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Conference on Smart Automation for SMEs

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The 'Smart Automation for SMEs' Conference held on 10th September 2015 showcased how SMEs can bridge quality gaps, sustain long lived performance, master the skills needed to absorb required levels of Industrial Automation and become partners in global supply chains.

Conference program

Inaugural Plenary “Automation advantage for SME manufacturers”

  • Keynote Address: 'Make in India' - Expectations, Experiences and Opportunities for SME Suppliers - Vinnie Mehta, ACMA

Session I: “Automation for Zero Defect (Quality Assurance)”

  • Presentation 1: Learnings from the Global Landscape - by PV Sivaram, AIA
  • Presentation 2: Solutions for Quality Management (In-Process Inspection) - by Harish Sandesh, Omron Automation

Session II: “Flexible & Cost Competitive Manufacturing”

  • Presentation 1: The Challenge of Change Parts - by Manhar Bhalla, Deep Automation
  • Presentation 2: Machine Connectivity & Maximising OEE - by Sriram Parmanand, Rockwell Automation

Session III: “Emerging Trends in Machine Intelligence”

  • Presentation 1: Closed Loop Automated Production - by Vijay Pamnani, Shriram Pistons
  • Presentation 2: Easy Viewing & Analytics on the Move - by Milind Kulkarni, Siemens India

Panel Discussion: “Getting Started the Smart Way”

Life Cycle approach involving following stages:

Consultancy-Evaluation-Selection-Implementation-Risk Mitigation-ROI

Q & A Session, followed by Conference Wrap Up

Moderator - Naresh Kantoor, Encon Systems


  • Ganesha Upadhyay, Hero Motocorp Ltd.
  • Vijay Pamnani, Sriram Pistons
  • Sriram Parmanand, Rockwell Automation