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MA 18 RK th Oc THE tob DA MIBC CONFERENCE 2012 er TE! 20 BUSINESS INDIA: WHAT NEXT? 12 There is much concern over the continuing slowdown in global economic growth given the ever present crisis in the Euro Zone, the sluggish growth in the OBJECTIVES: United States and the sixth straight quarter contraction in the Chinese • Is the present momentum in trade and investments economy. Although the World Bank, in its East Asia and Pacific Economic between Malaysia and India sustainable? update released recently, gave some hope that Asia will able to withstand this • Are there storms ahead for India? global slowdown somewhat, the fact remains that the markets mentioned • Will India stay on course? above are among the biggest for both Malaysia and India and are bound to affect our growth. HIGHLIGHTS: Lately, concerns have also been expressed over the political and economic • Eminent speakers, with an in depth knowledge of India will developments in India and how these are going to impact on the Malaysian give insights into the developments within India and its future business and investment community which is already beginning to face directions. difficulties, problems and undue hardship there. • The luncheon will be graced by YB Dato’ Seri Mustapa bin Mohamad (Minister of International Trade and Industry), who For Malaysia and India, 2011 was indeed a very good year as Malaysia’s total will also make an official address. trade with India reached a new high to US$12.54 billion, an increase of 32.7% SPEAKERS MODERATOR from the previous year. Malaysian exports increased by 34.6% to US$9.2 billion • Dr Isher Ahluwalia (Confirmed) • Mr Sandip Das making India our 11th largest trading partner, the 7th largest export destination • Mr Amitabh Kant (Confirmed) and 14th largest source of imports. For India, Malaysia was the 21st largest • Dr B K Modi (Confirmed) export destination and 19th largest source of imports. • Mr Brahmal Vasudevan (Confirmed) • Mr Gurcharan Das (TBC) The two-way investments between the two countries have also been increasing • Mr Sam Satyanarayan Pitroda (TBC) particularly in the manufacturing sector for India while Malaysians have been • Mr Shashi Tharoor (TBC) moving into the mining and quarrying sectors, in finance, insurance/takaful activities and construction. Given the developments in and around the region, it For further enquiries, kindly contact: EVENT SECRETARIAT is very unlikely that 2012 could equal the record of the previous year, leaveBUSINESS INDIA: T 03 214 241 05 F 03 214 214 01 E firstname.lastname@example.org alone surpass it. WHAT NEXT? 18th October 2012 So mark this date, 18 October 2012 on Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre your calendars and we’ll send you more HALF-DAY CONFERENCE information on the conference soon! www.mibc.com.my
MA 18 RK th Oc THE tob DA MIBC CONFERENCE 2012 er TE! 20 BUSINESS INDIA: WHAT NEXT? 12 PROGRAM Guest Arrival and Registration 08:00 am - 09:00 am Welcome Address by YB Tan Sri Dato Krishnan Tan 09:00 am - 09:15 am Keynote Speaker 09:15 am - 10:00 am Presentation of souvenirs 10:00 am - 10:15 am Break with refreshments 10:15 am - 10:45 am Speaker 1 10:45 am - 11:15 am Speaker 2 11:15 am - 11:45 am Speaker 3 11:45 am - 12:15 pm Moderated Q&A by Mr Sandip Das 12:15 pm - 01:00 pm Luncheon Address by YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed 01:00 pm - 01:15 pm Lunch and Lunch Speaker (Dr B.K. Modi) 01:15 pm - 02:30 pmBUSINESS INDIA: WHAT NEXT? 18th October 2012 Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre www.mibc.com.my
MA 18 RK th Oc THE tob DA MIBC CONFERENCE 2012 er TE! 20 BUSINESS INDIA: WHAT NEXT? 12 SPEAKER’S PROFILE Dr Isher Judge Ahluwalia She is an acclaimed Economist, with a Ph.D from MIT, an author and currently Chairperson, Board of Governors of the Indian Council for Research on Moderator Mr Sandip Das International Economic Relations (ICRIER). She brings with her a vast experience on issues such as urban infrastructure, manufacturing, planning, food, water, human resource management and promoting regional economic co-operation and integration in Asia. Mr Amitabh Kant He is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Maxis He is currently the CEO and MD of the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation. He has extensive experience in infrastructure Communications Berhad. A creation, International Marketing, Travel & Tourism and Hospitality industry. He has conceptualized and executed the positioning and branding of well-known figure in the telecoms Kerala as “God’s Own Country” and later the “Incredible !ndia” campaign, both of which have won several international awards. The DMICDC is a space, he joined Maxis in mega infra-structure project of USD90billion with financial and technical aids from Japan, covering an overall length of 1,483km between the political January 2007 after an impressive and business capital of India, i.e. Delhi and Mumbai. track record with Hutchison Essar Dr B K Modi Limited (now known as Vodafone Essar Limited), one of India’s He is described as a global visionary and billionaire entrepreneur, futurist, philanthropist and peacemaker, author and film producer. He heads the largest mobile operators in India, Spice Global Group, a conglomerate worth US$2.0 billion, with a presence in India, SAARC countries, ASEAN and Africa, through its varied range of where he started its operations products, which also includes Voice, Data, Computing services and mobile VoIP technology. From his early days, Dr B K Modi has always shunned from scratch in 1994 and left the conformity in order to embrace the future. He calls himself a “Futurepreneur” with 30 years of business leadership behind him and has always lived company as its Deputy Managing and worked on the principal philosophy of challenging conventional wisdom. He is a Chemical Engineer and an MBA from S California and was Director. He holds a Masters of awarded a Ph.D in Financial Management. He has also been conferred a D Litt in Industrial Management. Business Administration degree Mr Brahmal Vasudevan from the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, and a He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Creador established in 2011. He previously spent 11 years as a General Partner and Managing Director Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical of ChrysCapital, a leading private equity firm focused on growth capital investments in India. He was part of the senior leadership team that grew assets Engineering from the Regional under management from $64 million to $2 billion. Prior to joining ChrysCapital, Mr Brahmal was at ASTRO, a pay-TV operator in South East Asia, where Engineering College (now the he was involved in strategy, marketing and expansion into neighbouring countries. Mr Brahmal started his career at BAT and also worked at the Boston National Institute of Technology), Consulting Group. He also established the Pacific Straits Foundation, a charitable foundation focused on the education of less-privileged children in Rourkela, India. South and South East Asia. Mr Brahmal holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and graduated with First Class Honors in AeronauticalBUSINESS INDIA: Engineering from Imperial College, London. WHAT NEXT? Other speakers invited but who have yet to confirm their attendance include Mr Shashi Tahroor, MP and former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of India and Mr Sam Pitroda, Adviser to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations. He holds close to 100 18th October 2012 Worldwide patents and has published and lectured widely in the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia. Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre www.mibc.com.my
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