Picture caption: (Left to right) CV Raman, Executive Director (Engineering), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Ambuj Sharma, Additional Secretary of Department of Heavy Industry, Ms Rashmi Urdhwareshe, Director, ARAI and Vishnu Mathur, Director General, SIAM.
research papers are expected to be presented at the 14th Symposium on
International Automotive Technology (SIAT) to be held at the ARAI campus
in Pune in the state of Maharashtra from
January 21 to 24, 2015. The symposium is expected to be attended by over 1500
delegates from 25 countries. Also, 44 keynote papers will be presented by
eminent experts from India and overseas. Distinguished speakers, representing
top six major vehicles manufacturing countries like China, United States,
Japan, Germany, South Korea and India, will discuss technology options for
producing safe, environment-friendly and roadworthy vehicles, in a panel
discussion on “International Mobility beyond Boundaries”.
The symposium is being organised by the
Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) in association with School of
Automotive Engineering (SAE) and NATRiP.
the SIAT Expo 2015, being organised concurrently, will see 95 automotive and
allied manufacturers from around the world, showcase their products, equipment,
innovations and technologies at the expo, that is expected to attract
automotive OEMs, Tier-1, Tier-2 and Tier-3 suppliers, equipment providers,
CAD/CAM/CAE tool providers and other service providers. The expo is open to the
public and ARAI invitees will include college students, industry professionals
announcements on the symposium were made at a press conference held in New
Delhi. Those present at the conference included Ms Rashmi Urdhwareshe,
Director, ARAI, Ambuj Sharma, Additional Secretary of Department of Heavy
Industry, CV Raman, Executive Director (Engineering) at Maruti Suzuki India
Limited and Vishnu Mathur, Director General, SIAM. They announced the agenda of
SIAT 2015 that is also pegged as ‘Design in India’ platform in accordance with
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” campaign.
“ARAI has been playing a crucial role in
assuring safe, less polluting and more efficient vehicles. We work closely with
Governments’ and industry to make automobiles efficient and safe. ARAI provides
technical expertise in R & D, testing, certification, homologation and
framing of vehicle regulations. As part of our strong focus on emissions and
safety, we are proud to bring SIAT that serves as an important forum for
exchange of ideas and brainstorming for the automotive industry. SIAT 2015 is
focused on emissions and safety, and assembles the best talent in the
automotive industry to share their thoughts on how to ensure increased
vehicular safety and emission performance”, said Ms Urdhwareshe. The Theme of
SIAT 2015 is “Safer, Cleaner and Quieter World”
On January 21, AnantGeete, Union Minister for
Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, will inaugurate SIAT 2015, in the
presence of Vinod K. Dasari, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland and President,
ARAI and Rajan Wadhera, Vice President, ARAI and Chief Executive Technology,
Product Development & Sourcing & Member of the Group Executive Board,
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited.
Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, and M. C. Dathan,
Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, will be the Chief Guest and Guest of
Honour respectively at the valedictory function on January 23, 2015.
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