Habitat Innovation Conclave is a platform that brings all the leading industrial professionals, researchers, decision makers, collaborative partners, industrialist and thought leaders under one roof to exchange and share their experiences. Innovation Conclave is preceded by one-of-its-kind Innovation Express that provides a platform for the new age innovators who think about solving existing problems with a new approach. Talented candidates from across Nepal and abroad will participate to exchange ideas with each other and the world.
The conclave focuses on the "Thematic Areas'' (Innovative Building Materials, Building codes, standards and practices, Planning, Design and Retrofitting with Emerging Technologies, Water and Sanitation, Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Women in Engineering and Habitat) and harnessing the skill set to drive innovation - which will add value to the lives of people and helps pursue inclusive growth. Keynote session, presentation, speech, innovation showcase would be the part of the program. The conclave also provides a multidisciplinary forum to present and discuss innovations, trends, strategies, challenges and solutions of thematic areas.
Govind Raj Pokharel is Former Vice Chairperson of the National Planning Commission of Nepal. He has over ten years of direct management experience as an executive director of various government institutions and NGOs, and over 20 years of experience in the academic field. He served for three years as Manager at SNV Netherlands Development Organisation based in various locations in South Asia.Dr. Govinda Raj Pokhrel Vice Chairperson of the National Planning Commission of Nepal