Dates & Venue:
14-16 May 2020 at Hall No 4, BEC, Goregaon, Mumbai

Conference Agenda
Concrete Show India 2019 - Conference Day 1

May 16, 2019, Hall 3, Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Goregaon

Theme Concrete - A 360 Degree View

Inaugural Session: 10.30 - 11.15
Keynote Address: Mr. Brijesh Dixit, MD, Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd 

Keynote Address: Mr. R L Mopalwar, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, MSRDC
Special Guest: Mr. Rajendra R Pawar, Secretary (CADA), Water Resources Department, Government of Maharashtra
11.15 - 11.30 Tea Break 
Session 1.1: 11.45 - 12.25 - Lessons learned from Landmark Concrete Construction Projects
Discussion Points:

  • Construction Methodologies and Innovation 
  • Maintenance of structures in different fields of Infrastructure

Mr. Srinivas Mantrala, Vice President, Afcons Infrastructure Ltd 

Mr. Kathar Batcha, Deputy General Manager – Engineering Management, Hindustan Construction Company Ltd 
Remarks by Chairperson Mr. S M Ramchandani, Retd. Jt. Managing Director, Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation
Session 1.2: 12.25 - 12.45 - Best Practices in Overseas Projects 

Discussion Points: 

  • Design Standard for Service Life Predictions
  • Effect of Service life of Reinforced Concrete Structures on Construction Practices in the Middle East 
  • Risk Assessment, Safety, and Timely Completion 

Speakers Invited,

Mr. Vinod Kumar Head Hydro (Retd) Gammon Engineers and Contractors Pvt Ltd* 

Remarks by Chairperson Col Mohan Kumar (Retd) Armed Forces

12.50 -13.50 Lunch Break 
Session 2: 13.50 -14.10 -Deep Learning in Concrete 
Discussion Points: 


Dr. Chetan Hazaree – Head Research & Development, Larsen & Toubro 
Session 3 14.10-14.30 - Market Transformation Towards Energy Efficient Bricks
Presentation by Mr. Manu Maudgal, Programme Advisor, Indo German Energy Programme C/o Bureau of Energy Efficiency
Session 3.1 14.35-15.10 (Panel Session) Concrete & Sustainability - Widening the Use of Alternative Materials, Flyash, GGBS, Plastic
Discussion Points: 

  • Construction Demolition, Waste recycling and re-use in value-added application
  • Identifying and mainstreaming proven demonstrable technologies

Dr. Avneesh Anshul, Scientist Fellow, CSIR -National Energy and Environment Institute, Ministry of Science and Technology 

Mr. Manu Maudgal, Programme Advisor , Indo German Energy Programme

Mr. Vivek Taneja, Business Head –Waste to Wealth and Integrated Utility Solutions, Thermax Ltd, Power Division 

Dr Yogini Deshpande, Principal Consultant, Renuka Consultants 

Mr. Sujit Kumar Kar, Head Specification & Marketing, MC Bauchemie India Pvt Ltd 

Mr. Abhijeet Gawde, Godrej Construction 
15.10-15.30 Tea Break 
Session 4: 15.30 – 16.10 (Panel Session) Field Leadership Excellence
Discussion Points:

  • Protecting the future with the right leadership and culture 
  • Promoting an innovative and creative work culture
  • Creating and utilizing a construction schedule for success
  • Training manpower in terms of the right use of equipment.

Dr. Jayprakash S Rao, Director, Shapoorji Pallonji And Company Private Limited 

Ashok Bansal, Senior Director, Project Management at Colliers International India (Moderator) 

Prof Venkata Santosh Kumar, IIT Bombay*

Mr. Raj Lakhani, MD, Peri India Ltd 

Mr. N Shridhar, Group Advisor & Director, Hiranandani Communities 

Architect Nilesh Gandhi, Principal Architect Metadesign Pvt Ltd
Presentation by RMC 
16.10-16.20 Tea break
Session 5: 16.20 – 17.00 - Smart Cities and Infrastructure: An Integrated Approach 

Future technologies in Concrete Construction

Discussion Points:

  • Software & IT Solutions, BIM, Robotics, 3 D Printing
  • Robotics enable new approaches for materials and production
  • Mixed use of advanced robotics with 3D printing processes
  • New materials emerging as composites and biomaterials
  • Processes can be improved integrating design, manufacturing, and construction
  • Mobile robots, mini-robots
  • Using drones in construction sites, On-site casting
  • What skills do operators need in future construction sites?

Mr. Ashish Gangrade, Partner - BDO India
Chair- Prof Himmi Gupta, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, NITTR 

Concluding Remarks by Chairperson

*Conference Topics/Speakers are subject to change to best suit the objectives of the Conference

Concrete Show India 2019 - Conference Day 2

May 17, 2019, Hall 3, Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Goregaon

Theme: Precast Technology In Construction

Session 1 10.20-10.40 Inaugural Keynote Address Dr. N Gopalakrishnan, Director, CSIR Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee

Presentation 1 - 10.40 to 11.00: Precast Concrete Panels for Road Pavers


Dr.Pravin Mehdi- California Department of Transportation 

Presentation 2 - 11 to 11:25 hrs: Precast Technology For Industrial Structures- Case Study

Speaker: Er. Ajit Bhate - MD, Precast India Pvt Ltd
Presentation 3 - 11:25 to 11.45 Precast Technology For Residential Buildings- Case Study

Speaker: Er. Amit Barde- Head Precast Design, Larsen & Toubro Ltd, Building and Factories IC -RBF
Session 2
Presentation 4 - 11.45-12.05 Precast Technology For Infrastructure Projects

Speaker: Er. Ketul Doshi- FujiTech Pvt Ltd

12.05- 12.45

Panel Discussion:

Opportunities and Challenges in Precast Technology in India 

Lunch 12.45-13.45 
Presentation 5 -13.50-14.15 Equipment for Precast- PreFab Technology

Speaker: Mr. Shridhar Rao, Sales Head India, Elematic India Pvt Ltd
Session 3
Presentation 6 14.15 -14.45 hrs Precast Technology For Mass Housing 

Speaker: Er Raj Pillai, Starworth Puravankara 
Presentation 7 - 14:45- to 15.15 Manufacturing RCC Buildings with Three-dimensional Modular Precast Solutions for Bungalows & Homes

Speaker: Er Vijay Kumar, Salmon Leap Associates India Pvt Ltd 


Valedictory Address

Dr. Himanshu Raje -Indian Concrete Institute Chairman - Mumbai Chapter

Tea & Networking 15.20-15.45

Shannon Andrade

Deputy Manager - Marketing

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