Friday, October 16, 2015

India - Shipping Industry - Conference on Approach to Integrated Maritime Systems (AIMS) organised by CII, 5th November 2016, Visakhapatnam

Conference on
“Approach to Integrated Maritime Systems” (AIMS)
0930 Hrs : 5th November 2015 : Hotel Four Points by Sheraton, Visakhapatnam
The Blue Economy : Prospects and Challenges for India

India is the 20th largest maritime country in the world. Its strategic location of a long coastline that flanks important global shipping routes makes it a major maritime nation.

The Blue Economy is a developing world initiative relevant to all coastal states and countries with an interest in waters beyond national jurisdiction. The Blue Economy conceptualizes oceans as “Development Spaces” where spatial planning integrates conservation, sustainable use, oil and mineral wealth extraction, bio-prospecting, sustainable energy production and marine transport. The Blue Economy paradigm constitutes a sustainable development framework for developing countries addressing equity in access to, development of and the sharing of benefits from marine resources; offering scope for re-investment in human development and the alleviation of crippling national debt burdens.

With this objective, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region in association with National Maritime Foundation (NMF) is organising the second edition of One Day Conference on ‘Approach to Integrated Maritime Systems’ (AIMS) at 0930 Hrs on 5th November 2015 in Hotel Four Points by Sheraton, Visakhapatnam.


This Conference provides an opportunity to understand the latest scenario in the maritime sector from the eminent experts from the maritime field broadly on the following topics:

Ø  What India can expect out of the Blue Economy
Ø  What India needs to do for deriving the maximum benefit out of the Blue Economy?


·      Business opportunities with the best companies in the industry
·      One to one interaction with the top bureaucrats from leading stakeholders
·      Interact with counterparts in a Colloquium, outcomes of which will be presented to the Government.
·      Opportunity to understand techniques involved in low cost manufacturing of equipments in the ship building industry for SME’s
·      Understand the latest business trends in the Maritime sector from the experts


Public/Private sector maritime organizations especially in the Ship-building and Ship-repair sector, viz. Dock yards, Ports, Harbours, Defence / Maritime departments, Industries / R&D Organisations, Marine / Port Equipment & Technology manufacturers, Electronics / Communications related to marine Industry, Technology Development Institutions / Standard bodies, Policy Makers / Bureaucrats / Consultants, Maritime Institutions / Academic Institutions and others


Delegate Fee for CII Members                               : Rs.2000/- per delegate
Delegate Fee for Non Members                            : Rs.3000/- per delegate
Delegate Fee for Government / Institutions        : Rs.1500/- per delegate

The delegate fee should be in the form of a DD / Cheque in favour of “Confederation of Indian Industry”, payable at Hyderabad.
I am writing to request you to take advantage of this important programme by personally participating and also nominating your colleagues. You may kindly confirm the nomination by returning the attached Registration Form duly filled-in.

I look forward for your positive response.

With Kind Regards 
Ramesh K
Director & Head
Tamil Nadu State, Regional Initiatives & Membership
Confederation of Indian Industry (SR)
Prof. C K Prahalad Centre
98/1, Velacherry Main Road, Guindy, Chennai-600032.

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