5th Smart Cities India 2019
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Conference Programme

Day 1: 22 May 2019
Time Conference Room A: Smart Cities
0930-1100 hrs Opening Ceremony
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
1300-1400 hrs Lunch
1400-1515 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
1515-1530 hrs Tea break
1530-1645 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

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
1130-1145 hrs Tea break
1145-1315 hrs Financing smart cities
Session focus:

• Funding and financing strategies for smart cities
• Creative alternatives for funding tomorrow’s ecosystems
• International and local investment and financing opportunities
• Public private partnerships
• Fintech, digital payments and new payment systems and processes
• New business models, entrepreneurship, venture capital
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
1515-1530 hrs Tea break
1530-1645 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

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
1045-1130 hrs Session 2: Spotlight from cities: Cross learning and knowledge sharing (Open house)
1130-1145 hrs Tea break
1145-1230 hrs Session 3: Civic engagement and participation
The session aims to share successful examples of innovation allowing for broader participation and civic engagement in the implementation of the Smart Cities, drive sustainable urban development and create open and inclusive cities, share innovative tools, methods and approaches for civic participation in the implementation, monitoring and reporting on the smart cities
1230-1315 hrs Session 4: Ideas for fast-tracking implementation of smart cities (Open house)
1315-1400 hrs Lunch
1400-1600 hrs Smart Cities India Awards
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