Session on Industry 4.0 – The Indian Perspective

10:00 - 13:00
Conference Room E, Hall 2 & 3


Department of Heavy Industries (DHI), Government of India has initiated ‘SAMARTH Udyog Bharat 4.0 projects’ with the objective to facilitate and create ecosystem for propagation of Industry 4.0 set of technologies in every Indian manufacturing by 2025, be it MNC, large, medium or small scale Indian company.

EEPC India in collaboration with DHI is organizing ‘Session on Industry 4.0’ to develop awareness and demystification of the concept of ‘Industry 4.0’ by developing network and cooperation between industry and academia.

Industry 4.0 is at the heart of technological transformations happening within every enterprises today. Its goal is to create value from connected assets, product lifecycle, manufacturing, and supply chain. The session aims to discuss the progress made so far and future roadmap.

  • Industry 4.0 conference will be attended by around 100 delegates from leading manufacturers, technology leaders, consultants, government, associations & academia.
  • The expertise of the field will look at the big issues faced by Indian manufacturing industries and the opportunities for business & gaining global competitiveness.
  • The event focus on embracing I4.0 technology with latest technological advancements.
1000-1030 hrs Registration
1030-1100 Hrs Inaugural Session
1030-1035 Hrs Welcome Address by EEPC India
1035-1050 Hrs Keynote Address by Department of Heavy Industry, Government of India
1050-1100 Hrs Mr R Vivekandah, CEO, Titan Engineering & Automation Limited, Moderator will give introductory remarks & set the tone of the session
1100-1107 Hrs Mr. P. J. Mohanram, Senior Advisor, Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA)
1107-1114 Hrs Ms. Uma Balakrishnan, CEO, Axcend Automation & Software Solutions Pvt. LTD. on Industry 4.0- Navigator for VUCA world
Technical Talks by Industry 4.0 Technology providers
1114-1124 Hrs Talk by Dr. Nagahanumaiah, Director, CMTI Bangalore on ‘Internet of Things for Smart Manufacturing’
1124-1134 Hrs Talk by Dr. Sunil Jha, Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi on ‘Upgrading Conventional Machinery with Automation and Digital Technologies : Step by Step approach for Smart Manufacturing’
Success Stories
1134-1141 Hrs Talk by Mr. S. Divakar, General Manager Sales, Southern Region , Siemens Ltd.
1141-1148 Hrs Mr. Dato’ Madani Sahari, CEO of MARii, International Perspective by Malaysia Automotive Robotics & IOT Institute (MARii)
Panel Discussion
1150-1205 Hrs Moderated by Mr R Vivekandah, CEO, Titan Engineering & Automation Limited
  • Smart, affordable point solutions for MSMEs
  • Support development of indigenous Industry 4.0 Standards, Protocols and Middleware
  • Southern India, Leading Industry 4.0 competitiveness in Engineering manufacturing in India
1205-1215 Hrs Rapporteuring & Concluding Remarks EEPC India