Keynote: “Global Economy and Challenges for Multilateral Policies”
Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India.
Joint Think Tank and Business Session:
Assessing the impact of Geopolitics on business
How do global developments and challenges to trade and investment – including terrorism, civil wars, economic crisis, failed governance, piracy and sanctions – impact business strategy for countries such as Turkey and India
Chair: Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal University; founder member, Gateway House; former CFO Infosys Technologies
Working Session 1:
G20 and New Inclusive Business Models
Can the G20 promote sustainable business development models that address three key goals for inclusiveness: role of the SMEs, interaction of energy and ecology, and arresting rising inequality.
Chair: Rajni Bakshi, Senior Gandhi Peace Fellow, Gateway House
Time: Noon – 1.15 pm
LUNCH BREAK AND GROUP PHOTO 1.15pm – 2:00 PM
Working Session 2:
Trade, investment and development
Investment flows offer new possibilities for achieving developmental targets. The session will examine policy measures (i.e. technology transfer and trade-related investment measures) to facilitate sectoral development in emerging markets through value-added in manufacturing processes. How will mega-trade agreements such as TPP, TTIP and RCEP, impact investment flows?
Chair: K. N. Vaidyanathan, Adjunct Senior Geoeconomics Fellow, Gateway House; Chief Risk Officer, Mahindra Group; former Executive Director, SEBI.
Time: 2:00pm – 3:15pm
Working Session 3:
Financing sustainable infrastructure
The global flow of capital can be used effectively to finance infrastructure needs in the developing world. Equally important are frameworks for investment schemes based on environmental and social sustainability to ensure long-term returns.
Chair: Luis Miranda, Advisor, Gateway House; Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley
Time: 3:15pm – 4:30pm
Working Session 4:
Technology, Services and Skills
Technology is changing business models, skills development and the movement of labour between nations and regions. How can countries with large populations or densely populated areas skill-enable their workforce and create jobs?
Chair: Rajrishi Singhal, Senior Fellow, Geoeconomic Studies, Gateway House
Time: 4:30pm – 5:45pm
Remarks by TEPAV and Gateway House.
Participation: Press conference, exclusive interviews by local and foreign media.