Visit of Mr. Flemming Madsen, Director of Living Labs, Denmark

An interaction on Smart City Development Programme was organized by Punjab Engineering College (Deemed To Be University) on 3rd January 2018 in the Seminar Hall, New Academic Block. The interaction was headed by Mr. Flemming Madsen, Director of Living Labs, Denmark. The session started with the speech of Dr. Manoj K. Arora, Director PEC discussing the background of PEC and the potential of Smart City Innovation Centre in PEC. Then, Mr. Arun Grover, VC, Panjab University and Chairman, CRIKC highlighted the achievements and potential of CRIKC (Chandigarh Region Innovation & Knowledge Cluster) and its endeavor to foster and sustain close academic alliances between higher educational institutes. Subsequently, a presentation from UIET was delivered detailing about its start-up on interior mapping of the institute. Afterwards, Mr. Madsen discussed about the Smart City Innovation Programme he has been working on at Living Labs, Copenhagen. He shared his experience about the implementation of Smart Parking, Smart Lighting and Waste Management. The event was marked by the presence of the Principal of CCA, Vice- Chancellor of PU, a representative from CSIO, Director of Semi-Conductor Labs and the faculty & students from PEC.

Finally, the students were taken to Smart City Operations Center in the campus and a demonstration was given of various use cases, such as Smart Lighting, Smart Environment Management and Smart Transportation.

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