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9:00 A.M. | Registration

10:00 A.M. | Opening Keynote

Sandip Somany | President, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Krishnamurthy Subramanian | Chief Economic Advisor, Government of India

Moderator: Milan Vaishnav | Director and Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace South Asia Program

Sponsored by FICCI

11:00 A.M. | From the Campaign Trail: Jayant Sinha

        Jayant Sinha | Minister of State for Civil Aviation; MP, Hazaribagh 

11:30 A.M. | Keynote: The Modern Media Landscape

Barkha Dutt | Journalist; Author

Moderator: Irfan Nooruddin | Director, Georgetown University India Initiative; Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani Professor of Indian Politics

12:30 P.M. | 2019 Elections

Rick Rossow | Wadhwani Chair in US-India Policy Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Seema Sirohi | Columnist, Economic Times

Moderator: Milan Vaishnav | Director and Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace South Asia Program

1:30 P.M. | Lunch Break

4:00 P.M. | Plenary Session: Crisis Diplomacy in South Asia 

Ambassador Hussain Haqqani | Former Pakistani Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the United States

Ambassador Teresita Schaffer | Former U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka

Dhruva Jaishankar |  Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies,  Brookings India and the Brookings Institution

Moderator: Ambassador Richard Verma | Former U.S. Ambassador to India 

          

Sponsored by McLarty Associates in memory of Ambassador Howard Schaffer

5:00 P.M. | Closing Plenary: The Significance of a Century 

Ramachandra Guha | Historian; Author