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“A pivotal platform to inspire, drive collaborations and showcase the India growth story.”

“Bridging research and innovation for a sustainable and prosperous India.”

Sustainable Futures: Climate, Technology and Innovation

This year's theme is "Sustainable Futures: Climate, Technology, and Innovation," inviting an engaging exploration into the crossroads of environmental responsibility, technological advancement, and innovative solutions.

The central focus for this event reflects a commitment to addressing pressing global challenges while embracing opportunities for growth and progress.

Our Guests

Jayant Sinha

Former Minister of State for Finance, Civil Aviation

Mohandas Pai

Chairman, Aarin Capital Partners and 3One4 Capital

Kalli Purie

Vice Chairperson and Executive Editor-in-Chief, India Today Group

Dia Mirza

Actor, Producer, UNEP Goodwill Ambassador

Ananya Birla


Rohan Murty

Founder and CTO, Soroco

Harsh Jain

CEO & Co-Founder, Dream Sports and Dream11

Pankaj Gupta

Co-founder and Co-CEO, Gulf Islamic Investments

Sunjay Kapur

Chairman, Sona Comstar

Aditya Ghosh

Co-Founder Akasa, Board Member ePlane Company

Ranu Vohra

Co-founder, Avendus Capital

Christoph Tang

Professor of Cellular Pathology

Myles Allen

Professor of Geosystem Science

Dr. Elizabeth Kiss

CEO, The Rhodes Trust

Chas Bountra

Pro-Vice Chancellor for Innovation


Sandiip Bhammer

Founder, Green Frontier Capital

Radhika Khosla

Associate Professor, Smith School of Enterprise and Environment

Dr. Bijna Dasani

Alumna, Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist

Jani Bolla

Stipendiary Lecturer in Biochemistry


Dean Soumitra Dutta

Professor of Management, Saïd Business School

Harish Bhaskaran

Associate Head of Division, Department of Materials

Faisal Devji

Professor of Indian History

Subir Sarkar

Professor of Theorotical Physics

Arjune Sen

Consultant Neurologist; Head, Oxford Epilepsy Research Group

Preeti Chaturvedi

CEO, The Sunflower Seeds

Presentation Schedule / Agenda

A platform to Inspire, Collaborate and Showcase the India Growth Story

08:30 am - 09:30 am


Opening Ceremony

09:30 am - 09:35 am

Opening Remarks

Priyansh Gujarati (President)

09:35 am - 09:45 am

Welcome Address

Dean Soumitra Dutta (Professor of Management, Saïd Business School)

Panel Discussion

09:45 am - 10:25 am

Navigating India's Investment Landscape:Expert Perspectives and Opportunities

Pankaj Gupta (Co-founder and Co-CEO, Gulf Islamic Investments)
Ranu Vohra (Co-founder, Avendus Capital)
Dr. Bijna Kotak (Alumna, Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist)

10:30 am - 11:10 am

Driving Innovation in Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals: Expert Insights and Future Trends

Chas Bountra (Pro-Vice Chancellor for Innovation)
Christoph Tang (Professor of Cellular Pathology)
Arjune Sen (Consultant Neurologist; Head, Oxford Epilepsy Research Group)
Jani Bolla (Stipendiary Lecturer in Biochemistry)

11:10 am - 11:25 am

Coffee Break

Panel Discussion

11:25 am - 12:00 pm

Shaping Tomorrow: The Future of Mobility in India

Sunjay Kapur (Chairman, Sona Comstar)
Myles Allen (Professor of Geosystem Science, Climate Scientist)
Sandiip Bhammer (Founder, Green Frontier Capital)

Fireside Chat

12:05 pm - 12:40 pm

Harnessing AI for Sustainable Development in India

Rohan Murty (Founder and CTO, Soroco)
Chas Bountra (Pro-Vice Chancellor for Innovation)


12:40 pm - 01:20 pm

Net Zero is Net Positive

Jayant Sinha (Former Minister of State for Finance, Civil Aviation)

01:20 pm - 02:00 pm

Lunch Break

Fireside Chat

02:00 pm - 02:35 pm

Forging a Sustainable Future: Decarbonising the Aviation Industry

Aditya Ghosh (Co-Founder Akasa, Board Member ePlane Company)
Radhika Khosla (Associate Professor, Smith School of Enterprise and Environment)

02:40 pm - 03:10 pm

Unlocking the Powerful Synergy between Business and Creativity

Ananya Birla (Businessperson)
Sidharth Sethi (Chairperson)

03:15 pm - 03:45 pm

Embracing Sustainability: A Conversation on Environment Advocacy

Dia Mirza (Actor, Producer, UNEP Goodwill Ambassador)

03:45 pm - 04:00 pm

Coffee Break


04:00 pm - 04:45 pm

India's Economic Trajectory: India, A Startup Nation

Mohandas Pai (Chairman, Aarin Capital Partners and 3One4 Capital)

Fireside Chat

04:50 pm - 05:30 pm

Unveiling the Sports-Tech Revolution and Talent Opportunities in India

Harsh Jain (Co-Founder, Dream Sports and Dream11)
Harish Bhaskaran (Associate Head of Division, Department of Materials)

05:30 pm - 05:55 pm

Inclusive Leadership for a Fractured World

Elizabeth Kiss (CEO, The Rhodes Trust)
Faisal Devji (Professor of Indian History)

Closing Ceremony

05:55 pm - 06:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Sidharth Sethi (Chairperson)

06:00 pm - 06:15 pm


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