Infosys bridges gap between IT thought leaders and software professionals

Hosts India's first webcast panel discussion for software professionals

Bangalore, India - August 28, 2002

Infosys Technologies today announced that it will bring together the country's most prominent experts in the IT field for a panel discussion on "Software Engineering Innovation: How can India be the Leader?". The discussion, to be held at the Infosys corporate headquarters in Bangalore between 10:00 am - 12:00 noon on August 30, 2002, will be web cast live on the company's website. Software professionals around the world can be a part of the panel discussion to address questions to the eminent panelists.

The panelists include eminent personalities like Prof. S Sadagopan, Director, IIIT Bangalore; Prof. Bimal Roy, Prof - in - charge, (Applied Statistical Unit), Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata; Prof. Pankaj Jalote, Professor & Head, Computer Science Department, IIT Kanpur; Dr A L Rao, President, Telecom & Internet Working Solutions, Wipro Technologies Ltd; Mr Deependra Moitra, General Manager, (Engineering), Lucent Technologies Ltd & Member IEEE Software Editorial Board; Mr Satyendra Kumar, Vice President, Head - Quality & Productivity, Infosys Technologies Ltd.

Dr. Raja Ramanna, Director National Institute of Advanced Studies & Member of the Rajya Sabha will deliver the keynote address on 'Quantum Computers' and launch the book titled "The Art and Technology of Software Engineering: A Mosaic of Models and Methods" edited by Dr R Ramkumar, Principal Researcher, Software Engineering and Technology Labs (SETLabs), Infosys Technologies. The book is a collection of essays by six researchers in SETLabs and addresses the opportunities and challenges of web - based applications.

To log onto the discussions and ask questions to the panel, please visit and follow the link 'web cast of the book release' to see the live web cast .


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