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Mobile for Good 2015 - Regional Event

This year, NASSCOM Foundation, through its program the NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum, has joined hands with the Vodafone Foundation for its ‘Mobile for Good’ (M4G) Awards, to recognise and support innovative mobile solutions that are addressing social development issues and helping transform lives in India. The platform awards and provides seed grants to six best projects that are using mobiles for outreach and impact.

 

Through this one day conference on ‘Mobile for Good’, we aim to create awareness about the relevance and impact of mobile technology in critical areas such as health, education, agriculture and environment, women empowerment and inclusive development, and governance by engaging all stakeholders in the respective region.

 

Venue: Vivanta by Taj, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai

 

Date: 25th June 2015

 

Time: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

 

Chief Guest: Shri D. K. Jain, Additional Chief Secretary, IT, Govt. of Maharashtra

 

To register for the event, please write to: [email protected]

 

Agenda:

10.00 – 10.30: Registration and networking tea

10.30 – 10.45: Welcome and Opening Remarks, Shrikant Sinha, CEO, NASSCOM Foundation

10.45 – 11.00: About M4G and VF, Madhu Sirohi, Head, Vodafone Foundation, India

11.00 – 11.20: Key note address - Shri DK Jain, Additional Chief Secretary, IT, Govt. of Maharashtra

11.20 – 11.30: Launching the Mobile for Good awards, 2015 edition - Video

11.30 – 11.40: Address by Ishmeet Singh, Business Head, Mumbai Circle, Vodafone

11.45 – 12.45: Leveraging Mobiles for Social Good, Moderated by Rumi Mallick Mitra, VP, NASSCOM Foundation

Panellists:

  • Wei Wei Wang, Impact Manager, Acumen
  • Vanessa D’Souza, CEO, SNEHA Mumbai
  • Sumeet Srivastava, Ex-CIO, Monsanto
  • Ishmeet Singh, Business Head, Mumbai circle, Vodafone

12.45 – 01.00: Presentation by Grant Thorton on M4G 2015 – How to apply

01.00 – 01.15: QnA

01.15 – 01.30: Vote of thanks and Closing Remarks

01.30 – 02.30: Networking Lunch

 

To register for the event, please write to: [email protected]

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