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Speaker Name Designation Organisation Panel/s
Angus McCrone Chief Editor Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Technical Session: Financing Challenges

5 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Anshu Bharadwaj Executive Director Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy

Technical Session: NextGen Renewables

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2A

Arun Kumar Professor, SHP, Energy Economics & Policy, Environment Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee)

RE-Powering Small Hydro (Small Hydro)

3 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Arundhati Bhattacharya Former Chairperson State Bank of India

Plenary Session: Bankers’ Perspective on Renewables

4 Oct | 1000-1130 | HALL 6

Ashish Khanna Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer Tata Power Solar

Sunnyside Up: Future of Solar Energy

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Making Renewables in India

5 Oct | 1000-1130 | HALL 6

Ashok Haldia Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer PTC India Financial Services Ltd

Technical Session: Financing Challenges

5 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Awadh B Giri Board Member International Hydropower Association

RE-Powering Small Hydro (Small Hydro)

3 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Barrie Robertson Senior Business Development Manager Innogy Renewables UK

A Leap Into The Offshore (Offshore Wind)

3 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Bruce Hogg Head, Power & Renewables Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Technical Session: Financing Challenges

5 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Bruce Douglas Deputy Chief Executive Officer SolarPower Europe

Country Session: European Union - Rooftop Solar Market Trends

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2C

Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers' Roundtable

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2A

C S Laxmi Narasimhan IH2® Technology Advocacy Lead Shell India Markets Pvt Ltd

The New Green Revolution (Bio-Energy/Biofuels)

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

Charles Yates Managing Director CmY Consultants Ltd

Plenary Session: Bankers’ Perspective on Renewables

4 Oct | 1000-1130 | HALL 6

Charles Donovan Director, Centre for Climate Finance and Investment Imperial College London

Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers' Roundtable

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2A

Chetan Singh Solanki Professor, Department of Energy Science & Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), India

Special Session: Clean Cooking

5 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2A

Daniel Farb Chief Executive Officer Leviathan Energy

Winds of Change

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

David S Renne President International Solar Energy Society

The Sun Overhead: Rooftop Solar in India

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

Derek Parkin Chief Operating Officer CLP Holdings Ltd.

Winds of Change

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

Dharendra Yogi Goswami Professor & Director, Clean Energy Research Center University of Florida

Sunnyside Up: Future of Solar Energy

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Douglas J Arent Deputy Associate Lab Director, Energy Analysis National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Global RE Regulatory Trends

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Technical Session: Renewable and Grid Challenges

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Douglass Sims Director and Senior Advisor, Green Finance Center Natural Resources Defense Council

Technical Session: Financing Challenges

5 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Gireesh Shrimali Director, India Climate Policy Initiative

Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers' Roundtable

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2A

Greg Tracz Chief Development Officer International Hydropower Association (IHA)

RE-Powering Small Hydro (Small Hydro)

3 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Gregory Krupnikovs Director, Business Development Rika Biofuels Developments Ltd

The New Green Revolution (Bio-Energy/Biofuels)

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

Gurbuz Gonul Director International Renewable Energy Agency

Global RE Regulatory Trends

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Hari M Upadhyaya Professor London South Bank University

Making Renewables in India

5 Oct | 1000-1130 | HALL 6

Inderpreet Wadhwa Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Azure Power Global Ltd

Sunnyside Up: Future of Solar Energy

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Jayant Parimal Chief Executive Officer (Renewable Energy) ADANI GREEN ENERGY LTD.

Sunnyside Up: Future of Solar Energy

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Jörg Gaebler Principal Consultant GIZ

Global RE Regulatory Trends

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

K Balaraman Director General National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE)

A Leap Into The Offshore (Offshore Wind)

3 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Kanika Chawla Senior Programme Lead The Council on Energy, Environment and Water

Global RE Regulatory Trends

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Kirk R Smith Professor of Global Environmental Health, School of Pub Collaborative Clean Air Policy Centre, New Delhi

Special Session: Clean Cooking

5 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2A

Kuldeep Jain Managing Director CleanMax Solar

Special Session: Start-Ups

5 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2A

The Sun Overhead: Rooftop Solar in India

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

Kuljit Singh Popli Chairman & Managing Director Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA)

Plenary Session: Bankers’ Perspective on Renewables

4 Oct | 1000-1130 | HALL 6

Solar Investment Plenary: ISA - The Trillion Dollar Opportunity

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 4

Kunal Upadhyay Chief Executive - Investments – Cleantech Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship

Special Session: Start-Ups

5 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2A

Laurel Harmon Vice President LanzaTech

The New Green Revolution (Bio-Energy/Biofuels)

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

Manoj Kohli Executive Chairman SB ENERGY – SoftBank Group

Sunnyside Up: Future of Solar Energy

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Special Session: India’s Energy Basket 2030

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

Manu Srivastava Principal Secretary Government of Madhya Pradesh

Global RE Regulatory Trends

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Marcin Chelkowski Chief Executive Officer IVW Polska Ltd

The New Green Revolution (Bio-Energy/Biofuels)

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

Michael Eckhart Managing Director and Global Head of Environmental Fina Citigroup, Inc.

Technical Session: Financing Challenges

5 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Solar Investment Plenary: ISA - The Trillion Dollar Opportunity

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 4

Michael Waldron Energy Investment Analyst International Energy Agency

Special Session: India’s Energy Basket 2030

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

Monish Ahuja Managing Director Punjab Renewable Energy Systems Pvt Ltd

The New Green Revolution (Bio-Energy/Biofuels)

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

Morten Dyrholm Chairman Global Wind Energy Council

A Leap Into The Offshore (Offshore Wind)

3 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Namita Vikas Group President & Global Head YES Bank Ltd

Special Session: India’s Energy Basket 2030

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

Neeraj Menon Partner Trilegal

Global RE Regulatory Trends

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Nickolas Kitchin Chief Executive Officer & Founder Cumulus Energy Storage Ltd

Technical Session: Storage Solutions

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2A

Nitin Prasad Chairman Shell Group of Companies in India

Special Session: Start-Ups

5 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2A

Pankaj Batra Chairperson Central Electricity Authority

Technical Session: Storage Solutions

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2A

Special Session: India’s Energy Basket 2030

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

Per Vølund pevl@cowi.com COWI

A Leap Into The Offshore (Offshore Wind)

3 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Pradeep Monga Deputy Executive Secretary United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UN

Technical Session: Financing Challenges

5 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Solar Investment Plenary: ISA - The Trillion Dollar Opportunity

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 4

Pratik Agarwal Group Chief Executive Officer Sterlite Power Transmission Ltd

Technical Session: Renewable and Grid Challenges

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Rahul Walawalkar Executive Director India Energy Storage Alliance

Technical Session: Storage Solutions

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2A

Rahul Tongia Fellow, Foreign Policy Brookings India

Technical Session: Renewable and Grid Challenges

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Technical Session: NextGen Renewables

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2A

Rahul Munjal Chairman & Managing Director Hero Future Energies Ltd

The Sun Overhead: Rooftop Solar in India

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

Raj Gopal Principal Secretary, Energy & Petrochemical Department Government of Gujarat

Winds of Change

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

Rajeev Sharma Chairman & Managing Director Power Finance Corporation

The Sun Overhead: Rooftop Solar in India

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

Rajit Gadh Professor Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science

Technical Session: NextGen Renewables

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2A

Rajiv Ranjan Mishra Managing Director CLP India Pvt Ltd

Solar Investment Plenary: ISA - The Trillion Dollar Opportunity

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 4

Rajnish Sharma Technology Director, Wind & Low Carbon Solutions Equinor

A Leap Into The Offshore (Offshore Wind)

3 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Ramesh Abhishek Secretary, IPP Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)

Special Session: India’s Energy Basket 2030

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

Ramesh Kymal Managing Director Siemens Gamesa Renewables Ltd

Winds of Change

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

Making Renewables in India

5 Oct | 1000-1130 | HALL 6

Rana Kapoor Founder, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer YES Bank Ltd

Plenary Session: Bankers’ Perspective on Renewables

4 Oct | 1000-1130 | HALL 6

Special Session: Start-Ups

5 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2A

Rangan Banerjee Head of the Department (Energy Science) IIT Bombay

Sunnyside Up: Future of Solar Energy

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Reji Kumar Pillai President India Smart Grid Forum

Technical Session: Renewable and Grid Challenges

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Rene Van Berkel Officer in Charge, Regional Office India United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNI

The New Green Revolution (Bio-Energy/Biofuels)

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

S Dasappa Professor, Centre For Suatainable Technologies Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

The New Green Revolution (Bio-Energy/Biofuels)

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

S Vijayanand Chief Executive Officer Amara Raja Batteries Ltd

Technical Session: Storage Solutions

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2A

Sanjeev Aggarwal Managing Director Amplus Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd

Special Session: Start-Ups

5 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2A

The Sun Overhead: Rooftop Solar in India

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

Sanjiv Malhotra Director, Energy Investor Center The United States Department of Energy (DOE)

Technical Session: Storage Solutions

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2A

Sunnyside Up: Future of Solar Energy

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Sean Kidney Chief Executive Officer Climate Bonds Initiative

Technical Session: Financing Challenges

5 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Solar Investment Plenary: ISA - The Trillion Dollar Opportunity

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 4

Shahid Hasan Research Fellow II King Abdullah Petroleum Studies & Research Center

Technical Session: NextGen Renewables

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2A

Shalin Sarin Chair Signify Foundation

Solar Investment Plenary: ISA - The Trillion Dollar Opportunity

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 4

Simon Stolp Lead Energy Specialist World Bank, South Asia

Plenary Session: Bankers’ Perspective on Renewables

4 Oct | 1000-1130 | HALL 6

Soma Banerjee Executive Director-Energy & Infrastructure Confederation of Indian Industry

Global RE Regulatory Trends

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Sonam Wangchuk Founding Director Students Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh
Steve Sawyer Senior Policy Advisor Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)

Global RE Regulatory Trends

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Sumant Sinha Chairman & Managing Director ReNew Power Ltd

Winds of Change

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

Sunil Jain Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director Hero Future Energies Ltd

Winds of Change

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

Sushil Kumar Soonee Advisor Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO)

Technical Session: Renewable and Grid Challenges

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Tammy Chu Managing Director Entura

RE-Powering Small Hydro (Small Hydro)

3 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Tim Karlsson Executive Director International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

Technical Session: NextGen Renewables

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2A

Tomas Kåberger Executive Board Chairman Renewable Energy Institute

Technical Session: Renewable and Grid Challenges

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Sunnyside Up: Future of Solar Energy

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Technical Session: Financing Challenges

5 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 2B

Tulsi Tanti Chairman & Managing Director Suzlon Energy Ltd

Winds of Change

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

Uday Y Bhende Managing Director Kirloskar Integrated Technologies Pvt Ltd

RE-Powering Small Hydro (Small Hydro)

3 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Ulrik Stridbæk Vice President, Head of Regulatory Affairs Ørsted Wind Power

A Leap Into The Offshore (Offshore Wind)

3 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2E

Venkat Venkataraman Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President Bloom Energy

Technical Session: NextGen Renewables

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2A

Venkatachalam Anbumozhi Senior Energy Economist Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and EAST ASIA

RE-Powering Small Hydro (Small Hydro)

3 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2B

Vikram Kailas Vice Chairman & Managing Director Mytrah Energy Ltd

Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers' Roundtable

4 Oct | 1430-1600 | HALL 2A

Vinay Rustagi Managing Director Bridge to India

The Sun Overhead: Rooftop Solar in India

4 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2E

Y B Ramakrishna Member, Working Group on Biofuels Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG)

The New Green Revolution (Bio-Energy/Biofuels)

3 Oct | 1630-1800 | HALL 2B

Yongping Zhai Chief, Energy Sector Group Asian Development Bank

Solar Investment Plenary: ISA - The Trillion Dollar Opportunity

4 Oct | 1200-1330 | HALL 4