DAY 1, SATURDAY, JANUARY 6

➢ Plenary Session I

  • Cultural Programme and film about the Indian Diaspora by the India Heritage Centre
  • Welcome Remarks
  • Plenary Keynote by Smt. Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister, Government of India
  • Guest Keynote by Guest of Honour, Singapore
  • Address by dignitaries from ASEAN countries

➢ Plenary Session II
ASEAN-Indian Partnership and the new world order

➢ Plenary Session III
Role of Indian Diaspora in ASEAN-Indian Partnership

  • Chief Ministers
  • Other ASEAN Dignitaries
Lunch – Keynote Address or Conversation

➢ Plenary Session IV
Diaspora in ASEAN: Achievements and Aspirations, inspiring success stories from ASEAN.

➢ Plenary Session V
Presentation by select institutions, individuals and start-ups that are making significant social and economic impact on the lives of people in India.

Breakout Sessions
  • Consular Issues
  • Strengthening Cultural Links: Role of Diaspora and Governments
  • Connecting Youth Diaspora
Gala Dinner
  • Speeches by EAM and GoH
  • Cultural programme: Artists from Singapore, other ASEAN countries, and India
DAY 2, SUNDAY, JANUARY 7

➢ Plenary Session

ASEAN-Indian Economic Partnership and the role of the Diaspora

Break-out Sessions
  • IIMaginarium: Startups, Innovation and Technology, along with Digital India and Fintech
  • Giving back to India - Inspirational stories of social impact initiatives by the Diaspora
  • Education, Research & Technology: Leveraging and connecting with the Diaspora
  • Financing and the Indian growth story - Financial Roundtable
  • Make in India
  • Ayurveda conference
Buffet Lunch and networking
  • Invest in STATES – Parallel State Sessions
  • Smart and Sustainable urban solutions: India, ASEAN and Singapore experience

The programme is subject to changes. The Organiser reserves the right to cancel or revise the timing and content of the programme. (Updated as at 05 October 2017)