5.30 PM to 6.00 PM: Registration

6.00 PM to 6.20 PM: Inaugural Keynote
Empowering SMEs for Sustainable Growth
A. Vijayendranath, President, KASSIA

6.20 PM to 7.10 PM: PANEL 1
Leveraging Information Technology and Innovation for SMEs Growth
The SMEs are looking towards business solutions for faster results and progress. IT enabled environment helps the SMEs in fast and accurate decision-making due to increased mobility. The critical requirements of SMEs are speed of services, access to information, empowering employees in terms of skills and delivering highest quality services at competitive costs.

SMEs need IT-based solutions in terms of multi-tasking, expanding customer base, raising productivity, cost controlling, working remotely, fast and accurate decision-making and facilitating collaboration. SMEs have various needs in order to function in aggregative manner to reach out for value addition by keeping in mind the variable cost model.
A. Vijayendranath, President, KASSIA
Prakash Venkatesan, CEO & Director, Essae Digitronics
Ravi Basavraju, President, Peenya Industries Association
Jayaraman C, MD & CEO, Aditya Auto
S Sampathraman, Vice President, FKCCI

7.10 PM to 7.25 PM: Session 1
Moving Towards Zero Downtime – Easy Affordable & Innovative.
Data replication techniques to minimize business risk due to data loss and system downtime.
We learn about:

  • Advanced replication and Continuous Data Protection (CDP) on AIX
  • Protecting Physical & Virtual Windows & Linux environments
Vikram Rangnekar, Regional Sales Director, Vision Solutions India

7.25 PM to 7.40 PM: Session 2
Asha Seshadri, Manager - Systems Engineering, Symantec

7.40 PM to 8.25 PM: PANEL 2
How SMEs can Balance Wealth & Risk Management?
Wealth Management is very crucial for SMEs. Making profit is not the end of any business process, utilizing those profits in a right way is the challenge. SMES should analyze and assess the financial situation of their business to determine their net worth. Learn how to better utilize the free funds, how to minimize tax on investment and maximize the ROI. Also it`s equally important for SMEs to know how to implement a sound risk management system in order to manage their operational and strategic risks. Learn how to handle the financial crisis without affecting the day to day business.
Shyam D. Daga, Joint Managing Director & CFO, Archidply Industries
Latha Girish, Vice President, Peenya Industries Association
Manjunath S.V, Head- SBU, TD Power System
Sumit Keshan, CFO, Gokaldas Exports

8.25 to 8.45 PM: Closing Keynote
Cross Learnings Between SMEs and Large Organizations
Sumit Keshan, CFO, Gokaldas Exports

8.45 PM Onwards:
Cocktails & Dinner