Chief Guest

Dr. Anil Kumar H.
Librarian and Head NICMAN, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)

Dr. Anil Kumar H. has a doctoral degree in Library and Information Science from the M.S. University of Baroda, India and the Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science from Bangalore University. He secured gold medals in both Master’s and Bachelor’s programmes of Library and Information Science. With more than two decades of professional experience at renowned academic institutions like National Law School of India University, British Library and Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Nirma University, etc. Read More

Keynote Speaker

Dr. R. Samyuktha
University Librarian, Pondicherry University

Dr. R. Samyuktha, presently the University Librarian of Pondicherry Central University had a major stint of her 36 years of professional experience working at the University of Madras. With a basic degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, has Master’s in Library and Information Science and Public Administration and a Doctorate / Ph.D. in Library and Information Science, entirely educated at the University of Madras at Chennai. Dr. R. Samyuktha was Recipient of two National and one Regional awards – for Best Paper (1995) and Best Woman Librarian (2012) and Best Librarian Award (2015). Read More

Chief Patron

 

Dr. Malay Mahadevia
Whole-time Director & Group-HR Director, Adani Group

Dr. Malay Mahadevia, Trustee, Adani Institute of Infrastructure (AII). He is with the group since 1992 handling marine & ports special economic zones, health care, water supply, education, railway logistics and social infrastructure division of Adani Group. Read More

Valedictory Address

 

Prof. Pankaj Singh
Head – Services, AII, Ahmedabad

Prof. Pankaj Singh is the Head-Services (BD/Commercial/IT/HR), Adani Institute of Education & Research and Group Head – Learning & Development for the Adani Group. He is leading the human capital transformation and key strategic initiatives to build a robust leadership pipeline of motivated leaders & employees to accomplish the vision & goals in line with its values & culture, and to drive the growth and sustainability of all its existing & new businesses. Read More

Session Chairs

Mr. Dinesh Patel

Mr. Dinesh Patel

Charusat University, Changa

Mr. H. G. Hosamani

Mr. H. G. Hosamani

INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar

Dr. Kirit Shukla

Dr. Kirit Shukla

Gujarat Sahitya Academy, Gandhinagar

Dr. Lalitha Poluru

Dr. Lalitha Poluru

NID, Gandhinagar

Dr. Lavji N. Zala

Dr. Lavji N. Zala

SP University, Vallabh Vidyanagar

Mr. Manish Mankad

Mr. Manish Mankad

DA-IICT, Gandhinagar

Dr. Rashmi Kumbar

Dr. Rashmi Kumbar

CUG, Gandhinagar

Mr. Saroj Das

Mr. Saroj Das

IPR, Gandhinagar

Dr. Shreyasi K. Parikh

Dr. Shreyasi K. Parikh

Head, KMC-NID, Gandhinagar

Rapporteurs

Mrs. Anjana P. Barot

Mrs. Anjana P. Barot

C M Patel College of Nursing, Gandhinagar

Mr. Chetas Bhagat

Mr. Chetas Bhagat

Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad

Mr. Pragnesh Parekh

Mr. Pragnesh Parekh

Raksha Shakti University, Gandhinagar

Ms. Sarita Ranga

Ms. Sarita Ranga

SPIESR, Ahmedabad

Ms. Shilpa Khandker

Ms. Shilpa Khandker

IPR, Gandhinagar

Mrs. Suboohi Siddiqui

Mrs. Suboohi Siddiqui

INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar