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PanIIT 2008 Brochure


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PanIIT 2008 is IIT Alumni Global Conference being organized at IIT Madras on Dec 19-21, 2008.

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PanIIT 2008 Brochure

  1. 1. PAN IIT ALUMNI INDIA ORGANISATION Chairman Ashank Desai Co-Chairman Nabankur Gupta Past Chairman Pradeep Gupta Powered by: Executive Council Are you ready to IIT Kharagpur Ashok Singh STATE BANK OF INDIA M. Balachandran IIT Bombay Ashank Desai Revathi Kasturi IIT Madras P.S. Ramnathan Sanjiv Kerkar IIT Kanpur Prakash Khemani Sanjiv Rangrass INSPIRE, IIT Delhi Nabankur Gupta Krishen K. Dhar IIT Roorkee Pradeep Kapse IIT Guwahati Subodh Kulshrestha Sumit Mudgal INNOVATE & Rajeev Gupta PANIIT 2008 COMMITTEE Event Chairman Committee Chairmen B. Santhanam TRANSFORM ? Programme Sarath Naru Participation Raj Varadarajan Sponsorship Raju Venkatraman Organising Ramana Prasad Exhibition K.K. Raman Marketing & PR Chand Das IT K. Ananth Krishnan Finance D. Chandrasekhar PAN IIT-2008 105, Hostel Management Building IIT - Madras Chennai - 600 036, India. Phone: +91 44 32525020 e-mail: Television partner Online partner Radio partner Knowledge partner Merchandise partner
  2. 2. INSPIRE, INNOVATE, TRANSFORM IIT ALUMNI 2008 GLOBAL CONFERENCE At IIT, we believe in simplifying things to create a better future, hence a better existence and a better world (know what? Good is not as good as better and better is not better than the best!). Hence, as our principle suggests, to inspire, innovate and transform life to a simpler form and to create a better and a brighter future is our prime motive. It’s not an easy task- to be simple. It’s highly complicated to be simple. It takes a genius to be simple. And it certainly takes a thought leader’s support in order to be simple. And that’s what even Albert Einstein testified. Hence, the PAN IIT Global Conference - a get together of the greatest minds in the world. Just to create a better and a simpler world. More than 3000 IIT alumnus from around the globe join hands with around 2000 IIT students. Not to mention the great global leaders from various countries, various fields, and various categories who group together for the betterment of the organisation and the world of course! Thus its citizens, its surroundings, and its future. PAN IIT is a global association formed by like-minded IIT alumni in the year 2002. The raison d’être is for each IITian to leverage the network in an endeavour PAN IIT ALUMNI 2008 GLOBAL CONFERENCE to proactively contribute to nation-building, tap opportunities through networking, policy advocacy and contribute to the alma mater. PAN IIT has a systematic approach towards fulfilling its nation building objectives and is presently pursuing the following projects: PAN IIT global conference takes place in India and the US in alternate years (PAN IIT 2006 was at Mumbai while PAN IIT 2007 was at Santa Clara) and it IITians for ITIs has different chapters. The association includes all former IIT students and former faculty members - from all seven IIT campuses. To drive sustainable excellence in the technical/vocational training in India by creating institutions similar to the IITs but focused on vocational education to address the alarming shortage of skilled workforce... Hillary Clinton, former Indian President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Bill Gates, Arun Sarin (CEO, Vodafone) and Shashi Tharoor were some of the keynote speakers who addressed the PAN IIT Global Alumni Conferences. Reach 4 India Enabled corporate professionals, go on a 1 year employer sponsored sabbatical, across its 5500 taluks, with This year the PAN IIT Alumni 2008 Global Conference is being held at IIT Madras, from 19th to 21st December 2008. It is expected to be an impressive only one agenda: Implement self-sustainable nation building models IIT alumni event ever with over 3,000 alumni expected from all over the globe, comprising of policy makers, leading academicians, thought leaders, industry captains and more from across the world. The focus this year is IIT - Inspire IITians to innovate and transform India. Parikrma Aims to transform lives of under-served children in one generation by following a 360° support to child Prime objective - providing nutrition, family care & healthcare in addition to education. You had gone to IIT years ago; it is time to go back, with a different purpose. Be a part of the PAN IIT 2008 Global Conference, an occasion to learn from top industry leaders. Discuss issues, debate ideas and find solutions to create a better India and build our nation. Indo-US collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE) Support network for 100,000 engineering faculty across India & US, creating an engineering faculty institute for fostering: The 3 day conference will be attended by: Curriculum collaboration R&D Quality Accreditation Entrepreneurship Education • 3000 plus IIT alumni from all seven IITs • 5000 plus IIT-M students and over 500 leading research scholars Stimulating Education & Enhancing Development • Over 100 distinguished industry leaders as speakers To stimulate economic development, basic literacy using partner NGOs, basic education for parents in • Leading academicians subjects like finance, healthcare and other opportunities. And form a school for skill training of young adults, • Policy makers all supported by e-learning. • Leading venture capitalists, private equity and financial institutions • Leading industrialists, CEOs, Directors & Strategists Media coverage: • This event will be widely advertised in all leading metros like Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune and in key cities in USA & Europe. • The PAN IIT-2006 Global Conference had several leading media houses like NDTV, CNBC and Times covering the event and also providing sufficient air time. The journey of PAN IIT 2008 will continue beyond the three day event to identify proposals that will inspire the PAN IIT movement to innovate and transform India. PAN IIT is committed to spearhead several projects on national skill building, policy advocacy, technical education and innovation that will transcend the PAN IIT 2008 Global Conference. INSPIRE, INNOVATE, TRANSFORM
  3. 3. INSPIRE, INNOVATE, TRANSFORM THEMATIC TRACKS Programmes will be conducted through the day. There are also different thematic tracks planned for people with interest in specific areas. The various thematic tracks will be facilitated by McKinsey & Co. as knowledge partners: Research & Technology • Leveraging IIT research & technology in rural development • IIT Research: Inputs & Outputs • IIT Research Ecosystem KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Education • Transforming education for a better tomorrow • Technical Education 2020: IITs' role in improving quality & reach Speaker Background Format Theme } • Women & girls in technical rducation P. Chidambaram Honourable Minister for Finance, Innovation Government of India Macro-level challenges which India In conversation • Innovation & Entrepreneurship • Innovation in media & creative arts • Innovation Ecosystem Raghuram Rajan Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service must overcome to take its place as one Professor of Finance, University of of the top 3 economies in the world. Infrastructure } Chicago Graduate School of Business. • Infrastructure: common denominator & role of stakeholders • Deep dive: Renewable energy • Deep dive: Urban renewal Jean-Lou Chameau President, California Instiute of Rural Transformation Technology, Pasadena, California • Current realities in rural India • Success Stories • Plenary Session: Action Plans Patrick Aebischer President of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne Entrepreneurship (EPFL) Setting the agenda for research and In conversation development in the next 20 years, and • IIT’s Role in nation building through support of entrepreneurship • Building global leaders from early & growth stages of a business John Seely Brown Visiting scholar at USC and formerly the opportunities for India and the IIT • Enabling / launching a million entrepreneurs the Chief Scientist of Xerox Corporation and the director of its system. Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)) EVENT M. S. Ananth Director, IIT Madras SCHEDULE DEC 19 , 2008 (Day 1) th DEC 20th, 2008 (Day 2) Robert A. McDonald Chief Operating Officer, Proctor and Solo talk Innovation is a strategic driver of Proctor Gamble and Gamble’s global strategy. How is P&G 08:30-10.30 Registration & coffee 08:00-09.30 Registration & coffee building on its successful initiatives like connect and develop, and is truly designed 10:30-11:30 Inauguration 09:30-10:30 Keynote 1 to innovate? Interview by a national TV Channel } 11:30-13:00 Keynote 1 10:30-11:30 Keynote 2 Lakshmi N. Mittal President and CEO, Arcelor Mittal How the IIT alumni can think big, act global and win in the marketplace - the 13:00-14:00 Lunch 11:30-12:00 Coffee story of Lakshmi Mittal. C. K. Prahalad Paul and Ruth McCracken 14:00-16:00 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 12:00-13:30 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Distinguished University Professor of Track 5 Track 6 Track 5 Track 6 Strategy, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan 16:00-16:30 Coffee 13:30-14:30 Lunch In conversation The role of Indian industry in shaping 14:30-16:30 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 B. Muthuraman CEO, Tata Steel the future, and delivering to the vision 16:30-17:30 Break-out sessions (individual IITs) of India @ 75. Track 5 Track 6 17:30-18:30 Keynote 2 S. Ramadorai CEO and MD, Tata Consultancy 16:30-17:30 Keynote 3 Services 18:30-20:30 Entertainment Ravi Kant Managing Director, Tata Motors 17:30-18:30 Keynote 4 20:30 Dinner Orkut Buyukkokten Product Manager, Google 18:30-20:30 Entertainment Q & A session with students How young India has discovered social network computing? } 20:30 Dinner Stephen Cohen Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution DEC 21st, 2008 (Day 3) Kishore Mahbubani Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of In conversation Looking ahead to the next 15 years - strategic challenges & opportunities, risks Public Policy, National University of & threats. How India will evolve its own 09:00-10:30 PAN IIT knowledge capture session future? Singapore 10:30-11:15 Keynote 1 Amartya Sen Nobel Laureate, Thomas W. Lamont Valedictory note Role of IITs in shaping and transforming 11:15-11:30 Coffee University Professor; Senior Fellow of India, and how IITians can be the tipping the Society of Fellows; Associate of point for the transformation. 11:30-12:30 Keynote 2 Adams House 12:30-13:30 Valedictory keynote 13:30 Lunch INSPIRE, INNOVATE, TRANSFORM
  4. 4. INSPIRE, INNOVATE, TRANSFORM IITech Expo IITech Expo is an important highlight of the event. This exhibition is being developed keeping in focus the core theme of this conference - Inspire, Innovate and Transform. IITech Expo is an exhibition to show how different people and different organisations are trying to contribute towards nation building. They will include IITians and others, including NGOs’ and companies with social commitment. The products, technologies, services showcased in this exhibition are expected to inspire thousands of delegates and visitors to participate in nation building. Profile of Exhibitors • 7 IITs of India • Private and Public sector enterprises • Entrepreneurs • R & D Institutes • NGOs • Educational Institutions • Small-scale organisations • Industries and services focusing on Government of India flagship programmes e.g. Bharat Nirman Profile of Visitors • About 3000 conference delegates from all across the globe • Business visitors • Special invitees representing trade associations, technocrats and policy makers • Academia, scientific fraternity & students Participation Fee: For Corporates Rs. 6000 per sq. m. (Minimum stall size 9 sq. m.) Cost per stall (9 sq. m) Rs. 54,000/- Note: Service tax of 12.24% will be extra.