ICEI – 2014
Robust infrastructure and sufficiency of energy are fundamental imperatives for development of any economy around the globe. Key determinant of economic and social sustainability is development of energy and infrastructure sector. The bi-annual ICOMPS focuses on the dynamics of petroleum sector and the managerial responses to deal with this. It is an attempt to provide a platform to professionals, consultants, academicians, researchers associated with the Energy &Infrastructure (E&I) sector to share their views and discuss issues which are of paramount significance fordeliberation and discussions leading to policy making and application.
School of Petroleum Management (SPM), PanditDeendayal PetroleumUniversity, Gandhinagar is organizing International Conference onEnergy and Infrastructure 2014 (ICEI 2014) on 11th and 12th January,2014.Thefirst conference was organized in December 2007, second conference in March 2010 & third conference in January 2012.
The 4th conference will be held with an objective & scopeto deliberate, discuss and document key contemporary issues relevantto managing energy & infrastructure sector with reference to emergingeconomies. The conference shall also focus on identifying newopportunities, challenges, best practices and strategies for sustainablegrowth of these sectors.
The 3rd Power Sector India Roundtable 2013 was organized by SPM on 30th August 2013 with an objective to provide a platform for information exchange, discussion and comprehensive analysis of business opportunities and critical issues in Power Sector of India.
ShriSaurabh Patel Hon’ble Minister, Energy and Petrochemicals, Mines and Minerals, Labour and Employment, Cottage Industries, Salt Industries, Printing, Stationary, Planning, Tourism, Civil Aviation, Government of Gujarat was the Chief Guest for the event.
Executives, Business Heads / Top decisionmakers from renowned leading public and private power sector companieslike PwC, IL & FS Ltd., Tata Power, SBI Capital Markets Ltd., Feedback Infra Pvt. Ltd., Tata Power Trading Company, KPMG, Deloitte, GSECL, IEEMA, etc. participated in the event and made ita grandsuccess.
OIL AND GAS CONCLAVE
A two day programme on “3rdOil and Gas Conclave 2013” was organized by SPM on 20th& 21st September, 2013. The conclave provided an amazing platform for sharing thoughts and creating a road-map contemplating on current andfuture challenges across the value chain. The conclave had sessions on Exploration & Production Business Dynamics, Pricing Mechanism: The Rubik’s cube for Energy Security, Management Practices in Oil & Gas Projects, Business Management & Marketing Excellence and Talent Management and HR Interventions in Oil & Gas Sector. It provided a forumfor enhancing and enriching the industry-Academia interface.
The occasion was graced by Shri Sashi Mukundan, Country Head- India, British Petroleum as Chief Guest.
Top officials, business heads and experts from reputed organizations like DGH, ONGC TERI Biotech Ltd., Cairn India, Adani Gas, GSPC LNG, Mahanagar Gas, GAIL India Ltd., L&T, APGIC, Gujarat Gas, Essar Oil, GSPC Gas, Shell India and Wipro Technologies participated in theconclave and made it a huge success.
School of Petroleum Management organized the 3rd Infrastructure Conclave: New Paradigms for India’s Energy Infrastructure on 4th October, 2013 for deliberations related to the current issues and challenges on infrastructure sector. Various Stakeholders addressed current issues and shared their experiences on a range of topics, promoted& shared information and discuss where the market in India is heading – andhow to get there.
The Financial Roundtable 2012 held on 23rd November, 2012, an initiative by the SPM, was successful in bringing together professionals from the financial service sector, practitioners, B-school students and academicians. Distinguished speakers from reputed business organizations like SBI Caps, MCX-SX and academia from IIM Ahmedabad participated and focused ininteractive panel discussions on specified topics / themes of the financial services sector in India.
The roundtable discussed diverse issues ranging from recent trends, market dynamics, opportunities and challenges faced by the industry and the way forward. The roundtable discussions and deliberations hovered around but was not limited to aspects like Regulatory reforms, Financial Services, Changing Dynamics of FSS, Currency Risk Exposure, Financial Inclusion, Talent management & Human Resources issues in financial services sector, Technology and innovation in financial services sector, Ethics and corporate governance issues in the BFSI vertical, Role of Credit rating agencies, and Financial Advisory Services. The roundtable emerged as a platform for the students and academicians to meet the eminent professionals from the sector. This year, the Financial Roundtable 2013will be organized on 18th October, 2013.