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IGF Summit delves into India’s moment to set the pace on global issues

IGF Summit delves into India’s moment to set the pace on global issues

India Global Forum’s (IGF) flagship Annual Summit in New Delhi this week is themed around Setting the Pace, a reference to the role India can play in setting the momentum behind key global issues.

The day-long summit on March 27 cover 30 key areas with 500+ participants, bringing together founders, business leaders, policymakers and investors to deliberate on how India can set the pace in a world embracing rapid change.

Featuring a unique 3-in-1 format, the summit will host business leaders, policymakers and rising stars at:

  • IGF Zones – 35+ innovative concurrent Roundtables discussing the big questions on issues including:  

    • Technology and Innovation 

    • Sustainability 

    • Diversity and Inclusion  

    • Trade and Investment and much more 

  • The Forum – keynote plenary sessions with leading p from government and business   

  • The IGF Studio – with incisive broadcast content across key global topics including leadership, geopolitics, climate, technology and much more

Professor Manoj Ladwa, Founder and Chairman of IGF, said: “The world is changing like never before. It is India’s moment to set the pace on global issues. What looked impossible earlier is now not just feasible but is really the next frontier.

“Even as the world is faced with myriad challenges, India continues to rise. At a moment like this, the IGF Annual Summit will bring together leaders and changemakers to deliberate on how India can Set the Pace in the coming years.”

Key speakers include:

  • Hon. Piyush Goyal,  Minister of Textiles Commerce and Industry and  Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India

  • Hon. Smriti Irani, Minister of Women and Child Development, Government of India

  • Hon. Ashwini Vaishnav, Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India

  • Shri Bhupender Yadav, Minister of Labour and Employment, Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India

  • Amitabh Kant, G20 Sherpa, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

Key Roundtables include:

  • Setting the pace on the future of social media: Building from India for the world with Koo

  • Setting the pace on Building for Bharat with Cloud Services with Google Cloud

  • Setting the Pace on Transition to Net Zero with Bloomberg Asia

  • Setting the Pace for Diversity and Inclusion with Sequoia Capital

  • Setting the Pace for Climate Tech B Capital 

  • Setting the Pace on Web3 with Coinbase

The IGF Annual Summit is backed by Standard Chartered and VFS Global and Deloitte are the Knowledge Partners.

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