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Bangalore, Karnataka, New Delhi, Delhi, India: World Productivity Congress, the world’s largest convention for productivity development, is back in India after a gap of 45 years. The 19th edition of World Productivity Congress (WPC) will be held on May 6 to May 8, 2020 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bangalore.

The foremost future-shaping productivity deliberation event will be a key platform to deliberate on innovation and world-class practices that shape future productivity growth. WPC brings together a distinguished group of leading businessmen, industrialists, scholars, politicians, administrators and productivity experts from around the globe and from all sectors of industry, commerce and public services.


Professor Mike Dillon shares his thoughts on WPC being back in India.
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Professor Mike Dillon shares his thoughts on WPC being back in India.

Montreal headquartered World Confederation of Productivity Science (WCPS) has been organising this mega future-shaping convention since 1969. Last time, WPC was held in India was in the year 1974. This global event has been held in the UK, USA, Canada, China, Australia, India, Chile, South Africa, Malaysia, Norway, Sweden and Bahrain in its past editions.

WPC takes a broad, inclusive and holistic view of productivity, recognising that to be sustainable, businesses, governments and other organisations have to address social, environmental and economic productivities. The Congress is co-organised by PDA ventures Pvt Ltd, a group company of Trade Fairs Pvt Ltd, one of India’s largest home-grown Trade fair organising companies.

The takeaways from the 19th edition of the World Productivity Congress aims to be a catalyst for shaping future government approaches to enhance productivity for shaping future organisational strategies.

Theme: The 19th World Productivity Congress themed “Industry 4.0 - Innovation and Productivity" which represents the Fourth Industrial Revolution that amalgamates the capabilities of humans and machines. I-4.0 uses innovations based on artificial intelligence, IoT and connectivity in industry, advanced manufacturing and the service sectors to increase productivity in a sustainable manner. The congress will focus on topics Digital Transformation, Technologies for I-4.0, Innovation in Service Industries, Implications for Global Challenges and Smart Manufacturing.

Destination India: The long-term Indian GDP growth is considered stable, diversified and resilient. Over the next few years, India is expected to grow at well over 7% per year, with progress being sustained by dynamic reforms in the macroeconomic, fiscal, tax and business environments. India is expected to be the third-largest consumer economy as its consumption is projected to reach US$ 4 trillion by 2025, due to an expanding middle-class population, growing disposable incomes, urbanisation and rising affluence. This tremendous market potential makes India the ideal choice for the 19th World Productivity Congress.

Objectives of this Congress:

To contribute to the development of productivity science through trans-national presentations, keynote speeches and panel discussions.

To act as a trans-national forum for discussions on policy and infrastructure development to support high productivity manufacturing organisations.

The event will also provide an incentive to the Manufacturing sector via focused deliberations that will bridge the Indian industry with Global Knowledge and Technology.

Registration: Delegate registrations are now open and can be accessed by visiting our website www.wpc2020.in

About World Confederation of Productivity Science:

The World Confederation of Productivity Science (WCPS) is an international association of industry, government, research centres, universities and scientists with an interest in progressing their economies and industries by the application of best practices in productivity science. Members of WCPS firmly believe that improving productivity increases wealth, and if that wealth is shared appropriately, conditions are created to enable a fairer society and a more peaceful world. Established in 1969, WCPS has hosted World Congress events, approximately every two or three years, usually involving the most senior leaders in government and industry, striving to enhance their economic and productivity strategies utilising the global knowledge and reach of WCPS.

There are two branches within WCPS:

The World Academy of Productivity Science (WAPS) comprising over 500 recognised world leaders in productivity.

The World Network of Productivity Organisations (WNPO) comprising approximately 23 countries that have established National Productivity Centers or National Productivity Organisations, usually in Private-Public partnerships, to make best practices in productivity more readily available to small to medium sized entities and government departments.

About PDA Ventures Private Limited

PDA Ventures Private Limited is part of PDA Tradefairs Private Limited Group. For over two decades now, PDA Trade Fairs Pvt Ltd has been organising several sector specific b2b trade fairs, events, conferences, world congresses, roadshows and business forums in India and Overseas. This core business of connecting industry specific ecosystems has been augmented via a speciality publishing initiative that connects communities round the year offering news, views and analysis relevant to specific industry verticals. PDA Trade Fairs has also been serving select sectors by bridging demand and supply side via custom published business directories. In step with the current digital era, PDA Trade Fairs also offers immersive multimedia experiums.

Disclaimer: This content is released by Business Wire India. No HT journalist was involved in the creation of this content.

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