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Inaugural Session & Inauguration of the Exhibition by dignitaries Recorded Webcast

Mr. Freddy Svane

Ambassador of Denmark to India, Embassy of Denmark

Ms. Harinder Sidhu

Australian High Commissioner to India

Prof. Ian Jacobs

President and Vice‑Chancellor, UNSW Sydney, Australia

Shri. Nitin Jairam Gadkari

Hon’ble Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs, Government of India

Plenary Session 1: Approach to IntegratedSustainability (Grand Challenge on Rapid Urbanization) Recorded Webcast

Dr. Ajay Mathur

President, GRIHA Council & Director General, TERI

Dr. Madhumita Roy

Professor, Department of Architecture, Jadhavpur University


Mr. Peter Søgaard

City of Aarhus, Project Manager, M.Sc. Biologist


Prof. David Sanderson

Lead of the UNSW Rapid Urbanization Grand Challenge, Built Environment


Prof. Helen Lochhead

Dean, UNSW Faculty of Built Environment


Thematic - 1 : Changing Consumer Behavior

Ms. Amrita Chatterjee

Director-Communications, South Asian Forum for Environment (SAFE)


Ar. Habeeb Ahmad Khan

President, Council of Architecture

Dr. Sapna A. Narula

Narula, HoD and Associate Professor, Department of Business and Sustainability, TERI SAS

Mr. Saurabh Diddi

Director, Bureau of Energy Efficiency


Mr. Sriram Kuchimanchi

Ashoka Fellow, Founder & CEO, Smarter Dharma


Thematic - 2 : Women in sustainability

Ms. Trupti Doshi

Principal Architect, The Auroma Group


Dr. Alka Bhargava

Additional Secretary, Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare

Dr. Parveen Dhamija

Adviser- Skill Council for Green Jobs


Dr. Sunita Purushottam

Head – Sustainability, Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd. (MLDL)

Ms. Poonam Sandhu

Financial Sector Specialist and India Head Consultant


Thematic - 3 : Vernacular architecture: Reconciling with the past

Ar. Yatin Pandhya

Founder Principal, Footprints E.A.R.T.H


Dr. Ajay Khare

Member, National Monuments Authority, (Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India)


Dr. Shikha Jain

Founder Director, DRONAH Foundation


Mr. Uday Andhare

Design Principal, Indigo Architects


Ms. Line Kjær Frederiksen

Architect, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture, Design & Conservation


Plenary Session 2: Energy Challenge Recorded Webcast

Mr. Abhay Bakre

Director General, BEE

Mr. Sanjay Seth

CEO, GRIHA Council & Senior Director – Sustainable Habitat Programme, TERI

Mr. Ashwani Pahuja

Chief Sustainability Officer and Executive Director-Manufacturing at Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd

Dr. Anna Agarwal

Fellow, CPR

Scientia Prof. Deo Prasad

CEO CRC-Low Carbon Living, Built Environment, UNSW

Mr. Pramit Patel

Scientia Prof. Deo Prasad; Mr. Abhay Bakre; Mr. Sanjay Seth;Mr. Ashwani Pahuja

Thematic - 4 : Reducing the global carbon footprint

Dr. Pradeep Kini

Associate Director,(Research & Collaboration), Faculty of Architecture, MAHE


Mr. Pratap Padode

Chief Executive Officer, GRIHA Council & Senior Director – Sustainable Habitat Programme, TERI


Mr. Krunal Negandhi

Director, JANS Bamboo Products Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Pankaj Bhatia

Deputy Program Director (Climate and Energy) & Director, GHG Protocol, WRI


Mr. Swastik Harish

Senior Lead - Urban Practitioners' Programme, Indian Institute of Human Settlement


Thematic - 5 : Sustainable low impact materials

Dr. S Rajkumar

Head & DGM - Buildings and Factories, L&T construction


Mr. Amar Tendulkar

Head- Design, Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd.

Mr. Chris Thurlbourne

Associate Professor, Aarhus School of Architecture


Mr. Ravi Sarangan

Executive Director, Edifice Architects

Ms. Megha Behal

Associate Fellow & Area Convenor, TERI


Thematic - 6 : GWI Hackathon

Dr. Sapna A. Narula

HoD and Associate Professor, Department of Business and Sustainability, TERI SAS

Mr. Devesh Singhe

Student, IIT Ropar


Mr. Kapil Garg

Student, IIT Ropar.


Mr. KVS Teja

Student, IIT Ropar


Mr. Vinay Ghai

Student, IIT Ropar


Prof. Greg Leslie

Director, Global Water Institute, UNSW

Plenary Session 3 : Water Challenge Recorded Webcast

Dr. Sherly MA

Assistant Professor, Department of Regional Water Studies, TERI School of Advanced Studies


Dr. Syamal Kumar Sarkar

Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director, TERI

Mr. Dan Alluf

Counsellor, MASHAV Agriculture

Mr. Divyang Waghela

Head, Tata Water Mission, Tata Trust

Prof. Greg Leslie

Director, Global Water Institute, UNSW

Thematic - 7 : Social aspect of sustainability

Ar. Ankit Bhalla

Deputy Manager (Technical), GRIHA Council

Dr. Shalini Sarin

Chair Signify Foundation and Advisor Solar business at Signify

Mr. Ashish Sachdeva

Founder President, Green Dream Foundation

Mr. H.S. Suresh

Executive Director (Engg.), Southern Region & Corporate Social Responsibility, AAI

Thematic - 8 : Sustainability for Schools: Dream or Reality

Dr. Livleen K Kahlon

Associate Director, EEA, TERI

Mr. Heath Reed

FRSA, Principal Research Fellow at Lab4Living and Industrial Designer, Sheffield Hallam University


Mr. Pradip Burman

Chairman, Mobius Foundation

Ms. Gaura Saxena

Deputy Manager, GRIHA Council


Ms. Shilpa Bharti

TGT Science, Billabong International School, Noida


Ms. Tanya Spisbah

Director, Australia India Institute, New Delhi


Thematic - 9 : Sustainability in the clothing industry

Dr. Banhi Jha

Sr. Professor, National Institute of Fashion Technology

Mr. Gaurav Shorey

Founder Member - Swaraj (NGO) & Director - Psi Energy Pvt. Ltd.


Mr. Gautam Gupta

Creative head, Asha Gautam

Mr. Vineet Mohan

Chief Sustainability Officer, FastTalks


Plenary Session 4 : Waste Challenge Recorded Webcast

Dr. Suneel Pandey

Senior Fellow & Director, Centre for Waste Management, TERI

Mr. Nitin Gupta

Co-founder & CEO, Attero Recycling

Mr. S.K Ray

Honorary Secretary, Indian Centre for Plastic in the Environment (ICPE)

Ms. Radhika Abrol

Municipal Councillor, South Delhi Municipal Corporation


Scientia Prof. Veena Sahajwalla

Director, SMaRT, UNSW


Thematic - 10 : Sustainability in water supply

Dr. Himanshu Kulkarni

CEO, Acwadam

Dr. Nupur Bahadur

Co-Founder & CTO, Perfact Advanced Water Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Akash Deep

Senior Manager, GRIHA Council

Mr. J. Venkatesh

Head- Water Management, Water Supply & Distribution BU, Larsen & Toubro

Mr. Vishwanath S

Director, Biome Solutions

Ms. Arushi Sharma

AVP, Business Development & Marketing, Swajal

Thematic - 11 : Switching to cleaner fuels

Dr. Ashvini Kumar

Senior Director, Renewable Energy Technologies Division, TERI

Mr. Neeraj Kuldeep

Programme Lead, Council on Energy, Environment and Water.

Mr. Prasad Vaidya

LEED Fellow, Solar Decathlon India


Mr. Richie Mittal

Managing Director, Overdrive Engineering Pvt. Ltd.

Ms. Manju Menon

Project Manager, ACRA Foundation


Thematic - 12 : Air pollution-A global menace

Dr. Nitish Dogra

Associate Professor, International Institute of Health Management & Research

Dr. Sumit Sharma

Senior Fellow & Director, TERI

Dr. Valentin Foltescu

Senior Science and Programme Manager, Climate & Clean Air Coalition, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Mr. Gaurav Joshi

Senior Environmental Specialist, World Bank

Plenary Session 5 : Governance Challenge Recorded Webcast

Brig. R. R. Singh

Director General, National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO)

Dr. Madhumita Roy

Professor, Department of Architecture, Jadhavpur University

Dr. Simone Z Leao

Associate Dean - International (joint), Built Environment, UNSW


Mr. Anand Iyer

Chief Project Manager, NIUA

Mr. Sanjay Mitra

Former Defence Secretary & Distinguished Fellow, TERI

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