One Mega Event | Smarter Solutions for a better Tomorrow. 23-25 May 2018, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

Conference Programme 2017

Day 1: 10 May 2017
Time Room A: Urban Planning
1000-1100 hrs Opening CeremonyPhotogallery

Opening Remarks: Mr. Prem Behl, Chairman, Exhibitions India Group

Address by representing country
• Ms Mei-Hua Wang, Economic Vice Minister, Taiwan
• Mr Alphonsus Stoelinga, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to India

Guest of Honour - Keynote Industry Address: Ms. Safra A. Catz, CEO, Oracle Corporation, USA

Special Address: Shri L.C. Goyal, IAS, CMD, India Trade Promotion Organisation, India

Inaugural Address by Chief Guest: Shri Rajiv Gauba, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India

Vote of Thanks: Mr. Prem Behl, Chairman, Exhibitions India Group
1100-1130 hrs Networking break
1130-1300 hrs Inaugural Conference Session: Smarter Solutions for a Better TomorrowPhotogallery
The inaugural conference session, Smarter Solutions for a Better Tomorrow, will offer a global vision for successfully accommodating the projected growth in urban populations in India. Experts on the panel will examine where India stands today with key enabling technologies and innovative deployment of next generation technologies. Besides discussing a range of urban development challenges such as removing barriers to innovation and facilitating collaboration between diverse players, the panel will also dwell upon the strong political priority of acquiring the skills and capabilities that will allow the nation to develop its own smart solutions. Governance models and leadership strategies for transforming cities will be a key point during the discussion. Current attitudes of citizens and how governments are trying to achieve enhanced citizen engagement will be another important part of the discourse. The session will also look at the roadmap for smart sustainable cities, along with the multiple growth opportunities in the smart city ecosystem.

Chair: Mr. Sanjeev Sanyal, Principal Economic Adviser, Ministry of Finance, Government of India


• Mr. Jagan Shah, Director, National Institute of Urban Affairs, India
• Mr. Jayant Kohale, Business Leader, Smart Cities Business, Larsen & Toubro, India
• Mr. NSN Murty, Executive Director & Leader, Smart Cities , PwC, India
• Mr. Debapriya Nandan, Senior Director and Head-Public Sector Business, Oracle, India
• Mr. Vikarmjit Singh, Senior Country Officer, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, India
• Dr. Avinash Kumar, Director-Programs and Policy, Water Aid, India
• Mr. Oleg Kamberski, Head - Passenger Transport & Taxis, International Road Transport Union (IRU), Belgium

1300-1400 hrs Lunch
Time Room A: Urban Planning Room B: Buildings India Room C: Water India Room D: Transport India Room E:
Solar India
Room F: Youth Leadership Summit
1400-1530 hrs Session: City Planning Session: Housing for all Session: Water Industry of India Session: Sustainable Transportation: Roadmap Session: State of the sector- Targets, roadmap and challenges Youth Leadership Summit
1530-1545 hrs Networking break  
1545-1715 hrs Session: Urban Design: Role of Architecture Session: IoT Enabled Infrastructure in Cities Session: Drinking Water & Sanitation Session: Green Transportation: Technologies Session: Financing RE  

Day 2: 11 May 2017
Time Room A: Urban Planning Room B: Building India Room C: Water India Room D: Transport India Room E: Solar India Room F: Mayors Conclave
1000-1130 hrs Session: Communication Network and Infrastructure Make it Sustainable - Building Materials (MiSBM): EU Experience in materials certification for the Indian Market Session: Technologies and Practices for Water Rejuvenation and Re-Use Session: Efficient Urban Public Transport and Facilities Session: Regulatory framework Session 1: Improving Governance Model
1130-1145 hrs Networking break
1145-1315 hrs Session: Translating IoT into Innovation and Better Services Session: Swiss innovations for smart cities in India Session: Reviving Water Resources & Its Management Workshop by Taiwan Session: Jobs and Skills Session 2: Enhancing Citizen Engagement
1315-1400 hrs Lunch
1400-1530 hrs Session: Building Safe and Secure Cities Session: Green Buildings Session: Preserving and Protecting the Water Resources (River Development) Session: Developing the Intra-City Multimodal Infrastructure GSES Master Class on Solar Rooftop Session 3: Roadmap: Preparing a city to be smart
1530-1545 hrs Networking break
1545-1730 hrs Session: e-Governance for Smart Cities Session: Safe Infrastructure for Smart Cities Session by CDD: Closing the Water Loop -Wastewater management and reuse for Smart Cities Session: Traffic management & road safety

Session: Make in India- Solar manufacturing sector Mayor Networking & Exhibition Tour

Day 3: 12 May 2017
Time Room A: Urban Planning Room B: Building India Room C: Water India Room D: Transport India Room E: Solar India Room F: Smart Village Conclave
1000-1130 hrs Session: Solid waste management in cities Session: Facilitating seamless procurement of goods & services for timely execution of construction projects Session: Industry, urban and rural water requirements Session: Parking infrastructure and management for smart cities Session: Grid integration- Storage, Big data etc. Smart Village Conclave
1130-1145 hrs Networking break
1145-1315 hrs Session: Role of Geospatial Technologies in Enabling Smart Cities Session:Real estate development

Workshop by European Union Session: Intelligent transport system (Connected vehicles)
Session: Grid-Connected Solar Rooftop
1315-1400 hrs Lunch
1400-1530 hrs Session: Health and the Cities Session: Investment realities in real estate Cyber Security for Smart Cities: Workshop by Mr. Rahul Tyagi, Vice President, Trainings, Lucideus, India Session: Developing a skill driver programme in a smart city - Session by Fleet Forum Session: Off Grid Solar
1530-1545 hrs Networking break
1545-1730 hrs
Smart Citie India Awards 2016