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BPC Asia Agenda



09:30 - 09:55 hrs

Welcome Ceremony - Day 1

Steven Coles, CPP APMP
Chair - APMP HQ
Leader Client Success, Broadleaf Global

Abhijit Majumdar, CPP, CAP APMP
Chair, APMP India Chapter
Co-Founder & CEO, Slidedge AI

Rick Harris, CP APMP

10:00 - 11:00 hrs

Keynote Address: Efficiency, Effectiveness & Elegance

Krishna Dhan Das

11:00 - 11:20 hrs Networking Break  
11:20 - 12:05 hrs

Winning Deals Through Innovation

George C Paul
VP - Europe TLC, Capgemini 

How to Solve Proposal Challenges with Knowledge Management Tools

Manish Bafna
VP of Engineering, RFPIO

Rajarshi Chanda, CF APMP
Program Manager-Global Presales and Solutions, Fujitsu

My Tryst with Failures in Large Bids

Santanu Bhaumik
Group General Manager & Head-Professional Services, Ingram Micro

12:05 - 12:15 hrs Networking Break
12:15 - 13:00 hrs 

Building Sustainable Competitive Advantage in Bidding Through Diversity

Shashi Kukar, CF APMP
Leader, Account Excellence & Client Success, Genpact LLC


Reporting - The Bid Writers' Superpower  

Sagar Pomal
Chief Technical Officer, Avnio

Jaimik Doshi
Director of Technical Delivery, Avnio

Personal Excellence & Leadership

Krishna Gopal
Global Head - Sales Enablement, Tech Mahindra

13:00 - 14:00 hrs Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 hrs

Code Name: 294 - Win the Numbers Game
Academy of Customer Experience Consultancy

15:30 - 15:40 hrs Networking Break
15:40 -16:25 hrs   

Compelling Storytelling in Proposals

Subba Bhairavabhatla
Head – Solutions, Teleperformance

Be the Mozart of Your Proposal Orchestra

Sunil Agrawal, CP APMP Fellow
Head of Commercial Excellence - Asia Pacific, ISS A/S

Include Proposal Automation and Marketing to Build a Holistic Proposal Management Ecosystem

Sarthy Vadnerkar
Director - Marketing & Presales, AST LLC

16:25 - 16:35 hrs  Networking Break   
16:35 - 17:20 hrs

Building High Impact Bid & Proposal Management Teams at Scale

Rajeev Sinha
Associate Director, Acuity Knowledge Partners

Agile Proposals for an Agile World

Ramesh Dorairaj, CP APMP
Founder, Leaders Anvil

Future of Proposal – Digitalization, Design, and Delivery 

Sam Singh, CPP APMP (Session Moderator)
Managing Partner, Shipley Wins

Shubhada Kulkarni, CP APMP (Panelist)
Associate Director – Presales, Firstsource

Dipanwita Singh, CF APMP
Sr. Bid Manager, SAP

17:20 hrs Day 1 Closing
19:00 – 21:00 hrs  Awards Night with Dinner Produced by APMP India   
09:30 - 09:40 hrs  Welcome Ceremony – Day 2  
Steven Coles, CPP APMP
Chair, APMP HQ
Leader Client Success, Broadleaf Global 
Abhijit Majumdar, CPP, CAP APMP
Chair, APMP India Chapter Co-Founder & CEO, Slidedge AI
Rick Harris, CP APMP CEO, APMP HQ 
09: 40 - 10:25 hrs 

Keynote Address: Five Compelling Benefits of Being APMP Certified

Tony Birch, CPP APMP Fellow   

10:25 - 10:45 hrs  Networking Break  
10:45 - 11:30 hrs   

3F: Future Fintech Framework

Kartik Swaminathan
Founder Consultant, Fintastech

What Does the Customer Want to Read in Your Business Proposal?

Vijay Kumar, CP APMP
Proposal Director, DM&T Innovation Labs

National Skill Development Council   
11:30 - 11:40 hrs Networking Break  
11:40 - 12:25 hrs  

Managing the Process Effectively with Playbooks

Saddappa Jalli, CP APMP
Senior Practice Manager, Wipro Limited

Mental Health and Wellness in the Bid & Proposal Profession

Veekshita Manager, CF APMP
Manager - APAC Bid Management

Future Ready Digital Business - Business Strategy and Transformation

Amit Singh
Business Strategy & Transformation Leader, Wipro Limited

12:25 - 12:35 hrs Networking Break
12:35 - 13:20 hrs  

How to Influence Upper Management/Adjacent Roles

Lakshita Matai, CF APMP
Senior Bid Coordinator, ICF Consulting India Private Limited

How Presales Professionals Can Make Time to be Creative in the Response Process

Aditya Shridharan
Associate Director - Global Presales & Solution Consulting, RFPIO


Knowledge and Virtual Proposal Management - The Backend Heroes!!!

Soni Singh, CF APMP
Proposal Manager, AT&T Global Business Services

Bennette P, CF APMP
Proposal Manager, AT&T Global Business Services

Rajesh Nallathambi, CF APMP
Proposal Manager, AT&T Global Business Services

13:20 - 14:20 hrs Lunch
14:20 - 15:50 hrs

Emergence Through LEGO SERIOUS PLAY

Laxman Muruggapan & Vaishali Bharucha  

15:50 - 16:00 hrs Networking Break  
16:00 - 16:45 hrs  

Winning Large Transformation Proposals

Sravanthi Medepalli
Manager, Wipro Limited

Managing Remote/Hybrid Teams

Vishal Kashyap, CF APMP
Sr Engineer, Firelink

Incorporating Brainstorming Techniques in Proposal Management

Rajesh Bhatia
Head of Pursuits, India, JLL

16:45 - 16:55 hrs Networking Break  
16:55 - 17:40 hrs  

Storytelling Through Compelling Executive Summaries

Vinay Babu GP, CF APMPStrategic Pursuit Lead, Cognizant Technology Solutions  

Advancing Your Bid and Proposal Career

Nanda Das
VP - Bid & Proposal Management, Genpact LLC

17:40 hrs   Closing Ceremony   
Steven Coles, CPP APMP
Chair, APMP HQ Leader Client Success, Broadleaf Global 
Vasudev Murthy, CP APMP
Co-Chair, APMP India Chapter  
Rick Harris, CP APMP
This was my first APMP event, and I was wholly impressed. The energy in the room reignited my passion for this industry, and I can't wait to get back to my team to implement what I have learned.
Brittany Guzman
Brittany Guzman, CF APMP
The time was a good investment, and I expect to reap benefits now and in the future!
Kelly Erickson
Kelly Erickson, CF APMP