December 7, 2017 to December 8, 2017 | Bangalore

The 2017 Global Technology Summit will take place on December 7 and 8, 2017 at the Hotel Leela Palace, Bangalore.

The inaugural edition of the Global Technology Summit convened leading scholars, experts, and officials from more than ten countries for wide-ranging discussions on policy frameworks for technological innovation.  

Building on its success, leading innovators, researchers, and entrepreneurs in cutting-edge technologies from around the world will engage with regulators, policy experts, and civil society actors this December in Bangalore.

The Summit will focus on new directions in technology policy, such as tech-diplomacy, data protection, and building an innovation ecosystem, as well as fields like digital finance, e-mobility, robotics, and smart cities, where massive technological transformation is likely in the coming years.


Thursday, December 7

1:30 to 2:20 p.m.

Tech Diplomacy, Global Connectedness, and Domestic Interest

2:20 to 2:45 p.m.

Transitioning Through Innovation

2:45 to 3:35 p.m.

Beyond the Bullet Train: Shaping Indo-Japanese Collaboration

3:45 to 4:10 p.m.

India’s Innovation Ecosystem: A Roadmap for Growth

4:10 to 4:30 p.m.

Innovating in India for the World

4:30 to 5:20 p.m.

Startup India: Confronting Policy Challenges

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.


Friday, December 8

10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

Planning for a Disruptive Future

10:45 to 11:40 a.m.

Technology in Governance

11:40 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Intelligent and Sustainable Mobility

12:30 to 1:00 p.m.

Regulating the New Digital

1:00 to 1:30 p.m.


1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Data and its Many Complexities

2:30 to 3:00 p.m.

Navigating the Digital Lost Mile

3:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Transforming Information Pathways

3:30 to 4:15 p.m.

Governing Intellectual Property Creation

4:15 to 5:15 p.m.

Governing Modern Biotechnology

5:15 to 5:20 p.m.

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