Confederation of Indian Industry in partnership with Government of Karnataka is organizing a conference - CII Smart Mobility 2018 with the theme "Transforming Urban Mobility in India" on 10 October 2018 at Hotel Taj, MG Road, Bengaluru.


Conference Chairman
Prof. Dr. V Sumantran
Chairman, CII Smart Mobility &
Chairman, Celeris Technologies
Confederation of Indian Industry in partnership with Government of Karnataka is organizing a conference - CII Smart Mobility 2018 with the theme "Transforming Urban Mobility in India" on 10 October 2018 at Hotel Taj, MG Road, Bengaluru.

Contemporary Indian society is keen to engage with the inter-linked topics of urbanization, livable cities, economic development and personal mobility. They impact our daily lives in profound ways. A series of technological and social forces are likely to significantly change the way people travel and goods are moved. As these trends unfold, it is essential to understand the drivers/motivators of change and potential solutions. It is in this background that CII proposes to organize this initiative on Smart Mobility.

Conference Objectives:
  • Understand from experts, industrial, government and key stakeholders on the best practices, global standards and way forward in sustainable transportation and urban mobility
  • Trigger unique ideas and tap sources of innovation from various stakeholders
  • Forge partnerships for collaborative business and research amongst industries, institutions, innovators etc.
  • Understand supportive policies for embracing innovative and newer systems for adoption

Event Sponsor


Session I: Envisioning Indian Cities of the Future
  • Urban Society Development & Urban Planning Design
  • Elements of a Sustainable Transportation - New Generation City; Transportation - Global Cities & India
  • Governance & Responsibilities of a Citizen
  • Case Studies & Models of Global Cities - London, Paris, Berlin, Singapore, New York, Tokyo, Brasilia, Auckland, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai

Session II: Innovations in Mobility Technologies & Systems
  • Technology enabling mobility - Global Outlook
  • Mobility as a System
  • Road Systems, Transportation Management & Road and Traffic safety technologies
  • Sustainable Transportation Technologies Vs Power & Infrastructure (Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Electric Vehicles)
  • IoT, Telematics, Automation & Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Future of offices etc

Session III: Auto Industry – Transformations to address Future of Mobility
  • Role of Auto Industry - Current & Evolving Mobility Needs
  • Auto-Mobility Industry - Opportunities
  • Decongestion & Carbon Foot Print
  • Opportunities for Private Industries, Innovators, Entrepreneurs & Young Indians

Session IV: Mobility Ecosystem – Governance, Policies & Regulations
  • Integrated Mobility & Last Mile Connectivity
  • Public Transportation - A preferred mode
  • Pedestrian & Cycle Friendly Roads
  • Decongesting Metros
  • Green Vehicles Vs Infrastructure & Power
  • Bringing Buildings closer to Public Transportation (Mainly Urban & Metro Stations)
  • Solution Models for India - Policies supporting Innovative Solutions & New Age Business Models

Speakers @ Smart Mobility

  • Mr Anjum Parwez, IAS, Secretary - Urban Development Department, Government of Karnataka
  • Mr S Krishnan, IAS, Principal Secretary, Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Government of Tamil Nadu
  • Mr R Karikal Valaven IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Municipal Administration & Urban Development , Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • Mr Arvind Kumar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Municipal Administration & Urban Development Government of Telangana *
  • Mr S R Umashankar, IAS, Managing Director, KSRTC
  • Mr V Ponnuraj, IAS, Managing Director, BMTC
  • Mr NVS Reddy, Managing Director, Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited
  • Mr Shekar Viswanathan, Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motors

  • Dr Jabez Dhinagar, Vice President - Advaned Engineering, TVS Motors
  • Dr Ajit Jindal, Vice President, BU Engineering, TATA Motors
  • Mr Pradeep Parameswaran, President, Uber India & South Asia
  • Mr O P Agarwal, CEO, WRI India
  • Mr Harish Krishnan, Managing Director, Cisco India and SAARC
  • Mr K Venugopal, Whole Time Director, Kasturi & Sons Ltd
  • Mr Tarun Mehta, Founder, Ather Energy
  • Mr Mahadevan Ramamurthy, Country Director, Ford Mobility

You may also expect
  • Mr Ajay Seth , IAS, Managing Director, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd
  • Dr Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd
  • Mr Khoo Teng Chye, Executive Director, Centre for Liveable Cities, Singapore

Visitor Profile

Profile of Participants:
CXOs, Heads of R & D / Operations / Quality / Sales / Marketing and Service / Corporate Communications, Researchers, Designers, Academicians, Innovators, Industrialists, Investors
Focus sectors:
Infrastructure, Power, Engineering, Auto & Automotive components, Electronics, Information & Communication Technology, Real Estate, Tourism, Health Care, Education.

Contact Us

For Sponsorship opportunities & Delegate registrations, please contact :

  • Mr Shivek Gurubaran
    Deputy Director
    Confederation of Indian Industry
    98 / 1, Velachery Main Road , Guindy, Chennai-600032
    Tamil Nadu India
  • +91 99444 57057

  • +91-44-42444555
  • +91-44-42444510