NITI Aayog to organise India’s First Global Mobility Summit

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Steeply falling technology costs and business – model innovation are driving the world’s transition to renewable energy and electric vehicles. Against this background, NITI Aayog, in collaboration with various ministries and industry partners, is organising MOVE: Global Mobility Summit in New Delhi on 7th and 8th September 2018. The  Global Mobility Summit will help drive Government’s goals for vehicle electrification, renewable energy integration and job growth and also speed up India’s transition to a clean energy economy.

The  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the Summit, which will be the first Global Mobility Summit of its kind, with over 1,200 expected participants from across the world including Government leadership, Industry leaders, Research Organizations, Academia ,Think Tanks and Civil Society Organisations.

Global Mobility Summit aims to bring together and engage with key stakeholders within the rapidly transforming global mobility landscape and to evolve a public interest framework for a shared, connected, zero emission and inclusive mobility agenda for the future. The Summit will constitute three designated components – The Conclave, the Expo and the Featured Events.

The  Global Mobility Summit has been organised along key ‘tracks’ to anchor debate and deliberations on towards preparing a collective mobility agenda. The six tracks or themes for the Summit will focus on:

(i) Asset Utilization and Services;

(ii) Comprehensive Electrification ;

(iii) Alternative Energy;

(iv) Reinventing Public Transit;

(v) Logistics and Goods Transport;

(vi) Data Analytics and Mobility.

Vice-Chairman, NITI Aayog Rajiv Kumar says, “Nowhere in the world is there greater potential to accelerate the transition to a shared, connected and zero emission society than India. ‘MOVE’ will help catalyse the transition by laying down a futuristic road map”.

The Conclave would include panel discussions featuring global CEOs and transport ministers from across the world. It will also see participation from countries like Netherlands, Slovakia, USA, UK, Netherlands, China, South Korea, Australia etc. Special Track sessions with Mayors and Governors from various major cities and capitals are also planned to highlight their experiences with future mobility and evolve development paradigms for India.

‘MOVEMENTUM’, the Expo will feature exciting future technologies and cutting edge innovations which will shape the mobility paradigm, showcasing India’s push towards transformative mobility solutions.

The Global Mobility Summit, 2018 also includes Featured Events such as Breakout sessions, Fireside chats, Innovation spotlights, Hackathons, Mobility Pitch Competitions and Networking Sessions. These are planned in collaboration with industry sponsors and partners offering informal insights into what constitutes transformative mobility.

NITI Aayog has additionally planned a series of uniquely curated ‘NITI Talks’, showcasing successful entrepreneurs from across the country to well-known movers and shakers from the field of mobility, sustainable development, climate change and multimodal transport.

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