AI and Blockchain at Edge

AI and Blockchain at Edge

10 May, 2019

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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About the Conference

IEEE Bangalore section & IEEE SA Blockchain Group Bangalore is jointly organizing a one day technical event on “AI and Blockchain at Edge” on Friday, 10th May 2019 at Philips Innovation Campus, Manyata Tech Park, Bangalore.

This event is targeted at professionals or persons already with basic knowledge of AI, BlockChain, and Edge. The speakers belong to the technology fraternity from the industry as well as academia. We will have technical talks, panel discussions and also few lightning talks from the startup ecosystem on latest trends in this domain.

Expecting get together of 150+ professionals for this event including IEEE and non-IEEE members.

Agenda: (Tentative: some changes can expect...)

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End Time


9.00 am

9.30 am


9.30 am

10.00 am

Welcome Address - IEEE-Bangalore Section chair & Kalavathi GV, PIC CEO

10.00 am

10.30 am

Keynote 1 - Emerging confluence of Blockchain and AI, Vinayaka Pandit, Blockchain Head, IBM Research, India

10.30 am

11.00 am

Keynote 2 - Trusted AI Models in Healthcare, Vijayananda J, Fellow, Philips Research, PIC

11.00 am

11.20 am

Tea Break

11.20 am

11.40 am

IoT & AI - World of opportunities - Lux Rao, Director Dimensional Data

11.40 am

12.00 pm

Blockchain In and Out - Praful CS, CTO KoinEarth

12.00 pm

12.20 pm

AI inference acceleration at the edge with Intel Inside – Lakshmi Narasimhan, Engineering Manager, Intel

12.20 pm

12.40 pm

Blockchain IOT use case - Krishna Prasad, Blockchain Leader IEEE Bangalore and Distinguished engineer, HPE

12.40 pm

1.00 pm

Deep Dive – Edge with large data set and analytics – Tijo Thomas, Principal consultant customer solutions, Cloudera

1.00 pm

2.00 pm

Lunch Break

2.00 pm

2.20 pm

Block chain case study with edge – Harihara Natarajan, Senior technologist, Wipro Ltd

2.20 pm

2.40 pm

Deep learning on Edge – Ashish Sardana, Solutions architect, Nvidia

2.40 pm

3.00 pm

Making Blockchain smarter using AI and IOT - Deepak Lalan, Blockchain Head, Accenture

3.00 pm

3.20 pm

Hands on Blockchain End to End - Murughan P – Principal Technologist , Pingala Software

3.20 pm

4.00 pm

Panel Discussion: Challenges & Opportunities in AI, Blockchain & Edge

Moderator:Dr. Sunil Vuppala, Scientist, Philips Research

Panel members: 

Nagaraju Bussa, Director, Philips Research

Sanil Kumar, Chief Architect, Huawei India 

Munir, Mohammed, IEEE Standards Leader India

Raghavendra Deshmukh – Director, SAP Business Network

4.00 pm

Closure, Tea break & Networking session

Note: Participants for the event can get "IEEE Event participation letter" if needed.

  1. Venue & Parking Details:
  2. Venue: Training Room-2, Philips innovation campus, Manyata Tech Park, Outer Ring Road, Bangalore

    ID Cards:

    –Please make sure you carry a Government ID card to enter PIC campus

    –Request you to carry your company / institute ID card as well while entering the ManyataTech Park main gate

    –We will issue visitor pass after entering PIC

    Lunch, tea and snacks are provided during the event

    Reaching the venue in Manyata Tech Park:

    –The venue is inside the Manyata Tech park on the outer ring road, Nagawara.

    –We strongly recommend the participants to use cabs / Vajra (Volvo) service: 500-D, KIA-8.

    Bus stop: Manyata Tech Park bus stop in between Nagawara and Veerannapalya on Outer Ring Road. Please use sky walk bridge to cross the outer ring road if you get down on the opposite side

    –Quickride carpool app is a good option as many employees in Manyata use it.


    –We do not have visitor parking inside Philips Innovation Campus (PIC)

    Paid parking is available in MFAR building which costs Rs. 100 / hour (Backside of PIC). Our Philips security can guide if you need paid parking.

  3. Organizing committee:

Krishna Kumar, IEEE Bangalore Section Industry Relations

Sunil Kumar Vuppala, Researcher Philips India

Prashant Misra, IEEE Bangalore Section Industry Relations

KrishnaPrasad, IEEE Bangalore Section Blockchain Leader

Rajshekar, IEEE Bangalore Section Secretary

Vasantha Eranguntla, IEEE Bangalore Section Industry Relations

Abhishek Appachi, IEEE Bangalore Section Secretary

Sri Chandra, IEEE SA India Head

Gautham Stiprakash,

Ram Prakash Rustagi,

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    Ticket Details

    IEEE Member - Regular:  750

    Access to the event day - for IEEE members

    Non-IEEE Member - Regular:  1000

    Access to the event day - for non-IEEE members


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