CKP Memorial Lecture

C K PRAHALAD MEMORIAL LECTURE

The C K Prahalad Memorial Lecture is an annual event jointly organised by Ananta Aspen Centre and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) since 2012 commemorating the legacy and contribution of Late Professor C K Prahalad, global business thinker and former Professor at University of Michigan, US.
The lecture is a tribute to his contribution to the field of business economics, his vision and ideas of progress. The event is organised close to his birthday (8th August) every year across different cities in India. A gird of depicting the details of the previous editions of the Lecture below for reference: 

Year

Edition

City& Date

       Speaker

             Topic

    Chair

2019

 

8th

Coimbatore
10 Aug

 

Jamshyd N Godrej
Chairman, Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company Limited; Chairman, Ananta Centre; Founding Trustee, Ananta Aspen Centre; Past President, CII

 

 "Climate Crisis & Bio Diversity    Preservation Challenge: Role of     Industry and Civil Society”

Naushad Forbes
Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall Private Limited; Trustee, Ananta Aspen Centre and Past President, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

 

2018

 

7th

Mumbai
11 Dec

 

Professor Abhijit Banerjee
Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

 "Can India Keep Growing"

 

Naushad Forbes
Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall Private Limited; Trustee, Ananta Aspen Centre and Past President, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

 

2017

 

6th

Bangalore
8 Aug

Nandan Nilekani,
Chairman, EkStep and Former Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India

 

 "Does the data explosion give  India a strategic opportunity?”

 

Naushad Forbes
Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall Private Limited; Past President, CII

2016

5th

Kolkata
23 Aug

Naushad Forbes
Co-Chairman Forbes Marshall and President of CII

 "Growth Through Innovation”

HarshavardhanNeotia
Chairman of AmbujaNeotia Group; Trustee, Ananta Centre

2015

4th

Mumbai
18 Sept

Raghuram Rajan
Governor of RBI

 "Reforming the Financial Sector”

Rahul Bajaj
Chairman of Bajaj Auto Ltd; Past President, CII; Founding Trustee, Ananta Aspen Centre

2014

3rd

New Delhi
14 Aug

G V Sanjay Reddy
Vice Chairman, GVK Power and Infrastructure Limited

 "My Journey Beyond Business”

Gautam Thapar
Founder & Chairman Avantha Group, Chairman of Ananta Aspen Centre

2013

 

2nd

Chennai
3 Aug

S Ramadorai
Vice Chairman, TCS & Advisor to the Prime Minister in the National Skill Development Council

 "Skills Development”

 

M V Subbiah
Past President of CII

2012

1st  

Kolkata
9 Aug

R Gopalakrishnan
Director, Tata Sons

 "Innovation culture: Myths,    Reality, Ideas”

 

Sanjiv Goenka
Chairman, RP Sanjiv Goenka Group; Past President, CII; Trustee, Ananta Aspen Centre