These business travel workshops (BTW) are intended to maintain a high level of engagement with the corporate travel buyer community throughout the year by conducting knowledge and networking workshops in their respective locations.

As part of this concept, GBTA India is also creating community groups to allow frequent communications and exchange of ideas. In addition we are creating a core team of volunteers who will assist in the execution of these events across the country.

Location: Noida
Date: April 21

Park Plaza Noida
C Block, Sector 55
Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201307 India

2:00 PM Registrations
3:00 PM Introduction – Gaurav Sundaram
3:05 PM GBTA India Initiatives in 2017 - Gaurav Sundaram
3:15 PM GBTA Research BTI Outlook India - H2 2016 - Gaurav Sundaram
3:30 PM Presentation by Park Plaza Noida
3:40 PM Panel Discussion I – "Mobility Management – Managing Uncertainty"

Session Description:
Ensuring smooth mobility across global borders is a major challenge given the constantly changing rules & regulation. What are some of the best practices in ensuring an effective business travel program while managing stakeholder interests and business objectives.

Ms. Shveta Chakraborty, Manager Travel & Hospitality - Global Services, Fiserv

Mr. John Steve Rao, Director – Global People Movement, Publicis.Sapient
Ms. Sheetal Sehgal, Associate Director – Global Mobility, Nagarro Software
Mr. Ajay Hasija - Director Immigration Services, Ferguson Snell - Immigration Division , CSC
Mr. Rahul Dixit , Head - Operations (North India) & BSG, dnata India
4:30 PM Networking Break – Tea & Coffee
5:00 PM

Panel Discussion II - “Shared Economy” Solutions in Ground Transportation

Session Description:
How deeply impacted are ground transportation programs in Indian business travel  with the coming of share economy vendors like Uber & Ola . Is this impacting  the business of legacy partners. Business partners &  corporate travel buyers will debate the new phenomena , the attendant challenges & new control & compliance processes.

Mr. Gaurav Luthra , President & Head : Products &
Supplier Management , FCM Travel Solutions India

Mr. Nittan Bhalla, General Manager FMS/ BPS - India , Wipro Limited
Mr. Gaurav Narula , Commodity Manager Purchasing , Schneider Electric
Mr. Rajesh Munjal , Chief Operating Officer , Carzonrent
Mr. Saurabh Mehta , Regional Manager , Uber4Business

5:50 PM Business Travel Innovations / Best Practices - Gaurav Sundaram
6:30 PM PM Networking Cocktails & Refreshment
8:00 PM Close of Event

Mr. Nittan Bhalla
General Manager FMS/ BPS
India, Wipro Limited
Mr. Gaurav Narula
Commodity Manager Purchasing – Schneider Electric
Mr. Ajay Hasija
Director Immigration Services
XCHANGING, Ferguson Snell
Mr. John Steve Rao
Director – Global People Movement
GBTA Direct Members Complimentary
Non-Member Buyers Complimentary
GBTA Allied Members $75 USD
Non-Member Industry Partners $150 USD


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