The 26th Global Symposium was successfully held in New Delhi from 12 – 13 December 2016 with support from Industry, leading associations,  Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) and ISRO, Department of Space, GoI. Microsoft was the Technology Partner and was the Technology Partner.

Amitabh Kant, MD and CEO of NITI Aayog was the chief guest. TKA Nair was the Chairman of the International Advisory Council and Adesh Jain was the Program Director.