ET GBS 2023: An event to behold

In the next couple of days, many leaders from the domains of politics, business, economy, and entrepreneurship, will congregate to discuss, debate, and formulate innovative ideas. PM Modi will take the stage to provide the inaugural speech on Friday evening.

A duo of Union Ministers Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister for Railways, Communications, and Electronics and Information Technology, and Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Skill Development, and Entrepreneurship will share their thoughts.

Economist Nouriel Roubini will present his predictions for the international economy, and a host of global business names like Ben Driggs of Honeywell, Bob Moritz of PwC, Jean-Pascal Tricoire of Schneider Electric, Jonathan Yap of CapitaLand Investment, Ted Sarandos of Netflix, Quentin Staed – Polet of Epic Games, Hans-Paul Bürkner of BCG, among others, will add to the glamourous cast of the event.

Many live debates will be conducted simultaneously in parallel sessions, covering key areas like entrepreneurship, diversity in business, the future of money, international relations, satellite technology, and space exploration. The event is a terrific opportunity for Indian business leaders, politicians, and others, to convene and pave the way toward a brighter future. Keep visiting this website for more updates.

In the following section, the itinerary for the first day of ET GBS 2023, scheduled on the 17th of February, Friday, is revealed.

Venue: Taj Palace, New Delhi

Room: Plenary Ball Room


15:00 – 15:45: Registration

15:50 – 16:00: Opening Address by The Times Group

16:00 – 16:30: Cracking the Content Code – Ten Sarandos, Co-CEO of Netflix, in conversation with Anupama Chopra, Founder & Editor, Film Companion

16:30 – 16:50: G-20: Navigating Strategic High Waves – Amitabh Kant, G20 Sherpa, Government of India

16:50 – 17:05: India’s Decade – Bob Moritz, Global Chairman, PwC

17:05 – 17:25: A Tale of Two Financial Recoveries and Lessons Learned for the Future – Rosie Rios, 43rd Treasurer of the United States, CEO – Red River Associates, Board, Member – Ripple

17:25 – 17:45: Global Economy: Poised for a Rebound or headed for a Recession? – Nouriel Roubini, CEO, Roubini Macro Associates, LLC, Professor Emeritus (2021 – present), Stern School of Business, Business, New York University

17:45 – 18:15: Tea Break

18:15 – 18:30: Need for Accelerating Energy Transition – Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman & CEO, Schneider Electric

18:30 – 19:20: Global CEO Panel: The Global Hurricane – Negotiating the Headwinds
• Ben Driggs, President & CEO, Global High Growth Regions, Honeywell
• Bob Moritz, Global Chairman, PwC
• Hans-Paul Bürkner, Global Chairman Emeritus, BCG
• Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman & CEO, Schneider Electric
• Jonathan Yap, CEO (Lifted Funds), CapitaLand Investment
• Suneeta Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals

Moderator: Ajit Ranade, Economist, Political Analyst & Vice Chancellor of Gokhale Institute of Politics

19:20 – 19:40: Globalization of Cricket – Geoff Allardice, CEO, ICC in conversation with Harsha Bhogle, Cricket Commentator and Journalist

19:40 – 19:52: Leadership lessons from the Pitch – Harsha Bhogle, Cricket Commentator and Journalist in conversation with Dalip Tahil, Actor

19:52 – 20:00: Silent Period

20:00 – 20:15: Resilience, Influence, Dominance – The Times of India Group

20:15 – 20:55: Chief Guest Address – Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India

(This article has been edited by Aditya Krishnan)

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Economic Times – ET Edge Insights, its management, or its members

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