PM to deliver keynote address at VivaTech

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote address at the 5th edition of VivaTech on June 16, an official statement said on Tuesday.

Mr Modi has been invited as a Guest of Honour to deliver the keynote address.

Other prominent speakers in the event include President of France Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sánchez, and Ministers and MPs from various European countries.

The event will also witness participation of corporate leaders like Mr Tim Cook, CEO, Apple, Mr Mark Zuckerberg, Chairman and CEO, Facebook and Mr Brad Smith, President, Microsoft among others, the statement said.

VivaTech is one of the largest digital and startup events in Europe, held in Paris every year since 2016. It is jointly organized by Publicis Groupe – a prominent advertising and marketing conglomerate and Les Echos – a leading French media group. It brings together stakeholders in technology innovation and the startup ecosystem and includes exhibitions, awards, panel discussions and startup contests.

The event is scheduled to be held between June 16 and 19.