Day 1: Thursday, October 12, 2O17
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Make in India Session

Venue: Hall of Mirrors, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden


  • Introductory remarks, launch of Make in India Magazine.
 

Speakers:

  1. Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, Confederation of Indian Industry
  2. Monika Kapil Mohta, Ambassador of India to Sweden
  3. Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Government of India
  4. Ann Linde, Minister for Foreign Trade and EU Affairs, Government of Sweden
  5. Jan Salestrand, State Secretary to the Minister of Defence, Government of Sweden
  6. R V Deshpande, Minister of Industry, Government of Karnataka
  7. Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister, Government of Maharashtra

Session Moderator: Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC – TV 18

  • Experience sharing of Swedish Companies and Investors in India.
  • Introduction to the FDI reforms, Regulatory Reforms, EODB reforms undertaken in India, promoting the country as the top global investment destination
 

Panellists:

  1. Atul Chaturvedi, Additional Secretary - Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India
  2. Leif Johansson, Chairman, Ericsson and Astra Zeneca
  3. Alrik Danielson, President and CEO, AB SKF
  4. Carl Bennet, Chairman, Getinge, Elanders and Lifco
  5. Magnus Brännström, Chief Executive Officer and President, Oriflame
  6. Henrik Gunnerling, Global Head of Purchasing, IKEA
  7. Gautam Mehra, Tax leader, PwC
  8. Shobana Kamineni, President, Confederation of Indian Industry and Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited
  9. Kamal Bali, Director of the Board, Swedish Chamber of Commerce in
  10. India, President and MD, Volvo Group India, Chairman CII Karnataka State Council
  11. Baba Kalyani, Chairman, CII National Committee on Defence and Chairman and MD, Bharat Forge
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Tea

Venue: Stromsalongerna, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM

Startup Session

Venue: Hall of Mirrors, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden


Introductory remarks, presentation on Startup India, keynote speeches and MOU exchange

Speakers:

  1. Niclas Carlsson, Founder, Founders Alliance
  2. Niklas Johansson, Secretary of State to Minister of Enterprise and Innovation, Government of Sweden
  3. Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Government of India
  4. Karan Anand, Sr. AVP, Invest India (Startup India)

Session 1 Moderator: Niclas Carlsson, Founder, Founders Alliance

  • Introduction to the Indian startup ecosystem including current scenario, opportunities & initiatives taken to boost entrepreneurship.
  • Why is India an attractive startup investment destination for Swedish VCs
  • Story sharing of a cutting edge Indian aerospace startup – Team Indus
 

Panellists:

  1. Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industries, Government of India
  2. Mr. Rahul Narayan, Founder, Team Indus
  3. Mr. Jay Patel, Founder, NRI Startup India
  4. Mr. Karan Anand, Sr. AVP, Invest India (Startup India)
  5. Mr. Nikhil Mulchandani, Founder, InstaVeritas

Session 2 Moderator: Niclas Carlsson, Founder, Founders Alliance

  • Introduction to the Swedish startup ecosystem and identification of key learnings to understand reasons for its startup ecosystem’s success
  • Exit strategies adopted by investors in Sweden
 

Panellists:

  1. Mr. Niklas Johansson, Secretary of State to Minister of Enterprise and Innovation, Government of Sweden
  2. Lesley Pennington, Founder, B.E.M.Z Group
  3. Peter Ingman, MyNewsdesk, 2BPublished
  4. Oliver Lagerström, Founder, MFX Exchange
  5. Johan Ihrfeldt, Founder, O2X Group
  6. Bonnie Roupé, Founder, Bonzun
  7. George Brontén, Founder, Upstream, Membrain
  8. Christoffer Engman, CMO, Climeon
  9. Johan Frisk, Founder, OptiFlex
  10. Andreas Hasselof, Founder, Ombori
  11. Christian Ihre, Founder, Lynxeye

Session 3 Moderator: Niclas Carlsson, Founder, Founders Alliance

  • Outlook of Swedish Startups towards the Indian Market
  • Experience sharing of Swedish startups with India presence
 

Panellists:

  1. Shori Zand, Founder, Avesina Gorup
  2. ikael Gislén, Founder and MD, Gislén Software
  3. Per-Olof Johannesson, CEO, TerraNet
  4. Rajan Navani, MD, Jetline Group of Companies, Chairman & COO, Council Future Business
  5. Björn Lindblom, CEO, CyanConnode
  6. Christoffer Andersson, COO, Climeon

Session 4 Moderator: Niclas Carlsson, Founder, Founders Alliance

Explore avenues of how Swedish startups can enter the Indian market

Panellists:

  1. Karan Anand, Sr. AVP, Invest India (Startup India)
  2. Alan Mamedi, Co-Founder and CEO, Truecaller
  3. Pranav Kosuri, Founder, Shortcut Labs (Flic and Brandie)
  4. Ricky Dhillon, Co-Founder, Otivr
  5. Göran Folkesson, Founder, Clean Motion
12:15 PM – 13:15 PM

Lunch

Venue: Stromsalongerna, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

13:15 PM – 14:45 PM

Automobile Roundtable

Venue: Hall of Mirrors, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden


Moderator: Siddhartha Vinayak Patankar, Editor - Auto & Head of Automobile Programming, NDTV Group

  • Introductory remarks, experience sharing of Swedish Automobile Manufacturers in India and exploring avenues of collaboration between India and Sweden in the Automobile Sector
 

Panellists:

  1. R V Deshpande, Minister for Large & medium Industries and Infrastructure Development, Govt. of Karnataka
  2. Subhash Desai, Minister of Industries, Government of Maharashtra
  3. Ann Sofie Hermansson; Mayor Gothenburg
  4. Asha Ram Sihag, Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry, Government of India
  5. Sunil Chaturvedi, CEO, Sector Skill Council (Automotive)
  6. David Stenström, Vice President Manufacturing, Volvo Cars

  • India’s rise and way forward as a global automobile manufacturing and export destination.
  • Measures taken and way forward for developing India as an Automobile R&D hub.
  • Convergence of Indian Automobile Industry with Industry 4.0 (reflected both in manufacturing processes and new-products being developed)
 

Panellists:

  1. R V Deshpande, Minister for Large & medium Industries and Infrastructure Development, Govt. of Karnataka
  2. Jayant Davar, Co-Chairman & MD, Sandhar Technologies
  3. Mikael Bratt, President Passive Safety, Autoliv
  4. Fredrik Sidhal, President, Trade Association for Scandinavian Suppliers for the Automotive Industry
  5. Mette Svensson, Senior Advisor, Royal Institute of Technology
  6. Maria Håkansson, Head of IoT, Ericsson
  7. Johanna Lind, Director Business Development, Scania
  8. Gaurav Gupta, Global Head for Automotive Design and Engineering and Senior Vice President, IOT, Pininfarina Group and Tech Mahindra
  9. Rashmi Urdhwareshe, Director, ARAI
  10. Soniya Netalkar, MD, Devi City Industrial Park

  • Adoption of Sustainable & Electric mobility technology in India, the steps that have been taken till date and future course of action.
  • Swedish experiences in rise as one of the global leaders of electric mobility adoption, and measures that can be adopted in India
 

Panellists:

  1. Secretary DHI
  2. Stefan Bengtsson, President & CEO, Chalmers
  3. Mattias Bergman, Senior Advisor, NEVS SME’s
  4. Niklas Gustafsson, Chief Sustainability Officer, Volvo Group
  5. Tom Johnstone, Chairman, Husqvarna and Combient
  6. Leif Johansson, Former President & CEO, Volvo Group, Chairman, Ericsson and Astra Zeneca
  7. Bjorn Lindblom, CEO, Cyanconnode
14:45 PM – 15:00 PM

Tea

Venue: Stromsalongerna, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

15:00 PM – 16:30 PM

Industrial Goods Roundtable

Venue: Hall of Mirrors, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden


Moderator: Nik Gowing, Journalist, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

  • Introductory remarks and introduction to the Capital Goods Sector in India and Sweden, and opportunities that the Capital Goods Sector presents in India for Swedish Companies
  • Skill development measures undertaken to further the Engineering Sector in India
 

Panellists:

  1. Anna Ekström, Minister for Upper Secondary School & Adult Education & Training
  2. Asha Ram Sihag, Secretary, Department of Heavy Industries, Government of India
  3. Sumit Mullick, Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra
  4. Col. Inder Gahlaut, Chief Executive Officer, Sector Skill Council (Capital Goods)
  5. Fredrik Fexe, Senior Vice President, Head of Strategy, Business Sweden

  • The demand-supply gap in the capital goods sector in India, in-terms of domestic consumption and measures to be taken (industry perspective) to close the same.
  • Investment opportunities that the Indian Capital Goods Sector for Swedish Companies in India, and how Swedish companies can utilize their technological expertise to capitalize on the opportunities that India presents.
 

Panellists:

  1. Baba Kalyani, Chairman, CII National Committee on Defence and Chairman and MD, Bharat Forge
  2. Berit Andersson, Partner, Antiphon
  3. Håkan Kingstedt, Chairman, Sweden India Business Council, Speaker from State Government
  4. Trond Bredesen*, MD, Nèderman India
  5. Eric Östlund, CEO, Polyamp
  6. Soniya Netalkar, MD, Devi City Industrial Park

  • Swedish expertise in the mining and textile machinery sector and how does India present opportunities for Swedish Companies to enter the Indian Market.
 

Panellists:

  1. Christoffer Andersson, Chief Operating Officer, Climeon
  2. Magnus Andersson, CEO, Metrum
  3. Arunkumar Govindarajan, Division President, Atlas Copco
  4. Parag Satpute, MD & Country Manager, Sandvik Asia
  5. Sreekant Somany, Chairman CII MSME Council and Chairman and MD, Somany Ceramics
  6. Dilip Gaur, MD & Head Pulp and Fibre Grasim Industries
16:30 PM – 16:45 PM

Tea

Venue: Stromsalongerna, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

Note: Session timings are indicative and will be subject to minor changes.
Day 2: Friday, October 13, 2O17
09:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Smart Cities Session

Venue: Hall of Mirrors, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden


Moderator: Jonas Tornblom, Sr. Advisor, Envac

  • Introductory remarks and Introduction to the Smart Cities concept/ Business Models in India
  • Progress undertaken in the Smart Cities segment in India and what are the key learnings that can be implemented from Sweden to India on the same.
 

Panellists:

  1. Anupam Mishra, Economic Advisor , Ministry of Urban Development
  2. Emil Hogberg, State Secretary to the Minister of Policy Coordination and Energy
  3. Subhash Desai, Minister of Industries, Government of Maharashtra
  4. Atul Chaturvedi, Additional Secretary -Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India
  5. Krister Stenmark, Vice President, Architects, Sweco International AB
  6. Maria Rankka, CEO, Stockholm chamber of Commerce, Government of Sweden

  • Key avenues in the Smart Solutions Aspects (ICT/ Artificial Intelligence/ Community partnerships via online governing solutions/ waste to energy etc.) for Swedish Companies to capitalize in India.
 

Panellists:

  1. Jayant Krishna, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director, NSDC
  2. Lisa Tullus, Sweden Smart Cities Platform in India/ Project Manager Business Sweden
  3. Annelie Stiglund, Head of Products and Markets, Swedish Association of Engineering Industries
  4. Johan Lembre, Director Global Sales Solution Enterprise & Medium Business, Axis Communications AB
  5. Östen Ekegren, Senior Vice President, IVL
  6. Vikram Nair, President-EMEA, Tech Mahindra
  7. Shrikant Ramakrishnan, Global Business Development Director, Plantagon

  • Avenues for Investments in the high Capex solutions for Smart Cities in India primarily including Urban Mobility/ Energy Sufficiency amongst other high capex solutions with Swedish Expertize.
 

Panellists:

  1. Håkan Agnevall, President, Volvo Bus Corporation and Co-Chair for Smart Cities
  2. Jonas Lindholm, Director, SAAB
  3. Andreas Foller, Head of Public and Sustainability Affairs, Scania
  4. Per Eckemark, Group Vice President, ABB
  5. Karin Wallström, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Gunnebo
  6. Michael Kindahl, Director, Cale
  7. Soma Banerjee; Executive Director - Energy & Infrastructure, Confederation of Indian Industry
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Innovation Session

Venue: Hall of Mirrors, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden


Moderator: John Defterios, Emerging Markets Editor, CNN Money

  • Introductory remarks and introduction to the policy initiatives undertaken to promote India as the global R&D destination
  • Introduction to the new IPR policy, its salient features and achievements under the same
 

Panellists:

  1. Elisabeth Nilsson, Governor, östergötland
  2. Mikael Damberg, Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Government of Sweden
  3. Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce, Government of India
  4. Atul Chaturvedi, Additional Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India
  5. D V Prasad, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka
  6. T Suvarna Raju, Chairman, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
  7. Håkan Buskhe, President and Chief Operating Officer, SAAB AB

  • View of Swedish Companies on India as an upcoming R&D hub and their experiences on Investment in India on the same.
 

Panellists:

  1. Klas Forsström, President, Sandvik Machining Solutions
  2. Carl-Johan Westring, President, EF Solutions
  3. Per Eckemark, Group Vice President, ABB
  4. Sunil Alagh, Founder and Chairman, SKA Advisors
  5. Erik Ekudden, Chief Technology Officer, Ericsson
  6. Karan Anand, Vice President, Invest India

  • Understanding rise of Sweden as one of the global leaders in Innovation, and understanding the Triple Helix Innovation Model and key learnings for its implementation in India.
  • Details of current or possible future collaborations between Indian and Swedish academic institutes to tailor sustainable business and social solutions.
  • Measures to be undertaken to increase collaboration between India and Sweden to boost R&D spend in India
 

Panellists:

  1. Carsten Grönblad, Trade Commissioner to India, Fostering Innovation, a platform for India, Business Sweden
  2. Ludvig Lindström, Senior Advisor, Innovations Accelerator India
  3. Akash Passey, Senior VP, Volvo Buses
  4. Mats Agervi, Chief Executive Officer, Combient
  5. Susanne As Sivborg, Former Director and President, PRV Swedish Patent and Registration Office
  6. Christer Nygren, Leader in Innovation Management, University of Mälardalen
  7. Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII Council: Future Businesses, MD, Jetline Group of Companies
  8. Aticka Chona, Director Communications, Scania India
12:30 PM – 13:30 PM

Lunch

Venue: Stromsalongerna, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

13:30 PM – 15:00 PM

Healthcare Roundtable

Venue: Hall of Mirrors, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

India is one of the largest producers of pharmaceutical products and a leading player in the global generics market, exporting nearly 50% of its production. The turnover of the Indian pharmaceutical industry was estimated at USD 31.5 billion in FY2015-16. Various factors including economic development, aging population, per capita pharmaceutical spending, intellectual property protection among others are expected to contribute to pharmaceutical demand growth in India.

This session shall bring together industrialists, administrators and experts to discuss on India’s healthcare policy and exploring collaborations between Indian and Sweden on public healthcare systems, digital health and innovation with a focus on investment opportunities in pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Moderator: Hans Winberg, Acting CEO, Swecare Disclaimer

Speakers:

  1. Agneta Karlsson, State Secretary to Minister of Health, Government of Sweden
  2. R K Vats, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India
  3. Ashish Jain, CEO, Sector Skill Council (Healthcare)
  4. Annette Kumlien, COO, Diaverum
  5. Anders Hallin, Chief Commercial Officer, KRY
  6. Berit Lindholm, CEO, Bluefish Pharmaceuticals
  7. Thomas Eldered, CEO, Recipharm
  8. Christian Kinch, CEO, Bactiguard
  9. Richard Hausmann, CEO, Elekta
  10. Richard Twomey, CEO, Mölnlycke Health Care
  11. Pavankumar Asalapuram, CEO, Apirays and EMPE Diagnostics
  12. Himanshu Baid, MD, Poly Medicure Limited
  13. Dr Carani B Sanjeevi, Professor, Karolinska Institute
  14. Dr Jitendar Sharma, Director & CEO, Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ)
  15. Rajiv Modi, CMD, Cadilla
Note: Session timings are indicative and will be subject to minor changes.