The Tamil Nadu Technology Development & Promotion Center of CII is organizing the 3rd Edition - Conference on Automotive Design & Styling with the theme “Design & Styling in India - Emerging Market” and is chaired by Mr Srinivas A, Senior Vice President & Head - Product Development, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd on 13th October 2017 at Hotel ITC Grand Chola, Chennai, India
This would be an initiative to discuss the current and future trends in automotive design with focus on the Indian perspective, and the unique drivers from the viewpoint of the Indian ecosystem; this will offer an opportunity for stakeholders to establish synergy in the special area of interest.
The key objectives of the conference are to:
· Serve as a knowledge platform to discuss on design and styling trends in automotive sector with a Global / Local standpoint.
· Discuss emerging technologies that support design and innovation and offer higher freedom to today’s designers while not compromising on QCD (Quality, Cost and Delivery) Discuss, create, imagine, debate a design-rich ecosystem that ensures sustainability and profitability
· Understand new business models for products and services enabled by novel design .
· Aid government agencies in the development of effective policy and provisions for design resources / infrastructure
· Facilitate knowledge sharing for various stakeholders in the product design ecosystem.
The proposed sessions for the conference are as follows:
Plenary Session I: Design & Styling Paradigm – India’s Roadmap 2030
Session Brief: This session shall aim to discuss on understanding the scenario and technologies driving next generation vehicular design concepts, its need and purpose in India. This session will include evolving vehicular concepts based on design language in-sync with changing styling and aesthetic preferences of customers. Styling, design trends and enabling technologies to keeps pace with escalating customer expectations in comfort, convenience and ergonomics.
Plenary Session-II: Concept to Proto - Using Emerging Technology
Session Brief: This session shall focus on the key factors that would make Indian industries become a global hub for futuristic concept design prove out leveraging emerging prototyping technologies. This will help the automotive community to realise new style concepts efficiently and cost effectively throughout the automotive product development life cycle.
Plenary Session III: Innovation, Business Opportunity and Returns
Session Brief: This session shall discuss on the opportunities and challenges looming for the automobile industry in the future as people are increasingly using multiple modes of transport, depending on the purpose and destination, so the road ahead for mobility cannot be mapped out by one industry alone.
Panel Discussion: Future Mobility Design Challenges for Growing Market
Session Brief: This topic would be in-line with discussions going on elsewhere globally and it is very apt for Indian industry too. This would be a great topic to kick start interesting discussions between industry experts and policy makers and the outcome would be to communicate the forthcoming challenges and to equip the audience for new challenges that lay ahead and not get caught off-guard.
More than 200 senior management and industrial personnel from diverse industries all over India and abroad are expected to attend this conference. This conference is an ideal platform for participants to gain a strong understanding on how design shapes our future and the underlying opportunities in this transformation. Overall, the conference facilitates discussion of key ideas, sharing of insights, business - technology collaborations amongst industries, explore industry-institute/policy makers joint working and so on.
The conference delegate fee is Rs. 3000 per participant for CII Member; Rs. 4000 per participant for Non-member & Rs. 2500 per participant for Educational Institution. The conference would starts at 0930 Hrs (Registration starts at 0800 Hrs) and conclude at 1800 Hrs.
Please confirm your participation / nominations through online registration www.ciiautomotivedesign.in
For more details please contact Mr K S Johnson @ 9840948053 / email@example.com.