US-India interests and worldviews are presently converging in unprecedented ways in the Indo-Pacific. How are relations between these two democracies evolving for a post-pandemic era in this vital region? What does the first 100 days of the Biden administration tell us?
6:30-6:35 PM IST | 9:00-9:05 AM EDT – Conference Moderator Welcome
Deepa Ollapally, Director, Rising Powers Initiative and Research Professor of International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
6:35-6:55 PM IST | 9:05-9:25 AM EDT – Keynote Remarks
Joseph C.C., Pro-Vice Chancellor and Professor, Department of International Studies, Political Science and History, CHRIST (Deemed to be University).
Brian Heath, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission and Minister-Counselor for Management Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India.
Alyssa Ayres, Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University; Adjunct Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations
6:55-7:40 PM IST | 9:25-10:10 AM EDT – Panel Remarks and Moderated Conversation
Daniel Twining, President, International Republican Institute (IRI)
“Taking US-India Relations Forward: Why Values Matter”
Joshua White, Associate Professor of Practice of South Asia Studies and Fellow, Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asia Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS, Washington, D.C. and Nonresident Fellow in the Foreign Policy program at The Brookings Institution
“Security and Strategy in the Indo-Pacific: Deepening the Partnership”
Richard M. Rossow, Senior Adviser and Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies at Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), Washington, D.C. CSIS
“Post Pandemic Economics: New Prospects for Cooperation”
Madhumati Deshpande, Department Coordinator (Head of Department) and Assistant Professor, Department of International Studies, Political Science and History, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore.
N. Manoharan, Associate Professor of International Studies, Department of International Studies, Political Science and History, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore
7:40-8:00 PM IST | 10:10-10:30 AM EDT – Audience Q&A
This conference is being held in partnership with The George Washington University, US Department of State and CHRIST (Deemed to be University).