After several successful
events in the past, the 4th edition of Commercial Vehicle Forum (CVF) will be
held in Chennai on November 24, 2016. This prestigious forum is being supported
by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI). Motown India is one of
the media partners to the forum.
The conference theme will be:
Indian Commercial Vehicle Industry 2020 – 3Cs (changes, chances and challenges)
and how can resulting potential be captured? Apart from world class key note
speakers, the forum will see engaging presentations by industry leaders and
interactive workshops, debates and panel discussions where senior figures in
their field will be sharing valuable industry insight. The 300 plus delegates
expected to attend the forum will represent Commercial Vehicle OEMs, Tier 1, 2
& 3 Suppliers as well as Government Organisations, Associations and
Consultants. From a speaker perspective, the forum will see 30+ industry
leaders who will share their unrivalled practical knowledge designed to add
real value to the participants business operations.
The Commercial Vehicle Forum
2016 is being organised by Threefold which has over 30+ years of management
experience in the events sector and has successfully delivered events in Asia.
Topics that will be discussed at the forum will include:
Futuristic view on fast changing CV industry
landscape and evolving business models
Product extension/branding for success and
maximising production platform synergies
Defining supply chains of the future
Competitive advantage in aftermarket space. Will
suppliers remain vendors or become partners to OEM?
Legal framework (emission norms etc) converging
with product technology - will this change the product portfolios
Impact of digitization, marketing and closely
aligned sales pitches
Attendees at CVF 2016 will not
only hear views from industry leaders on the key trends and challenges of the
Indian CV Industry but also discover new innovations, the latest technologies
and best practices in the industry as it progresses towards the year 2020. Some
of the key solution providers at CVF 2016 will include Varroc, SKF, Belmaks,
Exide, NRB Bearings, Roop Automotives Limited, Incadea and Trak 'N' Tell, among
Industry experts speaking at
the forum will include the likes of Per Aleby, Director, Buses & Coaches,
Scania, Alexey Agibalov, CEO, Kamaz Motors,
A. Rama Subramanian, President - Asia Motor Works Limited, Lokesh Payik,
Chief of Business – Industry 4.0 Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions,
Krishnan Sadagopan, Vice-President – Engine Development, Ashok Leyland Limited,
R. Somasundaram, Head Sales - Man Truck India, Nitin Seth, President - Ashok
Leyland, Partho Roy,
AVP - Foton Motors, Dr.
Wilfried G. Aulbur, Managing Partner - Roland Berger, Ramakrishnan R, Sr Vice
President, Product Strategy, Tata Motors, Kaushik Madhavan, Director
(Mobility), Frost & Sullivan, Abdul Majeed, Auto Sector Lead Partner, PwC
and Rajeev Singh, Auto Sector Lead Partner – KPMG.
Krishnan Sadagopan (Ashok
Leyland), a veteran in the industry having 25+ years of experience in the area
of engine development will be a panelist on: Product Extension/Branding for
Success and Legal Framework converging with Product Technology
(Source: Commercial Vehicle Forum 2016)
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