PRINT Business Outlook Conference 2024 Agenda

Date: February 5, 2024 Venue: Fairfield by Marriott Mumbai International Airport Organized by: Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) and The Bombay Master Printers’ Association (BMPA) Theme: START SMALL, THINK BIG, AND DELIVER BIGGER

09:30 AM – 10:00 AM Registration and Networking Chai Time

10:00 AM – 10:10 AM Conference Opening and Lighting of the Lamp

  • A ceremonial opening symbolizing the start of the event.

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM: Session 1 Digital vs. Print: The Future Of Indian Comics Powered By Innovation

  • Speaker: Preeti Vyas, President and CEO, Amar Chitra Katha Pvt. Ltd.
  • Duration: 20 mins

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Session 2 The Rise Of Good Plastic

  • Speaker: Neha Jain, CEO, Zerocircle
  • Duration: 30 mins

11:00 AM – 12:10 PM: Session 3 Beyond Borders: The Future of Cross-Cultural Collaboration in Print & Packaging Business

  • Moderator: Ramu Ramanathan, Editor, PrintWeek and WhatPackaging?
  • Panelists:
    • Akshay Kanoria, Executive Director, TCPL Packaging
    • Shashi Ranjan, CEO – Commercial Print & PMS Business, Manipal Technologies Limited
    • Sanjay Patel, Managing Director, Param Packaging
    • Manu Choudhury, Director, CDC Printers
  • Duration: 1.10 hr

12:10 PM – 12:35 PM: Session 4 Upsell with Digital Print & Embellishment

  • Speaker: Manish Gupta, Head, PLM & Planning, PP & IP, Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt Ltd

12:35 PM – 01:00 PM: Session 5 Packaging With Crop Waste

  • Speaker: Shubham Singh, CEO, Craste
  • Duration: 30 mins

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch Break

02:00 PM – 02:40 PM: Session 6 In Search of Sustainability : Design x Print x Packaging

  • Speaker: Rabia Gupta, Founder and Principal Designer, rgd
  • Duration: 20 mins

Design x Print x POP Displays

  • Speaker: Speaker: Amit Shah, Managing Director, Spectrum Scan
    Duration: 20 mins

2:40 PM – 3:40 PM: Session 7 (Panel Discussion) Moulded Pulp Fibers for Disposable Food Packaging

  • Speakers:
    • Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad, Assistant Professor, Department of Paper Technology, IIT Roorkee
    • Dr. Babu Rao Guduri, Joint Director, Indian Institute Of Packaging
    • Mohit Kumar, Chief Visionary Officer & Co-Founder, EcosurePulpmolding Technologies Limited
    • Shubham Singh, CEO, Craste
    • Saket Kumar Saraf, CEO, Greenpack India
  • Duration: 1 hr

03:40 PM – 04:00 PM Coffee break

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM: Session 8 Tell, don’t show – Data Storytelling for Print

  • Speaker: Rasagy Sharma, Information Designer, Data Artist, Design Educator, Sketchnoter.
  • Duration: 30 mins

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Session 9 Printelligence: The Role of Artificial Intelligence in PRINT Design Evolution

  • Speaker: Shiva Viswanathan, Founder, Catenate.Io
  • Duration: 30 mins