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

jan 5

Dress Code:

Smart Casuals

Time

SESSION

Venue

13:00 

Ahlan! Doors Open to BGM 2017

Spot registrations at BPDC/Hotels

Collect delegate kits

BPDC/Hotels

16:00 

Free Evening

TBD

jan 66

Dress Code:

Business Formals

Time

SESSION

Venue

08:00 – 9:00

Spot Registrations and collection of Delegate Passes

Welcome Ayala Dance

BPDC

09:00 – 10:00

Welcome  Address—M P Sharma, Chairman Organizing Committee

Inaugural Address – HE Anurag Bhushan ,Consulate General of India

Keynote Speaker – Reflections of a Multidimensional Career, Ranvir Trehan, Batch of ’57, Technologist

BPDC

10:00 – 11:00

Bots & Robots – Technology Panel

Uday  Sreeram |  Sunit Rikhi  |  Gurinder Singh Sohi  |  Samrat Kulkarni

BPDC

11:00 – 11:20 

Coffee Break

BPDC

11:20 – 12:00

Dream Sparkers – Venture Capitalists Panel

Preetish Nijhawan  |  Rajesh Raju  |  Sanjay  Nath  |   Barath

BPDC

12:00 – 13:00

CAMPUS TOURS – Starts from Reception / PARALLEL SESSION – Laughter Yoga

BPDC

13:00 – 13:30

Lunch

BPDC

13:30 – 14:00

Drum it Up!

BPDC

14:00 – 16:30

(Parallel Session)

Speed Mentoring for Startups

BPDC

14:00 – 15:00

Yearn to Earn & Learn – Education Panel

SP Kothari  |  Autar Kaw |   Bhuvanesh Awasthi | Harsha Singh

BPDC

15:00 – 15:30 

Interview – Dushyant Sridhar

BPDC

15:30 – 16:30 

BITS & BEYOND: College to Alumni – BITS & BITSAA Connect

Prof. Saha | Kris Ramachandran | Ravi Cherukuri | Om Prakash | Venu Palaparthi | Prof. Raghurama | Prof. Souvik Bhattacharyya | Agarwal | CS Goel

BPDC

16:30 – 16:45 

Closure of Day 1

BPDC

16:45 

Back to hotel to get ready for Gala Nite!

BPDC

17:45 

Buses leave hotel / BPDC for Gala Nite at DWTC

BPDC

18:00 

Bus leaves from Royal Ascot and Crowne Plaza

Hotels

18:30 

GALA NITE

Cocktails and Networking

Welcome by BGM 2017 Organizing Committee Vice Chairman- Ashok Galgotia

Guest Speaker – Talmiz Ahmad, Motivational Speaker, IFS India

An Indian Supply Chain studied by Harvard Business School by Dr. Pawan Agrawal

Music & Dance Nite

Dinner

Dubai World Trade Centre

22:00 

Buses return to hotels/BPDC hostels

Dubai World Trade Centre

jan 6

Dress Code:

Smart Casuals

Time

SESSION

Venue

8:00

Buses leave from Hotel to BPDC for BGM 2017

BPDC

09:00 – 09:15

BGM 2017 Day 2 Welcome with Gongs

BPDC

09:15 – 10:15

Different Strokes – Social Entrepreneurship Panel

Harsh  Bhargava  |  BP Agrawal  |  Ajay Chaturvedi  |  Raghu Rajgopal  |  Rahul Chovva

BPDC

10:15 – 11:30

Make in India – Industry Panel

Rajat  Gupta  |  HE Anurag Bhushan |  Kulwant Singh |  Jayan Ramankutty

BPDC

11:30 – 12:00

Coffee Break / Parallel  Session – Nature Talk on UAE Naturescape by Ajmal Hasan

BPDC / 180

12:00 – 13:00

Corporates & Ethics Panel

Anu  Hasan |  Taizoon  Khorakiwala |  Pratap Katharikuppam | Dushyant Shridhar

BPDC

13:00 – 13:15

Valedictory Address & Closing Ceremony – Kesar Kothari  , CEO Organizing Committee

BPDC

13:15 – 14:15

Lunch

BPDC

14:15

Meet at BPDC Main Entrance to board buses for Arabian Nite

BPDC

15:00

Last bus leaves for Arabian Nite

BPDC

16:30

ARABIAN NITE

Sand Duning (optional), Camel Rides (optional), Local Entertainment , Sunset in the Desert

Bonfire, Belly Dance, Tomar Dance

Golden Jubilee Facilitations for Class of 1962-1967

Music Nite, Dinner

Curtain falls on BGM 2017

The Desert

20:00

One Bus leaves for airport

The Desert

22:30

Buses leave for hotels after Arabian Nite

The Desert