Agenda

for unparalleled discussion with visionary speakers.

The Summit is targeted towards enabling Indian government and ministries to speed up the process of developing a flourished Blockchain and Cryptocurrency ecosystem. Global Blockchain brands and government bodies are joining to make India, a Blockchain capital.

Building a strong

Blockchain
Ecosystem

across the country

Establishing

Crypto
Policies

for digital India

Main Stage Event Agenda

  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Registration & High Tea

  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Keynote with opening ceremony

    India redesigning system of trust for the survival of human race

    • Kumar Gaurav, Chairman, Auxesis Group
  • 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

    Keynote

    Welcome Speech by IIM Lucknow

    • Prof. Rajiv K Srivastava, Director IIM Lucknow
  • 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

    Keynote

    How Indian trade is being impacted with rise of new technologies

    • Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry, Government of India
  • 11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

    Special Event

    Launch of Auxledger Public Network

    • Akash Gaurav, CEO, Auxesis Group
  • 11:30 AM – 11:30 AM

    Keynote

    How startups are contributing in building a new India

    • Shri Alok Sinha, Secretary, IT Department, UP Government
  • 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

    Panel Discussion

    Aadhaar violating Indian rights? Aadhaar on Blockchain - a potential solution!

    The rapid march of Aadhaar came to a sudden halt with its declaration on acting unconstitutionally and violating fundamental Indian rights! This also halted the new ways of innovations happening by FinTech. Is it time to redesign Aadhaar while ensuring the data ownership resides with the citizen and yet safe, secure and effective.

    • Vishal Gupta CEO, Diro
    • A media representative from Aadhaar
    • An UIDAI representative
    • Kaliya Young, India-U.S. Public Interest Technology Fellow
    • Moderator: A media representative
  • 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM

    Panel Discussion

    Indian Blockchain pioneers: Learning from the first Implementation

    From Banking and Supply Chain, these corporates are pioneer in emerging technologies including Blockchain. The panelists from these esteemed organisations will speak about the innovation they brought and challenges they faced. The panelists will also speak about where is the technology adoption in their organisation now and what to expect in next 3 years.

    • Abhishek Gupta, Senior Manager, Axis Bank
    • Executive from Yes Bank
    • Executive from Bajaj Automobiles
    • Executive from Relaince Industries Limited
  • Lunch Break

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

    Keynote

    Indian universities role in building a first generation Entrepreneur

    • Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Science & Technology, Government of India
  • 2:15 PM – 2:30 PM

    Special Event

    Inaugration of L-Incubator

  • 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

    Keynote

    Enabling a Billion population with IT access - Struggles & Challenges

    • Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law and Justice, Government of India
  • 2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

    Panel Discussion

    Is Blockchain ready to scale and serve Billion population user base?

    The evolution of Blockchain technology, and innovation in doing more with Blockchain is maybe faster than any other technolgy witnessed earlier in the centuries. Does last 10 years of innovation in the technology has battle proofed it to sustain for a billion population user base of India? Our panelists consisting of core Blockchain expertise will discuss on where does Blockchain technology lie.

    • Debajani Mohanty, Author, Ethereum for Architects and Developers
    • Ramani Ramchandran, CEO, Zenprivex
    • Srinivas Mahankali, Head, Blockchain CoE, UL Technology Solutions (ULCCS)
    • Ashish Banerjee, Ex-Director, Oracle
    • Moderator: Sudhir Chaudhary, CTO, Auxesis Group
  • 3:30 PM – 3:45 PM

    Keynote

    Rise of a new & transparent India with Blockchain e-governance

    • Anurag Batra, Chairman & Editor in chief - BW Business World
  • 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

    Panel Discussion

    A transparent e-governance for World's largest democracy

    Blockchain is creating new ways of how a Government should function. Has Indian Government started realising this change? The panel will reflect and discuss on what will be the scenario of Indian e-governance in 2030 and will Blockchian technology be at the heart of it?

    • Neeta Verma, Director, National Informatics Centre Services Incorporated
    • Shri Alok Sinha, Secretary, IT Department, UP Government
    • Sreeram Ananthasayanam, Partner, PwC
  • 4:30 PM – 4:45 PM

    Keynote

    Bitcoin value proposition

    • Tone Vyas, World’s top 100 Blockchain influencer
  • 4:45 PM – 5:30 PM

    Panel Discussion

    Opening Cryptos for a Billion Population. Is Indian regulations ready?

    From Banking and Supply Chain, these corporates are pioneer in emerging technologies including Blockchain. The panelists from these esteemed organisations will speak about the innovation they brought and challenges they faced. The panelists will also speak about where is the technology adoption in their organisation now and what to expect in next 3 years.

    • Vaibhav Parikh, Global tax Lawyer, Nishith Desai Associates
    • A Secretary from Finance Ministry
    • An Executive from SEBI
    • Dr. Chandan Chowdhury, Associate Dean, Indian School of Business
  • 5:30 PM – 5:45 PM

    Corporate Presentation

    PWC

    • Sreeram Ananthasayanam, Partner, PwC
  • 5:45 PM – 6:00 PM

    Corporate Presentation

    Deloitte

    • Yukti Arora, Director, Deloitte
  • 6:00 PM – 6:15 PM

    Corporate Presentation

    Auxesis

    • Akash Gaurav, CEO, Auxesis Group
  • 6:15 PM – 6:30 PM

    Corporate Presentation

    Accenture

    • Sanjeev Narsipur, Managing Director, Accenture
  • 6:30 PM – 6:45 PM

    Keynote

    Google take on Blockchain startups

    • Krishnachytanya Ayyagiri, Global programs manager, Google
  • 6:45 PM

    Closing Notes, briefing on Day 2

  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Networking & Drinks

  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Cultural Program

    • For Everyone
  • 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

    Gala Dinner

  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Registration & High Tea

  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

    Keynote

    Explaining Blockchain Technology to your GrandMa

    • Dr. Chandan Chowdhury, Associate Dean, Indian School of Business
  • 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

    Panel Discussion

    Blockchain skill development for young India

    Many believe Indian educational system are still centuries old! What does policy makers think of it. What is their take on ensuring India lies ahead in the Blockchain technologies and developing crucial skills on-time!

    • Prof. Akbar Ansari, Managing Director, IIM Lucknow Enterprise Incubation Center
    • Mahadeo Jaisawal, Director, IIM Sambalpur
    • MP Gupta, Head of Management Department, IIT Delhi
    • Vikram Pandya, Director FinTech, S P Jain
    • Moderator: Col. Rajiv Bhargava, Associate Director, MIGM (ISB)
  • 11:15 AM – 11:30 AM

    Keynote

    Auxledger: A Network for Advancing Trillion Dollar Indian Economy

    • Akash Gaurav, CEO, Auxesis Group
  • 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

    Panel Discussion

    Cryptocurrencies: A problem? or solution? to the digital crimes & money laundaring

    Across the globe cryptocurrencies have been seen at first by regulators as a tool of crime and money landaring. However many cases has proved that utilising this correctly we can curb out crimes which could have been impossible if cryptos were not involved! Our panelists will share their insight on what's current placement of crypto's in the world's eye.

    • Tone Vays, World’s top 100 Blockchain influencer
    • An Executive from RBI
    • A Secretary from Finance Ministry
    • A Representative from Cyber Crime
    • Moderator: A media representative
  • 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM

    Panel Discussion

    Blockchain & FinTech evolution for digital cashless India

    India is passing through a wave of becoming cashless and e-money formation. Innovation by Indian FinTech startups, Banks and Governments are on an all time high. The esteemed panel will discuss on the formation of cashless India and what to expect in next 3 years. Highlighting a focus on what role cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology will play in this.

    • Archit Aggarwal, CPO, Cashaa
    • Saurabh Jain, Vice President, Paytm
    • Prasanna Lohar, Head, Innovation & Architecture, DCB bank Ltd.
    • Amit Goel, Founder & CSO, MEDICI
    • Moderator: Ravikant Agrawal, Principal Consultant, Infosys
  • Lunch

    1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  • 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

    Panel Discussion

    Alternative equity investment for an average Indian around the Globe 

    In last decade we have seen investment opportunities growing faster than ever. We are at a point where globe's middle class are also able to invest in high return opportunities. The open sharing ecosystem has flourished throughout the world. One of the most effective ways to even out the economy. Has Indian middle class investors opened up to this new sharing economy? 

    • Prashant Surana
    • Aakash Shah, Co-Founder, NeonVest
    • Moderator: Kumar Gaurav, Chairman, Auxesis Group
  • 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

    Panel Discussion

    Lack of innovation or funding? Where does Indian Blockchain Ecosystem resides in the globe

    Undoubtedely, Indian entrepreneurial ecosystem has grown rapidly in last decade. Yet the most successful Indian startups are the copies of global success cases. What are the challenges an Indian entrepreneur face? The panelist will discuss on what are the short comings in Indian ecosystem and what can be done to improve this.

    • Ashwin Srivastava, Co-Founder, Idein Ventures
    • Vaibhav Vardhan, Founder and CEO, Inc42 Media
    • S M Rounaque Mustafa, VP L Incubator, IIM Lucknow
    • Dhianu Das, Co-Founder, Luxury Ride, Angel Investor, GoMechanic
    • Moderator: Gaurav Dubey, CEO, O1EX
  • News & Announcements / Awards

    3:45 PM
  • 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

    Panel Discussion

    Funds for innovation: Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies landscape, what is attracting investors?

    Indian VC's has reflected positivity towards Blockchain while negatives toward cryptocurrencies; is it just regulation or something else as a deciding factor? What attracts Indian VC's in a technology startup. Learn from our panel constitutes of VC's and funds of what they are looking for!

    • Akash Mehta, Investment Manager, Capital18
    • Sanjay Kumar, Chief General Manager, HPCL
    • Girish Shivani, Executive Director, YourNest Angel Fund
    • Bharti Jacob, Founder, Seedfund.in
    • Moderator: Manish Chhajed, Founder & MD, Sweat Equity Partners
  • 4:30 PM – 4:45 PM

    Corporate Presentation

    Tech Mahindra

    • Rajesh Dhuddu, Global Blockchain Leader, Tech Mahindra
  • 4:45 PM – 5:00 PM

    Corporate Presentation

    Infosys

    • Sarang Bhoyar, Blockchain Leader, InfoSys Management Consulting
  • 5:00 PM – 5:15 PM

    Corporate Presentation

    Cognizant

    • Kapil Apshankar, Global Head Application Modernization, Cognizant
  • 5:15 PM – 5:30 PM

    Corporate Presentation

    IBM

    • Harsh Kumar, Partner & Executive Director, IBM India
  • 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM

    Panel Discussion

    Blockchian - Redefining trust among interconnected global supply chain

    With increasing complexity of business cases in manufacturing sector, transparency has been completely lost. In this interconnected global supply chain; learn from our panelists on how they are opening up this supply chain process to bring trust and authenticity in food we eat and clothes we wear.

    • Dhruv Agarwal, Co-Founder, Shipsy
    • Farman Baig, CEO, Wat-a-burger
    • Srinivas Mahankali, Head, Blockchain CoE, UL Technology Solutions (ULCCS)
    • Marut Dutt, Process Design Consultant, Engineers India Limited
    • Moderator: A media representative
  • 6:15 PM – 6:45 PM

    Startup Pitch Winners

  • Closing Notes

    6:45 PM