The conference aims to heighten the awareness of critical issues in humanitarian logistics, provide a platform for deliberations and cross-fertilisation of ideas, themes and practices. The Conference is likely to be attended by over 200 delegates from India and abroad including policy makers, government officials, ambassadors, industry captains, leading thinkers, eminent professors and researchers.
Some of the Key Speakers includes Mr. Shekhar Dutt, Hon’ble Governor of Chhattisgarh, India; Mr. M. Shashidhar Reddy, Hon’ble Vice Chairman, National Disaster Management Authority, India; Mr. Scott McCallum, Former Governor of Wisconsin State and President & CEO, Aidmatrix*; Mr. Ali Illiassou, H.E. Ambassador, Embassy of Niger New Delhi, India; Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Chairman, Solar Energy Corporation of India and Solar Energy Research Advisory Council, JNNSM; Mr. Ashok Thakur, Secretary (HE), Ministry of Human Resource Development, GoI; Ms. Amita Sharma, Additional Secretary (TE), Ministry of Human Resource Management, GoI; Prof. Devanath Tirupati, Director, IIM Bangalore, India; Prof. Gyongyi Kovacs, Director, Humanitarian Logistics & Supply Chain Research Institute, Finland; Mr. Hari S. Bhartia, Chairman BoG, IIM Raipur & Co-Chairman, Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd.*; Prof. Mark Goh, National University of Singapore, Singapore; Prof. Prem Vrat, Former Director, IIT Roorkee & Vice Chancellor, ITM Gurgaon, India; Dr. P.K. Mishra, Director General, Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management, India; Mr. Pierangelo Gandini, In-charge Consular Affairs, Embassy of Columbia, New Delhi, India; Dr. Santosh Kumar, Director, SAARC Centre for Disaster Management, India; Dr. Tara Datt, Managing Director, Odisha State Management Disaster Authority, India *; Mr. Unni Krishnan, Vice Chairperson, Sphere Project–Geneva, Head-Emergency- Plan International, UK*; etc.