ABOUT IXDD
In the unpredictable digital world, as new technology evolves continuously and presents us with newer ways of interactions, it also brings more unique challenges. These challenges are unseen and often transgress the sanctity of our lives. In such tumultuous, and disruptive times, how might we design for Trust and Responsibility?

Let us come together for an exciting event, focused on discussions, experiences, and future possibilities paving a way to building trust and designing responsibly.
speakers
Alok Nandi
President, IxDA
Founder, Architempo
Alok Nandi
President, IxDA
Founder, Architempo
Design director and innovation strategist at Architempo, Alok b. Nandi brings experiences in multiple media (film production, events org, exhibition design, interactive media publishing for Tintin’s publisher a.o.) as well as R&D combining tech and storytelling (AR, VR, MR).
Deepak John Mathew
Head of Design
IIT Hyderabad
Deepak John Mathew
Head of Design
IIT Hyderabad
Professor and head of the Design Department, D. J. Mathew was involved in setting up the design Department at IIT Hyderabad and is the principal Design Investigator at their Design Innovation Centre. He has been instrumental in designing and developing the dual postgraduate programme in Photography Design.
Sudhir Sharma
Founder & Creative Chairman
INDI Design
Sudhir Sharma
Founder & Creative Chairman
INDI Design
A reputed pioneering Design and Business transformation consultant, Sudhir has 3 decades of experience, working in India, traveling extensively in Asia / Europe region and lecturing and speaking in various universities. He is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the award winning POOL Magazine which is India’s only magazine focussed on Design, Innovation and Creative sectors.
Namisha Naidu
Founder, Principal Designer
Root Red Design
Namisha Naidu
Founder, Principal Designer
Root Red Design
As Founder and Principal Designer at Root Red Design, she brings in over two decades of experience in the industry. She helps design intuitive and delightful Digital Experiences, Branding and Print solutions. As Design Educator and speaker at NIFT, NID and IIT-Hyderabad, she really enjoys learning with students across various disciplines.
Sandeep Mulagapati
Product Manager
Fanatics INC
Sandeep Mulagapati
Product Manager
Fanatics INC
Sandeep is passionate about Product Management, Innovation strategy, and using Design Thinking to Solve difficult problems. Inspired by the vast array of options afforded by emerging technologies to enhance consumer experience, he likes working at the intersection of analytical and creative thinking and is skilled at both.
Kadambari Sahu
Vice President Design
ValueLabs
Kadambari Sahu
Vice President Design
ValueLabs
Kadambari heads the design function as Vice President of Design at ValueLabs. Her practice in design allows her to work in different media where storytelling and interaction design create engaging, playful and meaningful experiences. She has always been curious about the role of design in everyday life and the ways in which human interactions can be mediated, shaped, enhanced or augmented by technologies.
PANEL DISCUSSION
Paul Sandip
Chief Industrial Designer
Founder, Paul Studio
Paul Sandip
Chief Industrial Designer
Founder, Paul Studio
Paul is an international winning product designer who re‐defines everyday objects. His designs are led by consumer focused innovation & refined sense of style. He has designed over 300+ iconic everyday objects in 121 product categories within a span of 14 years. Winner of Red Dot Award (twice!) and 30 other international & domestic design awards his work has been extensively published / exhibited internationally.
Suhasini Paul
Toy Designer
Co Founder, Paul Studio
Suhasini Paul
Toy Designer
Co Founder, Paul Studio
Suhasini is the first toy designer in the country to have her name imprinted on the games designed by her for Indian and global clients. Her success lies in taking concepts to reality by connecting the right resources with the people she works with. Her expertise as a toy designer are sought after by toy companies in India, China, Thailand, Italy, UK, USA and Germany. She is a visiting faculty at NID, NIFT, Jury member at NIFT Delhi and has been a Speaker at several design events.
Shipra Bhutada
Founder & Director User Research
UCC
Shipra Bhutada
Founder & Director User Research
UCC
Shipra currently runs a user research consultancy- User Connect Consultancy and is the General Secretary of ADI, Hyderabad Chapter. She has a rich experience of working across industries and domains such as health care, automobile, mobile communication, software and IT product designs. She is an expert in designing and executing end-end user research projects across domains.
Pradyumna Vyas
Former Director
National Institute of Design
Pradyumna Vyas
Former Director
National Institute of Design
Vyas has more than 36 years of professional and teaching experience in different spheres of design. Since the last 30 years, he has been associated with the National Institute of Design (NID) as a faculty inthe Industrial Design discipline. In April 2009, he was appointed as the Director of the National Institute of Design.
Karthi Subbaraman
Founder
Xperian School
Karthi Subbaraman
Founder
Xperian School
Karthi is a Chief Product Officer in Xperian, an ecosystem for creative problem solvers. A technologist turned into a multidisciplinary product designer and design educator focused on human cognition and behaviors. With 65000+ hours of experience design, 140+ products, 400 master classes and 19 patents, her main focus is on designing meaningful systems with an emphasis on experience design.
Rama Brahmam Aleti
Founder & Design Director
Think Design Collaborative
Rama Brahmam Aleti
Founder & Design Director
Think Design Collaborative
As a Founder & Design Director at Think Design Collaborative, Rama has been actively involved in developing the company into a leading, world-class UX Design and Innovation Consultancy. Rama also conducts workshops on Design Thinking, Experience Design & Innovation and is a regular speaker for Product Conclave at NASSCOM Events.
AGENDA
MORNING SESSION
VENUE: VALUELABS
9:00 AM
BREAKFAST
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
FORMAL START OF THE EVENT - LIGHTING OF THE LAMP
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
DESIGNATHON INTRODUCTION
10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
TEAM 1 PRESENTATION
10:25 AM - 10:50 AM
TEAM 2 PRESENTATION
10:50 AM - 11:15 AM
TEAM 3 PRESENTATION
11:15 AM - 11:40 AM
TEAM 4 PRESENTATION
11:40 AM - 12:05 PM
TEAM 5 PRESENTATION
12:05 PM - 1:05 PM
LUNCH
1:05 PM - 1:35 PM
TOUR OF THE DESIGN BAY
1:35 PM
VISIT TO EXHIBITION CENTRE
AFTERNOON SESSION
VENUE: TRIDENT
2:45 PM
WELCOME NOTE
3:00 PM - 3:25 PM
TALK: Alok Nandi
3:25 PM - 3:50 PM
TALK: NAMISHA NAIDU
3:50 PM - 4:15 PM
TALK: DEEPAK JOHN MATHEW
4:15 PM - 4:40 PM
TALK: SUDHIR SHARMA
4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
HIGH TEA
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
TALK: Kadambari Sahu & SANDEEP MULAGAPATI
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
DESIGNATHON PRIZE DISTRIBUTION
6:15 PM - 6:30 PM
VOTE OF THANKS
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
NETWORKING
7:00 PM ONWARDS
DINNER
FAQ
When and where will the conference take place ?

The conference will be held on date : 24th September, 2019
Venue: TRIDENT, Hyderabad
Timings: 2:30 PM to 8:00 PM

The conference is on a weekday, How am can I Convince my manager to attend the event ?

Very good question. Apart from the fact that you get to listen to and network with many design industry leaders we will also share a comprehensive report of the event, that would include all the points in terms of intellectual take-aways. You can share that with your manager.

What is the fees to attend the conference ?

The conference is organised by UXG at ValueLabs in association with IXDA as part of IXDD. The conference is RSVP based. There are no charges. Its completely free. However due to limited seats we have reserved the rights to accept or reject the RSVP's.

I have filled the RSVP form, what next, how do I know if I can attend the conference ?

We will be sending out E-invites to all the selected RSVP's. If you receive our invite you can attend the conference. Each invite only allows 1 person to enter.

I am a student participant of hackathon do I need to register again to attend the conference ?

Finalist students would be part of the conference. If you had participated in the conference and have not been shortlisted then, YES you have to RSVP again to attend the conference.

WHEN
24 SEPT 2019
WHERE
TRIDENT, HYDERABAD
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