International Conference "The future of Aviation and Aerospace 2018"

A Premier Event for Senior Aviation and Aerospace Professionals

24 February 2018

Vivanta by Taj, MG Road, Bangalore

With the Support of Aerospace MBA Alumni, TBS & IIMB

Tentative Program

9.00 – 10.20 – Opening Plenary: “Exploring The State of The Aviation & Aerospace Industry”

Welcome Remarks – Dr. S Raghunath, IIM Bangalore

Opening Remarks – Dr. G Raghuram, Director – IIM Bangalore

Keynote Speakers – Dr. Srinivasan Dwarakanath, AIRBUS |Mr. Vinay Dube, Jet Airways |Dr. T Suvarna, HAL | Dr. Christophe Bénaroya, TBS France

10.30 – 11.30 – Session 2: Panel - “Looking to India: Next Growth Opportunity”

Chair: Dr. S Raghunath, IIM Bangalore

Panelists: Mr. Amber Dubey, KPMG | Mr. Amit Thakran & Ms Shruti Porwal, CAPA

11.30 – 11.45 Refreshments

11.45 – 12.45 – Session 3: Panel - “Managing Talent in the Industry”

Chair – Dr. Christophe Bénaroya, TBS France

Panelists – Mr. Suraj Chetri, AIRBUS | Mr. Rahul Taneja, Jet Airways | Capt. Sam Thomas, Alpha India | Dr. Jérôme Bove, Embassy of France

12.45 – 13.30 – Session 4: Panel - “India: An Emerging MRO Destination”

Chair – Mr. Anantha Agasthya, HAL

Panelists – Mr. Awibhavan Dhakaria, Liebherr India

13.30 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 – 15.30 – Session 5: Panel - “Start-Ups: Their Role & Contribution To Aerospace & Aviation Industry”

Chair – Dr. Christophe Bénaroya, TBS France

Panelists – Mr. Mantha Venkataramana, Assystem Technologies India |Mr. Siddharth Balachandran, AIRBUS BIZLAB | Ms Cecilia SKRODER, NAVBLUE

15.30 – 16.00 Refreshments

16.00 – 16.30 – Session 6 Plenary - “Driving Real Insights Through IOT & Big Data”

Panelists – Dr. Dheepa Srinivasan, GE |Dr. S Raghunath, IIM Bangalore

16.30 – 17.00 – Session 7: Panel - “The Strategic Insights on Customer Behaviour”

Chair – Dr. G Shainesh, IIM Bangalore Panelists – Mr. Christophe Imbert, MILANAMOS | Mr. Girish Rangareddy, ATR India

17.00 – 17.30 – Session 8: Panel - “How Does Government Aid Aerospace & Aviation Industry?”

Chair – Dr. T Suvarna, HAL

Panelists – Mr. Smt Usha Phadee, MoCA |Mr. Ravikiran Pothukuchi, Dassault System |Capt Amitabh Singh, Air India |Mr Damodaran Subramanian, IFCCI

17.35 Vote of thanks

Registration