09:30 am - 09:55 am Registration | Networking | Experience Zone | Group Chat
09:55 am - 10:00 am Opening Remarks and Welcome Address by ET Edge
10:00 am - 10:15 am Chief Guest Addres

Setting the tone: The Future of Insurance –Innovation, Speed, and Intensity

The insurance industry is gearing up for more coverage amongst the hinterlands of the country and is using technology for its background. There will be a concentration on ease of business and capital infusion to tackle this growth.

10:15 am – 11:00 am Panel 1:

Life Insurance Spotlight: The CEO Mantra for Growth

Over the last two years, there has been a major transformation in the mindsets of the customers as they no longer treat insurance as merely a tax-saving instrument rather a very important part of their lives. This change in customer expectations is leading insurance companies to rejig their business operations as the strategies that really worked well before may not hold a place in the new economic landscape. The session will deliberate upon:

  1. New Growth Initiatives
  2. Reimagining Customer Experience in the Next Normal
  3. Newer Business Models
  4. Changing Customer Behavior
  5. Role of Tie ups & Alliances

Key Speakers:

CEOs of Life Insurance companies

11:00 am - 11:15 am Partner Talk 1


11:15 am – 12:00 pm Panel 2:

Key Technological Initiatives for 2022-2023

The use of technology has led to many changes claims are processed in the industry and the way policies are underwritten. The Panel will discuss:

  1. Fraud Management using Technology
  2. Use of Automation in claims processing, payments, and underwriting
  3. Data Analytics and better processing and underwriting
  4. Transformance using AI, Ml and Blockchain

Key Speakers:


12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Networking Break
12:30 pm – 01:00 pm Fireside Chat

Governance, Risk and Compliance Strategies

The regulatory framework in India, ensures the protection of consumer interests as well as providing a level playing field for both domestic and international insurance companies. A dynamic environment introduces the role of compliance in influencing strategy. The panel will discuss on Key parameters including

  1. Regulatory changes like IFRS 17 reporting standards / GST impact
  2. Compliance strategies for digital insurance and risk management
  3. Operational and technology compliance
  4. Roadblocks and Challenges faced

Key Speakers:


01:00 pm – 1:15 pm Partner Talk


1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Networking Lunch Break
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Panel 3:

Insurtechs Reshaping Insurance

Insurtechs are shifting their focus from distribution to availability of data for underwriting innovation and risk reward sharing. The latest to join the fintech journey with the term coined in 2016, the technological innovations in the industry have changed the whole paradigm. The panel will discuss:

  1. Bringing in frictionless customer service.
  2. Leveraging technology for insurance reforms.
  3. Technological advancements lead to digital underwriting and reinsurance.
  4. Regulatory sandboxes.

Key Speakers:

Insurance and Insurtech players

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Partner Talk


3.15 pm – 3.45 pm In Conversation with CHRO

Special Focus on Employee Health and Well-being

The Pandemic has had a huge impact on employee health and wellbeing which is the primary focus here. Today we are gearing up for preventive care by bringing more employee friendly policies in the work environment, leading to better wellbeing. Mental and Emotional health and wellbeing resonates with Physical health, and we will discuss this in the special conversation.

Key Speakers:

CHRO of Enterprise – Across Categoriess

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm Panel 4:

Changing Distribution Dynamics

The pandemic has shown the way to newer distribution models, and we will discuss the impact in this panel. Banca has been one of the most enriching channels to attain a better customer experience. We have new players like web aggregators in the picture who are vying for the space with traditional brokers and corporates.

  1. Rethinking distribution – concentrating on customer, sales force, and enablers
  2. Empowering Direct channels
  3. Changing distribution strategy
  4. Operating models for better growth between banks and insurers

Key Speakers:

Insurance -CMOs, Brokers, Channel partners, Banca Heads

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Networking Break
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm Closing Discussion: Non- Life Insurance Spotlight

The CEO’s Vision for Transformation

The non – life market environment is offering significant challenges, with the advent of different players. The management strategy has been concentrating on adapting the portfolios and ecosystems to compete in this world emerging now. The panel will talk on

  1. New Growth Initiatives
  2. Reimagining Customer Experience in the Next Normal
  3. Newer Business Models
  4. Changing Customer Behavior
  5. Tie ups & Alliances

Key Speakers:

CEOs of Non - Life Insurance companies

5:45 pm – 6:15 pm Keynote address for Awards
6:15 pm – 6:25 pm Methodology by Knowledge Partner
6:30 pm – 7:15 pm Award Ceremony
7:15 pm – 7:20 pm Closing remarks
7:25 pm Onwards Dinner & Cocktailsy

*Agenda is work in progress and subject to changes

09:00 - 10:00
Registration and Networking
10:00 - 10:15
National Anthem
10:15 - 10:25
Lamp lighting
10:25 - 10:35
Opening address:

Deepak Lamba, CEO Worldwide Media & President, Times Strategic Solutions

10:35 - 10:45
Welcome address

Vipin Rana, CEO, ExxonMobil Lubricants Private Limited

10:45 - 11:00
Guest of Honor Address

Dr Bhagwat Karad, Minister of State, Ministry of Finance followed by Felicitation of Champions of Manufacturing

11:00 - 12:00
Panel topic: Vision 2030: SAMARTH and SASHAKTA Udyog Bharat

•    Sohinder Singh Gill, CEO, Hero Electric Vehicles India
•    Deepak Bagla, MD and CEO, Invest India
•    H K Agarwal, Managing Director, Grasim Industries
•    Vipin Rana, CEO, Exxon Mobil
•    TK Ramesh, MD, Ace Micromatic Group
•    N Venu, Managing Director & CEO, Hitachi Energy in India and South Asia
•    Kamal Bali, President and MD, Volvo Group, India
•    Uday Narang, Founder and Chairman, Omega Seiki Mobility and Anglian Omega Group

Moderator: Vaibhav Dange, Former Advisor, NHAI

12:00 - 12:30
Special Address: Sudhanshu Mani, Vande Bharat Express
12:30 - 13:30
Panel Topic: Smart Manufacturing: The impact of Operations, Production & Distribution

•    Dilip Oommen, CEO, ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India
•    Mahesh Babu
, Group CEO, Switch Mobility
•    Satyakam Arya
, MD and CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles
•    Puneet Kaura
, Managing Director & CEO, Samtel Avionics Ltd
•    Shailendra Shukla
, MD Vehicle Group, Eaton India

Moderator: Vaibhav Dange, Former Advisor, NHAI

13:30 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:15
Panel Topic: Decarbonization of India’s Manufacturing Sector – Policy to Achieve Clean Energy Target

•    Navid Talib, President & COO, Hero Ecycle 
•    Amar Variawa, Country Director – Public Affairs, Sustainability & ESG, Michelin
•    Preeti Bajaj, CEO & MD, Luminous Power Technologies
•    Ramashankar Pandey, MD, Tata Batteries
•    Mukul Agrawal, President of Manufacturing, Deepak Fertilisers And Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd
•    Shekhar Kashalikar, Chief Executive Officer, Thermax Babcock & Wilcox Energy Solutions

Moderator: Abhijeet Sinha, Programme Director, Ease of Doing Business

15:15 - 16:00
Felicitation of Best Brands in Plastics and Polymers
16:00 - 16:30
Chief Guest Address: Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey, Union Minister, Ministry of Heavy Industries
16:30 - 17:15
Panel Topic: How Industries Can Enable Sustainable Manufacturing in India

•    Nitin Vyas, Managing Director, Beumer Group
•    Raman Mittal
, Joint Managing Director, International Tractors Limited
•    Vivek Kulkarni
, COO and President - Manufacturing, Garware Technical Fibres
•    Arvind Chandra
, CEO - Mechatronics and Vehicle Access Systems, Minda Corporation Ltd
•    Ankush Khanna
, South Asia Pacific – Commercial Brand Manager, Exxon Mobil
•    Manish Walia
, Head- Automation, Delta Electronics

Moderator: Ajay Sharma, Secretary General, Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles

17:15 - 17:45
Guest of Honor Address

Pralhad Joshi, Union Minister, Ministry of Coal and Mines followed by COM felicitation

17:45 - 18:00
Guest of Honor Address

Gen VK Singh, Minister of State, Ministry of Civil Aviation and MoRTH followed by COM felicitation

17:50 - 18:10
Guest of Honor Address

Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Minister, Minister of Electronics and Information Technology* followed by COM felicitation

12:45 - 13:45
Panel Topic: Why skill development is crucial to new-age manufacturing?

•    Prakash Guha, MD & CEO, Zuventus Healthcare
•    Prashanth Doreswamy, President and CEO, Continental India
•    Bipul Chandra, Managing Director, Ducati India
•    Suman Yadav, Vice President Operations, Hindware
•    Vishal Badshah, Vice President – CV Operations, Tata Motors

Moderator: Vinit Goenka, Member, Governing Council of Centre for Railway Information System, Ministry of Railways

13:45 - 14:45
14:45 - 15:00
DisrptX: Gursaurabh Singh, Founder, Dhruv Vidyut
15:00 - 15:45
Panel Topic: Innovation: Need of the Hour for Indian Manufacturing

•    Amol Nagar, Managing Director, MMF – India,    GE Aviation
•    Sanjay Koul, MD, Timken India
•    Shreegopal Kabra, MD and Group President, RR Global
•    Narendra Shah, Director, Bayer Vapi
•    Anil Choudhary, Vice President - Materials, Industrial Solutions and Surface Technologies for BASF India & Whole-time Director, BASF India Ltd
•    Zurvan Marolia, Sr Vice President and Head Manufacturing Council, Godrej and Boyce

Moderator: Rony Banerjee, Advisor, EY

15:45 - 16:00
DisruptX: Shivani Sharma, CMO, Embee Software Pvt Ltd

Digital Transformation In Manufacturing Marketing: How Technology is revolutionising the industry

16:00 - 16:15
DisruptX: Raj Mehta, Founder, Greta Electric Scooter

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