The annual Pan-India Booth Alumni Retreat (PiBar), hosted in a different city each year, brings a sizable fraction of them together, for a weekend of networking, learning, and fun. 


Ramoji Film City
Telangana, India

Event Details

September 9, 2022

7:00 pm Kickoff and Welcome note by PIBAR 2022 Organizing Committee
7:15pm Chicago Booth update by Dean Madhav Rajan
7:45pm Standup Act by Carlos Fernandes (Booth Alumnum '05)
8:00pm Welcome Dinner (Drinks & Networking follows)

September 10, 2022

9:00am Program Kickoff by Organizing Committee
9:10am Keynote Speaker by Prof. Subramanian Krishnamurthy (Ex. Chief Economic Advisor and Professor at ISB Hyderabad)
9:45am Metaverse 101 (Primer) by Moksha from Bessemer Venture Partners
10:15am Panel Discussion – 1 Success Stories in Metaverse by Rajat Ojha – Founder & CEO, PartyNite
11:00am Coffee Break
11:20am Panel Discussion – 2 Metaverse Disruption & Future Implications by Abinav Varma Kalidindi – Founder & CEO, Ikonz
12:00nn Wealth Management Presentation by LGTIndia by Atul Singh – Director, LGT Wealth India
12:15pm Leveraging Booth Network by Prachi Windlass – Director, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation India
12:30pm Photo Session
12:45pm Lunch
2:00pm Panel Discussion – 3 Is Metaverse a Gamechanger for Investors (10x vs 100x) Moderated by Mandeep Julka, VP Chiratae Ventures
2:45pm Coffee Break
3:00pm RFC tour along with families
7:00pm Gala dinner and Talk on History of Hyderabad by Mughal Gardens, RFC
(Drinks & Networking follows)

September 11, 2022

9:30am Program Kickoff by Organizing Committee
9:40am Panel Discussion – 4 Is Metaverse a Gamechanger for Investors (10x vs 100x) Moderated by Rajesh Raju, (MD- Kalaari Capital) Investor
Panel: Sateesh Andra, (MD- Endiya Partners)
10:30am Panel Discussion – 5 Showcase for Chicago Boothie Startups
Moderated by Vikram Vuppala, MD- Nephroplus
Panel: Aquagenix, HappiMart
11:15am Coffee Break
11:30am Open house- Ideas to strengthen Booth and alumni network by Sarath Naru – Founder & Managing Partner, Venture East; Rajesh Kalaari, MD- Kalaari Capital
12:15pm Closing remarks
12:30pm Lunch and departure


Full program + All meals + Resort stay (2 nights) + Transportation To & From Airport:

Single room (just you): 16,999/night/person

Exclusive double room (only for couple & family): 18,999/night

Shared double room (with another attendee): 12,999/night/person

Full program (No Breakfast Or Hotel stay Or Transportation):

 just you: 22,000

with spouse: 32,000


Register Online

Deadline: 9/8/2022


Anil Kumar, '09