“The ET Aerospace and Defence Summit 2021”
The Indian aerospace & defence manufacturing sector has seen exponential growth in the last few years. In this light, The Economic Times Aerospace & Defence Summit 2021 (ET ADS 2021) aims to bring together industry experts on one platform to deliberate on the growth opportunities while dealing successfully with the challenges. The event will be held virtually in September.
Today, the sector is on the verge of transformation, powered by important Government initiatives like ‘Make in India’ and ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ Abhiyaan (Self Reliant India Campaign). According to Government estimates, the Aerospace and Defence industry in India is likely to reach a market size of US$70 billion by 2030.
The summit would also provide a platform for learning and networking
influential gathering of defence and aerospace professionals
agenda of keynote speeches and industry interviews, high-level panel discussions, and sector-specific conference streams
speakers and delegates would make Summit a fertile ground for sharing innovations in development
The Summit will feature strategy-driven discussions focused on Renewal, Opportunities, Parallel Industries, Digital and Security. The summit would also provide a platform for learning and networking as part of the most influential gathering of defence and aerospace professionals from India. The summit would cover the most pressing issues facing the sector across an agenda of keynote speeches and industry interviews, high-level panel discussions, and sector-specific conference streams.
Wing Commander Shashikant Koppikar, VM, (Retd), Indian Air Force
Dr Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Government of India
Dr Sudhir Kumar Mishra, Distinguished Scientist & Director General (BrahMos), DRDO and CEO & MD, BrahMos Aerospace
SP Shukla, Chairman – Mahindra Defence, Mahindra Aero & Mahindra Sanyo Special Steels and Chairman – FICCI National Committee on Defence & Aerospace
Sunil Misra, Director General, Society of Indian Defence Manufacturer (SIDM)
Session Chair: Wing Commander Shashikant Koppikar, VM, (Retd), Indian Air Force
R Madhavan, Chairman and MD, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd
Kaustubh Shukla, Advisor & Former COO, Godrej & Boyce
Erik Goedhart, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Aerospace, Kuehne + Nagel
Lt Gen P R Shankar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retired), Former Director General of Artillery
Puneet Kaura, Managing Director & CEO, Samtel Avionics Ltd
JD Patil, Whole-time Director and Senior Executive Vice President, (Defence Business & Smart Technology Businesses), L&T, Chairman, Indian Space Association [ISpA] and President, Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM)
Moderator – Rahul Kamat, Editor – B2B Division, Worldwide Media
Neel Mehta, Co-Founder & Director, Asteria UAV
Ankit Mehta, Co-Founder & CEO, ideaForge
Yogesh Ramanathan, Founder and CEO, Vinata Aero Mobility
Moderator: Wing Commander Shashikant Koppikar, VM, (Retd), Indian Air Force
Anuj Prasad, Head-Aerospace & Defence, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Rachit Bhatnagar, CEO, Aerospace & Aviation Sector Skill Council
The ET Aerospace and Defence Summit 2021 is the perfect stage for you to promote your brand as a leader in developing new technologies to key influencers and decision-makers within the aerospace industry.
The Summit is structure to forge collaborative relationships that will impact the strategic direction of companies within the sector, deconstructing business models and building flexible, proactive visions of emerging opportunities in the future.
The depth of experience of our speakers and delegates would make Summit a fertile ground for sharing innovations in development, business and financing strategies.