6th Smart Cities India 2020
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07-09 July 2020
Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India
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2019 Conference Programme

Day 1: 22 May 2019
Time Conference Room A: Smart Cities
0930-1100 hrs Introduction & Welcome: Mr. Prem Behl, Chairman, Exhibitions India Group
Address by Industry Partner: Mr. Ankur Malhotra, Director, Mazars Advisory LLP
Address by Knowledge Partner: Mr. Sameer Jain, Partner & Lead – Urban Transformation, KPMG
Address by Knowledge Partner: Mr. Rahul Bagdia, Director & Co-founder, pManifold
Inaugural Address: Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, IAS, Secretary, Minister Housing & Urban Affairs Government of India
Release of reports:
Synchronizing a SMARTER India: by Mazars
Internet of Things in Smart cities: by KPMG
City EV Readiness: Bottom-up approach to scale EVs: by pManifold
Vote of Thanks and Ribbon Cutting: Mr. Prem Behl, Chairman, Exhibitions India Group Exhibition Tour
1100-1130 hrs Tea break
1130-1300 hrs Plenary Session: Developing smart cities for our citizens
Session focus:

• Essential features of smart cities mission
• Role of citizens in building smart cities
• Benefits for unprivileged sector in smart cities
• Learning from key smart city developments around the world
• Market trends and growth drivers
• Enhancing sustainability, accessibility and livability
• Key emerging technologies and applications
• Cities with public private partnerships
• City and utility collaboration
• Conversations between small and large cities and finding incentives to work together

Moderator: Mr. Sameer Jain, Partner & Lead – Urban Transformation, KPMG
Chair: Shri Naresh Kumar, Chairman, New Delhi Municipal Corporation, India
Industry Presentation: Mr. Deepak NG - Director BT Innovative Business & Global Affairs, Dassault Systemes, India

• Shri Anjum Parwez, IAS, Principal Secretary to Government (Municipalities & UDA), Urban Development Department, Government of Karnataka, India
• Mr. Rajendra Chaudhari, Director (Commercial), NBCC, India
• Mr. Rajeev Talwar, CEO, DLF Ltd., India
• Dr. Renu Khosla, Director, Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence, India
• Mr. Kyong-Yul-Lee, Secretary General, World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (WeGO)
• Mr. Jayant Kohale, Business Head – RPG Smart Infra, KEC International Limited, India
• Mr. Amjad Sayyed, Sr. Vice President, Schindler India
1300-1400 hrs Lunch
1400-1530 hrs Digitally integrated smart cities
Session focus:

• Digital infrastructure for citizen
• Governance and services on demand
• Digital empowerment of citizens
• Command control centres
• 5G for smart cities
• Networks & data solution
• Cyber security

Moderator: Ms. Neetika Chhabra, Associate Director, KPMG
Keynote Address: Mr. M.S.Rao, IAS, President & CEO – National e-Governance Division (NeGD), Govt. of India
Industry Presentation: Mr. Anil Tak, Head Digital Business, Schindler, India

• Mr. Gaurav Agarwal, Managing Director, Symentac, India & SAARC
• Mr. Govind Singh Chauhan, Executive Director (Business Development), ABM Knowledgeware, India
• Mr. Dasari Ramakrishna, Managing Director, Efftronics, India
• Mr. Gowtham Kumar Sampath, Head – ICT Research, Infoholic Research, India
• Mr. Ashdhir Kinra, CEO, Cohesive Technologies, India
• Dr. Harsha Thennarasu, CISO, HKIT, India
• Mr. Vasudevan Venkatakrishnan, Business Development Director APAC, Ruckus Networks at CommScope
Release of Research Paper by Infoholic Research
1530-1545 hrs Tea break
1545-1715 hrs Disruptive technologies for smart cities
Session focus:

• IoT technology to create an intelligent city for citizens
• Blockchain and its impact on Industries
• Future of industrial IoT in smart cities
• Change in the ecosystem through AI and robotics, automation, drones, digital twin and AR
• The myths & reality of industry 4.0

Moderator: Mr. Gowtham Kumar Sampath, Head – ICT Research, Infoholic Research, India

• Mr. Rajesh Devnani, Vice President, Hitachi Consulting
• Mr. Prayukth KV, Head of IoT Marketing, Subex, India
• Mr. Dhananjay Sharma, Chief Operating Officer, SenRa, India
• Mr. Murali Thandavamurthy, Director, Semtech, India
• Mr. Vinay Thapliyal, MCU Marketing Manager –India, STMicroelectronics Pvt Ltd., India
• Mr. Dharmendra Tomar, Associate Director, Tata Communications , India
• Mr. Abdulrehman Ubare, Founder and CEO, Intelsphere FZE, Dubai

Day 2: 23 May 2019
Time Conference Room A: Smart Cities
1000-1130 hrs Urban planning and architecture for smart cities
Session focus:

• Governing the urban
• Exploring social identity and culture
• Infrastructure and the urban region
• Land use and planning
• Global perspectives on urban transformations
• Knowledge-based economies, innovation networks, and regional development in India
• Livelihoods, migration, and the urban economy
• Slum redevelopment
• Mass housing

Moderator: Mr. Ashish Sachdeva, Founder, Green Dream Foundation, India
Chair: Dr. PSN Rao, Director, School of Planning and Architecture, India
Industry Address: Mr. K Suresh, Business Development Director – Towers and Telecom, Ramboll

• Mr. Anil Kumar Bansal, IPE Global Ltd., India
• Mr. Amit Khanna, Founder and Design Principal, AKDA, India
• Mr. Mani M Mani, Founder and Chief Creative officer, RD&M Architects, India
• Mr. Shiv Marwaha, Advisor - Landuse and Urban Planning, WWF, India
• Mr. Fabrice SERVANT, R&D Lead Customer Projects Director, Dassault Systemes
• Mr. Anoj Tevatia Co-Founder, Design Forum International, India
• Mr. Jamie Webb, Head, Benoy, UK
1130-1145 hrs Tea break
1145-1315 hrs Climate Smart Cities: Session by WWF
Session focus:

• Climate action in Indian cities – success stories, challenges, and way forward
• Role of cities in the climate agenda
• Climate mitigation action in cities
• Climate resilient cities
• Integrated approach to air pollution and climate change
• Financing climate action in cities

11:45 – 11:50 Setting the context
11:50 – 12:15 Climate action in Indian cities – success stories, challenges, and way forward

• Dr. Swapnil R Kamble, Project Manager (Environment Division), Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation Limited
• Mr. Mangesh Dighe, Environment Officer, Pune Municipal Corporation
• Prof. Mahavir Jain Golechha, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar
12:15 – 13:00 Panel Discussion “Cities as nodes for climate action”
Role of cities in the climate agenda – Mr. Ajay Raghava, Deputy Director, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India
Linking smart cities initiatives with the national climate agenda – Mr. Ajeya Bandopadhyay, Partner, KPMG
Climate resilient cities - Dr Umamaheshwaran Rajasekar, Chair – Urban Resilience, National Institute of Urban Affairs
Integrated approach to air pollution and climate change – Dr. T.S. Panwar, Director – Climate Change and Energy, WWF-India (Moderator)
Financing climate action in cities – Mr Chandan Bhavnani, Executive Vice President, Responsible Banking, Yes Bank
13:00 – 13:10 Q &A
13:10 -13:15 Closing remarks
1315-1400 hrs Lunch
1400-1515 hrs Waste management in smart cities
Session focus:

• Policies and regulations
• Challenges and opportunities
• Waste collection and transfer
• PPP models for waste to worth projects
• Circular economy
• Innovative waste conversion technologies
• Landfill designs
• Clean India mission
• Case studies from waste generators

Moderator: Mr. Ashish Sachdeva, Founder, Green Dream Foundation, India
Chair: Professor Ashok Kumar, Founder Chairman, Global Foundation for Advancement of Environment and Human Wellness, USA
Keynote Speaker: Shri Vinod Kumar Jindal, Joint Secretary(SBM), MoUHA, Govt. of India
Industry Presentation: Mr. Nirav Doshi, Founder and Managing Director, Nido Machineries Pvt. Ltd., India

• Ms. Manvel Alur, CEO & Founder, Ensyde, India
• Dr. Suneel Pandey, Sr. Fellow and Director, TERI, India
• Mr. Aditya Sharma, Sr. Vice President Asia, Boson Energy SA, Luxembourg
• Mr. Rahul Sharma, Project Manager, HCL Foundation, India
• Mr. Prashant Singh, CEO, Blue Planet Environmental Solutions, India
• Mr. Zoltán Toronyi, Managing Director, KEXPORT Cluster owned by Hungarian Association of Environmental Enterprises, Budapest
1515-1615 hrs Essential aspects of smart cities
Session focus:

• Heritage Cities
• Education and Skilling
• Smart Lighting
• Urban Development
• Sustainable Development Goals
• Make in India
• Clean energy and climate change

Moderator: Mr. Ashish Sachdeva, Founder, Green Dream Foundation, India
Chair and Keynote Speaker: Mr. Nilachal Mishra, Partner, KPMG

• Dr. Vanita Ahuja, Director, National Institute of Design Kurukshetra, India
• Mr. Xabier Arruza, Manager, Bilbao Urban, Spain
• Mr. Aman Chawla, Founder, Aatapaha, India
• Ms. Mitu Mathur, Director, Gian P. Mathur & Associates Pvt. Ltd., India
• Mr. Satish Kamat, President, Sricity, India
• Dr. Binti Singh, Associate Editor, Oxford Urbanists, India
• Dr. Regiane Relva Romano, Professor, FACENS, Brazil
1615-1630 hrs Tea break
1630-1745 hrs Making cities safer
Session focus:

• The urban crime prevention approach
• The multi-dimensional approach to urban safety
• Enhancing safety through planning, management and governance
• Local authorities and safer cities
• Women safety on the top
• Cyber security
• Technology and the safer city
• Design for resilience

Moderator: Mr. Ashish Sachdeva, Founder, Green Dream Foundation, India
Chair: Mr. Vikram Sahgal, IGP, CRPF, India
• Shri M.S Bhatia, IPS, IG (ADMN), CRPF, India
• Dr. Namrita Kalsi, Chief Architect, NDMC, India
• Mr. Robin Roy, Director - Products, India & SAARC Region, Delta Electronics India Private Limited, India
• Mr. Rahul Tyagi, Co-Founder, Lucideus Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India
• Ms. Kalpana Viswanath, Co-Founder & CEO, Safetipin, India
• Shri Ajay Kumar Yadav, IPS, IG (Communication and IT), CRPF, India
• Mr. Ravi Shankar Rai, Managing Director, Savitri Telecom Services, India

Day 3: 24 May 2019
Time Conference Room A: City Leader Conclave
1000-1045 hrs Session 1: Cities for all:
The session will facilitate the discussion that supports more concrete articulation of the relationship between the concept of Smart Cities, that in some countries is referred to as the Right to the City, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

It seeks to deepen the exchange about transformational urban policies that can help to ensure inclusive urban growth and at the same time allow for the economic prosperity that national and local governments strive to achieve

Shri Rahul Kapoor, Director, Smart Cities Mission, MoHUA, Govt. of India

Topic: e-Governance
Shri Sameer Unhale, CEO, Thane Smart City Ltd
Topic: Security
Shri Mahip Tejasvi, CEO, Gwalior Smart City Development Corporation Ltd
Topic: Urban Infrastructure
Shri Sanjay Kumar, CEO, Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Ltd
Topic: Urban Mobility
Shri RS Rajpoot, CEO, Sagar Smart City
Shri Avdhesh Sharma, CEO, Ujjain Smart City*
1045-1130 hrs Session 2: Spotlight from cities: Cross learning and knowledge sharing
Session Focus:

• International learnings & exchange
• Case studies from cities
• Technology integration
Session Focus:
Shri Rahul Kapoor, Director, Smart Cities Mission, MoHUA, Govt. of India

Ms Thanawan Klumklomchit, Head of Division, Communication and Member services, UCLG-APAC
Mr Mohamed Shafeeg Mahmood, Chief Executive Officer, LGA Maldives
Mr Kyong-Yul-Lee, Secretary General, World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (WeGO), South Korea
1130-1145 hrs Tea break
1145-1230 hrs Session 3: Civic engagement and participation
The session focuses on civic engagement & participation in implementating city projects like creating blue green infrastructure, inclusive cities, innovative tools, methods, strategies and methods engaging public c participation

Session focus:
• Strengthen the participation of local communities
• Active participation in governance and reforms
• Build enabling policies for citizen-led interventions
• Create a regional hub which can encourage citizens to come up with innovative ideas and to develop them as ventures
• Strengthen academic institutions to enhance human capital resource in the region

Shri Tikender Panwar, Former Mayor, Shimla

Topic: Pune Idea Factory Foundation
Dr Rajendra Jagtap, CEO, Pune Smart City Development Corporation Ltd
Topic: Rejuvenating Badhkal lake
Shri Md. Shayin, CEO, Faridabad Smart City Ltd
Topic: Inclusive and connected communities
Shri Chandrashekar S K, General Manager Administration, Davangere Smart City Ltd
Dr Shantarajanna HR, Chief Engineer, GM, Technical, Tumakuru Smart City
1230-1315 hrs Session 4: Ideas for fast-tracking implementation of smart cities
Focus: Engaging ideas from audience and city leaders and planners

Mr Ravi Rajan Guru, Dy Director General, AIILSG

Ms Sunita Kangra, Mayor, South Delhi Municipal Corporation
Smt Shobha Banshetty, Mayor, Solapur Municipal Corporation
Dr Ashish Kumar Srivastava, CEO, Dehradun Smart City*
Industry Speak: TBD
Mr Tanmoy Chakrabarty, Group Govt. Affairs Officers, Tata Sons Ltd
1315-1400 hrs Lunch
1400-1600 hrs Smart Cities India Awards
1600-1730 hrs Film Screening of SuryaGanga, a new award-winning documentary movie on water, energy and climate
*Invited/consent awaited

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