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Agenda – 8th Edition of The Economic Times Supply Chain Management & Logistics Summit


09:00 - 09:20 Registration
09:20 - 09:25 Welcome Address by ET Edge
09:28 - 09:40 Opening Remarks
V. Bino George, Head of Business Consulting, Infor India
09:43 - 09:55 Special Keynote Address
Adarsh Hedge, Jt MD -Allcargo and MD- Gati-KWE
10:00 - 10:20 Chief Guest Address: Infra for Growth - Boosting Economic Development through Maritime
Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Hon'ble, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Minister of State for Chemical & Fertilizers, Government of India
10:25 - 10:40 Special Address: Building Future Relationship of BRICS (+) Nations - Trade, Supply Chain, Political & Cultural Cooperation
Purnima Anand, President, BRICS International Forum
10:45 - 10:55 Special Address: Future of Supply Chain & How Trade Finance is Seamlessly Integrated into Operations Going Forward
Dipali Goenka, CEO & Joint MD, Welspun India
11:00 - 11:20 CEO Fireside Chat: How Prepared are Businesses for COVID 3.0?
Tarun Arora, CEO, Zydus Wellness
Rampraveen Swaminathan, MD & CEO, Mahindra Logistics
Moderator: Somick Goswami, Partner- Consulting, PwC India
11:25 - 11:37 Will the World ever see Real Normalcy?
Rampraveen Swaminathan, MD & CEO, Mahindra Logistics
11:40 - 12:25 Panel Discussion 1: Drive to Thrive – Achieving Agility & Flexibility to Enable Growth & Customer Success
Anand Darbhe, Managing Director, Strategy and Consulting - Supply Chain & Operations, Accenture
Bala Aghoramurthy, Deputy Managing Director, GATI-KWE 
Nandkumar Kulkarni, Director – Integrated Supply Chain, Mondelez India
Nihar Medh, Global Procurement Head, Cipla
P Sriram, Executive Vice President, Pernod Ricard India
Rajasekhara Reddy, Vice President – Global Demand Planning & Logistics, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Moderator: Mahesh Khetan, Vice President & Global Head – Supply Chain, Grasim Industries (Advanced Material), Aditya Birla Group
12:30 - 12:42 Building Competitive Advantage with Supply Chain Digitization
Anjani Mandal, CEO, TruckNet Digital
12:45 - 12:57 Resilient growth: Success Stories of Critical Logistics Solutions
Sujoy Guha, CEO & MD, CriticaLog and Tamal Das, Head of Sales & Marketing, CriticaLog
13:00 - 13:20 Fireside Chat 2: Supply Chain Risk in the Context of a Global Economy
Prasad Deshpande, Senior Vice President & Global Head – Supply Chain Management, Central Engineering and EHS, Biocon
Radha Mohan Gupta, Regional Procurement Director- South Asia, Reckitt Benckiser
Moderator: Sastry Subrahmanya, Partner - Technology Consulting, PwC India
13:20 - 13:40 Keynote Address 1: Sustainable Procurement – People. Planet. Profit
Thomas Udesen, Chief Procurement Officer, Bayer & Co-Founder of The Sustainable Procurement Pledge
13:40 - 13:55 Keynote Address 2: Strategies for overcoming challenges and identifying opportunities to support a new future for Trade
Nancy Amert, Director, Trade Innovation Lab, CGI
13:55 - 14:10 Building a Foundation for Effective Data Intelligence and Reduce Cost
Kokila Roy, Director - Digital Transformation, GEP
14:15 - 14:25 Case Study: PwC's perspective on Digital Supply Chain
Ajay Nair, Partner and Leader Supply Chain Transformation, PwC India
14:30 - 14:40 Collaborative Supply Chain Networks a key link to building a new league of Entrepreneurship
Charles Devlin D’Costa, National Operations Head, Gati-KWE
14:45 - 14:55 Digital Procurement Transformation
Akshay Hegde, Co-Founder & MD, 
15:00 - 15:45 Panel Discussion 2: Digital SCM, Operating Amidst Pandemic Waves
Javed Ahmad, Senior Vice President - Global Supply Chain - India, Middle East, Africa, East Asia, Japan, Pacific & South America, Schneider Electric
K Udyan Kohli, Head-Supply Chain, Hyfunfoods                    
Ramit Mahajan, Head Supply Chain Enablement, IMEA, Henkel
Samrat Sehgal, Head of Supply Chain, Dabur India
V. Bino George, Head of Business Consulting, Infor India
Vishal Sharma, CEO, DB Schenker
Moderator: Saurabh Jain, Partner - Supply Chain Transformation, PwC India
15:50 - 16:00 How can Supply Chain Finance support economic recovery and growth?
John Bugeja, Managing Director, Trade Advisory Network
16:00 Close of Conference