FORUM REPORT – INDIA M2M + IOT FORUM 2018
5th Edition of India m2m + iot Forum 2018 was organized on 30 – 31 January 2018, at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India, jointly organized by DMS – IIT Delhi (Department of Management Studies Indian Institute of Technology Delhi), FI Media (EU-India Cluster-to-Cluster Cooperation) project funded by the European Union, and India m2m + iot Forum, with dedicated 2 full days towards discussing and deliberating on implementations of m2m and iot in Smart Cities and Smart Villages via the ‘4th India Smart Cities Forum’ and ‘4th India Smart Villages Forum’, hosted under the flagship banner of ‘India m2m + iot Forum’.
The 5th edition of India m2m + iot Forum aimed at taking stock of the real implementation scenario of m2m (machine-to-machine) + iot (internet of things) in India vis-à-vis the global scenario and how far ‘we’ as the m2m + iot stakeholders community have progressed in our individual and collective pursuit from the day we started our journey to build and create this platform in February of 2014 in this specialized field of m2m and iot from the larger umbrella of Information Communications Technology (ICT).
The forum marched towards it’s objective of promoting India’s brand image and serving as the platform for the most up-to-date information and knowledge dissemination, market intelligence, showcasing technology trends and forecasts, while extending its heartiest invitation to one and all m2m and iot stakeholders from the entire ecosystem of India and the World to join this revolutionary forum and utilise the platform to create, educate, innovate and share by actively participating and exploring the real business opportunities and potential in this most opportune times with Incredible INDIA.
The forum in its 5th edition discussed, deliberated and concluded on key themes and topics:
Day 1, Tuesday, 30 January 2018
• Inaugural on: ‘Smart Cities – Journey So Far’
• Plenary on: ‘The Smart Cities of India – Stakeholders Perspective’
• Smart Cities CEO’s + Industry Round Table on; ‘Smart City – Business Opportunities’
o Idea of Integrated Digital Smart Cities – Case Studies
o Driving Businesses via Smart City Projects – Is Public Private Partnership (PPP) Mode – a road to success?
o Implementations – Highlighting the Use of Various Disruptive and Innovative Technologies (m2m + iot + GIS) in Smart Cities
• India-EU Dialogue on ICT (m2m + iot) for Smart Cities
• StartUps Forum 2018
o Smart StartUps
• Poster Presentations
Day 2, Wednesday, 31 January 2018
• Inaugural on: ‘Empowering Villages through Technology and Creating Rural Innovation Clusters’
• Sustainable Smart Villages – Community Level Initiatives
o ICT (m2m + iot + GIS) as a Tool for Empowerment of Panchayati Raj Initiatives
o Smart Dairy
o Smart Energy
o Smart Healthcare
o Smart Agri-Resourcing
o Smart Governance
o Smart Irrigation
o Creating Smart Destinations via Point of Interaction Using FIWARE and Open Technologies
o Case Study from the Model Village of Dharnai in Bihar
The forum was extensively supported by – Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA ), Smart City Mission, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Digital India, Department of Telecommunications (DOT), and European Union (EU).
For more information on India m2m + iot Forum 2018,
Ms. Shilpi Batra – Forum Director
India m2m + iot Forum
Phone: +91 9818105643 | +91 9599074767