28th Convergence India 2020 Expo
19 - 21 February 2020
Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India
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Conference Programme

Day 1: 29 January 2019
Time IoT
0930-1100 PhotogalleryOpening Ceremony

Welcome Address:
Mr Prem Behl, Chairman, Exhibitions India Group, India

Inaugural Address by Chief Guest:
Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon'ble Minister, Ministry of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Government of India

Launch of Knowledge Report:
Mr Sachin Garg, Associate VP (Semiconductors & Electronics), MarketsandMarkets, India

Vote of Thanks:
Shri Deepak Kumar, IAS, Executive Director, India Trade Promotion Organisation, India
1100-1130 Networking break
  IoT Broadcast
1130-1300 Photogallery
Inaugural Session: Digital India-Connecting the unconnected

Chair: Shri RS Sharma, Chairman, TRAI

Panelists:
• Dr Neena Pahuja, Director General, ERNET, India
• Mr Gulzar Azad, Country Head Connectivity, Google, India
• Mr Vipin Tyagi, Executive Director, C-DoT
• Mr Sachin Garg, Associate VP (Semiconductors & Electronics), MarketsandMarkets, India
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Computex Teaser event and Press conference (Managed by TAITRA)

1115-1130: Registration and assembling of media delegates and other participants

1130-1135: Welcome remark

1135-1140: Promotional Video of Computex

1140-1155: Presentations by representatives of Computex and Taiwan Excellence

1155-1215: Interaction with media - question answer session

1215-1220: Vote of thanks
1300-1400 Lunch
 
Time Telecom Broadcast IoT
1400-1530 Photogallery
Vision 2020-Making India ready for 5G adoption

Chair: Mr Rajan S. Mathews, Director General, COAI

Keynote Speaker: Mr Rajat Mukarji, Advisor, Vodafone Idea Ltd.

Panelists:
• Mr Sandeep Kapoor, Head of Marketing ' EMEA Region (Aerospace Defense Business) and Country Head Marketing'India, Keysight Technologies Pvt Ltd
• Mr Raymond Lai, Director, Applications Engineering, EXFO Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
• Mr Parag Kar, Vice President, Government Affairs, Qualcomm, India & South Asia

Discussion Points

•5G technology platform and research
• Manufacturing support and technology
• 5G network infrastructure and policies
• How is 5G Shaping the communication trends?
• Making India ready for 5G-enabled revolution and competing internationally
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Future of digital content: Rise of social platforms and viewership

Moderator: Mr Nisarg Malde, Agent ,Tulsea

Keynote Speaker: Mr Vasant Nath, Writer, Sacred Games

Lead Speaker: Ms Roshni Ghosh,VP India - Original Content, Eros Now

Panelists:
• Mr Chiranjeev Singh, Director Marketing - APAC, MediaKind (formerly Ericsson TV)
• Mr Anurag Mittal, Founder & CEO, NewsVoir

Discussion Points

•Digital disruption, growth graph of the sector (India vs Global)
• Opportunities for fresh and new content
• Trends evolving in digital content
• Changes in viewer experience
• Jump from traditional video & content
• Challenges & opportunities
• Technological disruption
• How to make content relevant
• Breaking the demographic & geographic bubble
• Social media cencorship
• Is digital media more of an threat than a opportunity
• Monitoring piracy on the internet
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Demystifying the potential of Artificial Intelligence & IoT

Chair: Mr Dinesh ChandSharma,Director ' Standards & Public Policy, EU Project SESEI

Keynote Speaker: Mr Dhirendra Kulkarni, PreSales Senior Director, PTC

Panelists:
• Dr Venkatesh Sunkad, Mentor, INSOFE
• Mr Arnab Das, VP, Service Line Leader ' Intelligent IoT & Edge, Aricent
• Mr Indraneel Banerjee, Partner, McKinsey & Company
• Mr Ranjeet Koul, Vice President and Country Manager, Aeris- APAC & MEA Region
• Mr Rahul Ganapathy, CEO, Atsuya Technologies Pvt Ltd
• Dr Hemen Goswami, Vice President-Technology Solutions, Infogain

Discussion Points

• Embracing the future AI and IoT
• Role of AI & IoT in industries
• Simplifying our life and making people and cities smart
• IoT the way forward
• Making AI a reality in an workable environment
1530-1545 Networking break
1545-1715 Photogallery
Electronics Manufacturing in India-Challenges to accelerate its success

Chair: Mr Pankaj Mohindroo, Chairman, India Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA)

Keynote Speaker: Shri Sanjay Kumar Rakesh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology

Panelists:
• Dr Deepak Thakkar, Vice President Business Development, Flex
• Mr Sanjiv Narayan, Chairman, SGS Tekniks
• Ms Khair Ull Nissa, Executive Director, World Trade Center Services
• Mr M Soundarakumar, Director, C-DOT

Discussion Points
• Extended investment cycles
• High manufacturing cost
• Threat from imports
• Government support
• 'Make in India' helping achieve the aim for a 'net zero' import
• Learnings from global mobile manufacturing practices
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Monetization Strategies for OTT in 2019

Chair: Mr Sachin Tummala, Managing Director, Corpus Enterprises

Keynote Speaker: Ms Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global

Panelists:
• Mr Kevin Hanville, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Crystal, USA
• Mr Manas Ranjan Mati, Vice President (Strategy and Business Dev), Intertrust Technologies India Pvt. Ltd
• Mr Amit Kharbanda, Managing Director & CEO, MyBox Technologies
• Mr Pinakin Thakkar, CEO, Nirvana Digital
• Mr Edwin Ko, VP- Sales, South & North East Asia, Harmonic
• Mr Vaidyanathan Ramachandran, Managing Director, Kaltura Media & Telecom

Discussion Points

• Video quality
• Content monetization
• Audience- viewers' desire to watch whatever & whenever
• Increase user engagement levels
• Marketing strategies
• Automated systems & technologies
• Distribution challenges and opportunities
PhotogalleryDigital Communication-Telco's advantage in IoT

Chair: Dr Omkar Rai, Director General, STPI

Keynote Speaker: Shri Rajiv Sinha, Deputy Director General Networks & Technologies, DoT

Panelists:
• Ms Farhana Haque, Vice President & Business Head-Internet of Things (IoT), Vodafone Idea Ltd
• Mr Sunil David, Regional Director (IoT), AT&T India
• Ms Sucheta Mahapatra, VP & Head-IoT, Enterprise Mobility & Smart Cities, Airtel
• Mr Rajeev Sharma, Asst. Director (Test Engineering and Industrialisation), Barco Electronics Systems Pvt Ltd
• Ms Monika Gupta, Ex CIO-B2B, Airtel India
• Mr Prosenjit Sarkar, GM- IoT & Enterprise Voice, Sify Technologies

Discussion Points

• Importance of partnerships to produce smarter products
• Capitalizing on the infrastructure
• New revenue opportunities for service providers and application developers
• Cost optimisation for Telco's by using IoT technology
• Use data access and analysis

Day 2: 30 January 2019
Time Telecom Broadcast IoT
1000-1130 Photogallery
Fintech: Mobile and digital banking changing the face of money

Chair & Keynote Speaker: Mr Nitin Jain, Co-founder, OfBusiness

Panelists:
• Mr Vishal Gupta, Head of Product, PhonePe Internet Pvt Ltd
• Mr Shwaitang Singh, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company
• Mr Shwetank Verma, Co-founder & General Partner, Leo Capital
• Mr Shams Tabrez, AGM, State Bank Institute of Credit & Risk

Discussion Points
• Role of Fintech in accelerating eceonomic growth
• Digital banking transformation
• Growth in payment platforms and its adaptability
• Technologies in payment: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Artificial Intelligence, Analytics, etc.
• Did Demonetisation bring digital transaction revolution in India?
• Future and way forward
• How is the economy adjusted to digital payments mode
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OTT partnerships: Opportunities & Challenges

Chair: Mr Sidharth Balakrishna, Executive (whole time) Board Director, Siti Networks & Head Strategy & Innovation, Essel (Zee) Group

Keynote Speaker:
• Mr Tarun Katial, CEO, ZEE5
• Mr Siddhartha Roy, COO, Hungama Digital Media

Panelists:

• Mr Uday Sodhi, Business Head-Digital, Sony Pictures Networks India
• Mr Vineet Govil, Head & General Manager, Sling Media, India
• Mr Hans Massart, Market Director-Broadcast, Newtec
• Mr Nishith Shah, CEO, 18th Parallel
• Mr Gurpreet Singh, Co-founder & COO, One Digital Entertainment

Discussion Points

• Pay-TV providers Vs content providers
• Expanding the consumer base
• Role of social media in partnerships
• the possibility of telcos being a onestop-shop for Pay-TV, broadband, mobile and OTT services?
• Impact of partnership on industry/sector
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IoT empowering Smart Cities Infrastructure

Chair: Mr NSN Murty, Executive Director & Leader, Smart Cities, PwC

Keynote Speaker: Mr Ali Hosseini, Founder & CEO, SenRa

Presentation by: Mr Martin Woolley, Developer Relations Manager (EMEA), Bluetooth SIG

Panelists:
• Mr Sai Arul, Business Development, Public Sector IBM
• Mr Ravinder Pal Singh, Director: Business Development (DiCi), Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, Dell EMC India
• Mr B.Sivakumar, Director ' India & APAC Office, CIMCON Lighting Inc.

Felicitation by:
• Smt Tanvi Sundriyal IAS, Managing Director, MP State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd.

Discussion Points

• The essential link between people, communities and technology
• Traffic and Parking system in smart cities
• How can Cyber crime be tackled using IoT
• Involving citizens in the Smart City transformation using technology
• Privacy concerns surrounding technology for citizens
• How technology is changing the way people live behave, and access services
1130-1145 Networking break
1145-1300 Photogallery
Digital transformation in India: Progress & challenges

Chair: Shri Vinay Thakur, Director, National e-Governance Division

Keynote Speaker:
Mr Ramkumar Narayanan, VP Technology & Managing Site Director, VMware

Panelists:

• Dr. Subi Chaturvedi, Senior President, YES Bank
• Mr Ravi Shankar Rai, CMD, SAVITRI Group
• Mr Vivek Saha, Digital Transformation Leader, Industry Digital Strategy & Consulting, Asia Pacific, DXC Technology
• Mr Vivek Gautam, Sr Manager ' Information and Communications Technology, Markets&Markets
• Mr Sayantan Chatterjee, Director - Consulting, PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt Ltd.

Discussion Points

• IT and telecom policies
• Initiatives in E-governance
• Digitally empowered India : Opportunities and challenges
• Progress on digital infrastructure as a utility to citizens
• Various initiatives and its implementation
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Startups strengthening the nation with digital innovation

Chair: Ms Geetika Dayal, Executive Director, TiE Delhi -NCR

Panelists:
• Mr Arvind Saraf, Founder, Wishbook
• Dr Uttam Kumar, Head-New Technologies Innovation & Incubation (Mobile, Entreprise and Banking), Aircel
• Mr Aditya Nanda, Head Enterprise Account, LogiNext Solution
• Dr Jatinder Singh, Director, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Discussion Points
• Facilitated global reach for the Indian companies
• Use of technology to make process easy for new age startups
• Building an organised market and healthy ecosystem
• Cost involvement and ease of execution
Photogallery
CXO Forum: Industry 4.0: Innovation through digital collaboration

Chair: Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya, President, Centre for Digital Economy Policy Research (C-DEP)

Panelists:
• Ms Bharti Maan, Director- Digital Transformation, SAP India
• Dr Rajashekhar Malur, Chief Technology Officer, Tata Consulting Engineers
• Mr Sudhanshu Mittal',Director ' Industry 4.0,NASSCOM Centre of Excellence for Internet of Things (COE-IOT)

Discussion Points

• Moving from the conceptualization to the implementation phase
• Robotics and automatization
• Impact of Industry 4.0 on manufacturing sector & economy
1300-1400 Lunch
1400-1530 Photogallery
1400-1500
Trends in Embedded Systems Industry and its impact on Electronics manufacturing

Chair: Mr. Sachin Garg, Associate VP (Semiconductors & Electronics), MarketsandMarkets

Keynote Speaker: Mr Shinto Joseph, Director ' South East Asia Operations, LDRA Technology Pvt Ltd

Panelists:
Mr Khushal K. Panchal, VP, PCB Power
• Mr Sai Kamalesh, CEO, KEMSYS Technologies Pvt Ltd


Discussion Points

• Embedded safety and security
• Embedded systems in real time applications and design
• Embedded software & IoT devices
• Unlocking the embedded intelligence
Photogallery
Migration to IP: The big paradigm shift


Chair & Keynote: Mr Peter Bruce, Director APAC, IABM

Panelists:
• Mr Parag Kamani, Head-Business Development, Nirvana Digital
• Mr NM Mehra, VP (Technical), Visual Technologies India Pvt Ltd (VITPL)
• Mr Sushant Rai, Managing Director ' Sales and General Manager South Asia, Harmonic Inc.

Discussion Points

The production world is moving to IP. The session will review the world of IP transport streams, Cloud based solutions, Cyber security, Advanced Analytics and many more topics that will evolve in the coming years.
• Roadmap of how production will move to IP workflows.
• Is this the time to move away from SDI?
• Is a hybrid approach the best strategy?
• Is this the correct time to take a complete IP approach?

1530-1545: Networking Break

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1400-1500
Protecting IoT from new threats of connected reality

Chair:
Mr Arun Narayanaswamy, Senior Director R&D, VMware

Keynote Speaker: Mr Arun Narayanaswamy, Senior Director R&D, VMware

Panelists:
• Mr Bapu S Bindhumadhava, Senior Director & HoD (RTS-IoT), CDAC
• Mr Amit Rao, VP, Strategy & Business Development (APAC), Trusted Objects
• Mr Sudhir Dixit, Senior Fellow and Evangelist, Basic Internet Foundation
• Mr Sandeep Naganur – Head of Strategic Partnerships, Subex
• Mr Divyanshu Verma, Sr Manager, Intel RnD & Vice Chair, OCF India Eco TF

Discussion Points

• Real-time fault corrections
• Social acceptance of IoT systems
• Service providers perspective of helping customers deliver privacy and compliance in the cloud
• How can governments maintain privacy while improving efficiency
• Certification issues and labelling for IoT devices
• Recent advancements in IoT technology enabling new smart functions
1545-1715 Photogallery
1500-1600
Scaling up of Nextgen IoT products - Is it a good news for Embedded Systems Industry?

Chair: Mr BM Baveja, Senior Director & Group Co-ordinator, MeitY

Keynote Speaker: Mr Bapu S Bindhumadhava, Senior Director & HoD (RTS-IoT), CDAC

Panelists
• Mr Aurindam Bhattacharya, Group Leader - Technical Services, C-DOT
• Mr Sanjay Gupta, Country Manager, NXP
• Mr Toshihiko Honma, General Manager of Global Marketing & Engineering Department, Lightwave Network Product Division, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. (SEI)
• Mr Srinath Nudurupati, Founder and Director, Inxee Technologies

Discussion Points

• Future of wearable embedded designs
• Sensors and embedded systems
• Reliability and dependability of embedded systems
• Machine learning for embedded systems

1600-1615 : Networking Break
Photogallery
Future of Unified Communication

Sessions by Ministry of MSME

Ministry of MSME Schemes for MSME Sector

Speaker from MSME
Shri Vijay Kumar, Director, MSME

Vendor Registration and Procurement process of Engineers India Ltd. (EIL)

1615- 1645 hrs
Financial Assistance & Credit Facility to MSME Sector
• Mrs Poovazhagi
• Mr Anirudh Raj Singh

Discussion Points

• Increased Mobility
• The Rise of Cloud-Based Communication
• Improved Collaboration Tools
• Constant change in technology
• addressing the concerns with traditional communication tools
• various providers and its types
• Is UC an effective tool to retain and prove employee efficiency in organisations?
• How is Social media helping in adapting to UC?
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1500-1600
Promoting skill development & entrepreneurship for the next digital transformation

Moderator: Mr Sandy Mallik , Head of marketing for India and Emerging, PTC

Keynote Speaker: Dr Sandhya Chintala, Vice President, NASSCOM

Panelists:
• Mr Thiruvenkateswaran Ramachandran, Digital Assurance Practice Leader - IoT QA CoE, Cognizant
• Mr Rohit Gupta, Director, OMR India Outsources Pvt Ltd
• Mr Himanshu Rattan, Director-Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare, KPMG

Discussion Points

• Competition in Digital World
• Business Dynamics and entrepreneurship
• Tax Challenges arising from digital transformation
• Role of skills and in digital technologies
• Key Trends in the Digital Progress of India


1600-1615 : Networking Break

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1615-1730

Blockchain for better Governance

Chair: Dr. Praphul Chandra, Founder, KoineArth

Keynote Speaker: Mr Sarang Bhoyar, Blockchain Leader, Infosys

Keynote Speaker: Mr Vineeth Saraschandran, Head Blockchain Solutions Group, Panasonic

Panelists:
• Mr Prabhat Manocha, Associate Director, Government Industry/India South Asia, IBM
• Dr. Aditya Dev Sood, Founder, Startereum
• Mr Ish Goel, CEO, Somish
• Mr Aman Kalra, Director-Strategy & Outreach, Coinsecure


Discussion Points

• The present and future of digital business & cconomics
• Policy trends in blockchain
• Centralisation of blockchain technology
• Industries leveraging the potential of blockchain
• Developing new applications and services based on increased privacy, security, efficiency and transparency
• Fundamentally changing the way governments and enterprise do business
• Streamlining Government-Citizen interaction and services with blockchain

Day 3: 31 January 2019
Time Telecom Broadcast IoT
1000-1130 Photogallery
CXO Forum: Cybersecurity/Cybercrime: Breaching data is a reality. What is the way ahead?

Chair: Dr Sriram Birudavolu,CEO - Cyber Security Centre of Excellence, Data Security Council of India (DSCI)

Panelists:
• Dr Tabrez Ahmad, Professor & Dean, UPES School of Law
• Mr Alok Gupta, Chief Executive Officer , Pyramid Cyber
• Mr Vishal Kumar, Director-Cyber Education & Services, Quick Heal Technologies Ltd
• Mr Gautam Kapoor, Partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte India

Discussion Points

• Cybersecurity Law, GDPR and Data Ethics
• Trust & cybersecurity
• Importance of certifications
• Cyberbullying-Fear or suffer in Silence?
• Dealing with social media : trolls and cyberstalks
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Broadband: A highway for inclusive and sustainable growth in India

Chair: Mr Pravin Prashant, Edior & Director, DigiAnalysys

Panelists:
• Mr Amajit Gupta, Chief Executive Officer, Lightstorm Telecom Ventures
• Mr Sandeep Aggarwal, CEO, ProBizz Inc Col.
• KK Sharma, Chief Editor, Cable Quest Magazine & Fellow Member, Broadcasting Engineers Society of India

Discussion Points

• Broadband infrastructure: Advantages and disadvantages
• Future trends and developments
• Types of broadband technologies
• Framework required for accelerating broadband growth
• Policies and guidelines to facilitate ease, efficiency and sustainability of broadband networks
• Role of government: approach to implement BharatNet in India
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IoT's potential in healthcare disruption

Chair: Admiral V.K. Singh, VSM (Retd.), Managing Director, InnovatioCuris

Keynote Speaker: Mr Joji George, Senior Director, GEHC Digital Engineering, GE Healthcare

Panelists:
• Dr. K.V. Krishnan, Vice President, Mindteck
• Ms Akhila Kakeri, Senior consultant,Hitachi Consulting
• Mr Neeraj Jain, Country Director - India, PATH
• Mr Kirit Goyal, CEO, Gazelle Information Technologies
• Dr Anu Gupta, Angel Investor, Start-up Mentor, Pharma Healthcare Expert

Discussion Points

• Use of Big Data analytics
• Adaptivity of user friendly technology
• Effectiveness in diagnosis
• Improving clinical outcomes
• Data integration using sensors in various medical devices and wearables
1130-1145 Networking break
1145- 1315 Photogallery
Role of Cloud & Big Data analysis in Digital Transformation


Chair: Mr Animesh Samuel, Co-founder and Chief Evangelist, Light Information Systems

Panelists:
• Mr Kamari Shankaran Swami, Pre Sales APAC , Verimatrix
• Mr Manan Panchal, Vice President of Engineering, 18th Parallel
• Mr Steven Soenens, VP Product Marketing, Skyline Communications
• Mr Urvesh Goel, Senior Fellow Digital, Dyzrupt Thinkering Lab
• Mr Kunal Singhal, Founder & Managing Director, Eazy ERP Technologies Pvt Ltd

Discussion Points

• Building an adaptable and resilient digital environment
• How cloud-led digital transformation brings success
• Business are able to have better customer understanding, customer care, personalized targeted campaigns
• Decisions making moving from guts and experience to data driven
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Bridging the divide: Future of broadband connectivity & cable TV networks

Chair: Ms Roop Sharma, President, Cable Operators Federation of India (COFI)

Panelists:
• Mr Amit Kharbanda, Managing Director & CEO, MyBox Technologies
• Col VC Khare, Technical Advisor, Cable & Satelite
• Mr Sidharth Balakrishna, Executive (whole time) Board Director, Siti Networks & Head Strategy & Innovation, Essel (Zee) Group
• Mr Anil Malhotra, CEO, SITI Cable
• Mr Rajiv Gupta, Director, Inspire Infratech Pvt Ltd

Discussion Points

• Infrastructure requirments to cater to future requirements
• Importance of advancement in wireless technologies
• How cable programmers are giving back to communities nationwide
• Bundling opportunities without displacing Broadcast TV
• Driving subscriber growth
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IoT driving innovation in automotive & mobility

Chair: Mr Dhruv Behl, Founder & Managing Editor, autoX

Keynote Speaker: Mr Sukhvinder Lamba, Founder & CEO, Waypals

Panelists:
• Mr Bhavesh Manglani, Co-Founder, Delhivery
• Mr Sougata Mukherjea, Chief Technologist-Mobility Services, Global Technology Services, IBM
• Mr Manu Sharma, GM ' HR & Admin, Hero Electric
• Mr Mohit Ramani, Managing Partner, Digital Agents Interactive Pvt
• Ms Gita Babaria, Director IoT CoE, Capgemini

Discussion Points

• Automated emergency and driver safety systems
• Safety measures with IoT
• Utilizing the current technologies in connected vehicles
• Intelligent urban transport systems
1315-1400 Lunch  
1400-1600     Photogallery
Sessions by Ministry of MSME

Financial Assistance & Credit Facility to MSME Sector

Vendor Registration and Procurement process of Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (IOCL)

Speaker
Shri Chandra Shekhar, AGM, EIL

1615-1730
Vendor Registration and Procurement process of Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL)

Speaker
• Sh. P.K. Gupta Addl. General manager BEL
  *Programme is subject to change without prior notice
 

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