Session Details

Opening Plenary

Video ConferencingAvailable
Date: Tuesday 2017-02-14
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Stein Auditorium
    1Lamp Lighting Ceremony
    2Welcome by the host
    Dr. Neeta Verma, Director General, National Informatics Centre, India
    3Welcome by the APAN Chair
    Prof. Simon C. Lin, Chair of APAN Board
    4APAN43 Program Overview
    Mr. Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, CII National Committee on IT and ITeS, India
    5Inaugural address by the Chief Guest
    Mr. P. P. Chaudhary, Honourable Minister of State, Ministry of Electronics and IT, Government of India
    6Address by Joint Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and IT
    Mr. Sanjeev Mittal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & IT, Government of India
    7Address by Additional Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
    Dr. Ajay Kumar, Additional Secretary,Ministry of Electronics and IT, Government of India
    8Address from Industry
    Mr. Rubinder Singh, Country Manager - Systems Engineering, Cisco Systems India & SAARC
    9Keynote Address: International R&E Networking - a US National Science Foundation Perspective - (PDF)
    Dr. Kevin Thompson, National Science Foundation, USA
    10Vote of thanks
    Dr. Neena Pahuja, Director General, ERNET India