Day One: 20 August 2015 (Thursday)
Time Topics
09:00 am – 09:30 am Registration
09:30 am –11:45 am Inaugural: Bhopal’s Journey to Become a Smart City: Challenges & Opportunities
Welcome Address: Vivek Agarwal, Secretary-cum-Commissioner, Urban Development Department & Secretary to Chief Minister, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Malay Shrivastava, Principal Secretary, Urban Development & Environment Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Special Address: Alok Sharma, Mayor, Bhopal
Launch of Smart Card
Unveiling of the Bhopal Special issue of eGov
Chief Guest: Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh
Presentation: Nishant Warwade, Collector, Bhopal & Tejaswi S Naik, Commissioner, Bhopal Municipal Corporation
Conference Overview: Dr Ravi Gupta, CEO, Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd
11:45 am – 12:00 pm Networking Tea & Visit to Expo
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Digital India: Changing Digital Landscape of the Country & Madhya Pradesh
Industry Presentation & Panel Discussion
Session Chair: Hari Ranjan Rao, Secretary, Department of Information Technology, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Tarun Kumar Pithode, Project Director ( MPSWAN/SDC), Government of Madhya Pradesh
Priyanka Das, Additional Commissioner, Urban Development Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Prashant Chaudhary, Senior Director, Sales-Government,  CA Technologies
Puneet Ahuja, Senior Technical Consultant, Juniper Networks
Anurag Gupta, AGMT, AISECT
12:45 pm – 01:00 pm Special Address: Building Smart Cities & The Role of Aviation Sector
Anil Srivastava, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India
International Perspective: Lawrence MacDonald, Vice President Communications, World Resources Institute, USA
01:00 pm – 02.00 pm Networking Lunch
02:00 pm – 03:30 pm Smart Ways of Ensuring Safe Cities: Importance of Smart Policing
Session Chair: Srinivas Verma, Inspector General of Police, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh
CSR Reddy, Additional Director General, Punjab Police
Riyaz Iqbal, Additional Superintendant of Police, Bhopal
Ishu Sindhu, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Nagpur
Avinash Mohanty, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad
03:30 pm – 04:30 pm Special Address on Financial Inclusion by Aruna Sharma, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Panchayati Raj & Rural Development, Government of Madhya Pradesh
04:30 pm – 05:00 pm Presentation: Richard Slater, Team Lead, Madhya Pradesh Urban Infrastructure Investment Program
05:00 pm – 06:00 pm
Smart Energy for Building Smart Cities
Session Chair: S R Mohanty, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Education, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Sanjay Shukla, Managing Director, MP Power Management Company Limited
Niraj Sethi, Executive Director, Engineering India Limited (EIL)
Sameer Dange, Territory Manager (Bhopal), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
Dr C K Jain, Former Director(Commercial), Maharashtra Natural Gas Limited
06:00 pm – 06.30 pm Networking Tea
06:30 pm Onwards
Awards Ceremony:
Guest of Honour: Lal Singh Arya, Minister of State, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Anthony JC DeSa, Chief Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Day Two: 21 August 2015 (Friday)
09:00 am – 09:30 am Registration
09:30 am – 10:15 am
Special Address: Umashankar Gupta, Minister-in-Charge, Department of Higher Education, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Alok Sharma, Mayor, Bhopal
Tejaswi S Naik, Commissioner, Bhopal Municipal Corporation
10:15 am – 10:45 am
Presentation on Ujjain ‘Simhastha’ by Avinash Lavania, Commissioner, Ujjain Municipal Corporation
10:45 am – 11:00 am Networking Tea
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Smart Panel on Smart Cities
Session Chair: Durga Shanker Mishra, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India
Arun Prakash, Commissioner, Jhansi Municipal Corporation
Nakate Shivprasad Madan, Commissioner, Kota Municipal Corporation
Tejaswi S Naik, Commissioner, Bhopal Municipal Corporation
Avinash Lavania, Commissioner, Ujjain Municipal Corporation
12:30 pm – 01:00 pm
Presentation on Financing Smart Cities: Palash Srivastava, Director, PPPI & Programmes, IDFC
01:00 pm – 02:00 pm Networking Lunch
02:00 pm – 03:00 pm
Smart Ways for Financial Inclusion: Inclusive Approach for Generating Smart Revenue
Panel Discussion & Industry Presentation:
Session Chair: Aniruddh Mukherjee, Secretary, Department of Finance, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Anurag Gupta, Founder & CEO, A Little World Private Limited
V Swaminathan, Senior Executive Vice President- India, Kotak Mahindra Bank
Anurag Gupta, Senior Manager – Financial Inclusion and Services, AISECT
Sanjay Aeron, Senior Manager-Sales, My Mobile Payments Limited
03:00 pm – 03:30 pm Networking Tea
03:30 pm – 04:30 pm
Make in India : Make in Madhya Pradesh
V L Kantha Rao, Commissioner, Department of Industries, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Niteen Yeola, Second Secretary-Designate, High Commission of India, Colombo, Ministry of External Affairs
Biju Kadapurath, Director & Global Smart Cities Expert, PWC
04:30 pm – 05:30 pm
Smart Infrastructure and Smart Transportation for Building Smart Cities
Dr C S Kumar, Transport Secretary, Government of Odisha
Dilip Shekdar, Consultant Architect, Naya Raipur Development Authority
Abhishek Kumar, Technical Secretary to Minister of IT, Government of Telangana
Amit Bhatt, Strategic Head, EMBARQ India
05:30 pm – 06:00 pm
Presentation on Preparing Smart City Proposal for Bhopal: Biju Kadapurath, Director & Global Smart Cities Expert, PWC
06:00 pm – 06:30 pm
Road Ahead for Building Smart Cities
Special Address: R Parasuram, State Election Commissioner, Madhya Pradesh
Alok Sanjar, Member of Parliament, Bhopal
06:30 pm Onwards
Cruise Journey or Visit to Museum & Dinner