Wharton's India seminar on Nov 18

By agencies   |   Friday, 14 October 2005, 07:00 Hrs
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NEW DELHI: The Wharton India Economic Forum 2005, the premier student run business forum focusing on India, will take place on November 18 at the Park Hyatt in Philadelphia. Established in 1996, this year marks the 10th year of the conference.

The theme of this year's conference is India's Mantra for Success. The conference seeks to initiate a dialogue around the potential mechanisms India can utilize to achieve its potential both in terms of economic and social development.

The keynote speakers for this year are HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh; Warburg Pincus co-president Chip Kaye, Merrill Lynch CAO Ahmass Fakahany; and Congress MP Jairam Ramesh. In the morning Jairam Ramesh will give his views on "India: The Road Ahead" and during lunch Ahmass Fakahany and Chip Kaye, will debate about "India - China: The Partnership?"

The conference will conclude with a speech by, Deepak Parekh, who will share his ideas on 'How to Build a World Class Organization.'

Consequently, the panel discussions will focus on the strategies in which individuals, corporations and policy makers can together frame India's future.

The six panel topics are: Government Policy - A Catalyst or Barrier? ; Investing in India; Entrepreneurship; Social Development - Is there a bottom of the Pyramid? ; Made in India - Creating a Global Brand and Women Leadership.

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