GeoSmart Water

Theme: India’s Water Situation Today - Water security in the developing world


Keynote: India`s Water Situation Today - Water security in the developing world 12 Feb 2019 0930 - 1130 hrs
Dr. C.V. Dharma Rao, Joint Secretary, National Water Mission,
Dr. C.V. Dharma Rao Joint Secretary
National Water Mission
M.K. Sriniwas, Director General, National Water Development Agency,
M.K. Sriniwas Director General
National Water Development Agency
Dr. D.P Mathuria, Executive Director - Technical, National Mission for Clean Ganga,
Dr. D.P Mathuria Executive Director - Technical
National Mission for Clean Ganga
Shri P K Parchure, Member, Central Ground Water Board
Shri P K Parchure Member
Central Ground Water Board
Dr. Abdul Hakeem, Head of Department - Water Resources, National Remote Sensing Centre,
Dr. Abdul Hakeem Head of Department - Water Resources
National Remote Sensing Centre
Integrated Water Resource Management12 Feb 2019 1400 - 1530 hrs
Hemanth Kumar, Chief Scientific Officer, Karnataka State Council of Science and Technology,
Hemanth Kumar Chief Scientific Officer
Karnataka State Council of Science and Technology
Abhineet Jain, Regional Director, Digitalglobe
Abhineet Jain Regional Director
Vikram Jasrotia, Business Dev Manager, Hexagon Geosystems,
Vikram Jasrotia Business Dev Manager
Hexagon Geosystems
Chandramohan Adhikari, Manager - Presales, Esri India,
Chandramohan Adhikari Manager - Presales
Esri India
Dr. Atri Shaw, Senior Remote Sensing and Environment Specialist,  Geovale services
Dr. Atri Shaw Senior Remote Sensing and Environment Specialist
Geovale services
The Future of Fresh Water in India and its Infrastructure12 Feb 2019 1630 - 1800 hrs
Dr. Lingaraju Yale, Director - River Rejuvenation, Art of Living
Dr. Lingaraju Yale Director - River Rejuvenation
Art of Living
Dr. Vikas Goyal, Director Technical, HaskoningDHV Consulting,
Dr. Vikas Goyal Director Technical
HaskoningDHV Consulting
Dr. Sandeep Goyal, Senior Prinicipal Scientist &,  OIC, GIS and Head, Madhya Pradesh Agency for Promotion of Information Technology
Dr. Sandeep Goyal Senior Prinicipal Scientist &
OIC, GIS and Head
Madhya Pradesh Agency for Promotion of Information Technology
Sanjay Balamwar, Maharashtra Remote Sensing Centre, Nagpur,
Sanjay Balamwar Maharashtra Remote Sensing Centre
Sashikant Sahoo, Scientist, PRSC,
Sashikant Sahoo Scientist
Sustainable Water Management for Agriculture13 Feb 2019 0930 - 1130 hrs
Dr. Debajit Mishra, Scientist, Odisha Space Application Centre
Dr. Debajit Mishra Scientist
Odisha Space Application Centre
Dr. S.P Aggarwal, Group Head, Water Resources Department, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
Dr. S.P Aggarwal Group Head
Water Resources Department
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
Taranjeet Bhamra, Chief Executive Officer, AGNext,
Taranjeet Bhamra Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Anil Sood, Scientist, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre
Dr. Anil Sood Scientist
Punjab Remote Sensing Centre
Mr. Ravi Sankar, V.P (Technology), SourceTrace Systems, India
Mr. Ravi Sankar V.P (Technology)
SourceTrace Systems
Smart Water Systems13 Feb 2019 1400 - 1530 hrs
Vikram Singh, Chief Engineer, Delhi Jal Board,
Vikram Singh Chief Engineer
Delhi Jal Board
John Leeuwenberg, Technology Evangelist, Jal Bharat, Global Product Manager, RealWorld, Netherlands
John Leeuwenberg Technology Evangelist, Jal Bharat
Global Product Manager, RealWorld, Netherlands
Ashish Arora, Technical Lead, Enterprise Solutions, Hexagon Geospatial
Ashish Arora Technical Lead
Enterprise Solutions
Hexagon Geospatial
Ajitadev Pandit, CEO, Abel Engineering Consultants,
Ajitadev Pandit CEO
Abel Engineering Consultants
Vikrant Joshi, Sr. Group Manager, Ceinsys Tech Ltd.,
Vikrant Joshi Sr. Group Manager
Ceinsys Tech Ltd.
Dr. Rajiv Sharma, Scientist,  ICPS-Division-Department of Science and Technology,
Dr. Rajiv Sharma Scientist
ICPS-Division-Department of Science and Technology
Amit Kumar, Director -Smart Water, Royal HaskoningDHV,
Amit Kumar Director -Smart Water
Royal HaskoningDHV

Globally, water security is emerging as one of the main sustainability challenges. It is a critical factor for security in many societal and environmental issues and therefore has many far reaching apprehensions that lie beyond the traditional water sector. In order to study, project, deal with and plan for water security issues, it is imperative that we understand the socio-economic problems, environmental challenges and political barriers that we face when addressing the topic of water.

Making sure that we have access to uncontaminated and reliable water sources is vital. Geospatial technology can aid us in under standing how water systems are impacted by various factors and how to preserve water quantity and quality for the long term. The event will focus on how geospatial and other enabling technologies can help to solve societal challenges around water. Issues like water scarcity, water pollution and water and health will be on the agenda. Viewpoints from businesses, science and politics will be brought to forward by key-note speakers. In interactive sessions and on during the exhibition, the topics will be elaborated further and business and development opportunities will be explored.

Session Topics
Integrated Water Resources Management
Surface Water & Interlinking of Rivers
The Future of Groundwater in India
Sustainable Water Infrastructure
Smart Water Systems
Sustainable Water Infrastructure