The high-profile Metro Rail Conference to be held on 20th January 2023 at JW Marriott, Mumbai
‘Metro Man of India’ Padma Vibhushan E Sreedharan to make a special addressOpportunities of over 1000 km of upcoming metro rail projectsTrends and adaptation of technologies in the Indian metro rail segment.Experience sharing by proven stalwarts on speedy metro execution.
Mumbai, 19 December 2022: Organised by FIRST Construction Council in association with Construction World and Infrastructure Today magazines, the METRO RAIL CONFERENCE 2023 to be held on 20th January 2023 at JW Marriott, Mumbai, will provide an ideal platform for projecting the latest innovations and technologies coming into the Indian metro rail sector.
Industry experts and speakers from various departments and sectors would form the nucleus of this high-profile grandiose. This high-octane event will be flagged-off by the ‘Metro Man of India’ Padma Vibhushan E Sreedharan with a special address on his remarkable journey of Delhi Metro.
Puneet Narang, Partner, KPMG will take over the proceedings with deep industry insight on the forthcoming metro project opportunities. It will be followed by a special session on the sustainable plans and forecasts deliberated by the leaders of various metro corporations across the country including Sahadeva Singh Rathi, Director (Projects & Planning), Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation; T Archunan, Director (Projects), Chennai Metro Rail Corporation; Basavaraj MB, Director (Projects), MMRDA – Mumbai Metro; Shobhit Tandon, Director, MP Metro Corporation; and Atul Gadgil, Director (Operations), Pune Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.
A special session is dedicated to emerging trends and advancements that will highlight the innovations specifically for the metro owners to understand and implement them in their projects.
It will be followed by an interesting session on Metro Execution: The Secret Sauce of Fastest Execution. This session will witness rich experience sharing from proven stalwarts like SVR Srinivas, Addl. Chief Secretary & Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA; Anjum Parwez, Managing Director, Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation; KVB Reddy, Managing Director & CEO, L&T Metro Hyderabad; Dr. Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, MAHA Metro; Vikas Kumar, Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation; UJM Rao, Managing Director, Andhra Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation; NC Karmali, Managing Director, Kolkata Metro Corporation; and Ajith Kumar V, Managing Director, K-Rail – Kochi Metro amongst others.
Kumar Keshav, CEO, DB RRTS Operations India will deliver the keynote address on the vision forward for urban rail systems in India.
The final session of the day is dedicated towards technology and design with deeper insights on state-of-the-art technology and designing of multi-layered transportation hubs by Bharat Salhotra, President, Insightzz MILT; and project heads from L&T Construction and AECOM.
The conference shall provide an excellent opportunity for all the concerned stakeholders to address the needs of existing urban rail systems, systems undergoing upgrade or renewal as well as upcoming systems.
It will encourage discussion among rail infrastructure managers, rail operators, public transport authorities, technology and solution providers, and consultants on management policies and lifecycle strategies, estimation of whole lifecycle costs, lifecycle management, data capture and analysis, new technologies in rail asset management, digital asset management, ISO 55001 standards and certifications.
This conference will also highlight the role of data and analytics, cyber security digitalization of Indian metros, and much more, besides providing an opportunity for networking and one-on-one interactions with industry stalwarts.
With many new innovations, metro rail sector is spearheading the infrastructure development of the nation. The conference shall also cover the various advantages of implementing futuristic technologies for Indian metros and bring together all interested groups on a single platform to encourage the development of technological solutions for the metro rail, as well as to share beneficial knowledge gained from an international perspective among stakeholders for an in-depth understanding of sector-related problems.
The event is expected to draw participation from executives, managers and decision-makers from policymaking and regulatory bodies, metro operating companies, technology and service provider firms, equipment manufacturing companies, industry consultants, design companies, engineering companies, R&D organizations, and much more.
The excitement is immense! The industry is all geared up to be a part of this grand event. To register yourself, just click HERE.
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