IEEE SmartTech Workshop Bangalore

" Smart Technologies for Smarter Living "
Organized by IEEE Bangalore Section

Nov 18 & 19 41/3, MG Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

Registration Closes as soon as seats get filled
Hurry!!! Early Bird registration Extended till Oct 31, 2016.
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We are currently in the midst of an interesting technological development phase. Multiple technologies are rapidly and concurrently evolving, each with huge potential to impact our daily lives.

This is the opportunity for you to listen directly from the technical and domain leaders on the cutting edge and futuristic work they are doing and its impact. This workshop gives you a complete understanding of few of the key emerging technologies, their applications and the impact they will have on us, our lifestyle and our living spaces.

The technology aspects and developments discussed are around the areas of:
  • Data Analytics and Engineering, covering horizontal platform aspects such as: streaming, prescriptive and predictive analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence.
  • Consumer IoT with wearables and nearables, “last-mile” communications, mobile edge computing, architecture considerations for large-scale distributed systems (e.g., smart cities)
The applications and use cases addressed:
  • Autonomous driving, Financial Technologies, Healthcare, Retail (Direct impact to us)
  • Smart Cities, Smart Villages (Our living spaces)
  • Telecom, Last-Mile Connectivity and Services (and Our connectivity)
Apart of these, there is an exclusive session on “Data science as a career” to assist you in planning your career as a “Data Scientist” or “Data Analyst”

In summary, we have an exciting line-up of 26 distinguished speakers from industry, academicia and start-ups - sharing their subject matter expertise and insights on IoT use-cases, technology know-how and data sciences across 8+ domains in this engaging 2 day workshop.

We are confident that this workshop will make you think deeply about your own passions and how you want to make a difference to the people by leveraging the technology developments and by creating new technologies.

It is a workshop that you will not want to miss. We look forward for your participation at the event. 
25+ Chapters

25+ Chapters

8000+ Members

8000+ Members

480+ Events

480+ Events

About IEEE Bangalore

With 25+ society chapters and 3 affinity groups is one of the most vibrant sections in the Asia-Pacific region. The section was established in 1976 with 313 members. Over the years the strength of the section has grown steadily and currently the Section boasts of a membership of ~8000. This membership is spread across the Karnataka region and is a nice blend of Industry, Academia and Research organizations. Section has ~550 senior members and ~20 Fellows, largest among all the sections in India. Section conducts more than 480+ technical events every year with the help of chapters, affinity groups and student branches, and is adjudged as outstanding Large Section around the Globe and Best Large Section in Asia Pacific Region for the year 2013. More details of the section can be obtained from


Day 1, Friday, 18th November 2016
Keynote - I Guruprasad Mudlapur,
MD, Bosch Automotive Electronics India
Networking/Coffee/Tea Break
Smart Automotive
Autonomous Vehicles
Prabhavathy S A, Sr.Mr, ADAS/Autonomous Driving, Intel
IBM Watson for IOT/Automotive
Amit Mangalvedkar, Sanjay Panikkar, IBM
Panel Discussion : Role of smart auto in modern smart cities for better living. 
Chair - Keshav Bapat. Panel : Guruprasad - Bosch, Sudeendra Koushik-IEEE, Prabhavathy - Intel and Sanjay Panikkar -IBM.
Smart FinTech
Cardless/Cashless India
B N Pal, CEO Srishti ESDM
IBM Watson and Applications to Financial Services
Diptikalyan Saha, IBM Research
Hyperledger Blockchain Technology
Dilip K,IBM Research
Networking Lunch Break
Digital Banking, and UPI for NextGen Services
Sanil Chorinchath, Senior VP & Regional Head, Transaction Banking, Yes Bank &
Hemangi Pathrabe, Sr. VP, Digital Banking, Yes Bank
Proactive & Preventive Healthcare Services with IoT Sensors + Wearable diagnostics + Analytics
Parijat Despande, TCS Research
Smart bots+Cognitive analytics for Remote Healthcare 
Shyam Vasudeva Rao,Forus Health
Smart Cities & Villages with Smarter Utilities
Start-up Story: Energy and Water Management
Ganesh Shankar,MD, FluxGen Technologies
Networking/Coffee/Tea Break
Rurbanisation of India - The slow change of rural India and ICT's role and opportunities Bipin Kumar,
Smart Waste Management Almitra Patel, MS MIT
Transforming Rural India  Ms Anju Bist & Mr. Sai Ram, Amrita Institutions 
Day 1 Closing Remarks and Audience Interactions
Prasant Misra has joined the document.
Day 2, Saturday 19th November 2016
Keynote - II : Manish Gupta
Managing Director, Xerox India
Keynote - II : Somshubhro (Som) Pal Choudhury
Ex-MD, Analog Devices
Networking/Tea Break
Smart Cities/Villages
IoT as the key enabler for Smart Cities
Devang Mehta, Venture Capitalist 
Smart Water Management
Prof Mohan Kumar, IISc
IOT Enablers - Telcos/Connectivity
Perfecting Digital Buying Experience for Smarter Generation of India
Ulla Koivukoski,MD, Comptel
Role of Telco Operators in enabling IoT/M2M use-cases for Mobile Netizens
Govindaraj Avasarala ,Vodafone India
Real-Time & Predictive Analytics for Subscriber Experience Management
Krishna Rao, Nokia Networks
Networking Lunch Break
Connecting the Unconnected
Vipin Tyagi, Executive Director, CDOT
Mobile Edge Computing
Sudhish Kanichu Veedu, Nokia Networks
Smart Retail Innovation
Image and Data Science To Drive Growth
Dr. Krishnendu Chaudhury, FlipKart
AI-driven Experience-first Design for Fashion Commerce
 Vijay Gabale,Co-Founder, Huew
Start-up Story : Hyper-Location New-Age Retail Shopping Experiences
Muralidhar Somisetty, Innohabit Technologies   
Networking/Tea Break
Data Science as a Career
  Handson - Career Path for Data Science
Supriya N. Pal, Associate Director, CDAC  
Machine Learning Techniques and Demo/Lab with Application Use-Case Scenarios - CDAC
Closing Remarks

Keynote Speakers



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Organising Committee

General Chair: Dr. B N Pal, Srishti ESDM 

Program Chair and Vice-chair: Dr. Dilip K, IBM Research and Dileep Paruchuri, Intel

Treasurer:  Dr. Prasant Mishra, TCS Research

Secretary:  Vikram Sharma M, Intel 

Sponsorship Chair : Keshav Bapat, Keysight Technologies

Smart Cities and Villages:
Chairman: Dr. Dilip K, IBM
Syam Madanapalli, DELL
Dr.T Srinivas, IISc
Dr. Navin, Amrita
Dr. Y.V.S. Lakshmi, CDOT

Consumer IOT and Data Analytics:
Chairman: Muralidhar S, Innohabit
Dileep P, Intel
Dr. Prasant Mishra, TCS Research
Vijay Gabale, Huew
Vikram Sharma, Intel

 Advisory Committee:
Prof. K V S Hari, IISc
Prof Debabrata Das, IIITB
Ravikiran A, Innohabit
Sudeendra Koushik, Prasu
Puneet Mishra, ISRO
Dr. R V Siva Reddy, Reva University
Volunteer Team:
Nipun Manral, TCS
Mallikarjun, Innohabit
Abhishek Appaji, BMSCE
Andan, Innohabit
Ishaan, Cisco
Darshan, IINcore
Ashwin P , Oxford
Rahul, BMSCE
Prateek, UVCE
Pratyush, PES Mandya
Sanad, NIE
Shravan, BMSCE
Allen, Oxford
Aditya, MSRIT
Tarun, BMSCE