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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE - 31st March & 1st April 2016
DATE TIME (IST) CONFERENCE Moderator Speaker-1 Speaker-2 Speaker-3 Speaker-4 Speaker-5
Thursday 31 March 2016 13:00 – 14:00 hrs Registration – Networking Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 hrs. India for MICE” – Conclave - Inaugural Session Mr. Pervaram Ramulu, IPS (Retd.), Chairman, Telagana Tourism Development Corpn. Mr. B. Venkatesham, IAS, Secretary to Govt., Dept of Youth Advancement, Tourism & Culture, Govt. of Telangana Mr. David DuBois, President & CEO, International Association for Exhibitions and Events Ms. Julia Smith Chairperson, International Association of Exhibition & Events (IAEE) and Senior Vice President, National Sales at Global Experience Specialists (GES) Mr. Chander Mansharamani, Vice Chairman, India Convention Promotion Bureau Mr. KV Nagendra Prasad, President, Indian Exhibition Industry Association (IEIA)
15:00 – 15:45 hrs. Key Note Address : India For MICE Mr. David DuBois, President & CEO, International Association for Exhibitions and Events
16:00 – 16:45 hrs. Panel Discussion : Meet-in-India - Promoting India to the world – Destination Marketing Mr. Sooraj Dhawan, Director, Falcon Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Shyam Nagpal, MD, International Conference & Exhibition Services (ICES) Pte Ltd Ms. Anita Niranjan, MD, CIM Global India Mr. KV Nagendra Prasad, President, Indian Exhibition Industry Association (IEIA) Mr. Vicki Bedi CEO, PSBedi Group, Co Pvt Ltd, Member of Board, International Asscocition for Exhibitions & Events (IAEE)
TEA BREAK
16:45 – 17:30 hrs. Panel Discussion : MICE Mean Business Mr. Chander Mansharamani, Vice Chairman, India Convention Promotion Bureau Mr. Daniel Patrick Mckinnon VP Client Solutions - Global FREEMANXP Mr. David DuBois, President & CEO, IAEE Mr. Yogesh Mudras, MD, UBM India Ltd. Mr. Vishal D'Souza Managing Director - MCI India Mr. Anil Reddy, President, Federation of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce (FTAPCCI)
17:30 – 18:15 hrs Panel Discussion : Synergizing – Business MICE and Leisure Tourism Mr. Sanjiv Agarwal, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Fairfest Media Ltd. (Organisers of TTF & OTM) Mrs. Sunita M.Bhagwat, IFS, Commissioner of Tourism, Government of Telangana Mr. Avi Rosner, Chairman, Kenes Exhibitions, Israel Mr. Ravinder Sethi, MD, RE Rogers Worldwide India & Vice President, Indian Exhibition Industry Assn. Mr. Rajeev Jalnapurkar, CEO, Ramoji Film City Mr. Jaideep Khanna, Director Regional Sales,South West Asia, InterContinental Hotels Group(IHG®)
18:15 – 18:30 hrs Graduation Ceremony – CEM India Class of 2016
18:30 – 18:35 hrs Announcement of India Chapter of IAEE
18:35 – 19:00 hrs ICPB Road Show
RECEPTION / DINNER
Friday 1 April2016 10:00 – 10:45 hrs Panel Discussion : Brand Hyderabad & MICE Ms. Vishalakshi. V Founder Director IdentCITY and Business Development Consultant, South Africa National Convention Bureau Mr. T. Krishna Prasad, IPS ADGP ( Road Safety & Railways), Telangana Police Mr. Surat Singh Malhotra, Honorary Consul of Republic of India to Kingdom of Lesotho and President, Telangana Chamber of Event Industry Mr. Ramesh Loganathan, President, Hyderabad Software Enterprises Assiciation (HYSEA) Mr. Birad Rajaram Yajnik, Speaker, Author and Curator Mr. Sriram Karri Novelist, Columnist and Writer
10:45 – 11:30 hrs Panel Discussion : Investment Opportunities in MICE sector Mr. Srinivas Banda Divisional Head, IL&FS Infrastructure and Managing Director, KSIIDC-IL&FS Project Development Company Ltd. (KIPDC) Mr. Sanjay Soni, Chief Knowledge Director, Incredible Design and Member of the Board, India Convention promotion Bureau (ICPB) Mr. Sudeep Sarcar, VP, India Exposition Mart Ltd. (Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts) and Member of the Board, India Convention promotion Bureau Mr. V. Anbu, Director General, Indian Machine Tools Mfrs. Assn. and CEO, Bangalore International Exhibition Centre.
TEA BREAK
11:45 – 12:30 hrs Panel Discussion : Media and MICE - Synergies and Collaborations. Ms. Monimita Sarkar Director K W Conferences Pvt. Ltd. Mr. M.Q. Syed, Editor-In-Chief, Trade Fair Times Mrs. Gunjan Suri, Associate Vice President, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. Mr. Raghav Khosla, Publisher, Exhibition Showcase Mr. Douglas E. Lugo Show Manager, Live Design Penton. Mr. S. Jafar Naqvi, Chief Editor, Media Today Group. (Trade Publication and Traade Fair organiser)
12:30 – 13:15 hrs Panel Discussion: Importance of Connecting the last mile – Infrastructure, Hotels, Venues, Travel and Aviation. Ms. Prema Zilberman, Director, Kenes Exhibitions, Israel Mr. Narayan R Head – Business Development and Hospitality Projects, Airport City Business GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited Mr. S. Balasubramanian, Sr. Director & Head - Trade Fairs, Bangalore International Exhibition Centre Mr. K Mohanchandran Area Director - Hyderabad Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces Ms. Lenay Gore Member, IAEE Board of Directors and Senior Director – Meetings and Tradeshows American Public Transportation Association Mr. Prakash V, Area Manager - Sales & Marketing, ITC Hotels,
LUNCH BREAK
14:00 – 14:45 hrs Panel Discussion: Specialized Education and Skill Development – for MICE Industry. Ms. Cathy Breden - Mc Erlean, Executive Vice President & COO, International Association For Exhibitions And Events (IAEE) and Managing Director Center for Exhibition Industry Research Ms. Julia Smith Chairperson, International Association of Exhibition & Events (IAEE) and Senior Vice President, National Sales at Global Experience Specialists (GES) Mr. Rajiv Malhotra, MD, Lotus Exhibitions & Marketing Services and Hon' Secretary, Indian Exhibition Industry Assn. (IEIA) Prof. (Dr.) Sandeep Kulshreshtha, Director, Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management
14:45 – 15:30 hrs Panel Discussion: Technology and MICE – advantages and outlook Mr. Naidu Darapaneni, Founder & CEO, Meera Events Mr. Daniel Patrick Mckinnon VP Client Solutions - Global FREEMANXP Mr. Isaac Shalev, CEO, ITEX Exhibitions & Data Services, Israel Mr. Prasanna Venkatesan, Founder, Hubvents Mr. Binu Nanu, MD, Litmus Merofrom Mr. Will Kataria Designation – Director of Sales, Cvent
15:30 – 16:00 hrs Closing Session
TEA / CLOSING