Emerging trends Shaping Future Supply Chain Management

Date: 11th December 2021

Program Schedule (All times in Indian Standard Time – GMT + 5:30 Hours)
Time Session
Inaugural Session
09:00 AM – 09:30 AM  

Students, Faculties and Guests to join at 9:00 a.m. and assemble in Zoom Platform.

AV Documentary on KIIT, KISS and Founder’s Journey

09:30 AM – 09:40 AM Address by Dr. S K Mahapatra, Director, KSOM and Chairperson Konclaves
09:40 AM – 09:50 AM Address by Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Pro Vice Chancellor, KIIT Deemed to be University
09:50 AM – 10:10AM Keynote Speaker Mr. Pushkar Singh, CEO & Founder, LetsTransport
10:10 AM – 10:30 AM Keynote Speaker Mr. Sathish Narayanan, MD & CEO – Principal Consultant, Chools Group
10:30 AM – 10:35 AM Vote of Thanks by Dr. S Tripathy, Convener, 1st National SCM Konclave
Meeting Link:


10:35 AM – 11:00 AM Break for transition
1st Panel




11:00 AM – 12:15 PM


Topic: Supply Chain Disruption & Resilience


·         Mr. Sakti Parida, VP – Supply Chain & CPO, Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Limited

·         Mr. Gaurav Kumar, Head Supply Chain, MORE Retail

·         Mr. Sadashiv Samantaray, Executive Director (Commercial -Material), NALCO

·         Mr. Raman Kaul, Head – Country Operations for Aftermarket – Critical Spares, TVS Supply Chain Solutions

·         Ms. Sugantha Rajakumari M., Supply Chain Planning SME, Genpact

·         Mr. Shankarjyoti Dhar, Vice President, Manufacturing Operations, Wabtec Corporation

·         Moderator: Dr. S Tripathy, Professor, SME, KIIT University


Meeting Link:


12:15 PM – 12:30 PM Tea Break
2nd Panel


12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

Topic: Supply Chain Digitization


·         Mr. Lalit Das, CEO & Founder, SS Supply Chain Solutions

·         Mr. Karthikeyan S, Founding Member – SAP Practice, Thoucentric

·         Mr. Rajesh Sahu, Head Supply Chain Automation, Signode

·         Mr. Neelachal Panda, Head – Supply Chain, The Himalaya Drug Co.

·         Moderator: Dr. B B Kar, Associate Professor, KSOM, KIIT University


Meeting Link:


01:45 PM – 03:00 PM Lunch Break
Workshop Time 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sl. No. Topic Facilitator Designation Company Link
1 Agile SC: Logistics & Customer Fulfilment Mr. Vineet Pandey Director, Supply Chain and Quality McDonald’s
2 e-Commerce & Supply Chain Mr. Karthikeyan S Founding Member Thoucentric
3 Growing Shift towards Automation in SC Mr. Michael Feindt founder and strategic advisor Blue Yonder
4 SC Strategy & Analytics Mr. Surya Kanta Dash Head of Planning Distribution Logistics (SCM) Samsung Electronics India
5 Sustainability SC Models Mr. Rohan Sinha Sr. Project Manager Larsen and Toubro
6 Transport Management Mr. Subhamay Das Regional Transport IT Director EMEA DHL
7 Sourcing, Procurement, Bundling & Distribution in SC Mr. Balaji V CEO & Co SCINNTC Supply Chain Solutions