may, 2016

3may08:00- 09:30Smart Cities100 new smart cities will be built in India. These will integrate everything from smart waste management systems and efficient public transport to green housing townships and smart grids.08:00 - 09:30 Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center

Event Details

New smart cities and industrial clusters are being developed in special industrial corridors. The 5 Industrial Corridors project is creating the much-needed industrial infrastructure required for investments in India. The project also aims to develop new greenfield manufacturing cities, logistics hubs and residential townships along these corridors. India’s smart cities will incorporate the philosophies of sustainability, connectivity and development. Each manufacturing city will provide excellent infrastructure, convenient public transport, dynamic power management and an efficient water and waste management system. The Indian government’s new and innovative Smart Cities Mission is targeted at driving economic growth and improving the population’s quality of life by enabling local development and harnessing sustainable technology. 98 cities across India have been selected for the first phase of the project. It is crucial that we find sustainable transport solutions for people and goods while also acknowledging the importance of mobility for environmentally friendly growth and development. India now has the opportunity to learn from Western failures and successes. For instance India’s challenges in waste management present the opportunity to begin producing either biogas or fuel for incineration plants. The country must make the most of its challenges and opportunities in order to leverage global experience for the goal of sustainable mobility.

This session is moderated by Anna Liberg Anna Liberg, Trade Commissioner to India as well as head of Business Sweden, the Swedish Trade & Invest Council, in India

Speakers participating in the Smart Cities seminar are:

Akash Passey, Senior Vice President, Business Region International, Volvo

Bharadwaj Amrutur, Professor School of Electrical Communications Engineering at Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

Carl-Gustaf Jansson, Professor Artificial Intelligence, KTH

Fredrik Wijkander, Director of Investment Operations at Swedfund International

Jo A. Lindstead, Global Sales Director, Smart Sustainable Cities and Governmental, Ericsson

Lisa Tullus, Co-founder/Project Manager Sweden-India Smart Cities Platform

M. G. Gopal, Spl Chief Secy , Urban development, Govt of Telangana

Michael Kindahl, Area Sales Manager, Cale

Michael Westberg, VP Sales and Marketing, Connode

Stefan Palskog, President, Scania India Pvt. Ltd.

     

Time

(Tuesday) 08:00 - 09:30

Location

Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center

Nils Ericsons Plan 4, Stockholm

Organizer

India Unlimited

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