The GESIA Digital Management Conclave 2022 (5th edition) was held on Friday, October 7, 2022, at Courtyard by Marriot, Satellite, Ahmedabad..
The event was supported by Department of Science & Technology, Government of Gujarat, Dholera Industrial City Development Ltd., and Gujarat Informatics Ltd., (A Government of Gujarat Undertaking) as Government Partner, Panamax Infotech Ltd. as Cloud Partner, Nakshatra Infra as Community Infrastructure Partner and JG University as Tech Pitch Corner Partner. EY India as Advisory Partner, NASSCOM and ISODA are National Partner, CIO Club of Gujarat, GIS Foundation and Intellectual Property Protection Organisation (IPPO) are Knowledge Partner. Ecosystem Partners are, GCCI, SGCCI, TIE, FITAG, ACMA, BITA, SITA, RITA and KCCI. HeadStart and eChai as Startup Ecosystem Partner, VMukti Solutions as our Broadcasting Partner.
The conclave witnessed knowledge dissipation sessions from domain experts of Cloud Technologies and Data Centres. The conclave was also supported by our Academic Partners which comprised of various eminent Academic institutions and Universities of Gujarat state.
This conclave was held for integrating IT / Non-IT Industries of Gujarat. A platform of technology industry development. The Conclave was attended by more than 400+ CIOs / CXOs. The stupendous response to the conclave held by GESIA was the result of a very clear-cut objective being conveyed in its messaging while reaching out to CIO/CXO community of Gujarat.
The objective stated by GESIA is that it wants to bring the best practices being implemented and adopted by ICT community worldwide so that the same can benefit CIO and CXO of Non-IT industries of Gujarat along with ICT Manpower skill enhancing Academia bodies such as well-known technology colleges of Gujarat. Thus, GESIA’s objective of acting as a bridge for all stake holders of ICT community appealed the CIOs and CXOs of Gujarat which resulted into fantastic participation in the conclave.
Details of Knowledge sharing Sessions at DMC 2022
GESIA DMC 2022 witnessed following esteemed speakers, panellists along with dignitaries at the conclave; witnessed following esteemed speakers, panellists along with dignitaries at the conclave;
Government of Gujarat
Inaugural Address by Shri Hareet Shukla, IAS – Managing Director, Dholera Industrial City Development Limited, Government of Gujarat
Distinguish Guest Address by Smt. Gargi Jain, IAS – Managing Director, Gujarat Informatics Limited, Govt. of Gujarat
Distinguish Guest Address by Shri Nitin V. Sangwan, IAS – Director (IT & e-Governance), Department of Science & Technology, Government of Gujarat
Key Note Address
Keynote Address on by Shri Mukesh Jain, CTO, VP & Global Head of Innovation AI Insights & Data Technologies, Capgemini
Special Address by Smt. Sandhya Vasudevan, Former MD, Deutsche Bank Group & Thomson Reuters Independent Director, IIIT Delhi Strategic Advisor for Startups and scale ups
Special Address by Prof. Dr. Nishakant Ojha – Chief Strategic Officer & Aerospace Security, Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Ltd (BECIL), A Govt. of India Enterprise under M/o Information & Broadcasting
Distinguished Guest Address byShri Dhaval Joshi, Vice President – Strategy and Consulting, Panamax Infotech Limited
Distinguished Guest Address by Shri Vivek Ogra, Partner, Transport Consulting Leader, EY, India
Distinguished Guest Address by Shri Lokendra Saini, Chief Operating Officer, Ease My Trip Pvt. Ltd.
Distinguished Guest Address by Shri Ketan Vaidya, Manager – Marketing & Branding, Dholera Industrial City Development Limited
National CIO Panel discussion on theme “India Inc. Tryst with Cloud – Importance of Data Centres”
Moderator – Shri Vivek Ogra, Partner, Transport Consulting Leader, EY, India
– Shri Chetan Trivedi, Chief Information Officer, Hindustan Zinc Ltd (Vedanta Resources)
– Shri KC Bahuguna, CIO – Deepak Group
– Shri Mayuresh Purandare, Head IT – Infrastructure and Security, Marico Limited
State CIO Panel discussion on Theme “India Inc. Tryst with Cloud – Importance of Data Centres”
Panel Mentor – Shri Sandip Shah, President will welcome the panel on behalf of CIO Club of Gujarat
Moderator – Shri Kapil Nagalia, General Manager, Digital & Business Transformation, Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
– Shri Vineet Thomas, DGM IT, Luthra Group LLP
– Shri Dharmendra Gohel, CIO, Meghmani Organics Limited
– Shri Keyur Chauhan, Head, IT, Balaji Wafers Private Limited
Tech Pitch Corner – Ready to use solutions on Cloud Technologiesfor CIO fraternity for non-ITend user ecosystem by Three promising Start-ups– Powered by JG University
Moderator – Shri. Keyur Bhalavat, Director, GESIA IT Association
Pitch by Promising Techpreneurs
– Shri Kush Prajapati, Director, Redicine Medsol Pvt. Ltd.
– Shri Parth Shah, Managing Director, Zerobalance Technologies Pvt Ltd
– Shri Abhishek Jain, CEO and Co-founder, Naapbooks Limited
Academic Panel discussion on “Importance of Cloud and Data Centre in NextGen Education”
Moderator- Prof. Dr. Hemal Shah, Professor & Dean IT, Ganpat University
– Prof Dr Avadhesh Kumar Gupta Professor and Head of AI and ML Division, Unitedworld School of Computational Intelligence, Karnavati University
– Prof Dr Nityesh Bhatt, Professor, Nirma University
– Dr Arjav Bavarva, Associate Professor, Marwadi University
– Dr Harshal Shah, Professor Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Parul University