11:30 Hrs – 12:30 Hrs

EcoCraft: Creating Sustainable Furniture



Rucheeka Chhugani

Director - Corporate Affairs, Communication & Marketing, NuernbergMesse India Pvt. Ltd.


Panellists / Presenters

• Huzefa Samplewala - President, Association of Furniture Manufacturers & Traders (AFMT) and Principal Member of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) committee for furniture

• Dr. Jimmy Thomas - Assistant Director, Technical Services, Canadian Wood

• Kshitij Limaye - Co-Founder & Managing Director, KBNK Design Build

• Kanika Bawa - Founder & Design Director, Kanika Bawa Design

• Mohit Bansal - Public Affairs Lead, IKEA India

14.00 Hrs - 15.30 Hrs

Sleep Science - Innovations in Mattress Technology



S. Sundaresan

Secretary, Indian Sleep Products Federation


Panellists / Presenters

• Soniya Potdar - Founder and Principal Designer, Studio Purple Interior Design

• Manoj Sharma - President, Sleepwell

• Uttam Malani - Executive Director, Centuary Mattresses

• Mathew George - Executive Director, Duroflex Pvt. Ltd.

• Suraj Sahai - Senior Regional Manager Architecture, Design & Construction - Eurasia, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

15:30 Hrs - 17:30 Hrs

IFJ PLUS Conversations
Restaurant Space: Creating an Immersive Experience through Design 



Sylvia Khan

Editor & Creative Head, IFJ PLUS Magazine


Panellists / Presenters

• Tejal Mathur - Founder, Tejal Mathur Design

• Ar. D M Upasani - Principal Architect, Urban Design Cell

• Ar. Khozema Chitalwala - Principal Architect, Designers Group


Mohit Bansal

IKEA India

Tejal Mathur

Tejal Mathur Design

Suraj Sahai

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Sumessh Menon

Sumessh Menon Associates

Soniya Potdar

Studio Purple Interior Design

Minnie Bhatt

Minnie Bhatt Design

Mathew George


Manoj Sharma


Kshitij Limaye

KBNK Design Build

Kanika Bawa

Kanika Bawa Design

Dr. Jimmy Thomas

Canadian Wood

Uttam Malani

Centuary Mattresses