NASSCOM & WITSA Enter High-Level Engagement with Telangana Government for NILF-WCIT 2018

11th January, Hyderabad: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA), and IT Ministry of the Government of Telangana, today participated in a high-level meeting to confer upon the upcoming World Congress on Information Technology & NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2018 (WICT-NILF 2018) to be held in Hyderabad on the 19th-21st of February.

2018marks the first time that the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT)will be held in India, and the debut of NASSCOM India Leadership Forum (NILF)in Hyderabad, making it a landmark year for the limited-edition event. Mr.K.T. Rama Rao, Minister for IT and Municipal Administration,Government of Telangana, Ms. Yvonne Chiu,Chairman, WITSA, Dr. James (Jim) Poisant, Secretary General, WITSA,and Mr. R Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM met in discussionover the agenda and priorities of the co-hosted megaevent. 

WCIT-NILF2018 will witness 22 power-packed sessions spread over three days covering AI,Blockchain, Experience Age, Innovation, New Globalization, Future of Work,Sports and Technology to name a few. Specific sessions will focus on the digitalrevolution and ways in which it is reshaping the world, particularlyspotlighting the strategies leaders need in place to stay ahead of competencycurve. On the side lines will be 24 sessions on Policy Dialogues, New Tech DeepDives, Country Sessions, Analyst Corners, CIO Sessions and Boardroom CEOsessions. 

Someof the notable speakers representing a spectrum of organizations across Indiaand the globe, include Sophia, the First Citizen Robot, Sadhguru, IshaFoundation, Soumitra Dutta, Dean, Cornell SC Johnson School ofBusiness, Dr. Andrew Ng, Founder, Coursera, MauriceLevy, CEO, Publicis Groupe, David M. Cote, Chairman,Honeywell, Shantanu Narayen, CEO, Adobe, and NaveenTiwari, Founder & CEO, InMobi. Over 2,500 delegates are expectedat WCIT-NILF 2018, with nearly 500 delegates from over 30 countries includingCanada, USA, Mexico, Brazil, Nigeria, South Africa, Taiwan, and Armenia amongothers.


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