Centre for Internet & Society

Udbhav Tiwari participated in a panel titled "The New Cold War: Information and Cyber Wars" at the Second India Think Tank Forum organized by ORF, the Think Tank Programme at UPenn and the McKinsey Institute between 19 to 21 June 2017 at Claridges in New Delhi.


June 19, 2017
18.00 – 18.30 – Registration
18.30 – 18.40 – Welcome Remarks
18.45 – 20.00 – Big Politics: OBOR, India, and the Liberal International Order

This panel will explore the emerging trends in geo-politics and the implications thereof on the liberal international order. It will explore the rise of China, in particular the ambitious Belt & Road Initiative and in its strategic and economic impact on Asia. It will discuss the role of the U.S. and Europe in what is now referred to as the Asian century. Lastly, it will discuss India’s role as a liberal actor in a rapidly changing global order.

Chair: Sanjaya Baru, Distinguished Fellow, USI
Indrani Bagchi, Diplomatic Editor, Times of India
Lt. Gen. Aditya Singh, Senior Fellow, Delhi Policy Group
Nitin Pai, co-Founder, Takshashila Institute
Seshdari Vasan, Chennai Centre for China Studies, Chennai

20.00 – 20.30 – Three Years of the Modi Government: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

In Conversation: Smt. Smriti Irani, Union Cabinet Minister for Textiles, Govt. of India.

20.30 - Dinner

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