Catch the Future Invest Bhubaneswar Symposium 2010
Introduction
Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Invest Bhubaneswar Odisha Symposium 2010 Saturday.
Odisha Symposium 2010, was jointly organised by the State Government and Invest Bhubaneswar , It boosted entrepreneurship in the state and showcased Odisha’s business potential internationally. The ultimate objective was to brand Odisha as an investorfriendly State
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik l inaugurated the three-day event which saw the participation from the Utkal Chambers of Commerce and Industry [UCCI], XIMB, IIT Bhubaneswar and IPICOL among others. Between Dec 18 to 20 more than 50 potential investors was from the USA’s Silicon Valley, Taiwan, Japan, Israel, UK and Spain along with a number of non-resident Indians and Oriyas interacted with local entrepreneurs to explore possibilities for business partnerships in the areas of infrastructure, tourism, power and clean technology, agri and food processing, higher education and Information Technology.
Retired Chief Secretary of the state Sahadev Sahoo presided over the pravasi odia diwas on 20th Decemeber. Silicon Valley visionary Dr. Prabhu Goel, TiE Angels founder Venk Shukla, representatives of Japan External Trade Organisation, Prakash Bhalerao, SS Lin of Taiwan based Amwon Corporation, CEO of JAFCO Sunny Sugaya were among the high profile guests to grace the occasion. Padmashri Rabi Narayan Bastia and CMD of Central Bank S Sridhar were among the eminent persons who addressed the gathering.
Invest Bhubaneswar, ODISHA Symposium brought together businesses and thought leaders from Odisha, India & the rest of the World; to explore investment opportunities in Odisha. It showcases Odisha’s entrepreneurs and the potential sectors of investment in the State. This event was a part of Invest Bhubaneswar’s continuous effort towards branding Bhubaneswar as the most preferred destination for entrepreneurs and investors across the Globe.
Event Dates
18th December’10 (Evening)
19th December’10
20th December’10
Venue
The Crown
Jayadev Vihar
Bhubaneswar, India
Honorary Guests
Mr. Prasanta Nanda
Ms. Ira Mohanty
Mr. Dev Patnaik
Organised By
Government of Orissa (Team Orissa)
Orissa Society of Americas (OSA)
The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE)
(www.investbhubaneswar.in )
Speaker
Padmasri (Dr.) Ravi Bastia, Reliance Industries Ltd, was the Guest Speaker .
Inaugural and welcome address by Hon’ble Shri Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Orissa
Catch the Future Odisha: Expanding Horizon for Investment on 18th Septmber 2010, The Crown, Bhubaneswar
Agenda that was followed on Invest Bhubaneswar Symposium 2010
Saturday, December 18, 2010
5:00 PM Spot Registration
6:00 PM Inauguration and address was done by honourable guests followed by cultural programmes and dinner.
Sunday, December 19, 2010
8.30 AM to 9:30 AM was for Spot Registration
9:30 PM to 10.30 AM-Inauguration & Technical Session was held.
10.30 AM to 1.00 PM
1.Group Discussions was held with speakers (Sector-wise)
2.Parallel sessions for student participants was held at XIMB
1:30 PM Lunch Break
2.30 PM-4.30 PM
1. One-to-one interaction of selected entrepreneurs with experts & business idea presentation by entrepreneurs were given
2. Parallel sessions for student participants was held at XIMB
4.30 PM-5.30 PM Closing Address was held.
Monday, December 20, 2010
9 AM onwards Follow-up business activities and sightseeing for guests was arrenged.
Evening was for different Cultural programme