Round table


Sify TEQzest an exclusive event held in association with INFOCOM aims to provide a technology collaboration platform for industry leaders, senior IT decision makers, government PSU executives and SME heads to engage, interact and share ICT transformation trends and best practices.This is an excellent opportunity to deliberate and share your experiences on the ICT challenges you face in your respective industry verticals.

TEQzest aims at bringing the top industry minds together & identify how businesses can be made agile through digital integration & convergence leading to transformation.


5.30 pm - 6.00 pm Registration over Tea & Coffee
6.00 pm – 6.15 pm Welcome and Introductions
6.15 pm – 6.45 pm

Digital Transformation Strategy in Assam 

Opening Keynote Address:

V K Pipersenia, IAS, Chief Secretary, Government of Assam 

Keynote Speaker:

Keshab Mahanta,  Hon’ble Minister for IT, Science & Technology and Water Resources, Government of Assam

6.45 pm – 7.15 pm

Transformation – The ICT Way


Hirak Mukherjee, Technology Transformation Leader, Sify Technologies 

7.15 pm – 7.30 pm

Transforming lives through Digital Adoption


Prof. Dr. Gautam Barua, Director, IIIT Guwahati

7.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Power Panel Discussion: Integrate. Converge. Transform – The New Mantra for Success 

Moderator: Vidur Gupta, Director – Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP


Prateek Hajela, IAS,  Commissioner & Secretary, Home and Political Department and State Coordinator – NRC, Government of Assam

Surajit Neog, CIO, Amalgamated Plantations Ltd

Prof. Dr. Chandan Tilak Bhunia, Director, NIT Arunachal Pradesh

Deepak Goswami, Senior Technical Director and Head of Assam State Centre, National Informatics Centre

Hirak Mukherjee, Technology Transformation Leader, Sify Technologies Ltd. 

8.30 pm – 8.35 pm

Closing Remarks by

Nihar Chakraborty, Senior Vice President & COO – East and SAARC Countries, Sify Technologies

8.35 pm onwards Entertainment Evening followed by Cocktail & Dinner 

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