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Theme: Integrating Time

This event occurred on
October 16, 2020
8:00am - 6:00pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Our society has brought us up with a certain set of rules built by them and determined them as right. And, the new age despises these boundaries that limit them and fight against them, or find a reason to justify their lethargy. This loop has been iterating again and again and will continue to do so. The needs of every generation evolve and the previous just cannot keep up. The young try to change and get obsessed; obsession over change, also, retards its motion. But times still change.
The theme ‘Integrating Time’ seeks to bring the notions of time in one place, to respect the span and to celebrate the change that convoys with it. Instead of being limited by the norms of time, we should work to wound them to be a strong foundation for the path that we wish to build. Break through them, collect them and respect them.
Time is infinite not by its span but by its interminable numbers. This world is brilliant for it entwines all our thin threads to create its delicate art. We come together and try to understand these tides to boost our minds for our version of this adventure.

Stanley College of Engineering and Technology for Women
H. No. 5-78 to 82, B-1-80 & 5-9-81 Chapel Road, Fateh Maidan, ABids
E-Block Seminar Hall
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 500001
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Anjani Kumar IPS

Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad City
Anjani Kumar is the current police Commissioner of Hyderabad city. A 1990 batch IPS officer, Telangana cadre, he has been serving the country ever since. In 2018, he became the Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad city. He has been the Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), Telangana Additional Commissioner of Police (Law and Order), Hyderabad city, an Inspector General of Police, Warangal Range, Telangana and Deputy Inspector General of Police, Nizamabad Range, Telangana. He is the Chief of Counter Intelligence Cell. He has been awarded the United Nations Peace Medal twice while serving with the United Nations at Bosnia in 1998 - 99. His various efforts have been recognised with the President's Police Medal for Distinguished Services - 2016 and the Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Services in 2007. Anjani Kumar is the co-author of and supervised the production of the book, Journey of the Hyderabad City Police with Noopur Kumar.

Anshul Sinha

Founder, MacGufgin Frames , MGFFilms, India
Anshul Sinha, a filmaker and entreprenuer is all about the art of storytelling through visual media, and uses his skills and expertise to showcase his unique and interesting creations. With 15 doc-films under his belt only while pursuing his Mass Communication from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, depicts his immense passion and desire to share his art with the world. Anshul recently started his own firm ‘MacGuffin Frames’. His skill set is proficient and out of the ordinary, which will help make a story out of your vision. He is a proud recipient of ‘Pride of Telangana' title, winner of 110 National & International awards, 55 International Nominations.

Beatrix Beatbox

Pujitha G., stage name- Beatrix Beatbox, is a self taught beatboxer. Ever since she started beatboxing in 2016 only after accidently watching a Tom Thum performance at TEDxSydney on YouTube, she has immersed herself in the art of beatboxing. A student at Stanley College of Engineering and Technology for Women, Hyderabad, India, she has participated in a national level online beatbox championship- BBXINDIA ZONAL CRUSADES in May 2020 and bagged the first position in the Female Solo Category, representing Hyderabad and the South zone of India. She has appeared on the MTV Beatbox Hustle in association with BBXINDIA along with several other amazing artists. She continues her passion in beatboxing to reach new heights.

Deepa Kiran

Founder, Story Arts Foundation, India
Deepa Kiran is a professional storyteller & educationalist of international reputation, a trainer, and writer who finds herself immensely engaged with employing the magical power of story-arts as an intervention for meaningful transformation. She follows her dream of offering heartful connections with conscious communication through the simple beauty of storytelling interwoven with the child-like joys of artistic self-expression. As founder of the Story Arts Foundation, she is based in India and works all over the world offering performances, workshops and courses. She also contributes though TEDx talks, key note speeches, webinars, articles in journals, interviews etc. And Deepa has reached over 75,000 educators and lakhs of parents and children.

Dinker Kalvala

Playback Singer
Dinker Kalvala is an Indian playback singer who has lent his voice to over a hundred Telugu songs in a career just spanning over seven years. A skill he honed for nearly two decades before taking it up as a career. Dinker had made a brilliant debut, winning laurels for his melodies, including the Radio Mirchi and the BIG FM awards in the Best Upcoming Male Singer category. In 2014, he gave life to an ingenious idea for an online series where songs from different national languages were blended together with the use of minimal external props. Thus, Jam Room was born. He became one of the lead vocalists for the classical fusion band, Capricio, which incorporates music from different genres into a scintillating euphony. In his latest contribution, he gifted his audience with ‘Naminchi’ from Krish’s biographical drama “N.T.R. Kathanayakudu” (2019), based on the life of legendary actor and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao.

Dr. Anisha P. R.

Asst. Professor, Stanley
P. R. Anisha is an educator, motivational speaker, author and editor. She is an Assistant Professor at Stanley College of Engineering and Technology for Women, India, and is currently pursuing her Ph.D in Machine Learning from K. L. University, India. A member of professional bodies such as IAENG, ISTE, CSI, ACM, IAE, she has consistently ventured for her desire to both learn and teach. She has authored around 30+ publications to her credit at various reputed magazines and 3 books – Programming in C, Introduction to C++, AI Chatbots and Use cases. She has acted as a session chair to various International Conferences around the country including various Springer and IEEE conferences. Anisha was awarded with the She Inspires 2020 award by BE THE CHANGE early this year. She is a person who believes in growth and has expressed these values through her profession, and, the students of Stanley are testaments to that!

Dr. G. V. Ramanjaneyulu

Executive Director, Centre for Sustainable Agriculture, India
Dr. G. V. Ramanjaneyulu is the executive director at Centre of Sustainable Agriculture and has completed his PhD in Agiriculture from IRAI. His interest lies in working on public policy issues impacting on food systems and farmers livelihoods to build a framework which ensures income security to farmers. He is also working as a resource organisation supporting the programs of state and central governments. He is promoting natural farming, with Society for Elimination of Poverty, Telangana, with Maharashtra State Livelihoods Mission in building the capacities of the staff and organisation involved in the program. He also Started ‘Grameen Academy’ which runs regular courses on Agroecological approaches, farmer producer organisations and Rural business enterprises, public policy for agriculture. He was recently awarded the 3rd Badshah Khan Memorial Award by ITM University, Gwalior and Rytunestham Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019 for his exemplary work and skills.

Dr. Raghavendra Hunasgi

Founder, Thoughtfolks, India
Raghavendra Hunasgi is the Chief Marketing Officer and Branding expert at Evolutz Corp. He has achieved numerous feats in his career. He is H&B Founder and CEO of Thoughtfolks Group, India. He has played a crucial role to transform a small software testing company into the world's largest Independent Software Testing Company. He was also the only Indian to to build a start up with a product to manage two President and two prime minister campaign, and also built and sold two successful startups for multi-million $ in his career. He believes that Everything you can imagine is REAL and hence everything is achievable if you work towards it. And it doesn’t end there! He was also the author of the National Bestseller 2020 at Amazon, Global Shaper at WEF (2016 – 2020). And was also on Forbes top 100 Social Media Influencer and a honoured UNDP Digital Advisor (2019 – 2021).

Dr. Sreedevi Yadavalli

Senior Consultant, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, India
Dr Sreedevi Yadavalli is a Senior Consultant and Communications Specialist, researcher, writer, editor, and invited speaker. She has held leadership and director-level positions in reputed organizations such as L V Prasad Eye Institute, Apollo Hospitals and the Indian School of Business. Her expertise lies in leading strategy for internal and external communications, directing the print and digital content teams for corporate communications as well as handling Media and Public Relations. Yadavalli has worked across teams to develop effective tools of engagement for a range of support activities for organizations in patient care, research, education, rural outreach, eye bank, vision rehabilitation, innovation and product development. She also serves as a Member, Institutional Review Board, Hyderabad Eye Research Foundation, and as Member, Institutional Committee for Stem Cell Research and Therapy, Hyderabad Eye Research Foundation.

Jagannath Sarma Velivela

IT Security Consultant
Jagannath Sarma Velivela is a Cloud, DevOps and IT Security Consultant, Business Strategist (Harvard Business School). With over 13 years of experience in Information Technology, he has been building great engineering teams which delivered staggering products that we use today such as the 'Hotstar' and 'Samsung IoT'. He has been an architect in many US defence projects like 'Lockheed Martin'. He headed many Cloud and DevOps operations centres and was directly responsible for their success. Apart from a professional career, Jagannath is also a UPSC trainer who trains IAS and IPS aspirants. A youth leader in past (Lok Satta Party) now part of Civil Societies and an armchair politician! An avid reader and a frequent backpacker who loves travelling to all parts of the world to know their cultures and way of life.

Photriya Venky

Photographer, Founder, Photriya Studios
Photriya Venky is one of the leading photographers of India. Carried by his undying passion and resilience towards photography, he has already embarked a journey of 18 beautiful years in the field. He is a master artist and a nationally acclaimed photography instructor and teacher. He is also a mentor for Sony and Profoto companies. Started as a young man in this very city of Hyderabad, he continues to learn and grow with the time. He believes in staying apprised while being completely invested in personal principles and aethetics. He has shared his learnings in over 120+ seminars and workshops and continues to spread his love for camera in the country. Venky has founded his very own 'Photriya Academy' to teach budding minds how to unleash the power of the digital camera.

Raghunandan Vadla

Author, Speaker, Trainer, Traveller
Raghunandan Vadla is an engineer by accident and author, speaker, teacher, trainer, and traveller by choice. The author of the book ‘The Great Indian Treasure’ Series; the idea of the first book was discussed with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam before launching it in all the continents, becoming the first book to achieve this feat. With his ‘The Great Indian Treasure’ movement is reaching out to schools, colleges and corporate to percolate this philosophy so that the human potential can be made to good use to make this world a better place and impacted lives of more than 500 visually challenged students with innovative teaching techniques. Vadla was awarded the Rastriya Gaurav Award- 2019 and Youth Icon of the year and set examples for budding youth to be creative and bring their imaginations, ideas to life and bring out a difference.

Sudha Kolluru

Entrepreneur, Speaker, Executive Coach
Sudha Kolluru is a highly passioante, founder, psychotherpist, and a greatly multi talented woman. She has a professional experience of 20+ years across diverse industries which include IT corporate, Educational organizations etc. She has trained more than 2000 students, employees, corporate associates at the Entry/Middle/Senior management levels there by bringing about tremendous transformation in the perception, approach and application of both technical and non-technical skills! As the Founder/Chief Training consultant at ProXel, she constantly strives to design and delivercustom fit trainings ensuring that her training sessions are engaging, result driven and successfully meeting client expectations. She is a certified Psychotherapist. She is a member of Toastmasters International and an avid public speaker. She thrives at making the most out of her time, resources and ability to develop and excel in her line of profession and personal development.

T. S. Sudhir

Journalist, Educator, Author, Storyteller, Motivational Speaker
A Journalist, Educator, Author, Motivational Speaker, Storyteller, T S Sudhir has an experience of three decades in print, television and the digital space. He worked in The Economic Times, NDTV and the India Today group besides contributing to several portals and magazines across the country. He is a Chevening scholar of the batch of 2001 and the author of badminton player Saina Nehwal's biography. In 2012, Sudhir was selected by the US State Department as the only journalist from India to be part of a group of 25 journalists from 25 countries to cover the American Presidential election in which Barack Obama was re-elected to office. In the past one year, Sudhir has also actively branched out into the field of digital education, spending his own resources to provide free and quality learning to school students in the age group of 14-18. Today he teaches students in different parts of India and outside - from Sikkim to Madurai, from Singapore to Vadodara, from Dubai to Srinagar.

Varla Bhanu Prakash Reddy

Partner & Director M's Graylogic Technologies
Bhanu Reddy is the Partner- Director of GrayLogic Technologies Pvt Ltd (A company working on Cloud / E & M Commerce , Block Chain , Mobile & IoT Technologies) Hyderabad & Managing Director & CEO of M/s Beenfield Consulting - USA (A consulting company working for Startups/ Stand-ups & Branding). His passion towards Agriculture made him to start UrbanKisaan using Hydroponics as Technology platform and yielding a great output with a perfect ROI. He Co-founded PayMyGST, PayMyVat (A joint venture with M/s Almoayyed International Group in Middle East/ Bahrain & KSA) & Urban Kisaan the first Hydroponics in India .Presently he is pursuing his PhD from Birla Institute. His rich expertise covering a wide spectrum of customers & understanding different business situations, defining solutions’ and executing them makes him an authority in the Identity Management solutions space.

Organizing team

Dr C Kishor Kumar

Hyderabad, India
  • Apoorva Karanje
  • Chintala Santoshi Reddy
  • Lakkadi Poorvi Reddy
  • Nida Arshad
    Post production
  • Salandri Shirisha
  • Sowdhamini Bharadwaj
  • Syeda Aayesha Kaleem