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West Tech Summit 2014 - Technnolgy Summit & Platform
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·     Speaking during the inaugural session, Mr Chetan Tamboli, Chairman, CII (WR) & Chairman & Managing Director, Steelcast Ltd said “Technology plays the key role in finding appropriate solutions to challenges. At the same time, technology plays a major role in economic growth and employment generation through technologically superior industry sector investing in and operating from the state. India’s priority should be to build an technology sustainable future. With India’s edge in terms of human capital, knowledge, technological genius, and a sense of social responsibility, there is every opportunity for this to happen”.

·     Western Region India contributes more than 25% to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of India. Industrialized and services sector both together contribute about 85 percent of the region’s domestic product. Agriculture and allied activities sector contributes 15 percent to the region’s income said Mr Sanjay Kirloskar, Deputy Chairman, CII Western Region & Chairman & Managing Director, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. He briefed about the two days summit which has 35+ Industry Experts and Speakers, Exposition by 12 Partners and Exhibitors and 300+ Delegates.

·     Dr Naushad Forbes, Vice President, CII & Director, Forbes Marshall Pvt Ltd said that test of good technology should be economical. Self reliance is a virtue and there must be focus on building competence. Technology is a tool of development, he added.

·     Industry has become competitive on quality, cost and delivery, said Mr Vikram Kirloskar, Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd. He also focused on Innovation snd said that Innovations have to be scaled up and should be scalable.

·     Mr Ajay Shankar, Member Secretary, National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council addressed the gathering through video conference. He said that the two days conference will enable the organisations to draw right strategy.

·       Ms Meher Pudumjee, Chairperson CII Pune Zonal Council & Chairperson Thermax Ltd said that “Technology and growth are interwoven and can create tremendous opportunity for a nation. The role of technology in economic development and innovative technologies is boastful”.

·     The two days event was supported by Government of Maharashtra, MIDC, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd, Exim Bank, Thermax Ltd., Siemens Ltd, UKTI, Zensar Technologies Ltd, Future Factory, Duroshox Pvt. Ltd, Sandvik Asia Pvt Ltd, Red cars, Economic Times, SocioSquare and Efficient Manufacturing.

·      The event witnessed a participation of around 300 delegates from across various sectors of the industry.

 
Description

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized the regional initiative “West Tech Summit 2014 – Technology Summit & Platform” from  20th – 21st August 2014 at Pune, with Government of Maharashtra as Partner State and MIDC as a Supporting Organisation . The CII Western Region comprises of Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh.

The two days summit provided a platform for policy dialogue on creating a robust ecosystem and strengthening enablers for increasing investment, creating knowledge ecosystem in the states, increasing technology intensity in products and services, knowledge sharing, trading, business to business dialogues and updating the stakeholders with latest technology trends in focus sectors.

The focus sectors of summit were Industrial & Automotive Manufacturing, Defence, IT & ITES and Agriculture.

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Knowledge Resources
You will get access to following Knowledge Resources by subscribing to the Digital Library of this event.
 
Mr Chetan Tamboli, Chairman & MD, Steelcast Ltd at the Inaugural session of the West Tech Summit 2014
Mr Sanjay Kirloskar, Chairman & MD, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd at the Inaugural session of the West Tech Summit 2014
Dr Naushad Forbes, VP, CII & Director, Forbes Marshall Pvt Ltd at the Inaugural session of the West Tech Summit 2014
Mr Vikram Kirloskar, Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd at the Inaugural session of the West Tech Summit 2014
Mr Ajay Shankar, Member Secretary, NMCC at the Inaugural session of the West Tech Summit 2014
An open house discussion at the Inaugural session of the West Tech Summit 2014
Ms Meher Pudumjee, Chairperson Thermax Ltd at the Inaugural session of the West Tech Summit 2014
Dr Naushad Forbes, VP, CII & Director Forbes Marshall Pvt Ltd on ‘Strengthening a Knowledge Ecosystem through Superior Technology Solutions’
Mr Aloke Mookherjea, Chairman, Solyvent Flakt (India) Pvt Ltd on 'Imperative for achieving Sustainable Development'
India’s Hi-Tech Exports - Potential Markets and Key Policy Interventions
Strengthening a Knowledge Ecosystem through Superior Technology Solutions - A Perspective by Tata Chemicals Ltd
Strengthening a Knowledge Ecosystem through Superior Technology Solutions - A Perspective by ARAI
Strengthening a Knowledge Ecosystem through Superior Technology Solutions - A Perspective by DuroShox Pvt Ltd
Strengthening a Knowledge Ecosystem through Superior Technology Solutions - A Perspective by Zensar Technologies Ltd
An open house discussion on ‘Strengthening a Knowledge Ecosystem through Superior Technology Solutions’
Closing Remarks on Strengthening a Knowledge Ecosystem through Superior Technology Solutions’ by Dr Naushad Forbes
Dr Ganesh Natarajan, Vice Chairman & CEO, Zensar Technologies Ltd on ‘The Internet of Things and its Application (M2M)’
The Internet of Things and its Application (M2M) - A Perspective by Amdocs Development Centre India Pvt Ltd
Internet of Things Connecting the Dots - A Complete Solution
The Internet of Things and its Application (M2M) - A Perspective by Cisco India
The Internet of Things and its Application (M2M) - A Perspective by IBM
The Internet of Things and its Application (M2M) - A Perspective by Persistent Systems Ltd
An open house discussion on ‘The Internet of Things and its Application (M2M)’
Mr Venkatesh Parlikar, Associate Director, R&DE (Engineering), DRDO, Ministry of Defence, GoI on ‘Defence - Modernisation and Indigenization of the Indian Defence Sector’
Challenges in Production of Indigenously Developed Artillery Rockets
Self Reliance - Case Study and Way forward
Development of Indigenised Products and Technologies in the Defence Sector
An open house discussion on ‘Defence - Modernisation and Indigenization of the Indian Defence Sector’
Closing Remarks on Defence - Modernisation and Indigenization of the Indian Defence Sector by Mr Venkatesh Parlikar
An overview on Automobile Industry
Key Technology Drivers that will (re)Shape Automotive Industry
An open house discussion on ‘Automotive & Industrial Manufacturing'
Technologies for Sustainable Growth in Automobile Industry
Industry 4.0 in Manufacturing
The Importance of Design in Hi-Tech Manufacturing
An open house discussion on ‘Automotive & Industrial Manufacturing'
Improving Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems - A Perspective by John Deere India Pvt Ltd
Technology + Aggregation + Policy = Better Indian Agriculture
Technological Innovations and Opportunities in Indian Dairy Sector
Weather forecast and crop specific advisory - A Perspective by IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd
 
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Member
2500
NonMember
3500