10 a.m. 10.15 a.m.
Welcome by BBLF Chair Dr. V. Raghunathan, Director, Schulich School of Business, India Campus, Hyderabad, and CEO, GMR Varalakshmi Foundation; Formerly, Professor of Finance at IIM Ahmedabad and President of ING Vysya Bank. He is also an Author and a Columnist. His books, mostly non-fiction, include Games Indians Play, with Return to Jammu being the latest and his only novel.
10.15 a.m. 10.45 a.m.
The Future of Work: Unasked Questions, Likely Answers
Prof. Vasanthi Srinivasan, Faculty, IIM Bangalore, brings insights from books on the subject. Her research interests include multi-generations in the workplace, women in management and boards, and ethics teaching at business schools.
10.45 a.m. to 11.15 a.m.
Human + Machine – Will Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Take Away Jobs or Add New Ones?
Dr. Lalitesh Katragadda, Founder, Indihood, a crowd-sourcing platform for social good; founder of Google India and co-founder of Google Map Maker; and Advisor on AI & Machine Vision, Andhra Pradesh government.
11.30 a.m. to 12.15 p.m.
Emerging Innovations in Business-Work Models
Prof. Rishikesha Krishnan, Director, IIM Indore, Author of 8 Steps to Innovation.
Aarti Wig, Co-founder, Yunus Social Business India, inspired by Nobel laureate Prof. Mohammad Yunus.
Anchor – Sangeeth Varghese, Author of Open Source Leader: The Future of Organizations.
12.15 p.m. to 1.00 p.m.
Climate Change and Green Jobs. How Big is the Potential? How can India Tap It?
Kolluru Krishan, CEO, Skills Council for Green Jobs, Government of India.
Mridula Ramesh, Author of The Climate Action; Entrepreneur; Angel Investor.
Anchor – P.S. Narayan, Head Sustainability Program, Wipro Ltd.
1.00 p.m. to 1.30 p.m.
How to Succeed in the New World
Ravi Venkatesan, Chairman, Bank of Baroda; Former Chairman, Microsoft India; Author of Win in India Win Everywhere: Conquering the Chaos.
2.15 p.m. to 2.45 p.m
CK Prahalad Best Business Book Award
Conversation with the Award Winning and Short-listed Authors
2.45 p.m. to 3.45 p.m.
Time-tested Learning Tools: Music, Handwriting, Theatre. Creative Solutions to Learning that Matters
Srini Ramaswami, Head, Inclusion and Collaboration, Cisco India and APJC; Advisor, TEDx. Founder chittii.in, an initiative to make sending handwritten letters special, fun, effortless and empowering.
Anil Srinivasan, Writer, Founder, Rhapsody Music Foundation, Promoting Education Through Music
Play on Future of Work by Dramatics Club of IIMB
Anchor – Sandeep Das, Asst. Director, PWC Bangalore, Author of Yours Sarcastically.
3.45 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Future Work Spaces Office, City, Home
Francois Gramoli, Creative Director, wework
Sridhar Pabbisetty, CEO, Namma Bengaluru Foundation
Smart Homes, Smart Cities, Smart Village
Anchor – Priya Chetty-Rajagopal, Founder Multiversal Advisory
4.30 p.m. to 5.45 p.m.
Future of Jobs in Healthcare, Wellness, Farming, Start-ups. How Entrepreneurs are Shaping Tomorrows Jobs
Dr. Ashwin Naik, Founder, Vaatsalya Healthcare; Ashoka Fellow; author in the making.
Ankit Nagori, Co-Founder, CureFit; Angel Investor.
Nagaraja Prakasam, Mentor, NSRCEL IIM B; author in the making.
Nikhil Kumar, Fellow at iSpirit Foundation, a professional with leadership experience in Startups, Strategic Partnerships, Policy, Platforms and Developer Ecosystems.
Anchor – Benedict Paramanand, Author and CEO Bangalore Biz LitFest