Summit Schedule

October 7th:

8am – 8:30am Coffee and Cookies – Meet and Greet

Inauguration: 8:30am – 9:00am

U.S. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi
Dr Tom Murray - Creighton Provost - Welcome Address


9:00am – 9:30am US - India relations – The Asian Context Dr Charles Morrison - ex President - East West Center
9:30am – 10:15am India – US relations – Current state & future prospects Dr Shashi Tharoor – ex Minister of State – External Affairs
10:15am – 10:30am Break
10:30am – 11:00am US-India Geopolitical Relations – Current State and Future Prospects – US Perspective U.S. Congressman Jeff Fortenberry
11:00am – 11:30am India - US Geopolitical Partnership – Indian Perspective Mr. Tarun Vijay – exMP & Ideological mentor of BJP/RSS
11:30am – 12:00 noon Panel Discussion – Geopolitical

Moderator -Jim Clifton

Panelists – U.S. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, Dr Shashi Tharoor,  Mr Tarun Vijay and  Dr Charles Morrison

Noon to 1pm – LUNCH – for speakers, sponsors & invited guests only
Remarks by The Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, Creighton University President


1pm to 1:45pm American Values & Building the Future through Mentoring ex U.S. Congressman & Coach Tom Osborne

Business – Economic:

1:45pm – 2:05pm Indian Economy – Current state & Future Prospects Amit Chandra – Head Bain Capital India
2:05pm – 2:25pm Doing Business in India & the United States – A comparative perspective Raj Kalathur – CFO, Deere & Company
2:25pm – 2:45pm Indo-US Economic partnership & its Global Impact Jim Clifton – CEO - Gallup
2:45pm to 3:15pm Panel Discussion – Economic

Moderator - Mike Johanns

Panelists – Jim Clifton, Amit Chandra, Raj Kalathur and Dr Charles Morrison

3:15pm – 3:45pm Opportunities for Collaboration between American & Indian Cities Mary Kane – President Sister City International

Dinner – 6pm onwards - for speakers, sponsors & invited guests only
6pm – 6:30pm – Social Hour
6:30pm – 7pm – “The Ping-Pong Game of Ideas between India & the USA” – Suketu Mehta - Celebrated Indian Author.
7pm - Dinner