Product Development Management Association-India, the Indian affiliate of PDMA, USA in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) is organizing a one-day “PDMA-India International Conference 2017” on 30th December 2017 at IITM.
The core theme of the conference is "Building New Product Development (NPD) Excellence" focusing on the NPD best practices, unravelled by speakers from industries and academia. About 150 NPD professionals from across India, representing different industries are expected to participate in this conference. All the sessions are aligned with PDMA Body of Knowledge [NPD Strategy, Portfolio Management, New Product Process, NPD Methods and Metrics, New Product Market Research, Life-Cycle Management and NPD Teams and Culture] which provides a comprehensive overview of New Product Development with practical insights. One session is exclusively designed to give an overview on New Product Development Professional [NPDP] Certification - a gold standard in New Product Development.
Who Should Attend?C-Level Executives, Product Managers, Product Owners, R&D or NPD Teams, Marketing Managers, Academia, Entrepreneurs and those who are passionate about New Product Development.
For more details about the conference, please feel free to email us at email@example.com or speak to us at 900-304-9000.
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09:00 AMDelegate Registration
10:00 AMInvocation Song
10:05 AMConference InaugurationProf. Jagadeesh Kumar, VDean, Academic Courses, IIT Madras
10:10 AMWelcome AddressMr. Venkadesh NarayananPresident, PDMA-India[Principal Consultant, Fhyzics Business Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Chennai]
10:25 AMInaugural Keynote Address:Collaborative Product DevelopmentDr. Aruna ShekarVP-Asia Pacific, PDMA (USA)[Senior Lecturer, Massey University, New Zealand]
10:45 AMTeaching Product Design - Experience @ IITMDr. Saravana Kumar[Associate Professor, IIT Madras, Chennai]
11:00 AMIndia’s Quest for Aligning Business and Strategic Goals Shri B.S. Mubarak IFS [Director (South) – Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, Delhi]Former Consul General of India in Saudi Arabia
11:15 AMBuilding Product Safety using ISO 31000 Mr. Venkadesh NarayananPresident, PDMA-India[Principal Consultant, Fhyzics Business Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Chennai]
11:45 AMProduct & Brand ManagementMr. Suresh Paul Antony[Chairperson – Executive Education & Consulting, Indian Institute of Management, Trichy]
12:10 PMWhat Success Looks Like in NPDMr. Gopi Shankar[Chief Engineer – MBP Trucks, Ashok Leyland, Chennai]
12:25 PMMy Journey with ProductsMr. Clynton AlmeidaChief Information Officer, Redington (India) Limited, Chennai]
12:40 PMBuilding Your Organization’s NPD Excellence through NPDP CertificationMr. Venkadesh NarayananPresident, PDMA-India[Principal Consultant, Fhyzics Business Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Chennai]
02:10 PMCreation of Fastrack Reflex Band Mr. Sumant Sood [Head – Innovation, Titan Company, Bangalore]
02:30 PMDeveloping a First-Time-Right Culture in Product DevelopmentDr. V.E. Annamalai [Head of Department – SSN College of Engineering, Chennai]
02:50 PMBehavioural Economics and Product Development - A Surgeons' PerspectiveDr. Senthil Velan RConsultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
03:10 PMNPD for National GrowthShri R.R.Clement IRS[Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, Chennai]
03:30 PMNPD in Reel & Real LifeMr.Venkadesh NarayananPresident, PDMA-India[Principal Consultant, Fhyzics Business Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Chennai]
04:00 PMNPD Methods & Metrics Mr. S. Shanmugasundaram [General Manager – Engineering Quality, Renault-Nissan Technology & Business Centre India Pvt. Ltd., Chennai]
04:15 PMIndia Awaits NPD Revolution M/s. Meena Goel [Head Business Development, Polyhose India Pvt Ltd, Chennai]
04:30 PMEssence of Market Research for Effective Product Development Mr. Kumaresh T S[Senior Vice President-Sales, Angulus IT Services, Chennai]
04:45 PM10 Cutting Edge Techniques in NPD – Part-IMr. Sathya Narayanan Kumar [Principal Solution Architect – Supply Chain Analytics, Tech Mahindra, Chennai]
05:00 PMProtecting Product with IP Mr. Thiagaraj Gupta [Assistant Controller, Patents & Designs, IPR, Chennai]
05:15 PMAdapting Agile in New Product DevelopmentMr.Mohan Kumar[Project Lead, Wipro Technologies]
05:30 PMCertificate Distribution
05:45 PMVote of Thanks
05:50 PMNational Anthem
19, 20 & 21 - January, 2018
VenueThe Chevron Hotel# 147, Infantry Road(Opposite to Police Commissioners Office)Bangalore-560001
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Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu is nicknamed “The Gateway of South India”, “The Detroit of South Asia”, “Health capital of India” is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. Today, Chennai, the capital city is the 4th largest city of India and is also the leading commercial centre of South India. The credit for the booming economy of the city goes to the leading industries including automobile, software services, petrochemicals, financial services, textiles and hardware manufacturing. Chennai has a very strong "manufacturing" base for auto components. Chennai has several world renowned automobile manufacturer’s assembly plants including: Daimler, BMW, Ford, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, TAFE, Renault, Nissan, Ashok Leyland and a host of component manufacturers. Also, Chennai, being an important metropolitan city is very well-connected to all the major cities of India as well as with the countries overseas. And, it is also considered as the cultural hub of South India which is famous for its affluent heritage in classical dance, music, architecture, sculpture, crafts, etc
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Coffee, tea and lunch will be served at the conference venue.Morning - 11:30 am to 11:45 am Afternoon - 12:45 pm and 01:30 pmEvening - 03:00 pm to 03:15 pm