By the Members, of the Members & for the Members



1 - 2 ( Thu - Fri ) February 2018 | The Leela Palace Chennai

Driving Indian Tooling Industry - Opportunities and Challenges

Day 1 - 1st February 2018

09:00 Hrs 09:45 Hrs   Registration & High Tea
09:45 Hrs 10:00 Hrs   Inaugural, light lamping
      National Anthem
10:00 Hrs 10:10 Hrs PS Welcome address DK Sharma - President, TAGMA India
10:10 Hrs 10:20 Hrs CGS Chief Guest Speech Steffen Heim, Executive Director, Corporate Purchasing, Volkswagen India
10:20 Hrs 10:30 Hrs GOH1 Guest of honour speech S Ganesh Mani, Sr Vice President, Production, Hyundai Motor India
10:30 Hrs 10:40 Hrs GOH2 Guest of honour speech Harish Laxman, Vice Chairman, Rane Group
10:40 Hrs 10:50 Hrs KA1 Keynote address Pulkit Datta, Head of Sales & Marketing - Speciality Steel Divsison, Hitachi Metals India Pvt Ltd
10:50 Hrs 11:00 Hrs VoT Vote of Thanks D Ravi - Chairman of ITS 2018 Committee
11:00 Hrs 11:15 Hrs   Tea Break 1-1
11:15 Hrs 12:00 Hrs PD1 Panel Discussion 1 Digital Manufacturing -Way ahead Pankaj Gauba I Autodesk I Head - Digital Manufacturing
Ankit Sahu I Objectify Technologies I Founder Managing Director
Armin Wiedenegger I Bohler Uddelholm I Strategy & Business Management
A Dayanand Reddy I Vasantha Tool Crafts I Managing Director
Jose Varghese I DMG Mori India I Head - Application Technolgy
Pravin Pathak I Robert Bosch India I General Manager - Industry 4.0
12:00 Hrs 12:30 Hrs TS1 Technical Session - 1 Hitachi Metals India + Goel Steel Company

Osamu Kanechika

Advanced material solutions for PDC or Press tool & good heat treatment procedures and surface quoting options.,

12:30 Hrs 13:00 Hrs TS2 Technical Session - 2 Makino

Hidehiko Yamamoto

New technologies to higher efficiency in Die Mold manufacturing processes”

13:00 Hrs 13:55 Hrs Lunch Break
13:55 Hrs 14:15 Hrs TS3 Session - 3 VEM Tooling India Pvt Ltd

Marc Weinmann

Benchmarking of Global toolrooms Vs Indain toolrooms

14:15 Hrs 15:00 Hrs PD2 Panel Discussion 2 Indian Tooling Industry - Opportunities and Challenges
Ashim Sharma I Nomura Research I Partner & Group Head
M M Singh I IACE Gujarat I CEO
Niklhi Kumar I Reydel Automotive I Director
Nilesh Vedak I Alstom Transport I Director
P Pandidurai I Whirlpool Corporate I Director
15:00 Hrs 15:30 Hrs TS4 Technical Session - 4 Autodesk India Pvt Ltd

Pankaj Gauba
The future of manufacturing : get ready to make anyting

Sachin Fulsundar
Mold flow for Tool & Die

15:30 Hrs 16:00 Hrs TS5 Technical Session - 5 MASTIP Technology Limited

Paul Altorf

Innovation as a Key Driver for Hot Runner Solutions in India.

16:00 Hrs 16:15 Hrs   Tea-Break 1-2
16:15 Hrs 16:45 Hrs TS6 Technical Session - 6 Anand Mould Steels Pvt Ltd

Ashish Bhansali

Selection of right grade for individual application

16:45 Hrs 17:15 Hrs TS7 Technical Session - 7 Mold-Masters India

Kannan Venkatraman

Hot Runner Technology – in today’s Plastic industry

17:15 Hrs 18:00 Hrs   Break
18:00 Hrs 19:00 Hrs   Felicitation of Senior Leaders & Entertainment
19:00 Hrs 22:00 Hrs   Entertainment - Networking - Cocktail cum Dinner

Day 2 - 2nd February 2018

09:00 Hrs 09:30 Hrs   Registration
09:30 Hrs 09:45 Hrs   Opening remarks
09:45 Hrs 10:15 Hrs TS8 Technical Session - 8 Bohler Uddeholm India Pvt Ltd

Armin Wiedenegger

Opportunities & Challenges of Additive Manufacturing in Moulds & Die making

10:15 Hrs 10:45 Hrs TS9 Technical Session - 9 Millutensil SRL, Italy

Veronica Just

Benefits, best practices and case studies – Spotting presses for Molds and Dies

10:45 Hrs 11:30 Hrs PD3 Panel Discussion 3 Indian Tooling Industry - Customer expectations

Mittul Soni I Nagata India I Managing Director
Ajay Kumar Tannu I Executive Director I OMRBAGLA
Mahesh M I General Manager I Visteon Electronics
Thej Kumar I General Manager I Toyoda Gosei
V Srinivasan I Vice President I TIDC India

11:30 Hrs 11:45 Hrs   Tea Break 2-1
11:45 Hrs 12:15 Hrs TS10 Technical Session - 10 Schmolz + Bickenbach

Umesh Godbole

High end Tool Steel Solutions from SCHMOLZ +BICKENBACH Group

12:15 Hrs 12:45 Hrs TS11 Technical Session - 11 Strömsholmen AB , Sweden

Zoltan Pap

Innovative and Flexible forming solutions for stamping dies

12:45 Hrs 13:05 Hrs TS12 Technical Session - 12 Godrej

Vijay Kumar Saboo

Smart Dies

13:05 Hrs 13:50 Hrs   Lunch Break
13:50 Hrs 14:05 Hrs TS13 Session - 13 Citi Bank

Gobinath Pathmanathan

Emerging Trends in Commercial Banking

14:05 Hrs 14:20 Hrs TS14 Session - 14 NRI Consulting & Solutions India

Ashim Sharma

Development of tooling ecosystem in India

14:20 Hrs 14:50 Hrs TS15 Technical Session - 15 KIND&Co, Germany

Christoph Muller

Hot Stamping of UHSS steel and need for specialised toolings and raw material,

14:50 Hrs. 15:10 Hrs. TS16 Session - 16 IDJ Associates

Daniel Jacob

Enterprise Leadersship - motivational actions

15:10 Hrs. 15:25 Hrs.   Tea Break 2-2
15:25 Hrs. 16:10 Hrs. PD4 Panel Discussion 4 Impact of EV on Tooling Industry
Sumantra B Barooah I AUTOCAR Professional I Associate Editior
Karthik A I Ashok Leyland I General Manager - EV & e-mobility solutions
M J Purohit I Managing Director I Axiom Energy Conversion Limited
Debi Prasad Dash I Director I India Energy Storage Alliance
Nitin Gupta I Manager I Nomura Research Institute
16:10 Hrs 16:20 Hrs   Closing Session
16:20 Hrs 16:30 Hrs   Vote of Thanks