The Indian Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), hosted the first leg of its flagship industry event, Spacetronics 2023, bringing together prominent industry members, thought leaders and experts to delve into the realm of Intelligent System Design for Mission-Critical Systems. The event took place on May 25, 2023, at Hilton Bengaluru Embassy Manyata Business Park (Convention Centre).
The summit witnessed the participation of eminent personalities who shared their valuable insights and experiences in the field. Distinguished attendees included, Mr. Anshuman Tripathi, Member, National Security Advisory Board, Mr. Jayant Patil, Member of Executive Committee of Management, L&T, Mr. Manoj Jain, Director R&D, Bharat Electronics Ltd, and Dr. Nilesh Desai, Director, SAC, Ahmedabad.
Commenting on the event, Sanjay Gupta, Chairman of IESA said, “It is with immense pride and honor that we host Spacetronics 2023, a milestone event in the realm of space technology and electronics. We are delighted to welcome brilliant minds, industry leaders, and visionaries to this remarkable gathering. Organizing Spacetronics 2023 is a testament to our commitment to fostering innovation, driving technological advancements, and shaping the future of the critical electronics in the space industry through transformative collaborations.
The event commenced with opening address by Mr. K. Krishna Moorthy, CEO and President, IESA, and Mr. Sanjay Gupta, Chairman, IESA, President & CEO at Minda Corporation, followed by a speech by the Guest of Honour. Mr. Jayant Patil, Member of Executive Committee of Management, L&T, made the Presidential Address at the event.
Attendees were also treated to insightful presentations by industry experts, including “Leveraging Automated Test to Enable Digital Transformation” by Mr. Ranjith Naduvil, Regional Manager and Country Head (Engineering) at NI, “Intelligent System Design for Mission-Critical Systems” by Mr. Jaishankar Narayanankutty, Sales Group Director at Cadence, “Overviews of the India Space Policy, CANSAT Competition, and the SMOPS 2023 Conference” by Dr. Vinod Kumar, Director, IN-SPACe, Bengaluru, and “Building Next Generation Space & Defence Systems and Adaptive Computing” by Mr. Rohith Gopalakrishna, Country Sales Manager, AMD.
The conference also featured engaging panel discussions that shed light on various aspects of the industry, such as “Success Stories from Indian Industries in Space Electronics”, “Successful Design and Development of Satellites by Engineering Colleges across India”, and “Academic Research and Product Development for Space and Defence”. The conference also showcased informative presentations highlighting the successful development and unveiling of NavIC receivers by two Indian startups, Accord Software Systems and Manjeera Digital Systems Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Sanjeev Gupta, CEO, KDEM, shared some invaluable insights on their initiatives on “Space and Defence Beyond Bengaluru”, followed by inspiring keynote addresses from Ms. Gunjan Krishna IAS, Commissioner of Industries and Commerce, Govt. of Karnataka, and Dr. EV Ramana Reddy IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Electronics & IT, Govt. of Karnataka.
“The success of Spacetronics 2023 is a result of the convergence of pioneering ideas, relentless innovation, and the unwavering dedication of our participants. The event served as a catalyst for cross-disciplinary collaborations, facilitating the exchange of knowledge and expertise. The groundbreaking technologies showcased at Spacetronics 2023 have redefined the boundaries of space technology and electronics, driving us towards a future of limitless possibilities. IESA is proud to have provided a platform that ignited transformative breakthroughs, making Spacetronics 2023 a resounding success in shaping the future of the aerospace industry,” said Mr K Krishnamoorthy, President and CEO, IESA.
Spacetronics 2023 has proved to be a remarkable platform for industry professionals, researchers, and decision-makers to collaborate, exchange knowledge, and pave the way for advancements in intelligent system design for mission-critical systems. The event’s success further cements IESA’s commitment to driving innovation and progress in the electronics and semiconductor industry.