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Urban Infra Business Summit 2024 - Agenda

The 4th Edition of the Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards 2024 features thematic tracks that delve into key aspects of urban development, addressing critical challenges and exploring innovative solutions. These thematic tracks are carefully curated to provide insights, spark discussions, and drive action towards sustainable and inclusive urban infrastructure. Each track focuses on a specific area of urban development and highlights its relevance in shaping the future of cities.

Railways and Transportation: This track explores the role of railways and transportation systems in enhancing connectivity, mobility, and accessibility in urban areas. Discussions may include advancements in rail technology, integration of multimodal transport systems, and strategies for improving urban mobility.

Smart Cities and Digital Infrastructure: This track examines the integration of digital technologies and data-driven solutions to create smarter, more efficient cities. Topics may include smart governance, digital infrastructure, IoT applications, and the use of data analytics for urban planning and management.

Sustainable Infrastructure and Resilience: Addressing the challenges of climate change and urbanization, this track focuses on building sustainable and resilient infrastructure. Discussions may cover renewable energy solutions, green building practices, climate adaptation strategies, and disaster risk reduction measures.

Transit-Oriented Development (TOD): This track explores the concept of transit-oriented development as a strategy for creating vibrant, walkable communities around transit hubs. Topics may include land use planning, mixed-use development, affordable housing, and community engagement in TOD projects.

Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in Infrastructure: This track examines the role of public-private partnerships in financing, developing, and operating urban infrastructure projects. Discussions may include best practices in PPP procurement, risk-sharing mechanisms, and regulatory frameworks for promoting private sector participation.

Innovations in Urban Planning and Design: Focusing on innovative approaches to urban planning and design, this track explores concepts such as compact urban development, green infrastructure, placemaking, and inclusive design principles to create livable and equitable cities.

These thematic tracks provide a comprehensive framework for addressing the complex challenges of urban development and offer valuable insights for policymakers, practitioners, and stakeholders involved in shaping the future of cities. Through interactive sessions, case studies, and expert presentations, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the issues at hand and explore actionable strategies for driving positive change in urban infrastructure.


10.00 AM: Registration

Day 1 : 15th October 2024 (Tuesday)

10.30 AM: Inauguration and Lamp Lighting 

10.40 AM: Welcome Note by Host

10.45 AM: Keynote Address by Chief Guest

11.00 AM: Keynote Address by Keynote Speakers 

11.30 AM: Technical Presentation by Title Sponsor

11.45 AM: Networking Break followed by RailTrans Expo visit

12.30 PM : Technical Session 1

Future of Rail Transportation: Trends, Innovations, and Sustainability

01.00 PM: Technical Session 2

Investment Opportunities and Funding Models for Rail Infrastructure Projects

01.30 PM: Technical Session 3

Digital Transformation in Railways: Enhancing Efficiency and Safety

02.00 PM: Lunch & Networking Break followed by RailTrans Expo visit

03.00 PM: Technical Session 4

Smart Cities and Integrated Transportation Systems: Role of Transportation

03.30 PM: Technical Session 5

Safety and Security in Rail Transportation: Technologies and Best Practices

04.00 PM: Technical Session 6

Private Sector Participation in Rail Development: Success Stories and Challenges

04.30 PM: Networking Break followed by RailTrans Expo visit

Day 2 : 16th October 2024 (Wednesday)

10.00 AM: Keynote by Special Guests

10.30 AM: Technical Session 7

Last-Mile Connectivity Solutions: Integrating First and Last-Mile Transportation

11.00 AM: Technical Session 8

Regional & Semi High-Speed Rail: Opportunities, Challenges, and Socio-Economic Impact

11.30 PM: Networking Break followed by RailTrans Expo visit

12.00 PM: Technical Session 9

Innovations in Passenger Experience: Technology and Customer-Centric Approaches

12.30 PM: Technical Session 10

Efficient Freight Management in Railways: Strategies and Technological Advancements

01.00 PM: Technical Session 11

High-Speed Rail Vs Hyperloop: Opportunities, Challenges, and Socio-Economic Impact

02.00 PM: Lunch & Networking Break followed by RailTrans Expo visit

03.00 PM: Award Ceremony

03.00 PM: Keynote address by Chief Guest

03.15 PM: Presentation of 4th Urban Infra Business Leadership Awards 2024

04.00 PM: Networking Break followed by Expo/Stall Visits

04.30 PM Closing

For speaking & technical presentations, please contact:

Mr. Vinod Shah
Director (Corporate Business)
Mob: +91-9716454505

Ms. Shilpa Sharma
Manager (Marketing)
Mob: +91-7772002808

Ms. Khushboo Parveen
Marketing Officer
Mob: +91-9343558967