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AGENDA

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Sunday, 28 October
10.00 - 20.00 EARLY REGISTRATION AT THE IMPERIAL HOTEL

Monday, 29 October
6.30 - 20.00 REGISTRATION AT THE IMPERIAL HOTEL

10.00 - 15.45 INDIA IN FOCUS: TWO CONCURRENT PROGRAMS
Participants can register for one of two pre-Forum sessions.

SNAPSHOTS OF AN EVOLVING CULTURE
This session will offer an introduction to India through the cultures, customs, and society of the world's largest democracy.

DOING BUSINESS IN INDIA
This program will offer comprehensive examinations of strategy and execution by businesses in India.

17.00 ADDRESS BY PRIME MINISTER MANMOHAN SINGH

18.00 OPENING TEA AT RED FORT

20.00 PRIVATE HOME DINNERS
Participants will divide into smaller groups for a series of private home dinners. Private home dinner hosts include Delhi corporate and industrial families, fashion designers, entrepreneurs, and government officials.

Tuesday, 30 October
6.30 - 20.00 REGISTRATION AT THE IMPERIAL HOTEL

6.30 - 7.30 BREAKFAST AT RESPECTIVE HOTELS

8.15 - 8.35 WELCOME AND FORUM OVERVIEW

Richard D. Parsons, Chairman and CEO, Time Warner Inc.
P. Chidambaram, Honourable Minister of Finance, India

8.35 - 9.30 MASTERING THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
Across industries, the playing field is changing. How can today's multinationals best tap the enormous potential of global commerce? This panel will discuss the market realities that companies face in the midst of global integration. What social, business, and economic trends are affecting multinationals and how are these companies adapting to the increasingly complex global economy?

Speakers:
Lloyd Blankfein, Chairman and CEO, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Michael Cherkasky, President and CEO, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Vijay Mallya, Group Chairman, UB Group

Moderator: Andy Serwer, Managing Editor, FORTUNE

9.30 - 9.40 NEW PARTNERS, NEW ALLIANCE: INDIA AND GLOBAL COMMERCE

Introduction:
John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Speaker:
Kamal Nath, Honourable Minister for Commerce and Industry, India

9.40 - 10.15 MAPPING AND NAVIGATING THE NEW FLAT WORLD

Introduction:
Jeffrey L. Bewkes, President and Chief Operating Officer, Time Warner

Speaker:
Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Treasury Department

Interviewer:
Thomas L. Friedman, Columnist, New York Times

10.15 - 10.45 SESSION BREAK

10.45 - 10.50 WELCOME BACK AND WELCOME TO THE INDIAN DELEGATION

Geoff Colvin, Senior Editor at Large, FORTUNE
Joseph Liemandt, Chairman, CEO, and President, Trilogy

10.50 - 11.40 INDIA INC. GOES GLOBAL
More and more India-based corporations are competing in the global marketplace—many with great success. What strategies have worked, and what can be anticipated going forward?

Speakers:
Naresh K. Goyal, Chairman, Jet Airways (India) Ltd.
Chandra Kochhar, Deputy Managing Director, ICICI Bank
Anand Mahindra, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
Vineet Nayar, President, HCL Technologies Ltd.

Moderator: Clay Chandler, Asia Editor, FORTUNE

11.40 - 12.25 THE FORTUNE GLOBAL 500: THE IMPACT OF INNOVATION AND DISRUPTORS
For this session, Clayton Christensen, the world's leading authority on innovation disruption and management, will take lessons from the historical shifts of the FORTUNE Global 500 and project their consequences into the future. To determine the long-term trends at play, he considers such questions as: How much does marketplace globalization really matter? SIs the emergence of new suppliers and markets disruptive in the way that new technologies have been disruptive? What new disruptions are likely to evolve from competition over resources or neglect of the environment?

Introduction:
David Kirkpatrick, Senior Editor, Internet and Technology, FORTUNE

Speaker: Clayton Christensen, Professor, Harvard Business School, and Author, The Innovator's Dilemma and The Innovator's Solution

12.25 - 12.55 INNOVATION AND DISRUPTION: THE CEO VIEW

Speakers:
Michael Dell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dell
S. Gopalakrishnan, CEO and Managing Director, Infosys Technologies Ltd.

Moderator:
David Kirkpatrick, Senior Editor, Internet and Technology, FORTUNE

12.55 - 14.00 LUNCHEON

14.10 - 14.55 GLOBALIZATION: THE IMPACT ON POWER BRANDS
Global brand management is a deliberate give-and-take process that begins with a brand's attributes and moves on to a careful analysis of how those specific traits translate in a new setting. How does globalization impact brand value? Leaders from different industries who have established brand penetration in a variety of global marketplaces will share what worked and what did not.

Speakers:
Michael Birkin, Vice Chairman, Omnicom Group Inc.
Marc Mathieu, Senior Vice President, Global Brand Marketing and Creative Excellence, The Coca-Cola Co.
Raj Subramaniam, Senior Vice President, International Marketing, FedEx Services

Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Editor at Large, FORTUNE

14.55 - 15.05 SWITCH BREAK

15.05 - 16.05 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Participants can choose one of four concurrent sessions.

1. Media and Entertainment in India: A Global Conversation

Speakers:
Rashmi Bansal, Editor, Publisher, and Co-founder, JAM Magazine
Rajjat Barjatya, Managing Director, Rajshri.com
Sharad Devarajan, CEO, Virgin Comics
Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor in Chief, CNN/IBN
Rajiv Verma, CEO, Hindustan Times

Moderator: Richard Siklos, Editor, FORTUNE

2. Cracking the Indian Market
Penetrating the Indian market has been challenging for most multinationals. How have marketing strategies had to be adapted to achieve success in India? What hurdles have presented themselves? This panel will draw from the experiences of multinationals who have worked to crack the Indian market to discern lessons learned from their successes and challenges.

Speakers:
Manvinder Singh Banga, President, Foods, Unilever Worldwide
Carol Bartz, Executive Chairman, Autodesk, Inc.
Rama Bijapurkar, Founder, Rama Bijapurkar Management Consulting
Sanjay Nayar, Chief Executive Officer, India , Area Head, Bangaldesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, Citi

Moderator: Sheridan Prasso, Contributing Editor, FORTUNE

3. India's Retail Revolution
What will be the future face of Indian retail? Although some domestic retailers have developed national presences and international retailers are seeking access to Indian consumers, the marketplace is still dominated by millions of family grocery stores, tea stalls, and tobacco stands. In the fight to get a retail foothold in India, foreign investors are planning to invest some $25 billion over the next five years. What are the major regulatory, marketing, and cultural issues that big box retailers face as they attempt to operate within a diverse Indian environment?

Speaker:
Kishore Biyani, Managing Director, Pantaloon Retail (India) Ltd.
H. B. Lee, President & CEO, South West Asia, Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
Arvind Singhal, Chairman, Technopak

Moderator: John Elliott, Contributor, FORTUNE

4. Innovation and Disruption

Speakers:
Clayton Christensen, Professor, Harvard Business School, and Author, The Innovator's Dilemma and The Innovator's Solution
Brad Gambill, Managing Director, Innosight Asia
Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro Ltd

Moderator: Marc Gunther, Senior Writer, FORTUNE

16.05 - 16.15 SWITCH BREAK

16.15 - 17.00 POWER PLAY: FUELING GROWTH
Rapidly developing economies account for a significant share of the world's energy consumption—and potential carbon emission—and over the coming decades. As Indian industry explores methods to power the country's burgeoning economy, what innovative models might it pioneer? Globally, how have alternative energy sources and energy-efficient technologies developed to meet public and private sector needs? What policy frameworks stimulate and support the adoption of sustainable energy practices?

Speaker:
Jayarama Chalasani, Director, Reliance Energy Ltd
Michael Splinter, President and CEO, Applied Materials, Inc
Leena Srivastava, Executive Director, Tata Energy and Resources Institute
Tulsi Tanti, Chairman, Suzlon Energy, Ltd.

Moderator: Marc Gunther, Senior Writer, FORTUNE

17.00 - 17.20 CONVERSATION: A VIEW FROM BAGDHAD

Speakers:
Aparisim "Bobby" Ghosh, Baghdad Bureau Chief, Time Magazine
John Huey, Editor in Chief, Time Inc.

17.20 - 18.20 FREE TIME

18.45 - 22.00 RECEPTION AND GALA DINNER AT OLD FORT, Hosted by the City of New Delhi

22.15 - 23.15 BLUE LABEL NIGHTCAP, Sponsored by Johnnie Walker

Wednesday, 31 October
6.30 - 15.00 REGISTRATION AT THE IMPERIAL HOTEL

6.30 - 7.30 BREAKFAST AT RESPECTIVE HOTELS

8.00 - 9.00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Participants can choose one of four concurrent sessions.

1. STAFFING A GLOBAL CORPORATION
What do global demographics look like for the next 25 years? How do you attract and retain managerial talent in a global economy?

Speakers:
Prith Banerjee, Senior Vice President, Research, and Director, HP Labs, Hewlett-Packard Co.
Susan Bloch, Chief Culture Officer, Reliance Retail Ltd.
Anand Pillai, Vice President and Global Head, Talent Transformation and Intrapreneurship, HCL Technologies Ltd.
Srini Srinivasan, Managing Director, India, Hay Group

Moderator: Geoff Colvin, Senior Editor at Large, FORTUNE

2. REDEFINING THE GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICALS INDUSTRY
What are the implications of Indian companies' successes in manufacturing low-cost generic drugs? Is this a viable means of producing affordable drugs for the world's poor? Do current patent issues threaten to undermine incentives for cutting-edge research? What will be the future role of partnerships? Do Indian pharmaceuticals stand to redefine the industry?

Speakers:
Seth Berkley, President and CEO, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
Dennis Gillings, Chairman and CEO, Quintiles Transnational Corp.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairman and Managing Director, Biocon Ltd.
Malvinder Mohan Singh, CEO and Managing Director, Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.

Moderator: Steve Koepp, Executive Editor, FORTUNE

3. PAVING THE NEW SILK ROAD
Last year trade between the Gulf States and India and China totaled nearly $30 billion. Trade between India and China alone topped $1 billion a month. How will this affect the regions' economies, and what might be the political impact?

Speakers:
Dominic Barton, Director, Asia, McKinsey & Company
Victor Chu, Chairman and CEO, First Eastern Investment Group

Moderator: Rik Kirkland, Senior Editor at Large, FORTUNE

4. INVESTING IN INDIA: THE ROLE OF PRIVATE EQUITY
Private-equity investment has skyrocketed in India as the country's high-growth market has attracted capital from around the globe. What distinguishes investment strategies in India from those in other developing markets? How have local legal and regulatory environments, corporate governance standards, infrastructure conditions, and cultural norms influenced investment decisions? Will excess liquidity create challenges for future investors? Which sectors have proven particularly profitable for Private Equity investors? And what has been the overall impact of PE investment on Indian businesses themselves? This panel will explore the nature and implications of private equity investment in India and consider trends that will shape the playing field in the years and decades ahead.

Speakers:
Manisha Girotra, Managing Director, Chairperson, UBS - India
Rajeev Gupta, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group, India
Rajesh Khanna, Managing Director, Warburg Pincus India Pvt. Ltd.

Moderator: Adam Lashinsky, Senior Writer, FORTUNE

9.00 - 9.10 SWITCH BREAK

9.10 - 9.15 WELCOME BACK

Amit Mitre, Secretary General, FICCI
Robert Friedman, International Editor, FORTUNE

9.15 - 10.00 CAPITAL MARKETS
Strong, stable financial markets are critical for economic growth, but the nature of these markets varies widely across emerging economies. India's weak corporate bond market and unusually high cost of debt, for example, create challenges unique from those posed by the inefficiencies of China's behemoth banking sector. What factors have contributed to the evolution of these particular features, and what policy shifts might pave the way for smoother growth? In an age of global finance, what has been the broader impact of the current liquidity crisis on capital markets in Asia and elsewhere?

Speakers:
M. Damodaran, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Board of India
Robert Morse, Managing Director and CEO, Asia Pacific Markets and Banking, Citi
Vivek Paul, Managing Director, Texas Pacific Group

Moderator: Allan Sloan, Senior Editor at Large, FORTUNE

10.00 - 10.50 GLOBALIZATION'S WINNERS AND LOSERS
Even though the global economy has grown faster than it has for decades, not everyone-or every country-is benefiting from the prosperity boom. Skepticism about globalization can be found not only in underdeveloped and emerging countries, but also among some economists in the U.S. and E.U. This discussion will bring out the opportunities and risks of globalization now and going forward.

Speakers:
Diana Farrell, Director, McKinsey Global Institute
Stephen S. Roach, Chairman, Morgan Stanley Asia
Shashi Tharoor, Former United Nations Under-Secretary General for Communications and Public Information, and Author, India: From Midnight to the Millennium and Beyond
Laura D'Andrea Tyson, Professor, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley

Moderator: Peter Gumbel, Editor, FORTUNE

10.50 - 11.10 PERSPECITVES ON INDIA'S GROWTH

Introductions:
Sanjay Nayar, Chief Executive Officer, India; Area Head, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, Citi

Speaker:
Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, India

Interviewer: Robert Friedman, International Editor, FORTUNE

11.10 - 11.50 BUSINESS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
What is the proper role of business dealing with critical social issues such as health care, education, poverty, sustainability, and more? How does the perceived role change from country to country, region to region, and globally? What has been done that works?

Speakers:
Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, Chairman, E.L. Rothschild Ltd.
Nandan Nilekani, CEO and Managing Director, Infosys Technologies Ltd.
Padmasree Warrior, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Motorola, Inc.

Moderator: Geoff Colvin, Senior Editor at Large, FORTUNE

11.50 - 12.00 CLOSING REMARKS AND ADJOURN

Robert Friedman, International Editor, FORTUNE

12.00 CONCLUDING NETWORKING LUNCHEON

Wednesday, 31 October and Thursday, November 1
SIDE TRIP: A LOOK AT BUSINESS AND CULTURE IN KOLKATA
Kolkata, Capital of West Bengal and India's fourth largest city, is best known for its cultural and educational influence on all of India. The city is also the business, commercial and financial hub for Eastern India. In addition, infrastructure projects are abounding as the city prepares itself for the future.

Hosted by Richard Parsons, Chairman and CEO, Time Warner Inc., "A Look at Business and Culture in Kolkata" will offer participants a first-hand look at the current state and future plan for Kolkata and West Bengal. On the evening of 31 October, participants will enjoy dinner hosted by one of Kolkata's most influential business people, joined by some of Kolkata's most interesting residents. On 1 November, the group will take a first hand look at what a few FORTUNE 500 companies are doing in Kolkata and talk to students at one of Kolkata's leading universities. After a quick tour of the city's highlights, the group will enjoy lunch and conversation with West Bengal's Chief Minister and other key officials.

*Please note that participation in this one-day side trip is first-come, first-served and limited to 50 people. Additional registration fees apply.



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