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Theme: Make the World a Better Place - Restoring Ecosystem

October 28, 2023
11:30am - 5:30pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Haridwar, Uttarakhand
This event is invite-only.

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Hari vishram, Niranjani Akhara Marg, DevpuraAuditorium
Haridwar, Uttarakhand, 249401
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Dr Arpit Bansal

Director-Jeevan Jyoti Hospital ,MBBS, MS, FACS, FMAS ,Advanced laparoscopy and Cancer surgeon , ,
Dr Arpit Bansal is a highly-acclaimed advanced laparoscopy and cancer surgeon of eastern Uttar Pradesh. He is the Director of NABH Accredited Jeevan Jyoti Hospital in Prayagraj. At this young age he is future-ready for Robotic surgeries as he has received Fellowship in Robotic and Colorectal Surgery from the prestigious Portsmouth Hospital in UK.Dr Arpit is trained under some of the finest surgeons in India. He has not only excelled in his career as a highly skilled medical practitioner but also established himself as an accomplished wildlife photographer, specializing in bird photography. He is setting new benchmarks in both the fields. As part of his conservation efforts Dr Arpit Bansal prepares desk calendar every year with WWF featuring different birds he has photographed in different cities and states. He is also an advanced PADI Certified Scuba Diver and has special love for ocean and its vastness and beautiful underwater life.He is very active in nature and ocean conservation.

Dr uppiliappan Gopalan

Business leader
Dr. Uppiliappan Gopalan is a successful and results-driven business leader with extensive knowledge of all aspects of business, including new firm start-ups, turnarounds, expansions, and diversification. By reorganising corporate strategy and implementing strategic initiatives, he has demonstrated expertise in regularly expanding business turnover, CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate), EBIDTA, and market share year after year. Dr. Gopalan is an astute thinker with exceptional business acumen. He is a chemical engineer (B Tech) with a finance and operations specialisation from IIM-Bangalore. He graduated from the prestigious London Business School with an Executive Diploma in Advanced Financial Analytics (LBS). He has a Doctorate Degree in Supply Chain & Finance Integration from the Indian School of Business & Management, which is a feather in his cap.

Jason Fernandes

Entrepreneur | Investor
Jason Fernandes is an investor, entrepreneur and advisor in the Web3 space. Fernandes has spent years evaluating token-based investments, first as an analyst and regular guest on the Crypto Now show and then later as an investor and tokenomics expert evaluating tokens, their teams and closing over 200 institutional investments in early stage Web3 companies for a portfolio company publicly listed in Canada and Germany. A member of Cointelegraph’s “Innovation Circle”, Fernandes is frequently quoted in industry outlets like Cointelegraph., and others for his views on token architecture and Web3 investing. In 2015, he won the Asian Scientist Writing Prize, for his piece entitled Moore’s Law and Evolution: How non-biological evolution made Charles Darwin irrelevant, which focused on how evolution has been far outpaced by non-biological evolution and the age of the cyborg.

Nadja Bester

Entrepreneur | Co-founder - AdLunam Inc.
Nadja Bester's diverse expertise covers being an entrepreneur, board member, advisor, award-winning startup mentor, speaker, author, and host of the successful podcast "The Future of NFTs”. She is currently producing a Netflix documentary on the future of the internet and the evolution of the digital self. With nearly two decades of experience in marketing and communications and the former owner of two marketing agencies, she has a proven track record that includes a role as a former Chief Digital Marketing Officer in the pharmaceutical industry. Nadja's impressive tenure in the blockchain sector since 2017 includes consulting and fractional CMO roles where she significantly contributed to fundraising efforts that collectively secured over $300 million for various companies. In addition to her broad consulting and leadership roles, she has contributed as a journalist to several publications, including and

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