#FUTURE Global Connect is a series of Global Networking sessions organized by High Power IT committee of Govt of Kerala. Global Connect is organised as part of a multi-pronged strategy, involving the Government and the Kerala diaspora in the technology sector to make Kerala a digital destination of choice.
#FUTURE would be the most high profile Digital Event and the best ever of its kind conducted in the state of Kerala. The two day event will see the convergence of achievers, professionals, entrepreneurs, academicians, key influencers and other stakeholders in the knowledge industry from across the globe. They will discuss though value adding sessions – key notes and panel discussions - emerging trends, ground realities and opportunities that would help individuals, enterprises and entrepreneurs to compete and lead in a digital world.
The theme of the event is ‘Towards a Digital Future’.
The purpose of #FUTURE is to inspire and energise people towards a knowledge-driven digital future. Such renewed energy, drive and aspiration should help facilitate the accelerated growth of the IT/ digital opportunities.
One of the most prestigious technology conventions in the country, with a global perspective, #FUTURE, will feature the veritable who is who of the knowledge industry world-wide. This is a rare occasion where such stalwarts assemble under one roof and, therefore, a fabulous platform to hear speak and interact with the best minds on the disruptive technological forces that are set to revolutionize the way businesses have to operate going forward. The two-day conference will have over 30 speakers and the participation of nearly 2000 delegates.
Through value adding sessions, the event would be an ideal platform to resonate ideas about the digital opportunities that would not only help enterprises and entrepreneurs to compete and lead in a digital world, but also help individuals realise their digital aspirations.
Corporates, start-up ventures, potential and existing entrepreneurs, investors, technocrats, professionals, academicians, students and private individuals would stand to gain immensely form attending the event.80% of the seats would be on paid basis while the rest would be reserved for invited guests from India and overseas.
#FUTURE is organised by the High Power IT Committee (HPIC) constituted by the Government of Kerala in 2017. HPIC operates under the chairmanship of Mr SD Shibulal, Co-Founder Infosys. Other members are: Mr M Sivsankar IAS, Secretary-IT GoK; Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan, Co-Founder Infosys; Mr VK Mathews, Executive Chairman IBS Group, Mr Ajit Balakrishnan, Founder CEO, Rediff.com; Mr Duleep Sahadevan, Software Associates; Mr Anthony Thomas, CIO, Nissan; Mr Dinesh Thampi, VP, TCS; Mr Ashok Pammidi, Regional Director, NASSCOM; Mr Saji Gopinath, CEO, Kerala Start-up Mission; Mr Rajesh Nair, Director, Ernst and Young; Dr Jayasankar Prasad, Director, ICFOSS and Mr Hrishikesh Nair, CEO, Kerala IT Parks.
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