Date: March 16, 2015
Join the U.S. Trade and Development Agency on Monday, Mar. 16, 2015 from 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM EST, as we explore upcoming smart city development projects and opportunities in India. This live Google Hangout will feature a Q & A session with smart city experts and thought leaders with insight into India’s development plans.
Henry Steingass, USTDA’s Regional Director for South and Southeast Asia will moderate the Q & A.
Mr. Pratap Padode - Executive Director of Smart Cities Council India
Nolty Theriot - Director, U.S.-India Business Council
Lux Rao – CTO & Leader, HP Future Cities
Click here to access and RSVP for the Google Hangout
This Google Hangout follows USTDA’s efforts to catalyze nearly $2 billion in capital for priority renewable energy projects in India. As part of these efforts, USTDA Director Leocadia I. Zak signed agreements on Jan. 26, 2015 with three Indian state governments to mobilize U.S. industry expertise and technologies to modernize the cities of Ajmer (Rajasthan), Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) and Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh). Under these Memoranda of Understanding, USTDA plans to sponsor activities that will help each city develop safe, efficient and integrated energy, transportation and communications infrastructure.