3-5 December 2019

Bangalore International Exhibition Centre

Conference Agenda

Defence Manufacturing & Supply Chain Summit

Industry 4.0 Strategies for Competitiveness of Indian Defence

18 January, 2019


Registration & Coffee


Welcome Remarks by Conference Convenor

0930 – 1100

Making Indian Defence Manufacturing Globally Competitive

Opening Remarks: Sivaraman Parthasarathy, Partner, BDO India

Telangana -The Emerging Hub of Aerospace & Defence Manufacturing: Pravin P A, Director Aerospace & Defence, Government of Telangana

Roadmap for Developing a Strategic Products Eco-System in India - Rakesh Shashibhushan, CMD, Antrix Corporation

Special Inaugural Address: Dr. V K Saraswat, Former Secretory Defence R&D & Member Niti Aayog

Vote of Thanks: Srikanth Badiga, Chairman, IACC

1100 – 1125

Aerospace 4.0: Implications to the New Manufacturing Ecosystem

Dr. David Pritchard, Associate Professor/Aviation Researcher, State University of New York
1125 - 1140

Refreshment & Networking Break

1140 – 1205

Engaging the Armed Forces in Collaborative Manufacturing Models

Yatishwar Dravid, Indian Institute of Science
1205 – 1230

Simplicity And Agility Through Digital Engineering For Manufacturing Value Chain

Sashi Sairaman, Director, MTAB Technology Centre
1230 – 1300

Manufacturing Process Simulation : Solve Upcoming Problem With the help of Simulation

Michel Pereme, Director Global Channel Business – Simufact Engineering GmbH
1300 - 1400

Networking & Lunch Break

1400 – 1445

Predictive Maintenance: How to Prevent Asset Failure, Detect Quality Issues And Improve Operational Processes.

Karthigeyan Ramaswamy, MD CFM (JV of GE & Safran)
1425 - 1450

Simulation, Prototyping, Testing in A&D Sector – The latest developments

Anshul Gupta, MD, ESI Software India
1450 - 1515

The challenges on the talent side to fuel the growth in aerospace and defence manufacturing

Amit Pathak, General Manager, India, Pratt & Whitney Customer Training
1515 - 1540

Vibro acoustic simulation of a launch vehicle and payload during deployment

Trevor Edwards COO ESI Group
1540 – 1605

Metal Additive Manufacturing Adoption Roadmap and Applications in Aerospace and Defense

Nikhil Chowdhry, WIPRO 3D
1605 - 1620

Refreshment & Networking Break

1620 - 1645

"E-Procurement Implementation strategy: Streamlining procurement processes and increasing efficiency and transparency

Chaduvula Prasad, General Manager, Global Aero Tech India
1645 – 1705

High end Test Systems from Russia

Ekaterina Bocharova, Head of Sales Department, FORM ATE
1705 - 1730

Daylight harvesting- saving power for day time lighting and Eco roof and board made from 100% waste plastic

Rajeev Gupta, CEO, MD Eview Global Pvt Ltd

Closing Remarks and End of Conference