The Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IFCCI), in partnership with Invest India and The Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is organising a Manufacturing conference on 23 June 2017 at The Westin, Velachery. The event hopes to share diverse experiences and knowledge in the field of manufacturing, and strives to further connect Indian and French companies for mutually beneficial purposes.
The special invitees who will be attending the conference include Ram Venkataramani, President, MCCI & Managing Director, IP Rings Ltd., Payal Koul, Vice President, Invest India, Philippe Janvier-Kamiyama, Consul General of France to Pondicherry, Siddharth Jain, I.A.S., Commissioner of Industries & CEO of AP Invest, Girish Shankar, IAS, Secretary of Heavy Industries Department & Chairman, National Automotive Board.
Leading French companies in India will participate in panel discussions include FranceCol Technology, Lactalis India, Saint Gobain India Pvt. Ltd., Mecaplast India Pvt. Ltd., Alstom India & South Asia, Michelin India Pvt. Ltd.; Renault India Pvt. Ltd. The Indian companies who are associating with the Chamber for this event are Priti Suri & Associates, Clean Max Solar and SAS Partners. The event will have two panel discussions:
Co-Innovation: The future of the manufacturing industry
The emergence of Co-Innovation comes at just the right time, as India embarks on the Make in India initiative. India has been established as a manufacturing destination for various global MNC’s owing to its demographic advantage, infrastructural facilities and various other initiatives that promote manufacturing as well as profitable investment. The objective is to go one step further in building partnerships, and creating networks for the purpose of attaining greater success, essentially in innovation and development.
Sustainable Mobility: The Path to achieving Manufacturing excellence in the Automotive Industry
With increasing demand and the changing patterns of consumerism, it is vital that the development that takes place does not jeopardize the fate of the future generation. Keeping this in mind, initiatives to bring greater advancements in the automotive industry continue to be the priority, while consciously keeping the environmental footprint as low as possible. In this panel discussion, the Heads of French companies will share their expertise in R&D and various other manufacturing processes, which they follow in order to bring about sustainable growth in mobility.