The India Conference at Harvard Initiative 2015, scheduled on Mar 7 and 8 2015, hopes to foster targeted dialogue and academic critique on India’s future.
This conference will create a platform to bring together the brightest students and professionals from across the world to interact with Indias visionaries discuss the path of Indias future. The conference is put together by the Graduate students of Harvard and is hosted at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School. The conference will witness an enriching level of engagement and interaction and offer a common interactive platform to business leaders, entertainment professionals, government officials, philanthropists, and many other leaders to engage in a conversation around Indias path to Global leadership. The conference aims to throw light on various interesting topics surrounding India such its potential to take over China as a manufacturing hub, its fast growing e-Commerce industry, its ability to reinvent healthcare practices in line with global standards, the sustainability move towards the new 100 smart cities, its emerging entrepreneurship culture, the role of women in business, the impact of changing media landscape on politics policies and its relationships with neighboring countries Now in its 12th avatar, India Conference at Harvard is one of the biggest India focused student-led conference held in USA. Last year, the conference brought together over 100 speakers and 600 students from across the world. This years impressive speaker lineup includes the likes of Sajjan Jindal (Chairman MD, JSW), Kiran Bedi (rtd IPS officer and Social Activist), Prithviraj Chavan (ex-Chief minister of Maharashtra), Rahul Bose (Actor, Director and Social activist), Sumant Sinha (Founder Chairman and CEO, Renew Power), Akhil Gupta (Former Chairman, Blackstone India), Dipali Goenka (MD, Welspun Global Brands) and over 80 other dignitaries across the fields of politics, business, social and creative arts.