Seminar on Aerospace & Aviation Industry: Skill Development- Needs, Challenges, Opportunities, Road map and Way Forward


The Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC), under the aegis of its Aerospace Aviation Expert Committee is organizing a Seminar on Aerospace & Aviation Industry: Skill Development – Needs, Challenges, Opportunities, Road map and Way Forward. The Seminar focuses on addressing key drivers of skill initiatives in the Aerospace and Aviation Sector bringing together experts from Foreign OEMs, Private Sector and the Government facilitators who will deliberate upon the challenges and opportunities in the skill development sector which is gaining traction specially in view of the fact that the Aerospace & Aviation sector is going to boom in the coming years.

Date and Venue:  Friday, January 19, 2018 at 9.30 am at the Dr. V M Ghatge Convention Centre, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Old Airport Road, Marathalli Post, Bangalore.

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Chief Guest: Shri Anantkumar Hegde, MoS in Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, MSDE, GoI

Presided by: Mr. R V Deshpande, Hon’ble Minister of Medium & Heavy Industries, Govt. of Karnataka*

Guest of Honour: Mr. Sameer Shukla, IAS, Commissioner, Directorate of Employment and Training, Government of Karnataka 

Keynote Address: Mr. Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL and Chairman, AASSC 

Conference Chairman: Mr. Ashok Saxena, former MD – HAL, Bangalore Complex and Chairman, Aerospace Aviation Expert Committee, BCIC

*to be confirmed

aerospace aviation skills seminarTopics

  • Skill Development: Needs & opportunities
  • Skill challenges: Aerospace Manufacturing – Precision Machining, Fabrication & Composite skills
  • Aviation Sector: MRO – Growth opportunity & the challenges
  • Airline Operations meeting the demands of UDAN
  • Airport Management / Ground Handling
  • Role of industry / Trainers training / Academia in aviation skill development
  • Funding for Skill Projects: Role of Central & State Governments
  • Quality Management, Statutory and International
  • Approvals: Quality measurements in Aerospace
  • Skill Challenges – Aerospace OEM View
  • Aerospace Technology Management – Industry 4.0
  • Advanced ManufacturingIoT Solutions in Aerospace

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  • Ms. Vandana Aggarwal, Senior Economic Advisor, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India *
  • Mr. Amar Abrol, CEO, AirAsia India *
  • Mr. Srinivas Duvvuri, Director, Strategy & International Cooperation, Airbus India Operations *
  • Col. (Retd.) H S Shankar VSM, Chairman & Managing Director, Alpha Design Technologies* 
  • Mr. Sadanand Patil, Business Development Director – India, Ametek Instruments Pvt Ltd
  • Mr. Ankur Kanaglekar, Head – Strategy & Business Development, Boeing International Corporation India*
  • Mr. Wilson Thomas, Director and COO, Carl Zeiss India *
  • Mr. Deniz Alaric, Director, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP
  • Mr. Udayant Malhotra, CEO and MD, Dynamatic Technologies
  • Dr. Dewakar Goel, Executive Director, Indian Aviation Academy
  • Mr. P S Nair, CEO, Corporate Airport Sector, GMR Group
  • Mr. Luigi Celmi, Chief Executive Officer, ‎Lufthansa Technik Services India Pvt Ltd
  • Mr. Abhishek Hegde, Head Business Dev & Acct. Management function, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
  • Mr. Ashish Mishra, Chief Executive Officer, P3 Group GmbH
  • Mr. Franz Probst, Founder and Chairman, SkillSonics India
  • Mr. F R Singhvi, Jt. Managing Director, Sansera Engineering Pvt Ltd
  • Mr. K Gupta, Head Technical Services, Tata Advanced System
  • Mr. Chris Rao, Vice President and Country Head, UTC Aerospace Systems
  • Mr. A N Chandramouli, Co-Chairman, Aerospace Aviation Expert Committee, BCIC and Board Member, Starrag India
  • Mr. Peter Immanuel, CEO, AASSC
  • Mr. Arunakar Mishra, MD & CEO, Genser Aerospace & Information Technologies Pvt Ltd*:

*to be confirmed 

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Inclusive of 18% GST; The Cheque/DD should be drawn in favour of “Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce”


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Beneficiary NameBangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Bank NameSBI
MICR Code560002136
Account No10977255636

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