The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing its annual India Innovation Summit 2018 in Bengaluru on 12 and 13 July 2018 with a theme “India.AI – Driving the future for the world”. To be hosted at Hotel Lalit Ashok, this is the fourteenth edition of CII’s flagship event, which brings together CEOs/CXOs, corporate heads, technocrats, design thinkers, academicians and students to discuss various aspects of innovation across all industry verticals.
Besides the two-day conference, CII is also organizing an exhibition of innovations to provide an experiential understanding and a display of technological innovations made by various research and industry partners. Some of the eminent speakers invited for the summit are: Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog; Kris Gopalakrishnan, Cofounder of Infosys; Dr N. Muthukumar, Chairman, CII Karnataka; Kamal Bali, President, Volvo Group India; Rekha M Menon, Chairman, Accenture in India, Prof Mario Sergio Salerno, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil; Dr Shahaf Gal, Founder, Nomad Horizon Ltd – Israel; Dr Gopichand Katragadda, Group CTO, Tata Group; Debarati Sen, MD 3M India; etc.
Alongside the CII Innovation Summit, 3M India, in partnership with CII is hosting the fifth ‘Young Innovators Challenge Awards’. This is an annual online competition to identify, encourage, source and recognize the ability of young people, under the age of 30 to create new solutions for a sustainable India. Further, a Pitch Perfect contest is being held where a panel of investors would listen to pitches from startups and small business owners who seek funding for their business, products, or services.
Date: 06.07.2018 | Source: CII Innovation Summit