IEDC Nodal Meet -24th and 25th March ’17-Event

On 24 th March’17,at Innovation Zone at kalamassery, Opening session was(i)Policy Perspectives-Interaction with Shri M.Sivasankar ,IAS (IT Secretary Government Of Kerala)(ii) Launch of Adopt A Young Idea (AAYI) mentorship portal.“ Adopt A Young Idea(AAYI)”-Shri. Anoop P Ambika, Convenor- Innovation Focus Group, Group Of Technology Companies(GTech)& CEO-Cognub. Between 11.30 AM – 01.30 pm ,the Topic :”Creating an Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in campus” was addressed by Smt. Abha Rishi , Associate Professor, Birla Institute of Management & Technology

Between 02.15pm – 03.15PM the Topic : “Nurturing a Collaboration Ecosystem” was presented by Shri . Santhosh Kurup, CEO, ICT Academy Of Kerala. Later ,” Innovation, Technology, and academics” was addressed by Shri .Robin Tommy (Innovation Lead at Tata Consultancy Services)

Between 04.30pm -06.00pm ,the Session was presented by Shri: Prof Anil K. Gupta,Founder, Honey Bee Network,Executive Vice Chair, National Innovation Foundation.And from 06.00pm -07.00pm,the Topic:” Company Registration & Legal Activities” was addressed by Shri .Vijay Paul (PCS Partner )

On 25th March’17,from 10.15 AM to 11.30 AM the Topic” IPR & Patent filing information” was addressed by Shri : Shafik Sadikh ,Patent Facilitation Officer(KCSCTE).11.45 AM – 12.45pm, Topic: “Funding Aspects” was taken by Shri .Robin Alex Panicker(Co-Investor ,Konglo Ventures)

Then between 12.45PM- 01.15PM, Interaction with Startup Founders.Later between 02.15 PM – 3.15 PM ,Interaction with Shri: Kuncheria P Issac, Vice Chancellor , APJ Abdul Kalam University ,Shri: Jayasankar Prasad .C ,CEO ,Kerala Startup Mission and Shri V.A Shamsudeen, Director of Technical Education