Kochi: The Confederation of Indian Industry, Kerala is organizing its First Edition of the Manufacturing Conclave on December 08, 2015 at Kochi. The objective of this conclave is to promote smart manufacturing practices in Kerala and also to attract the State as a favourable destination for manufacturing sector.
With a growing focus on new technologies and investments within the state and with a revived outlook on entrepreneurship there is a new focus towards this sector. The State is also promoting new industries to set up their base in Kerala in the State owned industrial parks. The State also offers a large pool of trained and talented labour and with the location benefits that the State has, it has all the potential to become a smart destination for manufacturing.
The conference will offer an excellent opportunity for the industry members in Kerala to learn from the best practices from the companies within and outside Kerala. It will also offer an opportunity for the members to understand the latest trends and technology in setting up good manufacturing facilities, and also learn about upcoming business opportunities in Aerospace and Defence sector in India.
The topics under discussion would be Growth Opportunities with Modern Manufacturing; Building World Class Manufacturing Facilities – Trends and Technologies; and Emerging Opportunities in Aerospace, Satellite, Defence and Electronic Management System.
Somme of the speakers expected are Cmde K Subramaniam, CMD, Cochin Shipyard; Harikrishnan R Nair, Chairman, CII Kerala & President, Western India Cashew Company; G Krishnakumar, MD, Rubfila International; Sheela Kochouseph, MD, V-Star Creations; K E Shanavaz, Joint MD, Peekay Steel Castings; Aju Jacob, Director, Synthite Industries; Sajeev Joseph, Joint GM, HLL Life Care; Sreenath Vishnu, ED, Brahmin’s Foods; Venkat Krishnan, Deputy Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre; B S Sreekanth, Additional GM, HAL; K Vatsakumar, Deputy GM, SIDBI; P Sivakumar, CGM, BEML; R Mahalingam, Asst GM, ECGC; Shikha Gupta, GM – Strategic Planning, BEL; Thomas John, CEO, Nest Group; V Unnikrishnan, Sr. VP- Plantations, AV Thomas Group of Companies; A N Neelakandhan, GM – Technical, Cochin Shipyard.
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