Porter Prize 2013

Time: 14:00 onwards

Registration for Porter Prize

Time: 16:00 – 16:05

Opening and Welcome Remarks Dr Amit Kapoor, Institute for Competitiveness, India

Time: 16:05 – 16:10

Welcome Address by Ajay Nambiar, Chief Service Officer, Emaar MGF Land Limited

Time: 16:10 – 16:20

Address by Suhel Seth, Managing Partner, Counselage India

Time: 16:20 – 17:00

Industry Dynamics and Architectural Shifts

Discussion points: Strategic positions opened up by change in context, customers & competition; Changes that would fundamentally alter the industry structure; The effect of technology change on business models

  • Vinod Sawhny, Former Member of Airtel Management Board
  • Ravi Varanasi, Chief- Business Development, NSE
  • Himanshu Jain, VP – Indian sub continent, Sealed Air
  • Subramanian N N, Director – Financial Services, Maveric Systems
  • Moses Manoharan, Editor-in-Chief, Global Dialogue Review
  • Mahendra Swarup, Chairman, Indian Venture Capital Association

Moderated by Christopher Doyle, Managing Director, Dynamic Results

Time: 17:00 – 17:40

Tradeoffs and Choices

Discussion points: An essential part of strategy is choosing what not to do; Strategy it is about making choices or about tradeoffs; Tradeoffs are incompatibilities between strategic positions that create a need for choice; Tradeoffs could arise of incompatibilities, inconsistencies in image or reputation

  • Gerd Hoefner, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Technology and Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • BK Sethuram, Vice President, Dow Coatings and Construction, Dow India.
  • Pramoud Rao, Promoter-Managing Director, Zicom Group
  • Ravi Begur, Head IT & Sustainability, Mahindra Logistics
  • Pankaj Phatarphod, MD, RBS

Moderated by Anil Padmanabhan, Deputy Managing Editor, MINT

Time: 18:05 – 18:25

Fit and Synergies

Discussion points: Synergies and fit are created through consistency between activities; Activities are reinforcing and create sustainability; Optimization of effort leads to better productivity; Fit and synergies lead to sustainable competitive advantage

  • CVL Srinivas, CEO, Group M, South Asia
  • Sunand Sharma, Country President, Alstom
  • Rajiv Bajaj, Principal, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
  • V Shankar, MD, Rallis
  • Dr. K Ramamurthy, CEO, Projects, Emaar MGF Land Limited

Moderated by Annurag Batra, Media Entrepreneur

Time: 18:20 – 18:40

Address by Nadir Godrej, Managing Director of Godrej Industries and Chairman, Godrej Agrovet

Time: 18:40 – 19:00

Address by Dr Devi Shetty, MD, Narayana Health

Time: 19:00 – 19:05

Introducing Professor Michael E. Porter

Time: 19:05 – 19:45

Keynote Address by Professor Michael E. Porter

Time: 19:45 – 20:00

Q & A with Michael E. Porter

Time: 20:00 – 20:20

Time: 20:20 – 20:30

Address by Guest of Honour Padam Shri Dr. Pritam Singh

Time: 20:30 – 20:35

Speech by Chief GuestShri Uday Pratap Singh, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha

Time: 20:35 – 20:40

Vote of Thanks Adrian Hardwick-Jones, Chief of Design, Emaar MGF Land Limited

Time: 20:40 – 20:45

Closing Address & Unveiling the Power of the Porter Prize 2014 and IFC – Mint Strategy Awards by Dr Amit Kapoor, Honorary Chairman, Institute for Competitiveness, India

Time: 20:45 onwards

Cocktails & Dinner

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