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13th Wharton India Economic Forum to be held in Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia, Mar 13 (ANI/Business Wire India): The student leadership committee of the Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) today announced that the 13th Wharton India Economic Forum would be held in Philadelphia on March 21.

The committee invites the public to gain insights from some of the world's top business leaders including keynote speakers: Jim Rogers (billionaire Investor in the Asian Markets and Co-Founder of the Quantum Fund); Dominic Barton (named the next Global Managing Director, McKinsey and Co.); Chanda Kochhar (named the next CEO and Managing Director, ICICI Bank, India's largest private financial institution); Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia (Deputy Chairman of India's Planning Commission and the architect of the country's current economic policy); and Farrokh Kavarana (Chairman of several Tata Group companies).

As has been the case in the past, the forum will be driven by business leaders, politicians and experts from across the world who will come together to share their outlook and vision for India.

The forum will also be attended by the glitterati of the nation's booming sports and entertainment industries including Abhishek Bachchan (Actor), Sunil Gavaskar (Cricketer), Geet Sethi (Billiards Champion), Vijay Amritraj (Tennis Champion) , Sabeer Bhatia (Hotmail) and Rohan Sippy (Film Director). In addition, the young Congress Party leader Rahul Gandhi, will share his vision for a new India in a specially taped video address.

The forum will also run nine panel discussions on diverse topics covering every major aspect that is critical to the Indian economy.

Many panels will be moderated by the country's top journalists including Sreenivasan Jain (Managing Editor NDTV) and Senthil Chengalvarayan (President and Group Editorial Director Business Media, CNBC TV18). (ANI)

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Date:Mar 13, 2009
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