Virtual Release of the Report Liberalisation of Wine Trade under the India-Australia CECA
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Moderator(s): Mr. Anil Wadhwa, Former Ambassador; Distinguished Fellow, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF)

10:00 AM – 11:15 AM: Inaugural Session
Welcome Address & Chair: Dr. Deepak Mishra, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)
Keynote Address: H. E. Mr. Manpreet Vohra, High Commissioner, High Commission of India, Canberra, Australia
Release of the Report “Liberalisation of Wine Trade under the India-Australia CECA” by the dignitaries.
Special Remarks 1: H. E. Ms. Sarah Storey, Chargé d’Affaires, Australian High Commission, India
Special Remarks 2: Mr. Kuntal Sensarma, Economic Advisor – Economic and Trade Division, Abattoir and NMPPB, Skill Development, FSSAI, Ministry of Food Processing Industry (MoFPI), Government of India
Presentation of the Key Findings of the Report
Dr. Arpita Mukherjee, Professor, ICRIER
Concluding Remarks: Dr. Deepak Mishra, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM: Panel Discussion on “Enhancing Trade and Collaborations in Wines under the India-Australia CECA”

Panelists:
 Dr. Badri Narayan Gopalakrishnan, Head – Trade and Commerce, NITI Aayog, Government of India
– Ms. Nita Kapoor, CEO, International Spirits and Wines Association of India (ISWAI)
– Mr. T. S. Vishwanath, Legal Expert on Trade, Principal Adviser, APJ-SLG Law Offices; and Co-Founder, RV-VeKommunicate LLP
– Mr. Con Livissianis, Chapter Chair – Agribusiness, Australia India Business Council (AIBC)
– Mr. Rahul Singh, Founder & CEO, Beer Café and Trustee & Past President, National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI)
– Mr. Tony Battaglene, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Grape & Wine

12:15 PM – 12:45 PM: Question & Answer

12:45 PM: Vote of Thanks by Ms. Eshana Mukherjee, ICRIER

 

Place : Online Event

2 Jun, 2023