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TRADE ENGINE FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH

Venue: Holiday Inn Metrodome, Minneapolis

Thursday, November, 03rd 2011

Registration & Breakfast: 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM

GLOBAL TRADE SUMMIT - Opening Session:08:00 AM to 08:45 AM
  • ICC President Seann Nelipinath - Welcome Remarks, Agenda and Business India
  • Hon. Mayor of Minneapolis, R.T. Rybak -(USA) Welcome to the Host Cities.
  • Hon. Mayor of Saint Paul, Chris Coleman - (USA) Opening Comments
  • Hon. Secretary of State, Mark Ritchie - (USA) Opening Comments
  • Exec. Director, Katie Clark, Minnesota Trade Office - Opening Comments
  • Dr. V. V. Chari, University of Minnesota — Global Economics and Data
  • Hon. Governor of Minnesota, USA Mark Dayton (invited)
  • Hon. Minister of Commerce / Representative from Embassy of India
  • Hon. Consul General of India, Mrs. Mukta Tomar* - opening comments
  • Mr. Mahendra Nath, Chairman, Nath Group of Companies, USA
  • Dr. William Toscano, Head of Division Environmental Sci. School of Public Health, Univ. of Minnesota, USA
  • Mr. Gopal Khanna, Sr. Fellow University of Minnesota, Past CIO, State of Minnesota, USA
  • Andrea Berton, US Commercial Services, International Trade Associate, US Dept. of Commerce
  • Tim Odegaard, India Representative from Minnesota Trade Office

Introduction to delegates from India -
  • Indu Shahani PhD, Chairman and Dean of HR College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai, India
  • Dr. Prem Nair, Chairman and Medical Director of Amrita Institute of Medical Science, India*
  • Dr. Lakshmanan Nagarajan, Head of Tamil Nadu Vet. Sciences University & Amrita Inst. of MS, India
  • Mr. Lalji Bagri, Telecom and Energy, MP, India
  • Anoop Narayanan Esq., ANA Law Group, Mumbai, India
  • Snehal Mazoomdar CPA, President of Indo American Society, Mumbai, India
  • Aditya Malkani, S. P. Management Institute, Mumbai, India
  • Dhruv Sayani, S. P. Management Institute, Mumbai, India
  • K. P. Harinath, Director, KNR Constructions, Bangalore, India
  • K. J. Reddy, Executive Director, KNR Constructions, Hyderabad, India
  • Guests from participating countries and significant others


BREAKOUT SESSIONS
"WORKING AGENDA"


EDUCATION: "Emerging Models of Partnership"09:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Description Collaborative efforts between partners in diverse countries create new learning models to address specific global business challenges.
  • Partnerships can afford vital global experience for relevant international student exchanges.
  • Nurturing Relevant skills for an innovative global marketplace.
  • How can the American Accreditation process frame expectations for Institutions in India?
Moderator Gopal Khanna, Senior Fellow at University of Minnesota and Past CIO State of Minnesota
Speakers Panel
  • Indu Shahani PhD, Exec. Vice President of IB Schools, Chairman and Dean HR College, India
  • Sri. Zaheer PhD, Interim Dean, Carlson Management School, University of Minnesota, USA

BIOTECH-HEALTHCARE: "Affordable Innovative Models, Technologies & Diagnostics"09:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Description Affordable healthcare delivery and infrastructure models for emerging markets and beyond.
  • The Benefits and challenges of digital records.
  • States in India seeking partnership opportunities.
  • What can we learn from each other’s shortcomings?
Discussion on the feasibility of developing "biotech cooperatives"
  • Pooling available resources from participating countries/ business entities
  • Biotech opportunities in India and future.
Moderator/s
  • William Toscano PhD, Professor and Division Head, University of Minnesota, Dean (Public Health)
  • Sakthikumar Ambady PhD, MQP Lab Director, Dept. Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute., USA
Speakers Panel
  • Dr. Lakshmanan Nagarajan, Professor and Head of Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Science University and visiting Professor at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. India
  • Dr. Boris Bershadsky PhD, Director, Cleveland Clinic, USA
  • Dr. Suvas Desai, Urologist and Advisor to Ruia Group (ESSAR—USA)


KEYNOTE SESSIONS

LEGAL & TRADE: "Legal Partnerships in India— Is it working?"11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Description
  • Legal Partnerships in India— is it working? Assessing the cultural and professional impacts.
  • Discuss Transportation and Trade Compliance & Regulations in context with exploring opportunity for India market
Speakers Panel
  • Anoop Narayanan Esq. - ANA Law Group, Mumbai, India.
  • Brent Wm. Primus Esq.— Transportation Law Expert, USA, Primus Law Firm, PA, USA

Working Lunch Break / Networking (12:00 PM to 12:50 PM)


GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS PANEL - Global Trade Partnerships01:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Description As International relations grow increasingly more complex; officials are directed to be more involved in the National agenda. Officials from global regions and levels discuss the importance of their evolving roles and how they can facilitate trade partnerships.
Moderator Hon. Elizabeth Kautz, Mayor of Burnsville, Minnesota, USA (Past President, US Conference of Mayors)
Speakers Panel
  • Hon. Commerce Minister /Representative from Embassy of India*
  • Hon. Mukta Tomar, Consul General of India*
  • Hon. Martin Loken, Consul General of Canada.
  • Hon. Ana Luisa Fajer, Consul General of Mexico
  • Hon. Mark D. Ritchie, Secretary of State of Minnesota
  • Hon. Sen. Patricia Torres Ray, State of Minnesota
  • Anoop Narayanan Esq. ANA Law Group, India

GLOBAL INNOVATION SUMMIT— "Integrated Partnership Model"03:00 PM to 04:30 PM
Description Adapting and learning from successful global models and thereby integrating relevant spokes to the wheels of innovation is the need of today. Presenting perspective and an opportunity to engage and partner in growth.
Speakers Panel
  • Hon. Sam Pitroda – Chairman, National Innovation Council, India (Keynote & Chief Guest)*.
  • Ronald Phillips PhD., American Biologist and Regents Professor at University of Minnesota, USA

Summit Closing Note followed by Networking - 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Paul Kuttikadan / Vineet Sinha


GLOBAL VIP AND ANNUAL DINNER
Venue: TCF Bank Stadium (Indoor Club Room)
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Seann Nelipinath, ICC President, Welcome and Annual Gathering Summary
  • Mr. Jaya Kumar, President, PepsiCo, Global Nutrition Group, USA (Dinner Keynote Address)
  • Hon. USA Senator Amy Klobuchar, (USA) (invited)
  • Hon. Governor of Minnesota, USA Mark Dayton (invited)
  • Hon. Secretary of State, Mark Ritchie, State of Minnesota Felicitate Minnesota Businessman
  • Hon. Mayor of Minneapolis, R.T. Rybak -(USA)
  • Hon. Mayor of Saint Paul, Chris Coleman - (USA)
  • Hon. Mayor of Burnsville, Elizabeth Kautz - (USA)
  • Hon. Chairman Sam Pitroda, of the National Innovation Council of India (invited)
  • Hon. Consul General of India, Mrs. Mukta Tomar*
  • Hon. Consul General of Canada, Mr. Martin Loken, USA
  • Hon. Ambassador of Kenya to USA, Elkanah Odembo (invited)
  • Indu Shahani PhD, Chairman and Dean of HR College of Comm. and Econ., India - Thank you
  • Dr. Prem Nair, Chairman and Medical Director of Amrita Institute of Medical Science, India*
  • Dr. Lakshmanan Nagarajan, Head of Tamil Nadu Vet. Sciences University & Amrita Inst. of MS, India
  • Mr. Lalji Bagri, Telecom and Energy, UP, India
  • Anoop Narayanan Esq., ANA Law Group, Mumbai, India
  • Snehal Mazoomdar CPA, President of Indo American Society, Mumbai, India
  • Aditya Malkani, S. P. Management Institute, Mumbai, India
  • Dhruv Sayani, S. P. Management Institute, Mumbai, India
  • K. P. Harinath, Director, KNR Constructions, Bangalore, India
  • K. J. Reddy, Executive Director, KNR Constructions, Hyderabad, India
  • Jeffery Hoekstra, Executive, Gartner Inc., USA
  • Dr. William Toscano Phd., Head of Division of Environmental Sci. School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
  • V. V. Chari PhD, Prof. Economics Department, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Mr. Mahendra Nath, Chairman, Nath Group of Companies, USA
  • Dr. Boris Bershadsky, Director, Cleveland Clinic, USA
  • Dr. Ronald Phillips, Regents Professor at University of Minnesota, USA
  • Scott Gilmore, Communications Director, PepsiCo Global Nutrition Group, USA
  • Gopal Khanna, Sr. Fellow University of Minnesota, Past CIO, State of Minnesota, USA
  • Andrea Berton, US Commercial Services, International Trade Associate, US Dept. of Commerce
  • Tim Odegaard, India Representative from Minnesota Trade Office


BUSINESS-2-BUSINESS DAY
Friday, November, 04th 2011

B2B—Site Visits and Partnership Meetings9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Description Pre-Scheduled visits to corporations, requires separate registration and availability.
Interested delegates are requested to register online or send an email to connect@indiachamber.org
Coordinator ICC Business Relations (registered B2B delegates schedule will be notified via email)

*Programs subject to changes or cancellations


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