CityNext 2017

National Symposium on Automation & ICT in Smart Cities

Date: 26th and 27th May, 2017
Time: 09:00 AM – 07:15 PM followed by a Networking Dinner (On 26th May)
09:00 AM – 04:00 PM (On 27th May)
Venue: Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway

About the Event

The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Government of India, has launched ‘Smart Cities’ initiative to develop 100 smart cities as defined in ‘Smart Cities-Mission Statement & Guidelines’. As of Jan 11, 2017, 60 smart cities have already been announced and remaining 40 will be added shortly.

Automation and Information & Communication Technology (ICT) play major roles in the development of typical smart solutions for management of Energy, Water, Waste, Mobility, Environment etc.

ISA Bangalore is proud to announce CityNext2017, a two day National Symposium on Automation & ICT in Smart Cities, 26th & 27th May, 2017, to assist the initiative undertaken by the Government of India.

Symposium Program

The Symposium shall cover the use of Automation and ICT technologies not only in the standard application defined in the Smart City Mission Statement and Guidelines but will go beyond that and cover the synergistic ones that can enhance the overall effectiveness of the investments made for such infrastructure development.

35+ expert speakers and panelists chosen from amongst the policy makers, Automation and ICT vendors, System Integrators, Smart City Consultants, Turnkey Engineering Companies, Town planners, Invitees from Central and State Government ministries, Municipal Commissioners, Engineering colleges and Students from ISA-B’s student section and Young Startups bringing new technologies to the market will present and deliberate the latest trends, technologies and innovations in front of 250+ delegates and resolve their doubts and dilemmas through expert panel discussions and interactive Q&A’s.

Various exhibitors will showcase their latest products, systems and solutions in an exhibition focused on Automation and ICT as applied to smart cities domain on both days.

Who should attend

  • Smart cities Policy / Decision Makers both from central & state governments
  • Smart cities Managers
  • SPVs / Municipalities responsible for the respective smart cities
  • Engineering companies offering turnkey solutions on smart cities
  • IT Companies focusing on Smart cities vertical
  • Students looking for career in Smart cities
  • Smart cities Automation & ICT Vendors
  • Smart cities Automation & ICT OEMs
  • Smart cities Automation & ICT Marketing Professionals

Industry segments covered in the symposium

Symposium is meant to invite attendees from across the nation. The participants are expected to be from

  • Automation vendors
  • ICT vendors
  • System integrators
  • OEMs
  • Automation professionals & end users
  • Engineering companies involved in providing Smart city solutions
  • Real estate companies, builders & Architects involved in smart city projects
  • Smart city consultants
  • Invitees from Central & State government ministries
  • Investors
  • Research labs and institutions
  • Engineering colleges
  • ISAB student sections

Program Schedule

  • Symposium Inauguration and Key note address
  • Smart City Strategic and Operational Planning
  • Automation and ICT for Smart Energy
  • Automation and ICT for Smart Water and Waste Management
  • IT for Smart Cities
  • Automation and ICT for Command and Control Center
  • Automation and ICT for Smart Mobility
  • Environment for Smart Cities
  • Valedictory Function

Delegates Fee:

Sl. No. Participation as Basic Fee (RS.) Service Tax @ 15% (Rs.) Total Fee (Rs.)
1 Complimentary Invitation NIL NIL NIL
2 ISA Bangalore EC Member
3 Standard Delegate 5000/- 750/- 5750/-
4 ISA Member 3000/- 450/- 3450/-
5 Associate Partner Member
6 ISA Student section Faculty Advisor
7 Group of 5 and more
8 ISA Student Member 2000/- 300/- 2300/-

Symposium Program:

Time Program Company Speaker Topic
Day 1 – Friday 26th May, 2017
Session 1 – Inaugural Session and Overview of Smart cities initiative
08:30 to 09:00 Registration ISA Bangalore Dr. Veena Hegde
Registration Incharge
09:00 to 09:05 Welcome by anchor ISA Bangalore Mr. Amitabh Satyam
Event Anchor
Event Kickoff
09:05 to 09:10 Invocation ISA Bangalore Mr. Amitabh Satyam
Event Anchor
09:10 to 09:15 Presidential Message ISA Head Office Mr. Steve Pflantz
Congratulatory Video
09:15 to 09:20 Presidential Address ISA Bangalore Mr. Rajesh Rathi
Welcome Address
09:20 to 10:00 Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker Center for Smart Cities

Mr. RK Misra
Founder Director

Keynote Address
10:00 to 10:50 Panel Discussion 1 Center for Smart Cities Moderator: Mr. RK Misra
Founder Director
Smart Cities: Technology Meets Policy
ABB Mr. Ahmad Khan (Power Grid)
VP & BU Manager, Power Gen/Water
Schneider Electric Mr. Anil Kadam
Solution Architect Smart Cities

Mr. Sudeep Das
Ass. Director, Govt. & Public Sector Practise

Deloitte Mr. Anurag Saxena
Director Smart Cities
B.PAC Mr. K Jairaj
Ex Additional Chief Secretary, GoKA
KUIDFC Mr. Satish Kumar S
Consultant Reporting, KUIDFC
10:50 to 11:10 TEA
Session 2 – Smart Cities Planning
11:10 to 12:00 Panel Discussion 2 Klimart Pvt Ltd. Moderator: Dr. Sujit Kumar
Principal Architect
Evolution of Cities to Smart Cities
Venkataramanan Associates Architect Ravindra Kumar
Design Director
AP Aero Defence Electronics Park Mr. Anirban Chaudhary
VP Infrastructure
Khan Global Mr. Najeeb Khan
Managing Director
Agis Enia Mr. Paul Koshy
12:00 to 13:00 Panel Discussion 3 Smart Transformations Mr. Amitabh Satyam
Chief Mentor
Smart Cities: Strategic Planning
KPMG Mr. Harshit Desai
Lead – UX & Digital Transformation
Accenture Mr. Mahesh Mahajan
VP & Global Lead IIoT
Deloitte Mr. Anurag Saxena
Director Smart Cities
PWC Mr. Sudeep Das
Asst. Director, Govt. & Public Sector Practise
Frost and Sullivan Mr. Suresh Ponnuru
Program Manager Ind. Automation & Control
13:00 to 14:00 LUNCH
Session 3 – Automation for Smart Energy
14:00 to 14:20 Technology Session ABB Mr. Ahmad Khan (Power Grid)
VP & BU Manager, Power Gen/Water
Integrated Power and Process Automation: Making Cities Smart
14:20 to 14:30 Technology Session Schneider Electric Mr. Anil Kadam
Solution Architect Smart Cities
Smart Grid
14:30 to 14:50 Technology Session BESCOM Mr. D’souza
DGM, Head – Innovations
Smart Grid Innovations in BESCOM
14:50 to 15:00 Technology Session India Energy Storage Alliance Mr. Debi Dash
Smart Battery Storage
15:00 to 15:20 Technology Session ABB (Oil and Gas) Mr. N. Srinivas
Engg. Head – Oil, Gas and Chemicals
City Gas Distribution: Information Management and Metering Solutions
15:20 to 15:50 Session 3 Panel Q&A Control Infotech Mr. Rajesh Rathi
Managing Director
Question & Answer
15:50 to 16:10 TEA
Session 4 – Automation for Smart Water and Waste Management
16:10 to 16:30 Technology Session ABB Mr. Martin Schreyer
Global Manager – Water & Infrastructure
Advance Water Applications: Making measurement made easy
16:30 to 16:50 Technology Session Schneider Electric Mr. Anil Kadam
Solution Architect Smart Cities
Smart Water Storage
16:50 to 17:10 Technology Session ABB Mr. Vivek Malhotra
Sales Manager – PG-Flow
Smart Water Metering: Making every drop count
17:10 to 17:30 Technology Session ICAM Technologies Mr. Prabhat Ballal
Managing Director
Smart Waste Water Treatment
17:30 to 18:00 Session 4 Panel Q&A VA Tech WABAG Mr. Haribabu Bollipalli
Chief Manager Instrumentation
Question & Answer
18:00 to 19:00 Panel Discussion 4 Center of Smart Cities Moderator: Mr. Suhas Shripad Nerurkar
IT in Smart Citie
All Go Vision Mr. Raghavan Subramaniyan
Infosys Mr. Punit Desai
Reg. Manager – Infra & Green Initiatives
Trans Neuron Technologies Mr. Dharmendra Saxena
CTO, Director
IBM Mr. Libi Baskaran
Managing Advisor
19:00 to 20:00 Networking and Cocktails
20:00 to 21:00 Dinner and Entertainment
Day 2 – Saturday 27th May, 2017
Session 5 – Smart City Command and Control Center
09:00 to 09:20 Technology Session Reliance Jio Infocomm Mr. Mathew Verghese
Marketing Head, Karnataka
Ringing in Digital Revolution
09:20 to 09:40 Technology Session Schneider Electric Mr. Sayaji Shinde
Smart City Indutry Expert
Smart Command & Control
09:40 to 10:00 Technology Session GE Digital Mr. Vivek Mehrotra
Director – GE Predix
Predix for Command & Control
10:00 to 10:20 Technology Session All Go Vision Mr. Ashwin Amarapur
Video Analytics Making Cities Smarter
10:20 to 10:50 Session 5 Panel Q&A Gaia Smart Cities Mr. Bipin Pradeep Kumar
Question & Answer
10:50 to 11:10 TEA
Session 6 – Automation and ICT for Smart Mobility
11:10 to 11:30 Technology Session ABB Microgrid Mr. Abhilash Nair
Microgrids / EV Charging Infrastructure
Electric Vehicle charging infrastructure
11:30 to 11:50 Technology Session Guyam Motor Works Mr. Gayam Raja
Co-founder CEO
Electric 3 wheelers
11:50 to 12:10 Technology Session Ashok Leyland Mr. Barath Rajgopalan
Div. Manager-Business Development
Electric Commercial Vehicles
12:10 to 12:30 Technology Session ISRO To be decided Electric 4 wheelers
12:30 to 13:00 Session 6 Panel Q&A Ashok Leyland Mr. Sarvanan P.R.K
Senior Manager-Global Buses
Question & Answer
13:00 to 14:00 LUNCH
Session 7 – Smart City Startups
14:00 to 14:20 Technology Session Pristech Ms. Shampa Ganguly
Smart Parking
14:20 to 14:40 Technology Session Datamatics Mr. Sanjeev Subhedar
Smart Mobility Tariff Management
14:40 to 15:00 Technology Session HyperVerge Mr. Rajat K M
Head Partnerships
The New Eyes for Surveillance: How A.I. is taking over Security
15:00 to 15:20 Technology Session Personal Air Quality Systems Mr. Vaidyanathan
Co-founder CEO
Smart Air Quality Solutions
15:20 to 15:40 Technology Session PWC Mr. Mayur Mehta
Cyber Security Expert
ISA 99: Cyber Security Standard
15:40 to 16:00 Session 7 Panel Q&A ISA Bangalore Dr. Sunil Shah
Past Secretary
Question & Answer
16:00 to 16:20 Conclusion ISA Bangalore Mr. Rajshekhar Uchil
Past President
Lucky Dip / Vote of Thanks
16:20 to 16:40 TEA