Module M1: Innovations

Date: 7th October 2016

To foster and support new ideas and technologies.
To bridge the gap between research scholars and Industries.
Students, research scholars, academia, national and international technical institutes, entrepreneurs, R&D organisations, IT companies, global investors & industrialists, financial institutions and capital ventures.
Event details
Shortlist 70 innovations and showcase 10 before the jury.
Parallel tracks on 30 topics.
Conclusion & future action plan
Investors are expected to pick up these innovations for commercialisation. Electrical Industry will make use of this event for a long term partnership with research scholars and institutes for product development and improvement.
Event Schedule
Sequence Topic Speaker Duration (Mins) From To
Introduction Welcome & Inaugural Address GE T & D india 15 09:30 09:45
Key Note
Digitalization: An important differentiator for Innovation Mr. Laurent Schmitt, GE 30 09:45 10:15
• The Convergence of the Physical and the Digital worlds
• The Key lever for Energy infrastructure Performance,
Reliability, Sustainability and Maintainability
• Key innovations expected from the next
Digitalization of Energy Infrastructures
Session 1 Innovation Showcase from Scholars of Research Institutes / Universities Top 5 Innovators 60 10:15 11:15
  Tea Break   15 11:15 11:30
Session 2 Industries Innovation / Startup Top 5 Innovators 60 11:30 12:30
Session 3 Government of Gujarat Startup Policies Ms. Mamta Verma, IAS 30 12:30 13:00
  Lunch Break   60 13:00 14:00
Session 4 Financing of Startups and Incubators Mr. Dinkar Venkatsubramanium, E&Y 45 14:00 14:45
Session 5 Panel discussion: Industry & Academia collaboration in India for Innovation – How to bridge the gap Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao,
IIT, Delhi
Dr. R. Nagaraja,
Mr. Kannan Tinnium,
Mr. Giandomenico Testi,
Mr. S. K. Negi,
Dr. Ajay Ranka,
Zydex Industries
Mr. Harish Mysore,
45 14:45 15:30
  Tea Break   15 15:30 15:45
Session 6 Role of Plastics in Electrical Industry -
Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
Mr. Pankaj Garg
Covestro India.
30 15:45 16:15
Technical Paper Review and Q & A Session Mr. B. B. Chauhan, GETCO 90 16:15 17:45
Closing Vote of thanks from Knowledge Partner Mr. Nagesh Tilwani, GE 15 17:45 18:00

Mr. Laurent Schmitt

Smart Grid Strategy Leader, Grid Solutions, GE
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Dr. V. Ramgopal Rao

Director IIT, Delhi
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Dr. R. Nagaraja

Managing Director, M/s. Power Research & Development Consultants Pvt. Ltd
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Mr. Kannan Tinnium

Technology Leader - Electrical Technologies & Systems, GE Global Research, John F. Welch Technology Centre.
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Mr. Giandomenico Testi

Chief Technology Officer - ABB India Ltd, and Head of Engineering Council - ABB Group
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Mr. Surinder Kumar Negi

Managing Director, Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation Ltd, Vadodara
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Mr. Harish Mysore

Director, IEEE India Operations
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Dr. Ajay Ranka

CEO Zydex Industries, Vadodara
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Pankaj Garg

Head - West, Central & Strategic Channel Management (Indian Sub-Continent) Covestro India (Formerly Bayer MaterialScience)
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Mr. Bhadresh B. Chauhan

Chief Engineer, Project Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation Ltd, Vadodara
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