2008 Edition


Day 1 - 19th Sept 2008

  • 08:00 am - 09:30 am : Registrations & Tea / Coffee

  • 09:30 am - 09:45 am : Welcome note by the Chairman followed by lamp lighting ceremony

  • 09:45 am - 10:45 am : Keynote Session

    Living Supply Chains : Harnessing human behaviour to drive supply chain performance ever higher

    • Dr. John Gattorna, Adjunct Professor, Macquarie Graduate School of Management
  • 10:45 am - 11:15 am : Tea Break

  • 11:15 am - 01:00 am : Workshop

    Conducting a Dynamic Alignment diagnostic on your corporate supply chains

    • Dr. Mark Goh, Director of Industry Research, The Logistics Institute Asia
  • 01:00 pm - 01:45 pm : Lunch Break

  • 01:45 pm - 03:45 pm : Functional Breakout Track

  • 01:45 pm - 02:45 pm : Session 1 - Express, Aircargo & Logistics

    Emerging Role in the Indian Air Cargo Industry

    • Mr. Yogendra Sharma, CEO, Adani Logistics Ltd.
    • Mr. Rajeev K. Sinha, VP, Reliance Logistics
    • Mr. Gary G. Girotti, VP, Transportation Practice, CHAINalytics
  • 01:45 pm - 02:15 pm : Session 2 - Transportation & Rail Operations

    The Growing Role of IT in shaping the future of Logistics Industry in India

    • Mr. Sumeet Nadkar, Head - Logistic SBU, Kale Consultants Ltd.
  • 02:15 pm - 02:45 pm : Transportation Challenges in the Retail industry

    • Mr. V. V. Rao, COO - Movement Vertical, Future Logistics Solutions Ltd.
  • 02:45 pm - 03:45 pm : Rail Operation and the Strategic value of Inland container depots in India

    • Mr. Mahendra Puri, CEO, Hind Terminals Pvt. Ltd.
    • Mr. Sanjiv Garg, Executive Director (PP&D), Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd.
    • Mr. Amitabha Chaudhuri, MD, APL India Linx
  • 01:45 pm - 02:15 pm : Development in China Supply Chain

    • Mr. Mark Millar, Director of Strategic Business Development, UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Asia Pacific
  • 02:15 pm - 03:45 pm : Session 3 - Supply Chain

    Building an efficient and cost effective Supply Chain Network within India and from India

    • Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO, TCI Supply Chain Solutions
    • Mr. Rajesh Goel, VP - Planning & SupplyChain (West Asia), Samsonite South Asia Pvt. Ltd.
    • Mr. Ashok Kumar, VP - Supply Chain, Frito Lays Division, PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt. Ltd.
    • Mr. V. G. Ramakrishnan, Director - Automotive and Transportation Practice, Frost & Sullivan
  • 03:45 pm - 04:00 pm : Tea Break

  • 04:00 pm - 04:25 pm : IT in Logistics & Supply Chain - Leveraging IT for Improving Efficiency in Logistics

    • Mr. Sunil Wahi, Director - Supply Chain Logistics, Oracle APAC
  • 04:25 pm - 04:45 pm : Logistics Scenario in India - Existing Trends

    • Mr. Craig Grossgart, VP - India, DHL Express Pvt. Ltd.
  • 04:45 pm - 06:35 pm : CEO's Round Table

    Exploring the Supply Chain & Logistics innovations required to propel India into the Global Map

    • Mr. Jacques Creeten, VP - India, FedEx Express
    • Mr. Craig Grossgart, VP - India, DHL Express Pvt.Ltd.
    • Mr. Percy Avari, Country Manager, Aramex India
    • Mr. Sudhir Rangnekar, MD & Group CEO, Sical Logistics Ltd.
    • Mr. Paul Bradley, President, Arshiya International
    • Mr. Samar Nath, MD, APL Logistics Ltd.
  • 07:00 pm onwards : 2nd Express Logistics & Supply Chain Awards 2008

Day 2 - 20th Sept 2008

  • 08:00 am - 09:30 am : Registrations & Networking Tea / Coffee

  • 09:30 am - 10:15 am : Supply Chain Leadership

    • Mr. Alan G. Waller, VP - Supply Chain Innovation, Solving International, United Kingdom
  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am : "Building a Logistics / Supply Chain Hub-The Singapore Experience"

    • Professor Hum Sin Hoon, Executive Dean, National University of Singapore
  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am : Tea Break

  • 11:30 am - 01:00 pm : Functional Breakout Tracks

  • 11:30 am - 01:00 pm : Panel Discussion : Ports & Shipping

    Theme : Transforming face of the Maritime Sector : Capturing the Emerging Global Trends in Ports & Shipping

    • Mr. Suren Vakil, MD, BMT Consultants India
    • Capt. Sandeep Mehta, CEO, Mundra Port & SEZ Ltd.
    • Mr. Philip Littlejohn, MD, Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd.
    • Capt. Deepak Tewari, CEO & MD, MSC Agency (India) Pvt. Ltd.
    • Mr. Anil Radhakrishnan, Director - Commercial, APL India
  • 11:30 am - 01:00 pm : Panel Discussion Session

    Theme : Chemicals, Oil Gas Supply Chain

    • Mr. M. Prabhakaran, SVP - Supply Chain (Petrolium Business Division), Reliance Industries Ltd.
    • Mr. Avinash Parihar, Head - Strategic Sourcing Procurement Lanxess India Pvt. Ltd.
    • Mr. N. K Mitra, Director - Offshore, ONGC Ltd.
  • 11:30 am - 01:00 pm : Panel Discussion Session

    Electronics Supply Chain

    • Mr. Sudhir Goel, Chief Officer - Supply Chain, Acer India Pvt. Ltd.
    • Mr. Harry Lagad, Director - Logistics, Asia Pacific, Nokia
  • 01:00 pm - 01:45 pm : Lunch

  • 01.45 pm - 02.45 pm : Concurrent Sessions

  • 01:45 am - 02:45 pm : Panel Discussion Session

    Managing the New Supply Chain Logistics Challenges created by India's Retail boom

    • Mr. Lionel Stanton, COO, Future Logistics Solutions Ltd., Future Group
  • 01:45 pm - 02:45 pm : Panel Discussion Session

    Evaluating best logistics practices in India's Pharmaceutical Industry

    • Mr. K. P. Gopala Krishnan, VP - Supply Chain, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
    • Mr. A. Jagannatha Reddy, VP - SCM, Matrix Laboratories Ltd.
    • Mr. G. Subramani, VP - Supply Chain, Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • 02:45 pm - 03:15 pm : Panel Discussion Session - Auto Supply Chain

    • Mr. Sudhir Gupta, VP - SCM, Tata Auto Comp Systems Ltd.
    • Mr. D. K. Sethi, GM - Supply Chain, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
  • 03:15 pm - 04:30 pm : CEO's Round Table

    Market Consolidations, Mergers & Acquisitions - "Strategies for success in the Indian Logistics Sector"

    • Mr. Nigel Goode, CEO - Logistics, Writer Corporation
    • Mr. Pawan Jain, Chairman & MD, Safexpress Pvt. Ltd.
    • Mr. Kurt E. Breinlinger, MD - South Asia Area, Panalpina World Transport (India) Pvt. Ltd.
    • Mr. Volkmar Mueller, MD, Kuehne + Nagel Pvt. Ltd.
    • Mr. Shankar Chatterjee, MD, India & South Asia, Bertling Logistics
    • Mr. Devdip Purkayastha, VP - Strategy & Business Development, DHL Express, South Asia
    • Mr. Yogesh Dhingra, COO, Blue Dart Express Ltd.
  • 04:30 pm - 04:45 pm : Closing Remarks by Chairman

  • 04:45 pm : Conference Adjourns