Capt Amarinder to address annual Harvard conference
The theme of this year’s conference, to be held on February 10 and 11, is “India – Disruptive Innovations”.punjab Updated: Jan 02, 2018 12:17 IST
Eminent Indians, including Union minister Suresh Prabhu, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh and movie superstar Kamal Haasan will address the 15th edition of the annual India conference at Harvard University.
The theme of this year’s conference, to be held on February 10 and 11, is “India – Disruptive Innovations”.
The conference will bring together business leaders, entertainment professionals, government officials, philanthropists, and many other leaders to engage in a conversation about India’s path to global leadership, a press release said.
“We aim to bring together India’s thought leaders for a weekend of discussions and brainstorming sessions to unravel these exciting opportunities that lay ahead for our country,” said the event’s student organisers.
Other panellists include Telangana minister for information technology, industry and commerce KT Rama Rao, BJP MP Poonam Mahajan, actress Divya Spandana, who is in-charge of social media for the Congress, and Nitin Paranjpe, ex-CEO of Unilever India and current president of Unilever Home Care.
Quality Council of India chairman Adil Zainulbhai, KKR India CEO Sanjay Nayar, Yes Bank CEO Rana Kapoor, eminent author Amish Tripathi, fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherji and journalists Rahul Kanwal and Nidhi Razdan are expected to be among other speakers.