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Indo-French Defence & Aerospace Seminar [V Edition]

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IFCCI in partnership with GIFAS and SIDM cordially invites you to its flagship event, and the 5th consecutive edition of the Seminar.


The Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IFCCI) in partnership with GIFAS (French Aerospace Industries Association created in 1908) and SIDM (Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers) cordially invites you to its flagship and highly exclusive event, the fifth consecutive edition of the:


held virtually on Thursday, 26th November 2020

starting 02:30 PM IST (India Standard Time) / 10:00 AM CET (Central European Time)


Special Address:

H.E Mr. Emmanuel Lenain, Ambassador of France to India


H.E Mr. Jawed Ashraf, Ambassador of India to France



    Mr. Xavier Le Goff, Deputy Defence Attaché in India |Armament Attaché in India, Embassy of France in India

    Ms. Anne Charlotte Fredenucci, Chairman, Ametra Group

    Mr. Apparao Mallavarapu (Rao), CMD, Centum Group

    Mr. Ashish Saraf, Head of Region – India and South Asia, Airbus Helicopter

    Mr. Emmanuel de Roqufeuil, VP & Country Director, Thales India

    Mr. Eric Fajole, India Director, Business France

    Mr. Jayant D Patil, President SIDM

    Mr. Jean-Noel Rault, GM - Indian Subcontinent, Air France-KLM

    Mr. Kunal Bajaj, CEO, Motherson Group

    Ms. Payal S Kanwar, Director General, Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    Mr. Pierre Dickeli, CEO, Safran India

    Mr. Rajinder Singh Bhatia, President & CEO, Bharat Forge

    Mr. Rémi Maillard, President, Airbus India and Managing Director South Asia Region

    Dr. S Christopher, Ex DRDO Chairman, IIT Madras

    Mr. Stephane Watier, Indian Units Global Manager, Axon Cable

    Mr. Sumeet Anand, President, Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry

    Mr. Venkataramana Mantha, CEO, Expleo Technologies India

    Mr. Vincent Gorry, Senior VP, European and International Affairs, GIFAS

    (*more speakers to confirm)


    This flagship virtual seminar is brining forth prime industry leaders to discuss the following themes:

    • Navigating the current crisis of the pandemic and its effect on the industry
    • Innovation and Evolution of the D&A Industry for the future
    • Rebound and Re-invention of the Civilian Aerospace Industry
    • The scope, challenges and opportunity that India presents
    • Current state and future of collaborations between Indian SMEs and foreign OEMs
    • India’s Maintenance, Repairs and Operations (MRO) capabilities
    • Importance of skill and education vis-à-vis Current state and future of job opportunities


    Do not miss the opportunity to hear from the best in the industry and register your participation now!

    NO PARTICIPATION FEE *Prior registration is mandatory


    RSVP to communication-bangalore(@)ifcci.org.in


    FOR SPONSORSHIP QUERIES, kindly write to : priyank.prakash(@)ifcci.org.in 


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