Infrastructure Forum – 2014

Date Held

April 23-25, 2014

 

Venue

Canada India Centre, Carleton University (April 23)

Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto (April 24-25)

 

CIF Co-Chairs

V.I. Lakshmanan

Marc Kealey

 

Session Topics

ICT

Clean Technology

Construction

Transportation

Water Management

Financing/PPP

Power

Societal Impact

Policy

Going Forward

 

Special Guest Speakers

His Excellency Nirmal Verma, High Commissioner of India in Canada

Hon. Tim Uppal, Minister of Multiculturalism, Government of Canada

Hon. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Govt. of Ontario

Hon. Yasir Naqvi, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Govt of Ontario

Hon. Glen Murray, Minister of Infrastructure, Govt. of Ontario

Mr. Akhilesh Mishra, Consul general of India in Toronto

Hon. Teresa Wat, Minister of Economic Development, Govt. of British Columbia

Mr. Patrick Brown, MP, Co-Chair, Canada India Interparliamentary Friendship Group

 

Other Speakers and Panelists

Roseann Runte, President, Carleton University

Pierre Pyun, VP. Govt Affairs, Bombardier

Raghunathan, Chairman, GMR Foundation Mr.

Todd Winterhalt, Group VP, International Business, EDC

Randy Zadra, Director, Carleton University

Amit Kapoor, Institute of Competitiveness, India

John Reid, President and CEO, CATA Alliance

Raj Narula, Preident and Co-Founder, TaraSpan

Anand Srinivasan, Vice-President, EION Wireless

Jim Ghadbane, CEO, Canarie

Veena Rawat, Advisor, GSM Association

Mr. Niraj Bhargava, CEO, New Energy Group

Zoltan Tompa, Director Partnerships, SDTC

Geoff Murphy, Director, Natural Resources Canada

Raju Rajagopalan, Head, Quality, SunEdison India

Ram Sahi, Adj. Prof. Department of Economics, Carleton U.

Pradeep Merchant, Canada India Centre, Carleton University

John M. Beck, Chairman/CEO, Aecon

David Tsubouchi, CEO, Ontario College of Trades

Patrick Dillon, Business Mgr. Building Constr.Trade Ont

Mr. Bruce McCuaig, President and CEO, Metrolinx

A.C. Kamaraj, Chair, National Waterways Dev Council

Nemkumar Banthia, CEO, IC-IMPACTS

Raman Venkatesh, Sr. VP, R&D, Eureka Forbes, India

Stephen Katz, GE Water

Vinod Munshi, Country Manager, Kirloskar Group

Senthil Nathan, Senior Advisor, Process Research ORTECH

Lee Wilson, Advisory Board Member, Nanostruck

Prashant Pathak, Reichmann Capital Partners

Joseph Mancinelli, Vice-President, LiUNA/Fengate Capital

Sachin Mahajan, MD M&A, Canaccord Genuity

Bundeep Rangar, Chair, Nanostruck

Sunil Tandon, MD, Ariston Group of Companies

Lewis Staats, Grand River Green Power

John Brace, CEO, Northland Power

Raju Rajagopalan, Head, Quality, SunEdison

Alex Bettencourt, President, SmartGrid Canada

Naval Bajaj, President, Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce

Renish Thomas, Technical Director, L&T Canada

Mir Ali, CEO, Superbuild India

Kevin Stolarick, The Martin Prosperity Institute

Hon. Senator Asha Seth

Peter Sutherland, Canada-India Business Council

Douglas Goold, Director, Asia Pacific Foundation Canada

Sunil Tandon, MD, Ariston Group of Companies

James McKellar, Schulich School of Business, York University

 

 

Funding Sponsors

Government of Ontario