09:00 onwards Participant registration
10:30-13:00 Workshops on Clean Energy, Urbanization, Education, Food and Agriculture
13:00-14:00 Buffet Networking Lunch
14:30-14:45 Welcoming remarks

Gautam Thapar, Chairman, Aspen Institute, India & Chairman of Avante Group, India

Claude Smadja, Smadja & Smadja, Switzerland

14:45-16:30 Brainstorming plenary

Issues identification: Common challenges, converging opportunities in the new constellation of growth

Discussions around tables will allow participants to identify some of the key challenges to be tackled and some of the most immediate opportunities to be leveraged. Participants will confront and discuss the conclusions of their

discussions with top business leaders and experts. The outcome of this session will help shape the following discussions on the agenda.

16:30-17:00 Tea
17:00-17:45 Inaugural Plenary
18:00-19:00 Plenary Session with the Co-Chairs of the Inaugural Meeting of the Growth Net
19:00-19:30 Cocktail reception
19:30-21:30 Opening Dinner

With a keynote speaker