International seminar on ‘Innovation & Entrepreneurship in the Smart Cities of India

Nov 30, 201809:45 - 18:00ISB’s Hyderabad campus

An international seminar on ‘Innovation & Entrepreneurship in the Smart Cities of India’ was jointly organized by the Indian School of Business (ISB), Ureka Education Group, UK and Urban Value Creation Institute, UAE & France. This seminar scheduled at ISB’s Hyderabad campus on 30th November 2018, had more than 500 attendees and was termed as a  huge success by all. The Chief Guest of the seminar was Mr. C. Srini Raju, Chairman, Sri City and the Guest of Honour was Mr. Arvind Kumar, Principal Secretary, Municipal Administration & Urban Development, Government of Telangana

The focus areas of the seminar were;
 For Senior Government Officials / Public and Private Sector Industry Leaders

  1. How do smart cities create opportunities for entrepreneurs- a Government perspective?
  2. Which types of innovations do we need in Smart cities in India?
  3. What are some of the International Best Practices in the field of Smart Cities?
  4. What are some of the potential areas of collaboration between Indian and international smart cities?

 For Head of Academic Institutions

  1. In terms of employment, what are the current needs and challenges?
  2. How the universities could support smart city development?
  3. How do the universities contribute? 
  4. What are the current and future opportunities for the students?

For Students and Entrepreneurs

  1. How smart cities can create opportunities for entrepreneurs?
  2. How and where the students could develop their entrepreneurial ventures?
  3. From where could the entrepreneurial ventures be funded?
  4. How the city is supporting entrepreneurial ventures?