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india Updated: Dec 11, 2009 11:35 IST

Mr. Raghav Chandra- Co- creator of Conscience Compass (company that manages


and Bloggers Park magazine) and a 1982 batch IAS officer from Madhya Pradesh carder and an alumni of Harvard and St. Stephens College will speak about the different facets of


like the Corporate Social Responsibility Portal and the unique page of every city in the world that exists on the portal.

Mr. Javed Akhtar- Lyricist, poet, film script writer will speak on the importance of free speech and expressing oneself through art, writing and blogs.

Mr. Pavan Duggal- an advocate in the Supreme Court of India will speak on the legal issues involved in blogging and new media.

Mr. Ayaz Memon the cricket columnist and journalist will be the moderator for the symposium.

Mr. Pravir Krishak- CEO of Conscience Compass will introduce the I-cast model to the audience and give a live demonstration for the same. The I-cast model is an Indian version of Twitter where people can stay in touch with numerous friends at the same time.

Mr. Shlok Chandra- Director of Conscience Compass and an Associate with the Boston Consulting Group and an alumni of the National Law School, Bangalore will talk about the power of citizen journalism and the numerous incidents where active citizens and journalists have kept the government and institutions honest and on their toes.