Day 1
11 Mar 2018
11:15 - 11:45

KEYNOTE 1: Empowering electricity, water and food security
Mr. Philippe Joubert
Executive Chairman – Global Electricity Initiative, France Download

11:45 - 12:45
Plenary 1: Empowering electricity, water and food security

Ms. Jennifer Layke
Global Director – Energy Program, World Resource Institute, USA Download

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländer
Professor of Environmental Technology and Environmental Management – University of Leipzig, Germany Download

Dr. Shilp Varma
Consulting Researcher – International Water Management Institute, India Download

Dr. Vaibhav Chaturvedi
Research Fellow – Council on Energy, Environment and Water, India

Mr. Elad Shaviv
CEO – Israeli Smart Energy Association, Israel Download

Mr. Mohinder Gulati
Former Chief Operating Officer, Sustainable Energy for All (UN) and former Adviser, Energy – World Bank

14:00 - 14:30
KEYNOTE 2: Harmonizing the regulatory framework for utilities
Commissioner Neil Chatterjee
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, USA
14:30 - 15:30
Plenary 2: Harmonizing the regulatory framework for utilities

Mr. Rajat Sud
Business Leader & Energy Expert – Sterlite Power, India

Dr. Dörte Fouquet
BBH, Regulatory framework for utilities in Europe, Germany Download

Dr. Howard Porter
CEO – BEAMA, UK Download

Mr. Alok Kumar
Chairman – Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd, India

Shri. R. N. Sen
Chairman – West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission, India

Mr. Somesh Kumar
Partner & Leader – Power & Utilities – EY, India

16:00 - 16:30
KEYNOTE 3: Racing with technologies
Prof. Dr. Michael Weinhold
Adjunct Professor – Danish Technical University, Germany & CTO Energy Management Division, Siemens AG., Germany
16:30 - 17:30
Plenary 3: Racing with technologies

Mr. Keith Nicolas Galatis
MD – Utility Design Services, South Africa Download

Mr. Bas Verhoeven
Director Global Marketing and Sales – DNV GL KEMA Laboratories, Singapore

Dr. Shashi Buluswar
CEO – Institute for Transformative Technologies, India

Mr. Atul Bali
Deputy General Manager – National Smart Grid Mission, India

Mr. Arvind Gujral
President – Distribution, CESC, India

Mr. Jim Morrish
Head of Strategy and Partnerships, Nokia, UK Download

Mr. Ketan Shah
MD – Accenture, India Download

Day 2
12 Mar 2018
10:00 - 10:30
KEYNOTE 4: Impact of Environmental regulation on Utility business
Dr. Leena Srivastava
Vice Chancellor – TERI University, India
10:30 - 11:30
Plenary 4: Impact of Environmental regulation on Utility business

Shri. C. V. Anand
Executive Director (Operation Services) – NTPC, India

Dr. Winfried Damm
Director, Indo-German Energy Programme – GIZ, Germany Download

Mr. Shah Nawaz Ahmad
Senior Adviser – World Nuclear Association, London Download

Mr. Karthik Ganeshan
Research Fellow – CEEW, India

Mr. Alex Hogeveen – Rutter
Professional Engineer – CIM MHI Download

Mr. Ajay Shankar
Distinguished Fellow – TERI, India

12:00 - 12:30

KEYNOTE 5: Convergence of Utility Business
Mr. Michael Gilbert
Member, Association of Energy Engineers, USA
Business Development Manager, C&I EE & DSM, Con Ed of NY, Inc Download

12:30 - 13:30
Plenary 5: Convergence of Utility Business

Mr. Kurt Bobst
CEO & Head of Market – Repower AG, Switzerland Download

Prof. Martin Braun
Fraunhofer IEE, Director Business Field Grid Planning and Grid Operation & University of Kassel

Dr. Suket Singhal
Director – Utilitia, UK

Mr. Surendra Singh Chhajta
Technical Advisor – TRANSCO, Abu Dhabi

Mr. A. M. Devendranath
Vice President – Feedback Consulting, India Download

14:30 - 15:00

KEYNOTE 6: Transportation electrification, storage and renewable energy integration nexus
Mr. Ilkka Lakaniemi
Vice President – Digital Economy & Growth – Finland Chamber of Commerce, Finland Download

15:00 - 16:00
Plenary 6: Transportation electrification, storage and renewable energy integration nexus

Mr. Daniel F. H. Etschmann
Senior Technical Expert – Solar Energy, KfW, Germany Download

Dr. Håkan Sundelin
Senior Researcher – RISE Viktoria, Sweden Download

Shri. Kumar Naik, IAS
MD – KPCL, India Download

Dr. Subir Sen
Chief Operating Officer, CTU– Planning & Smart Grid, Power Grid, India Download

Shri. K.V.S. Baba
CMD – Power System Operation Corporation Ltd., India

Mr. Nic Allen
Commercial Manager – Uniper Energy

Mr. M Babunarayan
Chief Technical Advisor – PRDC, India Download