InfluencerCon Mumbai

InfluencerCon Mumbai

 

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About The Event

Influencers are the few that lead the many. They are the creators of the styles and the movements that others adapt. Regarded as leaders by their peers, influencers incrementally shape global initiatives and people’s behavior beyond ephemeral trends and superficial actionism.

The Influencer Conference 2012 is a content platform designed to bring together tastemakers, ground-breakers and game-changers across industries including arts and culture, technology, marketing and advertising, philanthropy and entrepreneurship to discuss the current and future landscape of Influencer culture.
 
Oct 3: Inspire

Indian Dreams 

Time: 9:15 - 10:15am
Do dreams become reality? In January 2011, around 101 student dreamcatchers ventured to all parts of India to interview thousands of Indians about their dreams. These dreams were later formulated into concrete plans for future products and businesses that could realize those dreams.  Sonia Manchanda talks about her Dream: In project, an initiative focused on translating human dreams into tangible reality.
Speaker: Sonia Manchanda

Moderator: Maitreyi Doshi-Joshi

 

Designing India
Time: 10:30 - 11:30am
As the Indian middle class grows, so does the consumption of goods and appliances. In a nation obsessed with foreign made goods, does Indian design hold up? The panel expands on the needs of the Indian user and its relationship with what the Indian designers are designing and delivering.
Speaker(s): Geetika SK, Ishan Khosla, Jyotika Purwar, Prateek Sethi

Moderator: Yousof Rangoonwala

The Future is Now 

Time: 11:45 - 12:45pm
“Today's Indian youth have more economic opportunities than my generation, and certainly previous generations.” True or False? “Over 35% of India’s population is below the age of 20. By 2020, it is expected that 325 million people in India will reach working age, which will be the largest in the world.” As the world is rapidly changing, what is in the future for India’s younger generation?
Speaker(s): Samyak Chakrabarty, Magali Vaz, Chanda Chaudhary, Bhavna Toor

Moderator: Yashraj Akashi


Rebel Art
Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm
Does Art belong in the four walls within a gallery space? Our panelists today don’t think so. They are artists that push the boundaries of art and performance to create work that speaks directly to the people without the limitations of an art gallery.
Speaker(s): Archana Prasad, Veeranganakumari Solanki, Pravin Mishra, Claudio Maffioletti

Moderator: Yousof Rangoonwala


Minding the Gap 
Time: 3:15 - 4:14pm
The objectification of women, especially in India, is defined by different mediums of influence. The gap between the values a society professes to believe and its values in practice is reflected in the way women are portrayed in advertising, film, theatre and the media. What products are sold to women, how they are advertised and packaged, and who they are directed to are questions that we encounter on a daily basis? This discussion hopes to address the ever-changing relationship between gender and advertising, looking at existing stereotypes of women and how to move beyond them.
Speaker(s): Parveen Dusanj, Annie Zaidi

Moderator: Neha Thirani

Wicked Problems & Better Solutions 
Time: 4:30 - 5:30pm
When entrepreneurial practices create money and also create a social impact, everyone wins. Our panel today talks about the future of social entrepreneurship in India and how it has leapfrogged its way into a successful career option and future opportunity. These individuals share their challenges along the way to creating a sustainable shift from the status quo.
Speaker(s): Abhinav Das, Shrey Goyal, Shalabh Ahuja, Aparna Ashok

Moderator: Nimesh Patel


Oct 4: Engage

Silos: Build or Bust

Time: 9:15 - 10:15am
Silos exist in various forms. Some silos are built in physical structures, while others are built within cultures or even destroyed over time. What boundaries are people willing to cross in order to bridge these divides? A discussion with Rajesh Dahiya, Rajeev Thakker, and Parmesh Shahani, moderated by Yousof Rangoonwala, hopes to shine a light on how a young nation must face these crossroads.
Speaker(s): Rajeev Thakker, Parmesh Shahani, Deepak Ravindran

Moderator: Yousof Rangoonwala

 

Inner and Outer Beauty
Time: 10:30 - 11:30am
What we look at and how we interpret beauty is the very fabric of how each person feels connected or disconnected to their environment. Our conscious and unconscious mind speaks to us through various mediums. What are these narratives and how are they being shared? What defines the parameters of beauty and how that is being translated?
Speaker(s): Yousof Rangoonwala, Latika Khosla, Joseph Radhik, Mulchand Dedhia

Moderator: Veeranganakumari Solanki


Rhythms, Beats, and Flow

Time: 11:45 - 12:45pm
Music is what stirs the spirit. Music is the universal language. Throughout history, people understand one another through this powerful form of communication. How does this ancient art form stay relevant in the ever-increasing pace of competition without losing its diversity? Through the advances of modern technology, where does originality draw its inspiration?  A shared discussion with highlights from the old and new.
Speaker(s): Ma Faiza, Gaurav Narula, Kamaskhi Khurana, Arjun S Ravi

Moderator: Naresh Fernandes


Digital Revolution: Startups, Pirates, & Networks

Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm
What startups are daring to go where no one has gone before? What changes need to take place between the old guard and the new guard? Are the same mistakes being made or are new ones being discovered? Who are the next pioneers in the startup/digital community and what are the challenges they face? Join in this spirited conversation as we uncover some of these untold stories.
Speaker(s): Prashanth Angani, Adam Sachs, Vishal Gondal, Hersh Kumbhani

Moderator: Rajiv Dingra

 

Brands R Us
Time: 3:15 - 4:14pm
Globalization is a hot topic depending on what lens you look through. With global markets and information being shared, what role does branding a product or idea have on consumers? How is this information shared and is it democratized? Who controls the flow of information and how is it regulated?
Speaker(s): Anand Chulani, Yashraj Akashi, Rajiv Dingra

Moderator: Maitreyi Doshi-Joshi


Of Hearts of Minds 

Time: 4:30 - 5:30pm
What captivates the hearts and minds of India?  India is full of vast differences and similarities. Of the topics discussed throughout this conference, what emerging topics are not being addressed but should be highlighted? Is there something that can bring people together for a common goal? What are the next action steps? Does technology help or hinder the digital divide? What is happening to the humanities in society?
Speaker(s): Nayantara Kilachand, Deepanjana Pal, Yashraj Akashi

Moderator: Neha Thirani



Oct 5: Disrupt 

New Models of Enterprise

Time: 9:15 - 10:15am
These panelists are experimenting with materials, production techniques, and consumer goods. Their businesses are based upon creating new ways to change how people think about the way “products” are made. There is something to be said about the entrepreneurial spirit in each of us. Join us as each story unfolds to uncharted roads.
Speaker(s): Tjeerd Veenhoven, Vijay Sharma

Moderator: Naresh Jain
 
 

Redefining Creativity
Time: 10:30 - 11:30am
India has a legacy of creativity and art. The present day Indian designers and artists are trying to reinvent the traditional modes of creative thinking. They are experimenting with techniques and styles, which is eclectic, individualistic and often quirky. Inspirations include everyday objects, streets of India, bollywood kitsch, urban slang and more. This panel redefines the boundaries of creative thinking and how it ties back to its Indian roots.
Speaker(s): Anuj Sharma, Jayesh Sachdev

Moderator: Nisha Kundnani 

 

Cinema Old vs. New: Engaging Your Crowd
Time: 11:45 - 12:45pm
Bollywood is not a synonym for Indian cinema. These projects are thought provoking and address issues across multiple genres. Our panelists use storytelling in different ways to reach their audience. So what’s the next evolution or revolution in their journeys? 
Speaker(s): Anuvab Pal, Kabir Singh Chowdhry, Sumit Verma, Paromita Vohra

Moderator: Chetan Vohra 
 
 

Health of a Nation
Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm
From the unique service oriented model of Arvind Eye Care to the low cost baby warmers, the Indian health care industry is transforming. Myshkin’s company Biosense Technologies developed a portable, mobile phone-sized device to diagnose and monitor anemia non-invasively. Our speaker Myshkin Ingawale talks about his low cost device and its potential future use in the Indian Public Health sector, which is primarily run by local aid workers versus doctors.
Speaker: Myshkin Ingawale

Moderator: Naresh Jain 


Building Green Machines 

Time: 3:15 - 4:15pm
Green alternative solutions to energy are becoming common place in India. From solar energy to sustainable packaging, there is a conscious awareness around green issues, which was unheard of 10 years ago. This panel aims at the highlighting the viewpoint of world’s second most populated nation around sustainability and green futures.
Speaker(s): Mayank Sekshsaria, Dr. Rajesh Roy

Moderator: Naresh Jain 


Bombay Connect Session 
Time: 4:30 - 5:30pm

 

 

 

 

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