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Conference on Future of the Digital Economy: Cross Currents in Emerging Regimes

 

Date: 25th March 2019

Venue: Silver Oak Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

 

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Agenda

 

10:00AM – 10:30AM : Registration and Networking Breakfast

 

10:30AM – 10:50AM : Welcome Remarks

Rajat Kathuria, Director and CE, ICRIER

Peter Cherukuri, Executive Director, Data Catalyst Institute

 

10:50AM – 11:15AM: Key Note Address

Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary, Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India

 

11:15AM – 12:30PM: High Level Panel Discussion on Future of the Digital Economy

 

Moderator: Rajat Kathuria, Director and CE, ICRIER

 

Panelists:

Ankhi Das, Public Policy Director, India, South and Central Asia, Facebook

Asoke Kumar Mukerji, Former Permanent Representative to UN, Govt. of India

Rajan S. Mathews, Director General, Cellular Operators Association of India

Sanjeev Bikchandani, Co-Founder and Executive Vice-Chairman, Info-Edge

 

12:30PM – 01:15PM: Lunch

 

01:15PM – 01:35PM: Special Address

Gopalakrishnan S. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India

 

01:35PM – 02:45PM: Panel Discussion I

Data Security: Emerging Discourse on Encryption and Localisation

 

Moderator: Deepak Maheshwari, Director – Govt. Affairs, Symantec

 

Panelists:

Madan M. Oberoi, Special Commissioner of Police (Special & Tech Cell), Delhi Police, Govt. of India

Mudit Kapoor, Associate Professor Of Economics, Indian Statistical Institute

Ritesh Kumar Singh, Founder and Chief Economist, Indonomics Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

Shahana Chatterji, Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.

 

02:45PM – 03:00PM: Tea Break

 

03:00PM – 04:15PM: Panel Discussion II

Identity & Authentication in India’s Digital Economy

 

Moderator: Prasanto K. Roy, Senior Director, FTI Consulting

 

Panelists:

Apar Gupta, Executive Director, Internet Freedom Foundation

Smitha Krishna Prasad, Associate Director, Centre for Communication Governance, National Law University Delhi

Vaibhav Kakkar, Partner, L& L Partners Law Offices

Wriju Ray, Chief Business Officer, IDfy

 

04:15PM – 04:30PM: Closing Remarks

Peter Cherukuri, Executive Director, Data Catalyst Institute

Rajat Kathuria, Director and CE, ICRIER

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