Day - 1: Thursday, November 26, 2020

THEME: Virtual - India International Gold Convention 2020: Draft programme schedule

2:00 pm - 2:05 pm
Welcome address
Mr G Srivatsava, President, Foretell Business Solutions Pvt Ltd
2:05 pm - 2:15 pm
Special address by
Dr Paul Fisher, Chairman, London Bullion Market Association
2:15 pm - 2:25 pm
Special address by
Mr David Tait, CEO, World Gold Council
2:30 pm - 2:40 pm
Special address by
Mr Manoj Kumar, Executive Director, International Financial Services Centre Authority (IFSCA)
2:40 pm - 2:50 pm
Special address by
Mr Prithviraj Kothari, President, India Bullion & Jewellers Association
2:50 pm - 3:50 pm
Panel discussion - 1: Global gold markets post Covid-19

Moderator:

Mr Albert Cheng, CEO, SBMA

Panelists

  • Mr Marwan Shakarchi, Chairman, MKS (Switzerland) SA
  • Mr Jeremy East, Senior Advisor for Asia, London Bullion Market Association
  • Mr Martin Huxley, Global Head of Precious Metals, StoneX Group
  • Mr Julian Haskard, VP - Asia Pacific Commodities & Global Fine Art, Brink's Global

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm
Panel discussion - 2: Innovation in exchange marketplace and their impact.

Moderator:

Mr Bhargava Vaidya, B N Vaidya & Associates

Panelists

  • Mr Shivanshu Mehta, Head - Bullion, MCX
  • Mr Nagendra Kumar, Chief Business Officer, NSE
  • Mr Haresh Acharya, Director, Parker Precious Metals LLP
  • Mr Dileep Narayanan, Head Bullion & Treasury, Malabar Group of Companies
  • Mr Amar Singh, Executive Director, J P Morgan

Day - 2: Friday, November 27, 2020

THEME: Virtual - India International Gold Convention 2020: Draft programme schedule

2:00 pm - 2:05 pm
Announcements
2:05 pm - 2:25 pm
Special Session by
Mr V S Sundaresan, Executive Director, Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Panel discussion - 3: Special session in Hindi Where is India bullion and jewellery market and industry headed?

Moderator:

Mr Surendra Mehta, National Secretary, India Bullion & Jewellers Association

Panelists

  • Mr Prithviraj Kothari, RSBL
  • Mr Vikas Singh, MD & CEO, MMTC PAMP
  • Mr Chirag Thakkar, Director, Amrapali
  • Mr Shailesh Shah, Director, S Mahendrakumar Devichand
  • Mr Sameer Patil, CBO, BSE Limited

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Presentation by Purna Chandra Parida, Director, National Institute of Labour Economics Research & Development, on "Summary of study on socio-economic and working condition of karigars in Indian gem & jewellery industry"

Respond to the challenges and converting them into opportunities

Moderator:

Mr P R Somasundaram, MD - India, World Gold Council

Panelists

  • Dr. Purna Chandra Parida, Director, NILERD
  • Mr Radhamanalan P, Associate Vice President - Responsible Outsourcing, ISCM, Titan Company Limited
  • Mr D D Karel, Director, N M Karel & Sons

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Special session
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Panel discussion - 4: Price outlook

Moderator:

Mr Srivatsava G, President, Foretell Business Solutions Pvt Ltd

Panelists

  • Mr Cameron Alexander, Refinitiv - Gold price review and outlook
  • Mr Philip Newman, Metals Focus - Silver price review and outlook

4:45 pm - 4:50 pm
Vote of thanks

* program schedule, agenda subject to change