Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

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Programme

International Conference

Governance & Development: Views from G20 Countries

20-22 August 2014,  New Delhi

20 AUGUST, 2014 (WEDNESDAY), JACARANDA, INDIA HABITAT CENTRE

19:30 Inaugural Lecture: Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Former G20 Sherpa of India
20:00 Welcome Dinner

21 AUGUST, 2014 (THURSDAY), JACARANDA, INDIA HABITAT CENTRE

9:30-10:00 Registration
10:00-11:00 Inaugural Session

Keynote Address: Arvind Mayaram, Secretary, Ministry of Finance

11:00-11:15 Tea/Coffee Break
11:15-12:45 Session 1: How will Quantitative Easing unravel?

Chair: Rathin Roy, Director, NIPFP

Panel:

1. Subir Gokarn, Director, Brookings India

2.Alok Sheel, Secretary, Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council

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3. Heribert Dieter, Senior Research Associate, The German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin

 

Q&A

12:45-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:45 Session 2: Danger Posed by Shadow Banking Systems to the Global Financial System

Chair: Barry Sterland, Australia’s G20 Finance Deputy

Panel:

1. R Gandhi, Deputy Governor, RBI

2. Tokuo Iwaisako, Senior Research Fellow, Policy Research Institute, Japan; Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Japan

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3. Abheek Barua, Chief Economist, HDFC

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Q&A

15:45-16:00 Tea/Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Session 3: G20 and International Tax Reform 

Chair: Jaimini Bhagwati, RBI Chair Professor

Panel:

1. Barry Sterland, Australia’s G20 Finance Deputy

2. Satya Poddar, Tax Partner, Ernst & Young

3. Ashima Goyal, Professor, IGIDR

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4. Arbind Modi, Joint Secretary (Tax Policy & Legislation), Ministry of Finance*

 

Q&A

19:30 Dinner Reception, Magnolia, India Habitat Centre

22 AUGUST, 2014 (FRIDAY), GULMOHAR, INDIA HABITAT CENTRE

9:00-10:30 Session 4: Imperatives of Raising Manufacturing Growth and Employment in Low-income Countries

Chair: Anwarul Hoda, Professor, ICRIER

Panel:

1. Ajay Shankar, Member Secretary, National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council

2. Maurizio Cellini, Head of Economic and Trade Section, EU Delegation to India

3. Prema-chandra Athukorala, Professor of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

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4. Nagesh Kumar, Head, UN-ESCAP South and South-West Asia Office

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Q&A

10:30-10:45 Tea/Coffee Break
10:45-12:30 Session 5: Implications of Innovation in Alternative Energy Sources

Chair: Rajat Kathuria, Director & Chief Executive, ICRIER

Panel:

1. Ramprasad Sengupta, Distinguished Fellow, IDF

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2. Nitin Pandit, Managing Director, WRI India

 

Q&A

12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Session 6: Reforming the International Organisations (IOs): Potential Conflicts and Way Forward

Chair: Pierre Jacquet, President, Global Development Network

Panel Discussion:

1. Thomas Richardson, Senior Resident Representative, IMF

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2. Arvind Virmani, India’s Representative to IMF

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3. Denis Medvedev, Senior Country Economist, World Bank

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4. Heribert Dieter, Senior Research Associate, The German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin

5. Cesar Augusto Vermiglio Bonamigo, Chargé d’Affaires, Embassy of Brazil

 

Q&A

15:30-15:40 Closing Address: Lise Grande, UNDP Resident Representative
  Vote of Thanks: Rajat Kathuria, Director & Chief Executive, ICRIER

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