• Mr Jayant D Patil

    Conference Chairman & Whole Time Director, Senior Executive Vice President – Defence Business & Member of the Board, Larsen & Toubro Limited

  • Dr Ajay Kumar, IAS

    Secretary, Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

  • Dr G Satheesh Reddy

    Chairman, DRDO & Secretary, Department of Defence R&D, Government of India.

  • Mr N Muruganandam, IAS

    Principal Secretary to Government, Industries Department, Government of Tamil Nadu.

  • Mr Baba N Kalyani

    Chairman & Managing Director, Bharat Forge Ltd.

  • Dr S Christopher

    Former, Secretary, Department of Defence R&D & Professor, IITM.

  • Mr V Balamurugan

    Outstanding Scientist & Director, CVRDE, DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

  • Mr R Madhavan,

    Chairman and Managing Director, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.

  • Mr B Uday Kumar

    Additional General Manager, Heavy Vehicles Factory, Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

  • Mr R Madhavan,

    Chairman and Managing Director, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.

  • Mr R Shyam Sunder

    General Manager, Engine Factory - Avadi, Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

  • Dr P V Venkitakrishnan

    Director - Capacity Building Programme Office, ISRO.

  • Gp Capt Nair

    Indian Air Force.

  • Mr Rahul Gangal

    Partner, Roland Berger.

  • Mr Mantha Venkataramana

    CEO, Expleo Technologies.

  • Mr Gautam Dutta

    Senior Director, Siemens Industry Software India Pvt Ltd,.

  • Mr K Soundhar Rajhan

    Director, LMW Ltd.

  • Capt TN Pranesha (Retd)

    Senior Vice President, Alpha Design Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

  • Commander KS Nathan (Retd)

    Vice President and Head Defence Shipbuilding Business, Larsen & Toubro Limited.

  • Mr Sunil Nair

    COO, Lucas-TVS Limited.

  • Dr R Asokan

    Professor & HoD, School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science.

  • Mr S M Shiva Kumar

    Vice President, Bharat Forge Limited.

  • Mr Shripathi V

    Indian Air Force.Senior Technical Specialist – Aerospace, MSC Software Indo-Pacific.

  • Commodore S Shekhar

    Vice President, Aerospace Industry Development Association of Tamil Nadu.

  • Mr Vaibhav Mittal

    Business Head, ORIGINS, Mahindra Industrial Park Chennai Limited.

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
    Strategic Partnership, Industrial Corridor and Infrastructure Investment
  • 2
    Manufacturing Technologies
  • 3
    Safety & Cyber Security
  • 4
    Make in India & MSME’s Indigenisation Manufacturing
  • 5
    Panel Discussion

Delegate Fee

(Per Participant/including GST)

Category Standard (INR)

CII / SIDM / AIDAT Member 4000
Non CII Members 5000
Academic Institution 3000


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