Smart Infrastructure Industry Confluence

AIIM Auditorium, Ahmedabad

Let Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management (AIIM) in association with Skillsoft & CII take you out to the ballgame! Mark your calendars to join us at Smart Infrastructure Industry Confluence on December 09, 2016 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at AIIM Auditorium, Shantigram Township, Ahmedabad.

Infrastructure sector is undergoing a paradigm shift. Numerous technological disruptions and innovations happening at a breakneck speed have completely changed the dynamics of the industry. With this backdrop and to provide a thought-provoking platform to share and better understand the emerging challenges & opportunities in the infrastructure & allied industries in India, this Smart Infrastructure Industry Confluence would help explore the key areas to use innovative digitalization technologies and to overcome key skill gaps which needs to be addressed to propel the growth of the industry.

Kindly send in your registrations @ or get in touch with him on 90999-00436.


Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management

Nr. Vaishnodevi Cirlce, SG Highway,
Ahmedabad -382 421
Gujarat, India

Agenda :

9:00 – 10:00 Registration
10.10 – 10.15 Inauguration with lighting of lamp
10.00 – 10.10 Introduction to the Event and Call to Order Dr. Bhavesh Patel, Director General-AIER
10.15 – 10:20 Welcome Speech Ms. Reena Bhagwati, Chairman-CII Gujarat Council
10:20 – 11:00 Session 1: Opening Keynote

Becoming a Smart Infrastructure Industry
In a world where infrastructure is truly smart, sensing technologies are embedded in infrastructure and the equipment allowing real-time data acquisition and analysis. This reliable, robust and meaningful information allows infrastructure providers to make better-informed decisions about the structural health and maintenance of their assets. Are we ready for it?

Keynote Speaker: SVP, IL&FS (GIFT CITY) Mr. Pankaj Gupta
11:00 – 11:15 Networking Tea/Coffee
11:15 – 12:15 Session 2: Panel discussion and QnA

Infrastructure Innovation in a Changing Environment
The purpose of the panel discussion is to have a dialog regarding the innovations & emerging trends currently planned by the industry leaders. This session should bring out the long term strategy by the infrastructure industry to create sustainable approaches for future development

Moderated by Prof. Diptiranjan from AIIM
Industry Panel:
Malay Mahadevia –

CHRO, Adani Group
Loveleen Garg-
Environmental & Sustainability
Pankaj Dharkar-
National President-FSAI
Dipesh Dipu
Partner, Jenissi Management Consultants
Sandeep Patel
CEO, Nepra Group
12:15 – 13:00 Session 3: Insights Session

The role of leaders in building the future of Infrastructure sector
Organizations need to create future ready leaders to survive and grow in the rapidly changing business environments and information overload. Leaders of the future need to be able to think “horizontally,” looking across lines of business and organizational boundaries to identify and develop more robust and innovative answers to problems in the infrastructure industry. How can we create a culture, systems and processes to create such leaders for the future?

Skillsoft Speaker
Mr. Vinay Pradhan, Country Head, Skillsoft
13:00 – 14:30 Networking and Lunch
14:30 – 15:15 Session 4: Insights Session

Why a knowledge-based Infrastructure industry is a prerequisite?
The infrastructure industry faces both internal challenges. Given the complexity of current issues faced by the industry today, successful leaders need to unlock knowledge and capabilities across the entire organization and lead cultural change to find, hire, and keep skilled knowledge workforce. That is easier said than done—but it can be done.

CII Guest Speaker
Mr. Sameer Sinha, MD-Savvy Infrastructure
15:15 – 16:00 Networking Tea/Coffee
16:00 – 16:45 Session 5: Closing Keynote

Road Ahead for India Infrastructure Industry
Keeping a step ahead of the pace for managing increasingly complex projects and heightened consumer expectations is the key for the future. The industry need to embrace new digital technologies, focus on filling skill gaps and increase spending in R&D that need up-front investment for long-term benefits & growth.

Mr. Ramesh Sharma, Group Head – IT, Adani
16:45 – 17:00 Closing Remarks & Vote of Thanks Mr. Pankaj Singh, Head – Services, AIER, Group Head – L & D, Adani