18 - 19 January, 2018
Taj Mahal Hotel, Mansingh Road, New Delhi, India



Aerospace & Defence MRO South Asia Summit
18-19 January, 2018
Theme: Make in India - MRO Makes It Happen

DAY - 1
18 January 2018 - Thursday
09:00 to 10:00 Registration
10:00 to 10.10 Inauguration - lighting of the lamp
10.10 to 10:20 Welcome
10:20 to 10.45 Keynote address
Dr Dinesh Keskar, Senior Vice President Asia Pacific and India Sales, Boeing
10.45 to 11.00 Audience interaction with Dr Dinesh Keskar
11.00 to 11:30 Networking Break
11:30 to 13.00 Inaugural panel discussion
Make in India - MRO Makes it Happen
Panel speakers
Ashish Saraf, VP & Make in India Officer, Airbus
Kishore Jayaraman, President India and South Asia, Rolls Royce
Air Marshal J N Burma, PVSM AVSM VSM (Retd), Indian Air Force
Arun Kashyap, Executive VP Head of Engg. & Maintenance, SpiceJet
Harpreet A De Singh, Exe. Director and Chief of Flight Safety, Air India
M Balakrishnan, Consultant, Air India Engineering Services Limited
Amber Dubey, ‎Partner and Head-Aerospace and Defence, KPMG (Moderator)
13.00 to 14:00 Lunch
14.00 to 15.15 Panel Discussion
Defence MRO - seizing the big opportunity
Panel speakers
Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh, AVSM VSM (Retd), Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force
Air Marshal P R Sharma, Vice President, Safran India
Arun Bansal, General Manager, Engineering, Air India Engineering Services Limited
Bharat Malkani, Chairman & Managing Director, Max Aerospace (Moderator)
15.15 to 15.45 Networking break
15:45 to 17.00 Panel Discussion
Internet of Things, big data analytics & Artificial Intelligence:
strong tailwinds fit for future MRO
Panel speakers
Ravinder Pal Singh, Chief Information Officer, Air Vistara
Saravanan Rajarajan, Associate Director - Ramco Systems
Aruna Schwarz, CEO and Founder, Stelae Technologies
Abhishek Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, GreyKernel
Prof Rajkumar S Pant, Aerospace Engineering, IIT Bombay (Moderator)
17.00 to 18:00 Panel Discussion
Key business drivers shaping the Global MRO market in the next five years
Panel speakers
Raminder Singh, Deputy General Manager, Air India Engineering Services Limited
G Sampath, Regional Director - South Asia, Triumph Group
S K Bansal, Associate Vice President - Engineering, Indigo Airlines
Gagan Jacobs, Power Plant Manager - Technical Services Department, Jet Airways
Rahul Shah, SVP Strategic Growth and Business Development, AAR Corp (Moderator)
DAY - 2
19 January 2018 - Friday
09:00 to 10:00 Registration
10:00 to 11.15 Business Session 4
Regulatory and government policy framework supporting Indian MRO
Panel speakers
Gaurav Dhanda, Deputy Commissioner Customs, CBEC - SWIFT
Priya Iyengar, Corporate Lawyer and Arbitrator, Compass Law
Spandan Biswal, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Ashwani Sharma, Former Former VP- Engg. & Quality Manager, Air Costa
Sharad Agarwal, Quality Manager, Air India Engineering Services Limited
Aanand Naidu Pola, Addl Director General, Prasar Bharati (Moderator)
11.15 to 11:45 Networking break
11:45 to 13.00 Panel discussion
Building Robust Logistics & supply chain Infrastructure for India's Civil & Defence MRO
Panel speakers
Shaji Karunakaran, Chief Engineering Manager, Blue Dart Aviation
Gagan Jacobs, Power Plant Manager - Technical Services Department, Jet Airways
J K Agrawal, Deputy General Manager, Air India Engineering Services Limited
B K Mehrotra, GM (Cargo) Airport Authority of India & COO AAI Cargo Cargo Logistics & Allied Services
Shailendra Seth, Director - India, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering Pvt Ltd
Vivek Gupta, Managing Director, Interfreight Forwarders
Reji John, Editor, The STAT Trade Times (Moderator)
13.00 to 13.05 Vote of thanks
13.05 to 14:00 Lunch
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