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PMI Project Management National Conference 2013

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Conference Agenda

Only Delegates registered for Early Bird Session to be present on September 26th, 2013
Thursday, 26th September
13:00 - 14:00 Registration
14:00 - 16:30 Early Bird Session: Are your soft skills too soft? Fine tuning Soft Skills for Hard Skill application
Valerie Gray
16:30 - 17:00 Networking / Tea Break
17:00 - 18:00 Early Bird Session: How Social Networking is turning into Business Networking - Indian Case Study
Leigh Moyle
Friday, 27th September
08:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 09:40 Short Prayer & Lamp Lighting
Bhaskar Pramanik, Deena Gordon Parla, Manoj Gupta, Raj Kalady, Craig Killoug, Brian Weiss, Pritam Dutt Gautam
09:40 - 09:50 Welcome Address
Manoj K. Gupta - Chairman Project Management National Conference India 2013
09:50 - 10:05 Special Address
Deena Gordon Parla - Member PMI Board of Directors
10:05 - 11:05 Inaugural Address: Bringing Certainty in Uncertain times
Bhaskar Pramanik - Chairman, Microsoft India

Unveiling of PMBOK® Guide 5th edition (Hindi)

Recognition of TVC Team
11:05 - 11:10 Vote of Thanks
Raj Kalady - Managing Director, PMI India
11:10 - 11:40 Tea Break
11:40 - 12:25 Keynote Session: Learnings from My Trip
Deep Kalra - Founder & Group CEO,
12:25 - 13:10 Keynote Session: Realizing opportunity in facing uncertainty
Craig Killough - Vice President, Organization Markets, PMI
13:10 - 14:10 Lunch
Pearl 1 Pearl 2 Maple Royal
14:10 - 14:55 Adoption of Lean Start-up techniques in the Indian IT industry

Rajeev Mukundan
Head, Sales & Solutions, Insurance Analytics
Construction of mega township at Pune using PMI techniques

Vijay Sane
Kolte Patil Iven Townships (Pune) Ltd
Change Management - A success story in a government organisation

R T Sundari
C-DAC, Noida
Case Study: Managing Innovation Projects

Shankar K. Sundaram
Wipro PM Academy
14:55 - 15:05 Transfer Break
15:05 - 15:50 Managing Small Teams - Look Beyond Process Simplification

Vimal Kumar Khanna
Managing Director
mCalibre Technologies
Are Your Projects Supporting Your Vision Statement? Prove it!

Raed Haddad
Understanding Project Milieu in Account Project Pipeline Management in Engineering Outsourcing Industry

Dr. Chakradhar Iyyunni
Case Study: Technology Enabled Innovation in Project Management for Quantum Business Benefits

Chandan Chowdhury
Managing Director
Dassault Systems
15:50 - 16:20 Tea Break
16:20 - 17:05 Strategic approach to ascertain accurate decisions after unplanned service outage in Telecom operations

Deep Kamal Singh
Project Manager - APAC
Comverse Network Systems India Pvt Ltd
Managing Innovation Program in Large Organisations

Asoke Dassarma
Vice President - BPO Transformation
Experience Predictability In Software Project Delivery

Pranabendu Bhattacharyya
Head-Estimation COE
Case Study of Effective Project Management in a Mega-construction project

R. Shankar Narayanan
Head - Strategy & Planning
L & T Construction
17:05 - 17:50 Networking / Tea Break
17:50 - 18:40 Corporate Panel Discussion: Managing uncertainties in project
Moderator: Hanumant Talwar (MD Convergys)
Panelists: Indranil Das (VP - Ericsson), Sophie Bechu (Vice President, IBM India South Asia), Neeraj Bansal (Partner - KPMG)
18:40 - 18:55 Break
18:55 - 20:25 PMI India Awards Night: Award ceremony for presenting the Best Project of the Year (Large/Medium/Small category), Contribution to community, NGO and Practitioner of the year

Keynote Speaker: Arun Maira, Member Planning Commision

Recognition of LTA Team
20:25 - 22:25 Networking, Cocktail & Dinner
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Saturday, 28th September
9:30 - 9:35 Welcome Address
Pritam D. Gautam - Project Director, Project Management National Conference India 2013
9:35 - 9:45 Conference Core Committee Volunteer Recognition
9:45 - 10:30 Keynote Session: India's Healthcare - Getting it right
Vishal Bali - Group CEO, Fortis Healthcare Limited
10:30 - 11:30 Government Panel Discussion: E governance and public empowerment - "fiction or reality"
Moderator: Vimal Wakhlu (CMD - TCIL)
Panelists: Bipul Pathak (Sec. IT Govt. of J&K), Sanjay Jaju (AP IT Sect.), Rajesh Aggarwal (Maharashtra IT Sec), Dr Davendra Verma (DDG MoSPI)
11:30 - 12:00 Tea Break
Pearl 1 Pearl 2 Maple Royal
12:00 - 12:45 Optimizing Client Expectations in Delivering Certainty

Avinash Kumar
Head, Business Solutions
Banking and Financial Services
Integrated Framework of HR and Business Processes is the key driver for a Strong Engaged Workforce

Karthik Parvathi
Head - Talent Integration
Process Excellence Lead
HR - Talent Acquisition, TCS
Plan A, Plan B, Plan C.... how far?

Paramita Mukerji
Project Management Consultant
Wipro Technologies
Tata Nano project shifting from Singur to Sanand

Girish Wagh
Head Tata Nano Project, VP-Tata Motors
12:45 - 12:55 Transfer Break
12:55 - 13:40 Transforming to Learning Organization: Converting 'Bench' Threat into Great Opportunity

Vineet Kumar Hanjarimal Jain
EAS-Chennai, DGM
HCL Technologies Ltd
The Leader's Choice: Five Steps to Ethical Decision Making

Alankar Karpe
PMI Ethics Member Advisory Group
Risk Mgmt. framework using FMEA for Concurrent and Complex Engineering Environments

Anju Drolia
ST Microelectronics
Development of Largest Solar Park in Asia - Challenges and Implementation

P H Rana
Dir & Advisor
Gujarat Power Corp. Ltd.
13:40 - 14:40 Lunch
14:40 - 15:25 Keynote Session: Managing Uncertainities in Movie Making
Mahesh Bhatt - Eminent Film Producer, Director & Writer
15:25 - 15:55 Tea Break
15:55 - 16:40 Keynote Session: The Ancient Wisdom of Working in a Team
Swami Sukhabodhananda
16:40 - 17:25 Volunteer Recognition, Passing the Baton & Group Photograph session
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Legend Conference sections where all 1,000+ people participate in Inaugural/Valedictory Sessions, Keynote/Special Addresses, Panel Discussions, Debates or the Cultural Programme.
Speeches by Invited Speakers or Case Studies of Project Success.
Technical paper presentations
Breaks for Lunch, Dinner, Tea, or transfers

Disclaimer: PMI India has the right to amend, modify or change the agenda without prior notice.

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