November 11, 2018
17:00 – 18:40 Hrs Inaugural Session - Inauguration by R. K. Singh, Hon’ble Minister of Power, New & Renewable Energy (I/C), Govt. of India
- Felicitation of Innovation Challenge Winners
- Other launches / announcements
18:40 – 18:50 Hrs Inauguration of Exhibition Inauguration of Exhibition by Hon'ble Minister of Power, New & Renewable Energy (I/C), Govt. of India
19:00- 19:30 Hrs Side Event Press Conference
19:30 Hrs- onwards   Networking and Welcome Dinner
November 12, 2018
9:30 – 10:15 Hrs Plenary Session: Innovate-to-Inspire – The relevance of Innovation & Research in Reshaping Energy Efficiency Market This Opening Plenary session will set the context for the theme of the international conference. This session will talk about the relevance and importance of new pathways to identify cross-cutting solutions in energy efficiency to catch up the growing expectations for an inclusive society, economy and environment. The opportunities are plenty and the needs are unlimited. The global EE community must embrace the new ideas and innovations in Policy, Practice, Technology and Financing with aim of affordability, sustainability and faster deployment.
1. Setting the Context and Introduction of Speaker
2. Keynote Presentation

Q&A Session
10:15 – 10:45 Hrs   Tea/Networking Break
10:45 – 12:00 Hrs Executive Panel Discussion #1: Energy Efficiency Policy Landscape and New Developments Across the Globe This Executive Discussion showcases experiences from across the globe that have brought about a paradigm shift in energy efficiency. The session will highlight the best practices, energy efficiency policy solutions, programme implementation models and delivery mechanisms that have already started triggering large-scale market transformation around the world.

Q&A (15 min)
12:00 – 13:30 Hrs Executive Panel Discussion #2: New Initiatives in EE in Asia – Aligning with Global Needs This Executive Discussion will happen to deliberate on various new and prospective initiatives taken by Asian countries to bring EE to the forefront of national agenda apart from ensuring global requirements of climate change mitigation.


Q&A (15 min)
13:30– 14:15 Hrs   Lunch/Networking Break
14:15 – 15:30 Hrs Innovation Challenge Session #1: Energy Efficient Technologies (Appliances/Devices) The innovation challenge session will revolve around the discussion on the innovation proposed by the winner of thematic area i.e. EE Technologies for appliances/devices. The panelists would try to pitch in bringing a successful businesses model or market transformation roadmap for India.

Pitch-Hub discussion with audience
15:30– 16:00 Hrs   Tea/Networking Break
16:00– 17:30 Hrs Innovation Challenge Session #2: Energy Efficient Technologies (Cold Chain) The innovation challenge session will revolve around the discussion on the innovation proposed by the winner of thematic area i.e. Cold Chain. The panelists would try to pitch in bringing a successful businesses model or market transformation roadmap for India.

Pitch-Hub discussion with audience
19:00 Hrs onwards   Dinner / Networking
November 13, 2018
9:30 – 10:30 Hrs Innovation Challenge Session #3: Electric Mobility & Charging Infrastructure The innovation challenge session will revolve around the discussion on the innovation proposed by the winner of thematic area i.e. Electric Mobility. The panelists would try to pitch in bringing a successful businesses model or market transformation roadmap for India.

Pitch-Hub discussion with audience
10:30 – 11:00 Hrs   Tea/Networking Break
11:00 – 12:15 Hrs Innovation Challenge Session #4 : Improved Grid Management & Battery Storage System The innovation challenge session will revolve around the discussion on the innovation proposed by the winner of thematic area i.e. Electric Mobility. The panelists would try to pitch in bringing a successful businesses model or market transformation roadmap for India.
Pitch-Hub discussion with audience
12:15 – 13:30 Hrs Executive Panel Discussion #3: Approaches to Scale up EE through Innovation This Executive Discussion will happen to deliberate on various new / prospective ideas and best practices for market transformation in Energy Efficiency in different sectors of economy across the globe

Q&A (15 min)
13:30– 14:15 Hrs   Lunch/Networking Break
14:15 – 15:45 Hrs Innovation Challenge Session #5: Financial Instruments The innovation challenge session will revolve around the discussion on the innovation proposed by the winner of thematic area i.e. financial instruments. The panelists would try to pitch in bringing a successful businesses model or market transformation roadmap for India.
Co-Chairs: World Bank / Dept. of Economic Affairs, India

Pitch-Hub discussion with audience
15:45– 16:15 Hrs   Tea/Networking Break
16:15 – 17:00 Hrs Valedictory Session 1. Abhay Bakre, Director General, BE
2. Amb. Satish C. Mehta, Sr. Advisor, EESL
3. World Bank (TBC)
4. Saurabh Kumar, MD, EESL