Programme Schedule

MARCH 2, 2016

Time (in hrs)


0900-1100 hrs

Inaugural Session

Welcome Address: Lt Gen AKS Chandele, PVSM, AVSM, President – Defence, Internal Security & Public Safety, Geospatial Media & Communications

Atul D Tayal, Joint Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer-Domestic Operations & Member of the Board, Rolta India Ltd

Kshemendra Paul, Office of Director of National Intelligence, USA

Lt Gen JS Matharu VSM, Director General of information System

Dr Satheesh Reddy, Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister of India

Lt Gen Nirbhay Sharma, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, Governor of Mizoram

Vote of Thanks: Maj Gen VP Srivastava, ADG Military Survey, GSGS

1100-1230 hrs

Exhibition Visit

1230-1330 hrs


1330-1530 hrs

PLENARY 1: GIS Enabled Digital Battlefield

Chair: Lt Gen Nitin Kohli AVSM, VSM - Signal Officer - in - Chief, Indian Army

Greg Bentley, CEO, Bentley Systems

Mladen Stojic, President, Hexagon Geospatial, USA

Maj Gen Girish Kumar, Commandant, CAMS

Mark Reichardt, President, Open Geospatial Consortium


Networking Tea/ Coffee Break


Special Address: Dr S Pal, Vice Chancellor - Defence Institute of Armament Technology

1620-1730 hrs

PLENARY 2: Space & Cyberspace : The Final Frontiers

Chair: Lt Gen Aditya Singh (Retd)

Kumar Navulur, Director, Next Generation Products, DigitalGlobe

Maj Gen TSA Narayanan, ADG, EME, Army HQ

Brig MU Nair, Defence Information Assurance and Research Agency

Maj Gen L B Chand VSM, ADG, SIGS

MARCH 3, 2016

0900-1030 hrs

Technical Session 1: Maritime & Coastal Security

Chair : VAdm AG Thapliyal, AVSM*, Ex-DG Coast Guard

Marcus Trainor, Director – Operations/Sales, Asia Pacific, BAE Systems, Topic: Leveraging GEOINT Technology to Support Maritime and Coastal Security

RAdm Radhakrishnan (Retd)

RAdm S Kulshreshtra

Cdre Mukesh Bhargava

1030 -1100 hrs

Networking tea / coffee break

1100-1230 hrs

Technical Session 2: Internal Security & Emergency Response

Chair : Lt Gen NC Marwah, PVSM, AVSM (Retd), Member, NDMA

Dr Bhutiyani, Director , DTRL , Topic: Geospatial Technology in Disaster Management : A Himalayan Perspective

Ashish Gupta, Divisional Director, Rolta India Ltd, Topic: Solutions for effective confrontation, response management, analysis of emergencies & threats

Border Security Force

Vipin Tyagi, Executive Director, CDOT

Andrew, DigitalGlobe

MS Gupta IPS DG Home Guards, MP Police

1230-1330 hrs


1330-1500 hrs

Technical Session 3: GeoIntelligence Enablers / Emerging Technologies

Chair: Lt Gen GS Chandel AVSM, YSM, Director General Rashtriya Rifles

Ravindra Nagnathrao Kondekar, Vice President Defence Solution Products, Rolta India Ltd, Topic: Emerging Technologies in Geoint Solutions

Brent Stafford, Director - APAC, HERE Maps, Topic: Insights through Location Intelligence

T S Rawat, Sc-E, DTRL, Topic: Terrain Intelligence using Thermal Band RS Data

Col Arun Kumar D, Comdt, Army Digital Mapping Centre

Venkat Krishna, Associate Vice President, MapMy India

1500-1530 hrs

Tea / coffee break

1530-1700 hrs

Technical Session 4: GeoIntelligence Enablers / Emerging Technologies - II

Lt Gen Rajesh Pant, PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd), Chairman , PEL

Maj Gen KS Raju, MGEME, Eastern Command

Vivek Saxena, Sc-E, DTRL, Topic: Situational Awareness and Analysis System (SAAS) An Open Source Software Customisation.

Col K P Kumar, Topic: Integration of Engineering Support Plan with GIS During Operations for Monitoring and Analysis at Control Centre