About the Summit

To explore and showcase the culture of Innovation, Growth, Best Practice Smart City Thiruvananthapuram Ltd and APAC News Network will be organising a three-day ‘APAC Smart & Sustainable City Virtual Conclave, Thiruvananthapuram ’from February16-17-18, 2021 on a virtual platform.

The aim of the Conclave is to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and collaborations on smart city and urban development, IT and e-Governance and place the spotlight on the pro-people urban work that is being done in Thiruvananthapuram and rest of the Kerala.

This conclave intends to generate awareness across the government departments on promoting new ideas and initiatives in Smart City domain and their delivery.

The ‘APAC Smart & Sustainable City Virtual Conclave, Thiruvananthapuram’ will be focusing on key initiatives undertaken by Government of India aligned with the vision of Smart Cities Mission, especially the ICT initiatives, Technology interventions. Innovations in Urban and IT sector and the Best practices in rest of the country.

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Branding on a National & Global Platform

Virtual Exhibition – Display of Solutions / Products

Special Coverage / feature in National Magazine and Portal

Awards & Recognitions

Key Highlights








Host Partners

Country Partner

Tourism Partner

Associate Partners

Exhibitor Partners


Supporting Partner

Supporting Bank Partners


Supporting Partners


Shri Pinarayi Vijayan

Hon'ble Chief Minister

Shri A.C. Moideen

Hon'ble Minister, LSG Department, Government of Kerala

Ms. Arya Rajendran S

Hon'ble Mayor


Keynote Speakers

Durga Shanker Mishra

Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Govt. of India

Dr Vishwas Mehta

Chairman, Smart City Thiruvananthapuram Ltd, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Kerala

Sarada G Muraleedharan

Additional Chief Secretary, LSG Department, Govt. of Kerala

Biswanath Sinha

LSG Department (Urban)
Government of Kerala

Key Speakers

Programme Chair

P. Bala Kiran

Chief Executive Officer, Smart City Thiruvananthapuram Ltd, Govt. of Kerala


Ashish Kumar Singh

Additional Chief Secretary Home (Transport & Port), Govt. of Maharashtra


G. Asok Kumar

Mission Director, National Water Mission, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Govt of India


S. V. R. Srinivas

Principal Secretary, Dept. of Urban Development & Housing Department, Govt. of Maharashtra

Gert Heijkoop

Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bangalore

Dr C. Vanlalramsanga

Commissioner & Secretary, Urban Development, Govt. of Mizoram

Hari Chandana Dasari

Collector & District Magistrate, Naranyapet, Govt. of Telangana

Dr G. Srijana

Commissioner, Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation and MD & CEO Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh

Gaurang Rathi

Municipal Commissioner, Varanasi Municipal Corporation & CEO Varanasi Smart City Limited, Govt of Uttar Pradesh

Pamela Satpathy

Commissioner, Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation & CEO, Warangal Smart City, Govt. of Telangana

Mahendra Singh Tanwar

Commissioner, Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh

Dr Devansh Yadav

Deputy Commissioner, Changlang District, Government of Arunachal Pradesh

Dr Apurva Sharma

Chief Executive Officer, Silvassa Smart City Limited

Raj Cherubal

Chief Executive Officer, Chennai Smart City Limited, Govt. of Tamil Nadu

and many more...

Who Can Participate

  • Secretaries
  • Municipal Commissioners
  • Smart City CEOs
  • International Organisations
  • Tourism Boards
  • Industry Experts
  • Thought Leaders
  • Experts from Urban, Transport & Waste Management

Key Focus Areas

The Conclave will see participation of thought leaders, policy makers, industry experts and other relevant stakeholders in the Municipal & Urban Development, smart cities, e-Governance and IT domain both from private and government sector, academia and other.

  • Smart Cities Ideas & Best Practices
  • Role of IT and Emerging Technologies: Innovative Solutions
  • Urban Mobility for Smarter Cities
  • Citizen Engagement Technologies
  • Tourism & Heritage
  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • Urban Innovations
  • Waste & Water Management
  • Safe, Secure & Connected Cities
  • Smart, Clean & Green Energy