Venue Details:
Indian School of Business, Hyderabad
Conference Venue: AC-8 Board Room, Level-2, Academic Centre
July 4, 2019 (Day – 1)
14:30 – 15:35 HrsWelcome Address - Professor Rajendra Srivastava, Dean and Novartis Professor of Marketing Strategy and Innovation, Indian School of Business

Opening Remarks - Professor Anand Nandkumar, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Indian School of Business
Keynote Speakers Introduction - Professor Milind Sohoni, Area Leader and Professor of Operations Management; Deputy Dean-FDRO, Indian School of Business

Keynote Speakers:
Shri V.K. Saraswat, Member NITI Aayog, Former Secretary Defence R&D

Professor Bronwyn H. Hall, Professor of Economics, Emerita, University of  California, Berkeley - "Patents, Innovation, and Development: Lessons from the Chilean experience"
15:35 - 15:45 Hrs Coffee Break 
15:45 – 16:15 HrsFeatured Academic Presentation –1: Professor Srividya Jandhyala, Associate Professor, ESSEC Business School - "Diplomacy and Innovation"
16:15 – 17:00 HrsPanel 1: The Role of Diplomacy in Shaping IP and Trade

Dr E. Vishnu Vardhan Reddy, IFS, Head of MEA, Secretariat Branch, Hyderabad and Regional Passport Officer, Hyderabad
Mr Adnan Altay Altinors, Consul General, Turkey
Mr Menashe Menis, Public Diplomacy Officer, Embassy of Israel in India 

Moderator: Professor Rajendra Srivastava, Dean and Novartis Professor of Marketing Strategy and Innovation, Indian School of Business
17:00 – 18:00 Hrs“Cyberwork and the American Dream” documentary screening followed by a 10-minute address by  Professor Elizabeth Cobbs, Professor and Melbern G. Glasscock Chair at Texas A&M University and Senior Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution
18:00 – 18:45 HrsPanel 2: AI and its Implications on Work, Business Policy and Society

Dr Rohini Srivathsa,
National Technology Officer (CTO), MicrosoftSri
Sri Anjani Kumar, Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad
Mr Debasish Banerjee, Head-Innovation and Strategy, Novartis
Moderator: Professor Deepa Mani, Associate Professor of Information Systems, Indian School of Business
19:00 HrsGala Dinner
July 5, 2019 (Day - 2)
10:00 – 10:30 HrsFeatured Academic Presentation-2: Professor Jay Bhattacharya, Professor of Medicine, Stanford University - "Measuring and Rewarding Innovation in Biomedical Science"
10:30 – 11:15 HrsPanel 3: Intellectual Property in Agriculture, Health Care and Pharmaceuticals

Dr Poonam Raghuvanshi,
Vice President and Head, Intellectual Property, Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
Dr Shalini Bhutani, Legal Researcher & Policy Analyst
Professor Mukesh Eswaran, Emeritus Full Professor, University of British Columbia
Mr Hasit Seth, Counsel, Bombay High Court

Moderator: Professor Ashwini Chhatre, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Indian School of Business
11:15 – 11:30 HrsCoffee Break
11:30 – 12:00 HrsFeatured Academic Presentation-3: Professor Francesco Lissoni,  Professor of Economics, GREThA-University of Bordeaux - "One-way or Round Trip? The Return Migration of Indian Inventors"
12:00 – 12:45 HrsPanel 4: The influence of Intellectual Property in ICT/Media

Dr Ajay Batra,
Mr Kandaswamy Bharathan, Executive Director, Kavithalayaa Productions (Pvt) Ltd.
Mr Sidharth Kedia, Head-Strategy & Data Science, Viacom 18 Media Private Limited

Moderator: Professor S Arunachalam, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Indian School of Business
12:45 – 14:00 HrsLunch
14:00 – 14:30 HrsFeatured Academic Presentation-4: Professor Shimizu Hiroshi, Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda  University - "Entrepreneurial Spin-outs and Patterns of Subsequent Innovation: Technological Development of Laser Diodes in the US and Japan"
14:30 - 15:15 HrsPanel 5: Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer and Implication for Scientific Research
Dr J. Gowrishankar, Project Co-ordinator, DBT Centre of Excellence(CoE), Microbial Biology, CDFD
Professor Raghuram Rao Akkinepally, Director, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research(NIPER)
Professor Ramesh Loganathan, Professor of Practice, Co-innovations, IIIT Hyderabad
Mr Girish Kapur, Vice President-India Site Operations, USP-India, Site Head, United States Pharmacopeia-India (P) Ltd.
Moderator: Dr. Girish Sahni, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Indian School of Business
15:15 – 15:30 HrsCoffee Break
15:30 – 16:00 HrsFeatured Academic Presentation-5: Professor Stuart Graham, Associate Professor, Strategy & Innovation Group, Georgia Institute of Technology - "More than Money: How Venture Capitalists Add Value to Startups They Fund"
16:00 – 16:45 HrsPanel 6: Intellectual Property and its Implication for the Startup Ecosystem
Mr Subramani Ramchandrappa, CMD, Richcore Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
Mr Amit Varma, Executive Director, DBS
Mr Amit Pathak, General Manager, Pratt & Whitney Customer Training 
Mr Manish Ranjan, Co-Founder, CEO, Nano Health
Moderator: Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry, Professor of Finance, Indian School of Business
16:45 – 17:00 HrsConcluding remarks