Rishabh Anand and Aditya Arya

August 25, 7:45am - 9:15am IST. Hosted at 91springboard

part of a series on Genius


About the speaker

About Rishabh Anand: Rishabh Anand is a Sophomore in Electrical Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Growing up in India, the son of an army officer and a lawyer, he’s lived in 10 different cities in India, culminating in the sophomore year of high school when he got a full paid scholarship to pursue the international baccalaureate program and complete his schooling in Singapore. Through the years Rishabh has had the good fortune of working on some interesting projects at various different places, notably IIT Jodhpur, Juniper Networks, his high school and most recently at his University where he is the Founding President of the first IoT focused student organisation on campus, a member of the premiere student run consulting firm on campus: OTCR, has been actively involved with the entrepreneurial community in the area and interned at AARP’s Tech Nest over the summer where he worked on developing solutions on the Google Home platform for the elderly, as well as Cortana and Skype for internal AARP uses.

About Aditya Arya: Aditya Arya, an eminent commercial and travel photographer, began professional photography in 1980 after graduating in History from the St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University. After a brief stint in the Bombay Film Industry where he did the stills for some of the leading directors, he shifted back to Delhi. In addition to his wide-ranging commercial and travel portfolio, his work has been published widely in travel magazines and books. Books include The Land of the Nagas, published by Mapin Publishing. His work can also be seen in the exhibition catalogues of Tejas and The Golden Age of Classical India: The Gupta Empire published in Brussels (Belgium) and Paris (France) respectively. A committed documenter of culture and heritage, Arya has travelled extensively across the country. His significant work includes that of the Alchi Monastery in the remote environs of Ladakh, where he painstakingly photographed the magnificent works of Buddhist art from the 12th century AD. Arya is known for his expertise in the field of advertising and corporate photography specialising in the field of Products, Interiors and Food for the past thirty years. He has also curated many shows on archival and contemporary photography both nationally and internationally. Over the last few years, he has been completely immersed in the subject and practice of photographic conservation. He has honed his skills and knowledge on preservation, restoration and archiving particularly through the documentation of historic photographic works from the famous KULWANT ROY COLLECTION. He has played a pivotal role in the formation of India Photo Archive Foundation. At present, while also actively pursuing his professional advertising and commercial assignments, he divides his time between his photography archive and the only Photography and Camera Museum in India with more than 300 rare and iconic cameras and other equipment tracing the history of photography from the 1870s to the Digital Era. He was a Director at the Academy for Photographic Excellence (APEX), one of the India’s leading photography academies based in New Delhi. He is also a guest faculty at Jamia Milia University’s Institute of Mass Communication and a Guest Fellow at the prestigious INDIAN INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDY, Shimla.

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Schedule:


7:45 - 8:10 : Registration and Breakfast


8:10 - 8:30 : Talk by Rishabh Anand


8:30 - 8:50 : Talk by Aditya Arya


8:50 - 9:15 : Networking


How to reach venue:

Google Maps

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Landmarks

SRL Diagnostics, VLCC, Sarhol More

Closest Metro Station

MG Road

From NH8

Get off the main highway as you approach IFFCO Chowk. If you’re approaching from the north (Delhi) make a right under NH8 IFFCO Chowk onto the road dividing Sector 17 and Sector 18. Take the second right. You’ll see signs for SRL Diagnostics at the corner and along the road. Keep following these signs. SRL is in Plot 26, we are at Plot 23.

From MG Road

Follow MG Road to IFFCO Chowk and take a right under NH8. Take the first left onto the road dividing Sector 17 and Sector 18. Take the second right. You’ll see signs for SRL Diagnostics at the corner and along the road. Keep following these signs. SRL is in Plot 26, we are at Plot 23.

From Old Delhi-Gurgaon Road

Heading south on Old Delhi-Gurgaon Road, once you pass the Maruti Factory, make a left at Sarhol More. You will see Serco on you right. Take the first right towards SRL Diagnostics. We are located in the second building on your right.