AGENDA

FEBRUARY 23rd, 2015 (DAY- 1)

09:15 AM to 10:00 AM- Registration and Exhibition
Registration and Exhibition

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM- Welcome Address and engagement index
- Mitrajit Bhattacharya, President AIM & President & Publisher , Chitralekha group
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10:45 AM to 11:15 AM- Tea, Networking Break and Exhibition

11:15 AM to 12:00 Noon- MediaMorphosis. The future of magazines and the magazines of the future
- Juan Senor, Partner, Innovation Media Consultancy,U.K and Co-editor, Innovations in Magazines World Report.
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12:00 Noon to 12:50 PM- Case study : Indian language magazines- Connecting with audiences and extending platforms
- Paresh Nath, Chairman, Delhi Press Group
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- B. Srinivasan, Managing Director ,Vikatan group
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12.50 PM to 01.35 PM- Keynote : In our technological future, everything would be connected to flows of data. The question is : Who will control this ?
- Siva Vaidhyanathan, Chairman, Department of Media Studies, University of Virginia
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01:35 PM to 02:30 PM - Lunch, Networking Break and Exhibition

02.30 PM to 3.00 PM- Keynote : Emerging consumer trends and implications for magazines
- Santosh Desai, MD and CEO, Future Brands
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03.00 PM to 03.45 PM- Panel : How magazines have driven our Brand and how they have adapted and continue to connect with consumers
- G.R Ananthapadmanabhan, Joint Managing Director, GRT Group
- S. Ramesh Pothy - Managing Director, Pothy Group
- C.K Kumaravel, Co-founder, Naturals Beauty Salon India
- K.S Rao, Head Investor Education & Distribution Development, Birla Sunlife Asset Management.
- Moderator: B Srinivasan

03.45 PM to 04.30 PM- Tea, Networking Break and Exhibition

04:30 PM to 05:15 PM- Live from London : Publishing in the Digital Whirpool - The drivers of change in the Indian and Global market
- Jim Bilton ,Managing Director, Wessenden Marketing
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05.15 PM to 06.00 PM- Panel : B2B Publishing- Monetising beyond Print
- Suresh Ramakrishnan, Publishing Director ,Haymarket India Pvt Ltd
- Nupur Sharma, Head Marketing - Brand Strategy, Advertising & Digital - Cisco
- Preeti Rao, Segment Marketing Lead, Dell India
- Maneck Dawar, Proprietor Spenta Media - Moderator

07:30 PM Onwards- Cocktail Reception & Dinner


FEBRUARY 24th , 2015 (DAY- 2)

10.30 AM to 11.15 AM- An Introduction to Digital Workshops
- Vikas Agnihotri,Industry Director, Google India
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11.15 AM to 11.35 AM- Tea Networking Break and Exhibition

11.35 AM to 12.00 noon- Edtior's Take : Opportunities and threats in the world of social, collaborative and response driven media.
- N. Ram, Chairman Kasturi & Sons & Publisher of The Hindu

12.00 noon to 12.45 PM- 10 Themes for 2015 : Key trends arising in this omni-media world and how the magazine media industry is adapting.
- Chris Llewellyn, President & CEO, FIPP
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12.45 PM to 1.15 PM- Keynote :
- Praveen Tripathi, Chief Executive, Magic9 Media & Consumer Knowledge
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1.15 PM to 2.15 PM- Lunch, Networking Break and Exhibition

02:15 PM to 03:00 PM- Keynote : Why we include magazines as an important part of our investment plans.
- Cavinkare- C.K Ranganthan, Chairman & Managing Director, Cavinkare

03.00 PM to 03.30 PM- Case Study -Monetising Digital Platforms
- Maheshwer Peri, Chairman & Publisher, Pathfinders Publishing

03.30 AM to 04.00 PM- Tea, Networking Break and Exhibition

04.00 PM to 04.20 PM- Technology : Understanding Interactive Print
- Jessica Butcher, CMO, Blippar
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04.20 PM to 04.50 PM- Digital : Readership and promotion - capturing the millennials
- Girish Ramdas, CEO and Co-Founder, Magzter

04:50 PM to 05:00 PM- Vote of Thanks
- Closing and Vote of Thanks
- B. Srinivasan, Managing Director, Vikatan group & Chairman, 9th IMC