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The Dragon and the Elephant:
Understanding the Development of Innovation Capacity
in China and India

Washington, DC
September 24-25, 2007


Session 1: India and China in the Global Economy

Arvind Panagariya, Columbia University

Sean Dougherty, OECD Economics Department

Session III: Human Capital Development

V.S. Ramamurthy, Chairman, Indian Institute of Technology

Vivek Wadhwa, Harvard School of Law Wertheim Fellow

Jai Menon, IBM Corporation

Session IV: Keynote Speech

Satyanarayan Gangaram “Sam” Pitroda, Chairman, Indian Knowledge Commission

Session V: Capital Markets and Investment

Oded Shenkar, Ohio State University

Sandra Lawson, Goldman Sachs

Session VI: Research and Commercialization Infrastructure


Mu Rongping, Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Venkatesh Rao Aiyagari, Science and Engineering Research Council,
Department of Science and Technology, India

Session VII: Legal Environment: Competition Policy, Standards, and Intellectual Property

Alan Wm. Wolff, Dewey Ballantine, Moderator

Pete Suttmeier, University of Oregon

Shamnad Basheer, George Washington University Law Center
and Bhaven Sampat, Columbia University

Soonhee Jang, Eli Lilly

Multinationals’ Experience

James W. Jarrett, Intel Corporation

Simultaneous Sessions

Session I: ITC Products and Services

Ashish Arora, Carnegie Mellon University

Jason Dedrick, University of California at Irvine

Balaji Yellavalli, Infosys Technologies

Session II: Automobiles and Aerospace Manufacturing

Paul T. McCarthy, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Jane Zhao, University of Kansas School of Business

Warren Harris, Incat, a Tata Technologies Company

Session III: Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Vincent Ling, Dragonfly Sciences, Inc.

Kuan Wang, National Institutes of Health

Session IV: Energy

Trevor G. Houser, China Strategic Advisory

Lifeng Zhao, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government