BizAvIndia Conference

Sessions of maiden BizAvIndia Conference held on 17th February 2015 at Vivanta by Taj, Bengaluru

Inaugural Session

  • Rohit Kapur, President, BAOA gave the Welcome Address
  • Kurt Edwards, Director General, IBAC gave a Special Address
  • Peter Bunce, President & CEO, GAMA gave the Key Note address
  • G. Asok Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation was the Chief Guest
  • Session culminated with the launch of the BizAvIndia Magazine

Session 1-Environment & Opportunities Part 1

  • Rohit Kapur, President, BAOA moderated the session
  • Capt. Vinay Garg, Regional Director, UAS Trip Support spoke on the prevailing environment for General & Business Aviation & Way forward
  • Jayant Nadkarni, Co-Founder, Invision Air spoke on Aircraft Management- Challenges & Opportunities
  • Gp. Capt R.K Bali, Secretary, BAOA spoke on Regional & Remote Connectivity: The Way Forward

Session 2- MRO: Unleashing the Sector

  • Air Marshal B.K. Pandey Moderated the session and spoke on Synergy between Civil & Military MRO
  • Bharat Malkani, MD, MAX Aerospace spoke on World Standard General Aviation MRO in India by 2017- Dream or Reality
  • Pulak Sen, Founder, MRO Association spoke on Status of Indian MRO Industry and way forward

Session 3- Environment & Opportunities Part 2

  • Bhupesh Joshi, MD, BAOA moderated the session
  • Amber Dubey Partner and Head-Aerospace and Defense, KPMG spoke on General and Business Aviation Vision 2020
  • Roger Whipp, Partner, Kennedys Law spoke on Maintenance and Flying Hour Agreements
  • Luis Pinto, SVP, Global Business Development, NetJets spoke on Fractional Ownership: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Air. Cmd. AM Ganapathy, Chairman & MD, CBAS spoke on World class SMS for General Aviation. What needs to be done?

Session 4- Helicopter Operations

  • Kanu Gohain, Ex Director General, DGCA moderated the session and gave an Overview of Helicopter Operations in India
  • Capt. Uday Gelli, CEO, Heligo spoke on Growing Opportunities in Off Shore Operations
  • Capt. Sanjay Panwar, Senior VP, Global Vectra spoke on on Growing Opportunities in Onshore Operations