Programme Schedule
Research works done by research students in academic institutions will be kept in separate sessions. This will allow them to present their works as well as get some guidance from eminent experts present during the conference.
Sessions will be marked for specific presentations. At present the possible sessions under discussion are – Big Data Analysis, Presentations by PIUs, Presentation by Consulting units, Research works of Academic institutions and Presentations by Ministry.

Name of SpeakerDesignation and AffiliationPhotoTitle of talk
Dr. S. L DhingraDr. S. L Dhingra , Life FIE(I), M ASCE
Ex. Adjunct Professor, Institute Chair Professor & Emeritus Fellow,
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai, India
Economics of Transportation Infrastructure Planning, Evaluation and Decision making- Macro to Micro Level
Dr. P K SikdarPresident, Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Pvt Ltd. (ICT)Consulting in Transportation Infrastructure - Issues and Path Forward
Embedding safety aspects at the stage of planning and design
Dr. Roger VickermanEmeritus Professor of European Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent, UKEconomics of Transportation Infrastructure - Adaptive models across nations
Dr. Satish ChandraDirector, CSIR-Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), IndiaContribution of CRRI Toward Indian Transport Infrastructure
Dr. Srinivas PulugurthaProfessor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina, United StatesThe Impact of Transportation Infrastructure on Road Traffic Injuries and Crashes
Dr. K V Krishna RaoProfessor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai, IndiaIntegrated Transportation Infrastructure in Metro cities - Learning through Mumbai Experience
Dr. A. VeeraragavanProfessor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai, India.Highway Infrastructure Projects: Conception to Execution
Dr. Satish UkkusuriProfessor, Lyles School of Civil Engineering
Purdue University, USA
Smart Mobility Solutions at Transportation Hubs with GPS Taxi Datasets: A case study New York City
Dr. Anuj SharmaAssociate Professor, Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering Department, Iowa State University, Iowa, United States.Big Data in Transport: Applications, Implications, Limitations
Dr K Seetha RamVisiting professor at the Center for Spatial Information Science,
University of Tokyo, Japan, &
Senior Capacity Building and Training Specialist, ADB, &
Special advisor to East Japan Railways Company (JR East)
for India High-Speed Rail.
Vision for research and education for planning, implementing, and operating infrastructure for sustainable transport in India
Dr G RaghuramDirector
IIM Bangalore
Lesson’s from PPPs in Transport Infrastructure Projects
Prof. Prithvi Singh KandhalAssociate Director Emeritus
National Center for Asphalt Technology
Auburn University, Alabama USA
Sustainable Blacktopping of Rural Roads in India
Dr. Naoyuki YoshinoDean, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Tokyo, JapanClosing the Asia Infrastructure Gap: Belt and Road Initiative, Public Investment, Private Financing, and Spillover Effects