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9th Annual International G20 Conference

Re-imagining Globalisation: Views from G20 countries

June 8-9, 2017

Jacaranda Hall, India Habitat Centre

New Delhi, India

 

Day 1: June 8, 2017 (Thursday), Jacaranda Hall, India Habitat Centre

 

09:30 – 10:00

 

Conference Registration and High Tea

                                                         

10:00 – 10:45

Inaugural Session:

 

Welcome Address: 
Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

 

Chief Guest Address:

Arvind Subramanian,  Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India

 

Special Address:

Rakesh Mohan, Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University and Distinguished Fellow at Brookings India

 

10:45 – 11:00

 

Tea/Coffee Break

 

11:00 – 11:15

 

Reflections on the process and outcome of the T20 process during Germany’s G20 presidency


Axel Berger, Researcher,  The German Development Institute (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik – DIE)

 

11:15 – 12:30

 

Session 1: Global Economic Growth and Policy Coordination

Chair:  Shankar Acharya, Honorary Professor, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

 

Panel:

Heribert Dieter, Senior Fellow, The German Institute for International and Security Affairs

 

Errol D’Souza, Professor, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)

 

Ratna Sahay, Deputy Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

12:30 – 14:00

 

Lunch

 

14:00 – 15:30

 

Session 2: Evaluating Global Financial Architecture and Regulatory Practices – Progress and Way Forward

 

Chair: Y V Reddy, Former Governor – Reserve Bank of India

Panel:

Jaimini Bhagwati, RBI Chair Professor,  Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

 

Ashima Goyal, Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)

 

Rakesh Mohan, Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University and Distinguished Fellow at Brookings India

 

Chetan Subramanian, Professor, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB)

 

15:30 – 15:45

 

Tea/Coffee Break

 

15:45 – 17:15

 

Session 3: Climate Financing for Sustainable Growth

 

Chair:  Ajai Malhotra, Distinguished Fellow & Senior Adviser (Climate Change), TERI

 

Panel:

Amar Bhattacharya, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development Programme, Brookings Institution 

 

Naina Lal Kidwai, Chair, FICCI Sustainability, Energy & Water Council & Chairman, Max Financial Services Ltd. 

 

Naoyuki Yoshino, Dean, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

17:15 – 17:45

 

Tea/Coffee Break

 

17:45 – 19:15

Annual G20 Address:

Chair: Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Former Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission,  Government of India

 

Speaker: Viral Acharya, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Discussant: Chetan Ghate, Professor, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) and Member, Monetary Policy Committee, Reserve Bank of India

19:15

 

 

 

Dinner Reception

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2: June 9, 2017 (Friday),  Jacaranda Hall, India Habitat Centre

 

09:15 – 09:30

 

Registration and High Tea

9:30 – 11:00

 

Session 4: Trade and Investment in an era of Protectionism

 

Chair: Anwarul Hoda, Chair Professor, Trade Policy & WTO Research Programme, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

 

Panel: 

Saurabh Garg, Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Government of India

 

Matthias Helble, Senior Economist, Co-Chair – Research, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

 

Sebastian Saez, Lead Economist and Coordinator of the Trade and Competitiveness, The World Bank, India

11:00 – 11:15

 

Tea/Coffee Break

 

11:15 – 12:30

 

Session 5: Migration and its Discontents

 

Chair: Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

 

Panel: 

Axel Berger, Researcher, The German Development Institute (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik – DIE)

 

S. Irudaya Rajan, Professor, Centre for Development Studies (CDS)

 

Sher Singh Verick, Deputy Director, Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office – India, International Labour Organization (ILO)

 

12:30 – 12:45

 

Concluding Remarks and the Way Forward

 

Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

 

12:45

Lunch

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