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“KEYNOTE: THE NEXT INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION – ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES” By Venkat Mattela, CEO, Redpine Signals

DESCRIPTION: The most significant transformational changes in industry so far have been triggered by technological advancements – shifts of magnitude high enough to be called ‘revolutions’. The next industrial revolution is happening now, and powering it is a wave of technology innovations that are unprecedented. Each revolution in the past has brought about a fundamental change in the way industry operates, efficiency of operations and the scaling needed to be useful in the society but this time it is going to be beyond just industry. This is going to touch the lives of every one of us – in how we behave, how we interact with our environment and other people, and how objects and people blend into a unified system resulting in an unprecedented efficiency every system. The resultant effect is not just for individuals, systems but for nations as well. This new industrial revolution will increase the GDP of nations that adopt this change most quickly and most comprehensively.


“KEYNOTE:MICROELECTRONICS FOR THE IOT – OFTEN INVISIBLE BUT ALWAYS INDISPENSIBLE” By Dr. Andreas Middendorf, Fraunhofer IZM

DESCRIPTION: The buzzwords smart cities, industry4.0, autonomous driving, telemedicine, or ambient assisted living are driven by mega trends in the societies worldwide. It can be sub summarized as an ongoing trend of penetration with electronics. Realized advantages can be seen in term


“KEYNOTE: INTERNET OF YOUR THINGS: MICROSOFT ENABLING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION THROUGH IoT” By Balaji Kesavaraj, Director, Platform Strategy, Microsoft

DESCRIPTION: You may have read how Microsoft customers such as ThyssenKrupp Elevator and Rockwell Automation are applying Internet of Things (IoT) concepts to transform their business. Their deployments reflect the bottom-line impact that is possible with advanced IoT initiatives. For instance, ThyssenKrupp’s preventative maintenance for elevator uptime paved the way for reduced costs and a major competitive advantage. And while there’s much to be learned from advanced players in IoT with complex concepts and solutions, there is also plenty of opportunity for companies that are just starting out with IoT. Join us to understand more about how Microsoft is partnering with organizations globally and in India in the field of IoT and enabling digital transformations.


KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: NEW AGE SMART RETAILING IN BRICK AND MORTAR

Moderated by Avinash Kaushik, Founder, Revvx Hardware/IOT Accelerator

Panelists: Sumit Laad, Country Head, Amazon Launchpad

Zainul Charbiwala, founder & CTO, Tricog Health

Deboprio Ghosh, Founder & CEO, Rewango

Bahubali Shete, Founder & CEO, IOTPOT

New innovations and technical capabilities will continue to transform the retail experience, from mobile to personalization to bringing artificial intelligence and augmented reality out of the future and into the present.Retail vertical is getting smarter with IoT integration to bring e-commerce style shopper analytics to brick-and mortar, focusing entirely on optimizing the shopper experience. Catch Industry experts sharing their views on What the future of retail looks like?


“OPPORTUNITIES IN INTERNET OF THINGS” By Dr. Dhananjay Gore. Sr. Director Engineering, Qualcomm India

DESCRIPTION: We’re in the midst of a major technology shift—the Internet of Things, or “IoT”—as billions of devices and objects are becoming intelligently connected. The IoT offers exciting new revenue streams and growth opportunities for carriers and manufacturers, but comes with unique challenges and a need for new business models. Come learn how advances in connectivity and computing will help address these challenges, and accelerate the future of drones, wearables, connected cameras, the industrial IoT and more.


“KEYNOTE: INTEL + AI: UNLEASHING THE EXPERIENCES OF TOMORROW” -Milind Hanchinmani, Director, Datacenter and IoT Enabling – APJ

DESCRIPTION: This talk would be about the impacts of IoT, AI and analytics in tomorrow’s world. The speaker would discuss the Market opportunity for AI and IoT in a broad spectrum. He will also discuss Intel’s vision on AI and its contribution to the technology.


“KEYNOTE: SOLUTIONS PROPOSED BY 60 SMARTCITIES” By Bipin P Kumar, Co-founder, Gaia Smart Cities

DESCRIPTION: The 60 approved Smart Cities have all submitted their proposals on solutions required to make their cities ‘smart’. This includes a set of IoT powered requirements. The talk aims to provide an insight into these solutions.


KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION ON OPTIMALLY LEVERAGING ELECTRONICS AND DIGITISATION TO TRANSFORM MANUFACTURING THROUGH INDUSTRY 4.0

Moderated by Dr. Andreas Middendorf, Fraunhofer-Institut für Zuverlässigkeit und Mikrointegration

Panelists: Ninad Deshpande, Specialist – Open Technologies, B&R Industrial Automation

Shekhar Sanyal, Director & Country Head, India,IET India

Marutish Varanasi, Head of Big Data Analytics and Data Sciences,Marvelogic Consultancy Services

Hrishikesh Kamat, CEO, Shalaka Technologies

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