A Gateway to the U.S. Market: NASSCOM Exclusive SME Program

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Name: A Gateway to the U.S. Market: NASSCOM Exclusive SME Program
Date: July 19, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

In an effort to further promote mutually-beneficial trade, investment and technological exchange opportunities between the United States and India, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) will host the largest Indian trade investment delegation to the U.S. at Automation Alley on July 19.

Michigan technology and manufacturing businesses are welcome to attend. The visit will provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network with NASSCOM member SMEs looking to ease access into the U.S. market while charting new avenues for business growth and expansion.


8:30 a.m.  Registration and breakfast

9 a.m.  Welcome: State of Michigan Update
Jeff Mason, President and CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corporation 

9:15 a.m.  Automation Alley: The Industry 4.0 Knowledge Center
Tom Kelly, Executive Director & CEO, Automation Alley

9:30 a.m.  Introduction of NASSCOM Delegation
Shivendra Singh, Vice President and Head Global Trade, NASSCOM

10:30 a.m.  Panel Discussion: Best Practices for Setting up U.S. Operations
Mahesh Nayak, Practice Group Chair, International and Regional Practices, Dickinson Wright
Rophin Paul, Executive Vice President Americas, PARI Robotics Inc.

11 a.m.  Questions and Answers and Open Discussion

11:15 a.m.  Memorandum of Understanding Ceremony with NASSCOM and Automation Alley
Noel Nevshehir, Director, International Business Services and Global Strategic Partnerships
Shivendra Singh, Vice President and Head Global Trade, NASSCOM

Noon - Conference adjourns

Noon - 2 p.m.  Optional Lunch and networking to meet with the NASSCOM delegation

Registration required


Automation Alley
2675 Bellingham
Troy, MI 48083
Date/Time Information:
Friday, July 19, 2019
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Contact Information:
Contact Lisa Lasser at or 248-457-3283
There is no charge for this event.
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