Agenda

  • Registration

    8:00 AM  
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     10:00 AM
  • Inauguration of Summit Exhibition

    Inauguration of Summit Conference

    Lighting of the Lamp Ceremony and Felicitation of Hon’ble Guests

    10:00 AM  
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     10:30 AM
  • Inaugural Session: Emerging Services - Shaping the New Global Business Landscape

    Services account for over 65 percent of global GDP, in value added terms. The evolving spectrum of services continues to infuse greater momentum to the emerging global business landscape. The inaugural session will explore the role of services in international trade, investment and development and highlight their importance in catalyzing growth of an ever-demanding global economy.

    Welcome Address:

    Mr. Kamal Morarka, Chairman, MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai

    Chief Guest:

    Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

    Guest of Honour:

    Mr. Ibrahim Ameer, Hon’ble Minister of Finance, Government of Maldives

    Vote of Thanks:

    Mr. Vijay Kalantri, President, All India Association of Industries

    Theme Session:

    Emerging Services - Shaping the New Global Business Landscape

    Conference Chair Address:

    Dr. Rupa Chanda, RBI Chair Professor of Economics, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

    Theme Address:

    Dr. Robert B. Koopman Chief Economist and Director, Economic Research and Statistics Division, World Trade Organisation

    Special Addresses:

    Mr. Deepak Bagla, Managing Director and CEO, Invest India

    Mr. Scott Ferguson, Chief Executive Officer, World Trade Centers Association, New York

    Mr. Aaditya Mattoo, Research Manager, Trade and International Integration, Development Research Group, World Bank

    Keynote Address:

    Dr. Anup Wadhawan, IAS, Commerce Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

    10:30 AM  
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     1:00 PM
  • Networking Lunch

    1:00 PM  
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     2:30 PM
  • Panel Discussion: Industry 4.0 and its Impact on Services

    The world is at the cusp of an industrial revolution. The fourth industrial revolution is characterized by an era of innovation that has blurred the lines between the physical and digital domains. It is being considered a game-changer in the way we operate, handle processes, use information and bring transparency. Panelists will discuss the proliferation of innovative technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Robotics and their impact on the services sector and the economy at large.

    Trading in a digital world

    AI, Robotics, IoT, Blockchain: Emerging opportunities and challenges for business

    Digital innovation and automation- Building MSME competitiveness

    Data Protection and Privacy

    Opening Address:

    Mr. Vikal Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer, DAPPS Inc.

    Moderator:

    Dr. Ganesh Natarajan, Executive Chairman and Founder, 5F World

    Panellists:

    Mr Gautam Dutta, Senior Director, Siemens Industry Software (India) Ltd.,

    Mr Ziga Vavpotic,co-Founder Simbioza and Board Member and former Chairman, Outfit7 Limited

    Mr. Adhil Shetty, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bankbazaar

    Mr. Mariusz Kura, Executive Director, Billennium

    2:30 PM  
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     4:00 PM
  • Panel Discussion: Disruption to Collaboration: FinTech transforming the Service Landscape

    Today, the Fintech ecosystem has evolved significantly with considerable efforts from financial institutions, start-ups, government, educational institutions, venture capitalists and regulators to create a conducive environment for collaboration and dynamism. Similarly, the traditional financial institutions are responding to these innovations in financial services to bring inclusiveness in finance.

    Moderator:

    Ms. Tanvi Vakil, Consultant, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Services

    Panellists:

    Mr. Prasanna Lohar, Head Innovation & Architecture, DCB Bank

    Mr. Kamal Kishor Das, Founder Director, Pentation Analytics

    Ms. Manisha Pandit, Co-Founder and CEO, Easyplan

    Mr. Arpit Ratan, Founder, Signzy

    Mr. Jose Thattil, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Phi Commerce

    Mr. Sourabh Bhandari, Co-Founder, Riskcovry

    4:00 PM  
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     5:00 PM
  • B2B / B2C / B2G / G2G Meetings

    4:00 PM  
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     6:00 PM
  • Welcome Reception

    7:00 PM  
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     9:00 PM
  • Panel Discussion: Smart Solutions and Smart Cities

    By 2050, more than 50% of India’s population is expected to reside in urban areas. In June 2015, the Government launched the ‘Smart Cities Mission’ to address the rise in demand for urban services. ‘Smart cities’ encompass the sustainable and inclusive development of urban spaces. The session is aimed at identifying opportunities in the service-oriented development of ‘smart cities’ in domains such as energy supply, waste management, public mobility services and digitized service delivery.

    • Infrastructure Services ( Electric Transport, Clean Energy, Green Buildings, Smart Grids, Waste Management and Pollution Control )

    • Digital Banking ( e-banking and digital payments)

    • Digital Governance and Public Service Delivery

    Keynote Address :
    Dr. Hardeep Singh Puri,
    Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

    Moderator:

    Ms. Sui Jin Kon, Director - Global Alliances, WTC Harbin.

    Panellists:

    Mr. Alkesh Kumar Sharma, IAS, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation

    Mr. Aditya Sharma, Senior Vice President - Asia, Boson Energy

    Mr. Dharmendra Pratap Yadav, IAS, Secretary, MSME Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

    Mr. Stanislav Baša, Member, Toshiba European Business Partner Advisory Council

    Mr. Aditya Vora, Director, Adytum Designs Pvt Ltd

    10:00 AM  
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     11:15 AM
  • Panel Discussion: Importance of Services in supporting Agriculture and Manufacturing Sectors

    In advanced nations such as USA, UK, France and Germany, services account for more than 70 per cent of GDP. Even in emerging economies like India, China, Brazil and Russia, services represent about 50-60 per cent of their economic activity. This expanding canvas of the services sector has manifested in the rise of backward and forward linkages in the manufacturing and agriculture sectors. The session will examine the impact of services such as finance, logistics, data analytics, communication, retail and distribution on agriculture and manufacturing value chains

    • Knowledge and innovation for business development

    • Emerging trends in farm credit and insurance mechanisms

    • Improving the efficiency of production

    • Farm to Markets : Creating linkages through distribution and logistics services

    Opening Address:
    Dr. Aaditya Mattoo,
    Research Manager, Trade and International Integration, Development Research Group, World Bank

    Moderator:

    Ms. Arpita Mukherjee, Professor, ICRIER

    Panellists:

    Ms Rasha Omar, Country Director – India, International Fund for Agricultural Development

    Mr. Himanshu Goyal, India Business Leader, The Weather Company

    Mr. Pascal Kerneis, Managing Director, European Services Forum (ESF)

    Mr. Milind Kulkarni, General Manager, Manufacturing, Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd.

    Mr. Khalid Ahmed Mohammed, Head, Private Sector and Trade Finance, Arab Bank for Economic Development for Africa

    11:15 AM  
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     12:30 PM
  • Panel Discussion: Productivity in Services: Issues, Trends and Challenges

    Services such as education, healthcare, skill development and IPR perform catalytic roles in the advancement of sustainable development and innovation in the global economy. In addition, input services such as design and finance impact the competitiveness of firms in a broad range of sectors. This panel discussion will delve into the productivity trends of organizations across a broad array of service-based industries such as media, education, finance, healthcare, ICT, etc.

    • Impact of international trade on productivity and growth in the services sector

    • Emerging issues of skill development and capacity building

    • Role of intermediate/value-adding services in GVCs

    • Role of Intellectual Property in Services

    Opening Address:

    Ms. Sangeeta Godbole, IRS, Director General, Services Export Promotion Council

    Moderator:

    Mr. Scott Wang Vice President, Asia Pacific, WTCA

    Panellists:

    Mr. Gopal Devanahalli, CEO, MeritTrac

    Mr. Kalyan Basu, CEO & MD, A.Treds Limited(joint venture of Axis Bank and mjunction)

    Mr. Firoze B. Andhyarujina, Senior Counsel, Supreme Court of India

    Mr. Sauvik Banerjjee, Vice President Digital Initiatives, CTO, TATA CLIQ

    Mr. Vivek Bhargava, CEO, DAN Performance Group

    Ms. Viktoria Lopatina, Founder and Managing Director, Kat.El International Trade Consulting and President, Tuscany-India Association

    12:30 PM  
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     1:30 PM
  • Valedictory Session

    1:30 PM  
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     2:00 PM
  • Networking

    3:00 PM  
    to
     5:00 PM
  • Cultural programme

    7 pm onwards

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