Time PARTICULARS
3.00 PM Inaugural Address by Mr. Pratap Padode, President FIRST Construction Council
3.05 PM CHIEF GUEST ADDRESS by Shri. Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Govt of India
3.30 PM Keynote Address by Shri. Anil Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt of India
3.50 PM
SESSION 1

Beyond the headwinds: Will cement demand grow post-pandemic?

  1. What is the change in retail and institutional demand post pandemic? How has the demand been affected by affordable housing and Individual House Builder segment?
  2. Which segment of the market like urban, rural or semi urban is showing faster recovery and how?
  3. Are cement companies required to extend the credit period during pandemic or post pandemic? To what extent?
  4. What changes have been introduced in the packaging, logistics & distribution of cement post pandemic?
4.35 PM
SESSION 2

The Road ahead: opportunities for automation and digital transformation

  1. How has the pandemic accelerated the digital migration?
  2. In which areas do the opportunities exist?
  3. How you would compare the costs involved against the return on investment?
  4. Reskilling & safety protocols– a crucial need
5.15 PM
SESSION 3

Using MSW (Municipal Solid Waste) as a fuel in the kiln

  1. Cities converting MSW as a fuel in India – current outlook.
  2. Planning the plant logistics.
  3. MSW conversion into fuel – the process
  4. Cost comparison
  5. What are the challenges and solutions?
6.00 PM INDIAN CEMENT REVIEW AWARDS
6.30 PM Vote of thanks