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ID Symposium 2024

Here’s the full schedule for ID Symposium 2024, India Design ID’s action-packed platform for discussing cutting-edge design ideas.


Book your tickets to come and hear world-renowned architects, interior designers, and creative leaders from 15-18 February 2023 at NSIC Grounds, Okhla, New Delhi. 



Thursday, 15 February

Fair timings: 11 am – 7 pm

ID Symposium begins with an opening ceremony at 12 pm. 

Our key speakers on this day include Shabnam Gupta, Verendra Wakhloo, Salil Sadanandan, Preeti Singh, Sandeep Khosla, Christiane Lemieux, Sumayya Vally, Amit Syngle among others.


Schedule for Day 1:

12-12:45 pm

Opening Ceremony: Diya Lighting


12:45-1:30 pm

Panel Discussion. Salil Sadanandan, Deepika Jindal
Topic: Building Brands and Legacies


1:30-2:15 pm

Talk: Kate Malone. 

Topic: An Addiction to Clay


2:15-3 pm

Panel Discussion: Shabnam Gupta, Sandeep Khosla and Verendra Wakhloo in conversation with Preeti Singh. 

Topic: The Role of the Vernacular in the Indian Contemporary Design Language


3-3:45 pm

A Dialogue: Sumayya Vally in conversation with Kaiwan Mehta. 

Topic: A Life in Architecture


3:45-4:30 pm

Talk. Christiane Lemieux. Topic: Design, AI, Social Media, and the Future of Design


4:30 pm onwards

Panel Discussion. Amit Syngle, Sandeep Bogadhi, Rikki Kher, Avinash Kumar and Parag Tandel in conversation with Manju Sara Rajan. Topic: Forecasting Colours & Materials for India


Join us for the Asian Paints Evening Party at ColourNext Pavilion from 6:30pm onwards


Friday, 16 February

Fair timings: 11am – 7pm 

ID Symposium begins at noon. 

Our key speakers on this day include Peter Zumthor, Odile Decq, Anjali Mody, Sarah Sham, Phillippe Fouche, Arjun Malik and more.

Schedule for Day 2:

12:30-1:10 pm

Panel Discussion. Anjali Mody, Ekta Parekh, Farah Ahmed and Sarah Sham. Topic: Women in Design: The Multiple Hats We Wear to Run a Successful Design Practice


1:10-1:45 pm

Talk. Madhav Raman. Topic: Building in the Time of Climate Change


1:45-2:30 pm

Panel Discussion. Raghu Rai, HH YKC Wadiyar, Nikhil Mehra. Topic: Deciphering Design


2:30-3:15 pm

Talk. Odile Decq. Topic: Architecture, Design and Education


3:15-4 pm

A Dialogue. Peter Zumthor in conversation with Bijoy Jain


4-4:45 pm

Talk. Phillippe Fouche. Topic: Transcending Form: How an Approach to Light, Space, and Life is Shaping SAOTA’s Designs Internationally


4:45-5:30 pm

Talk. Arjun Malik. Topic: Recovery and Catalysis: In Search of Equilibrium


Join us for a panel discussion at the ID Collectible Pavilion with Gunjan Gupta, Samuel Barclay, Mortimer Chatterjee and Maria Porro in conversation with Shalini Misra, from 1-2 pm. 

Saturday, 17 February 

Fair timings: 11 am – 7 pm 

ID Symposium begins at noon. 

Our key speakers and panellists on this day include Karin Bucher, Thomas Karrer, Nuru Karim, Ambrish Arora, and more. 

Schedule for Day 3:

12:00-1 pm

Film Screening. The Power of Utopia: Living with Le Corbusier in Chandigarh. Directed by Karin Bucher & Thomas Karrer


1-1:30 pm

Panel Discussion. Karin Bucher, Thomas Karrer and Siddhartha Wig in conversation with Amit Khanna. Topic: The Power of Utopia: Living with Le Corbusier in Chandigarh


1:30-2:05 pm

Talk. Sonali Rastogi Topic: Designing Tomorrow: Defining India’s Next Decade in Architecture


2:05-2:45 pm

Talk. Nuru Karim. Topic: Architectural Catalysts

Shaping a Green Future through Innovation and Sustainability


2:45-3:30 pm

Talk. Amanda Talbot. Topic: Tilly (Amanda’s Heart-Centred AI)


3:30-4:15 pm

Talk. Ambrish Arora. Topic: Be the Change You Want To See


4:15-5 pm

Talk. Joe Doucet. Topic: Creative Opportunities Sustainability Provides to Problem Solving


5-5:45 pm

Joint Talk. Raghuram Venkatesan and Shogo Kawata. Topic: Exploring a New Space in Digital Society: Transcending the Digital Realm, Unlocking Simultaneous Positive Digital Experiences for Multiple People



NSIC Ground, NSIC estate, Okhla Industrial Phase III, Okhla Industrial Estate, Outer Ring Road, Opposite Kalkaji Temple, New Delhi, NCR- 110020, India

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