The Program

CII Karnataka & IBA
Conclave on Indian Beverage Industry – Opportunities & Trends

23 September 2011: Hotel ITC Windsor Manor:  Bangalore

1600 Hrs Registration and Tea / Coffee  
1630 Hrs Welcome Address Mr S Chandrasekhar
Chairman, CII Karnataka State Council &
Managing Director
Bhoruka Power Corporation Ltd
1635 Hrs Introduction to Indian
Beverage Association (IBA)
Mr Arvind Varma
Secretary General
Indian Beverage Association
1640 Hrs Special Address Dr G K Vasanth Kumar
Additional Secretary
Agriculture Department
Government of Karnataka
1655 Hrs Business Trends & Key Opportunities for the
Indian Beverage Industry  
Mr Dinesh Mishra
Director – Advisory Services
Ernst & Young Pvt Ltd
1715 Hrs Hydration – Science & Benefits Ms Rhona Applebaum
VP, Chief Scientific & Regulatory Officer
The Coca-Cola Company, USA
1745 Hrs Beverages – Indian Scenario
Dr Jagadish S Pai
Executive Director
Protein Foods & Nutrition Development
Association of India (PFNDAI)
1805 Hrs Role of Beverage
Associations - Dimensions
Ms Susan K Neely
President & CEO
American Beverage Association
1825 Hrs Q&A  
1835 Hrs Tea/coffee break  

Panel discussion:
Tapping the potential of Indian Beverage Industries – Opportunities & Challenges

1850 Hrs Session Chairman

Dr A S Bawa
Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore

Dr Jagadish S Pai
Executive Director
Protein Foods & Nutritional Development
Association of India (PFNDAI)

Mr John H Downs
VP, Global Government Relations &
Public Affairs
The Coca-Cola Company, USA

Mr Praveen Someshwar
CEO – Beverages
PepsiCo India

Mr Volker Spiesmacher
Global Director – Sales & Marketing
Bericap Group 

Ms Susan Neely
President & CEO
American Beverage Association

Ms Rinka Banerjee
Regional Technology Director, Foods South Asia
Hindustan Unilever Limited

1945 Hrs Q&A  
1955 Hrs Close - Cocktails & Dinner