Conference Schedule

Smart Mobility Conference 2022

16-17-18 November 2022 / Hall No-4, Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai

11.00am –
Inaugural Session
11.30am – 12.45pm

Session I

Town/City Planning and Transport Infrastructure 

Challenges in implementation

  • S.V.R.Srinivas, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA
  • Jagan Shah, Resident Senior Fellow - Artha Global, Former Director - National Institute of Urban Affairs & Senior Advisor (Capacity Building) World Bank
  • K. V. Abdul Malik, Secretary, Greater Cochin Development Authority
  •  S. C. Deshpande, Chief Town and Country Planning, MMRDA
  • Kshama Puntambekar, Assistant Professor-Department of Planning, School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal
1.45pm –

Session II

Utilisation of Steel Slag in Road Infrastructure – Technical Session

  • - Circular economy prospects in steel making slag as road construction material
  • - Ministry of Steel initiative to facilitate steel Slag utilization in road infrastructure
  • - Steel Slag Road: A sustainable utilization of Steel slag in road infrastructure
  • - Steel Slag Aggregates: challenges and Way Forward (Industry perspective)
  • - Use of Steel Slag in the Construction of National Highways
  • Gajraj Singh Rathore,Chief Operating Officer, JSW Steel Ltd
  • Satish Pandey,Principal Scientist - Flexible Pavement Division, CSIR-Central Road Research Institute
  • Tomomitsu Inada, Director & Vice President – Technology, AM/NS
  • Parmjeet Singh, Additional Industrial Adviser (Technical Division), Ministry of Steel
  • Anshumali Srivastava, Chief General Manager (Tech) / Regional Officer Mumbai, National Highways Authority of India
3.00pm –

Session III

Road Construction: Implementation of new Technology- Performance and Challenges (An Indian Road Congress initiative)

  • S K Nirmal, Director General (RD) and Special Secretary (Retd). Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
  • Himanshu Agarwal,Senior Vice President-International Markets, Zydex Industries Pvt Ltd
  • S P Rajan, Head P&M-Roads Runway & Elevator Corridor Business, L&T Construction
  • V P Ramgude, Chief Engineer, Public Works Department, Govt. of Maharashtra
  • Nitin Nakhat, CEO, Shri Balaji Road Marking Machines (Presentation)
4.00pm –

Session IV

Innovations in technologies for Pavement and noise control technology (A CRRI Initiative)

  • - Overview of an indigenous road construction and maintenance Equipments
  • Dr. Siksha Swaroopa Kar,Principal Scientist - Flexible Pavements, CSIR-Central Road Research Institute - CRRI
4.20pm –

Smart Transportation, Smarter Solutions

  • Vinay Mishra, Senior Vice - President Projects, Prama India
4.30pm –

Technical Presentations

ITS Solutions for Smart Tunnels and Motorways

  • Wesley Hess, General Manager, Traffic Tech PTY Ltd

Assessment of Road Network & Standardization of Data using sophisticated Equipments

  • Abhishek Tiwari, Associate Director, IRSM- Indian Road Survey & Management Pvt.Ltd.
9.00am OnwardsRegistration
10.00am –

Session V

ITS with 5G and beyond

  • - Complete ITS communication stack — Current availability and way forward
  • - Cellular C-V2X — Challenges and opportunities
  • - OEMs- Available and Futuristic use cases
  • - OEM & 5G perspective
  • - Connected vehicles: Applications and Sharing of data
  • Sushil Kumar, Dy. Director General (IoT), Telecommunication Engineering Center, Dept of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communication
  • Dr. Punit Rathod, Lead-Technical Standards, Qualcomm Standards & Industry Organizations
  • Aurindam Bhattacharya, Group Leader and Registrar, C-DOT
  • Mohan Raju, Vice President & Business Head – Smart Mobility, Jio Platforms Limited
11.15am –

Technical Presentations

Traffic control and management of cities and highways: A. system integrator perspective

  • Shamik Joshi, Head-Mobility, Amnex Infotechnologies Pvt. Ltd

ATMS and ANPR: Trends in Transportation Security

  • Rajiv Arora, National Vertical Manager (Roadways and Waterways), Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd.

11.45am – 12.45pm

Session VI

Next Generation Road Safety (Safety Commercial Fleet management & Passenger Vehicles, Dash Cam Solutions, AI in safety…)

  • Akhilesh Srivastava, World Economic Forum - Leading Road Safety 2.0 in India
  • Dr. H. M. Naqvi, Chief General Manager (Technical), National Highways Authority of India
  • Anupam Kulshreshtha, ADG Traffic & Road Safety, Uttar Pradesh Police
  • Prashant Oberoi, Head, Government Sales (India), Norden Communication Private Limited
  • Tony Mathew, Head Delivery and Operations, TRL
  • Teja Gudena, Senior Vice President - Devices, Netradyne
12.45pm – 1.15pm

Technical Presentations

Smart Mobility - Enhancing Vision and Connectivity in ITS

  • Ashish Lachhwani, Co-Founder and Chief Business Development, Steradian Semiconductor Ltd

Advanced MDVR & Security Surveillance System in Commercial vehicles

  • N Surya Krishna, Founder and Director, Declaat India Pvt. Ltd and NSK Techno

Traffic Monitoring and Enforcement Solutions for Highways

  • Shailendra Singh, AVP Sales & Marketing, Smart & Safe City Business, Vehant Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
2.00pm – 3.00pm

Session VII

Integrated Public Transport: Infrastructure, Policies, Inter-operable transport card, Mobility as a Service and Micro Mobility

  • Nalin Bansal, Chief of Corporate Business and Key Initiatives, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
  • Bhushan Vartak, Vice president - Delivery Head Engineering Solutions, Datamatics Global Services Limited
  • Shamik Joshi, Head-Mobility, Amnex Infotechnologies Pvt. Ltd
  • Vivek Ogra, Partner - Transport Consulting, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Narendra Verma, Technical Advisor, Sustainable Urban Mobility – Air Quality, Climate Action and Accessibility, GIZ India
  • Shreyansh Shah, Associate Director - Strategic Alliances, MYBYK
3.00pm – 3.45pm

Technical Presentations

Leapfrog to mobile ticketing by eliminating hardware ticketing Solutions

  • Manjunath RS, Director - FAIRTIQ India Pvt Ltd.

Autonomous Navigation Research at IITH

  • Prof. P. Rajalakshmi, Professor - Department of Electrical Engineering & Director - Technology Innovation Hub for Autonomous Navigation (TiHAN), IIT Hyderabad

Ropeways: Emerging mode of transport in India — Potential, Constructability, and Integration

  • Michael Giangiulio, Project engineer, Bernard Gruppe in Austria.
3.45 pm –
4.45 pm

Session VIII

Future of Parking in India

The need for evolution and adoption of Parking technologies & design has never been as pressing as today.

  • P Velrasu, Additional Municipal Commissioner (Projects), Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
  • Nyalakonda Prakash Reddy, Deputy Commissioner of Police - Traffic 1, Hyderabad City
  • Venkata Subbarao Chunduru, Director - India, IBI Group
  • Reashma P. S., Technical Director, VTRAC Worldwide
  • N V Ramana, Director, Marine Car Parx
9.00am Onwards


10.15am –

Session IX - Round Table session

GPS based Tolling: Interaction on the technology and action plan

  • Amit Kumar Ghosh, Additional Secretary Highway, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
  • Mahabir Singh, Member – Technical, National Highways Authority of India
  • Shruti Gupta, Senior Project Manager, Egis-India Consulting
  • Sandeep Pawar, MD & CEO, Kent Intelligent Transportation Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  • Yogesh Dhongade, Founder Director, LogicMo Systems Private Limited
  • Dhaval Desai, MD & CEO, Trafitek Solutions Pvt Ltd
11.15am -


Provision for overload checking for Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) based Tolling System

  • Ashish Bhutani, Managing Director, Ashbee Systems Ltd.

Future of Traffic surveillance &AI through IP cameras

  • Sumit Agarwal, Manager pre-sales - India, Norden Communication
11.30am -

Session X

Taking India’s EV based sustainable transport System to the next level (A Niti Aayog Initiative)

  • - New National EV policy and the salient features
  • - E- vehicle transition in Shared Mobility
  • - Circular Economy financing Sustainable Technologies for greener tomorrow
  • - Advanced Chemistry Cells for EV
  • - Battery Swapping
  • - OEM- Innovations In the EV space
  • - charging infrastructure: Bangalore: A case study
  • Anil Srivastava, Director, Epsilon Advanced Materials, Visiting Professor of Practice at Centre for Energy Policy and Environment Solutions at IIT, Kanpur
  • Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President, and MD, CES, India
  • Abhijeet Sinha, National Program Director EODB & National Highways for EV
  • Karthik Anantha, Head, Research and Development Division, Omega Seiki Mobility
  • Preetesh Singh, Specialist CASE and Alternate Powertrains, Nomura Research Institute Consulting and Solutions India Pvt. Ltd
  • Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Verma, Professor & Convenor, IISc Sustainable Transportation Lab (IST Lab), Bangalore (presentation)