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NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW

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CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT- :Live Link's

 

International Legal and Policy Conference on the Future of Transport

Opportunities and Challenges in Aviation and Space Industry

February 2-3, 2020

AGENDA

DAY 1 (2 February 2020)

8.30AM

Registration Desk Opens – Auditorium, NALSAR University

(Breakfast is served  in NALSAR Mess between 7.30AM to 9.00AM)

 

10.00AM - 11.00AM

Inaugural Session & Keynote Address

Live Streaming link : https://vimeo.com/388638183

Announcement of Winners – 1st Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Air and Space Law and Policy Essay Competition. Release of Indian Journal of Air and Space Law and CADL Newsletter.

  • Padma Shree, Dr. Y.S. Rajan, Distinguished Professor (Fmr.), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
  • Mr. GBS Raju, Chairman, Airports, GMR Group
  • Mr. Rakesh Asthana, Director General, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security
  • Mr. T Krishna Prasad IPS, DGP and Chairman Road Safety Authority, Telangana
  • Justice A. Muhamed Mustaque, Kerala High Court

11.15AM - 11.40AM

FiresideChat
 Live Streaming link : https://vimeo.com/388640940

Padma Shree, Dr. Y.S. Rajan, Distinguished Professor (Fmr.), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)– interview by Mr. Charles Stotler, Associate Director, Air and Space Law Program, The University of Mississippi School of Law & Mr. Sridhara Murthi, Director, International Institute of Aerospace Engineering and Management, Jain University

11.50AM - 12.40PM

Session 1: The Future of Space Industry 

Live Streaming link : same as above link

Where is the space industry heading? What are the legal and policy barriers that are impeding the competitiveness? What measures are necessary from the government to further the growth of the Indian space industry? Is the future bright for private enterprises involved in space activities? With globalization, particularly in the launch market, how can we foster interoperability across regulatory regimes?  

  • Mr. Kumar Abhijeet, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
  • Mr. Sridhara Murthi, Director, International Institute of Aerospace Engineering and Management, Jain University
  • Mr. Charles Stotler, Associate Director, Air and Space Law Program, The University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Mr. Ashok G.V, Partner, Factum Law

Moderator: Gopalakrishnan V, Policy Analyst, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

12.40PM - 2.00PM

LUNCH in the Auditorium - sponsored by Sarin & Co

2.00PM - 2.50PM

Session 2: The Future of Airline Industry

Live Streaming link : https://vimeo.com/388641270

Doom or Gloom? Where is the airline industry heading? Is the airline economic model still sustainable given the recent developments in the Indian aviation industry? What legal and policy reforms are necessary to meet growing demand and for the carriers to remain competitive? What can we learn from other regulatory regimes?

  • Dr. Benarji Chakka, Associate Dean, Alliance School of Law
  • Dr. PCK Ravindran, ICAO Consultant and Aviation Advisor to UAE
  • Mr. Shashank Jain, Head Legal, Air Vistara
  • Mr. Ravi Kini, Partner, MV Kini

Moderator: Mr. Sagar Singamsetty, Adjunct Professor and Faculty Advisor, CADL at NALSAR University of Law

3.00PM - 3.25PM

Fireside Chat

Live Streaming link : https://vimeo.com/388641330

Dr. Akhil Prasad, Director, Country Counsel India & Company Secretary, Boeing – interview by Mr. Syed Tamjeed, President, Indian Journal of Law and Public Policy 

3.30PM - 4.20PM

Session 3: The Future of Airports 

Live Streaming link :    https://vimeo.com/388641330

Great opportunities and/or great challenges? What lies ahead? How do we plan to balance the need to improve infrastructure legally and efficiently? What changes are required to improve India’s airports before the new fleet arrives? Airport operations are complex and filled with challenges on a daily basis. What are those operational challenges and how are they being addressed within the context of law and policy. 

  • Ms. Neelu Khatri, Managing Director, BluOrange Synergies
  • Mr. Pradeep Panicker, Dy CEO, GMR Group 
  • Mr. Manu P. Kulkarni, Partner, Poovayya & Co
  • Ms. Ramya Sankaran, Associate Partner, Gagrats
  • Mr. Zon Edamuttath, Asst. Vice President, Mumbai International Airport

Moderator: Dr. George Moses, PhD., Leiden University of Law, The Netherlands

4.20PM - 4.40PM

BREAK

4.40PM – 5.10PM

FIRESIDE CHAT

Live Streaming link : https://vimeo.com/388641690

Mr. Carlo Maasbommel, VP International Business Development, PAL-V International B.V.– interview by Mr. Sagar Singamsetty, Adjunct Professor and Faculty Advisor, CADL at NALSAR University of Law

5.15PM – 6.30PM

Session 4: The Future of Transport

Live Streaming link :  https://vimeo.com/388641758

How technology and innovation is transforming the way we move people and goods? What do we need to do more to boost the new age mobility story? Will the shift to artificial intelligence and machine learning be enablers for the transport sector? What is it that we should ask policy makers – do we need further regulation, or do we let the market players to compete and evolve under the scheme of self-regulation? 

Panel 1 (5.15PM – 5.55PM): Future of Urban Mobility

  • Mr. Pawan K. Mulukutla, Head of Urban Mobility, Bosch India
  • Ms. Vinita Varghese, Sr. Legal Counsel, Ola (ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd.)
  • Mr. Rajaram Surianarayanan, Government Relations & Public Policy Lawyer, Bounce
  • Mr. T Krishna Prasad IPS, DGP and Chairman Road Safety Authority, Telangana
  • Mr. Mathew Chacko, Partner, Spice Route Legal

Moderator: Mr. Pinaki Nandan, Head, Centre for Management Studies, NALSAR University

Panel 2 (6.00PM – 6.30PM): Future of Urban Air Mobility (Drones) 

Live Streaming link :  https://vimeo.com/388641838

  • Capt. Amit K. Garg, Alumni, CADL, NALSAR University
  • Mr. Mathew Chacko, Partner, Spice Route Legal
  • Mr. James Jordan, Snr. Associate, HFW Singapore Office

Moderator: Mr. Sagar Singamsetty, Adjunct Professor and Faculty Advisor, CADL at NALSAR University of Law

6.30PM

Day 1 - Closing Remarks

7.30PM - 9.30PM

Networking Event sponsored by NALSAR University of Law - Alumni of CADL @ NALSAR are cordially invited. (Dinner at Thinking Man Statue, SAARC Law Centre)

DAY 2 (3 February 2020)

8.30AM

Registration Desk Opens – Auditorium, NALSAR University

(Breakfast is served  in NALSAR Mess between 7.30AM to 9.00AM)

 

9.30AM - 12.00PM

Break at 11.00AM

Session 5: New and Emerging Legal and Policy Issues in Space Sector

Live Streaming link : https://vimeo.com/388641913

This session will give an opportunity to raise and discuss new and emerging issues in space sector by practitioners and students. Given the recent developments in the space sector one can acknowledge the growing potential of this industry. However, the legal and policy framework need to catch-up with the technological evolution. Our idea through this session is to discuss the legal and policy considerations that industry and government alike should take into account. 

  • Mr. Swarna Subba Rao, Former Surveyor General of India, Government of India
  • Mr. Gurbachan Sachdeva, Professor, NALSAR University of Law
  • Ms. Sheena Rajpal & Ms. Sameera Kagita- Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University
  • Ms. Keertana Venkatesh, Gujarat National Law University
  • Mr. Sudarshan BK & Ms. Bhumika SR, Ramaiah College of Law 
  • Ms. Ishita Das, National University of Juridical Science
  • Dr. PJ Blount- Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance, University of Luxembourg, Adjunct Professor, LL.M. in Air and Space Law University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Ms. Vani Kaushik, National University of Juridical Science
  • Ms. Paniz Bahmani, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran
  • Mr. Chinmoy Roy, Legal Officer, Antrix Corporation Limited

 

Moderator: Ms. Poorvi Kantroo, Centre for Aerospace and Defence Laws (CADL), NALSAR University.

12.10PM - 1.00PM

Session 6: Women in Transport

Live Streaming link : https://vimeo.com/388641976

The transport industry is undergoing changes driven by technology and ever-increasing need for sustainable solutions. So are the job qualifications and skills needed. How do we make sure supply and demand meet? Fostering a more inclusive and gender balanced workforce is one of the solutions. The aim of this session is to increase the visibility of women in the transport sector and their representation at all working levels.

  • Ms. Anuradha Reddy, Aviation Historian, INTACH Telangana
  • Capt. Mamatha, Executive Director, Flytech Aviation
  • Ms. Neelu Khatri, Managing Director, BluOrange Synergies

Moderator: Ms. Priya Iyengar, Partner, Compass Law Associates

1.00PM - 2.00PM

LUNCH in the Auditorium - sponsored by The University of Mississippi School of Law, USA

2.00PM – 3.00PM

 

Session 7: New and Emerging  Legal and Policy Issues in Aviation Sector

Live Streaming link : https://vimeo.com/388642030

Aviation industry from a technology standpoint has evolved but there are growing concerns from a legal, regulatory and policy level that needs to be addressed by the industry or by the government to ensure the airlines, the airports and the consumers are protected and there is a healthy competition in the market.

  • Mr. Vikrant Pachnanda, Advocate at Pachnanda Law Offices
  • Dr. Aisha Sharfi, Asst. Professor, Head of Centre for Commercial Laws, Alliance University
  • Mr. Syed Tamjeed Ahmad, Aerospace Lawyer at Sarin & Co
  • Ms. Priya Iyengar, Partner, Compass Law Associates
  • Kushank Sindhu, Partner, Sigma Chambers Advocates and Solicitors

Moderator: Mr. Sagar Singamsetty, Adjunct Professor and Faculty Advisor, CADL at NALSAR University of Law

3.00PM - 3.30PM

Closing Remarks and End of Conference

Live Streaming link: https://vimeo.com/388642164

3.30PM

High Tea