The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) is back with the India Digital Summit. The two-day event would be held in Delhi from January 18. The focus this year would be on two distinct areas: Internet and related issues of current and future policies, communication tools and commerce, and mobile devices and mobile VAS.
Some of the topics that would be discussed include discussions on topics like what would drive the growth of Internet in India, how Internet could be leveraged for business, and about whether the youth would be the driving force behind Internet. Day Two of the Summit would see discussions on issues concerning mobile value added services (VAS) such as what could make a mobile marketing company in India successful, how mobile VAS could be a source of critical information and interactivity, would mobile payments change the rules of transaction, and whether the policy environment was right for MVAS industry.
Some of the confirmed speakers at the summit include Anupam Mittal, Chairman, People Group; Avnish Bajaj, Chairman, eBay India; Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Founder and CEO, Info Edge Ltd; Deep Kalra, Founder and CEO, Makemytrip.com; and Sundarraman Kalyanraman, Head-Sales and Operations, Google India, among others.
The IAMAI is a not-for-profit industry registered under the Societies Act, 1896. Its mandate is to expand and enhance the online and mobile VAS sectors. The association’s activities include promoting the inherent strengths of the digital economy, evaluating and recommending standards and practices to the industry, conducting research, creating platforms for its members, communicating on behalf of the industry and creating a favourable business environment for the industry.