Future of Retail

Day 3: 16 September 2021

Parallel Session :  1  |  1000 – 1300 Hrs & 1700 – 2000 Hrs

Programme

1000 – 1130 hrs

Session on “Innovations changing the Retail segment”

1000 – 1005 Hrs

Welcome Address

Mr Laeeq Ali

Convener, CII Startup Panel & Co-Founder & Director,

Origami Creatives

1005 – 1030 Hrs

Inaugural address

Ms Gunjan Krishna, IAS

Commissioner for Industrial Development & Director of Industries and Commerce Government of Karnataka

1030 – 1055 Hrs

Keynote Address

Innovations shaping Future of Retail

Mr Arvind Mediratta

Managing Director & CEO

METRO Cash & Carry India

1055 – 1100 Hrs

Interaction & Closing Address

Mr Laeeq Ali

Convener, CII Startup Panel & Co-Founder & Director,

Origami Creatives

1100 – 1120 Hrs

In conversation with Mr Devendra Chawla on Future of Retail

 

1100 – 1120 Hrs

 

Keynote Address

Mr Devendra Chawla,

Managing Director and CEO – Spencer’s Retail Limited and Nature’s Basket Ltd

1120 – 1200Hrs

Panel Discussion: Innovations for Brick & Mortar retail for a Sustainable future

Increased role of technology in Brick & Mortar retail to improve customer experience and increase the engagement levels. Use of AI, Interactive Kiosks, Self-check-outs to enhance shopping experience for customers

1120 – 1125 Hrs

Opening Remarks

Mr Rajat Wahi

Partner Deloitte Consulting India

1125 – 1200 Hrs

Panelist:

·        Ms Kavitha Rao, Country Commercial Manager – India, IKEA Group

·        Mr Praveen Khandelwal – CEO – Fairdeal Group

·        Mr Abhishek Ganguly, Managing Director, Puma

1200 – 1210 Hrs

Q&A moderated by session chair

1210 – 1300 Hrs

Case Study Chat: Ecommerce as an enabler- The Next Big Growth Opportunity in India’s Retail

Moderator Prof Srinivas Head of Strategy IIMB

1210 -1215 Hrs

Opening Remarks

Prof. Srinivasan R

Professor of Strategy at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB)

1215 – 1220 Hrs

Special Address

Mr Raghav Rao,

CFO

Amazon

1220 – 1235 Hrs

Special Address

Mr Jeyandran Venugopal,

CTO

Flipkart

1235 – 1250 Hrs

Special Address

Mr Vipul Mathur

Head – Exclusive Lines, Lifestyle Business

Udaan

 1250– 1300 Hrs

Q&A moderated by session chair

1300 – 1305  Hrs

Closing Remarks by Session Moderator

1700 – 1800 hrs

Panel discussion on Next Gen Supply Chain to cater to changing customer demands & Trends

1700 – 1710 Hrs

Opening Remarks

Mr Sangeetha M,

Past Chair CII Yi Bengaluru & CEO Foregreen Foods

1710 – 1745 Hrs

·        Mr Vinod Mathur, Vice President Product Management, Blue Yonder India Pvt Ltd

·        Mr Kabeer Biswas, Founder – Dunzo

·        Mr Alok Sharma, Executive Director, Supply Chain, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB)

1745 – 1800 Hrs

Q&A and Closing remarks

1800 – 1900 hrs

Panel Discussion on Innovations for modernizing and empowering the unorganized retail stores

1800 – 1810 Hrs

Opening Remarks

Ms Ratna Mehta

Executive Director

WF Global

1810 – 1845 Hrs

·        Mr Erik Heens, Director Operations, METRO Cash & Carry India

·        Mr BS Nagesh, Founder,  TRRAIN

·        Mr Vipul Sharma, Founder, Chqbook

1845 – 1900 Hrs

Interaction & Closing remarks

1900 – 2000 Hrs

Fire side chat
How technology is shaping & changing consumer experience

1900 – 1910 Hrs

Opening Remarks

Mr Ganaraja Bhat,

Chief Technology Officer

METRO Cash & Carry India Private Limited

1910 – 1945 Hrs

·        Mr Timo Salzsieder, CIO/CSO Metro AG

·        Mr Ambeshwar Nath, Senior Vice President (Retail EMEA), Infosys

1945 – 2000 Hrs

Closing Remarks

Mr Ganaraja Bhat,

Chief Technology Officer

METRO Cash & Carry India Private Limited

Session conceptualized by

Speakers

Mr Arvind Mediratta

Managing Director & CEO METRO Cash & Carry India

Ms Gunjan Krishna, IAS*

Commissioner for Industrial Development & Director of Industries and Commerce Government of Karnataka

Mr Laeeq Ali

Convener, CII Startup Panel &
Co-Founder & Director,Origami Creatives

Mr Ambeshwar Nath

Senior Vice President( Retail EMEA), Infosys

Mr Eric Heens

Director Operations, Metro Cash & Carry India

Mr BS Nagesh

TRRAIN

Mr Jeyandran Venugopal

CTO, Flipkart

Mr Kabeer Biswas

Founder – Dunzo   

Mr Timo Salzsieder

CIO/CSO, Metro AG

Mr Vipual Sharma

Founder, Chqbook

Mr Alok Sharma

Executive Director, Supply Chain, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB)

Mr Vinod Mathur

Vice President Product Management, Blue Yonder India

Mr Sujeet Kumar

Co- Founder, Udaan

Mr Raghav Rao

CFO, Amazon

Mr Devendra Chawla

Managing Director and CEO -
Spencer’s Retail Limited and
Nature’s Basket Ltd

Ms Kavitha Rao

IKEA India

Mr Sudanva

Big Basket

Mr Sangeetha M

Past Chair CII Yi Bengaluru & CEO Foregreen Foods

Mr Srinivasan R

Professor of Strategy at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB)

Mr Abhishek Ganguly

Managing Director, Puma 

Mr Rajat Wahi

Partner, Deloitte Consulting, India

Mr Vipul Mathur

Head – Exclusive Lines, Lifestyle Business

Programme 

Day 1: 14 September 2021

1000 – 1110 Hrs

Inaugural Session

1000 – 1005 Hrs

Welcome Remarks

Mr Ramesh Ramadurai,

Chairman, CII Karnataka State Council &
Managing Director, 3M India Ltd

1005 – 1015 Hrs

Theme Address

Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan
Past President, CII & Chairman, Axilor Ventures &
Co- Founder, Infosys Ltd

1015 – 1025 Hrs

Special Address

Mr C K Ranganathan
Chairman, CII Southern Region &

Chairman & Managing Director, CavinKare Pvt Ltd

1025 – 1035 Hrs

Keynote Address 

Dr E V Ramana Reddy, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Commerce & Industries, IT, BT and S&T

Government of Karnataka

1035 – 1055 Hrs

Guest of Honour  

Dr C N Ashwath Narayan

Hon’ble Minister for IT, BT and S&T
Government of Karnataka

1055 – 1100 Hrs

Closing Remarks

Ms Jyothi Pradhan,
Vice Chairperson, CII Karnataka State Council &
CEO, Kurlon Enterprise Ltd

1130 – 1300 Hrs

Exclusive Dialogue on Disruptive Technologies

The Session brings out the use of innovative technologies and their potential to support the research and development of monitoring and surveillance activities associated with environmental impacts on health and within the health system. Its primary aim is to provide a review of disruptive technologies and their current uses in the environment and in healthcare. There is hope to be able to better assess which technologies might best be leveraged to advance this unique intersection of health and environment.

1130 – 1140 Hrs

Welcome remarks and context setting by moderator

Dr Taslimarif Saiyed
CEO & Director
C-CAMP

1140 – 1240 Hrs

Panelist:

·        Dr. Ezhil Subbian, CEO, String Bio Private Limited

·        Dr Shams Yazdani, Group Leader of the Microbial Engineering group & Coordinator of DBT-ICGEB Centre for Advanced Bioenergy Research International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

·        Dr Jogin Desai, Founder and CEO, Eyestem

·        Dr Sanjay Singh, CEO Gennova Biopharmaceuticals

·        Dr Santanu Dasgupta, Senior Vice President, Head of Synthetic Biology and Algae to Oil R&D Reliance Industries Limited

1240 – 1255 Hrs

Q&A

1255 – 1300 Hrs

Concluding Remarks

Dr Taslimarif Saiyed

CEO & Director
C-CAMP

1700 – 1830 Hrs

Panel Discussion on Innovation in Bangalore

The Central and State Governments have been emphasizing the idea of fostering innovation and the process has been included even at the policy level. At the strategic level, the country has been aggressively promoting “Make in India,” “Start-up India,” “Innovate India” and “Digital India” initiatives to further leverage India’s innovation performance. As the discussions taper to the Innovation ecosystem, Bengaluru has been synonymous and has been rightly called as the Innovation Hub of the country. Karnataka being one of the early adopters of the concept of Innovation, runs dedicated Startup cell, which fosters the ecosystem of Innovation quite determinedly. Known as the Silicon Valley of India, with great concentration of tech companies and startups, Bengaluru has been the Innovation hub of our country.

1700 – 1710 Hrs

Welcome remarks and context setting by moderator

Mr Deepak Padaki
Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy & Risk Officer

Infosys Ltd

1710 – 1815 Hrs

Panelists

·        Mr Jonathan Zadka, Consul General, Consulate General of the State of Israel

·        Mr Friedrich Birgelen, Deputy Consul General, German Consulate General Bengaluru

·        Mr KT Rajan, Deputy Head of Mission (DHM) & Cluster Head - Technology & Innovation for India & South Asia, UK

·        Mr Sam Freeman, Trade & Investment Commissioner,  Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

·        Dr Jacob Orberg, Counselor Innovation, Research and Higher Education Royal Danish Embassy

1815 – 1825 Hrs

Q&A

1825 – 1830 Hrs

Concluding Remarks

Mr Deepak Padaki

EVP, Chief Strategy & Risk Officer

Infosys Ltd

1830 – 2000 Hrs

CII – 3M Young Innovators Challenge Awards

1830 – 1835Hrs

Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan
Past President, CII & Chairman, Axilor Ventures &
Co- Founder, Infosys Ltd

1835 – 1840Hrs

Mr Ramesh Ramadurai,

Chairman, CII Karnataka State Council &
Managing Director, 3M India Ltd

1840 – 2000Hrs

Presentation by the Winners

Close of Day-1

Day 2: 15 September 2021

Parallel Session 1

Future of Healthcare

Parallel Session 2

Future of Automotive & Mobility

Parallel Session 3

Future of Financial Services

Day 3: 16 September 2021

Parallel Session 1

Future of Retail

Parallel Session 2

Future of Communications

Parallel Session 3

Future of Transportation

Day 4: 17 September 2021

Parallel Session 1

Future of Sustainability & Energy

Parallel Session 2

Future of Food Processing

Parallel Session 3

Future of Manufacturing

Day 5: 18 September 2021
1000 – 1100 Hrs Masterclass on “Innovation in Enterprises”
1000 – 1020 Hrs Introductory Remarks Dr Rishikesha Krishnan

Director, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

1020 – 1045 Hrs Panel Panelist

·        Mr Ravi Arora, Vice President, Group Innovation, Tata Sons

·        Dr Gopichand Katragadda CEO Myelin Foundry

1045 – 1055 Hrs Interaction
1055 – 1100 Hrs Concluding Remarks Dr Rishikesha Krishnan
1100 – 1200 Hrs Plenary Session with Venture Capitalists on “Bangalore as an Innovation Hub”

Bangalore has been one of the fastest growing technology clusters in the world and a hot spot for Startups, nationally and globally. Venture capital has been a key decisive factor that fosters the growth of start-ups and Bangalore has been a golden spot for VCs to invest in futuristic and pathbreaking startups that have been solving some challenging problem statements across the globe. Over the years, venture capital has been playing a critical role in evolving the Innovation ecosystem of our country and thus has been regulated constantly debated through the lenses of policy makers. The session shall deliberate on the potential of Venture Capital that shall further promote the Indian Innovation diaspora.

1100 – 1110 Hrs Opening remarks and context setting Mr Avnish Sabharwal

Managing Director, Accenture Ventures & Open Innovation

1110 – 1140 Hrs Panelists

·        Mr Ganapathy Venugopal, Co- Founder & CEO, Axilor Ventures

·        Mr Ashwin Raghuraman, Bharat Innovation Fund

·        Mr Naganand Doraswamy, Managing Partner & Founder, Ideaspring Capital

·        Ms Richa Natarajan, Partner - UC Growth Equity, Unitus Capital

1140 – 1150 Hrs Interaction
1150 – 1200 Hrs Closing Remarks Mr Avnish Sabharwal

Managing Director, Accenture Ventures & Open Innovation

1200 – 1300 Hrs Session on Cyber Security
1200 – 1210 Hrs Opening Remarks by Session Moderator Mr Vishal Salvi

CISO, Infosys Ltd

1210 – 1250 Hrs Panelist:

·        Prof. Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, IIIT Hyderabad

·        Mr Brijesh Dutta, EVP & CISO, Reliance Jio

·        Mr Abhishek Malhotra, Managing Partner, TMT law Practice

1250 – 1300 Hrs Concluding Remarks Mr Vishal Salvi

CISO, Infosys Ltd

 

1700 - 1830 Hrs

Plenary session on “Redefining Innovation for the Next World – Fostering Research & Development for the next World”

With newer sets of challenges and opportunities, the Global Industrial Ecosystem is going through a paradigm shift, where continuous Innovation is the key to survive and sustain through the emerging changes. While we craft the future of our Nation, being cognizant of the changing pace of change, Innovation across verticals shall reinforce the need to navigate through these challenges and emerge as a leader in the Global ecosystem. Research & Development coupled with disruptive technologies shall pave the way to redefine the Innovation for the new world. A culture of research & Development for innovation amongst the enterprises is to be fostered, which comes through diverse talent, risk-taking, and the creativity edge. It is also important for the organisations to embrace R&D as an enabler to foster the innovation ecosystem within, which supports to drive competitiveness and create new competencies and survive in this dynamic world of transformation.

1700 – 1705 Hrs Welcome Remarks by session moderator Dr Gopichand Katragadda

Co-Founder & CEO

Myelin Foundry

1705 – 1810 Hrs Panelists

·        Ms Poyni Bhat, CEO, Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT Bombay

·        Mr Krishnan Balasubramaniam, Professor, IIT Madras

·        Dr Kris Sridhar, Executive Director – Asia R&D Operations, 3M Asia

·        Dr Aloknath De, CTO, Samsung R&D

·        Ms Mili Srivastava, Partner, Procure, Invest in potential start ups, DIAGEO India Ventures

1810 – 1825 Hrs Interaction & Q&A
1825 – 1830 Hrs Concluding Remarks Dr Gopichand Katragadda
1830 – 1915 Hrs   Valedictory Session
1830 – 1835 Hrs Welcome Remarks Mr Ramesh Ramadurai

Chairman, CII Karnataka State Council & Managing Director,

3M India Ltd

1835 – 1845 Hrs Summit Sum – up Mr I Vijaya Kumar Ivaturi

CTO and Co-Founder,

Crayon Data 

1845 – 1855 Hrs Special Address Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan

Past President, CII & Chairman, Axilor Ventures & Co- Founder, Infosys Ltd

1855 – 1910 Hrs Valedictory Address Shri Murugesh Rudrappa Nirani

Hon’ble Minister for Large & Medium Industries

Government of Karnatak

1910 – 1915 Hrs Closing Remarks Ms Jyothi Pradhan

Vice Chairperson, CII Karnataka State Council & CEO,

Kurlon Enterprise Ltd