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INET Bangalore Conference 2011 Live Webcast

Friday November 04, 2011 , 4 min Read


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Venue: Vivanta by Taj, MG Road, Bengaluru – 560 001
08:00 – 09:00Registration
09:00 – 10:45Opening SessionLighting of oil lamp and inauguration of conferenceWelcome Remarks,Ankush Bagotra, Chairman, ISOC India Bangalore ChapterISOC Global Initiatives and Programmes, Ted Mooney, Senior Director Membership and Services, Internet SocietyAddress by Dr Govind, CEO, National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI)Address by Vasu Venkatadri, Senior Manager, AfiliasAddress by Rajnesh Singh, Regional Director, Asian Bureau, Internet SocietyVote of thanksSoumya Das, Vice-Chairman, ISOC India Bangalore Chapter
10:45 – 11:00Morning Break
11:00 – 12:30Session I: The Internet TodayThis session looks at the current state of the Internet in India, and how Internet growth and different services (Social Media, e-commerce, Mobile Internet/3G services) have impacted IndiaThe Internet in India Today: a State of PlayAmitabh Singhal (Director, Telxess Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd.)Roundtable: What impact has the evolution and growth of the Internet had on India, how are we using the tools and technologies it provides, and what social and economic opportunities has it created?The following dimensions will be explored:
  • The evolution of Internet technology and services (e.g. social media, mobile Internet services, e-commerce) and their use in daily life
  • Use and impact of the Internet on other sectors of the economy
  • Connecting rural India and local communities
  • Citizen empowerment and social progress
  • Arun Jethmalani (CEO, ValueNotes)
  • Charan Padmaraju (CTO,
  • Sachin Malhan (Co-Founder, Inclusive Planet)
  • Sanjay Anandaram (Director, Jumpstartup Venture Fund)
  • Suchit Nanda (Advisor to Chairperson, Reliance Foundation)
Moderator: Dr Usha Reddi (Consultant, ICT for Develpoment)
12:30 – 13:30Lunch Break
13:30 – 15:00Session II: Security and Privacy OnlineAs the reach and utility of the Internet continues to grow, so does its role as a critical part of the local and global economy. New Internet applications and services and the promotion of “cloud computing” mean there is a need for greater emphasis on protecting, both systems and users alike, online. This session explores some of the current issues and challenges around security and privacy online, and some of the steps being taken to address themCyber Security – Issues around privacy, online identity, data theft, etcBy Malavika Jayaram (Partner, Jayaram & Jayaram)Roundtable: Securing every internet user’s online identity: what are the challenges and know-hows that an individual or an organization should be aware of.The following dimensions will be explored:
  • Risks and concerns regarding cloud based services – storage to computing
  • Keeping e-commerce and online transactions safe and secure
  • How social networks are impacting our privacy
  • Internet safety for children
  • Bikash Barai (CEO, iViz Technologies)
  • Dr. Debabrata Nayak (Director of Security, Huawei)
  • Malavika Jayaram (Partner, Jayaram & Jayaram)
  • Rajnesh Singh (Director, Asian Regional Bureau, Internet Society)
  • Vaibhav Gupta (VP, Products,
Moderator: Dr Madanmohan Rao (Author & Research Advisor, AMIC)
15:00 – 15:20Afternoon Break
15:20 – 16:50Session III: Business Opportunities in an Internet EconomyThe number of Internet users globally crossed the 2 billion mark around the beginning of this year. India is also seeing high growth rates and current estimates put the number of Internet users well over 100 million and expected to be some 20% of the total population by 2015. The launch of 3G mobile services is expected to impact these statistics significantly as well as India has a large, and growing, mobile phone subscriber base. This session looks at some of the business opportunities a large and active Internet user base will enableRoundtable: Capitalising on the Internet economy – what does a large Internet user base mean for India?The following dimensions will be explored:
  • Creating value for 200 million Indian Internet users with cloud-based applications and services
  • Mobile Internet and value added services: the opportunities it offers to developers, operators and subscribers
  • Leveraging e-Governance as a business opportunity
  • Internet use by the MSME sector and opportunities for business growth
  • Dr Govind (CEO, National Internet Exchange of India)
  • Ram Narayanan (VP, Product Management, Yahoo! India)
  • Siva Ganapathi (COO, Idea Cellular Ltd, Karnataka)
  • Swapna Bapat (Global Product Management Lead, Juniper Mobile Packet Core)
  • Tony Navin (VP, Business Development,
  • Venkatesh Hariharan (Head of Public Policy & Govt Affairs, Google India)
Keynote & Moderator: Osama Manzar (Founder & Director, Digital Empowerment Foundation)
16:50 – 17:15Wrap-up