13.30 hrs              Registration

 

14.00 hrs              Inaugural session of the 8th NIBM

  • Jurgen van Breukelen, CEO, KPMG
  • Girish Ramachandran, Chairman, CII Regional Committee on BENELUX and Corporate VP, Tata Consultancy Services
  • Raj Kumar Singh, Deputy Ambassador of India to the Netherlands
  • Simon Smits, Director General Foreign Economic Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

14.35 hrs              Session 1: an innovative partnership

  • Debashish Bhattacharjee, Group Director, Research, Development and Technology, Tata Steel Group
  • Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing and co-author of Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth
  • Erik Vermeulen, Managing Director, Be2Grow
  • Bharat Joshi, Director, Associated Container Terminal

 

15.30 hrs              Coffee / Tea break

 

15.50 hrs              Session 2: a profitable partnership

Bright Ideas for India: Start-up pitches

  • Henk Schouten, Owner, Schouten Europe BV
  • Marcel van Heist, Director of Design Integrator (founder) Rural Spark
  • Wilko Stronks, CEO & Partner, Reeleezee

 

Doing successful business in India

  • Rob Ruhl, Senior Economist and Head of Business Economics at the Economics Department, ING Commercial Banking
  • Pierre Hermans, CEO, Syntech International
  • Kanav Monga, Director, Virgo Consultants and Marketing Pvt Ltd

 

17.15 hrs              Closing session

  • CII’s outlook of the day by Mr. Dennis Gada, Associate Vice President, Infosys
  • Concluding remarks by Mr. Ram Lakhina, Founder and Chairman, Netherlands India Chamber of Commerce and Trade (NICCT)

 

17.30 hrs              Networking reception