GeoSmart Cities

Theme: Powering Urban Transformation with Technology

The 20th edition of GeoSmart India aims to develop thought leadership on how cities can use emerging and converging technologies to build digitally empowered societies that will help realize “India’s trillion dollar digital opportunity”.

GeoSmart Cities track will provide a platform that will enable us to drive technology to think, recognize, learn, problem-solve and carry out decision-making in the development of Smart Cities in India. It is initiative dedicated to open, inclusive, formal and informal dialogue on Smart City issues among all interested stakeholders.


Keynote: City as a Platform04 Dec 2019  |  0930 - 1130 hrs
ModeratorAnamika Das, Vice President - Outreach and Business Development, Geospatial Media and Communications,
Anamika Das
Vice President - Outreach and Business Development
Geospatial Media and Communications
Rama Iyer, Chief Innovation Officer, T-Hub,
Rama Iyer Chief Innovation Officer
Deepak Taware, Municipal Commissioner, Solapur Municipal Corporation,
Deepak Taware Municipal Commissioner
Solapur Municipal Corporation
Manojit Bose, Chief Knowledge Officer, Pune Smart City,
Manojit Bose Chief Knowledge Officer
Pune Smart City
Salil Srivastava, Additional Chief Executive Officer, Naya Raipur, Development Authority
Salil Srivastava Additional Chief Executive Officer
Naya Raipur
Development Authority
Dr. Vishnu Chandra, Deputy Director General, National Informatics Centre,
Dr. Vishnu Chandra Deputy Director General
National Informatics Centre
Shikha Goyal, Additional Commissioner, SHE Team Head, Hyderabad Police,
Shikha Goyal Additional Commissioner, SHE Team Head
Hyderabad Police
Amit Saxena, Regional Sales Manager - Geospatial, SAARC Region, Trimble,
Amit Saxena Regional Sales Manager - Geospatial, SAARC Region
VinayBabu Adimulam, Assistant General Manager-Technical Services, Hexagon Geospatial,
VinayBabu Adimulam Assistant General Manager-Technical Services
Hexagon Geospatial
M. Rajathurai, Technical Business Development Director, Bentley Systems,
M. Rajathurai Technical Business Development Director
Bentley Systems
AI and IoT for Smart Cities04 Dec 2019  |  1400 - 1530 hrs
ModeratorSunil David, Regional Director (IoT), AT&T,
Sunil David
Regional Director (IoT)
Prafull Kumar Mallick, Chief Eexecutive, Odisha Remote Sensing Centre,
Prafull Kumar Mallick Chief Eexecutive
Odisha Remote Sensing Centre
Vijay Kumar, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Esri India,
Vijay Kumar Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Esri India
Bipin Pradeep Kumar, Co-founder, Gaia Smart Cities,
Bipin Pradeep Kumar Co-founder
Gaia Smart Cities
Rahul Srivastava, Senior Vice President, Global Head-Enterprise Apps & Digital Technology, Smart IMS
Rahul Srivastava Senior Vice President
Global Head-Enterprise Apps & Digital Technology
Smart IMS
Pooja Maheshwari, Co-founder, Smarg Tech,
Pooja Maheshwari Co-founder
Smarg Tech
Harish KV, Delivery Manager GIS, UL Technology Solutions (ULTS),
Harish KV Delivery Manager GIS
UL Technology Solutions (ULTS)
Location and 3D Information for Smart Cities04 Dec 2019  |  1600 - 1730 hrs
Moderatorsantanu bose, Senior Editor, ET Prime,
santanu bose
Senior Editor
ET Prime
Dr. Milan Kumar Chauley, Superintending, Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India
Dr. Milan Kumar Chauley Superintending
Archaeological Survey of India
Rajbir Singh, Vice President, Business Development, Scanpoint Geomatics
Rajbir Singh Vice President
Business Development
Scanpoint Geomatics
Mr. Rajat Mehta, 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Country Manager, HP India,
Mr. Rajat Mehta 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Country Manager
HP India
Abhishek Prabudha, Head, Client Experience, Delhivery
Abhishek Prabudha Head
Client Experience
Gangadhar Rao, Managing Director, RSI Softech
Gangadhar Rao Managing Director
RSI Softech
Rajashekhar Reddy, Assistant Manager Technical, Hexagon,
Rajashekhar Reddy Assistant Manager Technical
Aditya Sathe, Project Manager, Centre for Development Studies and Activities,
Aditya Sathe Project Manager
Centre for Development Studies and Activities
Data Intelligence and Urban Resilience by NIUA05 Dec 2019  |  0930 - 1130 hrs
ModeratorMahesh Rajasekar, Chair, Urban Resilience, National Institute of Urban Affairs
Mahesh Rajasekar
Urban Resilience
National Institute of Urban Affairs
Dr. V.S Rao, Additional Commissioner,  Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation,
Dr. V.S Rao Additional Commissioner
Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation
Smart Mobility05 Dec 2019  |  1400 - 1530 hrs
ModeratorAchyuta Ghosh, Head of Research, NASSCOM,
Achyuta Ghosh
Head of Research
Mithun Srivatsa, Chief Executive Officer/Founder, Blowhorn,
Mithun Srivatsa Chief Executive Officer/Founder
Randeep Lobana, Founder, Commutec,
Randeep Lobana Founder
Neha Jain, Manager - Research and Strategy, NASSCOM
Neha Jain Manager - Research and Strategy
Dr. Mohan Rao, Principal Scientist,  Traffic Engineering and Safety Division, Central Road Research Institute (CRRI)
Dr. Mohan Rao Principal Scientist
Traffic Engineering and Safety Division
Central Road Research Institute (CRRI)
Shravani Sharma, Project Associate, World Resources Institute,
Shravani Sharma Project Associate
World Resources Institute
Abhishek Iyer, Research Analyst, Frost & Sullivan,
Abhishek Iyer Research Analyst
Frost & Sullivan
Smart Security05 Dec 2019  |  1600 - 1700 hrs
ModeratorIshita Kaul, Technical Expert, EVAW, UN Women
Ishita Kaul
Technical Expert
UN Women
Pranav Bajaj, Co-founder, Medulance,
Pranav Bajaj Co-founder
Wing Commander Vijay Sridasyam (Retd), Chief Executive Officer, MAKAIR,
Wing Commander Vijay Sridasyam (Retd) Chief Executive Officer
Ayon Tarafdar, Associate Professor, Department of Planning, School of Planning and Architecture,
Ayon Tarafdar Associate Professor, Department of Planning
School of Planning and Architecture
Kasiviswanadham Ponnapalli, Geospatial Expert, IIC Academy,
Kasiviswanadham Ponnapalli Geospatial Expert
IIC Academy
Jogi Ritish Venkat, CEO & Managing Director, Sagar Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd.,
Jogi Ritish Venkat CEO & Managing Director
Sagar Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Sonal Shah, Founder, The Urban Catalysts,
Sonal Shah Founder
The Urban Catalysts


  • City as a Platform
  • AI and IoT for Smart Cities
  • Location and 3D Information for Smart Cities
  • Data Intelligence and Urban Resilience by NIUA
  • Smart Mobility
  • Smart Security