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Program Schedule - IIGC 2006

Day One - 18th August 2006

9:00 – 9:30 AM

Registration of delegates with Tea Served
Delegate Kit Sponsored By Religare Commodities Ltd.

9:30 – 10:30 AM

Inauguration Ceremony
Keynote Address by Shri S Sundareshan, IAS, Chairman, Forward  Markets Commission 
Special Address by Mr. Jignesh Shah, MD & CEO, MCX
 
Address by President, Bombay Bullion Association
MCX LEADERSHIP AWARD CEREMONY

10:30 – 11:00 AM

Tea Break

Bullion - Supply & Demand Scenario: 

 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Launch of Gold Survey 2006 - Hindi Version Sponsored By Rand Refinery Ltd.
Supply and demand scenario for gold & Silver - Mr. Paul Walker, CEO, GFMS

Supply and demand scenario for gold / silver in India       Mr. Bhargava Vaidya, B N Vaidya & Associates

Gold Supply Threats and the Risks if Asian central banks discover the Yellow Metal - Mr. Russ Blinch, Editor in Charge – Commodities, Asia, REUTERS

Investment demand – the new driver for gold/silver with specific reference to ETF. Mr. Sanjeev Agarwal, MD, World Gold Council
International Perspective on ETF - Mr. Bruce Ikemizu, Mitsui and Co. JAPAN

Opportunities & Risks in Gold Investing - Mr. Marino  Pieterse, Editor, GoldLetter International

Commodity exchanges – Guiding the Growth - Mr. Joseph Massey, DMD, MCX
Mr. Framroze Pochara, CEO, DGCX

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Lunch Sponsored by Hundia Exports

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Cross-border trade in bullion and Jewellery

Current business environment and the way forward

Panel: 
Sanjeev Agarwal, MD, WGC
The President, Bombay Bullion Association; 
Mr. Lamon Rutten, JMD, MCX
Mr. Mark Lynch, MD & CEO, Citigold Corporation Ltd.

Open for discussion

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Tea Break

Mining and Refining in India and abroad:

 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

The Gold Industry in Australia - production and mining - Mr. Chris Towsey, COO, Citigold Corporation Ltd, Australia

Refining opportunities and challenges in India - Mr. James Jose, MD, Chemmanur Gold Refinery Pvt. Ltd.

 Open for discussion
 4:45 PM – 5:30 PM
 

Special Session on “Using Options Effectively”  Mr. G. Ramachandran, Managing Partner, HedgeGear, IIM C & Teaching-Research Fellowship at University of Iowa, Independent Financial Analyst for Wall Street Investment Banks, Columnist, Guest Faculty at IIM B]

 6:30 PM Onwards

Networking Cocktail Dinner Sponsored By 
Kotak Mahindra Bank

Day Two – 19th August 2006 

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Networking High Tea Sponsored By Rand Refinery Ltd.

Risk Management:

 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Currency risk management for bullion traders -  Mr. Jamal Mecklai, Mecklai Financial

Using Options for risk management -  Mr. Diwakar Jagannath, Ikon Global, NewYork*

Managing price risk through exchange trading - Mr. Anjani Sinha, MCX

Open for discussion

Operation of hedge funds for commodities markets - Mr. Gnanasekar Thiagarajan, Commtrendz Risk  Management Services (P) Ltd

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM

Tea Break 

ODL Securities

Price Outlook on Gold & Silver:

11:30 AM – 1:15 PM

Mr. Paul Walker, CEO, GFMS
Mr. S Venkatraghavan, Altos Advisory Services Ltd
Mr. Naveen Mathur, Head–Commodity Operations, Religare Commodities Ltd 
Mr. Nazim Ali, VP, R&D, Aurum Commodities and Financial Services India Ltd.

Mr. Gaurav Arora, Jaypee International
Mr. G Srivatsava, Foretell Business Solutions Pvt Ltd

Global Fundamental Developments and Price Outlook on Silver Mr. Kushal Thaker, Commodity Futures Trader and Investor

 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM
   Open for discussion

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Vote of Thanks

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

 Lunch Sponsored By Kunvarji Commodities

* Subject to change without intimation