NITI Aayog to organise India’s first Global Mobility Summit
The summit will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will feature global political leaders from the Mobility Space.
NITI Aayog on July 3, 2018 announced to organise ‘MOVE: Global Mobility Summit’ in New Delhi on September 7-8, 2018 in collaboration with various ministries and industry partners.
The summit will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will feature global political leaders from the Mobility Space. The Summit will help drive Government’s goals for vehicle electrification, renewable energy integration and job growth, thus, speeding up India’s transition to a clean energy economy.
Six tracks or themes of the Summit
The Summit will be organised along key ‘tracks’ to anchor debate and deliberations on towards preparing a collective mobility agenda. These tracks or themes are:
MOVE: Global Mobility Summit
The first Global Mobility Summit of its kind expects the presence of over 1200 expected participants from across the world including government leadership, industry leaders, research organizations, academia, think tanks and civil society organisations.
MOVE 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 agenda for the future.
NITI Aayog has also planned a series of uniquely curated ‘NITI Talks’, showcasing successful entrepreneurs, well-known movers and shakers from the field of mobility, sustainable development, climate change and multimodal transport.
Components of the MOVE Summit
The Summit will constitute three designated components – The Conclave, the Expo and the Featured Events.
The Conclave will 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.
‘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. It will be organised at picturesque India Gate Lawns, New Delhi.
The Featured Events will include Breakout sessions, Fireside chats, Innovation spotlights, Hackathons, Mobility Pitch Competitions and Networking Sessions.
The Summit aims to encourage synergies between indigenous industries such as Automobile Manufacturing, Information Technology, Electronics, Telecommunications to integrate with global supply chains.
The Summit also envisages mobility as a key driver for generating employment, accelerating economic growth and providing innovative solutions to improve efficiency and efficacy of transport sector.