Welcoming and Opening Remarks

Jyoti HosagraharDirector, SUI, GSAPP, Columbia University, New York  

Re-imagining Indian Cities

Mark WigleyDean, GSAPP, Columbia University, New York             

Shigeru AoyagiDirector, UNESCO New Delhi

Sheela PatelFounder-Director, SPARC

Chair: Jyoti HosagraharDirector, SUI, GSAPP, Columbia University, New York            

Keynote Address

Kumari SeljaUnion Minister for Culture, Housing and Poverty Alleviation

Abha Joshi GhaniSector Manager, Urban Development Unit, World Bank, Washington, DC

Carrie Yuet Ngor Lam ChengSecretary for Development, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government

Brinda SomayaArchitect, Somaya and Kalappa             

Vishaan ChakrabartyDirector, Real Estate Development Program, Columbia University

Chair: Michael TurnerUNESCO Chair, Bezalel Academy, Israel

New Lives in Old Cities

K T RavindranDirector, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi

Michael TurnerUNESCO Chair, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Israel

Neelkanth ChhayaDean of Faculty of Architecture, CEPT, Ahmedabad

Chair: Tasneem MehtaVice-President, INTACH

Globalization and Community

Aneerudha PaulPrincipal, KRV Institute of Architecture

Edward A Rodrigues, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Mumbai

Shekhar KrishnanProgram in History, Science, Technology, and Society, MIT 

Mihir BhattFounder-Director, AIDMI

Chair:  Ravindra PundePrincipal, Rachna Sansad Academy of Architecture, Mumbai

Livelihoods, History, and Tradition

Amitava BhattacharyaFounder-Director, Banglanatak, Kolkata

Stefania AbakerliLocal Development Planner,World Bank      

Shikha JainFounder-Director, DRONAH, Board Member, IHCN

Chair: Geetha Narayanan, Founder Director, Shrishti School of Art, Design, and Technology, Bangalore and Board member, ICSID

Mumbai 2030

Vidhyadhar PhatakIndependent Researcher, Former Principal Chief, Town and Country Planning Dept of MMRDA

Vikas DilawariHead of Conservation Department, KRV Institute of Architecture, Mumbai

Vijay SekhonArtist, Mumbai

P K DasArchitect, P K Das and Associates

Chair: CR Alimchandani, Chairman and Managing Director, STUP Consultants, Mumbai