India ASEAN Engineering Partnership Summit


The Inaugural session of India ASEAN Engineering Partnership Summit & Release of E-Book on India ASEAN trade

24-Aug-2021 10 : 00 - 11 : 00

Invited speakers

  • Mr. Mahesh Desai, Cairman, EEPC India.
  • Mr. T. S. Bhasin, Chairman - Territorial Committee on Trade with ASEAN.
  • Senior officials from Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.
  • Senior officials from Department of Commerce, Government of India.
  • Release of EEPC India E-Book on India ASEAN trade.
  • Vote of thanks by Mr. Arun Kumar Garodia, Vice Chairman, EEPC India.
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Day I: Theme – Current cooperation sets the foundation for future aspirations24-Aug-2021

Session I

India’s “Act East” policy and its implications on the regional manufacturing activities and future growth potential between India and ASEAN

24-Aug-2021 11 : 30 - 13 : 00

Confirmed Speakers

  • Dr. Bipin Menon, Development Commissioner, SEZ Noida, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.  
  • Dr. Nilanjan Ghosh. Director, Observer Research Foundation, Kolkata.
  • Professor Dr. Biswajit Nag, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi.
  • Professor Dr. Gurudas Das, Associate Professor, National Institute of Technology, Silchar.
  • Professor Dr. Saon Ray, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, New Delhi.
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Session II

10 Years of India-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement: Implications for Engineering Manufacturing – its present Status and the Way Forward

24-Aug-2021 14 : 00 - 15 : 30

Confirmed Speakers

  • Professor Prabir De, Professor, Asean-India Centre at Research and Information System for Developing Countries, New Delhi. 
  • Professor Amita Batra, Professor, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Dr. Rajan Sudesh Ratna, Economic Officer, UNESCAP, New Delhi.
  • Professor C Veeramani, Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai.
  • Dr. Piti Srisangnam, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.

Session III

Enhancing India – ASEAN trade in engineering and allied sectors

24-Aug-2021 15 : 30 - 17 : 00

Confirmed Speakers

  • Address by Mr. N. Ramesh, Deputy Managing Director, EXIM Bank on ‘New Financial Structures for Increasing India’s Exports to the ASEAN Countries’.
  • Address by Mr. Sunil Joshi, Executive Director, ECGC India on the Role of Export Credit Insurance as the key enabler towards achieving target trade between India & ASEAN of US$ 300 Billion by 2025.
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Day II Theme – Strengthening Opportunities & Prospects in the Growth Triangle region ie. Singapore, Malaysia & Indonesia25-Aug-2021

Session IV

India - Singapore: Strengthening the prospects of potential partnerships in engineering and advanced manufacturing

25-Aug-2021 10 : 00 - 11 : 30

Confirmed Speakers

  • H.E. Mr. P. Kumaran, High Commissioner of India to Singapore.
  • Mr. Manendran Reddy, Head of Ecosystem, National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC). 
  • Mr. Omar Shahzad (CEO, Meinhardt Group), Country Chair, Singapore, ASEAN Young Entrepreneur Council - Singapore Business Federation, Singapore. 
  • Mr. Lawrence Pek, Secretary General, Singapore Manufacturing Federation on Emerging Technologies and Market trends in Engineering manufacturing in Singapore.

Session V

India - Malaysia: Opening the new areas in the engineering trade

25-Aug-2021 14 : 00 - 15 : 30

Confirmed Speakers

  • Ms. Archana Nair, Deputy High Commissioner, Indian High Commission, Malaysia.
  • Presentation by Mr. Dato Ts. Madani Sahari, Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Automotive Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii).
  • Mr. Well Kam, National President, Malaysia Small and Medium Enterprises Association, (SAMENTA).
  • Speaker from Malaysia International Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
  • Success Story.

Session VI

India - Indonesia: Expanding the 70 year diplomatic and commercial partnership with special focus on engineering

25-Aug-2021 15 : 30 - 17 : 00

Invited Speakers

  • Address by H.E. Mr. Manoj Kumar Bharti, Ambassador, Embassy of India, Jakarta, Indonesia. 
  • Embassy of Indonesia in New Delhi.
  • EEPC India Presentation on Trade & Potential with Indonesia.
  • Presentation by Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board.
  • Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • Success stories of Indian companies operating in Indonesia.

Day III - Theme – Strengthening the Opportunities & Prospects in frontier & emerging manufacturing economies of CLMV(Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar & Vietnam), Thailand, Philippines & Brunei26-Aug-2021

Session VII

CLMV: India's frontier market for forging engineering partnerships and trade

26-Aug-2021 10 : 00 - 11 : 30

Invited Speakers

  • Embassy of India in Myanmar.
  • H.E. Mr. Dinkar Asthana, Ambassador of India in Lao PDR.
  • Embassy of India in Vietnam.
  • Address by Embassy of India in Cambodia.
  • EEPC India Presentation on Trade & Potential with CLMV countries.
  • Address by Ms. Truong Bich Ngoc, Deputy Director General, International Cooperation Department, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
  • Mr. Oudet SOUVANNAVONG, President of LNCCI (Laos National Chamber of Commerce & Industry).
  • Success story - Mr. Rajiv Nischal, CGM, Managing Director, ONGC Videsh – Country Manager, Myanmar.
  • Success Story - Mr. Parth Krishna, Business Management Officer, Bajaj Cambodia.

Session VIII

Brunei: Country Session with Brunei on Engineering Partnerships

26-Aug-2021 12 : 00 - 13 : 00

Invited Speakers

  • Address by H.E. Mr. Ajaneesh Kumar, High Commissioner of India to Brunei.
  • Address by High Commission of Brunei in New Delhi.
  • EEPC India Presentation on Trade & Potential with Brunei.
  • Address by Ministry of Development, Brunei.
  • Address by India Chamber of Commerce, Brunei Darussalam.
  • Address by Brunei Darussalam International Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • Address by PUJA – Surveying, Engineering and Architects Association of Brunei.
  • Address by M/s Serikandi Oil Field Services.

Session IX

Strengthening India - Thailand Bilateral Engineering Ties

26-Aug-2021 13 : 30 - 15 : 30

Invited Speakers

  • H.E. Mrs. Suchitra Durai, Ambassador of India to Thailand.
  • Embassy of Thailand in New Delhi.
  • EEPC India Presentation on Trade & Potential with Thailand.
  • Federation of Thai Industries.
  • Thailand Board of Investment. 
  • Thai Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade of Thailand.
  • Success stories of major Indian companies operating in Thailand.
  • Mr. Rajiv Mangal, President & CEO, Tata Steel (Thailand)
  • Mr. Remko Vleesch Dubois, CEO, Kirloskar Brothers (Thailand) Limited

Session X

Philippines: Enhancing India-Philippines Bilateral Engineering Trade

26-Aug-2021 15 : 30 - 17 : 00

Invited Speakers

  • Embassy of India Manila, Philippines.
  • Philippine Embassy in New Delhi.
  • EEPC India Presentation on Trade & Potential with Philippines.
  • Presentation by Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • Philippine Exporters Confederation.
  • Success stories of major Indian companies operating in Philippines.

Day IV – Theme – Innovation & Technologies – The new frontier in trade opportunities and future partnership prospects27-Aug-2021

Session XI

India-ASEAN Technology Collaboration: Focus on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing

27-Aug-2021 10 : 00 - 11 : 30

Confirmed Speakers

  • Mr. Harish Mehra, Global Head , Industry 4.0 practice, Tata Consultancy Service (TCS).
  • Mr. Sameer Prakash, Head Digital Enterprise, Siemens Ltd.
  • Mr. Asish Adhikari (General Manager & Industry 4.0 Solution Head), Wipro Ltd.
  • Mr. Dato Ts. Madani Sahari, Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Automotive Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii).

Session XII

Strengthening the Role of MSMEs in the India-ASEAN Regional value Chain

27-Aug-2021 11 : 30 - 13 : 00

Invited Speakers

  • Mr. Neeraj Bansal, COO - India Global & Head ASEAN Corridor, KPMG. 
  • Dr. Subash Sasidharan, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
  • Dr. Jayant Menon, Visiting Senior Fellow, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore.
  • Prof. Faisal Ahmed, Fore School of Management.
  • MSME Success Story.