Welcome Desk at the scenic Park Hyatt Resort & Spa
Delegates arriving at the registration desk
BN Satpathy, Sr Adviser, Planning Commission (center) and Sanjay Jaiswal, Sr VP, The Indian Express Ltd (right) light the inaugural lamp as Sanjay Gupta, Editor-Express Computer looks on
Sanjay Jaiswal presenting a bouquet to BN Satpathy
BN Satpathy, Sr Adviser, Planning Commission, delivering his keynote on the theme “e-Governance to e-Inclusion”
The audience at the 14th Express Technology Sabha is all ears
Suraj Sabberwal, Executive Director & GM, Dell India, delivering his address on “Power to do More”
Emcee Kavea keeping the proceedings going smoothly
Lalit Kumar Gupta, VP, Govt and Education Industry Business Unit, APAC & Japan, Oracle, talking about “Building the Next-gen e-Governance Framework”
One of the delegates, Saibal Sarkar of NIC’s Kolkata unit, asking a question
Delegates and sponsors networking at the event over cocktails
Delegates at the Dell Power Breakfast
Tech Sabha participants observing silence in memory of Dr N Seshagiri, the Founder-Director of NIC and one of the key architects of India’s hardware and software policies, who died recently
Rajesh Aggarwal, IT Secretary, Government of Maharashtra, sharing his vision about getting the fundamentals of governance in place
CSR Prabhu, Deputy Director General, NIC, during his presentation about a holistic e-governance framework, eBharat 2020
Harmeet Kalra, Head of Stragetic Accounts, Check Point Software Technologies, during his presentation on targeted attacks
Ladies Special! Some of the women delegates happily take center-stage at Express Tech Sabha
The Power Discussion session hosted by Orange Business Services
Delegates at the Check Point Power Breakfast
The discussions were serious and heavy – but there were some lighter moments as well
Mixing discussion and food at Canon Power Breakfast
Praveen Sood, Additional Director General of Police, Computer Wing, Govt of Karnataka, driving home his points on effectively using IT for serving citizens
Sumnesh Joshi, Assistant Director General, UIDAI, unraveling how Aadhaar can be used to deliver a host of services by govt as well as private agencies
CSR Prabhu of NIC receiving the trophy for best presentation from Sanjay Jaiswal of Indian Express. Suketu Modi’s presentation of GIFT City Project in Gujarat also won the best presentation award. The awards for best speakers went to Praveen Sood and Rajesh Aggarwal.
Top illusionist El Mundo (center) regaled the audience with his Houdini-like acts, magic tricks and irrepressible humor