KUIDFC envisions to engage the ecosystem partners from the government, industry, representatives from Consulate Generals and leaders of urban centres around the world. The objective of event is to:
1. Understand key issues in urban innovation and governance from relevant stakeholders in academia, government, industry and start-ups
2. To accelerate the urban innovation ecosystem to evolve with the crisis and identify ways to approach urban development in the post COVID-19 world
3. To empower citizens/participants to take on an entrepreneurial mind-set to define, problem solve and develop cross-functional solutions to address complex urban development challenges

Names and Titles of Speakers

Ms. Charulata Somal, IAS, Managing Director, Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (KUIDFC);
Smt. B B Cauvery, IAS, Director of Municipal Administration, Government of Karnataka;
Smt. Kunal Kumar, IAS, Joint Secretary Smart Cities, Government of Karnataka;
Shri. Rahul Kapoor, IAS, Director (Smart Cities-I), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India;
Prof. Michele Acuto, Director, Connected Cities Lab, Australia;
Mr. Lokesh Lohiya, Business Development Lead, CISCO Smart & Safe Cities in India & SAARC;
Pragyal Singh, Partner, Business Consulting Services, EY