Welcome to India @ Almedalen: Future Urbanisms

Embassy of India in Sweden in association with Uppsala University & India Unlimited & Make in India brings you India@Almedalen: Future Urbanisms. H.E. Ambassador Monika Kapil Mohta will Inaugurate India@Almedalen at 09.30 am. Our Chief Guest from India is Mrs. Soma Banerjee, Executive Director & Principal Lead (Smart Cities), Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).

The seminar series connect the urban needs, innovative spirit and entrepreneurial energy of India with the robust ideas of sustainability and resilience, technologies and business models of Sweden and the Nordic world. The seminars directly links to the aims and objectives of the long-term multidisciplinary research programme Future Urbanisms located at Uppsala University’s Campus Gotland.

The Perspectives

The seminars will focus on the prospects of cooperation and collaboration between India and Sweden from three perspectives of:

1. Technology for Sustainable Solutions

2. Lifestyle as the Key to Sustainability &

3. Urban Sustainability.

The Issues

Within these three perspectives, the conference will specifically discuss issues of:

1. Mobility
2. Water & Energy
3. Food & Health
4. Shelter

SEMINAR 1: 9.30 am-10.30 am: India’s Urban Future & What Can We Do For Sustainability?

1. Ambassador of India in Sweden H.E. Ambassador Monika Kapil Mohta

2. Mrs. Soma Banerjee, Executive Director & Principal Lead (Smart Cities), Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).

3. Mr. Owe Ronstrom, Professor, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University.

4. Mr. Swaminathan Ramanathan, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University.

5. Mr. Sanjoo Malhotra, Chief Executive Director, India Unlimited & Tasting India Symposium.

Moderator: Rupali Mehra, CEO, Content People AB

>>Livestream: http://bit.ly/2KsU7Lz

SEMINAR 2: 10.30 am -11.10 am: Moving People & Not Cars: The Mobility Challenge

1. Mr. Östen Ekengren, Executive Vice President, IVL

2. Mr. Francis Spei, Researcher, Chalmers University (TBC)

3. Mr. Niclas Ihren, Founder, Matters Group.

4. Mrs. Soma Banerjee, Executive Director & Principal Lead (Smart Cities), Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).

5. Mr. Lukas Lundberg, Author & Communicator, Sustainable Innovation

6. Mr. Swaminathan Ramanathan, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University.

Moderator: Rupali Mehra, CEO, Content People AB

>>Livestream: http://bit.ly/2FlFHIS

11.10-11.30: Coffee Break

SEMINAR 3: 11.30-12.10: Affordable Housing for All Urban Citizens: The Shelter Challenge

1. Ms. Marta Terne, Communications Director, Better Shelter.

2. Ms. Anna-Johanna Klasander, Professor of the practice, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Urban Design and Planning, Chalmers (TBC)

3. Mr. Owe Ronstrom, Professor, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University.

4. Ms. Neeti Singh, Independent Urban Researcher

Moderator: Rupali Mehra, CEO, Content People AB

>>Livestream: http://bit.ly/2RmYB75

12.10-12.50: Lunch Break

SEMINAR 4 12.50-1.30: Building a New Biocircular Economy: The Water & Energy Challenge

1. Ms. Aarti Davis, Vice President, Sweden India Business Council.

2. Ms. Rupali Deshmukh, Water Conservation expert, Senior Coordinator,Business Development and Marketing at IVL

3. Ms. Helena Andersson, Region Gotland

4. Mr. Joachim Lindborg, Chief Technology Officer, Sustainable Innovation

5. Mr. Göran Berndes, Professor, Biomass and Land Use, Department of Space, Earth and Environment, Physical Resource Theory, Chalmers (TBC)

6. Mr. Filip Johannson, Professor, Department of Space, Earth and Environment, Energy Technology, Chalmers (TBC)

Moderator: Rupali Mehra, CEO, Content People AB

>>Livestream: http://bit.ly/2MU9rCH

13.30-13.50: Coffee Break

SEMINAR 5: 13.50-14.30: Lifestyle as Sustainable Life: The Food & Health Challenge

1. Mr. Sanjoo Malhotra, Chief Executive Director, India Unlimited & Tasting India Symposium.

2. Ms. Shampa Bari, Regional Director, Swecare.

3. Mr. Johan Jorgensen, Partner, Sweden Foodtech.

4. Ms. Ingrid Undeland, Professor in food science, specialised in sustainable food from the sea, Chalmers (TBC)

Moderator: Rupali Mehra, CEO, Content People AB

>>Livestream: http://bit.ly/2RvtYMQ

SEMINAR 6: 14.30-15.30: India’s Urban Future & What Can Sustainability Do for Us?

1. Mr. Per Olof Arnäs, Senior Lecturer, Technology Management & Economist, Chalmers.

2. Ms. Soma Banerjee, Executive Director & Principal Lead (Smart Cities), Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).

3. Mr. Owe Ronstrom, Professor, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University.

4. Mr. Swaminathan Ramanathan, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University.

5. Ms. Ann-Sofi Gaverstedt, Teknikforetagen, Trade Promotion & Smart Cities

Moderator: Rupali Mehra, CEO, Content People AB

>>Livestream: http://bit.ly/2IrX9x8

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