6th Annual Ideal Village Conference (online)

Stanford University, Sept. 29-30, 2021

 

Theme: Post-Pandemic Normal - The Path Forward

Wednesday, September  29

7:30 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific Time (CA)

7:30 AM:   Welcome & Ideal Village Update
7:45 AM:   Opening Keynote

8:15 AM:   Healthcare
9:15 AM:   Education
10:30 AM:  Water & Sanitation
11:30 AMClosing Keynote

11:50 AM:  Key Takeaways & Recommendations

Thursday, September 30

7:30 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific Time (CA)

7:30 AM:   Welcome & WGF Smart Village Update
7:45 AM:   Opening Keynote

8:00 AM:   Societal Issues
8:45 AM:   Sustainable Livelihoods
10:00 AM:  Energy & Environment
11:00 AM:  Special AARDO talk from Bangladesh
11:15 AM:  Closing Keynote

11:35 AM:  Key Takeaways & Recommendations
12:00 PM
Special Talk: Arkansas Governor's Office

 
Keynote Speakers

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Dr. Catharina Boehme
WHO Geneva
Opening Keynote

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Balaji Ganapathy
TCS USA - CSR
Closing Keynote

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Art of Living Foundation
Opening Keynote

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Dr. Vibha Gupta
Rural Livelihoods, India 
Closing Keynote

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Cindy Gillespie
Secretary, Dept of Human Services, State of Arkansas
Special Talk

 Other Speakers Include:

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Sunil Wadhwani
WISH Foundation

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Dr R S Sodhi
AMUL

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Dr Kristina Hesbol
University of Denver

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John Nelson
IEEE Smart Village

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Rachel Cardone
Woods Institute

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Dr Paul Edwards
Stanford University

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Dr Desh Deshpande
Sparta Group LLC

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Dr Ann Lopez
University of Toronto

IN ASSOCIATION WITH:
WHEELS GLOBAL FOUNDATION (WGF - an initiative of the Alumni of Indian Institutes of Technology) 
AFRICAN-ASIAN RURAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (AARDO - an Intergovernmental Agency of 34 countries) 
IEEE Smart Village(ISV)  Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)  INDIASPORA, Inc.