Spark Minda participated in CII’s 10th Edition conference on ‘Automotive R&D Trends’ on 14th March 2018 at Hotel ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. The theme of the conference was ‘Redefine R&D: Regulatory Changes for Sustainable Mobility’.
Our Group was the associate sponsor for this event. It was a significant platform to promote our brand image to a wider set of audience belonging to automotive business fraternity in general & customers, suppliers, business partners in particular. Spark Minda was represented by Mr. Krishnamurthy Vaidyanathan, Ms. Sandhya, Mr. Krishnamoorthy & Mr. Yusuf Chikodi.
The prime objectives of the conference were; To serve as a stage for stakeholders from the automotive & allied industrial sectors; To share their expert views on strengthening the base for automotive R&D; Develop a systematic approach to address the key gaps in the R&D domain and Understand & highlight priority areas for developing robust systems & solutions through research & innovation.
Mr. Krishnamurthy, President – EI Labs was a key speaker on the topic ‘Vehicle Connectivity & Telematics’. The conference was aimed at encouraging debates among the automotive business community on the current scenario of automotive trends in the field of Electric vehicles, Connected vehicles & Industry evolution & Digital Transformation.
Various sessions were held on Green Mobility – Future of Vehicles, Increased Competition, New Regulations for Auto Industry, Automotive Industry evolution & digital transformation, Smart & Additive Manufacturing. Also there was a special session with Mr. Philip Dalidakis, Trade & Investment, Innovation & Digital Economy & Small Business Minister for State Government of Victoria, Australia.
The conference indeed proved to be a platform for vast knowledge sharing on ‘Automotive & R&D Trends’.