February
6 - 7, 2020
New Delhi, India
Gandhi Automation Pvt Ltd

SCHEDULE*

  • Thursday06/02/2020
  • Friday07/02/2020

Agenda Partner

Air Works
08.30 AM onwards

Registration to MRO South Asia 2020 Summit opens

09.30 AM

Inauguration (Lighting of Lamp)

Vandana Aggarwal
Vandana Aggarwal, Economic Advisor to Ministry of Civil Aviation
Amber Dubey
Amber Dubey, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation
Ashwani Lohani
Ashwani Lohani, Chairman & Managing Director, Air India
air-marshal-rks-shera
Air Marshal Shera (Retd), AVSM VSM ADC Air Officer Commanding-In-Chief Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force
Air-Marshal-Burma
Hon'ble Air Marshal J N Burma, PVSM AVSM VSM (retd), Indian Air Force
Rear-Admiral-A.George
Rear Admiral A. George, Additional Director General Quality Assurance, Indian Navy
RK Patra, Editor-in-Chief STAT Trade Times
RK Patra, Editor-in-Chief, STAT Media Group
09.45 am - 09.50 am

Welcome address by Editor-in-Chief, STAT Media Group, RK Patra

09.50 am – 10.00 am

Felicitation - Ashwani Lohani, Chairman & Managing Director, Air India

10.00 am - 10.15 am

Keynote on Civil MRO in India by Vandana Aggarwal, Economic Advisor, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA)

10.15 am - 10.30 am

‘Growth in the aviation sector, opportunities & reforms’ by Amber Dubey, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA)

10.30 am – 10.40 am

Modern MRO Concepts, presentation by Rear Admiral A. George, Additional Director General Quality Assurance, Indian Navy

10.40 am – 10.50 am

Presentation by H.R. Jagannath, CEO, Air India Engineering Services (AIESL) on Challenges faced by MROs

10.50 am to 11.00 am

Felicitation/ Award Distribution

11.00 am – 11.30 am

Networking coffee break - Hosted by Unical

11.30 am - 11.40 am

MRO for Safer Skies, Theme Keynote by R.S.Passi, Director, Aircraft Accident Information Bureau (AAIB)

11.40 am – 11.50 am

"Workplace safety initiatives by Airbus" by Laurie Alder, Head of Customer Services South Asia, Airbus Group

11.50 am – 12.00 am

Presentation on ADB-S (Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast) by Michael Devakishen, Sales Director, Fokker Services

12.00 am – 1.15 pm

Business Session I (Panel Discussion) - MRO for Safer Skies

Air travel is the safest form of transport in the world, simply because the safety standards are incredibly high. All airlines aim at – reduced accident rate, enhanced profitability and better travel experience. This panel will discuss the causes of aircraft accidents due to maintenance failure, how to avoid or minimise these maintenance errors to make our machines and in turn skier safer for flying...

Harpreet-A-De-Singh
Moderator – Harpreet A De Singh (Executive Director & Chief of Flight Safety, Air India)
P.S.Passi
R.S.Passi, Director, Aircraft Accident Information Bureau (AAIB) on MRO for Safer Skies
H.R. Jagannath
HR Jagannath, CEO, Air India Engineering Services Limited (AIESL)
Anand Bhaskar
D Anand Bhaskar, MD & CEO, Air Works
s-k-dash
S.K.Dash, Senior VP, Engineering & Maintenance, Vistara - TATA SIA Airlines Limited
Air Marshal Shera (Retd), AVSM VSM ADC Air Officer Commanding-In-Chief Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force
Air Marshal Shera (Retd), AVSM VSM ADC Air Officer Commanding-In-Chief Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force
Rear-Admiral-A.George
Rear Admiral A. George, Additional Director General Quality Assurance, Indian Navy
1.15 pm – 2.30 pm

Networking Lunch Break - Hosted by AIESL

2.30 pm – 2.40 pm

Arun Kumar Singh, CEO, Air Deccan, India.
Presentation on Aviation outlook, the past, present and future of Indian Aviation

2.40 pm – 02.50 pm

Session Keynote by D Anand Bhaskar, MD & CEO, Air Works

2.50 pm – 03.00 pm

Presentation by Amrish Agarwal, Associate Vice President Engineering (Maintenance), InteGlobe Aviation Ltd (IndiGo) on Airline Expectations from MROs

03.00 pm – 04.15 pm

Business Session II (Panel Discussion) - MRO Market Forecast

Almost all the market surveys have predicted a robust growth for the aviation industry. As per IATA reports China will replace the US as the world’s largest aviation market by the mid-2020s, and India will take the third spot behind the US. This panel will discuss the current trends in South Asian MRO markets, the future of Aerospace MRO, Aircraft financing, leasing etc...

Kapil Kaul
Moderator – Kapil Kaul, CEO-Director, Centre of Asia - Pacific Aviation (CAPA)
Arun Kumar Singh
Arun Kumar Singh, CEO, Air Deccan, India
G-SAMPATH
G. Sampath, Regional Director, Triumph Group Inc
Amrish Agarwal
Amrish Agarwal, Associate VP, Indigo
Ashwani Sharma
Ashwani Sharma, Aviation Consultant, EdgeVarsity Learning System
04.15 pm – 04.45 pm

Networking Coffee Break hosted by Unical

04.45 pm – 05.00 pm

Presentation by Arnauld Brolly, Head of Portfolio Evolution & Digital Innovation, SITA

05.00 pm – 06.15 pm

Business Session III (Panel Discussion) - Exploring the Digital Skies

Real innovation in engineering is more about finding practical solutions to many small technical challenges. This panel discussion will be based on latest innovations on the digital front, Avionics, the use of artificial intelligence and robotics for maintenance, predictive maintenance, block chain aid and 3-D printing. Let’s discuss all of this and much more...!

Arnauld Brolly
Moderator – Arnauld Brolly Head of Portfolio Evolution & Digital Innovation, SITA
Abhishek-Rastradhyaksha
Abhishek Rastradhyaksha, Head of Civil Aerospace Business, Rolls-Royce
Sunder Singh
Sunder Singh, Vice President Partners, MD India Operations, IFS Solutions
Nishant Balakrishnan
Nishant Balakrishnan, Head of digital services sales , Airbus
Aruna Schwarz
Aruna Schwarz, CEO & Founder - Stelae Technologies
Chris Fabrie
Chris Fabre, Founder & CEO – Sky Republic
Ashok Gopinath
Ashok Gopinath, CEO, GMR Aero Technic Ltd. (GAT)
06.15 pm Onwards

Cocktail, hosted by MRO Business Today - (By invitation only)

*Subject to change