|0930||Registration & Coffee|
|0955||Welcome Remarks by Conference Convenor – R SivaKumar, Agrivalue Chain Services|
|BUILDING LOGISTICS NETWORKS FOR INDIAN PERISHABLE SECTOR – INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES|
|1000– 1100||Developing Multimodal Perishable Logistics in the Country.
Fresh produce (seafood + fresh produce + seasonality) is currently a key priority in perishable commodity groupings. How is the consumer demand driving these sectors? How prepared is the logistics industry to handle this demand? How proactive is the regulatory framework in supporting infrastructure initiatives around this. What are the essentials for building a robust multimodal perishable network in the country?Pankaj Mehta ,Managing Director , Carrier Transicold India and South Asia ( Session Chairman)
Rahul Agarwal, Managing Director, Kool-Ex Cold Chain Limited
Manish Agarwal, Executive Director, Gati Kausar
Ranjan Sinha, CEO, NAPL
|1100 - 1115||Future Trends in Commercial Refrigeration
Vinay Khunger, Managing Director (Commercial Referigiration), Carrier India
|1115– 1130||Networking Refreshments & visit to the exhibition|
|1130- 1215||Metric Tonnes to Pallets - Moving from Cold storage to Cold chain the way forward
The food supply chain in India is complex in nature, where perishable goods are handled by numerous small stake holders. Apt infrastructure required to support the perishable food market is still developing. The perishable nature of products makes it necessary to have temperature controlled hygienic storage facilities, efficient handling, reefer transportation and distribution networks. These requirements stand as pillars of strength for the perishable products supply chain. How can this enable exports and boost India's revenues while providing growth to farmers.
S D Saravana Gughan, CEO, Green Kitchen Multi Specialty Food ( Session Chairman)
|1215 - 1330||Development of Perishable Trade Business in India |
a, Challenges in Wholesale, Retail distribution
Perishable cargo items need not just temperature control but other controlling techniques and mechanisms such as controlled and or modified atmosphere as well as intricate packaging methods. Each product needs careful individual attention to ensure that damage or product degradation from production to retail can be minimized. How do the structures of Indian wholesale and Retail distribution sector impact the same and how can this be overcome.b)E Commerce and Perishables
How will e-commerce fresh produce trading alter India's traditional wholesale model? How will the food safety and perishable supply chain integrity be impacted by the same. Will the existing cold store investments meet demand or capacity expansion is required. How will it impact the end consumer will he witness an increase in final landing cost. S D Saravana Gughan, CEO, Green Kitchen Multi Specialty Food ( Session Chairman)
Tarun Arora, Director, IG International Pvt. Ltd.
Hitin Suri, Director, Suri Fresh
Bhupender Singh, CEO, Ravi Agro Logistics India Pvt Ltd.
|1330– 1410||Networking Refreshments& visit to the exhibition|
|1410- 1430||Importance of Sensors & Controls" in Refrigeration Systems
Jesper Nielsen, HB Products – Denmark
|TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY CONSERVATION – UP GRADATION FOR BUSINESS EFFICIENCY & PROFITABILITY|
|1430 - 1515||Future Trends in building Cold chain and Food Processing Industry projects with Environment friendly and Energy Efficient refrigeration plants using ammonia and Carbon dioxide as refrigerant.
Globalization requires complying with international regulations which vary from market to market. Quality control necessitates controlling texture, taste, temperature and reducing the amount of processing. Multi cell carriers are finding increased applications in reducing cost. What are the effective strategies to manage business within this environment?Takeo Fujimoto, Managing Director, Mayekawa India Pvt Ltd.
Sanjay Gupta, Director, Infracool
P Sudhir Kumar, Vice President, Frick India Ltd.
R SivaKumar, Agrivalue Chain Services (Session Chairman)
|1530 - 1600||Natural refrigerant, Natural Choice - Ammonia, for cold chain industry
Advantages of ammonia, its properties, why it is obvious choice of future refrigerant, How it energy efficientAnil Gulanikar , President Elect , AAR
|1600– 1630||Refreshment break|
|1630 - 1715||How to improve energy efficiency in existing cold storage
Why there is need to improve energy efficiency. what are the probable areas in refrigeration system to improve energy, How installation of automation level in existing plant helps to reduce man power and make plant energy efficient.
|1715 - 1800||Emergency response
How to respond when there is ammonia leak, How to develop task force in such event, How give First aid to reduce intensity damage to the human being in such event.Anil Gulanikar , President Elect , AAR
|1800||Closing remarks and end of session|
|19 April, 2017:
Track 2 – Day 2
|0930||Registration & Coffee|
|0955||Welcome Remarks by Conference Convenor
R SivaKumar, Agrivalue Chain Services
|1000– 1100||Building food security in India: Aligning the procurement, preservation and distribution objectives – an overview of the opportunity & challenges associated
Brijraj Singh, CEO, Origo Commodities India
Sandeep Sabharwal, Group CEO, Sohan Lal Commodity Management
|1100 - 1130||The Infrastructure imperatives: moving from warehouses to silo's: A Cost benefit analysis
Puneet Mehndiratta, Business Head, Adani Agri Logistics
|1130 - 1145||Networking Refreshments& visit to the exhibition|
|1145-1215||Demographic challenges of food distribution in India and the opportunity for private industry
Vamsi Maddipatla, Managing Director, OSR Infra
|1215 - 1300||Attracting investments to scale up Food, Agri, Perishable and Cold Chain Operations
Nitin Puri, Senior President & Country Head, Yes Bank
S Venkatraman, Partner & Director , Rabo Equity Advisors
Shri K L Prabhkar, Dy General Manager, NABARD
Akshay Sharma, Founder, Schedulers Logistics India Private Limited
|1300 - 1330||Intelligent transport and storage systems for enhanced efficiency
Anil Kale, DGM - Product Strategy & Planning, Eicher Trucks and Buses.
|1330 - 1430||Networking Lunch & close of conference|