NexGen Summit

About NexGen Summit

NexGen Summit is a full-day summit with panel discussions, keynotes, and idea pitching of the top 10 shortlisted candidates from NSEC. An event for students to listen to thought leaders, industry experts, exchange ideas and gather the knowledge to identify the entrepreneur in them.

Students across India along with the students participated in NexGen Student Entrepreneurship Challenge and Chitkara University will be part of this summit. The best idea from NSEC will be awarded the ‘Asia Inc. 500 Award of Excellence – Student Entrepreneur of 2020’ and get a chance to pitch their idea to investors on the 7th of February at Chitkara University. This will give an opportunity for the student to get insights from thought leaders and help them with possible funding.

About NexGen Summit

NexGen Summit is a full-day summit with panel discussions, keynotes, and idea pitching of the top 10 shortlisted candidates from NSEC. An event for students to listen to thought leaders, industry experts, exchange ideas and gather the knowledge to identify the entrepreneur in them.

Students across India along with the students participated in NexGen Student Entrepreneurship Challenge and Chitkara University will be part of this summit. The best idea from NSEC will be awarded the ‘Asia Inc. 500 Award of Excellence – Student Entrepreneur of 2020’ and get a chance to pitch their idea to investors on the 7th of February at Chitkara University. This will give an opportunity for the student to get insights from thought leaders and help them with possible funding.

Speakers

Dr. Madhu Chitkara

Dr. Madhu Chitkara

Vice-Chancellor
Chitkara University

Raghavendra Hunasgi

Raghavendra Hunasgi

Global Convener
Asia Inc. 500
RAMA IYER

RAMA IYER

CIO 
T-Hub

Dr. Archana Mantri

Dr. Archana Mantri

Pro-VC
Chitkara University

Ram Kiran Dhulipala

Ram Kiran Dhulipala

Theme Leader – Digital Agriculture and Youth
ICRISAT

Sumeer Walia

Sumeer Walia

Director
CEED

Munir Mohammed

Munir Mohammed

Global Standards Chair
IEEE

Agenda

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TIME SLOT

ACTIVITY
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9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Registrations
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9:30 AM - 09:40 AM

Welcome Note

Welcome note by Raghav Hunasgi

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9:40 AM - 09:50 AM

Exchange of MOU with ICRISAT

By Dr Archana Mantri, Pro-VC, Chitkara University & Mr Sumeer Walia, Director-CEED & Mr Ram Dhulipala

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9:50 AM - 10:00 AM

Keynote
By Dr Madhu Chitkara, Vice Chancellor-Chitkara University
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10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Keynote

By Chief Guest
Topic: Open
Suggested: From Scratch – How to Start Up & Build the Future The keynote will dissect how passion can be translated into reality in business. It will give a glimpse into the attributes needed for young minds to scale their business ideas from zero to one.

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10:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Keynote

By Guest of Honor
Topic
: Open
Suggested: Drone Up: The world is on the cusp of revolutionizing the startup space though AI and ML.

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10:40 AM - 11:00 AM

Networking & Tea Break

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11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Keynote
By Munir Mohammed – IEEE Global Standards Chair
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11:20 AM - 11:55 AM

Panel Discussion

The Pros And Cons Of Ignoring Your Competition (And How It Can Affect Your Startup’s Success) Panel: Ram Dhulipalla – Lead – Digital Agriculture and Strategic Initiatives, ICRISAT Rama Iyer, CIO, T-Hub

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11:55 AM - 12:30 PM

Panel Discussion
Why social entrepreneurship is the next booming industry?
Panel: Mr Sumeer Walia, Director-CEED, Chitkara University (Moderator)
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12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch
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1:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Student Ideation

Top 10 NSEC students pitch their business idea to mentors

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3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Finalists Announcement
Top 3 finalists
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4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Closing note
By Raghavendra Hunasgi, Global Convener, Asia Inc. 500

Venue

Chitkara University,

Chandigarh-Patiala National Highway (NH- 64),

Village, Jansla, Rajpura,

Punjab 140401