Session


Pune - December 1, 2015

Venue : The Westin Pune Koregaon Park 36/3-B, Koregaon Park Annexe, Mundhwa Road, Ghorpadi, Pune 411001



09:30 - 10:00

Registration | Tea / Coffee


10:00 - 10:15

Inaugural Session / Welcome address

  • Mr Colin Wells, Deputy Head of Mission, British Deputy High Commission, Mumbai
  • Opening remarks by Mr Pankaj Sonalkar, CEO, Mahindra Vehicles
  • Prof Ashutosh Tiwari, University of Cranfield, Technical Session Chairman


10:15 - 11:45

Session 1: New Trends in Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Applications

  • Dr Alison Starr, Executive Director – Strategy & Business, National Composites Centre, Bristol (Moderator)
  • Mr Simon Astwood, Head of Automation & Tooling, National Composites Centre, Bristol
  • Mr Sajal Ghosh, Taco Composites
  • Mr Prashant Shrawak, Bright Auto Plast


11:45 - 12:00

Tea Break


12:00 - 13:30

Session 2 : Digital Manufacturing, Distributed Manufacturing & its Implications

  • Prof Ashutosh Tiwari , Professor of Manufacturing Informatics, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, University of Cranfield
  • Mr Subhendu Ghosh, Executive Vice President - Global Engineering & Design, Tata Technologies
  • Mr Windo Hutabarat, Research Fellow, University of Cranfield
  • Dr Pablo Bermell-Garcia, Research Team Leader, Airbus Group Innovations


13:30 - 14:30

Lunch


14:30 - 16:00

Session 3 : Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

  • Mr Ben Kitcher, Offshore Renewable Manager, AMRC (Moderator)
  • Mr Chris Wiseman, Corporate Sector Manager, TWI
  • Mr Vineet Seth, Managing Director – South Asia & Middle East, Delcam
  • Mr Rhydian Pountney, General Manager, Rest of World Sales, Renishaw


16:00 - 16:30

Summing up & Conclusion


16:30 - 16:45

Vote of Thanks