By Sumani Dash, Director and Country Head, USA and Canada
CII in partnership with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the State Government of Andhra Pradesh is organizing the 23rd edition ofThe Partnership Summit 2017 from 27-28 January 2017 at The APIIC Grounds, Harbour Park, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
Ms Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister for Commerce and Industry is the Chair of this most prestigious initiative and under the leadership of Shri N Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, State Government of Andhra Pradesh will be the Partner State for the Summit.
India Inc. has been gathering at the Partnership Summit since the last few decades making it “the” forum underlining convergence of thoughts and ideas among Heads of States and Governments, Ministers, policy makers, CEOs, academicians and thought leaders paving the way for collective and inclusive global progress.
Resonating the constructs of all previous editions, the forthcoming edition of the Summit too will feature Policy Makers, CEOs, Academicians and thought leaders from all over the world. The programme includes Plenary Sessions specially designed for the Summit as well as ‘thematic’ interactions with G2G Ministerial Groups, Global and Indian CEOs to name a few. The presence of renowned Global Commentators, Economists and Global Social icons is also expected.
Plenaries will focus on discussions surrounding topics such as: Towards Achieving Sustained Economic and Trade Growth: Can India Lead?; Innovating Partnerships for Sustainable Development; Industry 4.0: Leveraging for Efficiency, Adaptability, Productivity (LEAP); India-US Relations: What Does the New Administration Have in Store?; India’s Integration with South and Southeast Asia; Industrial Corridors along the Coast : Paving the Way for Special Blue Economic Zones; Going Sub-regional: Is it the new formula for unlocking potential?; Global Financial Architecture: Financing for Growth and Stability; Trade in Services and other Instruments for New-Age Trade Negotiations
There will also be sector specific deliberations and structured B2B meetings in the areas of Aerospace and Defense; Textiles and Apparel; Automobiles; Agriculture and Food Processing; Biotech and Pharma; Electronics among others. For more details regarding online registrations you may please log onto www.partnershipsummit.com