SMART CITIES INDIA - 2015
20 May 2015
to 22 May 2015
We are delighted to invite you to the international brokerage event organized by the European Business and Technology Centre as the Enterprise Europe Network consortium partner during Smart Cities India 2015 Expo, 20th - 22nd May 2015 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. European companies can setup B2B meetings for free with Indian companies by simply registering on www.b2match.eu/smartcitiesindia2015.
Participation fees for the brokerage event are free of charge for companies that register via EEN partner
As India’s population continues to grow, more citizens will move to cities. Experts predict that about 25-30 people will migrate every minute to major Indian cities from rural areas in search of better livelihood and better lifestyles. It is estimated that by the year 2050, the number of people living in Indian cities will touch 843 million. To accommodate this massive urbanization, India needs to fi¬nd smarter ways to manage complexities, reduce expenses, increase efficiency and improve the quality of life.India plans 100 new smart cities and will develop modern satellite towns around existing cities under the smart city programme Government of India has allocated ` 70.6 billion (USD 1.2 billion) for Smart Cities in Budget 2014-15. India plans 100 new smart cities and will develop modern satellite towns around existing cities under the smart city programme. Investments of about USD 1.2 trillion will be required over the next 20 years across areas like transportation, energy and public security to build smart cities in India. The Smart Cities India 2015 Conference will provide a common forum to discuss and deliberate some of the most challenging issues, new areas and upcoming technologies with stakeholders who are developing smart cities. The conference methodology would include plenary sessions, meetings, demos, presentations, projects and solutions. It will also give opportunities for one to one meetings, group discussions and networking.CONFERENCE TOPICSSmart Governance• Ministry of Urban Development perspective on smart cities in India• Key trends and outlook of smart cities• Regulatory and financial framework for smart cities• Financing smart city initiatives• Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor and smart city developmentSmart Energy• Energy management, smart grid and energy efficiency• Grid stability, security and network reliability• Smart metering in India and experience sharing of USA/Europe• Scope of smart grid and smart meters in 12th Five Year Plan• Smart Grids – roadmaps and deployments• Smart Vision, Components and Roadmap of Smart Grid in IndiaSmart Environment• Emerging trends in renewable energy• Energy savings and efficiency methods• Waste management and recycling technologies• Biological treatment of wastewater• Sustainable future for India’s energy-stressed citiesSmart Transportation• Reviewing green developments in India• Fuel Cell development and its prospects• Intelligent transport and mobility systems in India• Ground transport technology: Advancements and opportunities• Research & development of next generation rechargeable batteriesSmart IT & Communications• Critical role of Information Communications Technology in smart cities• Cloud Computing• Smart metering communication requirements• New threats and emerging trends in cyber security• Smart solutions for safety & security of smart cities• Disaster management Smart Buildings• Future vision of smart homes and buildings• Advanced HVAC systems• Rain water harvesting solutions for smart cities• Building automation and management systemsVisitor Profile: Smart Cities India 2015 will attract buyers who actively source new and innovative products from India and around the world.• Government representatives from various departments such as ministries, regulatory bodies, municipalities, local authorities, etc.• CEOs, COOs, VPs, Country Managers, Vice Presidents and other decision makers of large private and public enterprises• Engineers, architects and consultants• Suppliers and buyers of relevant technologies• Companies and consultants involved in smart cities concept• System integrators• Media and advertising companies• Non-governmental organisations• Project management companies• Telecommunications & IT professionals• Banks and financial institutions, etc.