AI: Augmenting 

human capabilities 

Artificial Intelligence is the most powerful technology of the 21st century.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is poised to disrupt our world. Artificial intelligence (AI) makes it possible for machines to learn from experience, adjust to new inputs and perform human-like tasks. AI presents opportunities to complement and supplement human intelligence and enrich the way people live and work. India, being the fastest growing economy with the second largest population in the world, has a significant stake in the AI revolution.


About CII

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.

CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded in 1895, India's premier business association has more than 9100 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 300,000 enterprises from 291 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.


India is now set to become a US$ 5 trillion economy in the next five years and Indian industry will remain the principal growth engine for achieving this target. With the theme for 2019-20 as 'Competitiveness of India Inc - India@75: Forging Ahead', CII will focus on five priority areas which would enable the country to stay on a solid growth track. These are - employment generation, rural-urban connect, energy security, environmental sustainability and governance.

Eminent Speakers

Shri Yaduvendra Mathur, IAS Special Secretary NITI Aayog Government of India

Ms Anna Roy, NITI Aayog

Ms Anna Roy Senior Adviser & Head of Department (Industry, DM & Analysis) NITI Aayog Government of India

Mr Vinod Sood, Chairman

Mr Vinod Sood Conclave Chairman and Managing Director Hughes Systique

Mr Prateek Garg,Progressive Infotech

Mr Prateek Garg Co-Chair, CII Regional Committee on Ai and Founder, CEO & Managing Director Progressive Infotech


Mr Kishore Jayaraman President, India & South Asia Rolls-Royce

Mr Ashvin Vellody, Deloitte

Mr Ashvin Vellody Partner Deloitte India

Mr Jagdish Mitra, TechMahindra

Mr Jagdish Mitra Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Growth Tech Mahindra

Mr Juergen Hase, Unlimit

Mr Juergen Hase Chief Executive Officer Unlimit IoT

Mr Amit Sinha Roy,TATA Communication

Mr Amit Sinha Roy Vice President – Strategy & Marketing TATA Communications Ltd

Ms Kavita Bhatia, MeitY

Ms Kavita Bhatia Director Emerging Technologies Division & DP Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology

Mr Sidharth Balakrishna, Essel Group

Mr Sidharth Balakrishna AI Evangelist, Author, Columnist and Former Executive Director Essel (Zee) Group

Mr Rajesh Ivaturi

Mr Rajesh Ivaturi Partner Deloitte India

Ms Shalini Misra, Sopra Steria

Ms Shalini Misra Digital Transformation Officer Sopra Steria

Mr Ashish Kumar, Amosta

Mr Ashish Kumar Chief Executive Officer Amosta

Mr Sushil Kumar, DoT

Mr Sushil Kumar Dy Director General (IoT), TEC Department of Telecommunications Ministry of Communications

Mr Dhiraj Bhandary

Mr Dhiraj Bhandary Partner Deloitte India

Col Kapil Jaiswal, MoD (IHQ)

Col Kapil Jaiswal Director, Directorate of System Applications Ministry of Defence (IHQ) Government of India

Mr Monojit Mazumdar

Mr Monojit Mazumdar Partner Deloitte India

Dr Masood Ikram, Mellon Ai

Dr Masood Ikram Managing Director Mellon Ai

Mr Amit Gupta, Hughes

Mr Amit Gupta Assistant Vice President and Product Head- Application Engineering Group Hughes Systique Corporation

Mr Taranjeet S Bhamra, AgNext

Mr Taranjeet Singh Bhamra Chief Executive Officer AgNext Technologies

Mr Kunal Turakhia, Wipro

Mr Kunal Turakhia Global Practice Head, Decision Sciences Data, Analytics & AI Wipro Limited

Mr Himanshu Goel, Syniverse

Mr Himanshu Goel Managing Director India, Middle East & Africa Syniverse Technologies

Mr Ravi S Rai, Savitri

Mr Ravi Shankar Rai Chairman & Managing Director Savitri Group

Mr Sandeep Saxena, TCS

Mr Sandeep Saxena Principal Consultant & Program Head Data Marketplace, Corporate Research & Innovation Tata Consultancy Services

Mr Manoj Dawane, Vidhi

Mr Manoj Dawane Founder & CEO Vidhi Techinnovation

Mr B Bhattacharya, IBM

Mr Biswajit Bhattacharya Partner & Executive Director Automotive Industry Leader SA IBM India Pvt Limited

Alok Gupta

Mr Alok Gupta Chief Executive Officer Pyramid Cyber


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Focus Session

AI: Industry reaching new heights

AI: Industry reaching new heights

Recent advances in AI have stimulated enthusiasm in the private sector across the globe as the possibility of mass-produced consumer products and machinery with human-like intelligence inches closer to reality. In this session, we will discuss how AI has enhanced large-scale retail and FMCG companies in managing their supply chain and align their marketing strategy with customer’s preferences. In addition, we will discuss how these learnings can be translated to the manufacturing sector.

AI: Unlocking the magic box

AI: Unlocking the magic box

AI technologies are driving major shifts in how society operates, and there is great potential for using these technologies for social good as well as boosting sustainable development. This session, will discuss the successful deployment and the potential use of AI in healthcare, education and agricultural sector. There are applications seen in areas like cancer prediction, adaptive learning and improving crop productivity.

Overcoming barriers to adopt AI

Overcoming barriers to adopt AI

As we can comprehend, the adoption of Artificial Intelligence is taking place rapidly across major businesses. It is crucial for an organisation to adopt a right direction and strategy to implement AI. In this session, we will discuss few challenges like the lack of skilled human resource, high initial infrastructure costs and identifying the right use-cases. Moreover, how can we overcome these challenges to maximize benefits?



The Leela Palace

Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri

New Delhi -110 023 (INDIA)

IT: + 91 11 39331234

Nearest Airport: 15 kms / 35 minutes

Nearest Railway station: 10 kms / 25 minutes


Our Address

Confederation of Indian Industry 

(Northern Region) – Sub-Regional Office
Plot No 249 –F, Sector-18, Udyog Vihar

Phase IV, Gurugram  - 122 015

Tel: +91 0124  401 40760 - 67

Fax: +91 0124 401 4062

Programme / Partnership 

Deepak Sidha 

Deputy Director

Mobile: +91 9810307114

Email: deepak.sidha@cii.in

Tel: +91-0124-401-4073

Delegate Participation 

Ridham Tripathi 

Mobile: +91 8433480530

Email: ridham.tripathi@cii.in


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