Sunday, 31 May 2015

May 2015 events – a compilation

May 2015 events – a compilation from the Agenda blog (46 posts, beginning with the most recent)
1)      NLC press briefing on FY14 results - http://bit.ly/1EHjE4k
2)      PIB Rural Media Workshop Tiruvallur - http://bit.ly/1EHjEl1
3)      ICSI press briefing on capital markets - http://bit.ly/1EHjFoV
4)      GMASA pre-conference dinner - http://bit.ly/1EHjJ84
5)      GMASA 2015, day one - http://bit.ly/1EHjFFA
6)      NNG press briefing by Peter Bolesza - http://bit.ly/1EHjHNB
7)      Silver jubilee celebration of Valeth - http://bit.ly/1EHjLgd
8)      Nissan celebration of 5,00,000th car export - http://bit.ly/1F8v6GE
9)      IFCCI, Pays de la Loire Region meeting - http://bit.ly/1F8v69U
10)   Go Buttermilk launch by Parag Milk Foods - http://bit.ly/1F8v7dM
11)   CUB press briefing on FY14 results - http://bit.ly/1FKRxbK
12)   MSE R. Venkataraman Lecture by Raghuram Rajan - http://buff.ly/1AjQqxq
13)   Agratrade, BSR seminar on company law - http://bit.ly/1JFiUn7
14)   EID Parry, Bonsucro press briefing - http://bit.ly/1JFiUDK
15)   eBay India press briefing on perfume business - http://bit.ly/1JFiXzx
16)   Hitachi Solutions India press briefing - http://bit.ly/1PxcM5c
17)   Renault launch of Kwid by Carlos Ghosn - http://bit.ly/1PxcNGz
18)   BFW Bharat Fritz Werner press briefing - http://bit.ly/1PxcMT0
19)   Huawei launch of Honor 4C - http://bit.ly/1PxcOKp
20)   FIEO farewell to Rafeeque Ahmed - http://bit.ly/1PxcN9p
21)   FIEO session on GST - http://bit.ly/1PxcN9x
22)   TFSC press briefing on MSME e-Commerce - http://bit.ly/1PxcNpR
23)   Shiv Nadar University press briefing - http://bit.ly/1PxcPOy
24)   IFCCI, MCCI Make in India Seminar - http://bit.ly/1PxcQ4U
25)   47th WTISD meeting of IETE - http://bit.ly/1PxcRpF
26)   Fortis Malar Hospital launch of Stroke Centre - http://bit.ly/1PxdnE4
27)   AAA launch of arbitration PG diploma - http://bit.ly/1PxdlMD
28)   SICCI meeting on TN VAT - http://bit.ly/1Pxdm2Y
29)   HCC talk by Thangam Meganathan - http://bit.ly/1Pxdob9
30)   IASCCI meeting with Y. K. Sinha - http://bit.ly/1PxdpvO
31)   Interaction with B.K. Divakara, ED, Central Bank - http://bit.ly/1PxdrDT
32)   Indian Bank press briefing on FY 14 results - http://bit.ly/1Pxdq2N
33)   Idea Cellular launch of customer service centres - http://bit.ly/1PxdrUr
34)   Ashok Leyland press briefing on FY14 results - http://bit.ly/1PFDZxA
35)   CII UNICEF CSR conference on SBM - http://bit.ly/1PFE0l5
36)   TÜV Rheinland NIFE Academy press briefing - http://bit.ly/1PFE3gE
37)   Reticon of Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital - http://bit.ly/1PFE3NE
38)   Press briefing on Rangaswami Parthasarathy awards - http://bit.ly/1PFE300
39)   Stanadyne press briefing on new product - http://bit.ly/1PFE4kS
40)   Launch of TNOU online by School Guru - http://bit.ly/1PFE4RD
41)   Media interaction with Dwayne Bravo - http://bit.ly/1Jl9r25
42)   Infinite Wings Sudarshan Kannan lecture on Bhagavad Gita - http://bit.ly/1Jl9pr5
43)   DIiGFOR Digital Forensics Congress - http://bit.ly/1Jl9eMr
44)   Startup Nukad, first meetup - http://bit.ly/1Jl9lrh
45)   Launch of VGN Presidency by Pratish Devadoss - http://bit.ly/1Jl9jj0
46)   DIiGFOR 2015 valedictory, CoEDF ACS ISC - http://bit.ly/1Jl9oDm


Saturday, 30 May 2015

NLC-FY14

NLC (Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd) press briefing by B. Surender Mohan, CMD, on FY14 results
Thought LeadershipB. Surender Mohan

Playlist details
1-11 Press briefing, Q&A
12 On R&D
Slideshow of photos



PIB-Rural Media Workshop

At Rural Media Workshop organised by PIB Chennai, in Tiruvallur, as a speaker on 'Changing media scene – New  & Social Media' (PPT)
Thought Leadership
Other speakers
K. Muthu Kumar, IIS, Addl Director General, PIB (Press Information Bureau), Chennai
S. Viswanathan, Editor, Industrial Economist
P. Mahendran, Chief News Editor, Raj Television Network Ltd
R. Nurullah, Journalist
N. Thenappan, Media. Communication. Officer, PIB Chennai

Playlist details
1 - S. Viswanathan
2, 4, 6 - K. Muthu Kumar
3 - P. Mahendran
5 - R. Nurullah
7 - N. Thenappan
Slideshow of photos



ICSI-Capital markets

ICSI press briefing on capital markets
Thought Leadership
Seated (Left to Right)
Makarand Lele, Council Member, ICSI and Chairman, Financial Services Committee
Atul H. Mehta, President
Mamta Binani, Vice President
C. Ramasubramaniam, Council Member, ICSI & Programme Director, ICSI Capital Markets Week

Playlist details
1, 5 - Atul H. Mehta
2 - Makarand Lele
3 - C. Ramasubramaniam
Slideshow of photos



GMASA-Day one

GMASA (Global Mobile App Summit & Awards) 2015, day one
Keynote address - Rico Wyder (on Mobile Usage Trends)
Panel (Left to Right)
Prashant Dixit, VP, Vserv
Kushal Sanghvi, Business Head, Reliance Entertainment & Digital
Senthil Kanthaswamy, Co-founder, Frilp
Vish Sadananda, Smaato
Aakrit Vaish, CEO, Haptik




GMASA-Dinner

GMASA (Global Mobile App Summit & Awards) pre-conference dinner
Thought Leadership
Playlist details
1 - Show by Thrill Veera, Juggler
2 - C. R. Venkatesh, CEO, Dot Com Infoway, & Apps World magazine, Chairman, GMASA
3 - Bharat Joshi, British Deputy High Commissioner, Chennai
4 - C. K. Kumaravel, Founder, Naturals
5 - Rap by MC
6 - A. Kavipriya
7 - L. Hemachandran, Founder CEO, Brand Avatar LLP, & Advisory Member, GMASA
Slideshow of photos



NNG

NNG press briefing by Peter Bolesza, Vice President, Emerging Markets, on plans for Chennai
Thought Leadership

Playlist details
1-3 Press briefing, Q&A
Slideshow of photos



Valeth

Silver jubilee celebration of Valeth
Thought Leadership

Playlist details
1 - Lighting of the lamp
2 - Invocation
3, 5, 9 - Announcements by MC
4 - Peter P. Valeth, Chairman & Managing Director
6 - Nitin P. Valeth, Executive Director
7 - Release of souvenir
8 - Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of India
10 - Dr K. M. Rajan, Director, Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune
11 - Saurabh Kumar, General Manager, Ordnance Factory, Ambajhari
12 - S. Rakesh, Dy Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram
13 - Dr S. C. Sharma. Group Director, VSSC
14 - N. Shyam Mohan, Project Director, VSSC
15 - Recognition of K. Govinda Raju, Formerly of ISRO
16 - Presentation of portrait to APJ Abdul Kalam
17 - Nitin P. Valeth
Slideshow of photos



Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Nissan-500000

Nissan celebration of 5,00,000th car export
Thought Leadership

Playlist details
1-5, 16 - At the venue, around the ship
6, 13 - Announcements by MC
7, 8 - Atul Shahane, General Manager-Exports, Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd
9 - Honouring of guests
10 - Lighting of the lamp
11 - Guillaume Sicard, President, Nissan India Operations
12 - M. A. Bhaskarachar, CMD, KPL (Kamarajar Port Ltd)
14, 15 - Flag-off of the 500000th car
17-22 - Inside the ship
23 - Round-table with Guillaume Sicard
Slideshow of photos



IFCCI-PDL

IFCCI (Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry) meeting with business delegation from PDL (Pays de la Loire Region, France)
Thought Leadership

Playlist details
1, 3, 5, 13, 15 - Kamala Govindarajan, Director, International-Coordination Dept, Office of the Pays de la Loire Region in India
2 - Philippe Janvier-Kamiyama, Consul General of France to India
4, 16 - C. V. Sankar IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Industries Department, Govt of Tamil Nadu
6, 7, 8 - Jean Pascal Chupin & Antoine Chupin, Florentaise
9, 10 - Francois Philippot, Giffard
11 - Jean-Philippe Brisaer, Monbana
12 - Thierry Ricci, Nateo Sante
14 - Merlin Sarah Simon, Regional Director, Southern Chapter, IFCCI
Slideshow of photos



Parag

Parag Milk Foods Pvt Ltd press briefing on 'Go Buttermilk - Southern Spice' launch
Thought Leadership

Playlist details
1 - Ajay Singh Bhadoria, Vice President Sales - General Trade
2 - Launch of product
3, 4, 5 - Devendra Shah, Chairman
Slideshow of photos



Saturday, 23 May 2015

CUB-FY14

CUB (City Union Bank Ltd) press briefing on fourth quarter and financial year 2014-15 (FY14)
Seated (Left to Right)
Dr N. Kamakodi, MD & CEO
S. Sundar, SGM
Thought Leadership

Playlist details
1-4 - Presentation, Q&A - Dr N. Kamakodi
Slideshow of photos



Friday, 22 May 2015

MSE-Raghuram Rajan

The Sixth Shri R. Venkataraman Endowment Lecture by Dr Raghuram G. Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai, on India and the International Financial System, in MSE (Madras School of Economics)
Speakers
Dr Raghuram G. Rajan
Dr C. Rangarajan, Former Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Chairman MSE
Dr K. R. Shanmugam, Director, Madras School of Economics

Playlist - To be catalogued



Agratrade-BSR

Agratrade seminar on company law, with talks by BSR experts
Speakers
Chinnsamy Ganesan, Partner, BSR & Co LLP, on 'Companies Act 2013 - Impact on Private and Small Companies'
M. G. Ramachandran, Executive Director, BSR & Co LLP, on 'Advantages of LLP and Conversion of Company/ Partnership to LLP'




EID Parry

EID Parry press briefing on Bonsucro certification of sustainability
Speakers
V. Ramesh, Managing Director, EID Parry (India) Ltd
Simon Usher, CEO, Bonsucro

Playlist - To be catalogued


eBay

eBay India press briefing on perfume business
Speakers
Navin Mistry, Head – Retail Exports and Lifestyle Category, eBay India Pvt Ltd
Girish Huria, Head - Corporate Communications




Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Hitachi

Hitachi Solutions India press briefing
(Could not attend the event. Had interactions thereafter.)
Interactions
Ananthanarayanan (Ananth) Subramanian, CEO & Managing Director, Hitachi Solutions India Pvt Ltd
Mike Gillis, President & COO, Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd
Keiho Akiyama, CEO, Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd
Tom Galambos, COO, US, Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd
Gary Peterson, Executive Vice President, Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd

Playlist - To be catalogued


Renault-Kwid

Renault launch of Kwid by Carlos Ghosn, Chairman & CEO, Renault Group

Playlist - To be catalogued


Tuesday, 19 May 2015

BFW

BFW (Bharat Fritz Werner) press briefing
Seated (Left to Right)
Amitabh Varma, Head-Planex
Ravi Raghavan, CEO
Praful Shinde, Head - Sales & Marketing

Playlist - To be catalogued


Huawei-Honor 4C

Huawei launch of Honor 4C, Honor Bee smartphones, and Power bank AP 007
Speaker
Naveen Krishnan, Lead Strategy & Business Development, Huawei Technologies India Pvt Ltd

Playlist - To be catalogued


FIEO-Rafeeque Ahmed

Farewell to Rafeeque Ahmed, Immediate Past President, FIEO (Federation of Indian Export Organisations)
Seated (Left to Right)
Ajay Sahai, Director General & CEO, FIEO
Atul Chaturvedi IAS, Joint Secretary, DIPP, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt of India
Dr A. Sakthivel, Regional Chairman, FIEO (SR)
S. C. Ralhan, President, FIEO
Rafeeque Ahmed
S. K. Goel, Former Chairman, CBEC
G. Ravindranath, Commissioner - Service Tax
Ramesh Kumar Agarwal, Vice President, FIEO
Khalid M. Khan

Playlist - To be catalogued


FIEO-GST

Interactive session on GST organised by FIEO (Federation of Indian Export Organisations)
Seated (Left to Right)
Ajay Sahai, Director General & CEO, FIEO
G. Ravindranath, Commissioner - Service Tax
S. C. Ralhan, President, FIEO
S. K. Goel, Former Chairman, CBEC
Ramesh Kumar Agarwal, Vice President, FIEO
Khalid M. Khan

Playlist - To be catalogued


TFSC-Ecommerce

Press briefing on empowering MSMEs through e-Commerce by TFSC (TANSTIA-FNF Service Centre) & Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit
Seated (Left to Right)
C. Muthusami, President, TANSTIA, Chennai
K. Gopalakrishnan Chairman, TFSC
Dr Ronald Meinardus, Regional Director - South Asia, Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit
R. Vijayalakshmi Additional Director, TFSC
Rishab Chandra, Managing Director, Script Technology

Playlist - To be catalogued


SNU

SNU (Shiv Nadar University) press briefing
Speakers
Dr M. Gopal, Director-School of Engineering
Bhaswati Chakravorty

Playlist - To be catalogued



IFCCI-MCCI-Make in India

Seminar on 'Make in India' organised by IFCCI (Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry) and MCCI (Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry)
Speakers
Merlin Sarah Simon, Regional Director, Southern Chapter, IFCCI
K. Saraswathi, Secretary General, MCCI
Philipe Janvier-Kamiyama, Consul General of France
Atul Chaturvedi IAS, Joint Secretary, DIPP, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt of India
C. V. Sankar IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Industries Department, Govt of Tamil Nadu
Laura Prasad, Secretary-General, IFCCI
Panelists (Discussion on infrastructure, skill/manpower, governance framework, collaborations, case studies — experience sharing)
Nitin Seth, President (LCV & Defence), Ashok Leyland
Atul Renavikar, Site Director, Michelin Tyres Tamil Nadu Ltd
Arun Subramaniam, Founder, The Sustainability Platform (Moderator)
Bharat Salhotra, Managing Director, Alstom Transport India Ltd
S. Chandramouli, Business Head — International Business, Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd
Denis Bauer, Managing Director, Areva Renewable Energies India P Ltd

Playlist - To be catalogued


WTISD 2015

47th WTISD (World Telecommunication and Information Society Day) 2015 meeting of IETE (The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers) Chennai Centre
Thought Leadership

Playlist details
1 - Opening remarks by MC
2 - S. Ramaswamy, Chairman, IETE, Chennai Centre
3 - R. Ganesan, Senior General Manager, BSNL
4 - Prof D. Narayana Rao, Governing Council Member, IETE
5 - P. Vijayaragavan, Sr Specialist - System Analysis, AON Services (I) Pvt Ltd., Chennai
6 - N. Thiagarajan, Board Member, BES (Broadcast Engineering Society)
7 - K. P. Ramanathan, Chairman, IE (Institution of Engineers)
8 - K. Bhaskaran, President, CSI (Computer Society of India)
9 - S. Seshadri, Past Chairman, IET (Institution of Engineering & Technology)
10 - Santhosh Kumar, IEEE (Institution of Electrical & Electronics Engineers)
11 - Prof R. Gayathri, Hon Secretary, IETE
Slideshow of photos



Fortis Stroke Centre

Launch of Fortis Stroke Centre by Fortis Malar Hospital
Speakers (Panel discussion)
Dr Hal Prasanth, Consultant Neurologist, Global Hospitals
Dr Dheeraj Khurana, President, Indian Stroke Association
Dr (Col) S. S. K. Ayyar
Seated (Left to Right during press briefing)
Dr Biswarup Pal, HoD, Multidisciplinary Critical Care Unit
Dr S. Dinesh Nayak, Head, Dept of Neuroloty & Epileptology
Dr Dheeraj Khurana, President, Indian Stroke Association
Dr V. Sathish Kumar, Consultant Neurologist & Stroke Specialist
Dr Vikash Agarwal, Consultant Neurologist & Epileptologist

Playlist details
1 Panel discussion
2-3 Press briefing, Q&A
Slideshow of photos



Saturday, 16 May 2015

AAA

AAA (Academy of Arbitration Avenues-Intl) launch of online PG Diploma in Arbitration
Speakers
Dr C. B. Paul Chellakumar, President
Justice (Retd) E. Padmanabhan, Former Judge of Madras High Court
V. Inbavijayan, Course Director
Latha Venkat, CEO, myBskool.com, ThinkBig Edu Ventures (India) Pvt Ltd

Playlist - To be catalogued



SICCI-TN VAT

SICCI (The Southern India Chamber of Commerce & Industry) meeting on TN VAT
Speakers
Rajaram Ramanan, Senior Manager, SRBC & Associates LLP, Chartered Accountants
A. Sarvar Allam, Additional Commissioner, Commercial Taxes
Interactions
P. R. Sudhakar, Sr General Manager-Indirect Taxes, Brakes India Ltd
K. Srinivasan, Sr Consultant, Tax & Regulatory Services, EY

Playlist - To be catalogued


HCC-Thangam Meganathan

HCC (Hindustan Chamber of Commerce) meeting on experience sharing by an educationist, Dr (Mrs) Thangam Meganathan, Chairperson, Rajalakshmi Educational Trust

Speakers
Dr N. R. Dave, President, HCC
Dr (Mrs) Thangam Meganathan, Chairperson, Rajalakshmi Educational Trust (RET)
Dr K. V. Rajendran, Chairman, Entrepreneurship Development Committee of HCC, and Director, Sundew Life Sciences P Ltd

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