Conference Agenda

Day 1 | 23rd Oct 2018

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018 | Hotel Novotel, Vizag

8:00 am to 8:45 am CxO’s Roundtable with HCM and HMIT
(Closed-Door By Invitation only)
9:00 am to 9:05 am Emcee Address and Lighting of Lamp
Welcome Address by Shri J A Chowdary, IT Advisor to CM, GoAP
9.05 am to 9.10 am Special Address by Shri Vijayanand IAS, Principal Secretary, Dept of ITE&C, GoAP
9:10 am to 9:20 am Inaugural Keynote by Shri RS Sharma, Chairman, TRAI, GoI
9:20 am to 9:30 am Opening Address by Shri Madnesh Kumar, IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance, GoI
HMIT, Shri. Nara Lokesh will elaborate on how AP is the Launchpad for Startups,talking about the State Start-up Policies and facilities & Easing of Government policies/regulations towards Start-ups hence helping startups lead the road to innovation.
  • Keynote Speaker: Honourable Minister of IT, Andhra Pradesh
  • Host: Emcee

The world’s first humanoid robot citizen makes debut in Andhra Pradesh and shares her story of love for the state. Hear Sophia’s thoughts on future of robotics in India and in Fintech.

  • Keynote Speaker: Sophia
  • Moderator: Emcee

Hear from the torch bearer of Andhra Pradesh as he unveils his vision 2029. Learn more about ease of doing business in AP and how the government has transformed governance through emerging technologies and making AP the favourite destination for investments.

  • Keynote Speaker: Honourable Chief Minister, Nara Chandra Babu Naidu
  1. DXC Rural Empowerment Soft launch
  2. Cardlytics Operations launch
  3. HDFC MoU
  4. WHUB MoU
  5. SOSA, Tel Aviv MoU

India is now becoming a pathway to digital transformation especially in the banking sector. Find out how KYC’s will re-invent the customer journey and give a push to Big Data as the banks are redefining their multi-layer processes and betting on the JAM (Jandhan Yojana, Aadhar, and Mobile) Trinity.

  • Keynote Speaker(s): R Chandrashekhar, Chairman of IT Strategy Committee, Yes Bank
  • Moderator: Shantanu Paul, CEO Talentsprint
  1. Gopal Singh Gusain, Executive Director, Union Bank of India
  2. R S Sharma, Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
  3. Smita Bhagat,, Senior Executive VP, HDFC Bank
  4. Girija Kumar, Chairman, The Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd.

11:15 am to 11:30 am TEA / COFFEE BREAK

Given the disruption in traditional banking system of India, will the non-banks be the future of banking? Let us find if the way forward will be competition or collaboration and what will be the strategy adopted for customer acquisition.

  • Keynote Speaker(s): T R Ramachandran, Group Country Manager, VISA
  • Moderator: Gopal Kiran, Fintech Advisory, Ernst & Young
  1. Dr. Amarendra Sahoo, Former Regional Director, RBI
  2. Deepak Sharma, Chief Digital Officer, Kotak Mahindra Bank
  3. Sunali Rohra, Senior Vice President, HDFC Bank
  4. Rao Tadepalli, Strategic Advisor, Guidewire Software
Moderator: Madan Padaki, Founder, 1Bridge
  1. Mukesh Bubna, Founder, Monexo Fintech Pvt. Ltd
  2. Srinivas Peddada, CIO, Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd.
  3. Alok Jha, Managing Director, Cyberplat
  4. Sasidhar Thumuluri, CEO & MD at BASIX Sub-K iTransactions Ltd
  5. Prasoon Sinha, Deputy CEO and CFO, Wavemoney

1:15 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch

Learn about the Tech ecosystem in our Geography and about the growing potential of Fintech services globally.

  • Keynote Speaker(s): Devie Mohan, FinTech Industry Researcher
  • Moderator:Sri Atluri, Head – Technology, New York Stock Exchange
  1. Syed Musheer Ahmed, General Manager, FinTech Association of Hong Kong
  2. Ram K Puppala, Chief Technology Officer, State Street Corporation
  3. Dr Somdutta Singh, Vice- Chairperson, Nasscom Product Council

Explore the successful applications of Blockchain across the globe and what lies ahead. The panelists will also talk about how Blockchain and Bitcoin are different from one another and what does the future of Blockchain look like?

  • Keynote Speaker(s): David Soto, President at Government Blockchain Association in Lima
  • Moderator: Praneet Kumar, Co-founder, Global Blockchain Foundation
  1. Manav Singhal, Executive Chairman, Blockchain Association of India
  2. Kartik Iyer, Ambassador, P2P Foundation
  3. Kartik Hegadekatti, Head Blockchain Implantation DOPT, Government of India
  4. Jayavaradhan Sambedu, CTO, Curlanalytics
  5. Vivek Gupta, Country Head India, R3
  6. Praveen Kumar, CEO, Bellfrics

Actionable take-aways that are directly relevant to cyber security, protecting digital enterprises, and smart nation enablement platforms. The speaker will address the common mistakes in cyber protection, the mis-conceptions, misstrategies, natures and challenges.

  • Keynote Speaker(s): Ken Soh, CEO, Athena Dynamics

4:30 pm to 4:45 pm COFFEE / TEA BREAK

[Case Study Presentations]

In addition to venturing into the duo effect of Blockchain & Amaravati, the session will also talk about the demand generation of Blockchain by the Government of Andhra Pradesh in the state departments of Education and Transportation and the deployment of Zebi System's blockchain project with the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

  • Keynote: Shri Nara Lokesh, Hon’ble Minister for IT, PR & RD
  1. B. Rajsekhar IAS, Special Chief Secretary to Govt, Dept. of Agriculture, Marketing and Co-operation, GoAP
  2. Balasubramanyam N, IPS, CEO - ePragati Authority, GoAP*
  3. Ahmad Babu IAS, CEO, RTG, GoAP*

With Technology enabled underwriting process being the prime focus, the session will also venture into the Insurance value chain 2.0 and the implications of InsurTech, while also talking about the Speed and Agility in Product Adoption.

  • Keynote Speaker(s): AV Girija Kumar, Chairman and MD, The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd.
  • Moderator: Ramesh Loganathan
  1. Neerav Parekh, Founder and CEO, V-Phrase
  2. Will Pritchett, Global Lead for InsurTech, KPMG, London
  3. Srini Maddineni*, Digital CIO, Chubb
  4. Rao Tadepalli, , Strategic Advisor, Guidewire Software

7:00 pm to 7:45 pm Traditional Dance Performance

Performer: Swathi Atluri & Troop

7:45 pm to 9:00 pm Networking Reception, Live Music, Drinks And Dinner

Day 2 | 24th Oct 2018

Wednesday, 24th October 2018 | Hotel Novotel, Vizag

9:30 am to 9:35 am Emcee Address
  • Keynote Speaker(s): J Satyanarayana, IAS, Chairman, UIDAI*
  • Moderator: Shri JA Chowdary, IT Advisor to CM, GoAP
  1. Shri Vijayanand IAS, PSIT, GoAP
  2. Shri Srinivas Rao, IAS, PSIT, Go Maharashtra
  3. Shri CJ Venugopal, IAS, PSIT, GoOdisha*
  4. Dr. BK Murthy, Group Director, Ministry of Electronics and IT, GoI
  5. Dinesh Kumar, IAS, MD, APFC*
  6. Kerala / UP IT Secretary*
  • Keynote Speaker(s): Ravi Garikipati, CTO, Flipkart
  • Moderator: Mr Bipin Chandra, SVP & CHRO - MoSCHIP
  1. Chakrapani Sakhumalla, Associate Director, Myntra
  2. Anurag Saxena, Domain Leader & Head of Strategic Initiatives - Microsave
  3. Lynne Laube, COO Cardlytics
  4. Kalyan N Chakravarthi, Head of Wholesale Banking Risk, Wells Fargo

11:45 am to 12:00 pm COFFEE BREAK

  1. Naho Shigeta, Founder CEO, Infobridge Holdings
  2. Sreeram Ananthasayanam, Partner, PwC
  3. Ramesh Loganathan, Professor, IIIT Hyderabad

This discussion will focus on the lending & payment trends, from Digitization of Money to Monetization of Data, the evolution of RegTech 3.0.

  • Keynote Speaker(s): : Sashank Rishyasringa, Co-Founder & MD, Capital Float Chair Person: Dr. A S Ramasastry, Director, IDRBT
  1. Naveen Kukreja, CEO and Co-Founder,
  2. Poornima Bushpala, Vice President-Operational Risk Manager, Wells Fargo
  3. Manish Kumar, Co-Founder, Grex & Realx
  4. Guru Bhatt, GM India, PayPal

1:45 pm to 2:30 pm Lunch

Demonetization has caused a phenomenal push into the world of digital payments. But is the cybersecurity framework in India ready for it? Are the banks equipped with the Fraud Risk Management structure? Get an insight into India and RoW’s view on Fundamental Elements of Cybersecurity.

  • Keynote Speaker(s): Uzi Scheffer, CEO, SOSA
  • Moderator: Prem Anand, Secretary, Cyber Security Association of India
  1. Sridhara. R. Sidhu, Head of Information Security Services, Wells Fargo Bank
  2. Chris Bates, Chief Security Officer, Bitland Global
  3. Bhaktha Keshavachar,CTO & Co-Founder, Ezetap Mobile Solutions Pvt. Ltd
  4. Rodrigue Afota, CEO & Co-Founder, Blocktrust
  5. Damodar Gautam Sawang, IPS Director General, Vigilance and Enforcement (V&E), GoAP*

The discussion will revolve around Capacity Building and Skill Development by address skills shortage in the sector and attract/retain best talent, the platform plays for product usage and deepen customer engagement.

  • Keynote Speaker(s):Karena Belin, Founder and CEO, Whub
  • Moderator: Shantanu Paul, CEO, Talent Sprint
  1. Meinrad Keller, Managing Partner, Managing Partner, ONOC
  2. Sachin Chitlange, Senior Director Finance, Capgemini
  3. Ravikumar Vadaga, Head Digital Business India, Wipro
  4. Nidhi Pratapneni, SVP, Wells Fargo
  5. Gagan Singla, Chief Marketing Officer, Angel Broking
  • Keynote Speaker(s): Shradha Sharma, Founder – YourStory
  • Moderator: Anitha Vadavatha, Founder, d.Cent Labs
  1. SF Hussaini, JP Morgan Chase & Co
  2. François GAUTIER, Consul général, Consulat Général de France à Bangalore
  3. Eric Robinson, , Consul & Senior Canadian Trade Commissioner*
  4. Kaya Melody, Community Evangelist, HERE
  5. Damien Pang, Director & Head, Fintech Infra Office & Fintech Ecosystem Office, Monetary Authority of Singapore
  6. Uzi Scheffer, CEO, SOSA

Discussion on Digital Lending and Payments, how Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence will accelerate the process and benefits of and the risks involved with P2P lending. Proliferation of Chatbots will be one of the key highlights of the discussion.

  • Keynote Speaker(s): Jeremy Berger, COO - Arival Bank
  • Moderator: Lakshmi Potluri, DCF Ventures
  1. Sateesh Andra, Managing Director, Endiya Partners
  2. Rajiv Vaid, VP & Global Head of Operations, Strategic Accounts, TCS
  3. Prasad Vanga, Founder & CEO, Anthill Ventures
  4. Neha Mehta, Founder, Femtech Parteners

What AP promises its Future Settlers

  • Speaker(s): Shri. Vijayanand, Principal Secretary, ITE&C

Sunrise Incubation Centre, GITAM Fintech Academy and Blockchain CoE, Smart Vizag Command Center, Millennium Towers

Day 3 | 25th Oct 2018

Thursday, 25rd October 2018 | Hotel Novotel, Vizag

9:00 am to 10:00 am Registrations
Subject focussed talks on:
  1. Venture financing from Investors’ perspective
  2. Advantage of being an Indian Entrepreneur
  3. Strategy : India’s Achilles Heel
  • Keynote Address: Anand Pathuri
10:15 am to 10:30 am Demo Day Briefing
  • Pitch duration - 6 Minutes / Start-up
  • Pitch duration - 6 Minutes / Start-up

1:00 pm to 2:15 pm Lunch

  • Pitch duration - 6 Minutes / Start-up
5:00 pm to 5:10 pm Address by Shri JA Chowdary, IT Advisor to CM, GoAP
5:10 pm to 5:30 pm Address by Honourable Minister of IT, Andhra Pradesh Shri. Nara Lokesh

5:30 pm onwards Award Ceremony Begins followed by Gala Dinner

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