IIM-ATM 2023
The  flagship annual event of the IIM where metallurgists and materials scientists / engineers from all over the country, representing all the main sectors of industry, academia and R&D institutions, participate for exchanging their ideas, knowledge and experience. Every year during the ATM, the participating metallurgists and material scientists, engineers do lot of knowledge-sharing, speak about their rich experiences and do exchange of new ideas. The international conferences during the IIM-ATMs throw light on contemporary topics of relevance such as green manufacturing, strategic and rare metals, additive manufacturing and accelerated development of materials, which are of immense interest to the industrial community at large. 

Program Schedule

22nd   November, 2023
23rd   November, 2023
24th   November, 2023

Day 1

Plenary, International Symposium & Technical Exhibition



8.00 AM - 10.00 AMRegistration of Delegates of IIM ATM-2023
10.00 AM - 11.00 AMInauguration of Technical Exhibition by Chief Guest
Chief Guest: Sri Pradeep Kumar Jena, IAS, Chief Secretary, Odisha
Guest of Honor: Sri Hemant Sharma, IAS, Principal Secretary Industries, GoO.
Sri. Satish Pai, President, IIM,
Sri. Sajjan Jindal, VP, IIM,
Sri B S Murty, VP, IIM
Dr. Komal Kapoor, VP,IIM
Sri. Amarendu Prakash, Chairman SAIL
11.00 AM - 11.30 AMInauguration of Technical Exhibition by Sri. Sajjan Jindal, Chairman JSW Group, Vice President IIM)
11.30 AM - 11.45 AMTea Break
11.45 AM - 12.00 PMInauguration of the International Symposium and Presidential Remark by Mr. Satish Pai
Theme - Sustainable Transformations in Metal Industries
12.00 PM - 12.30 PM12.30 PM - 1.00 PM1.00 PM - 1.30 PM
Dr. Akshaya Kumar Padhi
Theme: Cathode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries
Prof. Ragnhild Elizabeth Aune
Theme: Recycling Li-Ion Batteries - A Crucial Step Towards Sustainability
Mr. Philippe Meyer, CTO Novelis
Theme: Aluminium as material of choice for the transition of the Automotive industry towards Carbon Neutrality
Career Inspirational Session – in Seminar Hall
Theme - Career Navigation in Metals & Materials Sector

Keynote Speakers :
- Mr. Amarendu Prakash, Chairman, SAIL
- Dr. Ramanuj Narayan, Director, CSIR-IMMT
- Ms. Kopal Agrawal, Joint President-strategic procurement, Hindalco Industries Limited
1.30 PM - 2.30 PMLUNCH : Hosted by Ministry of Steel, Government of India:
2:20 PMPoster session Inauguration By Shri Amarendu Prakash, Chairman, SAIL
2.30 PM - 3.15 PMPanel Discussion - I (Panel comprising CEOs)
SAIL: Shri Amarendu Prakash, Chairman
NMDC: Shri Amitabh Mukherjee, CMD
Danieli: Shri Gajendra Panwar, MD & CEO
JSW: Sri Lokendra Raj Singh, COO
TATA Steel: Sri Debasish Bhattacharya, VP Technology & New Material Business
3.20 PM - 3.50 PMPlenary Lecture-4
Prof. Veena Sahajwalla
Theme: A smart vision for a sustainable future: SMaRT technologies and MICROfactories™ creating sustainable materials and products from waste
3.50 PM - 5.30 PMNMA Awards :-
3.50 PM - 4.00 PM: Invocation-Ganesh Vandana
4.00 PM - 4.05 PM: Welcome Address: Sri. Satish Pai, President, IIM
4.05 PM - 4.15 PM: Address by Special Guest: Sri Parmjeet Singh, Additional Industrial Adviser (Technical Division), MoS
4.15 PM - 4.25 PM: Address by Guest of Honor: Shri. Nagendra Nath Sinha, Secretary, MoS
4.25 PM - 4.45 PM: Address by Chief Guest: Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Steel & Rural Development
4.45 PM - 5:10 PM:Presentation of NMA Awards shall be conducted by Secretary General, IIM, Brig Arun Ganguli (Retd)
    Announcement of Awards across the following categories:
  •  Lifetime Achievement; 3 minutes acceptance speech
  •  Award for R&D in Iron & Steel Sector
  •  National Metallurgist; 2 minutes acceptance speech
  •  Young Metallurgist [Metal Sc.]
  •  Young Metallurgist [Env. Sc.]

5.20 PM - 5.30 PM: Felicitation of the Dignitaries on the Dais & Thank you note by Sri Somnath Guha, Hon. Treasurer, IIM & National Anthem
5.20 PM - 5.45 PMHigh Tea hosted by Caldrey
5.45 PM - 6.15 PMPlenary Lecture-5
Dr. Subodh Kumar Das
7.00 PM - 8.30 PMCultural Programme
Place: KIIT Auditorium
8.30 PM OnwardsBanquet Dinner hosted by JSW
Place: KIIT Campus
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