‘Solaris’, a two-day long management extravaganza is set to touch a cherished milestone envisioned ever since the inception of IIMU. The fest has a myriad of events, from keynote addresses to stimulating panel discussions, case-study competitions to workshops. The theme of Solaris '17 is "Disruption and Sustainability". The nation is celebrating 25 years of Indian Economic Liberalization. India has risen from an economically backward and languishing state to be a front-runner in the global economy. We are at an inflection point and it needs to be seen whether we’ll be able to sustain the growth and move further ahead or will the economy see a downward trend. Through the insightful talks by renowned industry guests, we’ll try to discover the fate of our nation.

Solaris'17 has concluded!

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The Leadership Summit

The Leadership Summit is a highly prestigious platform graced by stellar personalities who have led corporate empires by example, turned tides and transformed lives as business luminaries. They are thought provoking leaders who have been instrumental in the upsetting age old industry practices or have ventured into unchartered waters with their uncanny eye for identifying new business opportunities. Having been at the helm of affairs of an organization, they have been instrumental in bringing about a revolution. They share their unique, unprecedented and often unconventional ways through which they have inspired their organization to success.


Arth Samvaad

Arth Samvaad - The Finance Symposium - is one of the most renowned annual events amongst the IIM Udaipur fraternity. Since its inception, it has been providing a platform to the future financial managers to learn and interact with industry stalwarts and discuss changing trends in the financial world, and the micro and macro-economic factors that affect financial decision-making. Through the medium of a panel discussion and Face-Off, Arth-Samvaad aims to unleash the major financial issues that have caught the attention of people worldwide that have been affecting the global markets regularly."


Samvaah is the Annual Marketing Conclave organized by MarClan - The Marketing Club of IIM Udaipur, and forms an intrinsic part of Solaris. Samvaah, which translates to “Marketplace”, is an initiative aimed at quenching the thirst of marketing enthusiasts from different B-Schools in the country. The summit is a highly prestigious platform graced by marketers who have been instrumental in upsetting the age old marketing practices or have an uncanny eye for identifying new marketing avenues. Last year the Summit was graced by the presence of stalwarts such as Mr. Shubhranshu Singh (Executive Vice-President & Head Marketing – Sports at Star India), Ms. Manmeet Vohra (Director – Marketing & Category, Starbucks), Mr. Vikas Mehta (President, Group Marketing Services, Mullen Lowe Lintas Group), Ms. Suparna Mitra (Chief Marketing Officer – Watches & Accessories, Titan Company Limited) etc. who enlightened the community with the practical aspects of marketing. This year's edition is expected to raise the experience to an even higher level.



Antardrishti, the Business Conclave organized by PiE - The Economics Club of IIM Udaipur, provides a platform to discuss contemporary macroeconomic factors affecting India, and their interplay with global economic and financial circumstances. Antardrishti aims at promoting synthesis of ideas and insightful exchanges between industry and academia through these discussions. The global economic landscape, socio-political developments, and regulatory changes, all play a part in the way businesses are run across the world, forcing leaders to rethink and innovate. The summit involves thought-provoking insights, panel discussions and open house sessions from eminent names in the industry.


UNMESH - The Operations Summit at Solaris - is a collaboration between SKEIN - The Operations and Supply Chain Club of IIM Udaipur, and ConsultU - The Consulting Club of IIM Udaipur. The summit, being organized for the first time as a part of Solaris, aims at enlightening the students on the changing trends in the operations domain. Unmesh brings industry stalwarts and renowned speakers to a common stage to share their valuable knowledge, experience, and insights on the mitigation and contingency strategies for managing the radical changes in the industry.



‘Anveshan’, which translates to ‘Exploration’, is the Annual Analytics Summit by Technalytics – The IT and Analytics Club of IIM Udaipur, which focuses on the exploration of IT and Analytics trends in the global market. The summit provides an excellent opportunity to interact with the top leaders from the industry who share their valuable insights and achievements from the analytics world as well as enlighten the students on the potential of data leveraged by the industries. The summit aims to create, ideate, build, and simulate the sense of data in the business world through series of lectures and Q&A sessions.


Ajey Mehta

VP India, HMD Global (Nokia)

Dileeph K V

Joint President (Business Transformation), Hindalco

Sameer Kaul

Mentor, Former COO & CMO – Metropolis

Anupam Dutta

MD & CEO, Allied Blenders & Distillers

Jawed Ahmed

MD, Perkins India

Arunabh Das Sharma

CEO & MD, Sagacito Technologies Pvt Ltd

Piyush Pandey

Co-Executive Chairman, Ogilvy & Mather
Keynote Speaker for Day 2

Bhavesh Rupani

Senior VP, Axis Bank Limited

Sandeep Arora

CEO & MD, AXA Business Services

Aman Ahuja

VP, MasterCard

Rajesh Mokashi

MD & CEO, Care Ratings

Anupam Dikhit

Global Brand Lead, Twitter

Satyarth Priyedarshi

Head, Product Marketing, JioChat

Tarun Sharma

Co-Founder & Director, MCaffeine

Andreas Bauer

Senior Resident Representative, IMF

Saugata Bhattacharya

Chief Economist, Axis Bank

Amit Ghildiyal

Head, Supply Chain, John Deere

Nagaraju Kesari

CEO & Director, Big Basket

Deep Bhandari

Advisor, UCB

Vinod Kamath

President – Operations, Alembic Pharma

Josh Foulger

Country Head, Foxconn

Christopher Arnold

Knowledge Services Leader, Wells Fargo

Ujjyaini Mitra

Head Analytics and AVP Strategy, Viacom18

Vivek Khemani

Co-Founder, Quantiphi



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