GIS for Safe & Smart Cities Summit

Hyatt Regency, Kolkata | September 4, 2018

Transforming data into intelligence

Transforming data into intelligence

The twenty-first century is more complex, intricate, and reliant on technology than ever before. A safe & smart community embraces a methodology and infrastructure where all sectors of the community work together collaboratively to safeguard citizens' well-being and property.

The Smart & Safe cities summit will be bringing together strategies for ensuring cities to become Smarter & Safer over time, even with rapidly growing populations, through creating and maintaining more resilient urban environments, preventing and mitigating emergencies, and promoting public safety through policing.

Attend the Esri India Smart & Safe Cities Summit, on September 4, 2018 during Esri India User Conference to understand how GIS can help you to transform data into intelligence and make your city smart & safe.

Key Takeaways

  • Why and how GIS is playing a key role in realising the urban transformation vision. Where and how to start? Developing a roadmap for your city
  • How to rapidly deploy and demonstrate early success from your city GIS initiatives
  • How to engage and involve citizens in city management?
  • Gather international best practices. Explore how cities worldwide have adopted GIS for planning and managing urban facilities including water and power utility services
  • With multiple stakeholders involved, how to ensure a common operating picture for everyone about city development plans, progress and achievements
  • Explore new ways to overcome increasingly complex and unpredictable threats and hazards.
  • See first-hand how GIS helps public safety agencies build safer communities by understanding risk, securing critical infrastructure, and enhancing resilience to prepare for the new normal
  • Explore the latest on technology updates, tips, and tricks from Esri experts for successfully deploying and implementing your GIS

Who Should Attend?

  • Municipal Commissioners
  • Urban / City Planners/ Chief Town Planners
  • Project Management Consultants for Urban planning and development
  • Representatives from Bi-lateral agencies (USTDA, World Bank, ADB etc.)
  • System Integrators
  • Master System Integrators
  • Town and Country Planning Organizations
  • Educational Institutes for Urban Planning
  • Government bodies, Policy makers
  • Police from States and Commandants from CAPFs
  • Public Sector Undertaking companies
  • Consultants
  • Government bodies, Policy makers
  • Police from States and Commandants from CAPFs
  • Public Sector Undertaking companies


08:30 AM Onwards General registration, Arrival Tea & Exhibition Area Opens
09:30 AM - 01:30 PM Attend Esri India User Conference Plenary
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM LUNCH BREAK & Visit to EXHIBITION AREA
02:30 PM - 02:45 PM Opening Address
02:45 PM - 03:00 PM Keynote Address - Shri. Thingbaijam Harikumar Singh, CEO, Imphal Smart City Limited
03:00 PM - 03:15 PM Urban Transformation Vision - Realized by GIS – Agendra Kumar, President, Esri India
03:15 PM - 03:30 PM Making Bhubaneswar a smarter city with IoT and GIS – Vijaya Sagar Varanasi, Director – Smart Cities, Quantela
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM Creating a More Secure & Resilient Future with Safe Cities – Anil Yadav, Industry Head – Public Safety and Homeland Security, Esri India
04:30 PM - 05:00 PM User Presentation
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM GIS applications in emergency management – Seema Joshi, General Manager – Strategic Presales, Esri India
05:30 PM - 06:00 PM Networking & Visit to Exhibition area


Agendra Kumar
Agendra Kumar

President, Esri India

Shri Thingbaijam Harikumar Singh

CEO Imphal Smart City Limited

Vijaya Sagar Varanasi,

Director – Smart Cities, Quantela

Seema Joshi
Seema Joshi

General Manager - Presales, Esri India

Anil yadav
Anil Yadav

Industry Head – Public Safety and Homeland Security, Esri India