Monday, August 31, 2009

August 2009 appointments

August 2009
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2 - Samsung trip; New York - 2 pm; *Jung Soo Shin - 5.30 pm; *V. Vijaya Kumar - 10.30 pm
3 - *Rajiv Makhni - 10 am; *Angelo Vicari - 10.30 am; *Timothy E. Baxter - 11.30 am; *Hudson River cruise - 2 pm; Top of the Rock
4 - Zutshi - 9 am; *Woodbury - 12 noon; *Washington, DC - 10.30 pm
5 - *Susan Bennett - 11.30 am; *Newseum - 12 noon; *National Air and Space Museum - 4 pm
6 - *US Capitol - 4 pm
7 - *John B. Catoe, Jr. - 2pm; *National Portrait Gallery - 2.30 pm; *Ingrid B. Henick - 3 pm; *National Museum of Natural History - 5.30 pm
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10 – Back to work http://bit.ly/NetHudson
11 - *Namas Chandra- 4 pm
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18 - *K. K. Raman - 11.30 am; *M. J. Prabu - 3 pm; *T. M. Krishna - 10 pm
19 - *Susan Hyland, George Langley - 12 noon; *A. P. S. Bhalla - 3 pm; *Vikram Srinivas, Vikas Suresh Kumar - 5 pm
20 - *Milan Saini - 10 am; *Jolly Jose - 1 pm; *Poonam Barua - 4.30 pm
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23 - Holiday
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25 - *A. Devaraj, P. S. Sudarsan - 7.30 am
26 - CII-EY Event - 1 pm
27 - *Nishanth Chandran - 7.30 am; *Joseph Cherian - 1 pm
28 - *Sankaran P. Raghunathan- 1.30 pm
29 - *Biju Savindran- 7.30 am
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(* means 'met/spoke'; $$ Awaiting confirmation; ? Didn't happen)

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Arun Subramony

Arun Subramony, Vice President (Global Delivery), UST Global, New York (www.ust-global.com)
August 30, 2009, 3.30 pm

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Biju Savindran

Biju Savindran, MD, SA Metroplots Pvt Ltd, Chennai (http://www.metroplots.com/)
August 29, 2009, 7.30 am (Nageswara Rao Park)



Thursday, August 27, 2009

Joseph Cherian

Joseph Cherian, CEO, GFA India
August 27, 2009, 1 pm
Joseph Cherian


Nishanth Chandran

Nishanth Chandran, Executive Director, E Billing Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Chennai (http://www.ebs.in/)
August 27, 2009, 7.30 am (Nageswara Rao Park)


Wednesday, August 26, 2009

K. K. Raman - DLF - Videos


Views on the status of infrastructure sector

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Real-estate is a politically-connected industry

video

DLF setting a benchmark in real-estate

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Use of ERP in real-estate brings standardisation

video

From accommodation to specifications to life-style -- evolution of customer preferences when buying apartments

video

Upcoming projects, and the challenges in Chennai market

video

Impact of economic crisis on real-estate investments

video

Media coverage of real-estate developments

video

For the first time in about 80 years, real-estate demand collapsed in all countries

video

Affordable housing can be created only in the suburbs, not within the city

video

Government has to look at real-estate as an industry

video

If enough purchasing power is put in people's hands, no incentives may be required for real-estate investment

video

On the extent of regulation of real-estate industry

video

Specifications of affordable housing complexes
video

Do customers ask for life-style facilities in housing complexes


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Are we witnessing an increasing synchronisation of Government's infrastructure policies and real-estate industry

video

Average age of home-buyer has been steadily declining

video

Some of the quick decisions that DLF took when crisis hit the economy

video

Cost reduction is always a priority area

video

Savings through volume purchases

video

Greater mechanisation in work sites

video

Urban renewal is happening in pockets

video

Difficulties in urban renewal of residential complexes

video

Energy saving potential in residential units

video

Payback of green buildings through carbon credits

video

Technology absorption in real-estate industry

video

Rules inhibit the building of skyscrapers

video

Advantages of living in gated communities

video

Indian GDP was held together by rural demand

video

Temple renovation initiatives in my village

video

Urbanisation in the West and in India

video

Have the living conditions of construction labour improved

video

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

A. Devaraj, P. S. Sudarsan

A. Devaraj, Author, 'K.B. Jothida Muraiyil Vidhiyum Madhiyum', Chennai, and P. S. Sudarsan, K.B. Astrologer, Chennai
August 25, 2009, 7.30 am (Nageswara Rao Park)

Monday, August 24, 2009

Chart House - Videos


Arriving at the pier

video

A view from the middle of the river

video

A lit-up skyline

video

White House - Videos

White House

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Washington, DC - Videos





On a road towards Washington, DC

video

Drumming bliss
video

Walking past sculptures
video

A rainy morning
video


View from the sidewalk
video


V. Vijaya Kumar - Videos


New projects soon

video

Balancing business and acting

video

Strengths of Tamil movie industry

video

How 'recession' has impacted Indian consumer mind-set

video

Unpredictability of consumer electronics market does lead to confusion in choice

video

Dealers face challenges in stocking multiple brands and models

video

Why the popularity of hire-purchase system has declined

video

Interest vs Processing fees

video

Branch expansion plan in Tamil Nadu

video

My views about Woodbury

video

Relevance of Woodbury format to India

video

Advice to youngsters who dream of working in movies

video

How to develop acting skills

video

Story of how I got into cine field

video

What I do to get the feedback of common people watching movies

video

New initiatives in business as a second-generation entrepreneur

video

Do the big-format retail stores suit Indian conditions

video