India Auto Inc to discuss, debate and show the way forward for Industry 4.0

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 26 Jun 2019

 "The clear and present danger of climate change means we cannot burn our way to prosperity. We already rely too heavily on fossil fuels. We need to find a new, sustainable path to the future we want. We need a clean industrial revolution," said Ban Ki-moon, South Korean Politician and the eighth Secretary-General at the United Nations, probably the well-known truth on the need for a sustainable evolution to pave the way forward.

The world has entered a phase where significant changes are taking place, at a pace like never before. The automotive industry has already started seeing new megatrends. Changes are going to encompass the entire chain. The manufacturing sector is set to see some major evolution to enable industry players be more efficient and perform better. Simultaneously, simulation technologies would play increasingly crucial role in enhancing the competitiveness of both automobile OEMs and component  manufacturers.

In an era of disruption, adopting global best practices becomes not just a luxury, but a necessity. Sharing their expertise to guide the way forward, captains from India Inc, will come together in less than 48 hours at the second edition of Autocar Professional's 'Smart Manufacturing Conclave' on Friday, 28th June, 2019 at the Hilton in Chennai.

The day-long event with interaction sessions and discussions will see subject experts from the top-notch organisations that are leaders in Industry 4.0.

Make in India for the World
Among the major highlights of the program sees the day beginning with Mr Ravi Gogia, president, Fiat India Automobiles; Mr Kandaswamy Subramanian, director - Global Digital Manufacturing Engineering, Ford India, and Dr S Devarajan, senior vice-president, Production Engineering, TVS Motor Co, setting the tone on how India Auto Inc is adopting global best practices, production mantras, automotive manufacturing in the digital age, and plenty more.

The event will also witness industry stalwarts elaborate on the evolution of processes, approaches that have taken place in the manufacturing practices. Mr Harasha Kadam, president - Industrial business, Schaeffler India; Dr T Sundararajan, head - R&D, Wheels India and other will present their views on the past, present and future of manufacturing.

Another key highlight of the day-long event is a power-packed panel discussion on 'Achieving global quality in India'This important industry leader session will see champions of the industry, comprising  Mr P Kaniappan, MD, Wabco India; Mr S Parthasarthy, CEO, Rane Madras; Mr Muralia Vaidyanathan, MD, Hanon Automotive Systems India; Mr Prabhu Patil, CEO, Prolim International and Mr Sriram PS, VP- operations and manufacturing engineering, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, debate and discuss the path to smoother manufacturing in an era of technological disruptions.  

The closed-door conference will also enable key face-to-face interaction and networking opportunities with various leaders under one roof. This is a must-attend event for CEOs, production personnel, CXOs, R&D personnel, software engineers, innovators, engineering academia, researchers and students.

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