Pro MFG Next Wave Leadership Conclave Comes to Vadodara

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Niranjan Mudholkar

After the resounding success of the Pune Edition in June 2022, the Pro MFG Next Wave Leadership Conclave is all set to shine in Gujarat’s historic city of Vadodara at the Sayaji Hotel on 14th October. Seats are filling up fast. Register now at this link:

September 2022: The Pune Edition of the Pro MFG Next Wave Leadership Conclave 2022 was successfully conducted on 10th June at Novotel. Organized under the theme of “Becoming Agile, Resilient and Global”, this unique platform brought together some of the most prominent industry leaders and top partners in the interest of the Indian manufacturing industry.

The Objective

As the top knowledge sharing platform for the top manufacturing professionals, the Pro MFG Next Wave Leadership Conclave 2022 engages with industry captains to understand how they are ensuring that their organizations are comprehensively ready for the Next Wave of challenges and growth. These leaders endeavour to create a roadmap for the future of Indian manufacturing.

Our Speakers at Pune

At the Keynote Panel Discussion in Pune, some of the top notch CEOs deliberate on ‘Make in India, Make for the World’. They spoke about how India based manufacturing organizations can achieve global recognition. The Keynote Panel Discussion at Pune included speakers Rajinder Singh Bhatia, President & CEO, Defence & Aerospace, RK Behera, Founder & Chairman – RSB Group, Hemant Watve, Chairman and Managing Director, Wilo Mather and Platt Pumps Pvt. Limited, Vasanth Kamath, President, Brose India, and Sanjeev Malhotra, CEO, Centre of Excellence for IoT & AI, NASSCOM. The discussion was moderated by Niranjan Mudholkar, Editorial Director, Pro MFG Media.

At the Leadership Panel Discussion in Pune, manufacturing honchos will discuss the event theme of ‘Becoming Agile, Resilient and Global’. Esteemed panellists included: Ganesh Shinkre, CEO - Western India, SFO Technologies Limited, Dr. Sandeep Waykole, Business Director & Global Program Director, Faurecia Clarion Electronics, Sandhya Pande, Director and Site Leader - Connected Care Business, Philips, Sunil Ramchandra Beloshe, AVP - Operation and Location Head – Godrej and Boyce Mfg Co Ltd., Appliance Division, Wing Satara, Krishnan Ramachandran, Head of World Class Manufacturing, Fiat India Automobiles, and Vikas Anwekar, VP Key Accounts - India and APAC, Lincode. The discussion was moderated by Manish Kulkarni, Director, Pro MFG Media.

At Dream Big Panel in Pune, leaders from some of the finest emerging and evolving manufacturing businesses got together to share insights on how they “Go Big, Go Digital, Go Global”. The illustrious speakers included: Mohini Kelkar, Chairperson - Western Region, IMTMA & Director, Grind Master Machines, Milind Kank, Managing Director, Yeshshree Press Comps, and Rujuta Prakash Jagtap, Executive Director, Saj Test Plant Pvt Ltd. The panel will be moderated by Niranjan Mudholkar of Pro MFG.

Confirmed Speakers at Vadodara

The Vadodara Edition is shaping up extremely well and some of the finest thought leaders from various sectors of the manufacturing industry have confirmed their participation at the Conclave. Some of these include:

Rishikesh Jaiwant, Member of the Board of Directors, Baxter Pharmaceuticals India

Kumaradevan Srinivasan, President – Manufacturing, Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited

Kavishwar Kalambe, Site Director, Huntsman Corporation

Manish Manek, Chief VLE, MG Motor India Pvt Ltd

Raghavendra Naik, Global Head - Manufacturing Excellence, PGP Glass Ltd

Jignesh Mistry, Head, Industrial Engineering & Lean Manufacturing, Schaeffler India Limited

Vikas Gupta, Founder, CEO & CFO, eAshwa Automotive Pvt. Ltd

Akash Khandelwal, COO, Engineering Business, UFlex

Sunil Kumar, Assistant Vice President-Operations, Somany Ceramics Ltd

Nitish Chakravarty, Site Director, Centrient Pharmaceuticals.

Our Partners

Partners for the Pune Edition included: Gold Partners – Lincode India as well as Markforged & Phillips Machine Tools, Industry Partners – Tata Tele Business Services as well as Hercules Hoists, Exhibit Partner – Parentheses Systems and Knowledge Partner – Center for Industry 4.0.

Partners for the Vadodara Edition are: Gold Partner –, Knowledge Partners – c4i4 (Centre for industry 4.0) & IITI DRISHTI CPS Foundation – IIT Indore, and Association Partner – NASSCOM CoE IoT & AI.

The Smart Manufacturing Quiz

One of the highlights of the Pro MFG Next Wave Leadership Conclave 2022 is the Smart Manufacturing Quiz where all registered delegates get a chance to demonstrate their knowledge and speed to win exciting prizes. Delegates can participate in the Team Competition as well as in the Individual Contest. There is no entry fee! While the Smart Manufacturing Quiz was a runaway success, the organizers are confident that the Quiz will set new records at the Vadodara Edition!

Why Attend?

Engage and Discuss with Industry Leaders
Learn from the Experts who Matter,
Network and Collaborate with Peers,
Understand the Shift in Manufacturing Practices,
Identify and Capture the Future Trends,
Meet New Relevant Business Partners,
Showcase your Knowledge
Win exciting Prizes!

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