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Invitation to participate at the 12th Edition
Virtual Conference on
“Automotive R&D Trends”
Theme: Sustainable Solutions to Transform Indian Mobility
10 June 2020 at 0930 hrs - 1700 hrs (IST)

The Tamil Nadu Technology Development & Promotion Center of CII is organizing the 12th Edition – Virtual Conference on Automotive R&D Trends on June 10, 2020 between 0930 hrs – 1700 hrs (IST) with the theme of “Sustainable Solutions to Transform Indian Mobility”

This conference is chaired by Dr Arun Jaura, Managing Director, Michelin India Technology Center LLP, Pune.

This conference aims to help stakeholders to understand the current scenario of automotive R&D, challenges ahead and share their expectations. The research ecosystem in India presents a significant opportunity for multinational corporations across the world due to its intellectual capital available in the country. Consequently, several MNCs have shifted or are shifting their research and development (R&D) based on Indian Industry.

Key eminent speakers addressing / invited to address in the conference include:

  • Dr N Saravanan, Chief Technology Officer, Ashok Leyland Limited
  • Dr Arun Jaura, Conference Chairman & Managing Director, Michelin India Technology Center LLP.
  • Dr Arun Sampath, Chief Engineer and Head Innovation & Global Technology Centre at Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited
  • Mr A Ramasubramanian, President, AMW Motors Ltd.
  • Mr Kumar Prasad Telikepalli, Head – eMobility Engineering, Eaton India Innovation Center LLP
  • Mr Deepangshu Dev Sarmah, Editor-in-Chief, Auto Tech Review Magazine
  • Mr Pradeep David, General Manager, South Asia, Universal Robots (India) Pvt. Ltd
  • Mr Thomas Fricke, CEO, Daimler Buses India
  • Dr V Shankar, Vice President, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
  • Mr Ravin Mirchandani, Executive Chairman, Ador Powertron Ltd.
  • Ms Manisha Sriraman, Managing Director, Accenture Solutions
  • Mr Divyanshu Shekhar, Vice President & GTM Lead – Industrial & Mobility, Accenture
  • Mr Rakesh Srivastava, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Private Limited
  • Mr Sandeep Singh, General Manager - India, A2Mac1 India (P) Ltd.
  • Ms Anita Pansare, Vice President - Computational Engineering Safety Aero & Thermal, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development India amongst others

The proposed sessions for the conference are as follows:

Session 1: Electric Vehicle & Alternative Fuels
Focus: AMP 2026 | Green House Gas (GHG) emissions | Biodiesel | Compressed natural gas | Hydrogen as fuel cell technology | Battery Technology | Electric motors | Power electronics | Vehicle energy and thermal management system simulation | EV-specific NVH engineering | E/E architecture, electrical systems and networks | Autonomous Vehicle

Session 2: OEM & MSME Solutions to the New Paradigm
Focus: Newer Technologies | Technology Transfer | Trade Policy | Vehicular Safety Standards & Regulations | Emerging Technology – OEM’s Approach |Limitations for MSME’s | OEM’s – Quality | Digitalization in MSME sector | Modern Tools and Technology | Technological Innovation | Indigenization | Vendor Development | Transfer of Skills, Knowledge and Technology

Session 3: Digitally Transforming Mobility
Focus: Intelligence transportation system - Integrating safety & technology | Anti-lock braking system & Electronic Stability Program | Connected cars | Intelligent transport systems | BS V&VI | Smart, Green and Integrated Transport | Engine-Efficiency and Emissions Control | IoT Enhanced Mobility | Safety & Security

Session 4: Manufacturing Digitization & Infrastructure Solutions
Focus: New techniques in design & manufacturing | Innovative Additive manufacturing solutions | 3D printing | Industrial IoT & Industry 4.0 | Smart infrastructure integration | Connected Supply Chain | Improved Manufacturing | Public Transport infrastructure | Charging infrastructure | | Improving Manufacturing Competitiveness

Conference sponsors are: Universal Robots; Ansys Software; Marco Polo Products, Michelin India.

More than 200 senior management personnel from diverse industries all over India and abroad are expected to attend this virtual conference. Profile of conference delegates include MD's, CxO's, President, VP, GM's, Design experts, Head of R&Ds, Design Engineers, Senior & Middle Management R&D officials, Engineers, Business Development, Communication Specialists, Professors etc. 

Conference Delegate Fee (in INR / Per Participant /including GST)

  • Rs. 1500 per participant for CII / SAE India Member 
  • Rs. 2000 per participant for Non-member  
  • Rs. 1000 per participant for Educational Institution

Kindly note that, the video recording of the conference, conference e-booklet & conference participation digital certificate will be shared post conference to all conference attendees. 

Please confirm your participation / nominations through online registration