Workshop Agenda

A series of free-to-attend workshops complementing the ethos of the leading construction event of India, including a diverse set of tools from some of the most exciting case studies, powerful keynotes to captivating debates to put a spotlight on what’s new and relevant, address the challenges of construction and takeaway practical solutions for a better future of construction in India.

NOTE: CPD certificates will be issued onsite to participants that attend within the first 30 minutes of the workshop session.

 

 

  • Present status of large and complex central government projects
  • Reasons for overruns - time and cost
  • Solution to the problem: Navigating Complexity through Project Management

Speakers:

Raj Kalady
Raj Kalady Managing Director PMI India
Tejas Sura
Tejas Sura Managing Director Cubic Turnkey Pvt. Ltd.
  • Indian infrastructure sector performance overview (key sectors- Power, roads, steel, real estate etc.)
  • Common challenges of owners/developers, contractors, and financial institutions for efficient project delivery
  • Growing need of Lean Construction and how it can address the prevailing challenges
  • Essential adaptation to the technology wave

Speakers:

Yash Pratap Singh
Yash Pratap Singh PMP, LEED AP, Associate Director KPMG
  • Leadership demystified
  • Unique business Challenges of Construction companies
  • Defining specific development initiatives required to meet the challenges
  • Model to deliver the Leadership development agenda
  • Challenges enroute and approaches to deal with them

Speakers:

Vasant Sanzgiri
Vasant Sanzgiri Group Head of Human Resources Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Pvt Ltd
  • Introduction: Understanding the types of policies & standards and how they drive construction compliance
  • Challenges/Solutions & Typical Approach to Safety Planning On Large Infrastructure/construction Projects in India
  • Developing & Cultivating Corporate & Workplace Safety Culture to support the drive of construction safety compliance: Comparison of practices from different countries (UK/UAE/India)
  • L&T LIFE & Mission Zero Harm – Case Study on L&T L.I.F.E. (Live Injury Free Each day) a program to support the elimination of fatalities & serious injuries on the journey of ‘Zero Harm Vision” becoming reality

Speakers:

Stephen Phillip Storey
Stephen Phillip Storey Corporate EHS Head Larson & Toubro Ltd
  • Prerequisite of claims
  • Time lines of claims (submission and resolution)
  • Drivers for decisions of claims

Speakers:

Unmesh Kulkarni
Unmesh Kulkarni Vice President Reliance Infrastructure Limited
  • Beyond 3D BIM
  • Integrating Time (4D) and Cost (5D) with 3D BIM
  • Benefits of 5D BIM through project lifecycle

Speakers:

Sonali Dhopte
Sonali Dhopte Technical Director Excelize
  • Development of Industrial Corridors will boost the share of manufacturing in Country's GDP
  • Present Status and Opportunities available in DMIC Project
  • Emphasis on Global Bench marking and Sustainability of Trunk Infrastructure

Speakers:

Alkesh Kumar Sharma
Alkesh Kumar Sharma CEO & MD DMICDC - Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited
  • Expert insight into one of India's biggest opportunity for the upcoming generation - uplifting rural India through infrastructure and fair and affordable housing development.
  • Analyzing the multi-faceted approach and support required from various entities, constituents, and stakeholders for such large scale undertakings
  • Drawing inspiration from successful results in the other parts of the world (such as the Middle East)
  • Finally, a discussion on how India will eventually take its rightful place a global super power – through harnessing its greatest strength that lies within rural inner cities and developing them 

Speakers:

Avinash Chander Mannan
Avinash Chander Mannan Chairman of the Board Mannan Group
  • Artistic technologies for building & bridge design
  • Innovative use of materials
  • Design aids by ASCE for new technologies

Speakers:

Maqsood Ahmed
Maqsood Ahmed Director of design Specialty Structures USA
  • Taking the BIM technology to next level
  • Developing new tools to take maximum advantage of BIM technology
  • Utilizing the technology to enhance productivity and quality of BIM projects

Speakers:

Parveen Sharma
Parveen Sharma Vice President BIM, Intec Infra- Technologies Pvt. Ltd
  • Sustainable City Environment as per the Smart Cities Mission
  • What are the focus themes / projects under planning / execution in this direction?
  • Where is the Industry participation required?

Speakers:

NSN Murty
NSN Murty Executive Director & Leader Smart Cities
  • Setting the context: Resource scenarios for India and role of government and private sector to address key resource concerns through sustainability initiatives.
  • Growth story of LEED and its role in market transformation: Arc, LEED for Cities and LEED V4
  • Addressing needs of people: Impact of LEED on human experience 

Speakers:

Mili Majumdar
Mili Majumdar Managing Director Green Business Certification Institute Pvt Ltd India and Senior Vice President, USGBC
  • Sustainability Goals – the “Smart” and “Sustainable” connection
  • “Traditional” to “Smart” – the challenges of achieving sustainability in “Smart” cities
  • Road Map – Strategies for achieving “Sustainability” in “Smart Cities”

Speakers:

Gautam Balakrishnan
Gautam Balakrishnan Vice President & Head Smart Cities Business Tata Projects Ltd.
Laxmi Nagaraj
Laxmi Nagaraj Urban Planning Consultant Associate Professor in BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore
  • Defining the vision of a smart / intelligent building and highlighting how building environments are changing the way we live and work
  • Health and Wellness in Smart Buildings - Addressing issues like can intelligent buildings enhance human productivity? Can simulation studies predict human behavior?
  • Achieving "smartness" through design practices, methodologies, integration and application; demonstrated through case studies

Speakers:

Nidhi Gupta
Nidhi Gupta Project Manager EDS Global
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