5th USA India Business Summit (UIBS)
5th USA India Business Summit (UIBS)
Dates: Wednesday-Thursday, September 17-18, 2014
Venue: Historic Academy of Medicine, Georgia Tech, 875 West Peachtree St., NW, Atlanta, GA 30309.
Contact: Ani Agnihotri, Ani@usaindiabusinesssummit.com, 404-394-6678.
Dignitaries and Key Notes confirmed/invited* (as of 8/27/14)
Hon. Arun Kumar, Assistant Secretary of Commerce, USDOC
Honorable Gary W. Black*, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Agriculture
Honorable Ajit Kumar, Consul General of India, Consulate General of India, Atlanta
Mr. Phil Martens, President and CEO, Novelis Inc.
Mr. Christoph Remund, Chief Executive Officer USA, DHL Global Forwarding
Partial list of other speakers confirmed/invited* (as of 8/27/14)
Dr. T.S. Rao, Senior Advisor, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt.of India.
Dr. Rafi Ahmed, Director, Emory Vaccine Center & Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immuniology, Emory Univ.
Dr. Shahid Jameel, CEO, Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance, India
Dr. Davinder Gill, CEO, MSD Wellcome Trust Hilleman Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., India
Dr. Rajat Goyal, Country Director, IAVI - International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, India
Mr. Nitin Desmukh*, CEO Kotak Pvt. Equity, India
Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna, President Emeritus, the University of West Georgia & Regents’ Professor of Business
Dr. He Biao, GRA Distinguished Investigator, Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia (UGA)
Ms. Amanda Shailendra, Director of Life Sciences and Corporate Solutions, Georgia Department of Economic Development
Dr. Ravi Bellamkonda, Wallace H Coulter Professor & School Chair, Wallace H Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineerin, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory School of Medicine
Mr. Mark F. Lytle, Vice Chancellor for Economic Development, University System of Georgia
Ms. Yelena Epova, Partner-In-Charge, International Services, Habif, Arogeti and Wynne, LLP
Mr. Pramod Chaudhari, Exe. Chairman, Praj Industries, India
Dr. Jag Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing, Emory Univ.
Dr. Donald Harn, Professor, GRA Distinguished Investigator, University of Georgia
Mr. Ed Baker, Atlanta Business Chronicle
Mr. Dan Kaufman, President and CEO, Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Daryl Buffenstein, Partner, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
Mr. Lalit Dhingra, President, NIIT Technologies
Ms. Sonjui L. Kumar, Partner, Kumar, Prabhu, Patel & Banerjee, LLC
Dr. John R. McIntyre, Director, Georgia Tech Center for International Business Education and Research
Mr. Khozema Anajwalla, Partner, KAV & Co., India
Mr.Tino Mantella, President, Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
Mr. Kamal Parag, Partner, Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP
Mr. Jorge Fernandez, VP Global Commerce, Metro Atlanta Chamber
Mr. Nikhil R. Prabhu, Partner, Kumar, Prabhu, Patel & Banerjee, LLC
Ms. Anita E. J. Ninan, Attorney at Law, Arnall, Golden, Gregory LLP
Dr. Cheng Zhu, J. Erskine Love Endowed Chair in Engineering, Regents' Professor, Georgia Tech
Mr. David Hartnett, VP, Metro Atlanta Chamber and Vice-Chair, Innovation Crescent Regional Partnership
Dr. Bali Pulendran, Professor, Emory Vaccine Center & Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory Univ.
Dr. Krish Roy, Carol Ann and David D Flanagan Professor in Biomedical Engineering, Director, Center for ImmunoEngineering, Vaccine delivery, Immunomodulation, Cancer immunotherapies, Georgia Tech
Mr. Russell Allen, President and CEO, Georgia Bio
Dr. Rama R. Amara, Professor, Yerkes National Primate Research Center & Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Emory Vaccine Center, Emory Univ.
Dr. Mark Prausnitz, Regents’ Professor, Love Family Professor in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Vaccine Delivery, Microneedles, Georgia Tech
Dr. Ralph Tripp, Professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, University of Georgia (UGA)
Dr. Philip Santangelo, Asso. Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Christopher D. Pack, Senior Scientist, Metaclipse Therapeutics Corporation