ITU-APT FOUNDATION OF INDIA

Annual Convention

On


Providing Connectivity to the Unconnected
INDIA HABITAT CENTRE, LODHI ROAD, NEW DELHI
March 26-27 2009


             
     
 
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PROGRAMME

 

 

Day 1 : Thursday March 26, 2009 (MAGNOLIA HALL)


YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AND STUDENTS FORUM
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10.30 – 11.00

 

Registration and Tea

 

 

11.00 – 13.00


Welcome and Launch of
ITU-APT Young Professionals and Students Forum:
Mr. Anil Prakash, Secretary General, ITU-APT Foundation

Overview on ITU Youth Forum:  Mr. RN Jha, DDG, IR, Dept. of Telecom

Address :
Prof. Satish K. Manocha,, Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore
“Young brains to suggest and implement new ideas  for the Unconnected to be Connected by the best networks”


Address :
Mr. Angad Bhatia, CEO, Xpert Media Technology, Chairman, Green Initiative, TEMA, Director, Green Scape Eco Management.

 

13.00

 

Lunch

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
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15.30 – 16.00

 

Registration and Tea

 

 

16.00 – 17.30

 

Annual General Meeting (only for members)

 

 

ANNUAL CONVENTION
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17.30 – 18.00

 

Registration and Tea

 

 

18.00 – 19.00


Opening Plenary
: Providing Connectivity to the Unconnected

Welcome Address :
Mr. R.N. Agarwal, President, ITU-APT Foundation of  India

Keynote Address :   
Mr. R. Sivakumar, MD, Sales & Marketing, INTEL

Inaugural Address: 
Mr. R.N. Prabhakar, Member, Telecom Regulatory  Authority of India (TRAI)

Vote of Thanks:      
Mr. Bharat Bhatia, Vice President, ITU-APT Foundation of India

 

 

 

19.00

 

Networking Cocktail Dinner

 

 

 

Day 2 : Friday March 27, 2009 (SILVER OAK HALL)

 

 

 

09.00 – 10.00

 

Registration

 

 

10.00 – 11.30


Session 1 : Providing Connectivity to the Unconnected: Regulatory and Policy Issues


Chair :         Mr. Ajay Bhattacharya, Administrator, USO Fund, DOT
Keynote :     Mr. S.D. Saxena, Former Director (Finance), BSNL
                     ‘Connecting India’

Speakers

  1. Mr. R.K. Arnold, Secretary, TRAI
  2. Mr. Vivek Vasishtha, Director-Technical Policy & Standards,  INTEL, South Asia
  3. Mr. T.R. Dua, Senior Director, COAI

 

 

11.30 – 12.00

 

Tea

 

 

12.00 – 13.00


Session 2: Network Infrastructure Issues

Chair:    Mr. P Ganesh, Director, TCIL

Speakers:

  1. Mr. A Sethuraman, Exe. Director, Huawei India
  2. Mr. Umang Das, MD, SRIE
  3. Mr. HC Soni, Vice President, ITU-APT Foundation of India

 

 

13.00 – 13.45


Panel Discussion
: Providing Connectivity to the Unconnected
Chair:     Mr. A.K. Bhatnagar, Chief Engineer, Doordarshan Secretariat

Panelists:

  1. Mr. Bharat Bhatia, Director, Motorola India Pvt Ltd Mr. NK Goyal, Chairman, CMAI
  2. Mr. N.K. Goyal, Chairman, CMAI

 

13.45 – 14.30

 

Networking Lunch

 

 

14.30 – 16.00


Session 3: The Network of the Future: Next Generation Networks and Global Standards Initiative (NGN - GSI
)
Chair:     Mr. Lav Gupta, Principal Advisor, TRAI

Speakers:

  1. Mr. Deepak Yadav,  NSN
  2. Mr. Vipan Kumar, Chief General Manager, BD, MTNL
  3. Mr. Ashok Kumar, Ex. DDG, TEC

 

 

16.00 – 16.30

 

Tea

 

 

16.30 – 18.00


Session 4: Cyber Security - Panel Discussion

Chair : Mr. R.N. Jha, DDG(IR), Department of Telecommunication

Panelists:

  1. Mr. Vinayak Godse, Sr. Manager, Data Security Council of India
  2. Mr. Pawan Duggal, Sr. Advocate, Supreme Court of India

 

 

18.00

 

Closing of the Convention

 

             
     
 
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