Colin Coulson-Thomas

IOD CONVENTION 2007

Round Table on Global Governance


17th World Congress on Total Quality

&

Presentation of Golden Peacock Awards

12th – 14th Jan 2007, ITC Hotel Sonar Bangla Sheraton and Towers, Kolkata


With its theme ‘Emerging Challenges for Sustainable & Inclusive Growth’, the Convention has drawn huge interest worldwide. It will be attended by international dignitaries such as Dr Ola Ullsten, former Prime Minister of Sweden, Ruud Lubbers former Prime Minister of Netherlands, H H Swami Ramdevji Maharaj  and global business leaders such as Anil Aggarwal, Chairman, Vedanta Group eminent jurists such as Fali S Nariman, former chief justices of India, such as Justice M N Venkatachaliah and eminent bureaucrats . Golden Peacock Awards of CSR, Quality Innovation will also be presented during this event.

Activities where I will be speaking include:

Round Table on Global Governance

1400 – 1545 hrs

Global Issues Requiring Transnational Strategies & Responses

  • Countering Terrorism
  • Combating Climate Change
  • Alleviating Poverty
  • Countering Pandemics
  • Curbing Corruption

·          Role of Capital Markets in Inclusive Growth

 

·          Participative Decision Making Processes:
Moving from Monologues to Dialogue


·       Democratizing Parliamentary Democracy:
Moving Away from Party Politics


Setting the Scene: Dr Madhav Mehra,
President, World Council for Corporate Governance, UK

 Opening Address:  Suresh Prabhu, MP, former Union Minister Govt. of India


Lead Addressee

·          Dr Ola Ullsten, former Prime Minister of Sweden

·          Ruud Lubbers, former Prime Minister of Netherlands

·          Justice Rajindar Sachar, former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court & former President of Peoples Union for Civil Liberties

·Naveen Jindal, MP, Vice Chairman & MD, Jindal Steel

·Sandeep Dikshit, MP

·Nikos Avlonas, Executive Director, Centre for Sustainability and Excellence, Greece

·Ms Ranjana Kumar, Member, Central Vigilance Commission

·Dr N M Kondap, Vice Chancellor, NMIMS University

·          Prof Colin Coulson Thomas, Lincoln University, UK

·          Prof (Dr) Mahesh Chandra, Hofstra University, USA

·          Dr Jurgeon Bischoff, Director ASEM Germany

 

 

 

 

17th World Congress on Total Quality

 Theme: Enhancing Corporate Value through Stakeholder Engagement

 Opening Remarks

 Dr Madhav Mehra , President , World Council for Corporate Governance , UK

 Keynote Addresses

Prof Colin Coulson Thomas, Lincoln University, UK

Nikos Avlonas, Executive Director, Centre for Sustainability and Excellence, Greece

Dr GD Gautama, IAS, Principal Secretary, Dept. of Cottage & SSI, Govt. of West Bengal

 

Special Addresses by the recipients of Golden Peacock Business Leadership Award 2006

 Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta Resources PLC

Ms Naina Lal Kidwai, Chief Executive Officer, HSBC India

Guest of Honour’s Remarks

 Honb’le  Mr Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister, Orissa

 Professor Muhammad Yunus, felicitation of Nobel Prize Winner

 

Chief Guest’s Remarks

Honbl’e Mr A K Antony , Union Minister for Defence

 

Presentation of Golden Peacock Awards for Business Leadership and Public Service

 Presentation of Award of IOD Distinguished Fellowships

 

Sunday 14th January

 

0930 – 1300 hrs

 

CEO’s Special Session on Boardroom Effectiveness (Registration Required)


‘Winning Companies – Winning People’ conducted by Prof Colin Coulson Thomas, Lincoln University, UK