eAgriculture India 2009 Conference Agenda

  • eAgriculture India 2009 Conference Agenda & Presentations
    DAY – II: 26th August 2009
    09.00am – 11:00am Session –I
    eAgriculture Policy-perspective to practice

    Michael Riggs,Knowledge & Information Officer, FAO, Rome (Moderator)
    Dr KG Karmakar, Managing Director, NABARD
    Dr P Y Reddy, Director, A N G Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad
    Dr. Rathan Kelkar,Director, Kerala IT Mission, Govt of Kerala
    11.00am – 11:30am TEA & COFFEE BREAK
    11.30am – 1:00pm Session –IIEducation, Research and Extension

    Prof KR Srivathsan, Pro-Vice Chancellor, IGNOU (Chair)
    Dr P Y Reddy, Director, A N G Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad
    Dr. MB Chetti,Dean, UAS, Dharwad
    Dr TP Trivedi,Project Director, ICAR
    Dr VP Sharma,Director, MANAGE
    Dr V Balaji,Head Knowledge Management and Sharing, ICRISAT
    Dr P Kalaiselvan,Director of Extension Education, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
    01.00pm – 02.00pm NETWORKING LUNCH
    02.00pm – 03.30pm Session – IIIICT and Backward-Forward linkages in agri-input chain

    Aruna Sundararajan, CEO, Common Service Centers & Digital Inclusion Initiatives (Chair)
    BVS Prasad,AGM, NABARD, Hyderabad
    Monirul Bashar,Group Manager, Services Group, Katalyst
    Dr Sapna A Narula,GB Pant University
    Dr C Kathiresan,CDAC
    Nivedan Sahani,Vice President, Enterprise Services, Bharti- Airtel Limited
    Santanu Sengupta,CEO Study & Jobs Worldwide
    04:00 – 05:30pm Session – IV
    eAgriculture- a budding reality

    Dr. Rathan Kelkar, Director, Kerala IT Mission (Chair)
    AGMARKNET-Raja Sekhar,Sr Technical Director, NIC, AP
    Agropedia-Dr Runa Sarkar, IIM, Calcutta
    Lifelines-N Rahman, Director, One World South Asia
    e-velanmai – P Balaji, Asst Professor, TNAU
    DAY – III: 27th August 2009
    09:00am – 11:00am Session – V
    eAgriculture-enabling agriculture

    Seva Ratan M Moni, DDG, NIC (Chair)
    S Sivakumar, CEO, e-Choupal, ITC)
    Michael Riggs, Knowledge and Information Management Officer, FAO, Rome)
    Niranjan Meegammana, Sri Lanka)
    Dr. Arun K Nair,Nokia Life Tools)
    Sudhanshu Jain,Manager Marketing, handygo)
    11:00am – 11:30am TEA & COFFEE BREAK
    11:30am – 01:00pm Session – VIe-Agriculture in the context of Climate Change

    Dr V Balaji,Head Knowledge Management and Sharing, ICRISAT (Moderator)
    Rosana P Mula,Coordinator, Learning Systems Unit (LSU), ICRISAT
    Dr N H Rao,Joint Director, National Academy of Agricultural Research Management
    Dr Shaik Meera,Senior Scientist, Directorate of Rice Research
    Dr Sreenath Dixit,Principal Scientist National Agricultural Innovation Project, CRIDA
    Ajith Kumar. R,Chief Coordinator – Kissan Kerala
    01:00pm – 02:00pm NETWORKING LUNCH
    02:00pm – 03:30pm
    Session – VIIRole of ICT in Forging Linkages between Food (Agriculture) and Nutrition
    Dr Gopi Ghosh, Assistant FAO Representative, New Delhi (Moderator)
    Dr Prema Ramachandran, Director, Nutrition Foundation of India
    Dr Shankar Datta, Managing Director, BASIX
    Dr Geeta Kutty, Professor and Head, Centre for Gender Studies, National Institute of Rural Development
    Dr V P Sharma,Director, MANAGE
    Michael Riggs, Knowledge and Information Management Officer, FAO, Rome

 

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