Download Programme

Dec 7-8, IIM- Ahmedabad, India

December 7, 2012
Session Time Programme
Session 1 0930 – 1100

Conference Hall, KLMDC, FF

Plenary session:

Innovations for inclusive development: the quarter century journey of the Honey Bee Network 

 Chairs:Dr.Susantha Goonatilake, Royal Asiatic Society,

Sri Lanka.

Co-chairs:Prof Kuldeep Mathur,Former Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi and Prof Anil Gupta, IIMA

 Introduction to the conference: Anil K Gupta

Reminiscing  HBN: Kuldeep Mathur

Keynote: Susantha Goonatilake and Amrutbhai Agrawat, Life Time Achievement Awardee, NIF, Gujarat

Rapporteurs: Hubby Mathew, G.M.Bhat, Marianne Esders

1100 – 1130 Tea
Session 2 1130 – 1300

Conference Hall

Presentations on innovation policy landscape – The policy interventions and prescriptions for the future

Chair:Prof AM Sheikh Vice-Chancellor,  GAU

Co-Chair:Sang E Lee, USAID

Innovator:  Dharamveer Kamboj

Inclusive Innovations:  Policy initiatives

Vipin Kumar

Policy gaps

Anil K Gupta

Rapporteurs: Anamek Shah, Sudeep Kumar, Dorjey Angchok

1300 – 1400 Lunch
Session 3 1400 – 1530

Conference Hall and Classroom No.1, KLMDC, FF

Parallel discussion sessions

i) Policy and institutional interventions for linking the formal and informal sector

Taking stock of policy, institutional, and community based processes for creating an inclusive innovation system: sectoral, spatial and social variations

Chair: Prof. M.R.Dixit, IIMA

Co-chairs: Dr.Dinesh Abrol, NISTADS, Dr.Vipin Kumar, NIF

Rapporteurs: Leela Edwin, Sem Haokip, Arun Chandan

Innovators:  Prakash Singh Raghuvanshi, Mushtaq Ahmed

Conference Hall

ii) Financial and ICT innovations

Managing online and offline multi-media, multi-language platforms fostering open collaboration among investors, entrepreneurs and innovators

Chair:Prof Sanjay Verma, IIMA

Co-chair:Alexander  Grots, K C Bhanoo,

Rapporteurs: S Ramkumar, Ranjay Singh, Chintan Shinde

Classroom No.1, KLMDC, FF

1530 – 1600 Tea and photo session
Session 4 1600 – 1730 Parallel discussion sessions


i) Designing for inclusive and green development; engineering and biodiversity based value chain


Chair: Dr. P Pushpangadan, Amity University

Co-chair: G M Bhat, Kashmir University

Prof D M Dodia, SDAU, Sardarkrushinagar,

Innovators:  Periyasamy, Jamnaben, Dipak Bharali

Rapporteur: Vivek Kumar, Nirmal Sahay

Conference Hall, FF

ii) Portfolio of incentives including IPR and open-source instruments


Chair: Dr. Adrian Smith, University of Sussex, Brighton

Co-Chair: Prof Shamnad Basheer, National Law School, Kolkata

Innovator:  Mansukhbhai Patel

Rapporteur: Sonica Pawaja, Anamika Dey, Supratik Choudhury

Classroom No.1, KLMDC, FF

Session 5 1730 – 1900

Cricket Ground

Innovation exhibition and interaction with innovators

Chair: Brig P Ganesham,Pallesrujana

Co-chair: Ramesh Patel, SRISTI

Innovators:  Rajkumar Rathor, Mohanlal

Rapporteurs: Chetan Patel, Parshottam Patel, Noel Sequeria

1900 Onwards

Vishala Restaurant

(Bus Shuttle)

Traditional food at Vishalaand a word on Sattvik food by Ramesh Patel, SRISTI

Rapporteurs: Rajeev Pandey, Hema Patel

December 8, 2012
Session Time Programme
Session 6 9.00 – 10.15 Plenary presentations of discussions from day before

Chair: Dr. Dinesh Abrol, NISTADS,

Co-Chair: Prof Atul Saxena, DUVASU,

Mr. Vivekanandan, SEVA,  Dr. Isabel Creuznacher

Innovator: C. Mallesham

Group I

Group II

Rapporteurs: Pawan K Singh, T J James

10.15 – 10.30 Tea
Session 7


10.30 – 12.30


Parallel discussion sessions

i) Cultural creativity

Chair: Prof Paul Shrivastava, Concordia University Montreal

Co-chair: Ms. Mallika Sarabhai, Darpana

Innovator:  Mansukhbhai Prajapati

Rapporteurs: Soyeon Yang, Marianne Esders

Classroom No.1, KLMDC

ii) Linking industry, academia and the informal sector through an open innovation platform,


Chair: Prof Akshai Aggarwal, Vice Chancellor GTU, Ahmedabad

Co-chair: Prof Vasant Shetty, KVAFSU, Hassan, Naga Nandini Dasgupta, Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology

Rapporteurs: Lakshmi Jaganathan, Hiranmay Mahanta, Amol Mahulkar, Jayant Sharma

Auditorium 1, KLMDC

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
Session 8 13.30 – 14.30 Teachers as transformers

Chair: Ms. Sangita Singh, Principal Secretary

Co-chair: Prof. Vijay Sherry Chand, IIMA

Presentations by eight innovative teachers from Gujarat and Maharashtra

Rapporteurs: Chandrasekhar, Sumitesh

Session 9 13 30 – 15 30 Finalization of Ahmedabad Declaration
15.30 – 16.00 Tea
16.00 – 17.00 Summing up

§ One Response to Programme

We Welcome Suggestions and Feedback

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

  • International Development Research Centre


  • Enter your email address to follow and receive notifications by email.

    Join 50 other followers