The Age of Cities : How can India Adapt?

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Panel Discussion
Wednesday, 9th October 2013
From 5:00pm to 7:00pm (IST)
BSE, Sir Dinshaw Petit International Convention Hall, Mumbai - 400001.


A thought leadership event on future trends in City Development: Experience Dr. Khanna’s thought-provoking ideas for the future at the historic Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), where he shares his vision for a new, dynamic world order where cities, rather than states will be the centers of governance. He will address the issue of Mumbai as one of the nuclei of this new, interconnected, metropolitan world. The other speakers include:  Ashish Chauhan, Managing Director and chief Executive Officer of the BSE along with Narinder Nayar, Chairman, Mumbai First and Roger Pereira (Vice-Chairman, Mumbai First) will add another, city-centric dimension to this talk. The speakers shall discuss how Mumbai can grow into a “megacity”, a hub in a global network of highly developed urban centres.


Dr. Parag Khanna

Dr. Parag Khanna

Director of the Hybrid Reality Institute

Dr. Parag Khanna is the Director of the Hybrid Reality Institute, Senior Fellow of the New American Foundation, the European Council on Foreign relatioships and the Singapore Institute of International Affairs. He has been named Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum and has been served in the foreign policy advisory group for Barack Obama's Presidency Campaign.

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