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Urban Infra Business Summit 2023 - Agenda


09.30 – 10.00 | Registration & Welcome Tea / Coffee

Session 1 | Inauguration

10.00 – 10.45 
Lamp Lighting & Keynote by Chief Guest & Keynote Speakers

10.00 - 10.05: Lamp Lighting 

10.05 - 10.10: Welcome Note 

10.10 - 10.20: Keynote Address by our Chief Guest 
Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Choudhary, Vice Chancellor, Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya, Vadodara

10.20 – 10.25: Keynote by Dr. Sujeet Mishra, Senior Professor, IRITM Lucknow
10.25 – 10.35: Speech & Presentation by Dr. Sanjay Mukherjee, IAS, Commissioner, MMRDA
Topic: Transforming Mumbai into a Role Model of Sustainable Urban Infrastructure

 10.35 – 10.45: Speech & Presentation by Prof. (Dr.) Surabhi Singh, GL Bajaj Institute of Management & Research on Impact of AI-enabled Marketing in improving the Urban Transport Infrastructure

10.45 – 11.00 | Morning Tea & Networking Break

Session 2 | Technical Pannel Discussion

11.00 – 12.00: Financing of major urban infrastructure projects in India – A way forward

Key Discussion Points
Investment Landscape and Opportunities, Public-Private Partnership Models, Government Initiatives and Funding Mechanisms, Infrastructure Bonds and Capital Markets, Risk Mitigation Strategies and Insurance Solutions, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Global Partnerships, Innovative Financing Models and Alternative Sources of Funding, Role of Development Financial Institutions (DFIs), Smart City Initiatives and Digital Financing Solutions, Socio-Economic Impact Assessment and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Guest Speakers
  • Mr. Sudhendu J. Sinha, Sr. Advisor (Infra Connectivity), NITI Aayog
  • Mr. Abhijeet Sinha, National Program Director, Ease of Doing Business
  • Mr. Nitin Kumar, Director, PwC India
  • Mr. Karan Sethi, Sr. AVP (Sector Head), Invest India
  • Dr. Namrita Kalsi, Chief Architect, HMRTC

11.00 – 11.10: Future of Mobility - What's driving India's push towards EVs?
Presentation by Mr. Abhijeet Sinha, National Program Director, Ease of Doing Business

11.10 – 12.00
Panel Discussion on Financing of major urban infrastructure projects in India

Session 3 | Technical Pannel Discussion

12.00 – 12.45: New Business Avenues in Railways & Urban Transport sectors in India

Key Discussion Points
Current Infrastructure Assessment, Technological Integration, Investment Opportunities, Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), Sustainable Development, Enhancing Connectivity and Accessibility, Regulatory Framework and Policy Reforms, Safety and Security Measures, International Best Practices and Case Studies.

Guest Speakers
  • Mr. Rajesh Agrawal, Advisor, Tata Steel & Ex-Member (RS), Railway Board
  • Mr. Nanduri Srinivas, Director (Business Development), DFCCIL
  • Mr. Anil Jangid, Director, Leap Infraasys
  • Mr. Hukum Singh Chaudhary, Director (Rail), EGIS India
  • Mr. Ashish Singh, Vice president (BD), KEC International (Moderator)
Session 4 | Speech & Presentation

12.45 – 13.00: Topic reserved for Key Partners

Session 5 | Technical Pannel Discussion

13.00 – 14.00: New Business Avenues in Construction, EPC and Heavy Equipment Industry

Key Discussion Points
Market Analysis and Growth Prospects, Innovation and Technology Adoption, EPC Projects and Opportunities, Sustainable Construction Practices, Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Risk Management and Compliance, Infrastructure Development and Government Policies, Skilled Workforce and Training Programs, International Collaboration and Global Market Expansion, Adapting to Digital Transformation.

Guest Speakers
  • Mr. Rajesh Prasad, Director (Operations), RVNL
  • Prof. A. Sanjeeva Rao, National Academy for Indian Railways (NAIR)
  • Mr. Jugal Kishore Bhatti, Ex-AGM (Civil), RITES
  • Mr. Ankush Malhotra, HOD - Consulting & Advisory Services, Systra India
  • Dr. Amita Singh, Head- HSE, Systra India
  • Mr. Aditya Khakse, Head-Centra India, OfBusiness (Moderator)

13.00 – 13.10: Why Multimodel Transport System is crucial for India to become a $5 Trillion Economy?
Presentation by Mr. Jugal Kishore Bhatti, Ex-AGM (Civil), RITES Ltd.

13.10 – 14.00
Technical Panel -New Business Avenues inConstruction, EPC and Heavy Equipment Industry

14.00 – 14.30 | LUNCH & NETWORKING BREAK

Session 6 | Technical Pannel Discussion

14.30 – 15.15: New Business Avenues in Rolling Stock, Signalling & Automation Industry

Key Discussion Points
Current Industry Landscape and Trends, Innovation in Rolling Stock Technology, Next-Generation Signalling Systems, Automation and Digitalization in Rail Operations, Market Opportunities in Urban Rail Transit, Interoperability and Standardization Challenges, Sustainable and Energy-Efficient Solutions, Cybersecurity and Data Protection, Public-Private Partnerships and Funding Models, Global Collaboration and Export Opportunities.

Guest Speakers
  • Dr. Aniruddh Gautam, PED (UT/HSR), RDSO
  • Mr. Anil Vij, Ex-Director (Technical), RITES Ltd
  • Mr. Devendra Dutta Mishra, ED (Rolling Stock), Maha Metro
  • Mr. M. C. Chauhan, Ex-GM (NCR & Kolkata Metro), India Railways
  • Mr. Mangal Dev, Director (Rail Business), Hitachi Rail India
  • Mr. Harsh Dhingra, Corporate Advisor (Rail & Metro) - Moderator

Session 7 | Award Ceremony

15.15 – 16.15: Presentation of Urban Infra Business Leadership Awards 2023

16.15 – 16.30: Feedback & Vote of Thanks

16.30 – 16.45 | Tea Break & Networking Break

The main focus of Urban Infra Business Summit 2023 will be on exploring new business opportunities in Railways, Metros, Transportation and Urban Infrastructure sectors. The summit will also discuss the challenges faced by project implementing authorities/mobility operators and solutions offered by private players to overcome them.

For more details, please contact to:-

Mr. Vinod Shah
Program Director
Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards
Tel: +91 9716454505

Mr. Surya Shah
VP Marketing
Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards
T: +91 8527599895

Ms. Khushboo Parveen
Marketing Officer
Tel: +91 9343558967