October 27 - November 2, 2015 – Bangalore, India

October 31, 2015 - Lift India Conference - National Gallery of Modern Art

9:30 - Doors open!
  • Come in, have some tea/coffee and meet your fellow lifters
10:00 - Keynote Session - The Naked Truth about Data

More than a trend, the storage and use of (big) data has passed a tipping point and starts to show its benefits to human kind but also its limits. What kind of data do we really have access to and what can we expect to do with them?

Abir OreibiAnand SSarita DigumartiSoraia BinzagrRaphael Gindrat
12:00 - Networking Lunch

As you eat some tasty and freshly prepared food, enjoy the opportunity to talk with other participants and share what you have experienced so far at Lift India. After your meal, have a look at our Interactive Design Exhibition featuring projects from the international initiative Data Canvas: Sense Your City.

13:30 - Early Afternoon Breakouts
Balz StrasserAjay RamasubramaniamPrateek KhareDavide MerullaAnubhav RathaKarl NjálssonAdam VarkalisTaha BawaPrashant DhawanSeema AnandJohann RecordonRaphaël MunozKavitha Iyer
15:00 - Networking Break

Power up with a well-deserved tea and coffee break while getting to know your fellow participants better.

15:30 - Late Afternoon Breakouts
Guhesh RamanathanNishil KoshyRitvvij ParrikhSoraia BinzagrGreg BernardaAdam Varkalis
17:15-18:15 - Wrap up of the day and closing session
  • Closing speech by Greg Bernarda, co-author of Value Proposition Design
  • Personal recap of the day by Anandi Iyer, Editorial Board member of Lift India
  • Wrap up of the day, highlights and lessons learned by Abir Oreibi
Anandi IyerGreg BernardaAbir Oreibi


October 30, 2015 - Swiss Innovation Night

Mövenpick Hotel & Spa Bangalore - 18:30-22:30

To celebrate the Year of Swiss Innovation in India, business communities and entrepreneurs from India & Switzerland will gather to discover the best technologies coming out of Swiss labs. The event will bring together creators and projects from various fields, leveraging the diversity and richness of the country's expertise.

  • Introduction to the evening by Abir Oreibi & Balz Strasser
  • Welcome speech addressed by His Excellency Dr. Linus von Castelmur, Ambassador of Switzerland to India & Bhutan
  • Presentation of the Swiss startups by Johann Recordon
  • Pitch by Swiss startups featuring:
    • Nanolive, non-invasive 3D visualisation of cells
    • Bestmile, automotive of the future
    • émoi, interaction design and gustatory explorations
    • Shared Electric, affordable energy monitoring and participative energy
    • Goodwall, career coaching platform for youngsters
    • Fotokite, aerial photography with quadcopters
  • Networking cocktail featuring traditional Swiss dishes and a demonstration of the augmented reality project CityCells, in the presence of one of its designer, Raphaël Munoz from Aprobado Studio.
    Abir OreibiBalz Strasser Dr. Linus von CastelmurJohann RecordonBerty Tyloo, NanoliveRaphael Gindrat, BestmileSoraia Binzagr, émoiAnubhav Ratha, Shared ElectricKarl Njálsson, Shared ElectricTaha Bawa, GoodwallAdam Varkalis, Fotokite

    October 27-31, 2015 - Lift Interactive Design Exhibition - Data Canvas: Sense Your City

    Can we measure and understand the quality of life of our cities? Join us and discover answers with different interpretations through a selection of 8 projects from artist from all over the world. In addition, you will be able to discover amazing pieces from Swiss and Indian interaction designers, Soraia BinzagrRasagy Sharma, as well as the results of the summer workshop held at SUPSI.

    Opening Ceremony, National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore - Tuesday October 27, 18:00-20:00

The exhibition will continue from October 27 to October 31, everyday from 10:00 to 17:00.

Download the official brochure of the exhibition and discover all the selected projects.