Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

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ICRIER-CSIS Track 1.5 Conference on India-US Security Relations

Conference Hall – II

India International Centre (IIC) Main Building

September 10, 2015

09.00 – 09.15: Registration

09.15 – 10.00: Opening Session

Welcoming Remarks : H.K. Singh, Kathleen Hicks

Inaugural Remarks : Lalit Mansingh, Rajat Kathuria

Keynote Address : Dr. S. Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary

10.00-10.15 Coffee Break

10.15-13.30 Part I: Strengthening the Strategic Partnership

10.15—11.45

Panel 1: Global and Regional Security Cooperation

[Asian power balance, Af-Pak and China-Pak challenges, Cooperative Security Framework in the Indo-Pacific (Joint Strategic Vision), Rule-based Regional Security Order (EAS)]

Chair: Lalit Mansingh

Speakers

US: Peter Lavoy (NSC), General John Campbell, Nikhil Khanna (Raytheon)

India: Shyam Saran, H.K. Singh, K.C. Singh

Comment

Amandeep S. Gill (MEA)

11.45—1200 Coffee Break

12.00—13.30

Panel 2: Defence Cooperation and Trade

[2015 Defence Framework Agreement: Joint Operations, Joint Exercises, HA/DR, Academic Cooperation between War Colleges, UN Peacekeeping]; [Export Controls, Technology Control, DTTI, Commercial Transactions]

Chair: Kathleen Hicks

Speakers

US: Dave Shear (DOD), Ingrid Henick (Cohen Group)

India: Adm. Arun Prakash (Retd.), Brig. Arun Sahgal (Retd.)

Comment

Brig. Gurmeet Kanwal (Retd.), Vinay Kwatra (MEA)

13.30—14.30 Lunch

14.30—17.00 Part II: Emerging Dimensions of Security Cooperation

14.30—15.45

Panel 3: Homeland Security and Counter Terrorism Cooperation

Chair: Maj. Gen. Dipankar Banerjee

Speakers

US: Dr. Rita Sue Guenther (NAS), Mark Tesone (US Embassy)

India: Rana Banerji, Vinay Kwatra (MEA)

15.45—16.00 Coffee Break

16.00—17.00

Panel 4: Global Commons

[Outer Space, Oceans, Atmosphere, Cyber]

Chair: Rick Rossow

Speakers

US: Rahul Madhavan (USIBC), Gen. James Cartwright (CSIS)

India: Dr. Arvind Gupta (Dy. NSA), Santosh Jha (MEA)

17.00—18.00 Closing Session

17.00-17.15

Summary of take-aways/recommendations

Sanjay Pulipaka and John Henry Schaus

17.15-18.00

Interaction with Shri Ajit Doval, K.C., NSA

Vote of Thanks: H.K. Singh, Rick Rossow

18.00—19.00: Free Time

18.00-19.00 Walk in Lodhi Garden (Recommended)

Concluding Dinner

19.00-20.30 Dinner (all participants) at Terrace Pergola, adjacent to Conference Hall-II, 2nd Floor, IIC

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