Agenda PBOC Mumbai 2023

Agenda for Saturday, March 25, 2023 Conference:

Conference Opening and Lighting of the Lamp
A ceremonial opening of the conference, which includes lighting the lamp to symbolize the start of the event.

The Future of the Corrugation Market in India: Predictions and Trends 
A presentation by Ram Kumar Sunkara, Chairman of the R&D Centre at The Federation of Corrugated Box Manufacturers of India, discussing the future of the corrugation market in India and the latest trends.

The Future of Newspaper Publishing: Times of India & Technova
Snehasis C Roy, Director – Technical, Bennett Coleman Co Ltd
Amit Khurana, COO – Newspaper Group, TechNova Imaging System Pvt. Ltd

Paper Industry Panel Discussion
A panel discussion moderated by Faheem Agboatwala, Director, Hi-Tech Printing Services
Rakesh Sachar, Head of Sales Marketing at ITC PSPD Ltd,
Soumyajit Mukherjee, Jt President –  Head (Marketing & Sales) Emami Paper Mills Limited, and
Sunesh Kumar Yadav, Sr. GM (SALES) at Century Pulp & Paper (B.K.Birla Group). The panel will discuss the current state of the paper industry in India.

The Digital Evolution of Finishing and Embellishment 
A presentation by Manish Gupta, General Manager of IP and PP Marketing at Konica Minolta Business Solutions India, discussing the digital revolution in the finishing and embellishment industry.

Amritpal Singh Bawa, India Business Consultant, Scodix Ltd Israel


Five Hypotheses for the Future
Shiva Viswanathan, Co-Founder and Design Head of

Best Practices For M&A in The Printing and Packaging Industry: Tips and Strategies for Maximizing the Chances of Success In M&A Deals

A panel discussion moderated by Mehul A Desai, Founder and Chairman of Mail Order Solutions India Pvt. Ltd,
Ramesh Kejriwal, Chairman of Parksons Packaging Ltd,
Saket Kanoria, Managing Director of TCPL Packaging Ltd,
Kirit Modi, Executive Director of Horizon Packs, and
Sushant Gaur, Chief Executive Officer of Adeera Packaging Private Limited.
The panel will discuss tips and strategies for maximizing the chances of success in M&A deals in the printing and packaging industry.

Coffee Break

The Challenges of Producing and Distributing Board Games in India
Moderator by Phalgun Polepalli, Co-Founder and CEO of Dice Toy Labs,
Ameet Talreja, Owner of Mohit Printers/GT Playing Cards Co,
Arif Shaikh of Parksons Cartamundi, and
Mohit Goel, Founder of Meeplecon. The panel will discuss the challenges of producing and distributing board games in India.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – In the Ultimate Showdown of Brainpower, Who Would Emerge Victorious: A Human or a Machine?
Mukundan Govindaraj, Principal Solution Architecture – Metaverse , Digital Twins and Web3.0, NVIDIA

Networking event with cocktails and snacks.