DAY 1 – Tuesday, 13th Wednesday, 2017

9.00 hrs - 9.30 hrs:
Registration opens


10.00 hrs - 11:30 hrs:
Inaugural Session

Description: Welcome Address: Shri. M F Farooqui, IAS (Retd), Chairman, Broadband India Forum
Industry Address: Shri. Gaurav Kharod, Chairman, BIF Satcom Committee & Country Head, Intelsat India
Industry Address: Satellite Services to SAARC/ neighboring countries-Talk by Mr. K. Krishna, CTO-Hughes
Special Address: Shri Kiran Kumar, Chairman, ISRO (Special Guest of Honour)*
Special Address: Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, NitiAayog (Special Guest of Honour)*
Special Address: Shri. R S Sharma, Chairperson, TRAI (Special Guest of Honour)
Vote of Thanks: Shri. T.V. Ramachandran, President, Broadband India Forum


11:30 hrs - 12:30 hrs:
Morning Networking Tea


12.00 hrs - 13:30hrs: Session 1
Satcom Mobility & Inflight Communications

Introduction by Chairman: Shri R.N. Choubey, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA)*
Co-Chair: Shri UK Srivastava, Pr. Advr (NSL), TRAI

Panelist 1: Speaker from Inmarsat
Panelist 2: Speaker from Bharucha & Partners
Panelist 3: Speaker from LMI Pamers
Panelist 4: Speaker from Panasonic/Global Eagle/GogoAir
Concluding Remarks: Shri UK Srivastava, Pr. Advsr (NSL), TRAI | Q&A/Discussion from the House


13:30 hrs - 14:30 hrs :
Networking Lunch


14:30 hrs - 16:00 hrs: Session 2
Ease of doing business in Satcom

Introduction by Chairman Shri NK Sinha, Secretary, MIB
Panelist 1: Speaker from Intelsat
Panelist 2: Speaker from Asiasat/Hughes
Panelist 3: Indian Broadcaster
Panelist 4: International Broadcaster
Concluding Remarks: Shri NK Sinha, Secretary, MIB | Q&A/Discussion from the House


16:00 hrs - 16:30 hrs:
Networking Tea


16:30 hrs - 18:00 hrs: Session 3
Role of Satcom Innovations, New Technologies in Digital India

Introduction by Chairman: Shri N. Sivasailam, Addl. Secretary (T), DOT
Panelist 1: Joint presentation by Shri Shri PK Garg-ex WA & Chairman, RRB, ITU & Shri Rajesh Mehrotra,
ex Sr. Expert, Space Services Dept, ITU
Panelist 2: Shri Gaurav Kharod, Country Head, Intelsat India
Panelist 3: Shri Sathya Narayanaswamy, Country Manager, Viasat
Panelist 4: Shri Pradip Nath, MD, Tata Nelco | Q&A/Discussion from the House


18:00 hrs - 18:30 hrs:
Tea Break


18:30 hrs - 20:00 hrs: Plenary cum Valedictory Session:
Satcom Broadband for Inclusive Growth

Welcome Address: Shri T.V. Ramachandran, President, Broadband India Forum
Industry Address: Shri Gaurav Kharod, Country Head, Intelsat India
Special Address: Smt. Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary-Telecom, (Special Guest of Honour)
Release of White Paper: Release of White Paper on “Role of Satellite Broadband for Digital India with special focus on NTP 2018
Keynote Address: Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble MOC for Communications
Vote of Thanks: Shri Parag Kar, Vice President, Broadband India Forum


20:00 hrs onwards:
Networking DInner


 

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