New Delhi, 22nd February 2019: The 18th edition of India Today Conclave will bring together the most powerful leaders from across the world on the biggest ideas platform. This year the India Today Conclave brings The Rt Honourable Boris Johnson, Brexit Leaver, Politician, Conservative Party, UK; Guy Standing, UBI Expert, Economist, University Of London; Michael Clarke, Former Captain, Australian Cricket Team and Matthew Hayden, Former International Cricketer, Australian Cricket Team as speakers.
India Today Conclave is a unique ideas platform where the sharpest minds from across the globe converge to discuss and debate, issues and opportunities from around the world. The eminent international speakers will share their thoughts on the theme ‘Hard Choices’ in the backdrop of the political, economic and social choices that India & the world confronts. The Intelligence Exchange will interblend speakers from opposite ends of the spectrum with a varying world view.
The top global leaders will deliberate on issues across a spectrum of topics, Boris Johnson — Brexit leaver, politician, historian, journalist — will explain his choices and why the lessons from Brexit are significant for India in a session titled The Devil & the Deep: Bitter cocktails from Brexit;
Guy Standing, Economist, UBI expert and thought provocateur will share his valuable outlook on the escalation of a dangerous new class, the Precariat and how it is re-shaping the world & India and why India needs Universal Basic Income. Following the thoughtful grounds, Michael Clarke and Matthew Hayden will talk about Cricket World Cup 2019 -How’s the Josh: Will Virat win the World Cup?
The two days will also see an impressive range of top politicians, thinkers, economists, analysts, sports stars and artists who will deliberate, debate and decipher the conclave theme of Hard Choices in their respective spheres.
We are our choices, said Jean Paul Sartre. For India and the world, 2019 is a year of some big choices. So, get ready to ‘Conclave’. Get ready to make ‘Hard Choices.’
Since 2002, the India Today Conclave has been at the forefront of intellectual engagement and thought leadership. Over the years, the India Today Conclave has hosted presidents, prime ministers, sports icons, writers and movie stars. The Conclave has been at the cutting edge of new ideas, innovations and experiences and has been in constant conversation with the times we live in, sometimes anticipating change and often precipitating it.