Photo Gallery – August 2021

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MMA – KAS discussion on the theme “Mental Well-Being: Living in Times of Despair”. Dr Ravi Samuel, Consultant – Psychotherapist, conversation with Dr Esther G Ebenezer, Prof. Psychiatry at UniKL Royal College of Medicine Perak, Malaysia, Dr Balu, Consultant – Psychiatrist, London, Dr Naveen Prasath Baskaran, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Florida
MMA – KAS Talk on “Opportunities for Innovation and Entrepreneurship” by Ms Revathy Ashok, Start-up Evangelist, Angel Investor, Co-Founder Strategy Garage, Former MD Tishman Speyer.
MMA – KAS Discussion on the theme “The Future of Drones in India – Threats, Operations & National Capabilities“. Mr Peter Rimmele, Resident Representative to India, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung delivered the Welcome address and introductory remarks. Air Marshal M Matheswaran (Retd), AVSM VM Ph.D (V), Chairman & President, The Peninsula Foundation, Chennai delivered the Opening Remarks & Introduction of Panelists. Air Marshal S Varthaman, PVSM AVSM VM VSM (V). Distinguished Fellow of TPF and former AOC-in-C of Eastern Air Command in conversation with Air Marshal B Suresh, PVSM AVSM VM (V), Former AOC-in-C of Western Air Command, Gp Capt M J Augustine Vinod (V), Director, Automicro UAS, Prof P M Soundar Rajan, NIAS, Bangalore. Former Director, DARE, DRDO, Mr Abhishek Jain, Vice President – Strategic Partnerships, Zeusnumerix, Pune, Mr Sai Pattabiraman, MD, Zuppa Geo Navigation, Chennai, Wg Cdr David Devasahayam (V), Operations Director, Cyient Solutions & Systems, Hyderabad.
MMA-KAS – Giridhar Rehabilitation and Care Endowment (A Public Charitable Trust – 5th Giridhar Memorial Lecture – Virtual discussion on the theme “Role of Alternative Medicine in Health and Well Being for All”. Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, WHO delivered the theme address and Rtn A S Venkatesh, Rotary International Director 2021 – 2023 presided over.
MMA –KAS Conclave on “Dealing with China – Strategic, Political and Economic Dimensions”. Mr Peter Rimmele, Resident Representative to India, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Ambassador Gautham Bambawale, Former Indian Ambassador to China, Lt Gen SL Narasimhan, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, Member of the National Security Advisory Board, India Mr Santhosh Pai, Partner, Link Legal, Mr Rajaram Muthukrishnan, Director, Voice Snap Services Pvt. Ltd, Commodore R Seshadri Vasan, Director, Chennai Centre for China Studies.
“Read & Grow” discussion on the theme of the book “The CEO Factory – Management Lessons from Hindustan Unilever”. Mr Babu Krishnamoorthy, Money Coach, Author & Speaker lead the conversation with Special Invitees: Mr Madhavan P, Executive Vice President – Sales & Marketing, TVS Sri Chakra Ltd, Mr K R Chandrasekaran, Management Consultant & Business Advisor
382 Years of Madras “Smart City Management – Development, Big and Real Time Data, Mitigation, Environment & Public Resilience“. Mr Gagandeep Singh Bedi, IAS, Commissioner of Greater Chennai Corporation & Chief Guest delivered the Keynote Address. Dr Jayanthi Murali, IFS, Special Secretary (Environment, Climate Change), Tamil Nadu Forest Department, Mr Raj Cherubal, Chief Executive Officer, Chennai Smart City Ltd (CSCL) in conversation with Ms Sheila Sri Prakash, Founder & Chief Architect, Shilpa Architects Planners Designers and Mr Dipankar Ghose, Founder and Mentor, PRAKRUTHI
MMA-KAS – WBF talk on the theme “Inner Dialogue – an exploration of our beliefs and how it affects our reality” by Ms Supriya Padmanabhan, CEO and Founding Partner, My Persona. Ms Mythili Chandrasekar, Consumer Behaviour and Brand Strategy Enthusiast chaired the session. Discussion and Q & A with Special Invitees: Dr Lata Rajagopalan Kumar, Consultant – Communication for Development Member – IAICS, Ms Babita Barua, Managing Partner, GTB India, A WPP Unit
MMA – KAS Event on “Champion Women: The Story of Global Adjustments“. Dr Ranjini Manian, Founder Chairperson, Global Adjustments Foundation & Ms Rohini Manian, CEO, Global Adjustments in conversation with Mr V Shankar, Founder CAMS & Director, ACSYS Investments Pvt Ltd
MMA-KAS is organizing a discussion on the theme “What you need to know about doing business in Dubai”. The Distinguished Speakers are:
Mr Mohammad Athar, CEO, Mabledon Capital Ltd DIFC, Dubai, Mr Samir Kannan, Managing Partner, Kanaan Advocates & Legal Consultants. Mr L Ramkumar, Chairman, Shanthi Gears in conversation with Mr N Raman Managing Director, Capitalcorp FZC, Dubai
Tamilnadu CSR Summit “Forging Partnerships & Impact Pathways“. Dr Palanivel Thiaga Rajan, Hon. Minister for Finance & Human Resources Management, Government of Tamil Nadu, Chief Guest during the Inaugural Address and Launched the Tamil Nadu CSR Report