Agenda

NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON NEUTRAL DIGITAL CONNECTIVITY INFRASTRUCTURE (DCI) IN BUILDINGS:

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

 
Time Topic(s) Speaker(s)
0900 – 0930 Registration & Light Refreshments
  Curtain Raiser
0930 – 0935 Welcome & Program Briefing – Dr. Shiv Kumar, Principal Advisor, BIF
0935 – 1045 Theme: Quality of Experience of DCI in buildings Consumer Perspective
Keynote address: Shri Tejpal Singh, Advisor (QoS), TRAI 
Session Chair & Moderator: Dr. P S N Rao, Dean (Planning & Dev.), School of Planning & Architecture
Panellists
1.     Shri. Mohit Lohani, Country Head, MOZARK
2.     Shri. Vishal Bahri, COO, RANext
3.     Shri. Kousik Gupta, CTO, CREST Digitel
4.     Shri Rahul Tyagi, Managing Director, RTA Pvt. Ltd.
Q&A
Concluding remarks by Session Chair
  Inaugural Session
1045 – 1050 Welcome Address Brig. Anil Tandan, DG, BIF
1050 – 1105 Introductory Address Shri V. Suresh, President, Good India Governance Foundation, Former CMD, HUDCO
1105 – 1115 Address by Guest of Honour Smt. Isha Kalia, Director, AMRUT, MoHUA
1115  – 1125 Address by Guest of Honour Shri Mahendra Srivastava, Principal Advisor (CA, QoS, IT), TRAI
1125 – 1135 Special Address by Chairperson, BIF Smt. Aruna Sundararajan, Chairperson, BIF
1135 – 1150 Inaugural Address by Chief Guest Dr. R. S. Sharma, Former Chairman, TRAI
1150 – 1155 Vote of Thanks Shri T.V. Ramachandran, President, Broadband India Forum (BIF)
1155 – 1215 Coffee/Tea Break
1215 – 1320 Technical Session-I: DCI, Technology and in-building solutions (IBS) and Standards
Session Chair and Moderator: Shri A.K. Mittal, Advisor (Networks), TSDSI
Presentation by Dr. Nilesh Purey, Senior Vice President & CTO, GIFT City Intelligent buildings – Challenges and Advantages 
Speakers
1.     Shri Arun Kumar, Scientist – E & Director, Civil Engg. Department/ Shri Devansh Deolkar, Scientist-D & Jt. Director, Electronics & IT Department,  Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
2.     Shr. G D Singh, CEO-Mobility, iBUS
3.     Shri. Mohammad Shahid Khan – Global Pre-Sales Lead, Connectivity Solutions, STL.
Q & A
Concluding remarks by Session Chair
1320 – 1425    Lunch Break
1425 – 1540 Technical Session-II: Provisioning and Implementation of DCI in states/UTs (Addendum to Building Bye-Laws, status of guidelines/implementation in states/ UTs and Certification (OC/CC) thereof)
Session Chair & Keynote address: Shri Neeraj Kumar, DDG (NBM), DoT
Address by: Shri T R Dua, Director General, DIPA & Chairman, ITU-APT
Presentation by Shri Ashok Kumar, Director (AS-1), DoT on Implementation in States & Competence Development for DCI Design and DCI Evaluation
Moderator – Shri Gopa Kumar Krishna, CEO, RANext 
Panellists
1.     Shri Ganesh Bakade, Director (NBM), DoT
2.     Shri Anuj Goyal, CGM, NBCC
3.     Shri B S Nagar, Director – Rural, Haryana LSA
4.     Shri R. Srinivas, Former Chief Town and Country Planning Organisation (TCPO), MoHUA
Q&A
Concluding remarks by Session Chair
1540 – 1550  Tea break
1550 – 1650 Valedictory Session: Role of DCI for Smart Buildings/ Smart City
Session Chair & Moderator: Shri Akhilesh Srivastava, Advisor, ITDA, Uttrakhand Government; Former CGM, NHAI
Address on Summary of Day Proceedings: Mr. Debashish Bhattacharya, Sr. DDG, BIF
Panellists:
1.     Shri Naresh Kumar Dhiran, Additional Chief Planner, TCPO
2.     Shri Vineet Sirpaul, Chief Corporate Sales and Acquisition Officer, CREST Digitel
3.     Shri B S Umesh, Associate Vice President – Civil, Prestige Property Management & Services
Concluding remarks by Session Chair
1650 – 1700 Concluding Remarks & Vote of Thanks: Shri. Umang Das, Chairman, FTTX & IBS Committee of BIF
End of session
*Invited