Time: 12:00 – 14:00 Registration for Delegates and Networking Lunch

Time: 14:00 – 14:05 Introduction by Dr. Amit Kapoor, President & CEO, India Council on Competitiveness

Time: 14:05 – 14:25

Opening Keynote by Arvind Virmani, Former Chief Economic Advisor, Government of India

Time: 14:25 – 14:40 Keynote by Wilfried Aulbur, MD, Roland Berger on the release of the book titled “Riding the Tiger”

Time: 14:40 – 15:20 Panel Discussion on “Innovation, Intellectual Property and Value Creation”. In association with IIM Indore.

The session focusses on how to increase business value through innovation, the complications organisations face in developing new products and technologies & the importance of innovation in creating competitive advantage.

  • Ankit Oberoi, Co-Founder adpushp
  • Abhinav Sinha, Eko Financial Services
  • Ganesh Suryanarayanan, Group Technology & Innovation Office, Tata Sons
  • Rajesh Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, Ion Exchange (India) Ltd
  • Vaitheeswaran S, CEO, Manipal Global Education Services
  • Shashank Surana, Vice President, New Product Development, DS Group

Moderated by Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIM Indore

Time: 15:20 – 15:40 Keynote by Ravi Venkatesan, Chairman, Bank of Baroda

Time: 15:40 – 16:20 Panel Discussion on Role of Innovation in State Competitiveness, Competitive Advantage of firms, and Rise of New Industries 

The session focusses of three important aspects of innovation-innovation environment at the state level, role of sectoral innovation and firms in enhancing state competitiveness and finally innovation policies at both state level and union level

  • Amiee Aloi, Associate Vice President, PhRMA
  • Himanshu Jain, MD/VP – South East Asia & Indian Sub-continent, Sealed Air
  • Sanjiv Navangul, Managing Director, Janssen India, Johnson & Johnson India
  • Amitabh Thakur, CEO, Gamchha
  • Amit Kharbanda, Managing Director, MyBox Technologies
  • Ashim Roy, CEO & co-founder, Uber Diagnostics

Moderated by Anil Padmanabhan, Deputy Managing Editor, Mint

Time: 16:20 – 16:45

Tea/Coffee Break

Time: 16:45 – 17:15

Talk on “Unconscious Leadership” by Santhosh Babu, MD, OD Alternatives

Time: 17:15 – 17:55

Panel Discussion on “Social Progress and Shared Value”

The session focuses on two key aspects. One, what is the role and significance of Social Progress Index as a complementary tool to GDP for assessing the social and environmental performance at global, national and sub-national levels. Second, how shared value orientation enables the strategic shift towards creating new business models around the underserved social and environmental needs?

  • Shelly Batra, Co-founder & President, Operation Asha
  • Vineet Rai, Founder, Intellecap – Aavishkaar Group
  • Kollegal V. Raghavendra, Chairman & CEO, Narmada Jhabua Gramin Bank
  • Anita Arjundas, CEO, Mahindra Lifespace Developers Limited
  • Sunil Kataria, Business Head, India & SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products Limited

Moderated by  Sundeep Khanna, Consulting Editor, Mint

Time: 17:55 – 18:15

Talk on “Visual Thinking” by Maarten Koomans

Time: 18:15 – 18:55

Panel Discussion on “Strategy, Business Models, Trade-offs, Positioning and Fit”

The ideais to understand issues pertaining to offensive and defensive action, how entrepreneurs find unique value, drive change within the industry, exploit change & influence the balance. How trade offs define consistency in a strategy with choices and how fit defines competitive advantage by building a deeper understanding of activities.

  • Rostow Ravanan, CEO & Managing Director, Mindtree
  • Angshu Mallick, COO, Adani Wilmar Limited
  • Bhasker Iyer, CEO, Abbott India Limited
  • M K Anand, MD & CEO, TIMES Network
  • Ramakrishna Nishtala, MD & CEO, Vistaar Finance

Moderated by Sukumar Ranganathan, Editor, Mint

Time: 18:55 – 19:10

Keynote by Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK and Chairman, YES Institute

Time: 19:10 – 19:15 Introduction of Professor Michael E. Porter

Time: 19:15 – 20:00

Keynote Address by Professor Michael E. Porter

Time: 20:00 – 20:15

Q & A with Michael E. Porter led by Sukumar Ranganathan, Editor, Mint

Time: 20:15 – 20:30

Keynote by Hon’ble Minister Shri Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India

Time: 20:30 – 20:55

Porter Prize Ceremony, Congratulating the winning enterprises by Professor Michael E. Porter

Time: 20:55 – 21:00

Vote of Thanks & Announcing the Porter Prize 2017 by Dr. Amit Kapoor, Honorary Chairman of Institute for Competitiveness, India; President & CEO, India Council on Competitiveness

Time: 21:00 Onwards

Chairman’s Dinner hosted by Wilfried Aulbur, Chairman, India Council On Competitiveness


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