Digital Cities

Theme New Realities. Evolving Technology. Disruptive Business Models

16-17 NOVEMBER 2022 | Hall - 1.03 – 1.04

Program Partner


Wednesday, 16 Nov 2022
0930 - 1130 hrs Opening Session - City as a platform :Towards connected City
ModeratorManthan Soni Associate Director, PWC
Archana Pal Research Analyst, GW Consulting
Shri. Santhosh Babu Chairman and MD, Information Kerela Mission
L Ramadevi Officer on Special Duty (ITE&C) Department, Govt of Telangana
Narinder Thapar VP & Head - Urban and Utilities, Esri India
Pranay Johri Sales Manager Geospatial, Trimble Inc
Roli Agarwal Head - Global Product Partnerships, Google
Rekha Arunachalam Senior Solutions Specialist, Cities, Bentley Systems
Anoop Kaur Manager, Urban Planner, Punjab
1400 - 1530 hrs Disruptive technology enabling Smart cities
Monis Khan Town & Country Planner, Town and Country Planning Organization (TCPO), MoHUA
Dr. Aniruddha Roy Chief Technology Officer, Genesys
Sajid Mukhtar Chairman, Roter Group of Companies
Jigar Patel AGM (IT), Surat Smart City & Director (IT), SMC
Mohit Baunthiyal Field Application Engineer, Faro
Shashank Verma Assistant Manager - IT, Goa Smart City
1600 - 1730 hrs Towards Smart and Spatially Connected Governance
ModeratorAnkan De Innovation Lead, NITI Aayog
Sreenandini Banerjee Program Manager, NULP
Akhilesh Srivastava IT Advisor, Government of Uttrakhand, World Economic Forum
Manpreet Singh Chief Program Officer, NUDM
Dr Sandeep Goyal Project Head, MPSEDC
Tommy Hultin Senior Director Business Development, Maxar
Amit Seymour CEO, Satpalda
Bodhiswatta Chatterjee Lead AI Scienist, Presagis
Thursday, 17 Nov 2022
0930 - 1130 hrs Efficient and Safer Transport and Utilities
Varma Konala CEO, INAI - Applied AI Center at IIIT-Hyderabad & Business Head, Intel Corp
Dhruba Banerjee Head of Department (Dy General Manager) - Geographical Information System & Energy Audit, Tata Power
Akhilesh Poddar Deputy General Manager, NTPC
Narahar Tenneti Senior Solutions Architect, Tech Mahindra
1400 - 1500 hrs Technology Paving the Way Forward
Anal Ghosh India Product Lead - Google Maps, Google
Jai G Singla Scientist/ Engineer, Space Applications Centre, ISRO
Alexey Dudarev Founder and CEO, Geometa
Kasiviswanadham Ponnapalli SME - Geospatial Technology, Geovidya
Felix Puls Business Manager, Phase One Aerial Systems (PAS)
A Muthukumaran Senior Operations Manager, Infosys BPM


The future of humanity is inevitably urban. Cities with a drive towards economic growth and improved quality of life of people by enabling local area development and harnessing technology leads to Smart outcomes. Digitization stands as an essential, unstoppable revolution to ensure future-proof cities focused on people and the environment. At the crossroads of tech and cities, there’s an opportunity for a more sustainable and inclusive world. The program on Geospatial for Smart Cities is the place to drive a powerful urban tomorrow of the nation.


Interchange of ideas and on state-of-the-art technology with respect to Smart City development among the Government Agencies, AEC Experts, Transportation Experts, Experts from – Energy, Water and Waste Management along with leaders from the ICT and Geospatial Industry

Highlight the benefits of geospatial technology in city mechanisms and increasing adoption across various smart city pillars

Enhancing collaboration between authorities and business to cater to the challenges that urban development and planning authorities are seeking to address


  • Experts from key individual pillars of smart cities as planning, infrastructure, transportation, safety, utilities
  • Heads of urban local bodies
  • Smart City thought leaders and experts
  • Smart City Authorities
  • City & town planners
  • Consultants
  • Engineering Firms
  • Funding Agencies
  • Geospatial technology experts
  • IT Solutions Providers/Smart Technology Experts
  • Policy Makers
  • Project Executing Agencies
  • Academic & Research Bodies


City as a Platform: Towards Connected City
  • Digital Cities Enabling Urban Innovations
  • Open data an enabler for innovations
  • Smart City: Using Geospatial Technologies to Inform & Engage Citizens
Disruptive Technology Enabling Smart Cities
  • AI & Analytics: The Future of Public Service/ AI and IoT for Smart Cities
  • Location and 3D Information
  • City Information Modelling
Towards Smart & Spatially Connected Governance
  • Smart Governance and Smart City Planning
  • Integrating Location Technologies in Decision-Making Processes
Smart Mobility: Fostering Faster and Greener Transportation
  • Smart Vehicles: Hyper-Connecting Transport Infrastructure
  • Data for Future Mobility Ecosystems
  • Connected Infrastructure for Smart Mobility
Next Wave of Smart Utility
  • Smart Energy Empowering Cities
  • Smart Water Management: Leak Control and Prevention
Technology Integration (BIM, Geospatial and ICT): Designing and Constructing Resilient Cities
  • GeoBIM and Smart Cities
  • Modernizing Infrastructure & Facility Operations