The India Chapter of TDWI (The Data Warehouse Institute) is conducting a workshop on titled "Information Engineering And Analytics - Learning Using A Complex System", on 4th June. The workshop will be held at the Danube Auditorium, Mahindra Satyam Campus, Hi-Tech City.
This is a half-day workshop from 1pm to 5:30pm, and eminent personalities from various walks of life will be sharing their valued views on different topics, as per the schedule given below:
1:00pm to 2:00pm - Coffee & Reception
2:00pm to 2:15pm - Welcome address - Rajan Nagarajan, Mahindra Satyam
2:15pm to 2:45pm - Smart Cities For India - Can We Get There? - Karuna Gopal, Foundation For Futuristic Cities
2:45pm to 3:15pm - Overview on Analytical Techniques And Methods - Sushil Anand, SAS
3:15pm to 3:30pm - Tea/Snack Break
3:45pm to 4:15pm - Technology: Addressing "Quality Of Life" - Prof. K S Rajan, IIIT Hyderabad
4:15pm to 4:45pm - State Of The Art: BI and Analytics? - Girish Venkatachaliah, IBM Software Labs
4:45pm to 5:15pm - Spotlight: BI, PM, IM - Market Dynamics - Balaji Thiruvenkatachari, Mahindra Satyam
5:15pm to 5:30pm - Special Lecture: Preparing For The Future - Prof. Uday B Desai, IIT Hyderabad
5:30pm - Vote Of Thanks
Rajan Nagarajan is the CIO, Sr. Vice President and Global Head, of Competency Solutions, MahindraSatyam (Msat). He is responsible for leading and building capabilities and competencies towards enabling the development and implementation of enterprise solutions at MSat. Prior to MSat, he spent almost 3 decades in the US in leadership roles at JBS Swift & Co, Philips Medical Systems, Kellogg and Ford.
Karuna Gopal is the President of Foundation For Futuristic Cities (FFC), an Urban Advisory services organization with a vision to transform Indian cities into economically vibrant, equitable and responsive cities. FFC has contributed to the City Development Strategies of several JNUURM cities in India. Gopal has contributed to the City Development and Reform Projects of DFID (UK), USAID and the World Bank. She is a faculty member at the ASCI / WBI (World Bank Institute) Certification program on Urban Management.
Sushil Anand is Senior Consultant, Technology Practice, SAS. He has over 10 years of experience in Business Analytics, in the fields of product management, delivery, consulting, sales support and business development; in verticals that include the public sector, BFSI and manufacturing. Prior to SAS, Sushil worked with IBM and TCS; and dealt with customers that included Apple, GEHC, General Motors and Ford.
Girish Venkatachaliah is India Head, IM & Business Analytics, IBM Software Research Labs. He is among the youngest executives in IBM-India. During his 12+ year career with IBM, he has served in a variety of other roles, including Technical Alliances & ISV management, Server Release Management, and even as a developer. Girish has several patent-pending disclosures and accepted/published works in top-rated conferences, VLDB and ICDE being a few.
K S Rajan is an Associate Professor, IIIT Hyderabad. He heads the Lab For Spatial Informatics (LSI), and has interests in the field of Spatial Technologies including GIS and Remote Sensing. His research activities have been in the fields of science and engineering.
Balaji Thiruvenkatachari is the BI Head, Mahindra Satyam. He is a thought-leader and a certified management consultant. He is passionate about extending Information Technology to enable better decision-making. In his recent role as a BI Competency leader, he has been working towards making BI a differentiator for Mahindra Satyam.
Prof. Uday B Desai is the Director, IIT Hyderabad. From 1979 to 1984, he was an Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering department at Washington State University, and an Associate Professor at the same place from 1984 to 1987. Since 1987, he has been a Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at IIT Bombay. He was Dean Of Students at IIT Bombay from August 2000 to July 2002. He has held Visiting Associate Professors' positions at Arizona State University, Purdue University, EPFL, and Stanford University. From July 2002 to June 2004, he was the Director of HP-IITM R & D Laboratory at IIT Madras. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, the Indian National Academy of Engineering and the Institution Of Electronic & Telecommunication Engineers (IETE).
The India Chapter of The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI) was formed in order to enable local BI/DW professionals to -
- Meet regularly with each other on a regional basis
- Share best practices in a small group setting
- Establish a strong network of peers
- Gain technical advice and career direction
Anyone can become a member, but you do not need to be a TDWI member to attend this workshop. Registration, however, is mandatory, and free.
You can register online through http://tdwichapters.org/pages/india/event-registration.aspx. Please contact tdwi[dot]india[at]gmail[dot]com, or Surya Putchala at 99636-97775, for further details.