Mobility Week: A run upto India’s first Global Mobility Summit 2018 — “MOVE”

Mobility Week will take place from 31-08-2018 to 06-09-2018, in the run up to MOVE: The Global Mobility Summit 2018 on 07-09-2018 and 08-09-2018 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Summit will be inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.

Events during the week will see diverse groups – start-ups, academicians, corporations, policy analysts, NGOs and the government, as well as the civil society,engage in conversations on the mobility landscape, future possibilities and preparedness of the country towards meeting the opportunities and challenges.The programs will address disruptive changes in the mobility space. Fireside chats, academic conferences, policy round tables, thematic workshops, and more, will help coalesce ideas, refine opinions and set the right contexts for more meaningful dialogues to take place at The Global Mobility Summit 2018. By partnering with organizations working in the mobility space across the country and the globe, we’ll be better prepared to formulate India’s go forward strategy on mobility, and leapfrog in to the front lines of mobility space. The Summit will also enable India to learn from development in other countries. Kickstarting the activities, Events like the ‘Global Mobility Hackathon’ and ‘Pitch to MOVE’, will showcase the tremendous potential of India’s young generation and how the country is ready to harness it to move towards a sustainable future that is shared, connected, and emission free.

About MOVE: Global Mobility Summit

Steeply falling technology costs and business–model innovations are driving the world’s transition to renewable energy and electric vehicles. Against this backdrop, NITI Aayog, in collaboration with various ministries and industry partners, is organizing ‘MOVE: Global Mobility Summit’ in New Delhi on 07-09-2018 and 08-09-2018. The Summit will constitute 3 designated components – The Conclave, Digital Exhibition, and Featured Events. It will help drive the government’s goals for vehicle electrification, renewable energy integration and job growth and also speed up India’s transition to a clean energy economy. The Summit, which is the first of its kind, with over 1,200 participants expected from across the world including leaders from the government, industry, research organizations, academia, think tanks and civil society. They will come together and engage with key stakeholders within the rapidly transforming global mobility landscape and to evolve a public interest framework. The issues will be discussed based on 5 thematic papers during the parallel sessions. State specific will also be discussed, to evolve a shared, connected, zero emission and inclusive mobility agenda for the future.

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