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Theme: The Big Picture

December 15, 2019
9:30am - 1:30pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Jamnagar, Gujarat
This event is open to the public.
Tickets are available.

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Dhirubhai Ambani Vanijya Bhawan
The Jamnagar Chamber Of Commerce Hall
Jamnagar-Rajkot highway Road
Jamnagar, Gujarat, 361110
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Bhartesh Shah

Trustee of Jain Education Trust & Oshwal Education Trust + Educator
Mr. Bhartesh Shah is a courteous and unpretentious gentleman, a learned academician. His credentials give only a glimpse of his multi dimensional & multi faceted personality. He has completed M.Com, & earned MBA along with DCS, DTLP. He strongly believes that education is a collaborative effort that involves Foresighted Management, Committed Teachers, Professional Administrators, Responsive Parents and Motivated Students where Students must be the centre of all efforts. He has been a founder member and trustee of Jain Education Trust, Jamnagar. He is the guiding source for the eminent and prestigious Radhika Classes playing an important role in shaping up the character and personality along with the bright future for the coming generation. At 48, his energy levels surpass even a 10 year old. He is source of inspiration for the young generation, who has learned and chiseled himself as a precious icon.

Dr. Bhavya Gokani

Ophthalmic Surgeon + Orator + Stand-up Comic
Dr Bhavya Gokani is currently pursuing superspecialization at the prestigious Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya , Guwahati, Assam. A gold medalist alumnus of VS hospital- Nagri Eye hospital Ahmedabad, he also led a trust hospital for a brief period. A fan of language, he has been an established speaker at various national and international levels. He has already delivered numerous lectures at prestigious institutes and many popular medical colleges across the country. He is also a stand-up comic with more than a hundred shows and at the most popular comic hubs of the country. He is also the co-founder of The Comedy Jams. A passionate fan of Ophthalmology, he believes that the human eye is the most marvelous creation ever and constantly endeavors to understand and evolve in the subject. He calls it the eternal journey from sight to vision. A journey to illuminate and extinguish all darkness in world with a few rays of light, optimism, humor and love.

Dr. Nidhi Ruparelia

Dentist + Innovator + Aspiring Entrepreneur
She is a Dentist and Currently Pursuing Her Masters In Conservative Dentistry And Endodontics At Goenka Research Institute Of Dental Sciences, Gandhinagar. She Completed Her Graduation from College Of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Ahmedabad in 2017. She Has Presented Papers At Various Zonal And National Conference. Extremely Passionate about Her Field, She Is Willing to Take a Revolutionary Step towards Evolvement and Technological enhancement in Her Field. Through her Idea She Wants To Contribute Something To The Society And Make It Healthier And Better. Also with Keen Interest in Research, Currently Dr. Nidhi is involved in Writing Articles and Conducting Research Studies. Apart From Being A Dentist, She is also a fitness enthusiast & currently works as an Aerobics & Zumba Trainer.

Kinjal Shah

Founder of Shwas - Breathe Life Into + Educator + Social Worker
For most of us 30 year olds are synonymous with taking toddler steps in their career, partying hard and leading a care free life. Not Kinjal shah, she took a conscious decision to don an important role early at 18 in her life. She is a trustee at SHWAS a non profit organization which essentially looks into education of underprivileged kids. Starting with 3 kids in 2008, Kinjal teaches 650 slum kids in 9 communities everyday to provide them quality education. She believes that the only difference between them and us is the availability of resources and opportunities and her soul lies in bridging that gap. There have been a lot of challenges in her 11 years journey but that does not stop her from providing quality education to slum kids every passing day.

Mikul Patel

Founder & CEO of Moodcafe + Entrepreneur + Mental Health Activist
Mikul is an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad and IIT Roorkee. In the past, he co-founded a logistics venture and worked as software engineer at Qualcomm. Mikul once found suicide note of his friend, and from there onwards he joined the wellness cell of IIT and later decided to help the community by starting Moodcafe, which is a digital mental health startup that provides a safe space to express your emotions and feel better.

Rajas Save

Information Security Advisor at RSA Security + Cyber Security Enthusiast
Rajas is an experienced Information Technology Security Advisor and Penetration Testing enthusiast with a demonstrated history of working in the computer and network security industry. He has completed a Master of Science (M.S.) focused in Computer Security from Syracuse University, USA. He is skilled in Malware Analysis, Sand-boxing and Incident Response. He has been involved in cyber security research and threat simulations. He has published various blogs and articles related to threat detection techniques, tools and emerging malwares. He has also led multiple security awareness trainings and emerging threat detection seminars.

Shikha Nag

Founder & Director of Indian Academy of Public Speaking + Author
Shikha Nag is a management graduate with corporate work experience across hospitality, tours and travels, education, training and exhibitions industry. The stage has been her first love which she expresses through her efforts. Author of the book “Tear the Fear – 3D Approach to Public Speaking”. Internationally Certified Image Consultant from ICBI & Conselle Institute of Image Management, USA. Ex-President- Bangalore Chapter – Image Management Professional Association (IMPA). Certified soft skills training by the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA). Train the trainer certification from National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET). Mrs. India-World 2016, 2nd Runners up. Awarded as Times Power Women 2019 by Times of India Invited as Keynote Speaker and Thought Leader in Women Top 50 Conference 2019 in Srilanka, BIOCON 2018,CII, WEFT 2019 future women leader and many more.

Shruti Jaiswal

Talent & Management Head at Thomson Reuters + Author + Neuroscience Coach
Recently awarded ‘Times Power Woman – Emerging Thought Leader’ by Times Of India and Top 40under40 HR Leaders in India, Shruti is a recognized thought leader in the field of Leadership & Talent associated with this field for nearly seventeen years, with multinationals like Refinitiv, lntel, Thomson Reuters, Aricent, Genpact, Tata Teleservices etc. Shruti is a Neuroscience results certified coach and a published author of the book – ‘Does Your Net-Work’. Outside of her corporate job, she is an active external key note speaker, writer and panelist at many renowned forums like TEDx, Gracehopper, World HRD, guest lecturer at premier management institutes and also a mentor to many aspiring professionals. She has also been Awarded ‘Top 101 Training & Development Minds in India’ by World HRD Congress as a reflection of her professional achievements. & Talent & Development Leader Of The Year 2019 by Transformance

Vaibhav Vyas

Entrepreneur + Shooter + Musician
Vaibhav R Vyas was born on 12th September 1990 in the city of art and culture, BHAVNAGAR. He did Masters in Business and Administration (Finance & Entrepreneurship Development ) from Indian Institute of Planning and Management , New Delhi, India. He is a second generation businessman. Since 1974 his company is in business of manufacturing of several kinds of HDPE nets such as fishing net, agriculture net, safety net etc. Since last 5 years Vaibhav participated at many state level and pre national level shotgun championships such as open Gujarat shot gun championship, G.V. Mavlankar shotgun championship, west zone shotgun championship etc. and he developed himself as an shooter. He is very fond of music. He also did VISHARAD in Tabla. In the year 2017-18, he was District Rotaract Representative of Rotary International District 3060. Vaibhav is also nature and animal lover.

Wg Cdr M. A. Afraz

Co-Founder of HonourPoint + Soldier on A Mission
He served in the Indian Air Force for 25 years before embarking on a mission to inspire the people of the country through his social initiative called “Honourpoint”. He comes from a military family wherein his father, wife and brother-in-law too served in the Armed Forces. An alumnus of MS University Baroda, he has done his post graduation in Defence Studies from University of Madras and the Executive Management Program from IIM Ahmedabad. After his stint in the Air Force, he thought of creating a credible repository of information about all the martyrs of the Armed Forces since 1947 and thus Honourpoint came into being. He feels that India as a nation owes a debt of gratitude to the martyrs and their families and Honourpoint is a tribute to them, who deserve their rightful place in our nation’s history. He has featured in “Urban Legend” series in Deccan Chronicle as well as in Outlook, The Week The Hindu Hindustan Times and many other leading newspapers.

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Jamnagar, India


Jamnagar, India