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2009 Telfer India Forum

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Engaging with Indian Companies Going Global

The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa, in partnership with the Indo-Canada Ottawa Business Chamber, hosted the 2009 Telfer India Forum on February 19, 2009. This half day event involving senior business and government leaders from Canada and India helped Canadian companies better understand how to engage with Indian companies as they play an ever growing role in the global marketplace.

Topics of the conference included:

  • India’s emergence as a global economic power
  • Indian foreign direct investment – what are the trends?
  • Opportunities for Canadian companies to partner with Indian companies going global.
  • Strategies and models for Canadian suppliers as they collaborate with Indian companies
  • The challenges and risks related to doing business with Indian companies in the present environment
  • The Telfer School’s commitment to India and information regarding the new Telfer Focus India program.

Program:

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2009 Conference Materials and Information:

Presentation: Leveraging Human Capital from India in Today’s Global Business Environment
by Navin Dave, Managing Partner for Global Resource Leveraging – KPMG LLP
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Presentation: Engaging with Indian Companies Going Global – The View from New Delhi (PDF) [link no longer available]
By Peter Nesbitt, Regional Vice-President, South and South East Asia - EDC Delhi

Panel Discussion: Indian Investors and Canadian Suppliers
* Available soon

Presentation: Telfer’s Focus India Program 2009 (PDF)  [link no longer available]
By Marvin Hough, Executive in Residence, Telfer School of Management

Flyer: Focus India Program 2009 (PDF) [link no longer available]

Flyer: India – Dealing with the Business Culture Issues (seminar) (PDF) [link no longer available]

Sponsors:

Gowlings

ICICI Bank

KPMG

Partners:

EDC | OCRI | CATA

Ottawa Citizen | TATA Consultancy Services

Ontario Ministry of International Trade and Investment

Telfer India Forum Committee:

Glen Bailey
Director, Executive Leadership Program,
Telfer School of Management

Mark Bolger
Senior Advisor of Asia,
Export Development Canada

Michael Darch
Executive Director, Global Marketing
OCRI

Sonam Devgan
President and CEO,
Algol Semantics Inc.

Barry Gander
Executive Vice President,
CATA

Nishith Goel
CEO,
Cistel Technology Inc.

Mukesh Gupta
Director, Strategic Relations,
Tata Consultancy Services

Marvin Hough
Executive in Residence,
Telfer School of Management

Micheál J. Kelly
Dean,
Telfer School of Management

Mahesh S. Mani
Partner,
KPMG LLP

Thomas Prowse
Partner, Kanata Technology Law Office,
Gowlings

Akhil Tyagi
Area Director, South Asia at the International Trade Branch,
MITI

Date:

February 19, 2009 – (8 am – 1:30 pm)

Location:

Telfer School of Management
Desmarais Building,
55 Laurier East, Ottawa ON

Price:

$75  Regular price
$30 Telfer Students

For more information contact:
Telfer School of Management
55 Laurier East,
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

Tel.: (613) 562-5800 ext 2396
Fax: (613) 562-5332
URL: www.telfer.uOttawa.ca
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