Friday, 31 July 2015

July 2015 events – a compilation

July 2015 events – a compilation from the Agenda blog (68 posts, beginning with the most recent)
1)      KPCT presentation to MCCI - http://bit.ly/1IaCdTC
2)      Saggezza press briefing - http://bit.ly/1IaCeqO
3)      Ahmad Asfiya bin Salehudin, MIDA - http://bit.ly/1gxnR72
4)      B. G. Menon, Acme Consulting - http://bit.ly/1gxnTff
5)      Manu Jain, BHPL - http://bit.ly/1gxnXvq
6)      Rama Venugopal, Value Added Corporate Services - http://bit.ly/1gxnYiZ
7)      SNSR Sekar on financial viability - http://bit.ly/1IaCi9Y
8)      Harinarayan Sharma of MHEPL - http://bit.ly/1IaCl5B
9)      Sameer Mehta of Dr Mehta’s Hospitals - http://bit.ly/1IaCiXJ
10)   Medicall 2015 - http://bit.ly/1IaCjL2
11)   MSSRF Public Funds for Public Good - http://bit.ly/1JSKmKz
12)   Agratrade seminar on exports - http://bit.ly/1JSKkCz
13)   HCC economic lecture by Shekar Swamy - http://bit.ly/1JSKnye
14)   CII interactive session with K. Shanmugam - http://bit.ly/1JSKlGp
15)   Chennais Amirta press briefing - http://bit.ly/1JSKlX0
16)   SYC Satyananda Yoga Centre lecture - http://bit.ly/1fyyfdD
17)   Kargil Day 2015 - http://bit.ly/1fyyfuh
18)   Launch of Transcendence by APJ Abdul Kalam - http://bit.ly/1fyyg1a
19)   Inaugural ceremony of Lawyers’ Meet 2015 - http://bit.ly/1fyyghG
20)   WHEF pre-conference meet - http://bit.ly/1fyyghO
21)   Sadhu Brahmavihari, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha - http://bit.ly/1fyyhlQ
22)   CASC talk on Black Money Act - http://bit.ly/1fyyhST
23)   IP-COM press briefing - http://bit.ly/1fyyl53
24)   Shrikant Sinha of NASSCOM Foundation - http://bit.ly/1fyyiGr
25)   NASSCOM HR Summit 2015 - http://bit.ly/1fyyoOl
26)   S. Sriram of HCL Talentcare - http://bit.ly/1fyymG9
27)   Jupiter Electronics Vinverth press briefing - http://bit.ly/1fyypBW
28)   Floking Pipes press briefing - http://bit.ly/1fyynKd
29)   IITM PCC NIELIT IR Mammographic unit - http://bit.ly/1TPUL0T
30)   Launch of 3rd Generation Honda Jazz - http://bit.ly/1TPUNpr
31)   Rajendra Kumar celebrating 20 years as CA - http://bit.ly/1TPUPgY
32)   ICAI talk by Arvind Venkatraman on Cholas - http://bit.ly/1TPURW5
33)   FLO launch of 30 Women in Power - http://bit.ly/1KkdvEb
34)   Recruiting Office press briefing on Army Calling - http://bit.ly/1Kkdwrx
35)   ICITP talk by K. S. Bharath, Aparajitha Group - http://bit.ly/1e8Mx3K
36)   Launch of Ramayana The Game of Life - http://bit.ly/1e8Myok
37)   ICSI press briefing on Secretarial Standards - http://bit.ly/1e8MAfX
38)   SPIN Chennai session on PPB - http://bit.ly/1e8MAMW
39)   Cera Sanitaryware press briefing - http://bit.ly/1e8Mzse
40)   Polaris press briefing on Indian Motorcycle dealership - http://bit.ly/1e8Mzsu
41)   Trujet press briefing on Chennai launch - http://bit.ly/1e8MBQR
42)   Launch of SWA books by GPF - http://bit.ly/1HyUVSq
43)   World Youth Skills Day by Orion Edutech - http://bit.ly/1HyUW8V
44)   TiE talk on storytelling by Joseph Prabhakar - http://bit.ly/1gxpou3
45)   ICAI talk by Swami Mitrananda - http://bit.ly/1HyUZBE
46)   Sri Kumaran Stores launch of Thanga Pattu - http://bit.ly/1HyUZSq
47)   Coast Guard press briefing on termination of Operation Talash - http://bit.ly/1HyUYOi
48)   Sansad Ratna awards 2015 - http://bit.ly/1JcrxSp
49)   IITM CDAC Fujitsu press briefing - http://bit.ly/1Jcry8R
50)   ItzCash press briefing - http://bit.ly/1JcryFX
51)   Inaugural of Cargo Scope 2015 - http://bit.ly/1JcrzJX
52)   TiE Chennai press briefing on TiECON 2015 - http://bit.ly/1JcrDcz
53)   Impromptu press briefing by NASSCOM - http://bit.ly/1JcrDt1
54)   NASSCOM Anna University FSIPD - http://bit.ly/1JcrCoX
55)   Coast Guard press briefing on Dornier FDR recovery - http://bit.ly/1JcrCoX
56)   Coast Guard briefing on missing Dornier - http://bit.ly/1JcrKos
57)   LSDSS workshop on rare disorders - http://bit.ly/1JcrLsJ
58)   India Post press briefing on Digital Week - http://bit.ly/1JcrLZu
59)   Gamesa press briefing on solar business - http://bit.ly/1JcrMN6
60)   Press briefing of Tigerair and STB - http://bit.ly/1JcrPst
61)   WCC centenary celebrations - http://bit.ly/1JcrPZp
62)   ICAI talk by R. Nataraj IPS - http://bit.ly/1JcrTby
63)   Press briefing of FICCI CASCADE - http://bit.ly/1JcrTZd
64)   Launch of BPL Badminton Premier League - http://bit.ly/1JcrUfF
65)   CII Green Power 2015 day two - http://bit.ly/1JcrSnY
66)   100RC workshop on resilient Chennai - http://bit.ly/1JcrSED
67)   CII Green Power 2015 14th edition - http://bit.ly/1Jcsf1R
68)   179th AGM of MCCI - http://bit.ly/1JcrYfw

MCCI-KPCT

KPCT (Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal) presentation to MCCI (Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry)
Speakers
Gabrijela Nikolic, Manager Marketing-UAE, KPCT (MC)
S. G. Prabhakharan, President, MCCI, & Chairman, XS Real Properties P Ltd, Director, Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd
Anil Yendluri, Director & CEO, KPCL (Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd)
Vinita Venkatesh, Director, KPCT
Suresh Anand, Executive Director, East Coast Logistics




Saggezza

Saggezza press briefing
Speakers
Socka Suppiah, Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer
Iqbal Sait, Head of Asia Operations

Playlist - To be catalogued



MIDA

Ahmad Asfiya bin Salehudin, Deputy Director, MIDA (Malaysian Investment Development Authority)
(Unscheduled interaction at Medicall 2015)


Acme Consulting

B. G. Menon, Managing Director, Acme Consulting
(Interaction at Medicall 2015)


BHPL

Manu Jain, Director, BHPL (Bafna Healthcare Pvt Ltd), Faridabad
(Interaction at Medicall 2015)


Value Added

Rama Venugopal, Executive Director, Value Added Corporate Services P Ltd
(Unscheduled interaction at Medicall 2015)


Thumbay

S. N. S. R. Sekar, Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives and Expansion of Thumbay Group (till July end), at Medicall 2015 seminar on 'Costing for hospitals' (http://www.sekarandassociates.com/)




MHEPL

Harinarayan Sharma, Chief Officer - Strategy & Business Development, Manipal Health Enterprise P Ltd (MHEPL), at Medicall 2015 seminar on 'Costing for hospitals'



Dr Mehta's Hospitals

Sameer Mehta, Director, Atlas Venturez & Dr Mehta’s Hospitals, at Medicall 2015 seminar on 'Costing for hospitals'




Medicall 2015

Medicall 2015 - hospital equipment & needs exposition

Playlist details
1 – Opening remarks - Dr S. Manivannan, Joint Managing Director, Kauvery Hospital
2 – Inauguration by Phillip A. Min, US Consul General, Chennai
3 – Lighting the lamp
4 – A view of the exhibition
5 - Interaction - Zuaziezie Zulkefli, Consul (Trade), Consulate General of Malaysia, Chennai
Slideshow of photos
Presentations
Other interactions at the venue



Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Public Funds for Public Good

Release of publication titled, 'Public Funds for Public Good - Through Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS),' by MSSRF (M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation)
Speakers
B. Jayashree, Media Resource Centre
Dr Ajay Parida, Executive Director
R. Srinivasan, Superintending Engineer (Buildings), Corporation of Chennai
Dr C. Rangarajan, Former Governor, RBI (Reserve Bank of India)
Prof M. S. Swaminathan
S. Rajalakshmi, Principal Coordinator

Playlist - To be catalogued


Agratrade-Exports

Agratrade (under the patronage of Shree Agarwal Samaj, Chennai) seminar on 'Opportunities and ease of doing exports'
(Scheduled time: 6.30 pm. Event start time: 7.15 pm.)
Speakers
K. Unnikrishnan, Joint Deputy Director General, FIEO (Federation of Indian Export Organizations), Southern Region
S. Selvanayagi, Asst Director, FIEO, Southern Region
V. Sridharan, Former AGM - International banking, SBI
Brajesh Gutgutia, and Rishi Tulsian, Deco de Trend




HCC-Shekar Swamy

HCC (Hindustan Chamber of Commerce) economic lecture by Shekar Swamy, Group CEO, RK Swamy BBDO Pvt Ltd
(Did not attend the event. Had interactions ahead of the lecture.)
Interactions
Shekar Swamy
Dr N. R. Dave, President, HCC

Playlist - To be catalogued



CII-K. Shanmugam

CII interactive session with K. Shanmugam, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law, Republic of Singapore, as part of Singapore Symposium 2015, co-organised by the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), National University of Singapore
Speakers
Ambassador Gopinath Pillai, Chairman, ISAS, & Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore - Welcome remarks
Panel discussion
Rajshree Pathy, Chairperson, CII Southern Region; & Chairman and Managing Director, Rajshree Sugars - Moderator
Peter Joo Hee Ng, Chief Executive, PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency - The Singapore Water Story
Pang Yee Ean - Group Chief Operating Officer, Surbana Jurong P Ltd, Singapore - Masterplanning: Key to Successful Cities
Sat Pal Khattar, Chairman, Khattar Holdings Group of Companies, Singapore - Law & Business
Interactive session
Ambassador Shyam Saran, Former Foreign Secretary; and Chairman, Research and Information System for Developing Countries, India - Session Chairman
K. Shanmugam
Prof Subrata Kumar Mitra, Director, ISAS - Vote of thanks



Chennais Amirta

Chennais Amirta International Institute of Hotel Management press briefing
(45-minute delay in starting the event)
Speakers
Balaji Seshadri, Consultant
R. Boominathan, CEO
M. S. Bharath, Partner, Anand & Anand

Playlist - To be catalogued



Sunday, 26 July 2015

SYC

SYC (Satyananda Yoga Centre) lecture
Speaker
Sannyasi Shiva Rishi (NKT. M. Jeyagopal)
Interaction
Chandra Nagarajan, Trustee, Swabodhini




Kargil Day 2015

Kargil Day 2015

Playlist details
1 – Before the start of the event
2-4 – Laying of wreaths
5 – GOC arrives and places wreath
6 - Lt Gen Jagbir Singh, SM, VSM, General Officer Commanding (GOC), Dakshin Bharat Area (DBA)
7 - Air Marshal (Retd) P. M. Ramachandran, PVSM, AVSM, SC, VM, Former Vice Chief of Air Staff, Indian Air Force
8 - P. R. Ganapathy, President (India), Villgro
Slideshow of photos

(Requested the GOC to remove the nails on the Memorial structure. Suggested to the PRO that a wreath be placed on behalf of Chennai media, next year.)



Transcendence

Launch of book 'Transcendence - My spiritual experiences with Pramukh Swamiji' by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (Harper)
Speakers
Rajesh Dave, Master of ceremonies
Sadhu Brahmavihari, BAPS (Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha)
Arun Tiwari, Co-author
P. M. Sukumar, CEO, HarperCollins India Ltd
Dr N. R. Dave, President, HCC (Hindustan Chamber of Commerce)
Dr S. Subramanian, Founder Chairman, V. S. Hospital
N. Vittal, Former Central Vigilance Commissioner
Justice S. Vaidyanathan, Judge, Madras High Court
Anandswarup Swami, Akshardham, Gandhinagar

Playlist - To be catalogued



Lawyers' Meet 2015

Inaugural ceremony of Lawyers' Meet 2015 organised by Bar Council of India
Speakers
S. Prabakaran, Co-Chairman, Bar Council of India
D. Selvam, Chairman, Bar Council of Tamil Nadu & Puducherry
A. L. Somayaji, Advocate General of Tamil Nadu
G. Rajagopalan, Additional Solicitor General of India
Manan Kumar Mishra, Chairman, Bar Council of India
Justice Satish K. Agnihotri, Judge, High Court of Madras
Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Chief Justice, High Court of Madras
Justice Uday Umesh Lalit, Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice R. Banumathi, Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice C. Nagappan, Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice Kurian Joseph, Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice V. Gopala Gowda, Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice M. Yusuf Eqbal, Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice F. M. Ibrahim Kalifulla, Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice J. Chelameswar, Judge, Supreme Court of India
D. V. Sadananda Gowda, Union Minister of Law and Justice
P. S. Amalraj, Vice-Chairman, Bar Council of Tamil Nadu & Puducherry




WHEF

WHEF (World Hindu Economic Forum) pre-conference meet
Invocation - Sukanya Ramesh, Actor
Speakers
R. R. Gopaljee, Associate Editor, Dinamalar
Swami Vigyananand, Founder, WHEF
Dr Raja Marimuthu, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Playlist - To be catalogued



BAPS-Brahmavihari

Sadhu Brahmavihari, BAPS (Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha)

Playlist - To be catalogued


CASC-B. Ramana Kumar

CASC (The Chartered Accountants Study Circle) talk on the Black Money Act by B. Ramana Kumar, Advocate

Playlist - To be catalogued



IP-COM

IP-COM press briefing
(Did not attend the event. Interacted with the spokespersons after the press meet, at a different venue.)
Interactions
Bruce Zhou, Sales Director
Pinaki Chatterjee, Director Sales - India & SAARC

Playlist - To be catalogued


NASSCOM Foundation

Shrikant Sinha, CEO, NASSCOM Foundation

Playlist - To be catalogued


NASSCOM-HR Summit 2015

NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) press briefing during HR Summit 2015
Speaker
R. Chandrashekhar, President
Interactions
Sangeeta Gupta, Sr VP
Dr Sandhya Chintala, Vice President
(Notes: Found a NASSCOM staff displaying poor manners towards media.)

Playlist - To be catalogued



HCL Talentcare

S. Sriram, Head - Academics, HCL Talentcare Pvt Ltd
(Unscheduled interaction at Nasscom HR Summit venue.)

Playlist - To be catalogued


Jupiter Electronics

Jupiter Electronics (Vinverth) press briefing
(Did not attend the event. Interacted with the spokesperson ahead of the press meet.)
Interaction
Sajan Joseph George, CEO

Playlist - To be catalogued



Floking

Floking Pipes Pvt Ltd press briefing
(Did not attend the event. Interacted with the spokespersons ahead of the press meet.)
Interactions
S. Anand, CEO
Ankur Khandelwal, Director

Playlist - To be catalogued



Tuesday, 21 July 2015

IITM-PCC

Inauguration of IR Mammographic unit, a joint venture of IITM (Indian Institute of Technology Madras), PCC (Paterson Cancer Center), and NIELIT (National Institute of ELectronics and Information Technology)
Speakers
Dr S. Vijayaraghavan, Managing Director, PCC, & Principal, PSOARS (Paterson School of Oncology and Research Sciences)
Prof Kamakoti Veezhinathan, RISE (Reconfigurable Intelligent Systems Engineering) Lab, Dept of Computer Science & Engineering, IITM
V. Krishnamurthy, Director, NIELIT Chennai
Prof Krishnan Balasubramaniam, Dean, ICSR (Industrial Consultancy & Sponsored Research), IITM
Balaji Lakshmanan, Founder & CEO, iMakeRobots .com

Playlist - To be catalogued


Honda-Jazz

Launch of 3rd Generation Honda Jazz
Speakers
Katsushi Inoue, President & CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd
Sandeep Madan, Zonal Head - South
Jnaneswar Sen, Sr VP, Marketing & Sales

Playlist - To be catalogued



RK-20

Dinner hosted by RK (Rajendra Kumar, Chartered Accountant) to mark the completion of 20 years as CA

Playlist - To be catalogued



ICAI-Arvind Venkatraman

ICAI talk by Arvind Venkatraman on accounting in Chola times

Playlist - To be catalogued


30 Women in Power

Launch of book '30 Women in Power - Their voices, their stories' by FLO (FICCI Ladies Organisation, Chennai)
Speakers
Naina Lal Kidwai, Chairman India, Director HSBC Asia Pacific, & Past President, FICCI - Editor of the book
Dr P. Preetha Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals
Sangeeta Pendurkar, Managing Director, Kellogg India Pvt Ltd
Sanobar Sultana, Moderator of panel discussion

Playlist - To be catalogued



Army Calling

Press briefing of the Recruiting Office (Headquarters) about launching online application in Army recruitment, and mobile app Army Calling
(Did not attend the event. Had interactions ahead of the press meet.)
Interactions
Col Avinash D. Pitre, Director Recruiting
Benedict Gnaniah, CMO, Voobr
V. Shankar, HR Manager, Voobr

Playlist - To be catalogued



Sunday, 19 July 2015

ICITP-K. S. Bharath

Talk by K. S. Bharath, Chairman, Aparajitha Group, in ICITP (International Chamber of Indirect Tax Professionals) 2nd Annual Day

Related links



Ramayana-The Game of Life

Launch of Ramayana - The Game of Life (Jaico) by Shubha Vilas
(Did not attend the event. Interacted with the author, ahead of the launch.)

Playlist - To be catalogued