INFOCOM CIO Connect Raichak, 2016


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INFOCOM CIO Connect Raichak, 2016


The INFOCOM CIO Connect Programme 2016 will bring together over 35 CIOs/ CISOs from Eastern India a with an objective to provide a platform that will promote close networking between CIOs/CISOs/Power IT decision makers and encourage friction of thoughts, interactions about real-life learning and understanding the success momentum within the CIO community.

Through this platform, it is our intent to help CIOs learn and share knowledge, experience and expertise with the peers in the industry. Not only do the CIOs get an opportunity to discuss the technology challenges faced every day, they can also share their thoughts on emerging solutions in tune with the latest trends.


22nd Oct, 2016, SATURDAY

  • 0800 hrs Assemble at Hotel Peerless Inn “Ego Hall”, Calcutta for Breakfast

    0900 hrs – 1200 hrs Departure from Calcutta and Arrival at Raichak

    1200 hrs – 1415 hrs Check-in
    Lunch & Registration at CITADEL, Ground Floor

    1415 hrs – 1430 hrs Welcome address by K K Mahapatra, Organising Secretary – INFOCOM and Associate Vice President – IT, ABP Pvt. Ltd.

    1430 hrs – 1500 hrs SAP HEC – The Foundation for the Digital Transformation Journey

    Keynote Speaker:
    Peter Amor, Head of Sales, HANA Enterprise Cloud Services, APJ, SAP

    1500 hrs – 1600 hrs Panel Discussion: Aligning IT applications to business needs on a secure and safe cloud computing environment

    Alok Raj, Executive Director – Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

    Aseem Gupta, Business Development – HANA Enterprise Cloud, APJ, SAP
    Priyabrata Sarangi, CIO, Exide Industries Ltd.
    Ranjan Basu, CTO, TCG Lifesciences

    1600 hrs – 1615 hrs Tea & Coffee

    1615 hrs – 1700 hrs CIOs Speak: Digital Transformation Story – Part I

    Abhijeet Chatterjee, CIO, Karam Chand Thapar Group
    Manik Paul, Vice President – IT & SAP, Vikram Solar

    1700 hrs - 1830 hrs River Cruise

    1900 hrs onwards - Entertainment Evening followed by Cocktails & Dinner


23rd Oct, 2015, SUNDAY

  • 0800 hrs - 0915 hrs Breakfast at REFLECTION, Second Floor and Checkout

    0915 hrs – 1000 hrs Panel Discussion: Future of Network Security - Benefits of a secure private computing environment

    Moderator: Partha Sengupta, Vice President – IT Services, ITC Infotech India Ltd.
    Chandan Mazumdar, Head – IT, Jadavpur University
    Sumit Poddar, Deputy General Manager – CIS, CESC Ltd.

    1000 hrs – 1030 hrs Collaboration and Enterprise Social Networking

    Keynote Speaker:
    Dipankar Das, Project Lead – Enterprise Business Solutions, Embee Software

    1030 hrs - 1045 hrs Tea & Coffee

    1045 hrs - 1115 hrs GST - An Overview

    Keynote Speaker:
    Alok Raj, Executive Director – Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

    1115 hrs – 1215 hrs Panel Discussion: GST Reforms - Are we ready?

    Alok Raj, Executive Director – Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

    Neeraj Athayle, Head – S/4 HANA for SAP Indian Subcontinent
    Ajay Kumar Dhir, Group CIO & CHRO, Adhunik Group
    Arup Choudhury, CIO, Eveready Industries Ltd.

    1215 hrs – 1300 hrs CIOs Speak: Digital Transformation Story – Part II

    Subhamoy Chakraborti, AVP – IT, Magma Fincorp
    Azfar Shahab, Head – IT, Tega Industries Ltd.

    1300 hrs – 1315 hrs Closing Remarks
    Subhasis Ghosh, Head – IT, Goodricke Group Ltd.

    1315 hrs – 1430 hrs Lunch

    1500 hrs Departure from Raichak to Calcutta




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