Draft Conclave Agenda: October 14th, 2011

9.00 Word of Welcome

Mutual Introductions

10.00 Innovation and the Indian Corporation
Samar Halankar, Hindustan Times (moderator)
Arun Pande, mKrishi, TCS Innovation Labs
Krishnan Narayanan, Infosys
Mahesh Murthy, Pinstorm
Harish Bijoor, HB Consults
Ekta Ohri, Center for Knowledge Societies (respondent)

11.00 Is Innovation in the Public and Social Sectors Possible?
Sunil Abraham, Center for Internet and Society (moderator)
Rohini Nilekani, Arghyam Foundation
Ramesh Ramanathan, Janaagraha
V.R. Sudarshan, MLC, Karnataka
Ashwin Mahesh, Mapunity
Sneha Raman, Center for Knowledge Societies (respondent)

12.00 The Challenge of Start Up Innovation
Amit Garg, MXV Consulting (moderator)
Aditya Mishra, Headstart Foundation
Naresh Narasimhan, VA Group
Zackery Denfeld, Pacific Northwest College of Art
Aditya Dev Sood, Center for Knowledge Societies (respondent)

1.00 Lunch: Regional Cuisines of Karnataka prepared with Local Ingredients

2.00 The Theory and Practice of Innovation

Aditya Dev Sood, Center for Knowledge Societies (moderator)
Reto Wettach, Interaction Design Studios Berlin
M. P. Ranjan Design for India
Eswaran Subrahmanian, C-STEP

3.00 Grand Challenge Breakout Sessions

A: Online Higher Education
Moderator: Sunil Abraham, Center for Internet and Society
Innovation Expert: Sneha Raman, Center for Knowledge Societies
Domain Expert: Udhay Shankar, Intel

B: Quality Maternal and Child Healthcare
Moderator: Jayna Kothari, Center for Law and Policy Research
Innovation Expert: Shehla Hussain, Center for Knowledge Societies
Domain Expert: Lakshmi Menon, G.E. Healthcare

C: Toilet-training for All!
Moderator: Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Center for Law and Policy Research
Innovation Expert: Namrata Mehta, Center for Knowledge Societies
Domain Expert: Sunita Nadhamuni, Arghyam

Tea Served During Breakout Sessions

4.30 Reports Back from Breakouts

5.30 Conclusion: Planning and Policy for Innovation and the Grand Challenges of Society
Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Center for Law and Policy Research (moderator)
Harsh Shrivastava, National Planning Commission
Anant Shah, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Jamuna Ramakrishna, Hivos Foundation
Dilini Wijeweera, LIRNEasia
Riku Mäkelä, Finnode

 7.30 Design Public Cocktail Reception and Dinner
VA Group Headquarters Rooftop Lounge
10/2, O’Shaughnessy Road, Langford Gardens

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