SMC Central | IIT Kanpur, 27th Jan 2018
Time Main Auditorium L19 (Plan 350) L18 (Plan 350)
  Track 1: About Startup Mindset& Opportunities Track 2: How to Build Your Own,Startup Track 3: Get Trained
8:00 - 9:00 Registration & Networking    
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome Note | Pradeep Bhargava, Dr Manindra Agrawal
9:15 - 9:35 Keynote | Dr. Ravi Sakhuja (Chairman, FIST)
9:35 - 10:00 Secrets of Google Maps | Lalitesh Katragadda (Google Mapmaker)
10:00 - 10:40 Talk: Water Issues in India - Quantity, Quality, Measurement of Impurities, Clean Water, Distribution
Chintan Vaishnav (MIT Tata Center, USA)
Workshop: Startup Fundamentals
Srikant Shastri (Crayon Data)
10:40 - 11:00 Tea Break (Audi Foyer)
11:00 - 11:05 CM Welcome + Lighting of Lamp    
11:05 - 11:10 Welcome Address | Prof Manindra Agarwal (Director, IIT Kanpur)
11:10 - 11:30 Chief Guest | Hon. CM. Shri Yogi Adityanath
11:30 - 11:35 Program Overview | Dr. Ravi Sakhuja (Chairman, FIST)
11:35 - 12:00 Presentations by Entrepreneurs
(5 min. per startup covering Rural Electrification, Sanitation, Pollution, Education, Healthcare)
12:00 - 12:02 Vote of Thanks | Pradeep Bhargava (President, Alumni,Association)
12:02 - 12:30 My Story
Shri Sanjiv Saran, Additional Chief Secretary , IT & Electronics
Saurabh Chandra (DIPP)
Neil Bhaskar (NovaGroup, USA)
Workshop: Essentials of Business,Plan
Kamalesh Dwivedi (CIO, USA)
12:30 - 13:30 Panel Discussion: Investment
Moderator: Saurabh Srivastava (IAN)
Subrata Mitra (Accel), Ashish Kumar (Fundamentum), Raj Kumar Agarwal (Kanpur Angels)
Workshop: Bulletproofing Startups
Ravi Challu
13:30 - 14:15 Lunch (LHC Foyer)
Time L20 (Capacity 550) L19 (Plan 350) L18 (Plan 350)
14:15 - 15:00 Talk: Blockchain Technology
Kamalesh Dwivedi (CIO, USA)
Workshop: Pitching it Right
Abhay Tandon (Target)
Bode Training Challenge Catherine Bhaskar (NovaGroup) Identify 4 NextGens as Successors to Baby Boomer Businesses
15:00 - 16:00 Panel Discussion: Waste Management
Moderator: Ravi Sakhuja (Chairman, FIST)
Prof Sanjay Mahajani (IITB),Piyush Chaunsali (MIT: Ash Bricks), Shekar Prabhakar (Hasirudala), Indrakant Jha (EMERGY Enviro / IITB)
Workshop: Funding and Sustainability
Vinayak Nath (Venture Catalyst
16:00 - 16:30 Panel Discussion: Innovation for Entrepreneurs and University
Sandeep Muju (PlutusKuber, USA) Vishal Mehrotra (TCS, Mumbai)
Social Enterprise - Skill Development
16:30 - 17:00 My Story
Sachin Sharma | Event Management Scaling
Vikas Choudhary | Logistics Marketplace
Atul Bhatnagar Parmeet
17:00 - 18:00 Panel Discussion: Startup Ecosystem
Moderator: Ravi Sakhuja (Chairman, FIST)
Alumni Inputs ( 5* 1 min videos )
Srikant Shastri (Crayon Data), Gopal Sutwala (TiE), Abhay Tandon (Target), Vinayak Nath (Venture Catalyst), Manoj Agarwal (Kanpur Angels)
Workshop: IP
Anand Dayal
(Koura & Co. Advocates)
 
18:00 - 19:00 Break
Time Location: Director's Residence (INVITATION ONLY)
19:00 - 20:00 Program by Dept of Culture, Lucknow
20:00 - 20:45 Special Talk: Project ECHO in India
Sanjeev Arora (University of New Mexico, USA)
20:45 - 23:00 Cultural Evening + Networking Dinner
 
SMC Central | IIT Kanpur, 28th Jan 2018
Time L20 (Capacity 550) L19 (Plan 350) L18 (Plan 250)
8:00 - 8:45 SMC Challenge: Agritech
Dr Ragu Bharadwaj (Consultant to Sygenta, US Foods, Seed Genetics, Optimal Irrigation)
   
8:45 - 9:10 Talk: Rice Husk Incineration Emissions and Options
Santosh Shanbhogue (MIT Tata Center, USA)
9:10 - 9:30 Talk: Technology & Innovation
Ashutosh Saxena (IITK, Cornell, Stanford, AI and Home Energy Management)
Workshop: Drones and Mobility
Brahm Awasthi & Hemant Sharma
Corporate Challenge
9:30 - 9:45 Social Enterprise
Ashok Das (Distributed Energy System)
9:45 - 10:00 UP IT & Start up Policy
KPMG
10:00 - 10:30 Tea Break (LHC Foyer)
10:30 - 12:30 SMC Select
(3.5 + 5 minutes per startup)
Judging Panel: Saurabh Srivastava (Indian Angels), Ravi Sakhuja (Chairman, FIST), Srikant Sastri (Crayon Data), Abhay Tandon (Target), Sandeep Muju (Plutuskuber), Vinayak Nath (Venture Catalyst), Ashish Kumar (Fundamentum), Ibrahim Faruqi (Orios)
   
12:30 - 12:45  
12:45 - 13:15 Closing Keynote | BVR Reddy (Chairman Nasscom, Scaling IT org globally)
13:15 - 14:00 Vote of Thanks + Photo Session
14:00 - 15:30 Lunch (LHC Foyer)

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