Conference Schedule

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Our numerous talks are divided into the following tracks:

  • Open Source and You
  • Application Development Day
  • Cloud and Big Data
  • Cybersecurity Day
  • Database Day
  • DevOps Day
  • OpenStack India
  • Manage. IT. Smart.

Day 1 (11th October 2018)


Topic: World of Ubiquitous Computing and Artificial Intelligence
Speaker: Sandeep Alur, Director, Partner Engagements, Microsoft
Time: 9:30 to 10:15
Date: 11th October 2018
Topic: Why Voice is the Next Major Disruption in Computing
Speaker: Sohan Maheshwar, Alexa Evangelist, Amazon
Time: 10:15 to 11:00
Date: 11th October 2018
Panel Discussion: Open Source: The real power for AI/ ML/ IoT Disruption
Panelist: Divyanshu Verma, Sr. Engineering Manager, Intel RnD
Srinivasan Ravindran, Programme Head – FOSS Technologies, ICFOSS, Govt. of Kerala
Karthik Padmanabhan, Developer Relations -Lead, Google India
Sandeep Alur, Director – Partner Engagements, Microsoft
Time: 2:30 to 3:15
Date: 11th October 2018


Hall 1
Open Source and You (Pass Required: Community or higher)
A full day track with multiple sessions on use of Open Source

Target Audience: Anyone interested in success of Open Source
Registration Start Time: 8:30 AM
Event Start Time: 09:30 AM
Event End Time: 06:00 PM

Topic: FOSSology and OSS-Tools for License Compliance and Automation
Speaker: Anupam Ghosh, Team-Lead, Siemens Technology and Services Private Limited
Time: 11:15 – 11:45 AM


Topic: Software Freedom Challenges
Speaker: Arun, Programm Head – Research & Academics, ICFOSS
Time: 11:45 – 12:15 PM


Topic: The efficacy of Open Source in the Governance space
Speaker: Abhishek Jain, CTO, eGov Foundation
Time: 12:30 – 01:00 PM

Topic: How you too can find the needle in a Haystack
Speaker: Shreya Sharma, Technical Product Manger; Keshav Peswani, Software Engineer, Expedia Inc
Time: 01:00 – 01:30 PM
Topic: Growing Big with Open Source
Speaker: Tarun Dua, Co-Founder, E2E Networks
Time: 03:30 – 04:15 PM
Topic: Open Source Powered Businesses
Speaker: Panel Discussion

    • Abhishek Datt, CTO Taashee Linux Services
    • Vineet Agrawal, Co-Founder Seraro & Akwa
    • Abhas Abhinav, Founder of DeepRoot Linux
    • Rushabh Mehta, Director and CEO, ERPNext
    • Frederick Noronha, Journalist (Moderator)

Time: 04:15 – 05:00

Topic: Adobe Open Source: How Adobe is changing its culture around Open Source
Speaker: Kanika Gera, Technical Product Manager, Adobe Systems
Time: 05:00 – 5:30 PM
Topic: How to license & monetize open source library/software
Speaker: Sachin Bhakar, Open Source Compliance, Honeywell
Time: 05:30 – 6:00 PM

Hall 2
Application Development
Date: 11th October 2018

Primary Audience: Anyone involved in software development and has a desire to develop better, faster and cheaper solutions using Open Source

Topic: Cloud DBs – speed and abstraction
Speaker: Ram Iyengar, Manager, Developer Relations, Zoho
Time: 11:15 to 11:45
Topic: Building Intelligent Information Search System
Speaker: Rajesh Gudikoti, Software Architect/Dev Advocate, IBM
Time: 11:45 to 12:15
Topic: Build Web and Mobile Apps Rapidly on Cloud using Browser
Speaker: Vinay Agarwal, Consulting Product Manager, ORACLE
Time: 12:30 to 13:00
Topic: WebAssembly (WASM)
Speaker: Punith P, Software Engineer, Dell EMC
Time: 4:00 to 4:30
Topic: Eclipse Kura – Java/OSGi based edge framework
Speaker: Rajesh Sola, Education Specialist, KPIT Technologies, Pune
Time: 04:45 to 5:15
Topic: Building Beautiful Mobile Apps using Flutter
Speaker: Monika Kumar Jethani, Senior Software Engineer PricewaterhouseCoopers
Time: 5:15 to 5:45

Hall 3
Cloud & Big data
Date: 11th October 2018

Topic: A Deep Dive on HPC on Azure
Speaker: Parveen Kumar, Technical Solution Professional, Azure Microsoft
Time: 11:15 to 11:45
Topic: Powering AI/ML and IOT with distributed computing
Speaker: Dipanjan Ganguly, Big Data Analyst, Taashe Linux Services
Time: 11:45 to 12:15
Topic: Managing Microservices with Istio
Speaker: Muthuramakrishnan Viswanathan Technical Solutions Consultant, Google
Time: 12:30 to 13:00
Topic: Fabric for Deep Learning
Speaker: Krishna Balaga, Developer Advocate, IBM
Time: 1:00 to 1:30

Hall 3
Cybersecurity day
Date: 11th October 2018

Topic: Demystifying SELinux for Server, Mobile and Container applications
Speaker: Prasanth K S R, Software Senior Engineer, Dell EMC
Time: 3:30 to 4:15
Topic: Security Transformation in Today’s Digital World
Speaker: Valan SivaSubramanian, Manager – Systems Engineering, Fortinet
Time: 4:15 to 4:45
Topic: Securing and Auditing Smart Contracts
Speaker: Ritesh Modi, Tires modi and Associates
Time: 5:00 to 5:30
Topic: Block Chain Based Cybersecurity Solutions
Speaker: Vinod Panicker, Distinguish Member of Tech Staff, Wipro
Time: 5:30 to 6:00

Day 2 (12th October 2018)


Topic: Open Source as a Catalyst for Innovation and Transformation
Speaker: Pradeep Balachandran, Program Director, IBM
Time: 09:30 to 10:15
Topic: The story of CNCF & Building Edge Computing using Kubernetes++
Speaker: Krishna M Kumar & Sanil Kumar D, Chief Architects, Cloud, Huawei India
Time: 10:15 to 11:00

Hall 1
Database Day
Date: 12th October 2018

Topic: Leveraging Apache Hive with PostgreSQL
Speaker: Vijay Bhat, Senior Database Engineer, Taashee Linux Services
Time: 11:15 to 11:45
Topic: Evolution of DBA in the Cloud Era
Speaker: Manosh Brabagar Malai & Kabilesh P R, Mydbops
Time: 11:45 to 12:15
Topic: Distributed Ledgers: Immutable and Secure Databases
Speaker: Prabhu Eshwarla Founder, SudhanvaDLT
Time: 1:00 to 1:30
Topic: Manage massive, unstructured, interconnected data gaining insights using the OrientDB database and Watson Studio
Speaker: Raghavendra Deshpande, Developer Advocates, IBM
Time: 3:30 to 4:00
Topic: Modernize your SQL Server Database delivery with Linux
Speaker: Avanish Panchal, Technical Architect, Technosoft Corporation
Time: 4:00 to 4:45
Topic: High Availability framework for MySQL wth Semi-Synchronous replication
Speaker: Prasad Nagaraj, VP, Engineering, ScaleGrid
Time: 4:45 to 5:30

Hall 2
DevOps Day
Date: 12th October 2018

Topic: Introducing Devops to your organisation
Speaker: Pulkit Agarwal, Sr. Product Manager, Microsoft
Time: 11:10 to 11:45
Topic: Continuous Security – The DevOps Way
Speaker: Gurpreet Sachdeva, AVP Technology, Aricent
Time: 11:45 to 12:15
Topic: DevOps – Lifecycle, Tools and Unified Platform
Speaker: Siva Rama Krishna, Technical Director, ORACLE
Time: 12:15 to 12:45
Topic: How to easily keep dozens of code repositories consistent?
Speaker: Vincent FUCHS, Technical architect, Societe Generale GSC
Time: 12:45 to 1:15
Topic: Cloud Native storage and best practices to achieve data agility in DevOps
Speaker: Umasankar Mukkara, COO, MayaData
Time: 1:15 to 1:45

Hall 3
Manage. IT. Smart.
Date: 12th October 2018

Topic: Panel Discussion
Hyper‐Converged Infrastructure: Pro and Cons
Time: 11:10 to 12:15
Topic: Update Management strategies for a Data Center
Speaker: Raveendra Babu Madala, DellEMC
Time: 12:30 to 1:00
Topic: Panel Discussion
Managing New Age of IT and Security
Time: 15:30 to 4:15
Topic: Smart Email System with Split Delivery
Speaker: Sandeep, Founder and Director of FCOOS Technologies Pvt Ltd.
Time: 4:30 to 5:00
Topic: Smart Cloud Management
Speaker: Anil Bidari, Founder and CEO, Cloud Enabled
Time: 5:00 to 5:45