Programme

The two-day seminar will be organized into the following sessions

November 20, 2017
(0830-1130 hrs)
Inaugural Session
0830 – 0930 hrs Registration
0928 hrs Dignitaries on Dias
0929 hrs Welcome of Guests with Green Certificates
0930-0935 hrs Welcome Address by Mr Pankaj R Patel, President, FICCI
0935-0945 hrs Address by Col HS Shankar, VSM (Retd), Chairman, Space Division, FICCI
0945-0955 hrs Address by Guest of HonourMr Naoki Okumura, President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
0955-1005 hrs Address by FICCI
1005-1015 hrs Address by Guest of Honour Mr AS Kiran Kumar, Secretary, Department of Space/ Chairman, ISRO
1015-1030 hrs Inaugural Address by the Chief Guest Dr Jitendra Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State (MoS) (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space
1030-1032hrs Release of the FICCI Compendium on Indian Space Industry by the Chief Guest
1032-1040hrs Vote of Thanks byMr Sanjaya Baru, Secretary General, FICCI
1040-1100 hrs Inauguration of Exhibition by the Chief Guest at Friendship Lounge (Entry by Invitation)
1040-1130 hrs High Tea
November 20, 2017
(1130 -1430 hrs)
Session 1
Space Industry Ecosystem: Opportunities for Industry
1130-1140 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chair - Dr M Annadurai, Director,ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore
1140-1155 hrs Perspective of ISRO’s Programme over next decade by Dr PG Diwakar Scientific Secretary, ISRO
1155-1210 hrs Experiences of Russian Space Ecosystem - Mr Vitaly Safonov, Deputy General Director, JSC Glavkosmos, Russia
1210-1225 hrs Perspective of Indian Space Industry on Mechanical Systems
1225-1240 hrs Perspective of Indian Space Industry on Electronics Systems
1240-1255 hrs Perspective of Foreign OEM Partners
1255-1315hrs Discussion/ Questions & Answers
1315-1325hrs Closing Remarks by Session Chair and Distribution of Green Certificates
1325-1430 hrs Networking Lunch
November 20, 2017
(1430 - 1615 hrs)
Session 2
Sustainable Propulsion Systems &Space Vehicles for Indian Space Program
1430-1440 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chair - Mr K Sivan, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO
1440-1455 hrs Propulsion and Related Technologies - MrS Somanath, Director, Liquid Propulsion Systems  Centre, ISRO
1455-1505 hrs Launch Vehicles and Related Technologies - Mr P Kunhikrishnan, Director, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, ISRO
1510-1520 hrs Speaker from Indian Industry
1520-1530 hrs Policy Perspective - Mrs Vandita Sharma, Additional Secretary, Department of Space
1530 – 1540 hrs International Policy Perspective, Legal & Regulatory Framework –DrPankaj Sharma, Joint Secretary (D&ISA), MEA, GoI
1540-1550 hrs Discussion/ Questions & Answers
1550-1555 hrs Closing Remarks by Session Chair and Distribution of Green Certificates
1555-1615 hrs Tea/ Coffee Break
November 20, 2017
(1615 - 2100 hrs)
Session 3
Leveraging Public-Private Partnership in Indian Satellite Programs
1615-1625 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chair - Mr Tapan Mishra, Director, Space Applications Centre, ISRO
1625-1635hrs Satellites and Related Technologies - Dr M Nageswara Rao, Associate Director, ISRO Satellite Centre
1635-1645 hrs Satellite Payloads and Related Technologies - Dr D K Das, Associate Director,Space Applications Centre, ISRO
1645-1655 hrs Speaker from  Indian Space MSME
1655-1705 hrs Speaker from Foreign OEM
1705-1715 hrs Perspective of Space Industry Association
1715-1735 hrs Discussion/ Questions & Answers
1735-1745 hrs Closing Remarks by Session Chair and Distribution of Green Certificates
1745-1900 hrs Break
1900-2100 hrs Dinner
Day 2: November 21, 2017
(0930-1125 hrs)
Session 4
Capacity Building and Talent Management
0930-0945 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chair- Dr VK Saraswat*, Member Niti Aayog
0945-1000 hrs Capacity Building in Indian Space programme - Dr BN Suresh, ISRO Distinguished Professor
1000-1010 hrs Capacity Building in Space Applications - Dr Y V N Krishnamurthy, Director, National Remote Sensing Centre, ISRO
1010-1020 hrs Evolving Roles of Academia in the Space Science & Technology R&D Ecosystem – Dr Swaroop Ganguly, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
1020-1030 hrs Foreign OEM Perspective on Engaging with Space Agency and Students in Space  Research
1030-1040 hrs Capacity Building –Speaker from Indian Start-up
1040-1050 hrs Capacity Building – Speaker from Foreign Start-up
1050-1115 hrs Discussion/ Questions&Answers
1100-1125 hrs Tea / Coffee Break
Day 2: November 21, 2017
(1130 - 1730 hrs)
Session 5
Panel Discussion: Role of Industry in Indian Space Program
1130-1135 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chair - Mr S Rakesh, CMD, Antrix Corporation Ltd.
1135-1245 hrs Panel comprising speakers from

  • Indian Large Company
  • Indian Public Sector
  • Indian MSME
  • Indian Metallurgical Company
  • Foreign Space Major
  • Foreign Space Industry Association / university
  • Application Service Provider 1
  • Application Service Provider 2
1245-1315 hrs Questions and Answers
1315-1325 hrs Closing Remarks by Session Chair and distribution of Green Certificates
1325-1430 hrs Networking Lunch
B2G and B2B Meetings
1440-1615 hrs Participants will be allocated place/ seats as per their requirements
1615-1630 hrs Tea / Coffee Break
Valedictory Session
1630-1635 hrs Welcome by Mrs Ambika Sharma, Director General (International), FICCI
1635-1645 hrs Address by Special Guest Mr AS Kiran Kumar*, Secretary, Department of Space, Chairman, ISRO/ Dr K Sivan*, Director Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO
1645-1655 hrs Address by Guest of Honour Dr S Jaishankar*, Foreign Secretary, Government of India
1655-1705 hrs Address by Guest of HonourMr Amitabh Kant*, CEO, NittiAayog
1705 -1720 hrs Valedictory Address by Mr Jayant Sinha*, Minister of State, Civil Aviation
1720-1730hrs Summing up &Vote of Thanks byMr Sanjaya Baru, Secretary General, FICCI
Conclusion of Event

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B2B and B2G meetings giving opportunity to stakeholders to know each other and discuss the business opportunities.

Target Audience

  • Senior Scientists from ISRO
  • Senior Scientists from Global Space Labs
  • Policy Makers
  • Diplomats
  • Metallurgists
  • GIS and Remote Sensing Professionals
  • Disaster Management Professionals
  • Urban Planners
  • Environment Planners
  • Energy Planners
  • Education Service providers
  • Communication Solution Providers ISPs
  • Consultancy and Legal firms
  • Universities
  • Senior Police Officials& Law Enforcement
  • Senior Officials of Army, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Border Security Force