India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), which is one of the premier trade body representing the Indian Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry is going to accelerate self-reliance in technology of Space, Aerospace, Defence & Internal Security by hosting the first edition of SPACETRONICS in the year 2018 and the fifth edition of DEFTRONICS scheduled on 18th and 19th of September 2018 at the Leela Palace, Bengaluru.
Highlights of SPACETRONICS & DEFTRONICS 2018:
Inauguration of ISRO Technology Incubation Centre, Agartala by Shri Biplab Kumar Deb, Chief Minister, Tripura at SPACETRONICS & DEFTRONICS 2018 on September 18, 2018Keynote address by Dr. K V Sivan, Chairman, ISRO on SPACETRONICS Day (September 18, 2018)Workshop by ISRO on opportunities in Space Technology on SPACETRONICS Day (September 18, 2018)IESA SPACETRONICS Awards & DEFTRONICS Awards 2018 September 18, 2018Workshop on Defence on DEFTRONICS Day (September 19, 2018)Exhibition by Aerospace & Defence electronics companies
India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), the premier trade body representing the Indian Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry is going to accelerate self-reliance in Space technology, Aerospace, Defence & Internal Security by hosting the first edition of SPACETRONICS 2018 and the fifth edition of DEFTRONICS scheduled on September 18 & 19, 2018 at the Leela Palace, Bengaluru.
India is one of the largest importers of defence equipment as of now. There is an urgent need for the upgradation of defence equipment and it’s not just that feasible to meet our requirements with the help of an imports alone. Self-reliance is the only one of the best way forward for us to ensure the security as well as the economic growth of the manufacturing sector among people. It is in this scenario that conferences like the SPACETRONICS & DEFTRONICS assume critical importance. It is essential that there are actionable innovative ideas that are the end result of this conference.
India is home to a number of DPSUs including HAL, BEL, BEML, etc. With the Defence industry being investment heavy, a healthy public-private partnership is the need of the hour. Start-ups are at the forefront of innovation and cutting-edge technology. Therefore it is critical that there is a fruitful collaboration between the private players (the SMEs and MSMEs) and the PSUs and DPSUs to change the landscape of the strategic electronics sector. Similarly, it is important to nurture innovation and entrepreneurship in the space sector. IESA has recognised this as a great opportunity to continue its effort to build and support the innovation, entrepreneurship and manufacturing ecosystem in the space and defence space.
SPACETRONICS 2018 is focused on discussion related to space technologies and policies. ISRO Technology Incubation Centre, Agartala will be launched remotely from Bengaluru at the Inaugural Session of SPACETRONICS 2018. It will be graced by the presence of Shri Biplab Kumar Deb, Chief Minister, Govt. of Tripura, Dr. K Sivan, Chairman, ISRO, Dr. A S Kiran Kumar, Former Chairman, ISRO and Advisor IESA, Dr. P V Venkitakrishnan, Director, CBPO, ISRO, Dr. H K Sharma, Director, NIT, Agartala, Shri Anil Kumar Muniswamy, Chairman IESA and MD, SLN Technologies and other dignitaries. The summit will host the IESA SPACETRONICS Awards 2018 & DEFTRONICS Awards 2018 aiming to recognise outstanding individuals and role models in innovation and excellence in the electronics & design services ecosystem in fields of Space Technology, Avionics and Defence Industry.
DEFTRONICS 2018 is focused on providing sessions on the various opportunities in the defence, defence manufacturing, skilling, major programs of defence, etc.