DRDO, SIDM, FICCI, L&T to be part of webinar series in run-up to Aero India 2021: Defence Ministry

New Delhi: Aero India 2021, the biennial air show and defence exhibition organised by the Ministry of Defence (MoD), is scheduled to be held from 3rd to 7th February 2021 at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru. In the run-up to Aero India, a series of webinars will be conducted beginning from 17th December 2020 onwards. The webinars will be conducted by luminaries and themed on contemporary defence and aerospace topics. The webinars will be streamed worldwide, said the Defence Ministry in a press communication on Wednesday, 16th December.

The Ministry of Defence has revealed that the topics of the webinars would be of academic interest and relevance to the defence, aerospace and security industries, and also to the academia and student fraternity. The details of the webinars, schedule, and link for participation for each session will be available on the Aero India 2021 website. The webinars will also be streamed live on Twitter, YouTube Channel etc. The recordings of the Webinars will also be available on the Aero India 2021 website.

Tentative Webinar Schedule Aero India 2021

DatesConducting Organisation / SpeakerTopic
1.      17th Dec’20 (0930hrs – 1245hrs IST)DDP / FICCIJoint Indo Maldives High-Level Defence Engagement
2.      18th Dec’20 (0900 hrs – 1130 hrs IST)Indian Army & CENJOWSChanging Dynamics of the India Ocean Region
3.      6th Jan’21SIDM: JD Patil , L&T & President SIDMIndia: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing and Export Hub.
4.      7th Jan’21MoCAMaking India Self Reliant (Aatmanirbhar Bharat) in Aircraft Manufacturing
5.      13th Jan’21Bharat Shakti, Moderator: Nitin GokhaleConsolidating Defence Capabilities of IOR Countries for Security of Global Commons’
6.      18th Jan’21DDPHighlights of Aero India 21Recent Policy Initiatives
7.      21st Jan’21Chairman DRDO‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat’
8.      Dec ’20 / Jan’21DDP with SIDM & FICCI Country WebinarsSeries of Country webinars are scheduled in Dec’20 / Jan’21.

Aero India is the largest air show in Asia and attracts exhibitors from the world’s leading industries in the fields of military and civil aviation, aerospace, airport infrastructure, and defence engineering. The show includes both air displays and static exhibitions of a large array of military platforms from the aerospace sector, said the Defence Ministry.

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