SCHEDULE

 

CONFERENCE FOCUS

The Conference Program comprising of sessions with renowned speakers, panel discussions and workshops with domain experts will focus on the themes of:

  • SUSTAINABILITY & DESIGN
  • VERSATILITY
  • DURABILITY
  • SAFETY

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

10:30 - 11:00 hrs

Registration / Welcome

 

11:00 - 11:20 hrs

Overview of the Application of Wood in Construction and Design Globally

Luigi De Vito

President, Eumabois

11:25 - 11:45 Hrs

Wood: The only Renewable and Natural Material

Dr. Jimmy Thomas,

Assistant Director - Technical Services, Canadian Wood

11:45 – 12:00 Hrs

Moving towards operational excellence and its relevance to the furniture industry

Neetii Maacker,

Modular Furniture Specialist & Consultant

12:00 - 12:15 Hrs

 

Tea / Coffee Break

 

12:15 - 12:45 Hrs

Timber Construction in the Himalayas - Reviving Endangered Wooden Architecture through Regional Wood Species

Ar. Rahul Bhushan,

Founder, North

12:45 - 13:15 Hrs

The Art of Creating Sustainability through Timelessness

Siddharth Sirohi,

Founder, Baro Design

13:15 - 14:00 Hrs

 

Lunch

 

14:00 - 14:30 Hrs

Innovative Living Solutions: Embracing Prefabricated Wooden Houses

Ar. Anurag Khandelwal,

Founder, Wood Style

15:00 - 1600 Hrs

Panel Discussion on Harvesting Hope: Pioneering Sustainable future through Timber

 

Moderator:

Sylvia Khan,

Editor, IFJ PLUS Magazine

Panellists:

• Ar. Gurdev Singh, Principal Architect, Aakar Design Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

• Pranesh Chhibber, Country Director, Canadian Wood

• Ar. Georg Leuzinger, Principal Architects, L&S Architects and Founder, Timber Structures

• Ar. Alok D Souza, Founder, Juice Shop Collective

• Ar. Leena Kumar, Founder & Principal, Kumar Consultants

16: 00 - 16:15 hrs

 

Tea / Coffee Break

 

16:15 - 17:00 hrs

Panel Discussion on Regulatory Challenges & Compliance issues specific to Mass Timber 

 

Moderator:

Rucheeka Chhugani,

Director - Corporate Affairs, Communication & Marketing, NuernbergMesse India Pvt. Ltd.

Panellists:

• Dr. M P Singh, IFS, Director, Institute of Wood Science and Technology

• Aditya Petwal, Assistant Director, Centre for Responsible Business.

 

SPEAKERS

Luigi-De-Vito

Luigi De Vito

Eumabois
Anurag-Khandelwal---Founder,-Wood-Style.jpg

Anurag Khandelwal

Wood-Style
Georg-Leuzinger

Georg Leuzinger

Timber Structures
Alok-D-Souza

Alok D Souza,

Juice Shop Collective
Dr.-M-P-Singh

Dr. M-P Singh

Institute of Wood Science and Technology
Jimmy-Thomas

Dr. Jimmy Thomas

Canadian Wood
Pranesh-Chhibber

Pranesh Chhibber

Canadian Wood
Siddharth-Sirohi---Founder,-Baro-Design

Siddharth Sirohi

Baro-Design

Neetii Maacker

Modular Furniture Specialist & Consultant

Gurdev Singh

Aakar Design Consultants Pvt. Ltd

Leena Kumar

Kumar Consultants

Aditya Petwal

Centre for Responsible Business

PAST SPEAKERS

ABHIRUP DUTTA

ABHIRUP DUTTA

Wood Labs
AJITH ANDAGERE

AJITH ANDAGERE

Andagere Architects
AMIT GUPTA

AMIT GUPTA

Architecture Discipline
ANUPRIYA SAHU

ANUPRIYA SAHU

Alankaram
ARCHANA SHETTY

ARCHANA SHETTY

I Object
BINDI SAOLAPURKAR

BINDI SAOLAPURKAR

Saolapurkar and Associates
BENJAMIN BLOCHER

BENJAMIN BLOCHER

Blocher Partners
BIJOY RAMACHANDRAN

BIJOY RAMACHANDRAN

HundredHands
DIMPLE MITTAL

DIMPLE MITTAL

Maya Praxis
JUERGEN KOEPPEL

JUERGEN KOEPPEL

Leitz Group 
LEENA KUMAR

LEENA KUMAR

Kumar Consultants
Dr. M P SINGH

M P SINGH

Institute of Wood Science & Technology
MURALIDHAR REDDY

MURALIDHAR REDDY

CMRU School of Architecture College
NANDHINI SUNDAR

NANDHINI SUNDAR

Antarya
PATRICK PHUA

PATRICK PHUA

HOMAG
Prof. SATHYA PRAKASH VARANASI

Prof. SATHYA PRAKASH VARANASI

Sathya Consultants
RAJESH SHIVARAM

RAJESH SHIVARAM

Techno Architecture
RAVINDRA KUMAR

RAVINDRA KUMAR

Pragrup
RODERICK WILES

RODERICK WILES

American Hardwood Export Council
SURYA KAKANI

SURYA KAKANI

Kakani Associates
SWAPNIL VALVATKAR

SWAPNIL VALVATKAR

Collage Architects