterprise Government Business, Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd
11:20am - 11:35am Topic : Kramer-Digital Revolution in AV Landscape
Speaker : Antriksh Verma, Regional Sales Manager - N&E, Kramer Electronics India Pvt Ltd
11:35am - 11:50am Networking Tea Break
11:50am - 12:05pm Key Address:
Topic : Technology Trends in Transforming of Public Services at the Grassroots Level
Speaker : Golok Kumar Simli, Principal Advisor & CTO, Passport Seva Programme, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
12:05pm - 12:25pm Topic : Building a Strong Cybersecurity Ecosystem by Sophos
Speaker : Rajeev Gupta, Director Channel Sales, India & SAARC, Sophos
12:25pm - 12:45pm Topic : AI Powered, Cloud - Delivered Cyber Security
Speaker : Vikas Awasthi, Director, Government Business, Check Point Software, India & SAARC
12:45pm - 1:25pm Panel Discussion :
Topic : Government Sector's Digital Evolution: Navigating Challenges and Embracing Opportunities
Moderator : Srikanth RP, Editor, Express Computer, The Indian Express Group
Panelists :
Pratap Singh, Principal Commissioner Income Tax, Government of India
Vivek Bhimanwar, Transport Commissioner, Maharashtra
Anu Kumari, Director, KSITM, Department of Information Technology, Kerala
Shubham Gupta, CEO, Zila Parishad, Dhule, Maharashtra
Anil Kumar Tentu, CEO, AP Innovation Society, Department of IT, Andhra Pradesh
Diya Chamaria, Head, Sales, Google Cloud
Sanjeev Sharma, GM- Government. & BFSI Key Accounts, Schneider Electric
1:25pm - 2:30pm Networking Lunch
1:25pm - 2:30pm Power Lunch by Checkpoint & Jabra
2:30pm - 2:45pm Key Address :
Topic : Building Open and Inclusive E-commerce for Citizen Services
Speaker : Nitin Mishra, Chief Technology Officer, Open Network for Digital Commerce
2:45pm - 3:00pm Key Address :
Topic : From Large Language Models to Large Action Models: Ethics and Governance Frameworks for AI
Speaker : Dr. Adapa Karthik, Secretary, Government of Punjab
3:00pm - 3:15pm Key Address :
Topic : TransformingTaxation: Innovations and Strategies for Commercial Taxation in Telangana
Speaker : Dr. T K Sreedevi, Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, Government of Telangana
3:15pm - 3:30pm Key Address :
Topic : Harnessing Innovation and Technology for Taxation in the Digital Age
Speaker : Dheeraj Rastogi, EVP, Services & Support, Goods and Services Tax Network
3:30pm - 3:45pm Key Address :
Topic : Webel - A golden journey for 50 years
Speaker : Sanjay Kumar Das, Additional Secretary, IT & Electronics Department, and Managing Director, WEBEL
3:45pm - 4:00pm Key Address :
Topic : Harnessing Technology for Citizen-Centric Governance
Speaker : Shekhar Singh, Commissioner, Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, Maharashtra
4:00pm - 4:40pm Panel Discussion :
Topic : Embracing the Digital Horizon: Best Practices to Balance Innovation and Security
Dr Pankaj Kumar Dalela, Director, Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT)
Vijay Devnath, GGM and CISO, Infrastructure & Security, Ministry of Railways, Center for Railway Information Systems
Lilly Prasad, CTO, FSSAI
Praveen Kulkarni, National Manager (Business Development), Digital India & Strategic Projects, OpenText
4:40pm - 4:50pm Networking Tea Break
4:50pm - 5:30pm Panel Discussion :
Topic : How Government Entities can Harness New Technologies to Set eGovernance Standards
Moderator : Srikanth RP, Editor, Express Computer, The Indian Express Group
Panelists :
Sumnesh Joshi, Deputy Director General at the Ministry of Communications & IT, GOI
K S Meena, Special Secretary, Urban Development Departmetn, Government of NCT of Delhi
Parul Gaur, Special Secretary, IT, Arunachal Pradesh
Sarita Sunil Narke, Additional Collector & State Director, Land Records, Government of Maharashtra
Dr. Binu Francis, Secretary, Corporation of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Dr. Abhishek Roy, Head, e-Governance, West Bengal
5:20pm - 6:45pm Stall Visits / Free and Easy
6:00pm - 7:00pm Power Discussion by Samsung
Power Discussion by CrowdStrike on Protecting Critical Infrastructure in the Face of Targeted Attacks
7:00pm - 7:30pm Technology Sabha Awards
7:30pm - 9:30pm Entertainment, Networking, Cocktails and Dinner
Time Session
Breakfast and Departure

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