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2013 India Conference

Innovating, Investing, and Adapting in the Wake of New Economic Reforms

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cornell Hall
D-313 Atrium

As India moves towards a new economic order with market oriented reforms in areas such as foreign direct investment in the retail sector, power trading exchanges and deregulation of commodities, there are high growth expectations for the country's economy as well as great opportunities among the global business and investment communities. Do you want to learn about how this new economic order will provide businesses around the world with increased opportunities to more easily participate in India's burgeoning economic growth, enter its markets and serve its 1.3 billion population?

The 2013 India Conference will review some of the key opportunities, drivers and challenges associated with doing business with, and investing in India. You will hear from influential leaders active in Indian business and investment, and understand some of the trends and emerging opportunities in the areas of innovation and finance, as well as hear leaders' own growth stories.



3:00 - 4:00pm       Registration & Check-In
4:00 - 4:30pm       Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address
4:30 - 4:45pm       The Indian Economy: An Overview
4:45 - 5:45pm       Panel Discussion I: Innovation: India 2013
                              A New Hub of Innovation
5:45 - 6:00pm       Break & Refreshments
6:00 - 7:00pm       Panel Discussion II: Finance: India 2013
                              Is It Business As Usual?
7:00 - 9:00pm       Networking Reception

Registration $15 and Academic Registration $10        




        Gunjan Bagla | Consultant, Founder and Managing Director, Amritt, Inc.
        Shekhar Chitnis | Founder, CEO and President, Chisk Inc. and Chitnis Consulting Inc.
        Bhagwan Chowdhry | Professor of Finance, UCLA Anderson
        Navneet S. Chugh | Managing Partner, The Chugh Firm
        Vandana Mangal | Executive Director, Easton Technology Leadership Program,
                                       UCLA Anderson
        Vinay Nair | Founder and CEO, Ada Investments
        Arvind K. Singhal ('82) | Chairman, Technopak
        Romain Wacziarg  | Professor of Global Economics and Management,
                                         UCLA Anderson  


Organizers: SABA South Asian Business Association and UCLA Anderson School of Management, Center for Global Management

Sponsors: CISA Center for India and South Asia, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Easton Technology Leadership Program, and IBA International Business Association








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