Date: October 6-7, 2016
Venue: Taj Palace Hotel, Sardar Patel Marg Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi 110021
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a global non-profit organization committed to improving economic and social conditions across the world. Based in Geneva, WEF is well-known for its annual meeting held in January every year in Davos, Switzerland.
Tech Mahindra is one of the Strategic Partners of India Economic Summit (IES) organized by WEF and scheduled to be held in New Delhi. The Forum will provide the foremost multi-stakeholder platform, bringing together national and international leaders who are invested in building a sustainable roadmap for India’s future. The theme for this year summit is “Fostering an Inclusive India through Digital Transformation”.
This year, the Mahindra Group is represented by a seven-member delegation comprising Mr. Vineet Nayyar, Mr. Jagdish Mitra, and Mr. Manoj Chugh from Tech Mahindra, and Mr. Pawan Goenka, Mr. Anish Shah, Ms. Anita Arjundas and Mr. Shriprakash Shukla from the Mahindra Group. The prime objective of the delegation would be to build and foster strong industry connects. Mentioned below are the speaking engagements at IES 2016:
1. Mr. Vineet Nayyar
India Economic Update
Thursday, 6 October 13:30 - 14:30, Taj Palace Hotel - Shahjehan
Topic: Twenty-five years after economic liberalization, India is facing another inflection point. What lies ahead for the country?
This session was developed in partnership with Bloomberg Asia and will be featured through live webcast.
2. Dr. Pawan Goenka
Shaping the Future of Food
Thursday, 6 October 13:30 - 14:30, Taj Palace Hotel - Mumtaz Mahal
Topic: What new strategies, policies and partnerships are transforming the future of food and agriculture in India?
Dimensions to be addressed:
- Making farming attractive and aspirational for youth
- Ensuring sustainable and safe means of production
- Leveraging new technology and innovation
This session will be webcast live.