Program Bird’s Eye View

January 27 - 30, 2021

Day 1 | January 27, 2021
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM Inaugural Function
Inaugural Address:
Prof. K. Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser, Govt. of India., New Delhi
Conclave Keynote:
Prof. Tony Hey, Chief Data Scientist, Science and Technology Facilities Council, UK Research and Innovation, London.
Day 2 | January 28, 2021
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Technical Session – 1
eScience and the Fourth Paradigm in Research
Dr. Ram Ramaswamy, Adjunct Professor, IIT Delhi; former Vice Chancellor, Central University of Hyderabad

  1. Dr. George Buchanan, Director, iSchool; Associate Professor, School of Computing and Information Systems; Melbourne School of Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia
  2. Mr.Harshal Ganpatrao Hayatnagarkar, R & Partner and Computer Scientist, ResearchWorks Technologies, Pune.
  3. Dr. V. Vijaya Saradhi, Assistant Professor Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Guwahati.
Dr. Vidyadhar Mudkavi, Head, CSIR – Fourth Paradigm Institute, Bengaluru
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM Technical Session – 2
Open Science and Scholarly Communication
Rob Johnson, Founder and Director, Research Consulting, Nottingham, UK.

  1. Dr. Madhan Muthu, Librarian, Azim Premji University, Bengaluru
  2. Dr. Sridhar Gautam, Senior Scientist, ICAR – Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru
  3. Ms. Iryna Kuchma, Open Access Programme Manager EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries), Europe
Dr. Anand Byrappa, Head, Library and Data Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
Day 3 | January 29, 2021
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Technical Session – 3
Cyber Infrastructure and Big Data Analytics
Dr. Vasant G Honavar, Edward Frymoyer Endowed Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University, USA

  1. Dr Ee-Peng Lim, Lee Kong Chian Professor of Information Systems and , Director, Living Analytics Research Centre, Singapore Management University, Singapore
  2. Mr. S.R.Narayanan, Chief Data Officer, Trivanis Consulting, Singapore.
  3. Dr. L. Venkata Subramaniam, Master Inventor, Quantum Ambassador and AI Neuro-symbolic Sub-theme Lead, IBM, New Delhi.
Dr. Srinivas Bhogle, Honarary Professor, CSIR – Fourth Paradigm Institute , Bengaluru
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM Technical Session – 4
Research Data Management
Prof. Cinzia Daraio, Department of Computer, Control, Management & Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

  1. Makx Dekkers, Independent Information Professional, Malaga, Andalusia, Spain
  2. Dr. Aastha Madaan, Senior Data Scientist, Arup, UK
  3. Dr. Björn Brembs, Professor of Neurogenetics, Institute of Zoology, University of Regensburg, Germany
Dr. Sai Baba, Registrar, Ramaiah Applied Science & Technology University, Bengaluru
Day 4 | January 30, 2021
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Technical Session – 5
Social Media and Research
Dr. Abhinanda Sarkar, Adjunct Faculty, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

  1. Dr. Vasudev Varma, Professor and Former Dean of Research Indian Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
  2. Dr. Mayank Singh, Assistant Professor, IIT Gandhinagar,India
  3. Mr. Ravi Padaki, Chief Digital Officer, Duroflex World, Bengaluru.
Dr. Shalini Urs, Founder Chairperson, MYRA School of Business, Mysore
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM Technical Session – 6
Health Informatics
Dr. Raza Abidi, Professor and Director, Health Informatics, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Canada

  1. Dr Sudeshna Adak , CEO & Founder, Omix Research and Diagnostics Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru
  2. Dr Thanga Prabhu, Advisor, St. John’s Health Innovation Foundation, Bengaluru.
  3. Dr. Sanjay Sood, Associate Director and Head, Health Informatics Centre, CDAC, Mohali
Ms. Rani Desai, Chief Executive Officer, Anahat Foundation, Bengaluru
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Case Studies in Innovation & Valedictory

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