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    17th August, 2018 - 0930 Hrs

About the conference

Today manufacturing industry is poised with one of the most competitive challenges of redefining and creating the Indian brand – 'Make in India'. Government of India's prestigious "Make in India" program concept is now the cornerstone of the acquisition plans in aerospace & defence production policy. "Make in India" has triggered the positive sentiments for making India to stand at par with its global counterparts. Hence it is necessary to understand what needs to be done to best leverage our potential to harness the huge opportunities in the aerospace & defence sector.

This conference aims to help stakeholders understand how to effectively synergise our strengths and capabilities for a prospective growth in manufacturing segment to achieve indigenization in the aerospace & Defence sector. This conference also aims to serve as a knowledge platform to discuss on the opportunities and challenges in the Aerospace & defence sectors and to further serve as an interaction platform for key stakeholders in the defence and allied sectors; Identify areas to build capacity to harness the opportunities in the defence sector; Understand from key officials the expectations of aerospace industry; Gather thoughts on how to effectively utilize the MSME segment for the aerospace & defence industry and propose models in similar lines; Understand how sectors like auto components/auto ancillary , electronics, ICT, technologies, Design software etc. can enhance their contribution to aerospace& defence segment; Emphasize the nations' Strength in areas like design, program management etc; Aid government agencies in facilitating effective policy and provisions for development; Facilitate knowledge flow by working with organizations from different backgrounds on the common agenda.

  • 1
    Tamil Nadu Defence Corridor & State Defence Industrial Policies
  • 2
    Role of Strategic Partners in Developing Indigenous Eco-System
  • 3
    Cutting-edge technologies, Trends and Challenges
  • 4
    Indian Industry & MSME’s in Indigenization
  • 5
    Security Analytics & Intelligence in a Digital World

Delegate Fee

(Per Participant/including Service tax)

Category Early Bird (INR)

(Payment by or on 17 July 2018)

Standard (INR)

(Payment after 17 July 2018)

CII / SIDM Member 3200 4000
Non CII Members 4000 5000
Academic Institution/NSIC 2000 3000
Overseas Participant 5000 6000


08:00 - 09:30 HRSRegistration
09:30 - 10:50 HRS

Inaugural Session

Mr Jayakar Krishnamurthy

Conference Chairman & Chairman & Managing Director, UCAL

Lt Gen Subrata Saha PVSM, UYSM, YSM, VSM** (Retd)

Director General, SIDM & Principal Adviser, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Mr Rajinder Singh Bhatia

President & CEO - Defence & Aerospace Kalyani Group

Mr Jayant D Patil

Whole Time Director (Defence Busi.) & Member of the Board Larsen & Toubro Limited

Mr M S Shanmugam, IAS* .

Special Secretary, Industries Department, Government of Tamil Nadu




Dr Ajay Kumar, IAS
Secretary, Department of Defence Production , Ministry of Defence, Government of India

10:40 - 10:55 HRS Tea / Coffee Break
10:55 - 12:00 HRS
SESSION I: TamilNadu Defence Corridor & State Defence Industrial Policies
Focus Area: Maintenance Repair and Overhaul services | Finance Assistance schemes | Incentives for units in Special Economic Zones (SEZs) | Test facilities to Private Sectors | Design & Certification

10:55 Hrs

Opening Remark & Address by Session Chairman

Mr B Elangovan
Senior General Manager (Projects) TIDCO Limited & Managing Director, Tidel Park Limited

11:05 Hrs


Lt. Gen. AV Subramanian AVSM, VSM (Retd.)
Advisor, Advanced Tech. Centre, LMW Ltd.

11:15 Hrs


Mr N P Sukumar
Managing Director, TREAT

11:25 Hrs


Mr Sunil Nair
COO, Lucas-TVS Limited

11:35 Hrs


Mr Vibhav Mittal 
Head - Marketing & Customer Service Chennai Operations, Ascendas Singbridge

11:45 Hrs


11:50 - 13:05 HRS
SESSION-II: Role of Strategic Partners in Developing Indigenous Eco-System
Focus Area: Ease Of Doing Business | Exports | Transfer of Technology | Innovation Through Industry And Academic Collaboration | Enhancing Skill Development | Skill Development & Training

11:50 Hrs

Opening Remark & Address by Session Chairman

RAdm L V Sarat Babu, NM, IN (Retd)
Chairman & Managing Director, Hindustan Shipyard Limited

12:05 Hrs


Mr Mantha Venkataramana
CEO, Assystem Technologies (I) Pvt Ltd

12:20 Hrs


Mr Sreeram
DGM-Business Development , Defence Shipbuilding Business Unit , Larsen & Toubro Ltd

12:35 Hrs

Imperatives of Skill Development

Commodore S Shekhar
Director, Centre for Advancement of Science, Technology, Law and Engineering

12:50 Hrs

Innovation through Industry & Academic Collaboration

Dr G Ilavazhagan
Director (Research) , Hindustan Institute of Tech. & Science

13:05 Hrs


13:05 - 13:45 HRSLunch Break
13:45 - 15:05 HRS
SESSION-III : Cutting-edge technologies, Trends and Challenges
Focus Area: GAGAN | Additive Design & Manufacturing | Advance Materials | 3D Printing & Solutions | Integrating Cutting-Edge Technologies | Improving Manufacturing Agility with Digital Continuity | CMM Programming | Lightweight Materials & Ergonomics | Simulation Technologies

13:45 Hrs

Opening Remark & Address by Session Chairman

Lt. Gen. P R Shankar, AVSM, VSM
Director General of Artillery (Retd.) & Professor a Dept. of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Madras

13:50 Hrs


Mr Amit Singhal
Senior BDM - Design Bu

                                                               Ansys India

14:05 Hrs


Mr Deepak NG
Director Innovative Business & Global Affairs, DS India Private Limited

14:20 Hrs

Ascertaining Reliability of 3D-printed Metal components

Mr Syam Sundar
Director - Technical MSC Software

14:35 Hrs


Dr M K Padmanabhan
CEO, UCAL Technologies

14:50 Hrs


Mr Thiruvengadam 
Regional VP , EPICOR Software Corporation

15:05 Hrs


15:10 - 16:00 HRS
SESSION-IV: Indian Industry & MSME's in Indigenization
Focus Area: Accelerating Start-ups | QA/QC/testing labs | Indigenously Designed, Developed and Manufactured | MSME Opportunities | Impact of Indigenization | Indigenization and localization requirements | IPR |

15:10 Hrs

Opening Remark & Address by Session Chairman

Mr N Shekar
President, AIDAT

15:15 Hrs


Dr Sanjeev Kumar Saxena
Addl. General Manager , HVF - Avadi

15:30 Hrs


Dr P V Venkitakrishnan
Director , Indian Space Research Organisation , Dept. of Space, Government of India

15:45 Hrs

Indigenously Designed, Developed & Manufactured (IDDM)

Mr V Balamurugan
Outstanding Scientist & Director, CVRDE DRDO, Ministry of Defence Government of India

16:00 Hrs


16:05 - 16:15 HRSTea / Coffee Break

16:15 - 17:20 HRS

Special Session with IITM, GIDC - Gujarat &  Aquayana Pte Ltd

16:15 Hrs

Remark by Session Chairman

16:20 Hrs

Special Address  

Smt Ruchi P Patel, 
General Manager - Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation 

17:00  Hrs

Disaster Management - Common sense is Not Common

Mr Hasan Ahmed  
Chief Executive 

Aquayana Pte Ltd

17:00  Hrs

IITM Technologies 

Speakers from IIT  

17:20  Hrs


17:20 - 18:15 HRS
SESSION-V: : Security Analytics & Intelligence in a Digital World
Focus Area: Big Data | Data integration| Simulation | Unmanned Systems | The Impacts of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence | Cyber Security | Avionics | Optronics | Communication and Network Solutions

17:20 Hrs

Opening Remark & Address by Session Chairman

Air Marshal M Matheswaran (Retd.)
Founder, Chairman and President, The Peninsula Foundation & Member - Board of Directors Cyient Solutions and Systems Private Ltd

17:35 Hrs

Big Data & Data Integration

Capt TN Pranesha (Retd)
Senior Vice President (Software) Alpha Design Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

17:50 Hrs

Cyber Security

Mr Sanjay Deshpande
Managing Partner and Chief Scientist FortyTwo Labs LLP

18:05 Hrs

Impacts of machine learning and Artificial Intelligence

Gp Capt P B Nair
Indian Air Force

18:20 Hrs


  18:30 HRS Conference Conclude(*confirmation awaited)

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