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Data and AI Forum by IBM
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IBM’s Data and AI Forum aims to bring the relevant audience from the Ministries, Departments, Industry, PSUs, Think Tank s and Thought Leaders together on one platform for discussions on how digital revolution is changing governance itself, how to harness data for citizen/user services and leveraging new emerging technologies to exploit the insights from data towards efficient, effective, and secure operations.

Who Attended

Government Session

Key stakeholders and influencers in the

  • Government
  • Ministries
  • Industry
  • PSUs
  • Think Tanks
  • Thought Leaders
  • Academicians

Technical Session

  • IT Practitioners
  • Business Analysts and Executives
  • Data Analysts
  • Academicians
  • Data Architects
  • CXOs
  • Data Scientists

Agenda for Government Session

Time Title
08:30-09:00 Arrivals, Registrations and Breakfast
09:00-09:05 Executive Welcome
09:05-09:20 Keynote Session
09:20 - 9:30 Fireside chat - Leveraging and embracing Data and AI technologies towards paving the way for citizen centric transformation
09:30-10:10 Keynote - On Global Government Digital Transformation Initiatives with Data and AI
  Show n tell 1: Connect 360 through Data and AI
  Show n tell 2: GRIT, addressing Mental Health - a $3T issue for Global economy
  Show n tell 3: Smart Dubai ‘Rasheed’,
10:10-10:45 Panel discussion: Perspectives on Creating an Informed India: Cross - match Multiple Data Platforms
10:45-11:00 Tea / Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:25 IBM Leadership on Digital technologies leveraging the power of Data and AI
  Show n tell: Client speak on India Primary Care and IBM Partnership
11:25 - 12:00 Panel discussion: Emerging Technology: Paving the way for citizen centric transformation,
12:00 - 12:15 TED Style talk: IBM + SI Partner: Foundations for a Digital Enterprise: Agile, Secure & Open Infrastructure;
12:15 - 12:20 Vote of Thanks and Closing Remarks
12:20 - 13:30 Demo/Booth Exhibition + Networking Lunch
* Please Note - Agenda is subject to change

Deep tech sessions – Accelerate your Journey to AI

Time Session & Speaker Description
13:15-13:20 Executive Welcome Welcoming the Industry audience, setting the context for the afternoon sessions
13:20-13:45 Unlock the value of Data & AI Value of Data + IBM Leadership on Digital technologies leveraging the power of Data and AI
13:45-17:00 Break into 4 tracks - Deep Tech Sessions on AI Ladder
  • Track 1 : Collect & Organize
    13:45-14:10 Achieve seamless, multi-cloud, hybird data management to enable data-as-a-service.
    14:10-14:50 Demystifying Metadata Management and Data Catalogs: The Missing Link to AI
    14:50-15:30 Structured and unstructured data persistence options (db2ese, db2wh, db2es, cockroachdb, mongodb, postgress)
    15:30-16:00 Break & Booth Exhibition
    16:00-16:40 Regulatory Compliance and Data Privacy: Building Blocks and success stories
    16: 40 – 17.00 Closing
  • Track 2 : Analyze
    13:45-14:10 Put AI to Work with IBM AI and Data Science   
    14:10-14:50 AutoAI - Automating the End-to-End AI Lifecycle   
    14:50-15:30 Add trust and transparency to your data science models
    15:30-16:00 Break & Booth Exhibition
    16:00-16:40 Industry-specific Business Semantics in Watson Knowledge Catalog - enabling AI, NLP and Self Service
    16: 40 – 17.00 Closing
  • Track 3: :Modernize
    13:45-14:10 Make your data ready for AI  with an Information Architecture for AI
    14:10-14:50 Accelerating Digital Transformation Journey with DataOps
    14:50-15:30 Eliminate Data Siloes, Connecting all Data for AI [Cloud Pak for Data Data Virtualization]
    15:30-16:00 Break & Booth Exhibition
    16:00-16:40 Deploying fully integrated and scalable Data and AI platforms with Hyperconverged Systems [Cloud Pak for Data SYSTEM] 
    16: 40 – 17.00 Closing
  • Track 4 : Infuse
    13:45-14:10 Future of Work for Customer Care
    14:10-14:50 Future of Work – Using Data & AI across functions for efficient operations   
    14:50-15:30 Democratization of AI - Empower everyone in the organisation (CA)
    15:30-16:00 Break & Booth Exhibition
    16:00-16:40 Fighting Financial Crimes with AI
    16: 40 – 17.00 Closing
* Please Note - Agenda is subject to change

Government Session Speakers

Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant
CEO- NITI Aayog.

Ajay Sawhney

Ajay Sawhney
Secretary, Government of India

Ashutosh Sharma

Ashutosh Sharma
Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

N Sivasailam

N Sivasailam
IAS, Special Secretary (Logistics), Department of Commerce

Prakash Kumar

Prakash Kumar
CEO, Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN)

Golok Kumar Simli

Golok Kumar Simli
CTO, Ministry of External Affairs

Karan Bajwa

Karan Bajwa
Managing Director
IBM India South Asia

Paul Dommel

Paul Dommel
Global Director
for Government Health & Human Services, IBM

Subram Natrajan

Subram Natrajan
CTO, IBM India

Kitman Cheung

Kitman Cheung
Technical Sales Executive , IBM Asia Pacific

Prativa Mohapatra

Prativa Mohapatra
Vice President-Sales, Enterprise & Commercial
IBM India/South Asia

 Rama Hariharan

Rama Hariharan
Senior Technical Director
National Informatics Centre

 Sujay Santra

Sujay Santra
Chief Executive Officer
iKure

 Sanjay Jaju

Sanjay Jaju
Joint Secretary
Department of Defence Production

  Shri Ajay Chagti

Shri Ajay Chagti
Special Secretary (IT)
Govt of NCT of Delhi

 Rahul Kapoor

Rahul Kapoor
Director in the Smart Cities Mission in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Tech Session Speakers

Seema Kumar

Seema Kumar
Country Leader, Cloud Technical Sales & Architecture, IBM India

Kevin Redmond

Kevin Redmond
Director Hybrid Data Management & AI, IBM Asia Pacific

Karthik Gopalkrishna

Karthik Gopalkrishna
Offering Manager, Db2, IBM

Ajith Nayak

Ajith Nayak
Senior Technical Specialist, IBM India

Stuart Cranch

Stuart Cranch
Unified Governance & Integration Leader, IBM Asia Pacific

Vishal Chahal

Vishal Chahal
ISA Leader Technical Elite Team for Data Warehouse & Cloud Pak for Data, IBM India

Kiran Challapalli

Kiran Challapalli
IBM Watson Technical Architect, IBM India

Praveen Devarao

Praveen Devarao
Advisory Software Engineer - WDP Data Classification, IBM India

Anup Kumar

Anup Kumar
Big Data Technical Leader, IBM Asia Pacific

Kitman Cheung

Kitman Cheung
Technical Sales Executive, Analytics Platform, IBM Asia Pacific

Phillippe Mercier

Phillippe Mercier
Data Science and AI Sales Leader, IBM Asia Pacific

Kasun Attanapola

Kasun Attanapola
Offering Manager - BI & Self-Service Discovery, Business Analytics, IBM Canada