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 and 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 and Supply Networks of Power

11:20 am - 1:00 pm Roundtable I | Planning for Mobility in the Age of Rapid Urbanisation, Climate Change and 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 Securing Future Energy through Grid Resiliency, Energy Efficiency and Security in Supply

Eric Cheung - Senior Director – Power Systems, CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd.
·         Leveraging effective strategies to maintain power and grid reliability
·         Securing energy supply to meet growing power demand for future generations
·         Navigating future challenges and mapping out directions for smart power grids 

Eric Cheung

Senior Director – Power Systems
CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd.

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
·         Optimising operations and power flows in high-voltage systems to reduce power loss
·         Boosting distribution management system performance by reducing load for greater efficiency
·         Achieving an efficient outage response for better peak demand management

Gaurav Sharma

AVP, Engineering & Smart Grid
BSES Yamuna Power

·         Integrating consumers with electricity distribution and 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 Holdings

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

4:10 pm - 4:40 pm Making Buildings Smarter & Achieving Energy Efficiency to Meet Growing Electricity Demands

Sujay Kumar Saha - Head - Demand Side Management, Home & Industry Automation, TATA Power
·         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 

Sujay Kumar Saha

Head - Demand Side Management, Home & Industry Automation
TATA Power

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

Future Cities Week 2020 | Driving Future Mobility in Asia

·         Resolving challenges in meeting future needs and enhancing mobility capabilities sustainably
·         Building a strong foundation with AV and 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


Gaurav Sharma

AVP, Engineering & Smart Grid
BSES Yamuna Power

Ben Le

Director of Intelligent Driving Institute

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