One Globe Forum 2018

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One Globe Forum 2018

Start date: 2018-02-09 09:00:00

German Embassy, No. 6/50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110021

End date: 2018-02-09 18:00:00

Created on: 2017-11-28 02:24:47 by:FBUser7979f

The annual One Globe Forum brings together global thought leaders to discuss how we can build a 21st century knowledge economy in India and South Asia. It is India's leading forum exploring the intersection of technology, innovation, smart cities, skills, regional collaboration and education and their role in harnessing the huge potential of India and South Asia. With an ambitious agenda to transform India by utilizing its potential, the new government has organised initiatives like "Digital India", "Make in India", "Smart Cities" and "Entrepreneurship”. In 2018, the ideas, issues and impact of this agenda will be One Globe Forum’s focus. One Globe forum provides its delegates the opportunity to hear, meet and network with an array of senior government ministers, thought leaders and decision makers from global corporations and multilateral organizations. The Forum will also feature the One Globe Awards to recognize and honour individuals as well as domestic and international companies for their contributions and endeavours in building a 21st century knowledge economy through their initiatives in digital economy, R&D, smart cities, entrepreneurship and social impact. Past speakers have included Mr. Shalabh Kumar, Founder, Republican Hindu Coalition; Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Coal; Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Former Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (I/C) and Parliamentary Affairs; H.E. Daniel Carmon, Israel’s Ambassador to India; Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers; Shri P.P Choudhary, Union Minister of State, Ministry of Law & Justice and Corporate Affairs; Dr. Bibek Debroy, Fulltime Member, NITI Aayog, and Chairman, Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council; Shri Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises and; Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog,. The Forum is produced by Salwan Media Ventures in partnership with its knowledge partner Knowledge@Wharton and education partner BrainGain Magazine. Former sponsors for One Globe Forum include the likes of CISCO, Uber, Kodak, ANZIBA, Swedish Chamber of Commerce, European Business Group (EBG) and ISAP. Key speakers in the past have represented corporates such as Adobe, Air Asia, Archie Comics Publications, Cambridge Technology Inc., Cisco, Coursera, Ericsson, DataWind, Facebook, Fortis Healthcare, IGATE, IL&FS, McKinsey, Microsoft, MLS Chase, Oracle, PriceWaterHouseCoopers, Quest Diagnostics, Ranbaxy, SEBI, Steria, Tata Group, Uber, USIBC, Xerox, YES Bank, and others. Top universities and academic institutions like Arizona State University, Asia Scotland Institute, Association of Canadian Community Colleges, Association of Indian Universities, BITS Pilani, Campus France, College Board, Columbia University, Hofstra University, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Kathmandu University School of Law, Knowledge@Wharton, OP Jindal Global University, Pratham Education Foundation, New York University, Neso Nuffic, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy & Public Administration, University of Cambridge, University of Pennsylvania, University of Tokyo, United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), Vega Schools, have represented the education sector at One Globe.

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