12th Mega HR Konclave 2021: Panel Discussion Workshops by KIIT School of Mechanical Engineering
KIIT School of Mechanical Engineering (KSME) organized a virtual panel discussion and five workshops on 25th September 2021 as a part of ‘12th Mega HR Konclave 2021’. More than 10 dignitaries belonging to leading companies from India and abroad along with more than 300 students attended the Konclave.
The panel discussion on “How Future Proof is Re-Engineered Workspace” was moderated by Mr. Vaibhav Pitale, MD-India & South West Asia, Belimo. The panellist included Mr. Debasis Sahu, Advisor, Vasava Group; Mr. Ajay Sharma, Head of Maintenance and Technology, Cement Excellence Manufacturing, Holcim, Asia; Mr. Debasish Satpathy, President, Automotive Aftermarket, Schaeffler, India; Mr. Jaimon Antony, Head HR, ESAB and Mr. Phalgun Nagendran, HR Head for Clean Mobility R&D Center, Faurecia India Pvt. Ltd. Dr. Bharat Chandra Routara, Dean, KSME welcomed the panellists to the discussion, which was coordinated by Dr. P. Chandrasekhar, Associate Professor. The experts deliberated upon the cultural, mental and technological perspectives of the topic.
The workshops, conducted on Google meet platform, focused on the theme “Rise of the Phygital: The New HR 4.1”. The Workshop-1 titled “Career Opportunities in Core Engineering” had Mr. Debasis Sahu, Advisor, Vasava Group as the resource person. It was jointly hosted by Ms. Trishu Bhattacharya as student coordinator and Dr. Radha Kanta Sarangi, Associate Professor, KSME as the faculty coordinator. The Workshop-2 titled “Building an Agile workforce anchored on trust and empowerment” had Mr. Hiten Pal Saklani, Head of Innovation, Micelio Mobility Pvt. Ltd. as the resource person. It was jointly hosted by Mr. Vishnu Prakash and Mr. Sagar Kumar as student coordinators and Dr. Sushanta Tripathy, Professor, KSME as faculty coordinator.
The Workshop-3 titled “Creation of visionary leadership in the phygital workplace” had Mr. Durga Prasad Mishra, Regional Head East, Siemens as the resource person. It was jointly hosted by Mr. Ayush Bose and Ms. Kreetanjali Kalita as student coordinators and Dr. Debjyoti Sahu, Associate Professor, KSME as faculty coordinator. The Workshop-4 titled “Career in Packaging Industry” had Mr. Abhijeet Sahu, Co-Founder, The Design Territory as the resource person. It was jointly hosted by Mr. Tejas Sinha as student coordinator and Dr. Amlan Panda, Associate Professor, KSME as faculty coordinator.
The Workshop-5 titled “Creating People-centric culture that translates in-person and virtual” had Mrs. Shobha Pandey, Talent Management Leader, John Deere as the resource person. It was jointly hosted by Mr. Anubhav Kumar and Mr. Navnil Das as student coordinators and Dr. Isham Panigrahi, Associate Professor as faculty coordinator.
Mr. Ashutosh Dixit, Mr. Himanshu Singh & Ms. Netra Damle were the overall Student Coordinators.