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Event Name : INFOCOM 2017

Place : ITC Sonar, Calcutta

Date Time : 07,Dec 2017 09:12 AM - 09,Dec 2017 08:12 PM


  • Theme: The Digital Transformation
  • Dates of the event: December 7-9, 2017
  • Format: 3-day Conference along with Award Ceremonies
  • Venue: ITC Sonar, Calcutta
  • Supported by: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India and Digital India Plan


  • Over 30 sessions in 3 days of conference
  • Keynote addresses, Plenary sessions, Panel Discussions and Focus Forums on specific areas revolving around the theme: THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
  • Focus Areas: Strategy & Leadership Forum, Industry Forum, Tourism & State Forum, CIO Connect Forum Security Forum and SME & Start-up Forum
  • Special Spotlight Sessions with celebrity speakers
  • Central/ State Ministers’ Interactive Sessions
  • INFOCOM Technology Excellence Awards 2017 recognizing leaders who have used technology to transform their organizations or businesses for the next level of growth.
  • INFOCOM STPI Export Awards 2016-17: The STPI Export Awards, organized by STPI at the INFOCOM platform is an endeavour to recognize the efforts of enterprises who have achieved many milestones and contributed immensely to Eastern India’s IT/ITES export and growth. The Award ceremony is attended by key investors and SME/MSME Heads from across Eastern India. This will be the fifth edition of the Awards at INFOCOM.
  • INFOCOM Future Leadership Awards 2017: IFLA is an original business ideas competition with an objective to open up beyond campuses and students and provide funding and mentorship opportunities to the young, future leaders and entrepreneurs who have brilliant and original ideas on their mind and the passion to transform these ideas into business models.
  • Engaging and Innovative workshops to be hosted at the conference:
  • INFOCOM Hackstars: A Workshop on Ethical Hacking
  • CXO Workshop: Workshops with select group of CXOs
  • Over 1200 delegates from large corporates, SMEs, policymakers, academia and media
  • Participation from over 250 top CIOs/CISOs from across the SAARC nations :
  • 150 CIOs/CISOs from Calcutta
  • 50 CIOs/CISOs from rest of India
  • 50 CIOs/CISOs from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal
  • Over 100 speakers from amongst well-known industry leaders, ICT experts and gurus, top corporates, think tanks, entrepreneurs, government officials and academia from across the world
  • Attended by top executives & decision makers of IT and user industry as well as bureaucrats and the academic community
  • A variety of unique networking events including Peer-to-Peer Groups, Networking Lunches/Dinners and Awards on all three days of the Conference