On the 15th of August 2017 India celebrates 70 years of Independence, Air India starts to fly to Stockholm and Stockholm City arranges the Stockholm Culture Festival with the Theme India. To celebrate this, The Indian Embassy in Sweden and India Unlimited will arrange a business day on the 17th of August looking at the future of India. This will also act as a curtain raiser for the Mega Make in India Event that is to take place from the 11-13 October 2017.
See the list of speakers here.

We want to look at the future of India in the next 30 years and how Sweden can play a role in its change. How we can combine India’s existing innovative talent and technology development capacity, market, societal and sustainable development needs with Sweden’s sustainable R&D, Innovation, Design and Technology to create a blueprint for the future leading to a Smart India @100.


17aug08:00- 08:45Textile 2047We want to understand the developments in the Textile industry in the next 30 years and its impact in India.08:00 - 08:45 Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center
17aug08:50- 10:45Technology Impact on My Country, My City, My LifeAlmost half a billion Indians are now online – 1 billion on mobile devices. How can we use sustainable technology and innovation08:50 - 10:45 Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center
17aug10:55- 11:40Reimagining India: Making in India 2047India is expected to be the third-largest economy by 2025. Powering that growth is the trend toward urbanization, which is going to increase consumption power, as well as economic leverage.10:55 - 11:40 Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center
17aug12:25- 13:10Skilling: Skill Up Women in IndiaBy 2020, the average age in India will be 29 years making it the world’s youngest country with 64 percent of the population in the working age group. India’s vision is to make itself as the skill capital of the world and hopes to reach a target of skilling 500 million people by 2022.12:25 - 13:10 Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center
17aug13:25- 14:10The Skilled IndianWhat can Stockholm City and Sweden do to make it easier for Indians to come and work in Sweden?13:25 - 14:10 Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center
17aug14:15- 15:00Reimagining India: Innovation & Sustainable EnvironmentWith high growth, India will need to find Innovative technological solutions to help is solve issues connected with creating sustainable environments14:15 - 15:00 Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center

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