Inaugural Session

National Anthem (3 Mins) All
Welcome of Dignitaries and Guests Mr Adil Zainulbhai - Chairman, QCI

Welcome Address Mr Sunil Mathur (CEO- MD Siemens, Chairman NBQP, Chairman CII-Smart Manufacturing Council)
Special Address

Mr. Pradeep Bhargava, President - Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), Pune

Address by Guest of Honour

Mr Abhay Firodia, Chairman, Force Motors and Past President, Society of Indian Automotive Manufacturers Association (SIAM)

Address Address by Mr. Hari Taneja - D.L. Shah Trust for Applied Science, Technology, Arts and Philosophy, Mumbai
Address by Guest of Honour-

Dr. Harshadeep Kamble, I.A.S., Development Commissioner (Industries), Government of Maharashtra

Address by Guest of Honour-

Shri Dinesh Kumar Jain, IAS

Hon'ble Chief Secretary of Maharashtra.
Address by Chief Guest

Shri Subash Desai (Cabinet Minister of Industries, Maharashtra State Government)

Inaugural Address by Chief Guest Shri Devendra Fadnavis , Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra
QCI-D. L. Shah Award Ceremony
(Max 30 Mins)
Release of Technical publication on best practices Recognition to the QCI- D. L. Shah Quality Award winners (Project and Champion) by distribution of awards by Chief Guest, Guest of Honour, QCI and Trustees.
Vote of Thanks, by Dr. R P Singh, Secretary General - QCI

Networking Break (11:30am-12.00noon)

Session-1 noon-


Product NextGeN


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Breaking technology barriers through disruptive innovations

This session will address the next generation of innovation in automotive products. where quality is all about customer experience and sustainable product life cycle. The drivers for quality innovations include tightening emission norms, hybrid and electric energy sources, intelligent sensors and controls, enhanced safety. The modern assembly line caters to personalized vehicles through integrated information networks capturing demand and configuring the supply chain. The vehicle itself comes equipped with machine learning abilities to sync with personal preferences and driving behavior.

Mr. Vishnu Mathur, - SIAM.

Mr. Madhukar Dev, Managing Director, TATA ELXSI.

The road ahead to autonomous mobility solutions.

Mr. Mahesh Babu, Mahindra Electric, Bangalore.

Electric Vehicles – The India story in the emerging technology curve.

Mr. Ajay Choudhary Bajaj Auto.

Product innovation, Two wheelers - Two wheelers - beating the world with incessant breakthrough in products innovation

Lunch Break (01.15- 02.00pm)

Session : 2 02.00-3.15pm

Process NextGeN

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Ushering the digital manufacturing frameworks.
Automotive industry has led process innovations across engineering sectors. From adoption of software design tools for product and process development, use of statistical models in process monitoring and quality assurance, use of robotics, 3 D technologies to the state of the art digital manufacturing, the future processes will be anchored on the Industry 4.0 framework that will provide the unprecedented levels of flexibility, agility and manufacturing precision and zero defect products.

Mr. Nitin Nair Siemens

Mr. Ashish Bhatt, Siemens / Mr. Gautam Dutta, Siemens.

Industry 4.0 Framework for auto sector ( Digital twin/ Design software).

Short video on Industry 4.0 from Siemens

Mr. Kumar / Mr. Pranab Prasad ,Tata Motors, Case Study For Industry 4.0.

Mr. Krishna Bhojkar, Volkswagen-Skoda, Pune.

Mr. Yogesh Zope, Chief Information Officer, Bharat Forge Ltd.

Session : 3 3.15-04.30pm

Topic: Service and Diagnostics

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Creating the ultimate customer experience
By 2030, a significant part of the automotive industry revenues is going to come, not from vehicle sales alone, but from other services that exist around the auto industry. New and innovative aftermarket services will constitute a key component of the future automotive industry identifying new paradigms for unique customer experiences and delight. These would include automated vehicle monitoring, prolonged vehicle life, roadside assistance, fleet management, and customized service solutions.

Mr. Sushil Rathi, COO, Mahindra Logistics

Mr. Pankaj Narula, Chief Advisor (Services), Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

Innovating the service experience.

Mr. Shrish Batchu - VP Ather

Building a service Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles.

Mr. Sandeep Bhargdwaj ,- Senior General Manager (Field Services) , TATA Motors

MMRDA Bus monitoring network .

Mr. R Shankar, CEO, TVS LSL India.

Innovations in Aftermarket Auto logistics.

Designing effective Integrated multi-modal mobility networks for India

Networking Break (04.30-05.00pm)

Session : 4 05.00-06.15pm



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The evolving standards ecosystem - - setting extreme quality benchmarks.
Reliability and precision engineering are the hallmark of the automotive industry, creating benchmarks for other sectors. Standards and process protocols serve as the backbone of all innovation ranging from vehicle design, part development, systems integration, communications, , safety, cyber security emission, cost efficiencies. Auto part suppliers and service providers must meet some of the most stringent systems standards to be part of the supply chain.

Ms. Rashmi Hemant Urdhwareshe Director, ARAI.


Standardizing the manufacturing and management systems.

Mr. Raj Singh Rath, Kuka

IEC Standards on automation and robotics.

Mr. Vikram TandonDy GM Standards division - ARAI

The emerging regulatory environment - global and national.

Dr. Madhusudan Joshi, Deputy General Manager, International Centre for Automotive Technology.

ZED Rated organization from Pune region.

Raising Indian standards to enable India’s emergence as a global supplier.

Closing of RQC: 6.15 - 6.25 pm Closing remarks & Vote of Thanks by Mr. Anupam Kaul, Principal and Head (QMS), CII