INFOCOM SME FORUM 2015, Chennai

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INFOCOM SME FORUM 2015, Chennai

INTRODUCTION

Every year INFOCOM hosts Industry Specific Forums/Connect programmes across locations throughout the year. These platforms focus on key drivers of the industry to help propel the development and growth of the vertical.

This year Tamil Nadu Small and Tiny Industries Association (TANSTIA) and Microsoft have joined hands with INFOCOM, to present the SME Forum 2015, Pune Chapter that focuses on the growth potential of small and medium enterprises by leveraging technology in the region.

AGENDA

17:30 hrs – 18:00 hrs Registration over Tea & Coffee
18:00 hrs – 18:15 hrs Welcome and Introductions
18:15 hrs – 18:45 hrs

Driving growth in Tamil Nadu through SMEs

Chief Guest: Thiru Kumar Jayant, IAS,  Secretary – Department of Micro, Small & Medium Industries, Government of Tamil Nadu

18:45 hrs – 19:00 hrs

Microsoft Perspectives

Speaker: Meetul Patel, General Manager, SMS&P, Microsoft India 

19:00 hrs – 19:10 hrs

Perspectives from Microsoft Partner

Speaker: Bright Augustus, Lead – Cloud Consulting, Quadra Systems

19:10 hrs – 19:20 hrs

Perspectives from Microsoft SME Customer

19:20 hrs – 19:30 hrs

Unlocking the potential of SMEs

Speaker: Ajay Thakur, Head, BSE - SME

19:30 hrs – 20:30 hrs

Panel Discussion: Empowering SMEs for India 2025

Chairperson: K Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, TANSTIA FNF Service Centre

Panelists:

S M Jamkhandi, Director, MSME Development Institute

Ajay Thakur, Head, BSE – SME

Naval Gupta, General Manager – MSME, Indian Overseas Bank

Senthuran Sendil Kumar, Founder and Managing Director, Xpertyle Consulting

Meetul Patel, General Manager, SMS&P, Microsoft India

20:30 hrs onwards Networking Dinner

Star Speakers