BGM 2017 - CONFERENCE INAUGURATION

05 - 07 JANUARY 2017, DUBAI

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

Spot registrations will be open at the conference venue on Friday, 6 Jan 2017 at 8 am.

Marhaba (welcome),

Hope you have by now arrived safely into Dubai (or are already on the way)!

To help you to better to connect with other BITSians and the organizers during the BITSAA Global Meet 2017, we have released a new mobile friendly discussion/chat site and an exclusive app for Android phone users. Please follow the steps below to use it today.

Step 1: If you have an Android based phone, then download and install the app from http://bit.ly/BGM2017App  or search for BGM 17 on Android Play Store.

For iOS (Apple) and all other handset (BlackBerry, Nokia, Windows) users you can use our mobile friendly web apphttp://app.bgm2017.com/

Step 2: Click on Register and enter you email ID with which you purchased your BGM ticket. If someone else helped you to buy your conference ticket, please ask your friend or get in touch with one of the organizers and we will sort you out.

Step 3: You will receive an email with your username and a default password.

Step 4Login to the Android app or the Web site (http://app.bgm2017.com) using the credentials you received in the email. Feel free to edit and update your profile to help your batchmates find you 🙂

App Features:

  1. Schedule Section: Will help you to stay abreast of the event schedule
  2. People Section: Will help you to connect with batchmates and other people that you want to meet during the event.
  3. Discuss Section: Will have discussion related to different panels you can post your views and question there to the respective panelists.
  4. BGM Shout Box:  This is under the Discuss menu and will help you to receive all updates/notifications from the BGM 2017 organisers. Keep watching this forum so that you don’t miss the last bus!
  5. Profile Section: Will help you to update your profile and directions to the Venue.

Have a safe journey, fun filled stay in Dubai and an excellent time with all your batchmates and BITSian friends.

See you on campus tomorrow!

With best regards,

BGM 2017 Team

operations.bgm17@bitsaa.org

Who's Speaking?

Autar Kaw

Autar Kaw

Univ. of South Florida, Batch of 1981

Gurindar Singh Sohi

Gurindar Singh Sohi

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Batch of 1981

Sunit Rikhi

Sunit Rikhi

Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, yoR Labs, Inc.

Ranvir Trehan

Ranvir Trehan

Retired Founder and CEO, SETA Corporation, McLean VA Batch- 1961

Praveen Kumar

Praveen Kumar

Stand Up Comedien Batch- 1998-2002

Harsh Bhargava

Harsh Bhargava

Adjunct Professor, VVSB Batch- 1973

Programme

Here’s the BGM programme* so that you can plan who to meet, when to meet and where to party!
*Programme given is only indicative and is subject to change

#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Ahlan ! Doors Open to BGM 2017 - spot registrations at BPDC/Hotels, collect delegate kits13:00 BPDC / Hotels
2Free Evening16:00TBD
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Spot Registrations08:00BPDC
2Inauguration & Keynote Address - Reflections of a Multidimensional CareerDr. Eesa Al Bastaki , Ranvir Trehan 09:00 - 11:00BPDC
3Coffee Break11:00 - 11:15BPDC
4Bots & Robots - Technology Panel11:15 - 12:15BPDC
5Dream Sparkers – Venture Capitalists Panel12:15 - 13:15BPDC
6Lunch 13:15 - 14:15BPDC
7Yearn to Earn & Learn – Education Panel14:15 - 15:15BPDC
8Speed Mentoring for Startups14:15 - 16:15BPDC
9Coffee Break15:15 - 15:30BPDC
10BITS & Beyond – What is it that connects us?Day 2 15: 30 - 16:30BPDC
11Drum it UpDay 2 16:30 – 17:00BPDC
12Gala Night, Networking & Drinks, Welcome by Chairman, Yola Dance, Keynote Address, Stand Up Comedy, Music & Dance, DinnerDay 2 19:00Dubai World Trade Center
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Make In India - Industry Panel09:00 - 10:00BPDC
2Different Strokes – Entrepreneurship Panel10:00 - 11:00BPDC
3Coffee Break11:00 - 11:15BPDC
4Page 3 Party – Media & Entertainment Panel11:15 - 12:30BPDC
5Valedictory Address, Closing Ceremony12:30 – 13:15BPDC
6Lunch13:15 – 14:00BPDC
7Meet at BPDC Main Entrance to board buses for Arabian Nite14:45BPDC
8Last Bus leaves for Arabian Nite15:00The Desert
9Arabian Nite, Sunset in the Desert, Bonfire & Belly Dance, Luv Shuv te Paneer Maggi - BITSian Love Stories, Music Nite, DinnerDay 3 16:30 - 22:00The Desert

Our Event Sponsors

Check Who Makes This Event Possible!

Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Official News Paper

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Technology Partner

Hospital Partner

Travel Information

Venue

BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

Dubai International Academic City

P.O. Box: 345055, Dubai, UAE

Transport

Dubai is well connected

by Taxi & Metro

Hotels

Dubai offers choices of hotels,

restaurant and variety of cuisines

900AED
Partner Pass
  • Conference
  • Refreshments
  • Gala Dinner
  • Arabian Nite

500AED
Recent Alumni Pass
  • Conference
  • Refreshments
  • Gala Dinner
  • Arabian Nite

500AED
Recent Alumni Partner Pass
  • Conference
  • Refreshments
  • Gala Dinner
  • Arabian Nite