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Second Annual Ideal Village Conference at Stanford University

Friday, June 16, 2017, 08:00 am – 08:00 pm

Oak Room West, Tressider Memorial Union, Stanford University

Theme: Collaborations for the Ideal Village

Chair: Dr. Gary Darmstadt, School of Medicine

Co-Chairs: Dr. Sundar Kamath (Sanmina), Dr. Kanwaljeet S. Anand (School of Medicine)

Co-Sponsors: Science for Society, and, Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs (Radhika Shah)


Breakfast and Registration


Global Health and Ideal Village Project Dr K S Anand and Sally Benson

  • Welcome, Conference Objectives - Gary Darmstadt (Stanford SOM) YouTube

  • Innovation in Global Health - Stanford Program - Kathy Burke (Stanford Global Health) YouTube

  • Ideal Village: Collaboration and Pilot results - Sundar Kamath (Sanmina) YouTube

  • Social Impact Initiatives at Microsoft - Tim Hopper (Microsoft) YouTube

  • Session Q&A


Coffee Break


Keynote: Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs:

Tech as an Accelerant for the UN Sustainable Development Goals
- Radhika Shah (SA&E) & Paula Mariwala (Seedfund Investors) YouTube


South Asia Initiatives: Health, Water & Education Paula Mariwala

Healthcare screening & treatment of rural children

- C Sreenivas (SSS Sanjeevani Trust) YouTube
Rural Education programs in Pakistan

- Sabahat Rafiq (United We REACH) YouTube
Ideal Villages through ideal education 
- B. N Murthy (SSS Lok Seva Educational Institutions) YouTube
Integrated and Holistic Water Solutions for Villages in India
- Ravi Mariwala (Scientific Precision) YouTube


Lunch Break


Africa Initiatives: Energy Sabahat Rafiq

Keynote: Project Mercy in Ethiopia 

- Bete Demeke (Project Mercy) YouTube
Ideal Village in Malawi 

- Robert Burns (Kasimu Education Fund) YouTube
Solving poverty in Africa through job creation
- Karen Bysiewicz and Gil-li Vardi (Stanford SEED) YouTube
Bio Waste to Power 

- Venkat Venkataraman (Bloomenergy) YouTube


Coffee Break


Social Entrepreneurship; Connectivity Kelly O’Brien

Keynote: Sustainable Impact Investing: Opportunities & Challenges
- Mohamed Amersi (Inclusive Ventures) YouTube
Ecosystem for Social Impact in Rural India 
- Raju Reddy (Kakatiya Sandbox) PDF
Social Impact projects in Silicon Valley
- Mike Fox (Goodwill) YouTube; Murali Vullaganti (PeopleShores) YouTube
Ericsson Response: Connectivity in disaster areas
- Shiva Patibanda (Ericsson) YouTube


Panel Discussion Gary Darmstadt

Implementation, Scaling & Systems Science: Needs, Challenges & Solutions
- Banny Banerjee, Sabahat Rafiq, Bete Demeke, Mohamed Amersi


Open Discussion, Highlights, Closing Remarks


Healthcare Innovation Showcase - Rahul Reddy (Apollo Hospital)

TeleVital- Kishore Kumar Rao; Evolko: HealthRADAR 

- Amit Khare PDF
PuraCath – Julie Rasooly; HD Medical

- Arvind Thiagarajan PDF

We acknowledge our sponsors for supporting the Ideal Village conference,

Thank You!

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