XROS Fellowship Summit
November 21st, 2023
Imperial Hotel, New Delhi
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Welcome Address:
The XROS Fellowship Journey
Dr. Ashish Kulkarni, Chair FICCI, AVGC – XR Forum & Founder Punneryug Artvision
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Keynote Address:
Open Source and Open Science - The convergence of OS, Open Data and Open Access
Dr. Ajay Sood, Principal Scientific Adviser, Government of India
11:30 AM – 11:40 AM
Special Address:
Enabling digital sovereignty through the creation of digital public goods
Mr. Abhishek Singh, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and President and CEO, National E-Governance Division, Government of India
11:40 AM – 11:50 AM
Special Address:
Supporting Communities through Open Innovation
Mr. Shivnath Thukral, Director and Head of Public Policy - India, Meta
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM
Felicitation of Top 10 Developers
12:00 PM – 12:10 PM
Industry Address:
Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and the Metaverse
Mr. Sunil Abraham, Public Policy Director, Meta
12:10 PM – 12:55 PM
Panel Discussion:
How Open Source and XR are critical components of Internet 3.0
Mr. Kuldeep Singh, Engineering Director, Head of XR Practice, Thoughtworks
Mr. Sahil Ahuja, Founder, CTO, GMetri Technologies
Mr. Milind M Manoj, CEO, PupilMesh
Ms. Niloshima Srivastava, Engineering Manager, Tata 1mg Healthcare
Moderator - Dr. M Manivannan, Professor, IIT Madras, Chennai
12:55 PM – 1:45 PM
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Panel Discussion:
Role of XR Technologies in Today's Businesses
Mr. Ajit Padmanabh, Founder & CEO, Who VR
Mr. Manas Bairagi, CEO - iHub-Drishti, IIT Jodhpur
Dr. Padmapriya PV, Chief Executive Officer, Merkel Haptic Systems
Dr. Rashmi Thakur, Assistant Professor, NIFT Mumbai
Moderator - Mr. Dhiraj Gyani, Sr Director (Policy & Operations) Technology Services Industry Association
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Metaverse Showcases:
The Metaverse Showcases highlight innovative projects by XROS Fellowship participants, guided by esteemed partners. Explore key features, highlights, and real-world applications in the metaverse.
Mr. Saurabh Sameer, Director – Strategy, New Business, Custom Technologies
Mr. Ben Erwin, Founder Ready Player Golf, Creative Executive Producer, Speaker, XR & Emerging Technologies Consultant Powersimple
Mr. Venu Rajagopalanm, Head of Business Development (NA & India), Fanisko
3:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Graduation Ceremony
4:30 PM – 4:35 PM
Closing Remarks
Dr. Ashish Kulkarni, Chair FICCI, AVGC – XR Forum & Founder Punneryug Artvision
Tea and Networking