EmTech India 2009

Date: March 2-3, 2009
Venue: Hotel Le Méridien, New Delhi, India

Event Overview  |  Session Details  |   Speaker Profiles

Event Overview
MIT's Technology Review and CyberMedia are jointly organizing EmTech India 2009. It will be the first EmTech conference to be held outside the United States.

The conference showcases technological innovations that are transforming business and driving the global economy. It is a forum that will explore next-generation technologies and their impact on business and society.

At the event, decision makers, senior business leaders and innovators in technology, engineering, investment and management will deliver keynote speeches and participate in panel discussions that focus on transformative technological innovations.

In addition, leading companies, start-ups and engineering colleges will exhibit emerging technologies. Attend the conference to interact with a high-level national and international audience.


Session Details

Session 1
March 2, 2009
Time: 15:00-16:00 IST 
Topic: Web 2.0/Web 3.0 Mash up
Speaker: Dr. Srinivas Padmanabhuni, Principal Researcher, SETLabs, Infosys Technologies

Session 2
Date: March 3, 2009
Time: 11:20-12:20 IST 
Keynote Panel: Future of Bandwidth and Connectivity
Speaker:  Dr. Sanjoy Paul, Associate Vice President, General Manager - Research & Head, Convergence Technology Lab, Infosys Technologies

Session 3
Date: March 3, 2009
Time: 14:00-15:00 IST 
Topic:  Predictive Software
Speaker:  Dr. Lokendra Shastri, General Manager - Research & Head, Center for Knowledge-Driven Information Systems, SETLabs, Infosys Technologies


Speaker Profiles

Dr. Sanjoy Paul has more than 15 years of experience in end-to-end protocol design and analysis, mobile wireless networking, quality of service, multicasting, media streaming, intelligent caching and secure commerce. He has served as the Editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, General Chair of IEEE/ICST COMSWARE 2007, Technical Program Chair of IEEE/ICST COMSWARE 2006 and as a technical program committee member of several IEEE and ACM conferences. Dr. Sanjoy has authored a book on Multicasting and has published more than 70 thought papers.

Dr. Srinivas Padmanabhuni leads the Software Engineering and Distributed Computing research labs at SETLabs. He specializes in Web services, Service-Oriented Architecture, Business Process Management and Grid technologies. He has been selected in the Who's Who in the Asia 2007 first edition, and Who's Who in the World 2009 edition. He serves on the editorial board of journals and program committees for several international conferences. He has presented thought papers at international conferences including AAAI, ICWS, SCC, GITMA, APSEC and ISEC. Currently, Dr. Srinivas is the chairperson of the ACM Bangalore chapter.

Dr. Lokendra Shastri has served at the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), and was on the faculty of the Computer and Information Science Department, University of Pennsylvania. He has managed several research projects funded by the NSF, DARPA, ARO and ONR, and has made a significant contribution in scalable, parallel computational models of knowledge representation and inference, semantic networks, neural network-based pattern recognition and episodic memory. Dr. Shastri has authored a book, several invited chapters and over 70 peer-review articles.

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