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tiar 2015

An International Workshop on

Creating Sustainable Rural Employment through Industrial Process Outsourcing

(Supported by DST/ EPSRC funded BURD Project)

11th July 2015 (9am - 2pm)
University of Strathclyde (UK)

Speakers/ Invitees


Prof. Somenath Biswas Prof. Somenath Biswas
Welcome & Workshop Inauguration
Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (IIITA), India
Prof. Jonathan Corney Prof. Jonathan Corney
Topic: Using Scottish home workers for Geometric Computation
Professor of Design and Manufacture,
University of Strathclyde,
Glasgow (UK)
Prof. Anupam Agarwal Prof. Anupam Agrawal
Topic: Optimizing 2D component nesting layouts with Rural Indian IT Service Centres
Professor of Computer Science and IT,
Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (IIITA), India
Dr Venkat Kumar Dr Venkat Kumar
Topic: “Rural Shoring” an 'operating template' enabling rural Indian youth to deliver business IT processes in 10 states
Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Rural Shores Ltd
Dr Jacki O'Neill Dr. Jacki O'Neill
Topic: Qualitative studies into crowdsourcing and crowdworkers that identify the benefits and barriers for individuals
Senior Researcher,
Microsoft Research India,
Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala
Topic: Incubating start-ups to leverage ICT in rural/ underserved societal segments
Department of Electrical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai
Mr. R.Arvindhan Mr. R. Arvindhan
Topic: Real manufacturing efficiency
Asst General Manager, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

Invitees (Talk during Panel Discussion)

(to be updated soon...)