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Global Partnership Summit- 2017

The Global Partnership Summit 2017 proved to be a momentous occasion. Over 1,500 experts from various Industries, Government and Businesses graced the event during the course of 4 days, making it a remarkable event. Over 150 speakers shared their knowledge and expertise with Global Partners towards a common objective of establishing an ADM framework.
The theme of the event was: “Where the World Leaders Gather to Secure a Better Future”.
With 30 Domain specific sessions, 7 Special sessions, 2 Regional Dialogues, Opening Ceremony and Closing Ceremony, the four-day forum offered numerous opportunities for attendees to learn from leading innovators, policy makers who shared the best practices across industries and help drive the implementation of GPS 2017 vision. All the sessions included speakers from industry, government and academia, offering valuable insights.


Think Tanks
Government & Policy Makers
Social Change Makers
Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs
Youth Leaders

Message from the Founder Chairman

I would like to thank all the participants for their committed engagement. Many thanks to SoftBank, Centricus, Government of India and Japan. In the 4 days, through numerous brainstorming sessions and dialogues, with people from all the walks of life, the Summit discussed and analyzed empowerment based Alternative Development Model (ADM) contributing to sound strategies to establish models of development focused on empowerment and sustainability that will empower humanity to create, sustain and grow.

All the stimulating discussions, inspirations, and the expertise of the dignitaries have moved us closer to our dream of establishing of a new development model, based on Energy Efficiency, Environmental Responsibility and Sustainability. We, here, manifested a future that we all truly deserve. Thank you for joining us. We look forward to welcome you all in the next summit in 2020.

Vibhav Kant Upadhyay
Founder Chairman, GPS | Chairman, ICF


Speakers- GPS 2017

Pranav Mehta

Founder Chairman, National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), Chairman Elect, Global Solar Council and Vice Chairman, Asia Photovoltaic Industries Association

Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh

Fermilab, U.S. Department Of Energy, Batavia, Illinois

George Molakal

CEO, ALCOR Fund, Co-Chairman, Smart Cities Initiative (SCI), GPS

Manoj Kohli

Chairman, SoftBank Energy

Leaderspeak @ GPS 2011 and 2017