ITU-APT FOUNDATION OF INDIA

Annual Convention

On


Equitable Communication for All
ASSOCHAM HOUSE, NEW DELHI
March 22, 2010

             
     
 
 
     
      
             
             

PROGRAMME

 

ANNUAL CONVENTION
March 22, 2010

 

10.30 – 11.00

 

Registration

 

 

11.00 – 12.00


Opening Plenary : Equitable Communication for All

Welcome Address :

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

Chairman Address:

Dr. S.K. Hajela, ITU Expert & Chairman, ITU-APT Foundation of India

 

Keynote Address :

Mr. Sameer Sharma, Senior Advisor, ITU Regional Office for Asia Pacific & Bangkok

Inaugural Address:

Mr. R.K. Upadhyay, Chairman & Managing Director, Telecom Consultants India Ltd

Vote of Thanks :

Mr. NK Goyal, President CMAI and Vice Chairman, ITU-APT Foundation of India

 

 

 

12.00 – 12.30

 

Networking Tea Break

 

 

12.30 – 13.30


Session 1:

Equitable Communication for All: Regulatory and Policy Issues

Chair :

Mr. RN Prabhakar, Former Member TRAI

Speakers:


Mr. Bharat Bhatia, Director, Motorola & Vice President, ITU-APT Foundation
Mr. S Banzal, Jt. Advisor (MN), TRAI
Mr. Vivek Vasishtha, Director, INTEL & Vice President, ITU-APT Foundation
Mr. SN Gupta, Chief Regulatory Advisor, BT Global Services, India

 

 

 

13.30 – 14.30

 

Networking Lunch Break

 

 

14.30 – 15.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Session 2:

Equitable Communication for All : Technology & Services

Chair:

Mr. Anuj K Srivastava, General Manager (E), MTNL, Delhi

 

Speakers:


Mr. Tim Wells, Executive VP, SPX/Dielectric
Dr. Rohan Samarajiva, Chair and CEO, LIRN Asia
 Prof. Subrat Kar, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi
 Dr. Aloknath De, Director, ST Ericsson
Major Abhijit Bhattacharjee (Retd.), CEO, LUNA Ergonomics

 

 

 

15.30 – 16.00

 

Networking Tea Break

 

 

16.00 – 16.45


Session 3:

Panel Discussion : Equitable Communication for All

Chair:

General Prakash Gokarn (Retd.)

 

Speaker:

Mr. David OíConner, Managing Director, Mint Systems, Networking Element Management / QoS Monitoring systems


Panelists:


 Dr. Aditeshawar Seth, Department of Computer Science, IIT Delhi
 Cmde. Shyam Kaushal (Retd), Regional Director, WiMax Forum
 Dr. Rakesh Mehrotra, ITU-APT Foundation of India

 

 

16.45 – 18.00


Session 4:
WTDC-2010

Chair :

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

Co-Chair:

Mr. Sameer Sharma, Sr. Advisor, Head, ITU Regional Office for Asia Pacific

 

ITU-APT Foundationís Perspective :

Dr. SK Hajela, Chairman, ITU-APT Foundation of India


Speakers:


Mr. SN Gupta, President, Association of Competitive Telecom Operators
 Dr. RN Bhardwaj, ITU-APT Foundation of India

 

 

18.00

 

Closing of the Convention

 

 

18.30

 

Networking Cocktail Dinner