16 - 19 March, 2020 | Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, Singapore

Agenda Day 1

8:00 am - 9:00 am Morning Refreshments & Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening Remarks from Chairperson

Future Cities Week 2020 | Sharpening Strategies for Future-Proofing Future Cities

9:10 am - 9:40 am International Keynote Address | Envisioning the Future Cities of 2050 – Goals and Visions for Sustainable Mobility & E-Networks

·         Addressing the complexity of integrating land use and mobility to meet high urban density needs
·         Developing mechanisms to increase the efficiency of interconnected smart mobility infrastructure
Improving city connectivity while maintaining the resilience of the security design of smart cities
·         Meeting regulatory goals and attaining energy and cost-efficiency through alternative models
·         Harnessing disruptive mobility through policy adaptation & regulation
·         Driving economic growth with innovative, sustainable & affordable public networks

Chiu Wen Tung

Group Director (Research and Development)
Urban Redevelopment Authority


Juan Intan Kanggrawan

Jakarta Smart City
Head of Data Analytics


YBRS. Tn Hj Nor Sallehi Kassim

Head of Unit (Smart Cities)


Dr Pasan Kulvanit

Project Manager - Autonomous Vehicles
Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Innovation, Thai Government

10:30 am - 10:50 am Speed Networking Session

10:50 am - 11:20 am Morning Tea & Networking Break

Innovative Solutions to Future Cities’ Challenges | Interactive Discussion Groups: 2 @ 50-Minutes Each

11:20 am - 1:00 pm Roundtable H | Reshaping Energy Systems – Managing Demand & Supply Networks of Power

11:20 am - 1:00 pm Roundtable I | Planning for Mobility in the Age of Rapid Urbanisation, Climate Change & Technology Innovation

11:20 am - 1:00 pm Roundtable J | Overcoming Practical Challenges in Smart Grid Systems through IT and Network Management

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

Smart Grids & Microgrids Asia 2020 | Ensuring Reliable and Stable Energy Supply

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Making Buildings Smarter & Achieving Energy Efficiency to Meet Growing Electricity Demands

·         Integrating grid-interactive buildings for greater energy flexibility
·         Levelling load matching through energy storage technologies for more resilient & profitable buildings
Improving demand management & revenue potential through smart controls & inverters

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Ensuring a Reliable Grid through a Strong and Flexible Distribution Management System

Gaurav Sharma - AVP, Engineering & Smart Grid, BSES Yamuna Power
·         Managing high & ultra high voltage systems, transmission & distribution effectively
·         Boosting performance of transmission systems by reducing line load for higher power efficiency
·         Achieving an efficient outage response for better peak demand management

Gaurav Sharma

AVP, Engineering & Smart Grid
BSES Yamuna Power

·         Integrating consumers & buildings with electricity distribution & generation through smart microgrids
·         Futureproofing the grid to increase overall electricity supply independently of the larger grid
·         Eliminating power disturbances and intermittencies through reliability improvement plans 

Laurence Kwan

Sunseap Energy


Teh-Chen Shen

Deputy General Manager
Taiwan Power Research Institute, Taiwan Power Company


Saraansh Dave

Head of New Business Development
CLP Power

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm Afternoon Tea & Networking Break

4:10 pm - 4:40 pm Managing Power Demand & Connecting Spaces through New Technologies

·         Connecting separate islands through local energy grids for energy back-ups
·         Using strong monitoring and measuring systems to manage energy consumption patterns
·         Analysing consuming models to monitor consumption habits across urban & rural areas

4:40 pm - 4:45 pm Intermission – Back to Plenary Hall

Future Cities Week 2020 | Driving Future Mobility in Asia

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm Stakeholder Engagement Panel | Future Mobility Driving Future Cities – Preparing for the Mobility Landscape of Tomorrow

Michal Klocek - Senior Manager - Global Electric Vehicles, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd
Akash Passey - Senior Vice President, Volvo Bus Corporation
·         Resolving challenges in meeting future needs and enhancing mobility capabilities sustainably
·         Building a strong foundation with AV & EV powered by a resilient power network
·         Mapping the route to Southeast Asia’s changing energy landscape

Michal Klocek

Senior Manager - Global Electric Vehicles
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd


Akash Passey

Senior Vice President
Volvo Bus Corporation

5:30 pm - 5:30 pm Closing Remarks from Chairperson & End of Congress Day One