Conference Agenda

Day 1, Thursday, February 15, 2018

Timing
Program Schedule
09.30 - 10.00 hrs
Registration and Tea
10.00 - 11.30 hrs
Session I : Inaugural Session and Keynote Address
  • Dr. Shashank Ojha - Task Team Leader, Transport and Digital Development Practice the World Bank (Welcome address)
  • Mr. Junaid Kamal Ahmad, Country Director India, The World Bank
  • Dr.Sameer Sharma, Additional Secretary, MoUHA, Government of India*
  • Mrs. Jane Treadwell - Practice Manager, Transport and Digital Development GlobalPractice, The World Bank
  • Dr. Uddesh Kohli, Senior Advisor, United Nations Global Compact Network
  • Mr. Prakash Kumar, CEO, Goods and Services Tax Network
11.30 - 11.45 hrs
Tea break
11.45 - 13.00 hrs
Session II: 'ICT enabled Integration for Green Growth Project' - Challenges and Opportunities for Smart Cities in a Disruptive Technology Environment
  • Ms. Jane Treadwell - Practice Manager, Digital Services and Platforms, Transport and ICT Global Practice, The World Bank
  • Speakers : 
  • Mr. Shashank Ojha, Task Team Leader, Transport and ICT Global Practice, The World Bank - KGGTF Project
  • Mr. Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep - Lead Environmental Specialist, Global Lead (Watersheds), The World Bank
  • Mr. Vikas Kanungo - Senior Consultant, Transport and ICT Global Practice, The World Bank
  • Mr. Swayandipta Pal Chaudhari, CEO Imagine Panaji Smart City Limited
13.00 - 14.00 hrs
Lunch
14.00 - 15.30 hrs
Session III: Smart Cities & Smart Villages: Governance & Policy Related Challenges
  • Session Chair: Ms. Shabnam Siddiqui, Director-Centre of Excellence for Governance, Ethics and Transparency, UN Global Compact Network, India
  • Panel Members : 
  • Mr. Michael Nolan, Lead, Strategic Direction and Growth, United Nations Global Compact Cities Programme (GCCP)
  • Ms. Sabine Zindera, Vice President, Legal and Compliance, Siemens AG
  • Dr. Rajendra Jagtap, CEO, Pune Smart City Development Corporation Limited*
  • Dr. Charru Malhotra, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Public Administration, Delhi
  • Mr. Awdhesh Sharma, CEO Ujjain Smart City Limited
  • Mr. Santosh Sharma, Commissioner Aligarh Municipal Corporation
  • Panel Discussion on Governance and Policy Challenges with CEOs / Commissioners of Smart City SPVs
15.30 - 15.45 hrs
Tea Break
14.45 - 16.45 hrs
Session IV: Inclusive Sustainable Green Growth: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Session Chair: Mr. Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep - Lead Environmental Specialist, Global Lead (Watersheds), the World Bank
  • Prof. Ashvani K Gosain - Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi
  • Dr. Sarath Guttikunda - Director, Urban Emissions (India)
  • Mr. Sandeep Kadam- Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Dharamshala
  • Mr. Mahip Tejasvi - CEO Gwalior Smart City Development Corporation Limited
  • Mr. Satyender Duhan - Commissioner, Ambala Municipal Corporation
*Invited, Confirmation Awaited

Day 2, Friday, February 16, 2018

Timing
Program Schedule
09.00 - 10.00 hrs
Networking Tea
10.00 - 12.30 hrs
Session I: Capacity Building of Smart City Practitioners in India - Challenges and Framework for Training
  • Session Chair: Dr. Lopes Nuno, UNU Operating unit on Policy driven Electronic Governance
  • Mr. Ravi Rajan Guru, Senior Director, All India Institute of Local Self Government
  • Dr. A.K. Gupta, Additional Director, Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies, Lucknow
  • Prof. Y. Pardhasaradhi, Director, Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies, Hyderabad
  • Dr. Basant Garg, Commissioner Jalandhar Municipal Corporation
  • Mr. Keshav Ranjan Prasad, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Patna
  • Mr. Rajesh Kumar Srivastav, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Bareilly
12.30 - 12.45 hrs
Tea break
12.45 - 14.00 hrs
Session II: Collaborative Development for Technical Solutions: Shared Services Digital Platform for Smart Cities
  • Session Chair: Mr. Pradeep Valsangkar - Senior Consultant ,Transport and ICT Global Practice, The World Bank
  • Mr. P.V. Jagmohan, Divisional Commissioner, Bareilly
  • Mr. Rajat Bansal - MD and CEO, Raipur Smart City Limited
  • Mr. Arun Prakash, Commissioner Agra Municipal Corporation
  • Mr. Avnish Kumar Sharma, Commissioner Moradabad Municipal Corporation
  • Mr. Riyaz Ahmad Wani - Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation
  • Mr. Shiv Prasad Sharma, Municipal Commissioner Panipat
14.00 - 14.30 hrs
Lunch
14.30 - 1600 hrs
Session III: Knowledge sharing ,collaboration Framework and way forward
  • Session Chair - Ms. Jane Treadwell, Practice Manager, Digital Services and Platforms, Transport and ICT Global Practice, The World Bank
  • Mr. Keshav Saran, Advisor, Government of Uttar Pradesh
  • Ms. Shabnam Siddique, Director-Centre of Excellence for Governance, Ethics and Transparency, UN Global Compact Network, India
  • Mr. Hitesh Vaidya, Country Manager, UN Habitat India
  • Dr. Shashank Ojha, Task Team Leader, Transport and Digital Development Global Practice, the World Bank
  • Mr. Vikas Kanungo, Senior Consultant, the World Bank
16.00 onwards
Networking Tea and closure
 
 
 
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Smart Republic 2015 combines the outreach of e-GovWorld and Government Transformation Forum events that have been the leading forums for Government practitioners and industry since 2004. The forum Smart Republic has been envisaged to be a platform for helping the stakeholders discuss the roadmap for next generation public services as per the stated intents of Government of India.

 

The revolution in mobile and new media technologies, data analytics including linked geospatial data, Open Government data and citizen engagement tools has opened up unforeseen possibilities for planning new age public services , monitoring and evaluation of government programs, enhancing the reach of Governance and indeed enhancing the impact of investments in making India a Smart Republic.

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