Day 1 : 25th Aug 2016

6:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration and Breakfast (Hotel Lalit Ashok)
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM Invocation and Lighting the lamp
8:10 AM - 8:15 AM Welcome address by Ravikiran A, SYWLC Chair
8:15 AM - 8:25 AM Remarks by R10 Director Ramakrishna Kappagantu
8:25 AM - 8:45 AM IEEE Presidential Address
Dr Howard Michel, 2015 IEEE President and CEO
8:45 AM - 9:05 AM Address by Chief Guest
Dr. Sateesh Reddy, Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister
9:05 AM - 9:25 AM Address by Guest of Honor
Vipin Tyagi, Executive Director - C DOT
9:25 AM - 9:30 AM Vote of Thanks
Sudeendra Koushik, R10 SYWLC Co-Chair
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Value of IEEE Membership
Prof. N Viswanadham, IEEE Life Fellow, IISc
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM New Initiatives in Educational activities
Prof S K Ramesh, Vice President , IEEE Educational Activties Board
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Tea/Coffee/Networking
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Big Data Analytics - Enablers for future
Prof Jose Moura, Vice President IEEE Technical Activities Board
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM 5G Networks / Future of Telecommunications
VTSV Prasad - Director, Samsung
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM "Advances in Biomedical Engineering"
Dr Taslimarif Saiyed, Director at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms, NCBS-TIFR
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch/Networking
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM MC Delegates - Interactive session ( Chair: Jim Pendergast, COO IEEE , Moderator : Takako Hashimoto)
Students (Venue : Kalinga 1) YP (Venue : Lalit 3-4) WIE (Lalit-2)
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Understanding the power of platforms (Web, App, Social Media and Branding)
Dr. Ramanujan Kashi
Improving Leadership
Howard Michel - IEEE Past-President
Keynote Talk -1
Speaker: Karen Bartleson, 2016 IEEE President-elect,2017 IEEE President
Empowering Opportunities for Women in STEM through development of lifetime skills
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Being professional in career
Viswanath Seetharam, CDO at CenturyLink Technologies & Savvis
The story behind India’s first Smart Electric Scooter | Ather Energy
Arun Vinayak Founder & Chief Product Officer
Keynote Talk -2
Speaker: Takako Hashimoto, International WIE Chair, 2015-16
Global Career Development for women in STEM in Multicultural Environment

Talk on Humanitarian Technology Speaker: Laura Edelson, Chair , IEEE Humanitarian activities Committee (HAC), 2015-16
Encouraging WIE members for the involvement in humanitarian technology activities

Talk on practices and Networking Speaker: Hsiao-Chin Chen, Faculty member, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, WIE Chair, IEEE Taipei Section, Taiwan
Best Practices for WIE and Building a WIE Global Network for rejuvenating WIE activities in R10
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Swayam Picosatellite: A student initiative - ISRO
Dr. S. L. Patil (Dean, CoEP),
Pritesh Chajjed (Silabtech)
Managing IEEE & Career
Karen Bartleson - IEEE President-Elect 2016
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM IEEE vTools Training
Susthitha Menon
IEEE Big Picture - EAB, TAB, HAC, PSBB Jamie Moesch - IEEE Staff Talk on entrepreneurship and innovation
Speaker: Agnes Irwanti, Co-founder of Multikom Global Mediatama company, Indonesia
The opportunities for WIE members in entrepreneurship and innovation
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Building career through IEEE-Panel Discussion
Munir Mohammed, Dhanu Pattanashetti and Gitansh Anand
Best Practices in Young Professional Groups
Kojiro Nishimiya - IEEE Tokyo Young Professionals
Nipun Manral - IEEE Bangalore Young Professionals
Shahim Baker - IEEE Kerala Young Professionals
Industrial Panel
Speaker(s) :
Hla Nu PHYU, Data Storage Institute, Singapore
Emi Yano, HR Specialist, Ricoh IT Solutions Co., Ltd. Japan
Sally Musonye, Engineer, Kenya Power, IEEE R8

Panel Moderator: K A Sadhana, Curator and Head Electronics
Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum, Bangalore

Challenges and solutions for WIE members in industrial activities

Video Message
Speaker: Anastasia Georgouli
Designation: Industry Αmbassador,  IEEE Cyprus Section in R8, Founder & Chair, IEEE Cyprus Entrepreneurs Network
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM Tea/Coffee/Networking
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Challenge Session: Topic "Innovative Solution for IEEE Future Challenges"- Multiple Teams. Each team will consist of a Mentor, and members from S, YP, WIE, LM groups
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Break
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Awards Night & Dinner
Barry L Shoop, IEEE President, Karen Bartleson IEEE President-Elect, K Ramakrishna, R10 Director, IEEE Board of Directors

Day 2 : 26th Aug 2016

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Future of Electronics
Mayank Srivatsava , IISc
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Leadership in Technology Business
Raghupathy, VP and India Head - Infosys
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM Inseparable Twins ~ Paired Principles to Inspire Young Minds’
Naveen Lakkur
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM SYWLC Group Photo
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Tea/Coffee/Networking
Students (Venue : Kalinga 2) YP (Venue : Lalit 3-4) WIE (Grand Ball Room)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM IEEE R10 Student Activities Committee, Initiatives and Achievements
Dr. Rajesh Ingle-IEEE Region 10 Student Activities Coordinator and Ms. Mehvish Zahoor (RSR)
IEEE R10 Young Professional Activities
Nivas Ravichandran - IEEE Region 10 Young Professionals Coordinator
Keynote talk-3
Speaker: Janina Mazierska, Fellow of IEEE and Past IEEE Region 10 Director
Leadership (and Followership) Excellence

Talk on Effective Training for WIE Volunteers

Speaker: Celia Shahnaz, 2016 R10 WIE Coordinator
Enhancing engineering, technical and Professional knowledge by embracing WIE membership and activities conducted by R10 WIE
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM IEEE Collabratec – Spreading Innovative Technologies - 1
Speaker – John Day
Coordinator – Sneha Gathani
Young Professionals in Technical Societies
Jose Moura - IEEE Technical Activities Board
Technical Talk on Emerging Research
Speaker: Pamela Kumer
General Co-chair, IEEE ANTS 2016, and VP, Cloud Computing Innovation Council of India
The role of WIE in technical activities focusing on emerging trends in STEM research

WIE Panel Discussion and interactive Session with WIE delegates

Panelists: Karen Bartleson, Janina Mazierska, Laura Edelson, all other speakers (excluding R10 excom members)

Panel Moderator: Celia Shahnaz, 2016 R10 WIE Coordinator, D N Sujatha, WIE Chair, IEEE Bangalore Section
Innovation, inspiration/leadership and empowerment of Women in STEM to lead the smart world

Video message: From past Recipients of R10 WIE Awards
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM IEEE Collabratec – Spreading Innovative Technologies - 2
Speaker – John Day
Coordinator – Fatimah Abd Rahman
Keeping IEEE relevant for Young Professionals
Team Activity: Brainstorming for value adds in IEEE membership
Moderated by Parshva Bavishi, Nivas Ravichandran
Idea Storming Platform
Speaker(s) and Designations:
Section WIE AG Chairs/representatives
Sharing Invited ideas and plans for
i)possible WIE new initiatives programs (WIENIPs)
ii) R10 50 Years celebration programs to be organized in Section WIE AGs and Student Branch WIE AGs across R10 in September to December 2016
Moderator: Y . Vijayalatha , Member, IEEE Educational Activities Board 2016

WIE Session Group Photo
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch/Networking
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM MPC for Cyber Security
Dr. Ashish Choudhury, IIIT Bangalore
1:50 PM - 2:10 PM Talk on Bigdata and Analytics
Dr Prashant Misra, TCS
2:10 PM - 2:35 PM Living and Working in Singapore
Mr. Gabriel, Contact Singapore
2:35 PM - 3:00 PM Tech Talk- COMSOL
Vineet Dravid, MD, COMSOL
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Introduction to IEEE GRSS
Dr David Kunkee, Aerospace Corporation
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Tea/Coffee/Networking
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM IEEE Life Membership Experience Sharing
Dr Prasad Kodali Life Fellow IEEE
A Raja Rao, Ex-BHEL
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Young Innovator
Vinay Chauhan, PathShodh
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Break
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Country Theme Cultutal Night
Barry L Shoop, IEEE President, Karen Bartleson IEEE President-Elect, K Ramakrishna, R10 Director, IEEE Board of Directors

Day 3 : 27th Aug 2016

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM IEEE CollabraTec
John Day
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM IEEE Day
Bibin Parakur Thomas
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM IEEE Life Membership Experience Sharing
Dr. R. Manick Vasagam, IEI Bangalore
Prof H P Khincha Past Vice Chancellor VTU
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Your Hometown International Startup
Jeffry Eker
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Tea/Coffee/Networking
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Challenge Session: Pitch Session - Finalists. Topic "Innovative Solution for IEEE Future Challenges"- Multiple Teams. Each team will consist of a Mentor, and members from S, YP, WIE, LM groups
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM IEEE R10 50 Year Celebrations ( 2016-17) - Roadmap and Plan
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Summary of the SYWL Congress
R10 SYWL Co-ordinators
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM Prize Distribution , Valedectory Function and Closure of Congress
Ramakrishna Kappagantu, R10 Director
M V Gowtama, Executive Director BEL India
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch/Networking