5:30 PM to 6:10 PM: Registration

6:10 PM to 7:10 PM: PANEL 1
Leveraging Information Technology and Innovation for SMEs Growth
The SMEs are looking towards business solutions for faster results and progress. IT enabled environment helps the SMEs in fast and accurate decision-making due to increased mobility. The critical requirements of SMEs are speed of services, access to information, empowering employees in terms of skills and delivering highest quality services at competitive costs. SMEs need IT-based solutions in terms of multi-tasking, expanding customer base, raising productivity, cost controlling, working remotely, fast and accurate decision-making and facilitating collaboration. SMEs have various needs in order to function in aggregative manner to reach out for value addition by keeping in mind the variable cost model.

  • O A Balasubramaniam, MD, Roots Cast
  • Hari Ganesan, CIO, PGC Industries
  • Hemalatha Annamalai, Founder and CEO, Ampere Vehicles
  • V Venugopal, VP - Manufacturing, Lakshmi Machine Works
  • Moderator
  • N Raveendran, Sr.General Manager - Enterprise wide Solutions, Sakthi Finance
  • 7:10 PM to 7:25 PM: KEYNOTE ADDRESS
    Growth During Challenging Times
    Ilango K, Past President, Coimbatore District Small Scale Industries Association

    7:25 PM to 7:40 PM: SESSION
    Ameer Khan E, Security Consultant, Symantec

    7:40 PM to 8:40 PM: PANEL 2
    How SMEs can Balance Wealth & Risk Management?
    Wealth Management is very crucial for SMEs. Making profit is not the end of any business process, utilizing those profits in a right way is the challenge. SMES should analyze and assess the financial situation of their business to determine their net worth. Learn how to better utilize the free funds, how to minimize tax on investment and maximize the ROI. Also it`s equally important for SMEs to know how to implement a sound risk management system in order to manage their operational and strategic risks. Learn how to handle the financial crisis without affecting the day to day business.
  • K Ravi, CFO, Roots Industries
  • K Thirunavukkarasu, President, South India Spinners Association
  • Elango R, MD, Sangeeth Textiles
  • Gopalakrishnan S A, Group CFO & Head - Internal Audit, Pricol Corporate Services
  • Moderator
  • Ilango K, Past President, Coimbatore District Small Scale Industries Association
  • 8:40 PM Onwards:
    Cocktails & Dinner