India's Time to Fly: Together. Innovating for the Future of Aerospace

October 16, 2015
New Delhi, India

The Boeing Company and IIT Bombay hosted “India’s Time to Fly,” the year’s premier global summit on aerospace innovation.

Bringing together stakeholders from government, industry and academia, this daylong program focused on India’s leadership in the second century of aviation, the game-changing ideas that are redefining the future of aerospace, and examined the transformative nature of new technology in space, aviation and defense.

ITC Maurya
Diplomatic Enclave, Sardar Patel Marg
New Delhi 110021, India

Speakers

  • Shiv Aroor
    Shiv Aroor Editor India Today Television
  • Pallava Bagla
    Pallava Bagla Science Editor NDTV
  • Chris Chadwick
    Chris Chadwick President and CEO, Boeing Defense, Space & Security The Boeing Company
  • W. James McNerney, Jr.
    W. James McNerney, Jr. Chairman The Boeing Company
  • M. Sathiyavathy
    M. Sathiyavathy Director General of Civil Aviation DGCA
  • Vikram Chandra
    Vikram Chandra Group CEO NDTV
  • Rajeev Nayan Choubey
    Rajeev Nayan Choubey Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation Government of India
  • Abhishek Chaudhary
    Abhishek Chaudhary Aerospace Engineering Student Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • Manvi Dhawan
    Manvi Dhawan Aerospace Engineering Student Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • John Elbon
    John Elbon Vice President and General Manager, Space Exploration The Boeing Company
  • Ashok Gajapathi Raju
    Ashok Gajapathi Raju Honorable Union Minister of Civil Aviation Government of India
  • Bobby Ghosh
    Bobby Ghosh Editor at Large Quartz
  • S. Gopalakrishnan
    S. Gopalakrishnan Chairman of the Department of Aerospace Engineering Indian Institute of Science
  • Preksha Gupta
    Preksha Gupta Aerospace Engineering Student Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani Group Chairman Bharat Forge
  • Amitabh Kant
    Amitabh Kant Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion Government of India
  • Devang Khakhar
    Devang Khakhar Director Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Dheepak N. Khatri
    Dheepak N. Khatri Aerospace Engineering Student Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Pratyush Kumar
    Pratyush Kumar President Boeing India
  • Udayant Malhoutra
    Udayant Malhoutra CEO Dynamatic Technologies
  • Rahul Narayan
    Rahul Narayan Founder Team Indus
  • Karma Paljor
    Karma Paljor Editor, Business & Special Features CNN IBN
  • Shantanu Prakash
    Shantanu Prakash CEO & Managing Director Educomp Solutions
  • Ashutosh Sharma
    Ashutosh Sharma Secretary, Department of Science and Technology Government of India
  • S. K. Shivakumar
    S. K. Shivakumar Director Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
  • Ajay Singh
    Ajay Singh Chairman and Managing Director Spicejet
  • George N. Sibley
    George N. Sibley Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs & Environment, Science & Technology Embassy of the United States, New Delhi, India
  • Pramath Raj Sinha
    Pramath Raj Sinha Founder 9.9 Media

Agenda

08:45  GUEST ARRIVAL & REGISTRATION​

    10:00  INAUGURATION & OPENING REMARKS

    • Pratyush Kumar, President, Boeing India

    10:15 IN CONVERSATION WITH

    • W. James McNerney, Jr., Chairman, The Boeing Company
    • Vikram Chandra, Group CEO, NDTV

    10:55  INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT: IIT BOMBAY

    • Manvi Dhawan

    11:00  STEP CHANGE INNOVATION FROM INDIA IN THE SECOND CENTURY OF AEROSPACE

    • Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India
    • M. Sathiyavathy, Director General of Civil Aviation, DGCA
    • Devang Khakhar, Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
    • George N. Sibley, Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs & Environment, Science & Technology, Embassy of the United States
    • Chris Chadwick, President & CEO, Boeing Defense, Space & Security, The Boeing Company
    • Moderated by: Bobby Ghosh, Editor at Large, Quartz

    11:55  INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT: IIT KANPUR

    • Preksha Gupta

    12:00  CREATING AN AEROSPACE ECOSYSTEM TO REALIZE THE FULL POTENTIAL OF “MAKE IN INDIA”

    • Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Honorable Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Government of India
    • Rajeev Nayan Choubey, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India
    • Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Government of India
    • Baba Kalyani, Group Chairman, Bharat Forge
    • Ajay Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, SpiceJet  
    • Moderated by: Shiv Aroor, Editor, India Today Television

    13:00  EXHIBIT INAUGURATION

    • Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Honorable Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Government of India
    • Chris Chadwick, President & CEO, Boeing Defense, Space & Security, The Boeing Company

    13:15  LUNCH & EXHIBIT VIEWING

    14:30  INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT: IIT KHARAGPUR

    • Abhishek Chaudhary

    14:35  WHERE WILL MANKIND GO, WHAT MIGHT WE LEARN, AND HOW MIGHT SPACE EXPLORATION CHANGE LIFE HERE ON EARTH                       

    • S. K. Shivakumar, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
    • John Elbon, Vice President & General Manager, Space Exploration, The Boeing Company
    • Pallava Bagla, Science Editor, NDTV
    • Rahul Narayan, Founder, Team Indus
    • Moderator: Karma Paljor, Editor, Business & Special Features, CNN IBN

    15:30  INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT: IIT MADRAS

    • Dheepak N. Khatri

    15:40  WHAT IT TAKES TO CREATE HIGHLY SKILLED PEOPLE TO ENABLE AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING

    • Shantanu Prakash, CEO & Managing Director, Educomp Solutions
    • Pratyush Kumar, President, Boeing India
    • S. Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, Department of Aerospace Engineering, IISc
    • Udayant Malhoutra, CEO, Dynamatic Technologies
    • Moderated by: Pramath Raj Sinha, Founder, 9.9 Media

    16:45  CLOSING REMARKS

    • Pratyush Kumar, President, Boeing India

    17:00  EXHIBIT VIEWING & HIGH TEA

    19:00  CONCLUSION