Distinguished Alumni Meeting - January 2017

Distinguished Alumni Meeting
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Hotel Taj Exotica Goa
January 21-22, 2017

Program Agenda

January 21, 2017 
16:00 – 17:00Registration
17:00 – 17:30High Tea
17:30–18:30Plenary Session 1 – Strategic Plans & Priorities
Session Chaired by Mr. Ramachandra (Dinar) Bhatkar & Co-chaired by Mr. Ashank Desai
17:30 – 17:35Opening Remarks by Mr. Ramachandra Bhatkar
17:35 – 17:40Remarks by Mr. Ashank Desai
17:40 – 17:50Welcome and Meeting Overview by Prof. Devang V. Khakhar
17:50 – 18:10Mutual introduction of participants
18:10–18:40Plenary Keynote Address:
Organisation Strategic Plans – Perspective & Experiences, by Dr. Shailesh J. Mehta
18:40 – 19:00Discussions
19:30 onwardsNetworking Dinner
January 22, 2017 
7:30 – 8:45Networking Breakfast
8:45–10:30Plenary Session 2 – Introducing Today’s IIT Bombay
Session Chaired by Dr. Arun Dravid, Session Rapporteuring by Prof. Jugal K. Verma
8:45 – 9:00Opening Remarks by Prof. Devang V. Khakhar and Dr. Arun Dravid
9:00 – 9:30IIT Bombay of 2017, by Prof. Ravi Sinha
9:30 – 10:15Salient Points of Draft Institute Strategic Plan, by Prof. Devang V. Khakhar
10:15 – 10:25Preliminary Discussions
10:25 – 10:30Summary by Prof. Jugal K. Verma
10:30 – 11:00Break
11:00 – 12:30Plenary Session 3 – Externally-oriented Goals
Session Chaired by Mr. Pramod Chaudhari, Session Rapporteuring by Prof. PV Balaji
11:00 – 11:05Opening Remarks by Mr. Pramod Chaudhari
11:05 – 12:15Discussions on Externally-oriented Goals in IITB Draft Strategic Plan
 Lead Discussion by Mr. Ashank Desai (10 minutes) followed by open discussions
12:15 – 12:30Summary of discussions by Prof. PV Balaji
12:30 – 14:00Networking Lunch
14:00 – 15:30Plenary Session 4 – Internally-oriented Goals
Session Chaired by Prof. Satish Shetye, Session Rapporteuring by Prof. Krithi Ramamritham
14:00 – 14:05Opening Remarks by Prof. Satish Shetye
14:05 – 15:15Discussions on Internally-oriented Goals in IITB Draft Strategic Plan
 Lead Discussion by Mr. Suresh Shenoy (10 minutes) followed by open discussions
15:15 – 15:30Summary of discussions by Prof. Krithi Ramamritham
15:30 – 16:00Break
16:00 – 17:00Plenary Session 5 – Path to World Class Recognition
Session Chaired by Mr. Shashikant Limaye, Session Rapporteuring by Prof. AK Suresh
16:00 – 16:05Opening Remarks by Mr. Shashikant Limaye
16:05 – 16:50Discussions on Path to World Class Recognition Lead Discussion by Prof. Pratim Biswas (10 minutes) followed by open discussions
16:50 – 17:00Summary of discussions by Prof. AK Suresh
17:00 – 18:00Break
 (Separate meeting of Prof. Devang V. Khakhar, Prof. PM Mujumdar, Prof. AK Suresh, Session Chairs/Co-chairs and Rapporteurs in Breakout Room)
18:00 – 18:30Plenary Session 6 – Summary and Next Steps
Comments by Session Chairs, Prof. Devang V. Khakhar
19:30 onwardsNetworking Dinner