IHE 18 Conference

IHE 18 Conference will have industry leaders sharing their knowledge and experiences with the hospitality fraternity over 4 days

Date

8th August ’18

Day 1 - Procurement Strategy for Hospitality Industry

03:00 PM – 03:10 PM

  • Welcome Address
    • Mr. Amarjit Singh Ahuja, Director – Procurement, Hotel Le Meridien New Delhi and President & Founder, PPFI
03:10 PM – 03:20 PM

  • PPFI and its Role in Educating the Purchase Fraternity
    • Mr. Ashok Bhatt, Head – Purchase, Pullman-Novotel Aerocity New Delhi and Senior Vice President & Founder, PPFI
03:20 PM – 03:30 PM

  • PPFI – Achievements and Forthcoming Events
    • Mr. Naresh Kumar, General Manager, Lemon Tree Hotel Ltd. and Vice President – Corporate Affairs, PPFI
03:30 PM – 03:45 PM

  • How to Ensure Better Coordination between HO.RE.CA suppliers and Purchase Professionals
    • Ms. Jagruti Patel, Material Manager, The Leela Palace New Delhi and Vice President, PPFI
03:45 PM – 04:40 PM

  • Panel Discussion:
    • Mr. Asheame Mehta, Material Manager, The Oberoi New Delhi and Gen Sect. & Founder, PPFI
    • Ms. Ramandeep Kaur Manchanda, Head Sales & Partnership, Icanstay.com and Head Sales, Strategic Partnerships and Manager Digital Marketing, PPFI
    • Mr. Ashok Bhatt, Head – Purchase, Pullman-Novotel Aerocity New Delhi and Senior Vice President & Founder, PPFI
    • Ms. Jagruti Patel, Material Manager, The Leela Palace New Delhi and Vice President, PPFI
    • Mr. Naresh Kumar, General Manager, Lemon Tree Hotel Ltd. and Vice President – Corporate Affairs, PPFI
    • Mr. Govind Rawat, Materials Manager-Corporate, Four Points by Sheraton
    • Mr. Avdesh Sharma, Materials Manager, Hotel Radisson and Member, PPFI
    • Moderator – Mr. Rajneesh Sharma, Publisher & Editor, Hammer Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
04:40 PM – 04:50 PM

  • Vote of Thanks
    • Mr. Asheame Mehta, Material Manager, The Oberoi New Delhi and Gen Sect. & Founder, PPFI

Curated by

PPFI

Date

9th August ’18

Day 2 - Hospitality Industry: What’s in store for future?

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

  • Keynote Address: What is Indian Hospitality?
    • Mr. Rahul Singh, President, NRAI
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

  • The Hospitality Business’s Next Big Step Forward – Automation and More
    • Mr. Raj Rana, CEO, South Asia, Radisson Hotels
    • Mr. Navjit Ahluwalia, Senior VP & Country Head India, Hilton
    • Mr. Vivek Bhalla, Regional VP – South West Asia, IHG
    • Mr. Vikramjit Singh, President & Chief Revenue Officer, The Lemon Tree Hotel Company
    • Mr. Mandeep Lamba, Managing Director, JLL
12:30 PM – 01:10 PM

  • Keynote Address: The Future of Cuisine
    • Mr. Zorawar Kalra, CEO, Massive Restaurants
01:10 PM – 01:40 PM

  • Getting to Grips with the Restaurant Business, Marketing F&B and its Challenges.
    • Mr. Vishrut Gupta, Director – Operations, Pullman & Novotel New Delhi
    • Mr. Rohit Srivastava, Director – Food & Beverages, Hyatt Regency New Delhi
    • Mr. Shahrom K Oshtori, VP Operations, Gourmet India Pvt Ltd
    • Mr. Hitesh Sangwan, Director – Food & Beverage, The Leela Gurugram
    • Mr. Ramandeep Singh Kapur, Director – Food & Beverage, JW Marriot New Delhi
03:50 PM – 04:30 PM

  • Special Address: MICE and its Challenges in India
    • Mr. Neeraj Govil, AVP India, Marriott International

 

04:30 PM – 05:10 PM

  • Manpower and Training – Are We Going Down the Right Path? The Untapped Potential of India
    • Ms. Ritu Verma, Area Director – HR, Marriott International
    • Mr. Arif Khan, Director HR India, Hyatt
    • Mr. Kovid Sharma, Head HR, Fortune Hotels
    • Ms Seema Anand – VP HR North, Taj Hotels
    • Mr. Swarup Sinha, Principal, ITC HMI
    • Mr. Kamal Kant Pant, Principal, IHM Pusa
05:10 PM – 05:20 PM

  • Concluding Address

Curated by

BW Hotelier India

Date

10th August ’18

Day 3 - Sustainability in Hospitality

 

Subtheme: Sustainable Tourism Criteria of India for Hospitality Sector
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

  • Introduction & Demystifying Sustainability
    • Mr Rakesh Mathur, Former CEO BASS, IHG Hotels and South & West Asia & Former President, ITC WelcomHeritage Hotels and Co-Founder & Hon. Secretary, Ecotourism Society of India and Co-Founder & Member Advisory Council, FAITH
  • Sustainability – The Government’s Perspective, Expectations & Importance
    • Mr. Vinod Zutshi, Former Secretary – Tourism, Government of India
  • Sustainability in the Accommodation Sector, the Global Perspective
    • Mr. Randy Durband, CEO, Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)
  • Introduction to the STCI & its Relevance
    • Dr. Anjuna Dhir, Director – Programmes, Ecotourism Society of India
  • The Certification Process
    • Ms. Taruna Singh, Manager – Natural Resources, Green Initiatives Certification & Inspection Agency (GICIA)
Subtheme: Case Studies of Sustainable Practices
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM

  • Mr. Aashish Gupta, Founder, Strategy Pluto and Consulting CEO, FAITH – Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality
  • Mr. Jose Dominic Kuruvinakunnel, Former CEO & Managing Director, CGH Earth and Founder President, Kerala Travel Mart and Founder Member, Eco-Tourism Society of India
  • Mr. H. C. Vinayaka, VP – Engineering, ITC Limited
Subtheme: Triple Bottom Line in Sustainability in Hotel Industry
02:30 PM – 03:30 PM

  • Sustainability through Design and Construction of Buildings
    • Mr. Anil Sharma, Principal Architect, A Sharma Associates
  • Involving Stakeholder Community to enable Social and Economic Sustainability
    • Ms. Seema Bhatt, Vice President, Ecotourism Society of India
  • Sustainability is Good Business
    • Mr. Suresh Kumar, Former Managing Director, Fortune Park Hotels Limited and Founder, KUE Advisors
  • Energy & Waste Management
    • Mr. Anil Kumar, Director – Engineering, The Imperial New Delhi
Subtheme: Functions Critical to Sustainability in Hospitality Industry
04:00 PM – 05:00 PM

  • Mr. Ashish Chopra, Culinary Historian, Author & Television Host
  • Mr. Rajat Rialch, Director, Rakkh Resort and HPG Consultant
  • Ms. Bindiya Yadav, Executive Housekeeper, The Imperial New Delhi
  • Chef Manjit Gill, President, Indian Federation of Culinary Associations
  • Mr. Sanjay Goyal, Sr. VP – Light Commercial Business & Operations Head, Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Kamal Kant Pant, Principal, The Institute of Hotel Management
  • Moderator – Mr. Aashish Gupta, Founder, Strategy Pluto and Consulting CEO, FAITH – Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality
05:00 PM – 05:30 PM

  • The Future of Airconditioning
    • Mr. Shailesh Nigam, Head – Applied Business, Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt. Ltd.
05:30 PM – 06:00 PM

  • Jio for the Enterprise
    • Mr. Asit Shekhar, Business Head – Delhi, Reliance Jio

Curated by

Hi Aim

Date

11th August ’18

Day 4 - Trends in Modern Purchasing

 

10:00 AM – 10:10 AM

  • Welcome Address
    • Mr. Mohan Deshpande, Chairman, HPMF
10:10 AM – 10:20 AM

  • Keynote Address
    • Mr. Sanjay Varghese, President – North, HPMF
10:20 AM – 10:35 AM

  • HPMF’s Journey – A Video Presentation
    • Mr. Nitin Nagrale, Founder & General Secretary, HPMF and Vice President – Materials, Food Link Services India Pvt. Ltd.
10:35 AM – 10:45 AM

  • The Global Roadmap for HPMF
    • Mr. Sanjay Goyal, VP – Materials, Lite Bite Foods and Vice Chairman, HPMF
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

  • Presentation of 8th Anniversary Celebrations of HPMF and Plan of the Event to be held at Varanasi
    • Mr. Nitin Nagrale, Founder & General Secretary, HPMF and Vice President – Materials, Food Link Services India Pvt. Ltd.
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

  • Block Chain: Revolutionizing Today’s Supply Chain
    • Mr. Ouseph Frances, VP – Material, Oberoi Hotels
    • Mr. Sanjay Varghese, Director – Food Safety & Materials, The Imperial New Delhi and President – North Chapter, HPMF
    • Mr. Arvind Mathur, Regional Director – Stategic Sourcing South Asia, Radisson Hotels
    • Mr. Sanjay Wattal, Head Procurement – Hospitality Vertical, Ireo Group
    • Ms. Madhu Chandhok, Director, PIP2020
    • Mr. Manish Kumar Jha, Procurement Head, Triguna Hotels
    • Moderator – Mr. Ajay Kapoor, VP – SCM, HSBC
12:30 PM – 01:15 PM

  • Globalization versus Nationalization: The Future of Trade as Being Shaped by Today’s Supply Chain Managers
    • Mr. Jairaj Singh, VP – Materials, Shree Group
    • Mr. Kaushik Jhingan, Director, A1 Avigna
    • Mr. Vipul Shah, Material Manager, Taj Group of Hotels
    • Mr. Lalit Kapoor, Chairman, HPMS
    • Mr. Narender Singh, Sr. Material Manager, The Lalit New Delhi
    • Mr. Shiv Menon, Consultant Procurement, HMS Host
    • Moderator – Mr. Jaideep Gupta, Consultant Procurement
01:15 PM – 01:45 PM

  • The Role of Supply Chain Leadership in Managing Change within an Evolving Indian Landscape
    • Mr. Amit Pandey, COO, Exicon Telesystems
03:00 PM – 05:00 PM

  • Opportunities for Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy in Wellness Tourism
    • Dr. Ishwara Acharya, Jt. Advisor – Yoga, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India
    • Dr. Manoj Kutteri, Wellness Director, Atmantan Wellness Resort Pune
    • Dr. Narendra K Shetty, Vice President, Sohum Wellness
    • Vd. Chhagan Jangid, National President, NASYA
    • Dr. Rajesh Kumar Singh, Director, Sammati Naturopathic WellBeing Centre
    • Mr. Ram N Kumar, Founder & CEO, NirogStreet.com
    • Mr. Vijay Kumar Karai, Founder & CEO, AyurUniverse
    • Mr. Mukesh Kumar, President, Yogshala/ Namo Gange Trust
    • Mr. Lambert Kroeger, Founder, IndoGerman Natural Health
  • Associate Partners:
    • Indian Naturopathy & Yoga Graduates’ Medical Association (INYGMA)
    • National Ayurveda Students & Youth Association (NASYA)
  • Media Partner:
    • Ayurved Sutra

Curated by

HPMF