Agenda

09:00 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:05 Opening Remarks by ET Edge
10:05 – 10:10 Welcome Address
  Speakers:
  • Venkat Subramanian, Regional CEO - Construction Products India & Managing Director - Gyproc India
10:10 – 10:30 Keynote Address: Futuristic Built Spaces
Design Segment
10:30 – 10:40 Advisory Dialogue: Envisioning the future of Design
  Speakers:
  • Chin Thoe Chong, Senior Director, DP Architects, Singapore
  • Manit Rastogi, Founder Partner, Morphogenesis, India
10:40 – 11:20 Spotlight Presentations: Solving the Housing Challenge – Design Solutions for Housing for all by 2022
 
  • We all know about the housing challenges India faces, but what about the answers? - design solutions to unaffordability
  • Social and economic trends, transport and planning rules all influence the way we live & what we demand from our homes
  • From high-performing medium and higher density developments, to different ownership models & ways of living such as co-housing; explore how homes might look like come 2022
  Speakers:
  • Frven Lim, Director, DP Architect, London
  • Rahul Kadri, Principal Architect, IM Kadri Architects
11:20 – 11:50 Interactive Panel Discussion
  Speakers:
  • Chin Thoe Chong, Senior Director, DP Architects, Singapore
  • Manit Rastogi, Founder Partner, Morphogenesis, India
  • Rahul Kadri, Principal Architect, IM Kadri Architects
  • Frven Lim, Director, DP Architect, London
  • Moderated by: Santhosh Kumar, Group Vice Chairman, ANAROCK Property Consultants
11:50 – 12:00 Networking Coffee Break

Technology Segment

12:00 – 12:05 Advisory Dialogue:Time to be unreasonably aspirational – technology disruption
  Speakers:
  • Rajan Govind, Founder, BES Consultants
12:05 – 12:20 Advisory Monologue: Future of technology and its implementation
  Speakers:
  • Professor Robin Drogemuller, Developer of BIM Technology | Professor, QUT, Australia
12:20 – 12:50 Spotlight Presentations: Disruptive technology trends
 
  • 3D Printing, Rendering & Architectural Visualization – have we adapted the technology for maximum benefit or we are yet at the surface level
  • Design and Build Better with VR and BIM – what’s next?
  • High Rise and Technology
  Speakers:
  • Pradeep Nair, Managing Director, Autodesk – India & SAARC
  • Dr Hossein Rezai-Jorabi, Founding Director, Web Structures, Singapore & Milan Research Lab
  • Guruprasad Kuppu Rao, Director & Mentor, Imaginarium India
12:50 – 13:10 Concluding remark: Tech Trends of 2030 in the Design & Construction Sector
  Speakers:
  • Professor Robin Drogemuller, Developer of BIM Technology | Professor, QUT, Australia
  • Rajan Govind, Founder, BES Consultants
  • Pradeep Nair, Managing Director, Autodesk – India & SAARC
  • Dr Hossein Rezai-Jorabi, Founding Director, Web Structures, Singapore & Milan Research Lab
  • Guruprasad Kuppu Rao, Director & Mentor, Imaginarium India
  • Moderated by: Anurag Dua, Partner, PwC
13:10 – 14:00 Networking Luncheon

Material Segment

14:00 – 14:10 Advisory Dialogue: Material Trends: how new and dynamic build and design materials will change the game of sustainable building
  Speakers:
  • Alain Monnens, Industrial Designer | Founder, IDAM BVBA, Belgium
  • Michael Foley, Founder, Foley Designs
14:10 – 15:10 Pecha Kucha: Sustainable and Multi-Purpose Materials for Design and Architecture
  • Design Disruption: Outdoor Furniture and Lighting
  • Scalable Sustainability
  • Low cost solution for wet waste management
  • Fabrications using local materials
  • Glass in Architecture, Glass in High Rise
  • Drywalls – The Future of Lightweight Construction
  Speakers:
  • Satish Gokhale, Director- Industrial Design, Design Directions
  • Poonam Bir Kasturi, Founder, Daily dump
  • Gayathri Shetty, Principal Architect, GNA Architects
  • Trupti Doshi, Principal Architect, The Auroma Group
  • Ar. Yatin Patel, Founder Director, DSP Design Associates (DSP) | Education Design Architects (EDA)
  • Ajay Gupta, Executive Director, Kgd-architecture
Policy Segment
15:10 – 15:20 Advisory Trilogue
  Speakers:
  • George Ferguson, Former Mayor of Bristol
  • Hitesh Vaidya, Country Manager- India, UN Habitat
15:20 – 16:10 Spotlight presentations
  The Government of India’s three major initiatives in urban renewal are noteworthy viz. Smart City Program, Real Estate Regulation Act (RERA) and the Housing for All by 2022 Program. Considering the pace of urbanization in the country, importance of optimal policy roll out cannot be underscored enough. The segment will focus on five broad themes to highlight the role of Policy in the build and design industry:
  • Governance
  • Sustainability and Inclusion
  • Planning
  • Regulation
  • Finance
  Speakers:
  • O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI India
  • Dr. Chhavi Rajawat, Sarpanch, Village Soda
  • Sanjay Seth, Senior Director - Sustainable Habitat Division, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Paritosh Gupta, CEO, ILFS and Kukuza Project Development Company
  • Sanjay Prakash, Principal Architect, Shift: Studio for Habitat Futures
16:10 – 16:30 Fireside Q&A
  Speakers:
  • O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI India
  • Dr. Chhavi Rajawat, Sarpanch, Village Soda
  • Sanjay Seth, Senior Director - Sustainable Habitat Division, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Paritosh Gupta, CEO, ILFS and Kukuza Project Development Company
  • Sanjay Prakash, Principal Architect, Shift: Studio for Habitat Futures
Moderated by:
  • Hitesh Vaidya, Country Manager - India, UN Habitat
16:30 – 16:35 Vote of Thanks
  Speakers:
  • R Subramanian, Managing Director Glass & Solutions, Saint-Gobain India
16:35 – 16:40 Closing remark by ET Edge
10:30 – 11:30 Bolstering skills in the Indian Building and Construction Industry
  Speakers:
  • Ar K Jaisim, Principal Architect, Jaisim Fountainhead
  • Dikshu Kukreja, Architect and an Urban Designer, CP Kukreja Architects
  • P Padmakumar, Head - HR, Flat Glass & Head CSR, Saint-Gobain India
  • Prof. Dr. P.S.N. Rao, Director, SPA- Delhi
  • R K Arora, Chairman & Managing Director, Supertech
  • Moderated by: Gurjot Bhatia, MD - Project Management, CBRE
10:45 – 12:45 Safety the 5th Pillar of Sustainable Architecture
  Speakers:
  • Dr Prabhat Rahangdale, Mumbai Fire Chief & Director - Directorate Of Maharashtra Fire Services
  • S. K Nandi, Partner & Principal Consultant at C P Kukreja Associates
  • Anubhav Gupta, Chief Design Officer and Head – CSR and Sustainability, Godrej Properties
  • Pankaj Dharkar, President, Fire Safety Association of India (FSAI)
  • Neeraj Bansal, Partner and Head - ASEAN Corridor & Building, Construction and Real Estate Sector, KPMG in India
  • Moderated by: Deben Moza, Executive Director, Head of Project Management Services at Knight Frank India
18:30 – 18:35 Opening Remarks by ET Edge
18:35 – 18:40 Welcome Address
 
  • Anand Y Mahajan, General Delegate - Saint-Gobain, India Sri Lanka & Bangladesh & Chairman – Saint-Gobain Group in India
18:40 – 19:00 Special Address: Architecture awards and rewarding architecture
 
  • Martha Thorne, Executive Director, Pritzker Architecture Prize & Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design
19:00 – 19:20 Chief Guest Address
 
  • Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India
19:20 – 19:50 Awards Ceremony
19:50 – 20:00 Jury Address and Felicitation
  Jury:
  • Deepak S. Parekh, Chairman, Housing Development Finance Corporation, India
  • Dr Prabhat Rahangdale, Mumbai Fire Chief & Director - Directorate Of Maharashtra Fire Services
  • Boman Irani, Managing Director, Rustomjee Developers
  • Jayantha Perera, Founder Director and Vice President, Green Building Council Sri Lanka
  • Prem Chandavarkar, Managing Partner, CnT Architects
  • Sanjay Prakash, Principal Architect, Shift: Studio for Habitat Futures
  • Abha Narain Lambah – Principal Architect, Abha Narain Lambah Associates
  • Ar J P Agarwal, Principal Architect, Agarwal & Agarwal Architects
  • B Santhanam, President, Flat Glass – South Asia, Malaysia & Egypt, SaintGobain
  • Dr Mahavir, Dean, School of Planning and Architecture(SPA) – Delhi
  • Michael Foley, Founder, Foley Designs
  • Niranjan Khatri, Founder, iSambhav
  • Utpal Deka – Former National Team Leader - Capacity Building for Urban Development in India, Ministry of Urban Development – India
20:00 – 20:05 Vote of Thanks
 
  • B Santhanam, President ,Flat Glass – South Asia, Malaysia & Egypt, SaintGobain
20:05 – 20:10 Closing Remarks by ET Edge
20:10 onwards Gala Dinner night
+ Morning Agenda
09:00 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:05 Opening Remarks by ET Edge
10:05 – 10:10 Welcome Address
  Speakers:
  • Venkat Subramanian, Regional CEO - Construction Products India & Managing Director - Gyproc India
10:10 – 10:30 Keynote Address: Futuristic Built Spaces
Design Segment
10:30 – 10:40 Advisory Dialogue: Envisioning the future of Design
  Speakers:
  • Chin Thoe Chong, Senior Director, DP Architects, Singapore
  • Manit Rastogi, Founder Partner, Morphogenesis, India
10:40 – 11:20 Spotlight Presentations: Solving the Housing Challenge – Design Solutions for Housing for all by 2022
 
  • We all know about the housing challenges India faces, but what about the answers? - design solutions to unaffordability
  • Social and economic trends, transport and planning rules all influence the way we live & what we demand from our homes
  • From high-performing medium and higher density developments, to different ownership models & ways of living such as co-housing; explore how homes might look like come 2022
  Speakers:
  • Frven Lim, Director, DP Architect, London
  • Rahul Kadri, Principal Architect, IM Kadri Architects
11:20 – 11:50 Interactive Panel Discussion
  Speakers:
  • Chin Thoe Chong, Senior Director, DP Architects, Singapore
  • Manit Rastogi, Founder Partner, Morphogenesis, India
  • Rahul Kadri, Principal Architect, IM Kadri Architects
  • Frven Lim, Director, DP Architect, London
  • Moderated by: Santhosh Kumar, Group Vice Chairman, ANAROCK Property Consultants
11:50 – 12:00 Networking Coffee Break

Technology Segment

12:00 – 12:05 Advisory Dialogue:Time to be unreasonably aspirational – technology disruption
  Speakers:
  • Rajan Govind, Founder, BES Consultants
12:05 – 12:20 Advisory Monologue: Future of technology and its implementation
  Speakers:
  • Professor Robin Drogemuller, Developer of BIM Technology | Professor, QUT, Australia
12:20 – 12:50 Spotlight Presentations: Disruptive technology trends
 
  • 3D Printing, Rendering & Architectural Visualization – have we adapted the technology for maximum benefit or we are yet at the surface level
  • Design and Build Better with VR and BIM – what’s next?
  • High Rise and Technology
  Speakers:
  • Pradeep Nair, Managing Director, Autodesk – India & SAARC
  • Dr Hossein Rezai-Jorabi, Founding Director, Web Structures, Singapore & Milan Research Lab
  • Guruprasad Kuppu Rao, Director & Mentor, Imaginarium India
12:50 – 13:10 Concluding remark: Tech Trends of 2030 in the Design & Construction Sector
  Speakers:
  • Professor Robin Drogemuller, Developer of BIM Technology | Professor, QUT, Australia
  • Rajan Govind, Founder, BES Consultants
  • Pradeep Nair, Managing Director, Autodesk – India & SAARC
  • Dr Hossein Rezai-Jorabi, Founding Director, Web Structures, Singapore & Milan Research Lab
  • Guruprasad Kuppu Rao, Director & Mentor, Imaginarium India
  • Moderated by: Anurag Dua, Partner, PwC
13:10 – 14:00 Networking Luncheon

Material Segment

14:00 – 14:10 Advisory Dialogue: Material Trends: how new and dynamic build and design materials will change the game of sustainable building
  Speakers:
  • Alain Monnens, Industrial Designer | Founder, IDAM BVBA, Belgium
  • Michael Foley, Founder, Foley Designs
14:10 – 15:10 Pecha Kucha: Sustainable and Multi-Purpose Materials for Design and Architecture
  • Design Disruption: Outdoor Furniture and Lighting
  • Scalable Sustainability
  • Low cost solution for wet waste management
  • Fabrications using local materials
  • Glass in Architecture, Glass in High Rise
  • Drywalls – The Future of Lightweight Construction
  Speakers:
  • Satish Gokhale, Director- Industrial Design, Design Directions
  • Poonam Bir Kasturi, Founder, Daily dump
  • Gayathri Shetty, Principal Architect, GNA Architects
  • Trupti Doshi, Principal Architect, The Auroma Group
  • Ar. Yatin Patel, Founder Director, DSP Design Associates (DSP) | Education Design Architects (EDA)
  • Ajay Gupta, Executive Director, Kgd-architecture
Policy Segment
15:10 – 15:20 Advisory Trilogue
  Speakers:
  • George Ferguson, Former Mayor of Bristol
  • Hitesh Vaidya, Country Manager- India, UN Habitat
15:20 – 16:10 Spotlight presentations
  The Government of India’s three major initiatives in urban renewal are noteworthy viz. Smart City Program, Real Estate Regulation Act (RERA) and the Housing for All by 2022 Program. Considering the pace of urbanization in the country, importance of optimal policy roll out cannot be underscored enough. The segment will focus on five broad themes to highlight the role of Policy in the build and design industry:
  • Governance
  • Sustainability and Inclusion
  • Planning
  • Regulation
  • Finance
  Speakers:
  • O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI India
  • Dr. Chhavi Rajawat, Sarpanch, Village Soda
  • Sanjay Seth, Senior Director - Sustainable Habitat Division, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Paritosh Gupta, CEO, ILFS and Kukuza Project Development Company
  • Sanjay Prakash, Principal Architect, Shift: Studio for Habitat Futures
16:10 – 16:30 Fireside Q&A
  Speakers:
  • O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI India
  • Dr. Chhavi Rajawat, Sarpanch, Village Soda
  • Sanjay Seth, Senior Director - Sustainable Habitat Division, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Paritosh Gupta, CEO, ILFS and Kukuza Project Development Company
  • Sanjay Prakash, Principal Architect, Shift: Studio for Habitat Futures
Moderated by:
  • Hitesh Vaidya, Country Manager - India, UN Habitat
16:30 – 16:35 Vote of Thanks
  Speakers:
  • R Subramanian, Managing Director Glass & Solutions, Saint-Gobain India
16:35 – 16:40 Closing remark by ET Edge
+ Roundtable Discussion
10:30 – 11:30 Bolstering skills in the Indian Building and Construction Industry
  Speakers:
  • Ar K Jaisim, Principal Architect, Jaisim Fountainhead
  • Dikshu Kukreja, Architect and an Urban Designer, CP Kukreja Architects
  • P Padmakumar, Head - HR, Flat Glass & Head CSR, Saint-Gobain India
  • Prof. Dr. P.S.N. Rao, Director, SPA- Delhi
  • R K Arora, Chairman & Managing Director, Supertech
  • Moderated by: Gurjot Bhatia, MD - Project Management, CBRE
10:45 – 12:45 Safety the 5th Pillar of Sustainable Architecture
  Speakers:
  • Dr Prabhat Rahangdale, Mumbai Fire Chief & Director - Directorate Of Maharashtra Fire Services
  • S. K Nandi, Partner & Principal Consultant at C P Kukreja Associates
  • Anubhav Gupta, Chief Design Officer and Head – CSR and Sustainability, Godrej Properties
  • Pankaj Dharkar, President, Fire Safety Association of India (FSAI)
  • Neeraj Bansal, Partner and Head - ASEAN Corridor & Building, Construction and Real Estate Sector, KPMG in India
  • Moderated by: Deben Moza, Executive Director, Head of Project Management Services at Knight Frank India
+ Evening Agenda
18:30 – 18:35 Opening Remarks by ET Edge
18:35 – 18:40 Welcome Address
 
  • Anand Y Mahajan, General Delegate - Saint-Gobain, India Sri Lanka & Bangladesh & Chairman – Saint-Gobain Group in India
18:40 – 19:00 Special Address: Architecture awards and rewarding architecture
 
  • Martha Thorne, Executive Director, Pritzker Architecture Prize & Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design
19:00 – 19:20 Chief Guest Address
 
  • Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India
19:20 – 19:50 Awards Ceremony
19:50 – 20:00 Jury Address and Felicitation
  Jury:
  • Deepak S. Parekh, Chairman, Housing Development Finance Corporation, India
  • Dr Prabhat Rahangdale, Mumbai Fire Chief & Director - Directorate Of Maharashtra Fire Services
  • Boman Irani, Managing Director, Rustomjee Developers
  • Jayantha Perera, Founder Director and Vice President, Green Building Council Sri Lanka
  • Prem Chandavarkar, Managing Partner, CnT Architects
  • Sanjay Prakash, Principal Architect, Shift: Studio for Habitat Futures
  • Abha Narain Lambah – Principal Architect, Abha Narain Lambah Associates
  • Ar J P Agarwal, Principal Architect, Agarwal & Agarwal Architects
  • B Santhanam, President, Flat Glass – South Asia, Malaysia & Egypt, SaintGobain
  • Dr Mahavir, Dean, School of Planning and Architecture(SPA) – Delhi
  • Michael Foley, Founder, Foley Designs
  • Niranjan Khatri, Founder, iSambhav
  • Utpal Deka – Former National Team Leader - Capacity Building for Urban Development in India, Ministry of Urban Development – India
20:00 – 20:05 Vote of Thanks
 
  • B Santhanam, President ,Flat Glass – South Asia, Malaysia & Egypt, SaintGobain
20:05 – 20:10 Closing Remarks by ET Edge
20:10 onwards Gala Dinner night