Speakers

Opening Session

R S Sharma
Chief Secretary, Jharkhand




 
Steven W. Berglund
Chief Executive Officer and President
Trimble, USA

K K Singh
Chairman & CEO, Rolta Group

Narsing Rao
CMD, Coal India Ltd

Dr V K Dhadwal
Director
National Remote Sensing Centre

Plenary Session 1 - Defining Business Directions Of Geospatial Industry

Chair: Maj Gen (Dr.) R Siva Kumar
CEO
NSDI
Bio
Juergen Dold
President
Hexagon Geosystems
Switzerland
Bio | Abstract
Pradeep Nair
Managing Director
Autodesk
India and SAARC
Bio | Abstract
Bhupinder Singh
Senior Vice President
Bentley Systems
USA
Bio
Suren Ruhela
Director
Google Maps Content Operations & Product Manager
India Maps
Bio

Plenary Session 2 - Enabling Industrialization With Geospatial Workflows

Chair: Mark Reichardt
President &CEO
Open Geospatial Consortium
USA
Bio | Abstract
Dr. Andreas Ulrich
CTO
RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems
Germany
Bio | Abstract
Steven Hagan
Vice President of Development for Server Technologies
Oracle, USA
Bio
B N Devaiah
Chief Executive
Secon Private Ltd
Bio
Rajesh Kalra
Managing Director
Atkins
Bio
Alan Abraham
Abraham John Architects
India
Bio | Abstract

Plenary 3 - Convergence: Fostering Innovations In Applications

Chair & Lead speaker: B N Satpathy
Sr. Advisor E&F and S&T
Planning Commission
Bio
P D Meena
Special Secretary
Department of Land Resources
Ministry of Rural Development
Bio
Barbara J. Ryan
Secretariat Director
Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
Switzerland
Bio
B N Sharma
Joint Secretary
Ministry of Power
Bio
Agendra Kumar
President
NIIT GIS
Bio

SYMPOSIUMS

GEOAGRI

Moderator: Mark Noort
Editor - Agriculture, Geospatial World Magazine
Dr. Pramod K. Joshi
Director - South Asia, International Food Policy Research Institute
Dr. S. Ayyappan
Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) & Director General, –& Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture
Dr. Chandrashekhar Biradar
Head - Geoinformatics, International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA)
Abstract
Amit Bhardwaj
Head Sugar Research, Indian Sugar Mills Association
Dr. G.P. Obi Reddy
Sr. Scientist & Incharge - GIS Section, National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning
Chris Gibson
Vice President, Trimble, USA
Joseph Plappallil J.
Chairman cum Managing Director, Agriculture Insurance Company of India, Ministry of Finance
Dr. J.P. Mishra
Adviser - Agriculture, Planning Commission
Dr. Animesh Shrivastava
Lead Agriculture Economist, South Asia Agriculture and Rural Development, World Bank
Dr. B. Venkateswarlu
Director, Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture
Dr. K. C. Bansal
Director, National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR), Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Dr. Narendra Singh Rathore
Vice Chancellor, Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University
Dr. T. S. Sharma
Project Director, State Remote Sensing Application Centre, Rajasthan
Dr. Ramesh Kumar Sharma
Chief Soil Survey Officer, Soil and Land Use Survey of India
M.L. Nagpal
General Manager, Movement, Food Corporation of India, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Dr. P.G. Diwakar
Deputy Director, Remote Sensing Application
National Remote Sensing Centre
Dr. R.S. Hooda
Chief Scientist, Haryana Space Applications Centre
Dr. Brijendra Pateriya
Director, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre
Girish Jain
Business Head - Machine Control division, Elcome Technologies
Abstract
Dr Rowan Barling
Group Manager Government and Environmental Agencies, Sinclair Knight Merz Australia
Prasenjit Gupta
Practice Head, GNSS Solutions, Stesalit
Dr Rowan Barling
Group Manager Government and Environmental Agencies, Sinclair Knight Merz Australia

GEOWATER

Dr. J N Singh
Managing Director, Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam

Sushil Gupta
Chairman, Central Ground Water Board

Atanu Pattanayak
Vice President & Territory Executive, Bentley Systems

T. Venkatraju
Engineer-in-Chief, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board

Dr Subrata N Das
Director, Maharashtra Remote Sensing Application Centre

Dr. J. R.Sharma
Scientist/Engineer 'H', Chief General Manager, Regional Remote Sensing Centers, Project Director, India-WRIS

Dr. Giriraj Amarnath
Researcher - Remote Sensing & GIS, International Water Management Institute

H Hemanth Kumar
Head - Karnataka State Spatial Data Infrastructure

Venu Gopal. K
Joint Director, AP Ground Water department

Dr. Ravinder Kaur
Project Director, Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute

Ashish Arora
Enterprise Solutions Consultant Intergraph SG&I

M Mehta
Ground Water Management Expert EU SPP TA Team, Rajasthan India

Dr. Sanjay Dahasahasra
Founder - Dahasahasra Waternet
(Ex Member Secretary, Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran and Ex- President Indian Water Work Association)

Dr. Subhash Chandra
Senior Scientist Ground Water Division, NGRI, Hyderabad

Sanjay Gupta
Ex-officio Special Secretary to Government, Planning Department and Director General, Andhra Pradesh

Rajeev Chawla
* Managing Director, Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board

Venugopal Parasuraman
Vice President, Amigo Optima Software Solutions

Mahendra Mehta
Ground Water Management Expert, European Union


GEOMINING

B. Surender Mohan
CMD
Neyveli Lignite


 
Gopal Singh
CMD, Central Coalfields Ltd

Prof D C Panigrahi
Director, Indian School of Mines

A K Bhandari
Sr Advisor, Federation of Indian Mineral Industries

Dr. D R Patel
Joint Director - Geology, Directorate of Geology & Mining, Chattisgarh

Dr. Chandru Asnani
Director - Technical, Indian Rare Earths Ltd

Dr. Antonio Machado E Silva
Director & Senior Consultant, AMS Kepler, Brazil

Dwaipayan Dighal
Regional Sales - Geospatial Intergraph SG&I

Narendra Kavedia
General Manager - Exploration, Hindustan Zinc Ltd

D U Vyas
General Manager - Geology & Technical,
Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Ltd

A. Subhash Babu
Research Scholar, Osmania University

V K Misar
Senior Mining Geologist
Indian Bureau of Mines

Dinakar Devireddy
Sr Project Manager
Infotech Enterprises

Shailesh Shankar
Manager – Sales Engineering – Asia Pacific
DigitalGlobe


GEOCITIES

T. Sheshadri
Advisor and Head - IT, Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike


 
Dilip Singh Anwar
Joint Director - IT, New Delhi Municipal Council

U N Tiwari
Institutional Expert, N.J.S. Engineers

Dan Campbell
Systems Analyst II - GIS & CADD Services Branch IT Dept, Financial Services Group, City of Vancouver, Canada
P K Mishra
Chief Assessment Officer, Varanasi Nagar Nigam

Dr. Aniruddha Roy
Vice President, Navayuga

Kumud Dhanwantri
Lecturer, Amity University Haryana

S B Honnur
Director
Town & Country Planning, Government of Karnataka
India

Dr. Julian Kardos
Director
Global SG&I Project Services Intergraph Corporation

Somesh Kumar
Commissioner
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation

Thami Reddy
Director
Town & Country Planning, Andhra Pradesh

Arijit Roy
Google Enterprise


Alpana Mitra
City Engineer
Rajkot Municipal Corporation


GEOENERGY

Moderator: Geoff Zeiss
Editor - Buildings & Energy, Geospatial World


 
Dr. Nivedita Haran
Additional Chief Secretary, Kerala*

Arup Ghosh
Chief Technology Officer, NDPL

James Weninegar
Manager - Transmission Line Services Dept, Alabama Power, USA

Thomas Mathew
Senior GIS Specialist, GIS & As-builts, Spectra Energy, USA

Francois Valois
Director of Product Management, Civil and Geospatial, Bentley Systems USA

Arul I
Assistant Executive Engineer, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board

Vishnu Boorla
Manager Technical Services,Intergraph SG & I
India

Subir Saha
GM (R-APDRP), Power Finance Corporation

Harsh Sharma
Vice president, BSES Yamuma Power Limited

M. Jayachandran
Vice President, GIS Business Solutions, Navyuga Infotech

Pankaj Gupta
Enterprise Geospatial - MEA Trimble Navigation India

Reji Kumar Pillai
President and CEO India Smart Grid Forum

J.K. Yachu
Chief (Geology),
Engineering Geology & Geo-tech Division, NHPC Limited

Kaushik Banerjee
Head - GIS Division, Stesalit

Yogita Shukla
Fellow (Honorary), Association of Geospatial Industries


GEOLAND

Vandana Kumari Jena
Secretary
Dept of Land Resources


 
Kevin Daugherty
World Wide Sales Manager - Land Administration Solutions, Trimble Navigation, USA.
Abstract
Bruce Thompson
Deputy Secretary
Corporate Services, Department of Environment and Primary Industry, State Government of Victoria, Australia
Abstract
Dr. Alok Upadhaya
Head - GIS & International Business Development, Navayuga
Abstract
Actuary Rolando Ocampo - Alcantar
Vice-President
National Geographic & Environment Information, INEGI
Mexico

Ratan Awasthi
Sr. General Manager Elcome Technologies
Abstract
Bharti Sinha
Executive Director
Association of Geospatial Industries

N.S. Shankaranarayana
Senior Director- Government Programs
DigitalGlobe
Abstract
Dr T Ravishankar
Group Head (LRUMG)
, National Remote Sensing Centre
Dr. Sultan Singh
Senior Scientist
HARSAC, Haryana
Bhanu Rekha
Executive Editor
Geospatial Media & Communications, India

GEOFORESTY

M L Srivastava
Deputy Director General - Forests, Ministry of Environment & Forests


 
Praveen Singh Pardeshi
Principal Secretary (Forest), Revenue & Forest, Govt of Maharashtra

Dr. H C Mishra
APCCF- IT, Andhra Pradesh Forest Department

Vinod Kumar
PCCF & Project Director, Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project

Anoop Singh
Special Secretary - IT, Govt of Andhra Pradesh

Rajbir Singh
Bio-Informatics & GIS Division, Forest Research Institute

Srinibas Patnaik
Senior Director, SAARC
DigitalGlobe
India





GEOWEATHER

Dr. LS Rathore
Director General, India Meteorological Dept

 
L. Harenduprakash
Senior Consultant, Nansen Environmental Research Centre
Abstract
Kaushik Chakraborty
Regional President, India
Hexagon Geosystems
Abstract
Barbara J. Ryan
Secretariat Director, Group on Earth Observations (GEO), Switzerland.
Abstract
Mark Reichard
President & CEO, Open Geospatial Consortium, USA
Dr S C Kar
Scientist G
National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting.
Abstract
Munish Malhotra
Regional Sales Manager- INDIA & SAARC region, Trimble
Dr K Hanumantha Rao
Group Head, Ocean Sciences Group National Remote Sensing Centre
Rahul Saxena
Scientist E, India Meteorological Dept

SEMINARS / SESSIONS

Emerging trends & technologies

Chairperson: Dr R. Nagaraja
Group Director, National Remote Sensing Centre


 
Ahmed Abukhater
PhD, GISP, USA

Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf
Chair of GIScience, Heidelberg University, GIScience Research Group, Germany

Mena Paghadar
Manager, Sectoral Analysis & Studies Group, National Dairy Development Board

Pallavi Singhvi
Geospatial Advisor, Geospatial Delhi Ltd
Government of NCT of Delhi

Hurrsh Kaoul
Regional Software Sales Director
Pitney Bowes
India

Saurabh Bagaria
Project Director - GPTS GeoIT services
Rolta

Dr Philip Collier
Research Director
Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information-Australia

Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse
Principal Scientist -Spatial & IT
GHD Australia

Dr Ram Singh
Asst. Chief Tech Officer, Central Institute of Fisheries Education

Ashwani Kumar Rawat
Key Account Manager – SAARC Region
Trimble
India

Mahesh Soni
Country Business Manager-Design GSB, PPS, HP, India


GEO3D

Nirmalya Chatterjee
COO & Director Tekla India & India Manager, Trimble Buildings


 
Surender Singh
Geospatial Advisor, Geospatial Delhi Ltd
Government of NCT of Delhi

C D Murthy
Sr. Divisional Director, Rolta India

Mudit Kapoor
Assistant Professor, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

Partha Sarkar
Sr. Developer Consultant, Autodesk India

Hannu Korpela
Marketing and Sales Manager
Terrasolid
Finland

Suresh Gupta
President
Mansycom Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

Christoph Fürst
Assistant, International Sales Department RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems

Prof. Manohar Yadav
Asst. Professor
MNNIT
Allahabad


Web GIS

Chairperson: Prof V C Jha
Director
National Atlas & Thematic Mapping Organisation


 
L R Yadav
Senior Technical Director, NIC, Uttar Pradesh

Surya Chandra Rao Lanka
Manager - GIS Solutions, Tech Mahindra Limited

Vivek Kumar Gautam
Scientist/Engineer 'SC', ISRO Satellite Centre

Vinod M Bothale
Group Director (G &WGS), NRSC

Shivangi Garg
Assistant Professor, Anand International College of Engineering

Anuj Tiwari
Research Scholar, IIT Roorkee


NRDMS

Chairperson: Dr. Bhoop Singh
Advisor / Scientist G, Dept of Science & Technology


 
H Hemanth Kumar
Head - Karnataka State Spatial Data Infrastructure

V.Shailaja Nair
Scientist E, National Remote Sensing Centre

Sampath Kumar P
Scientist, National Remote Sensing Centre

Dr Sultan Singh
Senior Scientist, Haryana Space Applications Centre

Nagesh Kolagani
PhD scholar and Principal Scientist, IIT Madras


Special Forums

National Forum for IT & Business Decision Makers

Chairperson: Rajesh Mathur
Vice Chairman, Esri India

 
Sanjay Jaju
Secretary - IT, Govt of Andhra Pradesh
Rajiv Bora
Principal Secretary Department of Information Technology, Govt. of Assam
Hari Ranjan Rao
Secretary - IT, Govt of Madhya Pradesh
Rajesh Aggarwal
Principle Secretary IT, Govt. of Maharashtra
Brad Skelton
Vice President, Hexagon Geospatial, USA
Andreas Siebert
Head Exposure Analytics & Geospatial Solutions, Munich RE
Rajeev Jorapur
VP - MIS, Bajaj Auto
Suresh Shanmugam
Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltdm
Nikhil Kumar
Director of Strategic Marketing
Trimble

GEOCAPCITY

Dr. Shahnawaz
Director (S & SE Asia), UNIGIS International University of Salzburg, Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS, Austria


 
Dr. Prithvish Nag
Vice Chancellor, MG Kashi Vidyapith University

Maj Gen Rc Padhi
Director, Survey Training Institute, Survey of India

P K Verma
Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology

Dr. Kaushalya Ramachandran
Principal Scientist & ICAR National Fellow in Geography
Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture


Workshop on Spatial Law

Moderator: Kevin Pomfret
Executive Director, Centre for Spatial law & Policy, USA