The Press Institute of India hosted on August 19 and 20 a conference, titled, ‘Xi Jinping’s third term: Implications for India and the global order’. The conference was organised by the China Study Forum in collaboration with the School of International Cooperation, Security and Strategic Languages, Rashtriya Raksha University, and the National Maritime Foundation. The China Study Forum comprises the Chennai Centre for China Studies (C3S), the Institute of Contemporary Studies Bangalore (ICSB), the Press Institute of India (PII), Chennai, and the Foundation for Non-violent Alternatives (FNVA), New Delhi.
Pictures here are from the third session on Day 2, titled, ‘High-technology competition between the US and China: Effects on India’. Speakers were Arun Mampazhy, semiconductor professional and writer; S. Chandrashekhar, honorary visiting professor, National Institute of Advanced Studies; Dominic Karunesudas, founder and chief technology officer, Cyfertxt Consulting; and Lt Gen P.R. Shankar PVSM AVSM VSM (Retd), former director-general, Artillery. K. Satyanarayan, director, New Horizon Media, Chennai, chaired the session.