Wednesday 17 May 2017

Conference Sessions Day 1

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Wednesday 17 May 2017

11:00 -13:00


Welcome & Inauguration Ceremony 


Welcome Address - Mr. Glenn Ensor, Managing Director, PennWell International, UK 

Address by: Dr. Uddesh Kohli, Advisor, POWER-GEN  India & Central Asia 2017, India

Keynote Address: Mr. K.M. Singh, CMD, NHPC, India* 

Keynote Address by  – Mr. Gurdeep Singh, CMD, NTPC, India*       

Keynote Address- Shri Atul Sobti, CMD, BHEL, India*          

Keynote Address- Mr. I.S. Jha, CMD, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, India*  

Keynote Address- Shri P.V. Ramesh, CMD, Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd., India*

Keynote Address- Mr. P.K. Pujari, Secretary, Ministry of Power, India*

Keynote Address- Shri Susheel Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Coal, India*

Keynote Address- Mr. Rajeev Sharma, CMD, Power Finance Corporation, India*

Keynote Address- Shri Rajiv Gauba, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, India*      

Keynote Address- Shri Ajay Narayan Jha, Secretary, Ministry of Climate Change, Forest and Environment, India*          

Keynote Address by - Mr. Rajeev Kapoor, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt. of India, India*                       

Chairman Address: Mr. Anil Razdan, Former Secretary (Power), Govt. Of India, India     

 Chief Guest - Mr. Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Govt. of India, India*      

Vote of Thanks - Mr. Rajan Sharma, Managing Director, Interads Exhibition Pvt. Ltd., India                               


13:00 - 14:00 Delegate Lunch Break
Session 1
14:00 - 15:30


High-Level Plenary Panel Discussion: India's Rapidly Transforming Power System


Mr. Ravindra Kumar Verma, Chairman, Central Electricity Authority, India*

Mr. A.K. Jain, MD, Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL), India

Mr. I.S. Jha, CMD, Power Grid Corporation of India, India*

Mr. Gurdeep Singh, CMD, NTPC, India*

Mr. Ravi Parthasarthy, Chairman, IL&FS, India*

Mr. Ravi Uppal, MD & Group CEO, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd., India*

Mr. Sushil Kumar Soonee, Advisor, POSOCO, India*

Mr. K.S. Popli, Chairman, IREDA, India*


Session 2  
16:00 - 17:30


Innovative O&M Strategies - Case Studies


Improving reliability of field instrumentation
Mr. G. Mohan, Project Leader, Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC), India

Maximizing Economic Return on all Assets
Mr. Pramod Kumar Rastogi, Associate Director for Business Development, Industry Business, Schneider Electric.

Technologies in Fuel Transport System of Coal Based Power Stations
Mr Dennis Barlow, GE, India

Advanced Pattern Recognition application in Power plants and Condition-Based Maintenance: Diagnostics and Prognostic
Deepak Khajouria, Vice President & Co-founder, XMPLR Energy, India

Title TBC
Dr. Ralf Gilgen (Director), Encotec Energy (India) Pvt. Ltd.





Panel Discussion:Conventional Power Policy & Regulatory Update

Mr. Joerg Gmeinbauer, Global Market Leader, Bureau Veritas, France

Mr. B.P. Singh, Member, Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission, India*

Mr. Rajiv Mishra, Managing Director, CLP Ltd., India*

Mr. Rajiv Mishra, Managing Director, CLP Ltd., India*

Dr. Ralf Schiele, CEO, STAG Energy Services (India) Pvt. Ltd., Germany

Shri B.K. Mishra, Director, Lanco Group, India*