The delegates from Australia and India will converge for the ninth AIYD dialogue in Delhi and Chennai from the 15th to 18th January 2020.The theme this year will be 2035: Creating our Sustainable Future, where we explore, discuss and collaborate on the following sub themes :

  1. Traditional Strengths: Education, Services and Trade.
  2. Leadership and Diplomacy: Roadmap to 2035.
  3. Looking Forward: Innovation and Partnerships.
  4. Cultural Ties: People to People.

The program has an impressive line up of eminent speakers, interactive sessions and exercises for delegate to explore opportunities together and shape the dialogue as contributors of Australia and India relationship.

Letter to AIYD 2020 Delegates from the Australian Prime Minister

THE HON SCOTT MORRISON MP

Prime Minister

Minister for the Public Service

  • DAY 1 - New Delhi , India, Wednesday, 15th January 2020
  • Time Activity Location
    09:00 – 09:30 Delegates arrive at the Hotel Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    09:30 – 11:00 AIYD Welcome and Speed Networking Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    10:45 – 11:00 Morning Tea & Coffee Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    11:00 – 12:30 Changing World Order
    Speakers

    • Dr. Darren Lim
    • Varghese George

    Moderator: Guru Prakash

    Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    13:30 – 14:30 Scientific Temper: Cyber-tech In The Digital Century
    Speakers

    • Ambassador Toby Feakin
    • Arun Mohan Sukumar

    Moderator: Priya Sahgal

    Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    14:30 – 14:45 Afternoon Tea & Coffee Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    14:45 – 16:00 Panel Discussion: The Indo-Pacific Economic Challenges
    Opening Remarks: Michelle Wade

    • Sanjeev Sanyal
    • Ambassador Amit Das Gupta
    • Erin Watson-Lynn

    Moderator: Ruchir Punjabi

    Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    16:00 – 17:00 Group Challenge: Introduction and Working Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    17:00 – 18:00 Cultural Intelligence Workshop Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    19:00 – 20:00 Dinner Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
  • DAY 2 - New Delhi , India, Thursday, 16th January 2020
  • Time Activity Location
    7:30 – 8:30 Breakfast Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    9:00 – 10:30 Panel Discussion: Leadership and Diplomacy
    Speakers

    • Amb. Anil Wadhwa,
    • Prof. James Curran
    • Daniel Mookhey MLC
    • Melissa Conley Tyler, Asialink

    Moderator: Smita Sharma

    Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    10:45 – 11:00 Morning Tea & Coffee Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    10:45 – 11:00 Business Across Borders
    Anand Barot in Conversation with Mosiqi Acharya
    Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    11:00 – 12:30 Equitable Readings 1 Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    13:30 – 14:15 Security, Space and Strategy

    • Dr. Rajeswari Pillai
    • Dr. Bec Strating

    Moderator: Jyoti Malhotra

    Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    14:15 – 14:30 Afternoon Tea & Coffee Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    14:30 – 15:00 Commute to Australian High Commission Bus
    15:00 – 15:45 AIYD Townhall with Australian High Commission,
    New Delhi
    15:45 – 16:00 Commute to Rashtrapathi Bhavan Bus
    16:00 – 17:30 Rashtrapathi Bhavan Tour President’s Estate, New Delhi
    17:30 – 18:00 Commute to Hotel Lalit Bus
    18:30 – 20:30 Opening Gala Dinner Keynote:

    • Padmashri Deepa Malik
    • Sonam Wangchuk
    • Rod Hilton
    • Ram Madhav
    Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
  • DAY 3 - Chennai , India, Friday, 17th January 2020
  • Time Activity Location
    06:00 – 07:00 Breakfast Hotel Lalit, New Delhi
    07:00 – 07:40 Commute to Airport Bus
    09:45 – 12:40 Fly to Chennai (Group Challenge Working Session 2) AI 429 (dep.T3 New Delhi)
    13:30 – 15:00 Commute to Leela Palace & Check-in to Hotel followed by Lunch
    Anand Barot in Conversation with Mosiqi Acharya
    Bus, Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    15:00 – 16:15 Panel Discussion: Partnerships for A Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    Sustainable Future
    Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    16:30 – 18:00 Equitable Readings 2 Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    18:00 onwards Free Evening
  • DAY 4 - Chennai , India, Saturday, 18th January 2020
  • Time Activity Location
    07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    09:00 – 09:15 Introduction to the day and the theme (pitching day) Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    09:15 – 10:15 Panel Discussion on Innovation Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    10:15 – 10:30 Morning Tea & Coffee Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    10:30 – 12:00 Politics of Environment Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    12:00 – 13:30 Group Challenge Working Session – 3 &Lunch Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    13:30 – 14:30 Group Challenge – PITCHING SESION Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    14:30 – 14:45 Afternoon Tea Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    14:45 – 16:00 DANCE WORKSHOP Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai
    16:00 – 16:30 Commute to Madras Club Bus
    16:30 – 19:00 Closing Dinner The Madras Club, Chennai

DISTINGUISHED PARTNERS

DIALOGUE PARTNERS

ASSOCIATE PARTNERS

Some glimpses from the AIYD 2020 launch, held at the Australian High Commission in New Delhi. Applications are now open for the 2020 dialogue.

To read more about the dialogue, Please download below the AIYD report for the year 2020.

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