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~The ideas exchange platform will witness the most influential and renowned speakers from India and across the world ~

New Delhi, October 2021: The India Today Conclave is back with its 19th edition. Over the past 18 years, the inspirational platform has seen the most influential and inspiring personalities from all over the world congregate and deliberate on critical issues facing the world. This year, the summit will take place on 8th and 9th October 2021 at Taj Palace, New Delhi. And like every other edition, this time, too, a galaxy of renowned leaders and personalities from across the fields of sports, political, business, bollywood, government, among other areas, will grace the platform and exchange ideas around building a better today and tomorrow. 

The theme of #ABETTERNORMAL for the conclave this year will bring up some eye-opening ideas, thought-provoking debates, and a new perspective to look at the post-pandemic world. The summit will witness inspiring and young speakers, who will be sharing their incredible journey and achievements, 

top politicians and policy makers who shape our lives and our businesses, new Unicorns of 2021, global economists of repute, among many others.

This autumn, the India Today Conclave 2021 will be unparalleled in its illustrious history as this will be an ambitious endeavour to find a path beyond a global crisis that also was a great leveller. The pandemic made no distinction between the rich and the poor, the powerful and the marginalised. In a world ravaged by the pandemic, the Conclave will present the world’s most celebrated thinkers who will collectively seek a “Better Normal” for mankind. This singular quest promises to make the India Today Conclave 2021 the most riveting intellectual engagement of the year.

In the latest edition of the India Today Conclave Kalli Purie, Vice Chairperson, India Today Group said, “We are happy to bring back the main edition of our conclave after two years. It’s going to break new ground in hybrid events. I’m very excited with what we have created for our patrons. It’s all new and fresh. The better normal” 

There will be two days of talking, listening, thinking, doing, and experiencing. From Olympic Gold Medallists Neeraj Chopra (2021) and Abhinav Bindra (2008) to Captain, India men’s national field hockey team  Manpreet Singh Sandhu, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari, 3-time Pulitzer Winner Columnist, The New York Times Thomas Friedman, Founder & Partner,100X.VC, Sanjay Mehta, Founder, DROOM Sandeep Aggarwal, Co-founder, & CEO, Coinswitch Kuber,  Ashish Singhal,  Co-founders, Imagine Meats Genelia Deshmukh & Riteish Deshmukh, Actor Pankaj Tripathi, Actor Vicky Kaushal, Founder & CEO, Urban Company Abhiraj Bahl, Co-founder and CEO of IdeaForge  Ankit Mehta, CEO of Newspace Research & Technologies Sameer Joshi amongst others  

Come to India’s busiest two days at the India Today Conclave 2021 where the world’s best will share one stage.

  •  Nitin Gadkari | Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways
  • Piyush Goyal | Minister of Commerce & Industry; Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution; Minister of Textiles
  • J. P. Nadda | President, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Anurag Thakur | Union Minister for I&B and Youth Affairs & Sports
  • Arif Mohammed Khan | Governor, Kerala
  • Ashwini Vaishnaw | Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics and Information Technology
  • General David H. Petraeus | Former CIA Director 
  • Thomas Friedman | 3-time Pulitzer Winner Columnist, The New York Times 
  • Gautam Mukhopadhyay | Former Ambassador of India to Syria, Afghanistan, and Myanmar
  • General M. M. Naravane | 28th Chief of Army Staff
  • Hussain Haqqani | Former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States & Sri Lanka 
  • Shashi Tharoor | Member of Parliament
  • Arif Mohammed Khan | Governor, Kerala
  • Basavaraj Bommai | Chief Minister, Karnataka 
  • Himanta Biswa Sarma | Chief Minister, Assam
  • P. Thiaga Rajan | Finance Minister, Tamil Nadu
  • Sir Malcolm Grant | Founder Chair, NHS England; Chancellor, University of York 
  • Sanjeev Sanyal | Principal Economic Adviser, Ministry of Finance
  • Rakesh Tikait | Farm Leader
  • Neeraj Chopra | Olympic Gold Medalist, 2021
  • Abhinav Bindra | Olympic Gold Medalist, 2008
  • Adar Poonawalla | CEO & Owner, Serum Institute of India 
  • Pankaj Tripathi | Actor
  • Manpreet Singh Sandhu | Captain, India men’s national field hockey team
  • Parattu Raveendran Sreejesh | Goalkeeper and former captain of the Indian national hockey team
  • Rani Rampal | Captain, India women’s national hockey team
  • Savita Punia | Goalkeeper, Indian National Women’s Hockey team
  • James Wilks | Director and star of ‘The Game Changers’ 
  • Genelia Deshmukh & Riteish Deshmukh | Co-founders, Imagine Meats
  • Ashish Singhal | Co-founder, & CEO, Coinswitch Kuber  
  • Sanjiv Puri | Chairman and Managing Director, ITC Limited
  • Abhiraj Bhal | Founder & CEO, Urban Company
  • Adrian Levy | Journalist & Co-author, Spy Stories 
  • Ali Khan Mahmudabad | Assistant Professor for History and Political Science, Ashoka University
  • Andrew Small | Senior transatlantic fellow, GMF Asia; Author
  • Aneesh Aravind | Country Manager, Krafton
  • Ankit Mehta | Co-founder and CEO, IdeaForge
  • Aparna Purohit | Head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video
  • Baijayant Panda | National Vice President and Spokesperson, Bharatiya Janata Party 
  • Bharat Lal | Additional Secretary (Water), Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation. Ministry of Jal Shakti
  • Bhavina Patel | Indian parathlete and table tennis player
  • Deepa Malik | President, Paralympic Committee of India
  • Devendra Jhajharia | Indian Paralympic javelin thrower
  • Dr Ian Lipkin | Virologist 
  • Gaurav Khanna | Head National Coach, Indian Para-Badminton Team
  • Gunjan Menon | National Geographic Explorer
  • Hilal Ahmed | Associate Professor, CSDS
  • Jeetender Sharma | MD & Founder, Okinawa
  • Kunal Nandwani | uTrade Technologies
  • Malaika Vaz | National Youth Award; National Geographic Explorer
  • Mayank Kumar | Co-founder and MD, upGrad
  • Pramod Bhagat | Indian Para-badminton player
  • Rahul Garg | Founder & CEO, Moglix
  • Rajendra Agrawal | Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
  • Rajendra Singh | “Waterman of India”
  • Richa Chadha | Actor
  • Sameer Joshi | CEO, Newspace Research & Technologies
  • Sandeep Aggarwal | Founder, DROOM
  • Sanjay Mehta | Founder & Partner,  100X.VC
  • Sathvik Vishwanath | Co-Founder & CEO, Unocoin 
  • Shivshankar Menon | Former Foreign Secretary of India
  • Shoojit Sircar  | Film Director and Producer
  • Sumit Gupta | Co-founder and CEO, CoinDCX
  • Vicky Kaushal  | Actor 
  • Vikram Sampath | Historian; Author

About India Today Conclave

India Today Conclave is India’s first and only Intelligence Exchange that engages every stakeholder to build an agenda for a positive change. It dissects every relevant fact, amplifies every sensible voice. It’s a leadership conference where the sharpest global minds come together to analyze, debate, inspire, entertain, and, of course, prescribe solutions. For nearly two decades, India Today Conclave has been a global diagnostic, measuring the pulse of the world, making sense of random developments and predicting the next big thing.

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