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Welcome to India @ Almedalen: Future Urbanisms

Embassy of India in Sweden in association with Uppsala University & India Unlimited & Make in India brings you India@Almedalen: Future Urbanisms. H.E. Ambassador Monika Kapil Mohta will Inaugurate India@Almedalen at 09.30 am. Our Chief Guest from India is Mrs. Soma Banerjee, Executive Director & Principal Lead (Smart Cities), Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).

The seminar series connect the urban needs, innovative spirit and entrepreneurial energy of India with the robust ideas of sustainability and resilience, technologies and business models of Sweden and the Nordic world. The seminars directly links to the aims and objectives of the long-term multidisciplinary research programme Future Urbanisms located at Uppsala University’s Campus Gotland.

The Perspectives: The seminars will focus on the prospects of cooperation and collaboration between India and Sweden from three perspectives of:

  • Technology for Sustainable Solutions

  • Lifestyle as the Key to Sustainability &

  • Urban Sustainability.

The Issues: Within these three perspectives, the conference will specifically discuss issues of:

2. Water & Energy
3. Food & Health
4. Shelter

The seminars will have panels and will follow a moderated discussion format. There will be panels composed of experts, industry representatives, academicians and innovators. Please use this as a “Save the Date” and as this is during Almedalen all the seminars are open and no registrations required, but do come in time to get a seat.

9.30 am-10.30 am: India’s Urban Future & What Can We Do For Sustainability?
10.30 am -11.10 am: Moving People & Not Cars: The Mobility Challenge
11.10-11.30: Coffee Break
11.30-12.10: Affordable Housing for All Urban Citizens: The Shelter Challenge

12.10-12.50: Lunch Break
12.50-13.30: Building a New Biocircular Economy: The Water & Energy Challenge
13.30-13.50: Short Coffee Break
13.50-14.30: Lifestyle as Sustainable Life: The Food & Health Challenge
14.30-15.30: India’s Urban Future & What Can Sustainability Do for Us?

Full program/ Speakers: http://indiaunlimited.se/indiaatalmedalen/