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Conference on India and Italy in the Global Economy: Enhancing Trade and Co-operation
 November 1, 2007

Magnolia Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi

Session details, presentation and papers are available in downloadable format.
Inaugural Session
Chair: Dr Shankar N Acharya
Member, Board of Governors of ICRIER & Chairman, Kotak Mahindra Bank 
Special Address: Mr Roney Simon
Director (Italy), FICCI 
Keynote Address: Mr Nicolo’ Tassoni Estense                       
Economic and Trade Counselor,
Embassy of Italy, New Delhi 
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Session I: India and Italy in the Global Economy – Trends & Issues
Chair: Dr Vivek Dehejia
Professor, ICRIER 
Speaker Prof Fabrizio Onida
Bocconi University, Italy
[download presentations 
Discussant Mr G V Srinivas
Director (Europe), Ministry of External Affairs, GOI 
Session IIIndian and Italian Multinationals
Chair Prof Rajendra K Jain
Centre for European Studies, JNU 
Speakers Dr Andrea Goldstein
Senior Economist, OECD
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Dr Amitendu Palit

Visiting Fellow, ICRIER
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Discussants Mr Giuliano Enea 
MD, Finmeccanica Dr Rashmi Banga
Economist, UNCTAD-India     
Session III: Italian and Indian Banks: Recent Trends and Growth Opportunities
Chair: Dr Rupa Rege Nitsure
Chief Economist, Bank of Baroda
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Speakers Prof M De Cecco
Scuola Normale Superiore
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Dr Mandira Sarma 

Fellow, ICRIER  
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Discussants Mr Anurag Bhatia
Vice President – Europe Delivery 
NUCLEUS Software Exports Ltd.
Session IV: The Emergence of India as a Service Hub – Implications for Italy
Chair Mr Stefano Chiarlone
UniCredit Group 
Speaker Ms Sonia Pant
Deputy Director
Ministry of Commerce and Industry, GOI
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Discussants Mr T SVishwanath 
Senior Director & Head 
International Trade Policy, CII, New Delhi

Mr Francesco Gazzoletti

Manager Governmental Programme
IBM India Private Limited
Round Table on India and Italy: Assessing Complementarities & Building Competitiveness
Moderator Mr Nicolo’ Tassoni Estense
Economic and Trade Counselor
Embassy of Italy, New Delhi
Participants Mr Giancarlo Lamio
Italian Trade Commission, New Delhi

Mr Suniti Varma

K K Consulting, New Delhi

Mr Bruno Valanzuolo 
Chief Technical Advisor, UNIDO
Mr Jacopo Gasperi 
Partner Studio Petrucci e Associati, Milano Counsel Titus & 
Co. Advocates, New Delhi

Mr Shantanu Mukerji
General Manager
Zegna South Asia Pvt. Ltd.

Mr Giovanni De Filippis 
Managing Director
Fiat Automobile India Pvt Ltd, Mumbai


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