09th November, 2020 14:30 to 20:50 hrs (IST) Online Conference / Webinar

Till date, 12 events of UMI have been held since 2008 as given below:


  • 2008 – Urban Mobility, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
  • 2009 – Sustainable Urban Transport, India Habitat Center, New Delhi
  • 2010 – Sustainable Cities, Hotel Grand, New Delhi
  • 2011 – Sustainable Mobility, Manekshaw Center, New Delhi
  • 2012 – Smart Cities, Manekshaw Center, New Delhi
  • 2013 – Transforming Cities with Transportation, Manekshaw Center, New Delhi
  • 2014 – Sustainable Transport for Sustainable Cities, Manekshaw Center, New Delhi
  • 2015 – Transforming Mobility for Liveability, Manekshaw Center, New Delhi
  • 2016 – Planning Mobility for City's Sustainability, Mahatma Mandir Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  • 2017 – Intelligent, Inclusive & Sustainable Mobility, Hyderabad International Convention Centre ( HICC ), Telangana
  • 2018 – Green Urban Mobility, Chitnavis Centre, Nagpur, Maharashtra


The last event was held from 2nd to 4th November 2018 at Chitnavis Centre, Nagpur. The theme for 2018 was "Green Urban Mobility". Approximately 900 participants attended the conference, including about 50 foreigners, comprising urban transport experts, practitioners, resource persons, researchers, scholars and senior government officials from India and from 23 foreign countries including Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, United States of America, United Nations, World Bank, etc. Representatives from 23 state governments, several urban local bodies, parastatals as well as academia, students, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and private sector participated in the conference. About 5% of participants were foreign nationals, 9% students 5% from urban local bodies and 81% from other organizations.


The conference was inaugurated by Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra in the presence of Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Govt. of India and other dignitaries.


As part of the Conference, IUT ( India ) coordinated the research symposium which was organized on 3rd and 4th November, 2018 in which selected research work in the field of urban transport was disseminated through 17 presentations.


An exhibition showcasing different facets of urban mobility, latest technologies / business options and state of the art products were displayed on the side-lines as part of the event in which 15 exhibitors, including 3 international and Media Partners participated.


After 3 days of deliberation, knowledge sharing and exchange of ideas through 9 technical sessions, 9 round table discussions, 3 plenary sessions, 1 special session and 4 research symposium sessions, the conference concluded on 4th of November, 2018. The valedictory function was graced by Smt. Nanda Jichkar, Mayor of Nagpur. Awards for Excellence in best practice urban transport projects were given by Dr. Vikas Mahatme, Hon’ble Member of Parliament and Smt. Nanda Jichkar, Mayor, Nagpur Municipal Corporation to 6 States and 6 cities selected by a jury and also to best research projects and exhibitors.


Now, the 12th UMI 2019 conference – cum – exhibition is scheduled to be held from 15th to 17th November, 2019 at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The theme selected for the Conference is on "Accessible and Liveable Cities". Current issues of national importance will be discussed through presentations from nationally and internationally distinguished speakers and panel discussions covering different aspects of urban transport. Proceedings of the conference along with presentations and photos will be uploaded after the event.

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