Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Green Drinks October 7th

We are excited to invite you to the next meet-up of the Green Drinks Mumbai chapter - where green business, progressive ideas and entrepreneurship meet in an informal setting.

Opening the session, Mr. Madhav Pai (Director - India, The WRI Ross Centre for Sustainable Cities) will give a talk around Smart Sustainable Mobility. Mr. Pai will share with us elements of his work pertaining to sustainable transport and urban planning projects within the broader context of enabling sustainable cities.

Date _____Wednesday, 7th October 2015
Time _____8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Agenda ___>> 20 minute talk (by Mr. Madhav Pai)
 _________>> Q&A
 _________>> Networking time
Venue____Cafe Free India
_________N.M. Joshi Marg, Opposite Deepak Cinema
_________Lower Parel
_________Mumbai - 4000 13
Contact___Pavithra @ + 91 981 9494 182
_________Carolien @ + 91 9619 233 429
_________(Coordinators, Green Drinks Mumbai)

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday!


 >>About the Talk and the Speaker


Mr. Pai will share with the group the work of WRI Ross Centre and EMBARQ, that has provided support to 15+ cities on sustainable transport and urban development projects - highlighting notable successes that include iBus in Indore, BIG Bus Network in Bangalore, Raahgiri in Delhi & Gurgaon, Transit Oriented Development in Hubli Dharwad and rickshaw rising.

Mr. Madhav Pai is India Director for the WRI Ross Centre for Sustainable Cities and Director of the EMBARQ India program. Mr. Pai has published extensively in the field of Indian urban transport systems. He is the lead author of "Bus Karo" a guidebook on bus operations and planning. He has over 15+ years’ experience leading, designing and managing urban transport programs and projects in India, Asia and United states. At University of California Berkeley he was involved in shared mobility research assessing impacts of city car share on travel behaviour in the City of San Francisco. Madhav is a Civil Engineer from Mumbai and holds a Master’s Degree in Transport Planning from University of California Berkeley.

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

September meet up Green Drinks - full house!

Thanks everyone for the fantastic Green Drinks meet up on the 2nd of September - we were at "full house" for the first time at Green Drinks Mumbai, our biggest gathering yet!
We look forward to building on this momentum and bringing you more great speakers in the coming sessions. A big thank you to Anna Warrington for the talk on Forum for the Future's exciting and clearly challenging work. Thanks Joslyn JC and Aditya Birla Group for the great venue. And thanks to all of you who attended - for your participation, wonderful feedback, offers on hosting the next sessions etc. we hope to see you guys at the next session soon.