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FINATICS'08, THE FINANCE CONCLAVE AT IITK

Team MBA, IIT Kanpur is organising ‘Finatics 2008’, the annual finance conclave during 5th and 6th April’08. The event is expected to reach 10,000 students across the country through direct participation and webcast viewing. This would give the event unparalleled reach and all the lecture series and panel discussions can be easily accessible from anywhere through the Finatics’08 website http://students.iitk.ac.in/finatics. The Team has made necessary arrangements for the webcast which is expected to be available from 06th April to 11th April. The information is being sent to the other Business schools through several mediums.


The vision behind the conclave is to provide the student fraternity with the intricacies of the finance world through distinguished speakers who have proven their mettle in their respective fields. This would be a wonderful opportunity for the students to get a practical understanding of the concepts in the finance world.


The event has three attractions – HawkEye (Lecture series), Finnoisseur (Panel Discussion) and Nutikas (Online Quiz) covering the two days of the event. We have confirmed participation from the following speakers


  • Deepak Jain, Director, DSP Merill Lynch
  • Dwarika Mishra, AVP-Analytics, HSBC
  • Roy, Director & Co-Founder, Paymate
  • Saxena, MD 7avenues, CEO 7to9 Retail

The topics of the lecture series encompass burning issues from the finance world. It includes topics from the areas of Investment Banking, Private Equity & Infrastructure Financing, Subprime Crisis, Mobile Commerce and Domain Consulting in Banking, Finance & Insurance. The main emphasis for this event is on capturing the Indian perspective on these issues which is the need of the hour.


The event is being partnered by financial institutions such as SBI, PNB and Reliance Money and companies such as HP and McGraw Hill



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