Second Annual Ideal Village Conference at Stanford University

2nd 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)

8.00-8:50AMBreakfast and Registration

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

Welcome, Conference Objectives - Gary Darmstadt (Stanford SOM)

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

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

Social Impact Initiatives at Microsoft - Tim Hopper (Microsoft)

Session Q&A

10.20-10.30AMCoffee Break  

Keynote: Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs:

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


South Asia Initiatives: Health, Water & Education
Paula Mariwala

* Healthcare screening & treatment of rural children

- C Sreenivas (SSS Sanjeevani Trust)
* Rural Education programs in Pakistan – Sabahat Rafiq (United We REACH)
* Ideal Villages through ideal education
- B. N Murthy (SSS Lok Seva Educational Institutions)
* Integrated and Holistic Water Solutions for Villages in India
- Ravi Mariwala (Scientific Precision)

12.10-12:55PMLunch Break

Africa Initiatives: Energy
Sabahat Rafiq

Keynote: Project Mercy in Ethiopia - Bete Demeke (Project Mercy)
* Ideal Village in Malawi - Robert Burns (Kasimu Education Fund)
* Solving poverty in Africa through job creation
- Karen Bysiewicz and Gil-li Vardi (Stanford SEED)
* Bio Waste to Power - Venkat Venkataraman (Bloomenergy)

2:35-2:45PMCoffee Break (10)

Social Entrepreneurship; Connectivity
Kelly O’Brien

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


Panel Discussion
Gary Darmstadt

* Implementation, Scaling & Systems Science: Needs, Challenges & Solutions
- Banny Banerjee (15), 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;
PuraCath – Julie Rasooly; HD Medical – Arvind Thiagarajan
Wine & Cheese reception


We acknowledge our sponsors for supporting the Ideal Village conference, Thank You!


Our grateful appreciation to companies who supported us thru their employee-matching
donation programs: Apple, Bristol Myers Squibb, Google, Microsoft, Netflix,