CHINDIA Forum 2006 successfully concluded last week with raves from attendees about the interaction with senior supply chain executives, the diversity and relevance of sessions and the take-home knowledge that they received.
"Let me welcome you all & inaugurate the CHINDIA Forum, as you all know 2006 is the friendship year for China & India.... In the end I leave it up to all you Gentleman and Ladies to discuss the various topics related to India & China in the Supply Chain Domain; I am sure that you all shall learn a lot from today’s conference", were the wordings of Mr. Vishnu Prakash, Consul General, The Consulate General of India, in Shanghai who honored China Supply Chain Council by being the guest of honor for CHINDIA Forum.
"We were very pleased to have such outstanding speakers like Paul French & Devangshu Dutta", said Max Henry, Founder & Executive Director of the China Supply Chain Council. “CHINDIA Forum delivered an excellent conference, reflecting the nature and state of today’s logistics and supply chain industry in India in comparison with China”
Delegates enjoyed a broad range of presentations and debates which covered all major supply chain disciplines, allowing them to share ideas and explore new models and tools. In particular, local case studies that demonstrated application of best practices in supply chain in India were very well received.
"The success of this year event set the tone for what will be an annual event from now on, and we are looking forward to welcome our members and delegates again next year, in September 2007”, said Max Henry, “CHINDIA demonstrated that the supply chain industry in India is progressing and is in a stage of development, it has been able to take advantage of changing business climates, technology, infrastructure and training.”
China Supply Chain Council was the whole & sole sponsor of the event who once again maintained their reputation for delivering one of its best and interesting forum of the year on the show floor. The speakers hailed from: Access Asia, Bharucha & Associates, ACTL, Deloitte Consulting, 3iSite, Baker & MacKenzie, Lehman & Co.,Cognizant Technology, EAC Consultng, Goedis, Fudicia Management Consulting, Frost & Sullivan.
"CHINDIA Forum is an ideal forum for exploring the Manufacturing, Logistics, Law, Sourcing issues with service-based solutions that will help improve the supply chain in India," said Max Henry. "We are pleased to have such an outstanding number of attendees and speakers at the first Annual CHINDIA event and we look forward to providing even more value at next year’s event."
During this 1-day forum, atotal of 13 sessions were well attended including the questions & answer session, which were the most interesting one's. There were also plenty of opportunities for networking – the highlight being Discussions on how India is going ahead in Logistics, Shipping, and various other sectors.
The China Supply Chain Council (CSCC) is now a fast community reaching more than 12,000 professionals all across China. As a neutral and independent professional organization, the Council’s mission is to stimulate the understanding, adoption and use of supply chain management by providing, among others, a directory, newsletters, seminars, workgroups, conferences, resources and other information.