Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

08 Nov 2011

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November 8th, 2011 (Tuesday)
9.00 AM Registration
9.30 AM -11.00 AM Opening Session

Chair:
 Parthasarathi Shome, Director and CE, ICRIER

9.30 – 9.35  Sung-Joo Han, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, former President, SFIA and Korean Chair of the 10th Dialogue (Head of Delegation, South Korea)

9.35 -9.40  Parthasarathi Shome, Director and CE, ICRIER (Head of Delegation, India)

9.40 – 9.55  Keynote Address by Venu Srinivasan, Past President, Confederation of Indian Industry and Chairman & MD, TVS Motor Company Ltd.

9.55 – 10.15  Joong Keun Kim, Ambassador, Republic of Korea, New Delhi 

10.15 – 10.25  Skand R. Tayal, Indian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

10.25-10.40  N. Sundaradevan**, Principal Secretary to Government, Industries Department, Government of Tamil Nadu 

10.40 -10.45  Book Release and Chair Concludes

10.45 AM Tea Break
11.00 AM – 12.30 PM Session I

Recent Economic Trends in India and Korea

Chair: Chulsu Kim, Former Minister of Trade, Industry, and Energy, former Deputy Director-General, WTO

Speakers:

  • Choong Yong Ahn, Chairman, Presidential Regulatory Reform Committee, Distinguished Professor, Chung-Ang University
  • Kyttack Hong, Professor, Chung-Ang University
  • D. K. Srivastava, Director & Professor, Madras School of Economics
12.30 PM Luncheon Speech

Chair: Skand R. Tayal, Indian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

Guest Speaker: H.W. Park, Managing Director & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd.

13.30 PM -15:00 PM Session II

Indo-Korea Trade Prospects and Non Tariff Measures

Chair: N. Sundaradevan, Principal Secretary to Government, Industries Department, Government of Tamil Nadu 

Speakers:

  • Choong Jae Cho, Associate Research Fellow, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
  • Nisha Taneja, Professor, ICRIER
  • Zothan Khuma, Director, Ministry of Commerce
  • Amit Sarkar, Associate Director ( Indirect Taxes), Ernst & Young Pvt. Ltd
15.00 PM Tea Break
15.30 PM – 17.00 PM Session III

Indo-Korea Foreign Direct Investment

Chair: Dr. U. Sankar, Honorary Professor, Madras School of Economics

Speakers:

  • Chang Ho Kwag, Managing Director, POSRI (POSCO Research Institute)
  • Saon Ray, Senior Fellow, ICRIER
  • Talleen Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion
  • Akhilesh Kumar, General Manager – Program Management (Commercial Vehicles), Tata Motors
19:30 PM Dinner Speech

Chair: Parthasarathi Shome, Director and CE, ICRIER

Guest Speaker: Sung-Joo Han, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, former President, SFIA and Korean Chair of the 10th Dialogue

 
November 9th, 2011 (Wednesday)
10.00 AM – 11.30 AM Session IV

Indo-Korea Trade in Services (Green Energy Development & Other Services

Chair: Choong Yong Ahn, Chairman, Presidential Regulatory Reform Committee and Distinguished Professor, Chung-Ang University

Speakers:

  • Hyun Jae Kim, Research Fellow, Korea Energy Research Institute
  • Saon Ray, Senior Fellow, ICRIER
  • Indian Industry Representative*
11:30 AM Tea Break
11:45 AM 13:00 PM Session V

Global Security Issues: Prospects and Challenges for India and Korea

Chair: Gautam Bambawale, Joint Secretary (East Asia), Ministry of External Affairs

Speakers:

  • Cheol Hee Park, Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University
  • Sanjana Joshi, Consultant, ICRIER
  • W. Lawrence S. Prabhakar, Associate Professor of Strategic Studies and International Relations, Department of Political Science, Madras Christian College
13:00 PM
 
Luncheon Speech 

Chair: Gautam Bambawale, Joint Secretary, East Asia, Ministry of External Affairs

Guest Speaker: Chulsu Kim, Former Minister of Trade, Industry, and Energy, former
Deputy Director-General, WTO

14.00 PM – 15.30 PM Session VI

Concluding Session 

Chair: Sung-Joo Han, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, former President, SFIA and Korean Chair of the 10th Dialogue at Seoul

Cultural Aspects:

  • Taeho Bark, Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University
  • Parthasarathi Shome, Director and CE, ICRIER (Head of Delegation, India)
  Summary of Proceedings:

  • Choong Yong Ahn, Chairman, Presidential Regulatory Reform Committee and Distinguished Professor, Chung-Ang University
  • Nisha Taneja, Professor, ICRIER

Signing of Joint Statement

  • Sung-Joo Han, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, former President, SFIA and Korean Chair of the 10th Dialogue
  • Parthasarathi Shome, Director and CE, ICRIER

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