9.00 AM - 10.00 AM


10.00 AM - 11.00 AM

Inaugural Session

10.00 – 10.10 : Opening Remarks, Lamp lighting and Ganesh Vandana; Informa Markets Global and India videos.

10.10 – 10.20 : Welcome address -: Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, Informa Marketsin India; IFSEC India video

10.20 – 10.30 : Keynote Address -:

  • Capt. Sanjeev Tiwari, ARVP, ASIS India West Region
  • Capt. Rajesh Sharma, Founder & Board Member, Global Association for Corporate Services

10.30 – 10.40 : Special Address -: Dr. Rukmani Krishnamurthy, , Ex-Director, Directorate of Forensic Science Laboratories, Govt. of Maharashtra & Academic council member, National Forensic Science University, Gujarat, Ministry of Home Affairs

10.40 – 10.50 : Guest of Honour Address -: TBC

10. 50 – 10.55 : Release of Geopolitical Risk Report 2023 by Knowledge Partner – Mitkat Advisory

10.55 – 11.00 : Vote of Thanks: Mr. Pankaj Jain, Sr. Group Director & Digital Head, Informa Markets in India

11.00 AM - 11.30 AM

Tea Break

11.30 AM - 12.00 PM

Whistle Blowing in India – Implications to Security (speaker session)

Avijit Nandi , CPP, PCI, CFE, Head Integrity Risk Management and Investigation & Ex-Senior Corporate Investigator, Amazon India and APAC

12.15 PM - 12.35 PM

Partner presentation -: Prama

Himanshu Jain , Assistant Vice President, Projects, Prama India Pvt. Ltd.

12.40 PM - 13.40 PM

Tech n Trends in Global Security Operations Centres (GSOC) (panel discussion)

Artificial Intelligence helps look beyond the horizon and around the corners; it helps business leaders make decisions fully aware of the opportunities and risks. Given its vast English-speaking, tech-savvy, young talent pool with high tolerance for ambiguity, India is becoming a favored hub for global security operations centers (GSOCs). The panel will discuss:

  • Evolving threat spectrum and intel needs
  • The need for a Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • Envisioning and design of a SOC/command center
  • How threat / business intel is being consumed/used by the customers
  • Technologies and trends in GSOCs
  • Engagement models – on-roll vs outsourced; hub and spoke model, others
  • India – an emerging hub for GSOCs
  • Bridging the talent/skills deficit Disruptive technologies and Applications – Deep Learning, ChatGPT

Moderator -:

Sushil Pradhan , ED and COO, MitKat Advisory

Panelists -:

  • Vinay Khanduri, CPP, CFE, Head, Security & Vigilance, Adani Electricity
  • Maj. Ajit Kulkarni, CSO – Physical Security, IDFC First Bank
  • Vishwas Koranne, Head – Security, HDFC Bank
  • Shantanu Krishna, MD-India, Pinkerton
  • Amarpreet Singh, Corporate Security Manager-APAC, Signify Innovations (formerly Philips) & Chairperson Mumbai ASIS Chapter
  • Ashish Gujarathi, Assistant Vice President, Non-CCTV Products Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Amit Jain, Managing Director, TechnoPurple Tracking App
  • Rohit Pathak, Sales Director, Tiandy Technologies
13.40PM - 14.40 PM

Lunch break

14.45 PM - 15.15 PM

Integrated Technologies for Safe Cities in the New Normal

Col (Dr) Gaurav Singh, Head Technology & Automation - Group Security, Adani Enterprises Ltd

15.30 PM - 16.30 PM

Reimagining corporate security; evolving Role of CSOs – Security Manager to Risk Manager to Business Manager (panel discussion)

Business models are changing; so is the threat spectrum. Security managers are becoming risk managers. The panel will discuss:

  • Re-imagining corporate security to make it (from a manpower-dependent and reactive) a business-relevant, intel-led, tech-enabled, employee-friendly and cost-conscious
  • Changing expectations of business leaders from their CSOs
  • What do CSOs need to do to get a seat on the table or at least have a presence in the room

Moderator -:

S M Kumar, Co-founder & MD, MitKat Advisory

Panelists -:

  • Capt. Sanjeev Tiwari, ARVP, ASIS India West Region& CS Head, ST Telemedia Global Data Centre
  • Col. Srinivas Balusu, SM, Global Head – Physical Security, Infosys
  • Maj Nirmith Thakur , Vice President Security & Crisis Management, BP
  • Subin Balakrishnan, Sr. VP, Head of Security, Hydrocarbons, Reliance Industries Ltd
  • Puneet Garkhel, Partner -Risk Consulting & Leader-Forensic Services, PwC India
  • Shakti Leekha, Vice-President, VAMS Global
  • Dashrath Kumar, Head – Security, Tata Power
  • Prateek Sandbhor, Director, American School of Bombay
16.30 PM - 17.00 PM

Tea and networking

End of Day 1

10.00 AM - 10.45 AM

Tea and networking

10.45 AM - 11.05 AM

Reimagining Cyber Security for a Hybrid Workplace (speaker session)

Pawan Desai , CEO-MitKat Advisory Services, Visiting faculty-NMIMS, DSSC Staff College, TEDx speaker

11.15 AM - 11.35 AM

Partner Presentation - Hikvision India

Gagan Lamba , Vice President-Enterprise Business, Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd.

11.40 AM - 12.00 PM

The Evolution of Physical Security

Pratikkh Shetty , Manager – Risk Consulting, KPMG

12.10 PM - 12.30 PM

The Role of AI & ML in Critical Event Management (speaker session)

Dhaval Kapassi , Co-founder, EmReach

12.40 PM - 13.00 PM

Emerging Technologies in Risk Management

Mitun Bhattacharjee , Director-Risk Consulting practice, PwC India

13.00 PM - 14.00 PM

Ensuring Diversity and Inclusion in Corporate Security, Safety & Loss Prevention (panel discussion)

Discussion points -:

  • Looking at diversity and inclusion in broader terms - encouraging women, students and non-uniform background people to look at security as an attractive profession
  • Changing role of women in security
  • Promoting safety and security of women at workplace

Moderator -:

Lt Kamini Guleria Leader – Managed Security Services, Mitkat Advisory

Panelists -:

  • Capt. Chirag Thakkar , (retd), CFE, REID, TAPA , Head - Security South West Asia Pacific, GSK
  • Sandeep Sabharwal,Corporate Head Security, Aditya Birla Group
  • Omkar Kude , Director - Risk Advisory, PWC India
  • Dr. Abhijit Sarkar, Sr. Vice President & Head of Administration,Travel, MICE & Procurement, Sharekhan Ltd
  • Sanjoli Bhat, Head - Corporate Security APAC & Security Manager, India, Syngenta
  • Sanchita Jain, Area Security and Governance Manager, Johnson Matthey
  • Vinay Mishra, Senior Vice president, Prama India Pvt. Ltd
14.00 PM - 14.10 PM

Valedictory address

Shri Amol Deshmukh , Nodal Officer, Western Region (NFSU), Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India & Technical Advisor to Maharashtra Police

14.10 PM - 14.15 PM

Vote of thanks

Sanjeev Rao , Project Head, IFSEC India

14.15 PM - 15.30 PM

Lunch and networking