9th International GOLD SUMMIT & Excellence Awards - Creation of India Fix in Next Five Years 2016 – Shangri-La's Eros Hotel, New Delhi

9th International
GOLD SUMMIT & Excellence Awards
                     - Creation of India Fix in Next Five Years -
   September 29, 2016 – Shangri-La's Eros Hotel, New Delhi

TENTATIVE PROGRAMME
9:00 am – 10:00 am
REGISTRATION

10:00 am – 11:00 am

INAUGURAL SESSION
Introductory Address:
Shri D S Rawat, Secretary General, ASSOCHAM

Welcome Address:
Shri Sunil Kanoria, President, ASSOCHAM

Theme Address:
Shri S K Jindal, Chairman, Investment & Investors’ Protection Committee, ASSOCHAM

Address:
Shri Somasundaram P R , Managing Director India, World Gold Council (WGC)

Address:
Shri Mrugank M Paranjape, MD & CEO, Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX)

Address:
Shri Chandan Sinha,  Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

Inaugural Address by Chief Guest:
Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs  

Vote of Thanks:
Shri Sankar Sen, Chairman, National Council of Gems & Jewellery, ASSOCHAM
Q & A

11:00 am – 11:30 am
Tea/Coffee Break

11:30 am – 1:00 pm





Session I: Regulatory Updates, Monetization of Gold and Future Directions
·        Role of government in responsible Gold / Gold Dore sourcing by Nominated Agencies
·        Metal Gold Loans 
·        Gold Monetization Scheme: Getting ready to unlock power of yellow metal
·        Current factors affecting the gold prices
·        How can India generate investment into its Gold Mining Sector?
·        Taxation on gold – Comparison between India & Rest of World
·        Will Ashok Chakra Gold Coins would monetize glitter trade in India?

            Chair: Mr. Somasundaram P R , Managing Director India, World Gold Council (WGC)

v  Mr. S K Jindal, Chairman, Investment & Investors’ Protection Committee, ASSOCHAM
v  Mr. Sunil Kashyap, MD – Head of Asia, Scotia Mocatta, Hong Kong
v  Mr. Rajesh Khosla, MD, MMTC – PAMP India Pvt. Ltd.
v  Mr. Andrew Bone,  Executive Director, Responsible Jewellery Council, London
v  Mr. Munindra Verma, Sr. President & Country Head, Transection Banking Group, YES Bank
v  Mr. Bhargava Vaidya, B N Vaidya & Associates
                                                                             Q & A

1:00 pm – 2.00 pm
LUNCH


2:00 pm – 3:15 pm






Session II:  Panel Discussion on The International Gold Market : Developments and Changing Scenario

  • India’s Gold Market from International Perspective
  • International set up for Gold Banks
  • Shanghai-How fix has changed globally
  • International tax scenario in Gold –Tax Chain on Gold
  • The challenges of global gold demand and supply
  • Impact of slowdown in gold on the global economy
  • Opportunities in the worldwide Gold Equity Markets
  • Minted Gold Investment products in India
  • Implementing due diligence in gold supply chains


Moderator: Mr. S K Jindal, Chairman, Investment & Investors’ Protection Committee, ASSOCHAM

v  Ms. Rhona O’Connell, Head of Metals – GFMS, Supply Chain and Commodities Research and Forecasts, Thomson Reuters GFMS, London, United Kingdom

v  Mr. Philip Klapwijk, MD, Precious Metals Insights, Hong Kong

v  Mr. Jeffrey Rhodes, CEO, Zee Gold DMCC.

v  Mr. Gerhard Schubert, Founder, Schubert Commodities Consultancy DMCC
v  Mr. Harish Pawani, Director, Bin Sabt Jewellery LLC, Dubai, U.A.E.

Q & A
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Tea/Coffee Break


3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Session III: Bullion Trading - Opportunities and Challenges in Investing

  • Sovereign Gold Bonds vs. Gold ETFs
  • Making India as Asia’s Gold Trading Hub
  • Bullion hub-China Vs India
  • Gold Exchange-India fix through local exchange
  • Price fix and local trading
  • Role of Public Sector Undertakings in Bullion Industry
  • Role and Implications of NBFCs in gold loans

Moderator: Mr. Sankar Sen, Chairman,  National Council of Gems & Jewellery, ASSOCHAM

v  Mr. Sudheesh Nambiath, Senior Analyst- Precious Metals, Thomson Reuters GFMS
v  Mr. Shivanshu Mehta , Vice President – Business Development , MCX
v  Mr. Naveen Mathur, Associate Director, Angel Commodities Broking Pvt. Limited
v  Mr. Chirag Sheth, Consultant and In-charge Precious Metals research – Indian Subcontinent, Metals Focus Ltd.
v  Mr. Keyur Shah,  CEO - Precious Metals Business, Muthoot Pappachan Group

Q & A


4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Session IV:  Consumer Perspective, Standards and Skill Development for Gold Industry
·        The Gold Standard’s in India – The Current Status
·        Consumer Perspective – Bullion Refining, Testing & Hallmarking – Impact on Indian Jewellery Trade
·        Code of conduct for Gold Jewellery
·        Marketing handicraft skills of India
·        SME Manufacturing in Gold Jewellery
·        Gold Recycling: Understanding Market Drivers and Industry Challenges
·        Movement from unbranded to branded jewellery and increase in fashion dictated buying

Speakers:
v  Smt. Alka Panda, Director General, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
v  Mr. Sankar Sen, Chairman, National Council of Gems & Jewellery, ASSOCHAM
v  Mr. Anil Kansara, CEO, Gujarat Gold Centre Pvt. Ltd.
v  Mr. Bhargava Vaidya, B N Vaidya & Associates
v  Mr. Ishwar Jalan, Director, S Jalan & Co.
Q & A

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