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Governance Now Urban Gov - Tech Transformation Conclave 2022

A roadmap for a tech enabled future cities

Governance Now, the premier publication on public policy and governance from Sri Adhikari Brothers Group is organizing Urban Gov-Tech Transformation Conclave 2022 on 21st April 2022. In the past editions, Governance Now has done series of nextgen cities which was supported by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India and actively engaging with key stakeholders on Technologies for People-centric Urban Development, governance, and infrastructure.

Today, we are again entering a new urban era. This transition is driven by emerging technologies and integration of “Smart City” and “Industry 4.0”. These concepts promise growth and progress through technology use. Most of the integrated solutions that empower a smart city are based on certain key technology which includes ICT, IoT, Geospatial Technology, AI, and Block chain. These core technologies form the backbone of all the major aspects of a city like traffic, finance, utilities, waste management, e-governance, and security.

By 2050, about 70% of the population of India would be living in cities. With this population shift, the need of the hour is Smart Cities that would support urban lifestyles. The components of a Smart City would include enabling a better life, with services, mobility, environment, e-governance, economy, sustainability and inclusiveness as the pillars for success.

The objective of the conclave is to bring the government officials, industry experts, technology solution providers at a common platform to deliberate upon technologies and innovations in urban planning, AI, IoT infrastructure, IT & e-Governance, infrastructure development, service delivery and implementation and development of smart cities.

Key Discussion Areas

  • Leveraging emerging technologies for Urban Development and Smart Cities
  • Ensuring Physical, Cyber, Data and Network Security in the era of Smart Cities
  • Driving Digital Transformation for Urban India
  • Making Urban Local Bodies Smart: Innovations in Governance
  • Smart Mobility, Road & Transportation Networks (ITMS)
  • Smart Energy and Sustainable Environment for Smart Infrastructure
  • Smart Transportation for Smart Cities
  • Citizen Engagement Technologies
  • Sustainable Smart City through Smart Cloud

Tech Focus

  • IIoT , IT & OT Networks
  • Disruptive Technologies: Drones, Robotics & RPA, Machine Learning, AI, Big Data & Smart Analytics
  • Cyber-physical system Security (cyber & network security)
  • Surveillance and Services
  • Communications in remote sites
  • Data Centres and Cloud services, Cloud Security
  • Data and Information Security
  • Sensors & Geospatial Technology

Key Participants/Who should participate in

  • Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
  • Department of Telecommunication, Government of India
  • Ministry of Power, Government of India
  • Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Government of India
  • Ministry of Road, Transport & Highways, Government of India
  • Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India
  • Smart Cities CEOs/ Commissioners/ Nodal Officers
  • Department of IT of Various States and IT Nodal agencies
  • Department of Energy & Power of Various States
  • Department of Urban Development of Various State
  • Department of Transport of Various State

Key Speakers

Shri Manoj Kumar Mishra

Secretary (IT)
Electronics & Information Technology Department
Government of Odisha

Dr Vinay Goyal

Chief Executive Officer
Smart City Thiruvananthapuram Limited

Shri Snehil Kumar Singh

Kerala State IT Mission

Shri B Sundar

Special Secretary (IT)
Information Technology, Electronics and Communications Department
Government of Andhra Pradesh

Shri Amit Sharma

Administrative Reforms, Inspections & Trainings Department
Government of Jammu & Kashmir

Shri Chetan K. Nandani

Director & CEO, Rajkot Smart City Development Ltd
Dy. Municipal Commissioner, Rajkot Municipal Corporation

Shri Anand Menon

Vice President
Agra Smart City Limited

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Draft Agenda

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Inaugural: Re-imagining Indian Cities- Leveraging Technologies for Future Cities

12:10 pm - 1:10 pm

Leveraging power of technology for Urban Development: Digital Transformation in Urban Governance

01:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Sustainable Smart City and Smart Infrastructure through Smart technology: Best & Next Practices of Smart City

2:20 pm to 3:20 pm

Role of IT and Emerging Technologies for Digital Transformation of Future Cities