Join and listen and engage with experts working in a number of areas for urban India; water, energy, waste, ICT, and transport.


09.15 – 09.30  Registration and Coffee

09.30 – 09.40  Welcome Remarks:  H.E. Ambassador Monika Kapil Mohta

09.40 – 09.50  Inauguration Address:  Ibrahim Baylan, Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy

09.50 – 10.05  Investing in India: Suja Chandy, Vice President Invest India

10.05 – 10.15  Setting the Scene: Rajendra Iyer, Group Vice President, Business Strategy – Power                                        Grids Division, ABB

10.15 – 12.00 Panel discussion – ENERGY FOR SMART CITIES

Moderator: Bo Normark, Senior Advisor, Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences (Advisor, Swedish Energy Agency)


  India as a technology buyer – public and private sectors

  Smart Grids – challenges with india’s existing T&D infrastructure

  The importance of policy to guide business?

  The Last Mile; the importance of access to finance to engage in the Indian



Staffan Ahl, Director of Swedpartnership, Swedfund

Rebecka Andreasson, Business Development Executive Metrum Sweden AB

Rajendra Iyer, Group Vice President, Business Strategy – Power Grids Division, ABB  

Mikael Kullman, Managing Director, Delling Energy

Ludvig Lindström, Senior Advisor, Swedish Energy Agency, Innovations’ Accelerator

Andreas Molin, CEO PPAM, Innovations’ Accelerator

12.00 – 12.45 Indian Buffet Lunch

12.45 – 13.10 Keynote Address and Introductory Remarks :

Håkan Agnevall, President Volvo Bus Corporation and Co-Chair for Smart Cities in Sweden India Business Leaders’ Roundtable (SIBLRT)

Allan Larsson, Special Advisor to the President of the European Commission. Initiator Hammarby Sjöstad 2020. Former Swedish Finance Minister, Director General European Commission, Member of Parliament

13.10 – 15.00 Panel Discussion – ENABLING SMART CITY BUSINESS IN INDIA

Moderator: Robin Sukhia, Secretary General and President, Sweden-India Business Council


Jennie Cato, Head of Products and Markets, Teknikföretagen. (Smart Cities Sweden, India Chapter Teknikföretagen)
Bo Jerlström,
Advisor to the Association of Swedish EngineeringIndustries, former Ambassador 
Allan Larsson,
Special Advisor to the President of the European Commission. Chairman Hammarby Sjöstad 2020. Former Swedish Finance Minister, Director General European Commission,  Member of Parliament    
Annie Ross
Head of Business Swedens Smart Cities Platform in India
Will Sibia, 
Sustainable Development Director, Sweco                                                                      Narayanan Thiruvengadathan, Director and Manufacturing and Logistics Leader, Larsen & Toubro Nordic Region

15.00 – 15.15 Concluding Remarks

15.15 – 16.00 High Tea

Venue and time: Sheraton, Tegelbacken 6, Stockholm @ 09.15 – 16.00 hrs. Free of cost but If a registered party fails to show without 24 hours prior notification, a 500 SEK fee will be charged.