Subject of Seminar Location As A Date
Re-thinking Governance Taj Palace, New Delhi Key Speaker and Panelist (Round table on Smart Governance) 25-Mar-13
Roadmap to Commercialization AMA, Ahmedabad Chair (Open House on Roadmap to Commercialization) 16-Mar-13
Secure IT : National Conference on ICT in Public Safety, Security and Disaster Management The Oberoi, New Delhi Session Chair (Safeguarding National Data, Cyber Warfare, Cyber Crime, Security of e-Governance System) 08-Mar-13
Flood IT – II Shanku’s Water Park, Mehsana Chief Guest 03-Mar-13
BITA IT Show 2013 Akota Stadium, Vadodara Chief Guest 24-Feb-13
27th Gujarat Science Congress Changa,Vadodara Chief Guest 24-Feb-13
6th IP Summit 2013 on Knowledge Society AMA, Ahmedabad Chief Guest & Keynote Speaker 26-Jan-13
International Conference on Emergence of New Era in Glass and Ceramics Tagore Hall, Ahmedabad Chief Guest & Co-inaugurate 17-Jan-13
“The Legal Framework of Intellectual Property Rights: Making Gujarat the Center of Innovation Opportunities and Challenges for Innovative Companies& Safeguarding the Entertainment Industry” GNLU, Gandhinagar Filled in for the CM in the concluding session 10-Jan-13
Technology Symposium: “A Platform for Global Collaboration”, Initiatives of Gujarat in Science & Technology AMA, Ahmedabad Chief Guest & Keynote Speaker 10-Jan-13
Innovation in Technology, Finance and IPR for MSME’s Hotel Courtyard Marriott,Ahmedabad Chief Guest & Keynote Speaker 27-Dec-12
eGov Knowledge Exchange Forum, 2012; e-Governance for Good Governance & Inclusive Growth Hotel Sheraton, Udaipur Session Chair 14-Dec-12
“Global IPR Symposium on Contemporary IPR Issues and Sustainable Development: A Way Forward for Cooperation between Stakeholders of Developing and Developed Countries” GNLU Campus,Gandhinagar Distinguished Guest of Honour 10-Dec-12
Technology and Technology Financing for MSMEs GCCI Chief Guest 6-Dec-12
Workshop on Best Practices for Transforming Creative Ideas into Sustainable Practices Bhopal Guest Faculty 31-Oct-12
8th Convention of Grameen Gyan Abhiyan (Role of ICT in rural transformation) Chennai Session Chair 29-Oct-12
Economic Business Outlook: How India compares to China for investment opportunities Seattle, US Panelist 28-Sep-12
Cyber Crime: 5th Domain of Warfare (Ministry of Communications & IT, Govt of India) Gandhinagar Special Guest 20-Jul-12
Urban Financial Inclusion through Kiosk Ahmedabad Special Guest 22-Jun-12
29th Skoch Summit – Refuelling Growth Mumbai Key note Speaker – ICT in refuelling India’s Growth,Panelist – Real Sector – Real Issues
29th Skoch Summit - Refuelling Growth Curtain Raiser

29th Skoch Summit - Real Sector - Real Issues Real Sector-Real Issues

Skoch Challangers Awards Skoch Challangers Awards

Express Technology Sabha Goa Future of eGovernance, Keynote Address 07-Jun-12
Inauguration of a training programme and Lecture Session to Newly Promoted Asst. Commissioners and Fresh IRS trainees NADT, Nagpur Chief Guest 01-Jun-12
Mega IT Show Rajkot Chief Guest and Key Address
Mega IT Show (Saurashtra Udhyog Vepar Mahamandal) Mega IT Show
Women and Girls in ICT on World Telecommunication and Information Society Day Ahmedabad Chief Guest 17-May-12
10th VAR India IT Forum 2012 on the theme “Best Practices for India Going Digital”, Panel Discussion on Enhancing Citizen Services Leela, New Delhi Session Chair
Session Chair 10th VAR India IT Forum 2012
G-Cloud Conclave 2012 Le Meridian, New Delhi Deliver Valedictory Address 09-May-12
5th World IT Forum (WITFOR) 2012 theme “ICT for Sustainable Human Development” Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi Panelist (1) Open Government, Open Innovation (2) Capacity Building -Building internal capacities with special attention to project management, administrative reform and cyber security (3) Understanding the future; Big Data, Cloud and Growth of Information
5th World IT Forum (WITFOR) 2012 theme The 5th IFIP World IT Forum 2012 – Part1
5th World IT Forum (WITFOR) 2012 theme The 5th IFIP World IT Forum 2012 – Part2

Workshop on National eGovernance Plan (NeGP) Gujarat University, Ahmedabad Chief Guest 31-Mar-12
Skoch Challenger Awards 2012 Le Meridien, New Delhi Winner of Skoch Challenger Award 2012 for Information Technology 27-Mar-12
National Conference – Recent Advances & Current Trends in Medicinal Chemistry and Other Chemical Sciences Saurashtra University, Rajkot Special Speaker (Science & Technology Initiatives in Gujarat) 18-Mar-12
The Livelihood : Youth Empowerment, Skill Development & Innovation (CII Gujarat Annual Day 2012) Ahmedabad Keynote Speaker
The Livelihood : Youth Empowerment, Skill Development & Innovation (CII Gujarat Annual Day 2012) The Livelihood Youth Empowerment

3rd Annual Secure IT 2012 (National Conference on ICT in Public Safety, Security and Disaster Management) Claridges, New Delhi Session Chair (Information Security – Securing Networks, Communications, Data and Applications)
3rd Annual Secure IT 2012 3rd Annual Secure IT 2012

Egovernance Congress – Innovation in Technology for Public Sector The Metropolitan, New Delhi Speaker (Electronic Delivery of Public Services – A Strategic Roadmap) 29-Feb-12
5th GESIA Annual Awards Aangan Party Plot, Ahmedabad Guest of Honour
Session Chair GESIA
International Health Conference : Ensuring Public Health and Safety in the Mobile Industry Hotel Leela Palace, New Delhi Session Chair (Development of Safe Guidelines for India)
International Health Conference International Health Conference

14th Annual International Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial Information Technology and Applications Epicentre, Gurgaon Key Speaker (Panel discussion on Status of Geo Governance in India) 07-Feb-12
ISA Vision Summit 2012 Hotel Taj West End, Bangalore Session Chair & Moderator (State level initiatives on ESDM industry)

ISA Vision Summit 2012 ISA Vision Summit 2012

99th Indian Science Congress – 2012 (Panelist – Panel Discussion on
S&T Policy Making and Ethical Issues & Concerns)
Bhubaneswar, Odisha Speaker 05-Jan-12
5th Annual Intellectual Property Summit AMA, Ahmedabad Guest of Honour
5th Annual Intellectual Property Summit 2012 5th Annual Intellectual Property
FITAG Leadership Awards and Convention 2011 on theme ‘Future Technology of IT’ Convention Hall, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad Chief Guest
FITAG leadership awards FITAG leadership awards
8th ACMA ICT Show; Gujarat ICT Round Table conference, Chief Information Officer (CIO) Convention on Secure IT Convention Hall, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad Chair (Round Table Conference)
8th ACMA ICT Show 8th ACMA ICT Show
SEARCC – 2011 (South East Asia Regional Computer Confederation) – Collaboration for inclusive growth. Hotel Intercontinental, Mumbai Panel Speaker (Public Private Partnership – Partnership between CIOs and IT Secretaries) 12-Dec-11
CSI’s 46th Annual National Convention on the theme “ICT 4 U” IIM, Ahmedabad Guest of Honour 01-Dec-11
13th World Innovation Summit & Expo on Power & Infrastructure Construction, 4th Interantional Expo & Summit. Mumbai Special Invitee (to collect ICT India Excellence Award – Progress of Development of IT in State, winner – Dept of IT, GoG) 10-Nov-11
ITPV Partner Leadership Award 2011 Hotel Pride, Ahmedabad Chief Guest 07-Nov-11
Cloud Computing World Forum JW Marriott, Mumbai Speaker 12-Oct-11
GIFT SEZ – Emerging Business Opportunities For IT/ITeS St Laurn Chief Guest 04-Oct-11
GTU Leadership Excellence Seminar Ahmedabad Management Association Chief Guest
GTU Leadership Excellence Seminar GTU Leadership
National Institute of Smart Government & SeMT (Training) Cambay, Gandhinagar Chief Guest
National Institute of Smart Government & SeMT (Training) NISG & SeMT Training Part 1

National Institute of Smart Government & SeMT (Training) NISG & SeMT Training Part 2

Sep 2011
ICT in Urban Renewal Gandhinagar, Gujarat Chief Guest 30-Sep-11
8th Assocham International Summit on e-Governance. Empowerment & Social Inclusion through e-Governance Hotel Taj Mahal, New Delhi Special Guest to give Gujarat State Perspective on ‘eGovernance for empowerment of citizens’ 29-Sep-11
54th Annual Technical Convention on ‘ICTs in rural development’ and IETE Expo Rajpath Club, Ahmedabad Chief Guest 23-Sep-11
Citizen Centric e-Government, State e-Governance Consultation Workshop (Inaugural Session Speech – Gujarat eDestination of the Country) Hotel Courtyard Marriott, Ahmedabad Chair (panel discussion – Gujarat achieving digital inclusion through e-Governance) 09-Sep-11
Seminar on Gujarat International Finance Tec City & SEZ Ahmedabad Chief Guest
Seminar on National Knowledge Network: A step towards Making India a Knowledge Driven Economy Bhaikaka Bhavan, Ahmedabad Chief Guest
National Knowledge Network
eWorld 2011 Forum The Ashok, New Delhi Co-chair (ICT Leaders’ Conclave – How did Gujarat set up ecosystem of eGovernance in the state)
eWorld 2011
4th Annual GESIA Awards & National Level Seminar on Emerging Technologies, Trends and Opportunities for ICT Industry Cambay Grand, Ahmedabad Guest of Honour

2nd International Conference on Transforming Healthcare with IT Hyderabad International Convention Center, Hyderabad Speaker 22-Apr-11
Seminar on “IP Technology in Broadcasting” Hotel Cambay Grand, Ahmedabad Guest of Honour 17-Apr-11
Symposium on Protection of Human & Civil Right of the Mentally Ill & Mentally Retarded Person SPIPA, Ahmedabad Invitee 16-Apr-11
FutureGov Forum India (plan for M Government) ITC Maurya, New Delhi Speaker 12-Apr-11
Elitex 2011, Electronics & Information Technology Exposition New Delhi Session Chair (Shared Platforms for eGovernance)
Elitex 2011
National Conference on Hacktivism Sarva Vidyalaya Institute of Computer Studies (SVICS), Kadi Chief Guest 01-Apr-11
Skoch Challenger Awards 2011 Hotel Shangri – La New Delhi Winner of Skoch Challenger Award 2011 for eGovernance 25-Mar-11 – Power of Social Media in Governance Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi Panelist (Gov 2.0 for India -The Opportunity, The Challenge, The Reality) 11-Mar-11
All India Seminar on Cyber Security / E-Security – Latest Trends and Technology Bhaikaka Bhavan, Ahmedabad Chief Guest 05-Mar-11
11th Edition of Technofora Nirma University, Ahmedabad Chief Guest 11-Feb-11
14th National Conference on eGovernance on the theme ‘Rural e-Service Delivery Status and Challenges’ CIDCO Natyagruha Auditorium, Aurangabad Special Invitee to collect Awards (3 Awards – SWAGAT, IWMP, Rajkot Municipal Corporation on eGov) 10-Feb-11
15th ISCB International Conference (1SCBC-2011) Bridging Gaps in Discovery and Development: Chemical and Biological Sciences for Affordable Health, Wellness and Sustainability Hotel Grand Bhagwati, Rajkot Special Guest 07-Feb-11
Launch of an updated version of Indigenously developed Integrated GIS and Image Processing Software package version 1.1 ( IGiS v1.1) Ahmedabad Management Association Guest of Honour 27-Jan-11
eGovWorld 2011 – 5th National Summit on eGovernment The Grand, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi Invitee 20-Jan-11
Technology Sabha The Park, Hyderabad Speaker (DNA for sustainable transformation through IT) 19-Jan-11
Bangalore HR Summit 2010 on the theme ‘Business Capability Building through HR’ Le Meridien, Bangalore Invitee 10-Dec-10
NASSCOM Engineering Forum 2010 on the theme ‘Accelerating Innovation with Indian Engineering’ Welcome Hotel, Vadodara Keynote Speaker 10-Dec-10
“Mobile Ecosystem & Trends In Gujarat” IIM, Ahmedabad Chief Guest (keynote address on The Mobile Ecosystem – Vision for the Future) 06-Dec-10
7th Convention on the theme ICT and Food , Health and Livelihood Security in an Era of Climate Change University of Mumbai, Kalina Campus, Santacruz Panelist (Addressing Rural Developmental issues through Policy level ICT implementation) 27-Nov-10
CSI’s 45th National Convention and CSI-Nihilent eGov Award Ceremony (Theme :iGen Technologies for the Next Decade) Mumbai Special Invitee (to collect CSI Nihilent eGov Award for excellence at State Level) and Speaker on eGovernance 26-Nov-10
24th Skoch Summit. Round table dicussion on ‘ICT in Governance’. Hotel Shangri La, New Delhi Panelist (Delivering Equality, Growth & Social Justice) 10-Nov-10
Asia PKI Consortium The Lalit, New Delhi Invitee 29-Oct-10
India eGov2.0 Awards 2010 The Claridges, New Delhi Invitee 28-Oct-10
Bangalore India’s premier ICT event 2010 The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore Speaker 28-Oct-10
Ninth Annual India-Tech Excellence Awards Mumbai Invitee 27-Oct-10
One Day PKI Outreach Programme Sarovar Portico, Ahmedabad Chief Guest 22-Oct-10
25th Annual IAPT Convention and seminar on Exploring Frontiers of Astronomy, Astro Physics & Space Science Saurashtra University, Rajkot Chief Guest 21-Oct-10
FutureGov Summit 2010 Sutera Harbour Resort, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Delegate 13-Oct-10
Future of Technology and Communication, Impact of Technology on Public Relations Ahmedabad Chief Guest 25-Sep-10
Skoch Digital Inclusion Awards 2010 Hotel Shangri La, New Delhi Winner of ‘Skoch ICT for India- Person of the Year’ Award 2010
Skoch ICT for India
Digital Inclusion Day and Skoch Awards 2010, Round Table on Converged Infrastructure for Speeding eGovernance Hotel Shangri La, New Delhi Panelist (Infrastructure and Governance) 22-Sep-10
FITAG Leadership Awards Ahmedabad Chief Guest 18-Sep-10
Workshop on Virtualization & Cloud Computing Knowledge Park, Bangalore Attendee 21-Aug-10
Government Transformation Forum 2010 (Transforming Public Services for Next Generation); The Imperial, Janpath, New Delhi Speaker / Panelist (Global Best Practices and way forward for information sharing strategies among government agencies) 30-Jun-10
International conference on ‘Software in the Public Sector, with focus on Public Education’ Kochi, Kerala Attendee 27-May-10
4th National Telecom Awards 2010 (CMAI – Communication Multimedia and Infrastructure Association of India) The Lalit, New Delhi Speaker / Panelist (Broadband touching billion lives) 20-May-10
Seminar on Better City, Better Life with ICTs on the occassion The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day – 2010 Bhaikaka Hall, Ahmedabad Chief Guest, Key note address (Better City, Better Life with ICTs) 17-May-10
Seminar on enforcement of Cyber Law by The National Project Committee and CAT New Delhi Invitee 08-May-10
A Symposium on “Emerging Trends in Cell Biology” Indian Institute of Advanced Research, Gandhinagar Presidential Address by Mr Saxena, as PS – DST 28-Apr-10
Hospital Day Celebration Ahmedabad Guest of Honour 10-Apr-10
FutureGov Forum India 2009 ( Modernising Indian Government) Hyatt Regency , New Delhi Delegate 07-Apr-10
Best Practices for Data Protection & Launch of Ahmedabad E-Security Forum Ahmedabad Chief Guest 17-Mar-10
Indo ASEAN IT business Summit Ahmedabad Keynote Address 08-Mar-10
13th National Conference on e-Governance on the theme ‘e-Governance from Citizens perspective’ Birla Auditorium, Jaipur Delegate 18-Feb-10
Map India 2010 on the theme ‘Defining Geospatial Vision for India’ and 13th Annual International Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial
Information Technology and Applications
Epicentre, Gurgaon Key Speaker and Panelist (State SDI Implementation) 19-Jan-10
International Seminar on SEZ Santacruz, Mumbai Speaker 22-Aug-08