Digital Senate

17-19 February 2021

An Initiative By

Tech Observer

Knowledge Partner

Felix Advisory

Communication Partner

Alliance Mantra

OVERVIEW

India’s deep investment into technology and progress in the digital transformation agenda of different sectors have proven to be a great boon in times of pandemic. Many organizations have been able to meet the unprecedented requirement of remote working and business continuity plans on the go, thanks to their existing IT infrastructure.

However, going back to basics requires a greater focus on improving resiliency, agility and innovation in business continuity plans that can match the emphatical connect of pre-covid world. The indispensable IT infra such as data centers, applications, cloud systems, departmental servers and integrated digital devices have now become even more vital.

Technology leaders are tasked with to provide flawless compute, storage and networking experience with enterprise-grade security to the remote workforce who are accessing critical applications and data to ensure uninterrupted service delivery.

Like enterprise, public sector and BFSI leaders are now making pioneering efforts to improve necessary ICT infrastructure, automating various services to improve effective service delivery and they are heavily relying on next-generation technologies for boosting resiliency, agility and bringing equity.

In the first-ever virtual summit of Tech Observer, the industry leaders, senior government officials, technology investors will come on a single platform to explore the unexplored potential of technology for improving resiliency, agility and ensuring equitable digital access.

FOCUS SECTORS

Public Sector

Govtech leaders from government organisations and PSUs will share their tryst with technology in New Normal and how they are using next-generation technologies to mitigate the challenge of the pandemic and build resiliency.

BFSI

The CXOs from Public Banks, Private Banks, Foreign Foreign Banks, Cooperative Banks, Small Finance Banks, Payments Banks and Insurance Companies and NBFCs will share their Digital Transformation agenda in New Normal.

Cyber Security

CISOs from the wide spectrum of government, BFSI and enterprises will join us to explain as to how cybersecurity priorities are changing in pandemic and how they are providing enterprise-grade security in the New Normal.

Utilities

The leaders from the power and energy sector will share their Digital Transformation journey, new challenges faced by them due to pandemic and how 'smart' move such as smart meters are helping them improve efficiency and productivity.

SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS

05+
Knowledge Session

Be a part of the keynote address, web panel discussions, fireside chats and engaging industry presentations from govtech leaders, BFSI stalwarts and cybersecurity experts.

25+
Industry Leaders

Join industry leaders, policymakers and technology experts as they discuss latest developments in the field of the public sector, BFSI, cybersecurity and utilities.

1000+
Delegates

Senior executives and key decision-makers from various industries will come together to deliberate and discuss the Digital Transformation agenda to build resilient IT infra.

05+
Netwokring Hours

Network with industry peers, technology experts, service providers and potential customers via digital exhibition, public live chats and private one-on-one video chats.

ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Virtual Sessions

Virtual keynote address, digital panel discussions and experts presentation from industry leaders.

Digital Roundtable

Exclusive and customised digital roundtable discussions with government officials, policymakers, industry leaders.

Virtual Networking

Network Digitally with who is who of the public sector, BFSI leaders, experts from cybersecurity world and technology providers.

Digital Exhibition

Showcase your products, services and outstanding achievements via exclusive branded and customised booth.

SPEAKERS

Dr. Neeta Verma

Director General, National Informatics Centre

Shri Harmeet Singh

Additional Director General of Police, Government of Assam

Dr Garima Mittal

CEO, Faridabad Smart City, Government of Haryana

Shri Vijay Devnath

CISO and GM (Infra & Security), Centre for Railway Information Systems

Shri Jayant Gupta

Chief General Manager- IS (Technical), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation

Dr Dinesh Tyagi

Managing Director, CSC e-Governance India

Shri Ram Phal Pawar

Director, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)

Dr. V Narayanan Nair

CEO, Tirunelveli Smart City, Government of Tamil Nadu

Shri Prem Kumar Jha

Chief General Manager (IT), Steel Authority of India (SAIL)

Shri Nilkanth Dhondiram Poman

Joint CEO, Pimpri Chinchwad Smart City, Government of Maharashtra

Dr Omkar Rai

Director General, Software Technology Parks of India

Dr Ravi Prakash Meharda

Additional Director General of Police, Government of Rajasthan

Shri Sanjay Kumar Das

Joint Secretary, Department of IT & E, Government of West Bengal

Shri K Venu Gopal

Sr. General Manager (IT), Rural Electrification Corporation (RECL)

Shri Srinivas Muppaneni,

Group CIO, Telangana State Cooperative Apex Bank

Shri Raj Kumar

Managing Director, Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)

Col. Pankaj Dikshit

SVP (IT Infra), Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN)

Shri Golok Kumar Simli

CTO, Passport Seva Project, Ministry of External Affairs

Dr R Harsvardhan

Head - Department of Hospital Administration, SGPGI, Lucknow

Shri Manoj Kumar Jha

CIO & Head of IT, Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML)

AGENDA

10:00 AM – 10:05 AM
Welcome Address by Editor, Tech Observer
10:05 AM – 10:20 AM
Government Leader Keynote Address
10:20 AM – 10:45 AM
Industry Leader Keynote Address
10:45 AM – 11:05 AM
Expert Session from Industry
10.45 AM – 11.15 AM
Networking Break & Visit to Expo
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Fireside Discussion with public sector leader
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Next-Generation Technologies for effective public service delivery in New Normal
12:30 PM – 12:45 PM
Expert Session from Industry leader
12:45 PM – 01:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Building Resilient Government IT Infra — Compute, Storage and Networking
01:30 PM – 01:40 PM
Networking Break & Visit to Expo
01:40 PM – 02:00 PM
Expert Session: Reimagining ICT in education in New Normal
02:00 PM – 02:45 PM
Panel Discussion: Going Back to Basic: Contactless Transportation
02:45 PM – 03:00 PM
Expert Session: AI, ML and IoT for Agriculture
03:00 PM – 03:45 PM
Panel Discussion: Remote Working/Business Continuity Plans for public sector
03.45 PM – 04.00 PM
Thank you Note
10:00 AM – 10:05 AM
Welcome Address by Editor, Tech Observer
10:05 AM – 10:20 AM
BFSI Leader Keynote Address
10:20 AM – 10:45 AM
Industry Leader Keynote Address
10:45 AM – 11:05 AM
Expert Session from Industry
11.05 AM – 11.15 AM
Networking Break & Visit to Expo
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Fireside Discussion with Expert BFSI Leader
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Making a Resilient Bank in 2021
12:30 PM – 12:45 PM
Expert Session from Industry
12:45 PM – 01:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Fintech priorities in New Normal
01:30 PM – 01:40 PM
Networking Break & Visit to Expo
01:40 PM – 02:00 PM
Expert Session: Redefining Customer Experience in New Normal for BFSI
02:00 PM – 02:45 PM
Panel Discussion: Powering your bank with next-gen technologies
02:45 PM – 03:00 PM
Expert Session: InsureTech — Covering Risk Digitally
03:00 PM – 03:45 PM
Panel Discussion: Digital Payment — The art of leapfrogging in difficult times
03.45 PM – 04.00 PM
Thank you Note
10:00 AM – 10:05 AM
Welcome Address by Editor, Tech Observer
10:05 AM – 10:20 AM
Cyber Security Leader Keynote Address
10:20 AM – 10:45 AM
Industry Leader Keynote Address
10:45 AM – 11:05 AM
Expert Session from Industry
11.05 AM – 11.15 AM
Networking Break & Visit to Expo
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Fireside Discussion with Expert Cyber Security Leader
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Securing Digital Frontier of India in New Normal – The Law Enforcement Response
12:30 PM – 12:45 PM
Expert Session: Reimagining Security at scale for the remote workforce
12:45 PM – 01:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Moving to the Edge in New Age: Building Resilient Network, Cloud and Endpoints
01:30 PM – 01:40 PM
Networking Break & Visit to Expo
01:40 PM – 02:00 PM
Expert Session: From Culture to Technology — Establishing an End-to-End Secure, Digital Organisation
02:00 PM – 02:45 PM
Panel Discussion: Risk–benefit Assessment — Cyber Risks of IoT and A.I. automation
02:45 PM – 03:00 PM
Fireside Chat: Data Privacy and Cybersecurity post the passage of Personal Data Protection Bill 2019
03:00 PM – 03:45 PM
Utilities Panel Discussion: CXO Panel — Unlocking the value from Smart Meters
03.45 PM – 04.00 PM
Thank you Note

DIGITAL SENATE AWARDS

Digital Senate Awards have been constituted to encourage innovation, excellence and use of technology in the field of the public sector, BFSI and Cyber Security. Organisations from both government and private sector and individuals who have immensely contributed towards technology proliferation can nominate their outstanding projects and efforts for evaluation and recognition.

Public Sector
The awards categories are open to all kinds of public sector organisations including government departments, PSU and state corporations.

BFSI
In BFSI, Banks, Insurance Companies, NBFCs, MFIs, Housing Finance Companies and Corporates providing services or solutions to the BFSI sector can apply.

Cyber Security
Organisations that are dealing in cyber security space such as cyber security companies and government organisation can nominate their projects.

Individual
Other than the organisations, Digital Senate will also recognise and confer awards and recognition to technology leaders who have immensely contributed for the promotion of innovation, excellence and use of technology under CIO, CXO, CISO and GovTech categories.

WHO WILL ATTEND

  • Ministers
  • Secretaries
  • IT Secretaries from all states
  • CMDs, MDs, DMDs, EDs of PSUs and BFSI
  • Director Generals — STPI, CSC, NIC, NeGD
  • Smart Cities CEO, Municipal Commissioners
  • Chief Information Officers (CIOs)
  • Chief Technology Officers (CTOs)
  • Chief Innovation Officers (CINOs)
  • Chief Risk Officers (CROs)
  • Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs)
  • Chief Operating Officers (COOs)
  • IT Head of PSUs
  • Cyber Security Head
  • Niti Aayog
  • Officials from Ministry of IT
  • Officials from Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs
  • Officials from Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Officials from Ministry of Health
  • Officials from CERT-In
  • Officials from Ministry of Finance
  • Officials from Ministry of Transport
  • Officials from Ministry of Education
  • Industry Lead
  • SeMT Head
  • IT Head
  • IT Head of PSUs
  • Cyber Security Head
  • SeMT Head
  • SIO, NIC

HOW TO ATTEND

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Digital Senate is a virtual summit which is being organised by Tech Observer. It focuses on Public Sector, BFSI, Cybersecurity and Utility. The industry leaders, senior government officials, technology investors, BFSI leaders and Cyber Security Experts will come on a single platform to explore the unexplored potential of technology for improving resiliency, agility and ensuring equitable digital access.
Digital Senate begins from February 17, 2020 (Wednesday) and ends on February 19, 2020 (Friday). Sessions will be conducted between 10:30 am to 04:00 pm (IST) each day.
This is a virtual event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate from your convenient location. The virtual event is accessible from computer, mobile and tablet devices.
To promote partnership, quality knowledge and awareness about technology, all sessions of the event will be accessible free of cost.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use those details to access the online event.
Yes. Like any physical event, you will be able to collect documents/takeaways from different booths and then email them to yourself by simply entering your details.
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Why You Should Participate

DELEGATE

  • Enrich your knowledge on latest development in technology
  • Network and connect with experts, speakers and attendees
  • Chat with your peers and share your views
  • Download brochures and other exhibit materials
  • Give your feedback on each session
  • Replay on demand sessions at your convenience
  • Selfie-Booth for social media promotion

PARTNER

  • Connect with target audience
  • Customise your session and panel discussion
  • Get interactive branding opportunities
  • Real-time audience interactions with polls and surveys
  • Share your Portfolio, Case Studies and Testimonials with visitors
  • Customise your exhibition stalls
  • Station a company representative to offer solutions to queries

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CONTACT US

For Speaking Opportunity

Priyanka Sharma
[email protected]
+91- 850-587-2697

For Partnership Opportunity

Kailash Purohit
[email protected]
+91- 850-587-2697

Digital Senate 2021
February 17-19, 2021

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