BITSAA GLOBAL MEET 2017, DUBAI

05 - 07 JANUARY 2017, DUBAI

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A Welcome Message From The Organizers

BGM 2017 - Where The BITS Alumni Meet

Dear BITSians,

We are excited to have you join us for the next edition of BITSAA Global Meet (BGM) from January 5th – 7th, 2017 at Dubai, U.A.E.

Meeting old friends, making new ones, keynotes, various panel discussions, good food, ample networking, desert night, souq walk, great music & entertainment and more – there are many reasons to attend the BITSAA Global Meet 2017.

We are putting together a good mix of events and your participation is key to a successful reunion. We look forward to celebrating BGM 2017 with you and simply enjoying being together as BITSians.

Ahlan Dubai!

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
2High Tea | Batch Reunions (Individual batches to organize)16:00TBD
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Spot Registrations08:00BPDC
2Inauguration & Keynote Address - Reflections of a Multidimensional CareerH.E. Sheikh Mubarak Al Nahyan , 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

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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

750AED
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