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  • The Kumbh of Corporate reporting minds – the 8th AR Conclave will witness the convergence of corporate reporting authorities and enthusiasts this Thursday, 14thFebruary

    Published on February 11, 2019

    by Sachin Murdeshwar

    Mumbai :  Get ready for the country’s oldest conference on corporate reporting, AR Conclave is staging its eighth edition at ITC Maratha, Mumbai on Thursday, February 14, 2019. Expanding its ambit beyond India for the first time, this year the conclave will witness the convergence of corporate reporting authorities and enthusiasts at a day-long event, carefully split in two distinct parts – deliberation and celebration.

    During the conclave more than 250 senior corporate delegates from corporate finance, secretarial, sustainability, investor relations and stakeholder communication would brainstorm on the three key aspects; corporate governance, annual reports and sustainability.

    While an array of expert speakers and panelists would add depth and breadth to an epic day of interactive brainstorm, Report Insights’ research team and priceless report library is readying a heady mix of reporting cocktailing the form of three star items.


    AR Monitor – South Asia

    ‘AR Monitor – South Asia’, a benchmarking study of nearly 2800 annuals from South Asia would present ‘South Asia Top-30’ Annual Reports. Leveraging ReportInsights’ proprietary report evaluation tool, it would analyze and highlight the best practices across four varied metrics of Engagement Value, Info-richness, Strategic Orientation and Objective Performance Analysis.


    Global AR Exhibition

    A star attraction from the very first AR Conclave 2011, the ‘Global AR Exhibition’ will display a hundred choicest Annual Reports from across the globe, from across the industry sectors, market capitalization and revenue spectrum. Drawn from the vast and updated AR Library, the display will also highlight what is worth emulating from each of these reports.

    The ‘Global AR Exhibition’ will be another attraction post the conclave where hundred choicest global annual reports from across the globe, industry sectors, market capitalization and revenue spectrum will be showcased.


     Trendsetters – Indian Annual Reports 2014 -2018

    AR Conclave 2018 will also witness the launch of AR insight’s first ever Coffee Table Book – Trendsetters – on corporate reporting. The Coffee Table Book is a culmination of extensive study and benchmarking of Indian Annual Reports for the last five years (2014 to 2018). Trendsetters will capture the evolution of Indian Annual Reports over the last five years, encircling changes induced by regulatory framework, as well as best global practices. A panel of experts and some industry leaders will crystal-gaze into the future of Indian corporate reporting to set the agenda for coming years for Indian companies.


    CEO – arinsight & Managing Director- reportinsight, Mr. Pravin Ujjain said, Since 2011, AR Conclave has fast established itself as the ultimate forum of corporate reporting in India. It brings together the crème de la crème of the corporate world. The idea of such conclave is to get all the biggest sources of inspiration together so that they can present their stories and ideas in the most innovative and engaging ways.”


    On the day of the event, AR conclave will be honored to host 19 renowned speakers from governance, sustainability, capital markets, regulation, investor relations and stakeholder communication will share their practical insights with the delegates. Mentioned below is the list of speakers;


    Speakers Company
    Dr. Aditi Haldar Global Reporting Initiative
    Ms. Beroz Gazdar Centre for Responsible Business
    Mr. Kaushal Sampat Rubix Data Sciences Private Limited
    Mr. Makarand Lele CSIA
    Mr. Nilesh Shah Kotak AMC
    Mr. Nagesh Pinge Independent Director
    Mr. Nikhel Kochhar Institute of Internal Auditors
    Mr. Pramod Joshi The Winning Mantra
    Mr. Prasanna Sankhe Hyphen Brand Consulting
    Mr. Prathmesh Raichura KPMG
    Mr. R. Kannan Hinduja group
    Prof. R Narayanaswamy IIM Bangalore
    Mr. Sairam Prabhu Vedam Kore.ai
    Mr. Sandeep Parekh FinSec Law Advisors
    Mr. Shankar Jaganathan CimplyFive
    Mr. Shriram Subramanian InGovern Research Services
    Mr. Sudip Bandyopadhyay Inditrade Capital
    Dr. Y K Saxena Sustainability Consultant
    Mr. Pravin Ujjain AR Insight


    Mr. Ujjain added, “The event will be a starry affair and we promise to deliver one of the most insightful and interactive conclave with a mixture of experience, knowledge, enthusiasm and innovation “