Agenda 2018 – Porter Prize

Time: 01:00 – 02:00

Registration for Delegates & Networking Lunch

Time – 02:00 – 02:05

Dr. Amit Kapoor, Chair, Institute for Competitiveness

Time – 02:05 – 02:25

Anil Gupta, Founder, Honey Bee Network

Time – 02:25 – 03:10

THE CONTEXT: The idea of Reason, Science & Progress

The world is changing around us at breakneck speeds. The tenacious march of science and technology has given us new and innovative ways of dealing with societal issues. How can we do the same in low resource settings with unique business models?

  • Neeraj Jain, Country Director-India, PATH
  • Ajit Phadnis, Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences, IIM Indore
  • Parag Agarwal, CEO, Janajal
  • Atindriya Bose, CEO, Trringo (Mahindra Farm Equipment)
  • Himanshu Jain, President APAC, Diversey

Moderated by Anurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld & Exchange4Media

Time – 03:10 – 03:55

COMPETITIVENESS: Triumph of Regions

From Silicon Valley to Bangalore, locations have played an enabling role in driving industrial agglomeration. Why and how are firms driven to particular places? What are the determining factors for firms to identify the right locations?

  • Siddhartha Rastogi, Professor, Economics, IIM Indore
  • Kavinder Singh, CEO & MD, Club Mahindra
  • Prashant Jain, JMD & CEO, JSW Energy
  • Yatindra Sharma, MD, KHS Machinery
  • Meera Shenoy, Founder & CEO, Youth4Jobs

Moderated by Amit Kapoor, Chair, Institute for Competitiveness

Time – 03:55 – 04:40

TALENT: Rise of Creative Class

Creation of adequate talent has always been a challenge for India. Now, with the changing nature of work after the advent of robotics and artificial intelligence, the workforce needs to be attuned with the commensurate capabilities. Will India manage to reap the demographic dividend?

  • Sanjiv Navangul, MD, Janssen
  • Jaideep Devare, MD, Mahindra Insurance Brokers
  • Srinivas Gunta, Professor, Strategic Management, IIM Indore
  • Ashok Kumar Nedurumalli, Co-Founder & MD, Team Lease
  • Sujata Deshmukh, CEO, OD Alternatives Consultancy

Moderated by Anurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld & Exchange4Media

Time – 04:40 – 05:00

Rishikesha Krishnan, Director, IIM Indore & Rohit Bansal, Head of Communications, Reliance

Time – 05:00 – 05:45

INNOVATION: The Age of Disruption

Prosperity is created and not inherited. Creating prosperity requires adoption of innovative means to use existing resources in the most efficient way. How can innovative business models be used to aid along that developmental path?

  • Pankaj Kumar Gupta, CTO, GNFC
  • Anil Gupta, Founder, Honey Bee Network
  • NA Ansari, CEO-Steel, Jindal Steel & Power
  • Ajay Mehra, MD South Asia, Bombardier

Moderated by Anurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld & Exchange4Media

Time – 05:45 – 06:05

Whitney Johnson, Founder & CEO, WLJ Advisors

Time – 06:05 – 06:25

Whitney Johnson and Deepak Jayaraman, Transition Advisor

Time – 06:25 – 06:35

Nikhil Gandhi, Vice President, Times Network

Time – 06:35 – 06:55

Shri. Bibek Debroy, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (PMEAC)

Release of report on “Social Progress of Districts of India”

Time – 07:00 – 08:00

Michael Porter, Professor Harvard Business School on “Augmented Reality & Strategy”

Time – 08:00 – 08:30

Q & A with Michael Porter led by Dr. Bibek Debroy, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (PMEAC)

Time – 08:30 – 09:00

#PorterPrize 2018 & IFC-Times Network Strategy Awards

Time – 09:00 onwards

Networking Dinner

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