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Ecobuild India 2013 Appoints Advisory Board

MUMBAI, November 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Ecobuild India, the three-day sustainability exhibition and conference happening at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai, from April 16-18, 2013, is an endeavour to take the sustainability dialogue to the next level and bring the benefits to the larger multitude.

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The event organized by UBM India has appointed an expert advisory board to provide strategic direction and ensure that the event is truly representative of the challenges faced by the sustainable built environment community. "The sustainable built environment community will remain at the heart of the Ecobuild event and we are drawing upon expertise from across the industry to include leading developers, architects, real estate and sustainability heads, academicians," said Vijay Adhikari, Director - Ecobuild India, UBM India.

The top stalwarts in the Ecobuild India 2013 Advisory board include:

- Dr Chandrashekar Hariharan, CEO, Biodiversity Conservation India (Private) Limited

- Mark Igou, Managing Director, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill India Pvt. Ltd

- Architect Karan Grover, Founder, Principal Architect, Karan Grover & Associates

- Architect Yatin Pandya, Founder, Principal Architect, FOOTPRINTS E.A.R.T.H. (Environment Architecture Research Technology Housing

Mili Majumdar, Director, Sustainable Habitat Division, The Energy Resource Institute & Secretary, Association for Development and Research on Sustainable Habitats (ADaRSH)

- Architect Manit Rastogi, Managing Director, Morphogenesis

- Dipankar Dey, Associate Dean & Academic Coordinator, IBS Kolkata

Aamer Azeemi, Managing Director, Emerging Solutions Advisory, CISCO

B R Nagaraj, Head - Real Estate and Workplace Services, Google India Pvt Ltd.

Sharing his views on what he sees Ecobuild India achieving, advisory board member, Aamer Azeemi, Managing Director, Emerging Solutions Advisory, CISCO, said: "The sustainability dialogue in India today is restricted to a few interested companies and individual practitioners. I am excited to partner with Ecobuild India to take this dialogue to the next level and engage a lot more practitioners and end users and ensure that benefits of sustainability and urgency for the same is understood and adopted by a larger audience."

According to Dr Chandrashekar Hariharan, CEO, Biodiversity Conservation India (Private) Limited, "The Single big challenge that the building industry faces today is the serious deficit on professional skills for going green. Industry understands this need game - changing direction, but don't have hard consulting inputs offering confidence on delivery. Ecobuild India will go a long way into changing this with industry participation."

Speaking on the Ecobuild event, Architect Yatin Pandya, Founder and Principal Architect, FOOTPRINTS E.A.R.T.H. (Environment Architecture Research Technology Housing said: "Ecobuild India as a multiformat platform to bring professionals, patrons, policy makers, producers and providers as well as the people as consumer/beneficiaries together, is a very potent tool to conceive, discuss and propagate the larger development concerns as mass movement. Their current emphasis on sustainability and comprehensive perception of this phenomena from global as well as local, technological as well as socio-cultural, economical as well as aesthetic, philosophical and practical perspectives, promises to be holistic and all encompassing. Having witnessed a few discussions on the design of the event, content, format and emphasis, the commitment of the organisers to the cause was truly evident. Ecobuild India in future can consistently take on key development issues for the built environment and become a platform to incubate, nurture and proliferate wisdom in larger public domain."

Commenting on the event, B R Nagaraj, Head - Real Estate and Workplace Services, Google India Private Limited said, "I would like to see Ecobuild India provide a platform for manufacturers, end users, builders and engineers in selection of eco-friendly materials, design, construction and maintenance of buildings for a sustainable development."

The prestigious conference programme will comprise two streams: "Beyond the Built Environment: Achieving India's Sustainable Future" and "Making Sustainable Design and Construction Happen" engaging thought leaders and veterans in the industry to discuss topical issues such as the impact of Climate Change, Addressing the Water Conundrum, Collaboration in the Area of Energy Poverty among other burning issues.

"Making Sustainable Design and Construction" stream will cover issues such as the need for Improved Urban Planning and Design, The Future of House Building: Green Construction and Design, Taking the lead in Creating an Energy Efficient Property Sector, Sustainable Infrastructure in the context of Tall Buildings and other engaging sessions.  

The Ecobuild India programme is an exciting exhibition and conference, presenting an opportunity for every professional and stakeholder in the industry to find solutions to bring in green and sustainable design into affordable and middle income housing; low energy architecture and increased energy efficiency in residential and office developments, working with manufacturers in developing products and identifying the big opportunities for simple innovation in the Indian market. 

Carrying the outstanding success of the premier sustainability event in London (Ecobuild UK) forward, we invite you to attend, engage and participate in this largest sustainability exhibition and conference in the built environment. For further information, visit the website: http://www.ecobuild-india.com/default.aspx?refer=1

About UBM India

UBM India is a part of UBM Plc, a leading global business media company listed on the London Stock Exchange. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online and in print, providing them with the information they need to do business successfully and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

Primary Media Contact: Vijay Adhikari, [email protected], 91-9920080077

Secondary Media Contact: Deepshikha Aggarwal, [email protected], 91-9891307940

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