Programme Outline

Our grandest, most exciting agenda yet! India Global Forum will host a series of high-impact events across one week to celebrate the very best of India, the UK and the world.

Defence Technologies & Innovation Summit : The Co-creation Mantra
27 June 2022, Army & Navy Club, London

In his recent visit to India, on 21 and 22 April 2022, the Prime Minister of the UK, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, along with the Prime Minister of India, Hon Narendra Modi, elevated the commitment to transform Defence & Security cooperation between the two countries. The sector was highlighted as a key pillar of the India-UK Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. The Defence Technologies & Innovation Summit will be the first landmark event post the UK PM’s visit to India and will bring together senior stakeholders from India and the UK to work on delivering tangible opportunities for co-creation by entities in both countries.

‘UK-India Together' Cultural Economy and Creative Industries Seminar (Invite Only)
27 June 2022, London

This seminar explores the synergies and opportunities in the creative and cultural economies of the UK and India, and how the Indian creative economy can be enhanced through exposure to the UK’s globally renowned creative economy sector and vice versa.

Climate Finance & Technology Summit
28 June 2022 | Bloomberg London

IGF’s inaugural summit on climate finance and technology, focussing on the vital aspects of enabling businesses to address the climate emergency and risk.

UK-India Women in Leadership Reception
28 June 2022

Recognising and celebrating the contribution of women in the UK-India relationship.

The Idea of Great Britain Debate (Invite Only)
28 June 2022

Prominent British and Indian personalities debate the Idea of Great Britain and what it means today in a special townhall style format.

The Forum: Reimagine@75
29 June 2022 | Taj London

The hotly anticipated IGF Public Forum opens. Across two days of lively debate and impactful discussion with our star presenters, we’ll be hearing from Ministers, global CEO’s and ground-breaking Unicorn founders on the way forward for the UK-India partnership, and a number of related global opportunities and challenges. Includes the latest in our Inspiring Journeys and Global Disruptors Series.

100 Most Influential in UK-India Relations Reception (Invite Only)
29 June 2022 | Taj London

Launch of the 4th edition of IGF’s popular power list featuring the women and men who are making a positive contribution in business, politics, diplomacy, science, technology, and creative industries to the bilateral relationship.

Founders & Leaders Dinner (Invite Only)
29 June 2022

IGF’s traditional invite-only dinner, where members, speakers and prominent guests meet for an exclusive dining experience, with speeches by influential political and business figures of our time.

The Forum: Reimagine@75
30 June 2022 | Taj London

The hotly anticipated IGF Public Forum continues. Across two days of lively debate and impactful discussion with our star presenters, we’ll be hearing from Ministers, global CEO’s and ground-breaking Unicorn founders on the way forward for the UK-India partnership, and a number of related global opportunities and challenges. Includes the latest in our Inspiring Journeys and Global Disruptors Series.

IGF Investors Network Meeting (Invite Only)
30 June 2022

A closed-door breakfast meeting for the IGF Investors Network members and invited guests to deliberate on the Network’s progress in supporting Indian entrepreneurs to go global, capitalise on opportunity and gain invaluable foresight.

Unicorns at UK Parliament (Invite Only)
30 June 2022 | House of Lords

A private tour for visiting Indian unicorns, innovators and IGF Investor Network members of the Palace of Westminster including the House of Lords and House of Commons followed by Lunch in a historic room in Parliament.

Diplomacy for Business Roundtable (Invite Only)
30 June 2022 | Taj London

As part of IGF’s Diplomacy for Business series, this roundtable will feature senior diplomats and business leaders from around the world and will explore how international cooperation and diplomacy can drive business growth and international competitiveness.

Global Disruptors Series: Unicorns Roundtable
1 July 2022

A special invitation-only breakfast roundtable with senior UK government representative, as part of the IGF Global Disruptors series.

Disruptors on the Thames
1 July 2022 | River Room by Bateaux London, Embankment Pier

A cruise on the Thames, with moderated conversations on current developments in the UK and Indian tech ecosystems, plus networking and lunch for 100 unicorns and investors and influencers from the UK, India and around the world.



*Please note that the programme is subject to change.