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Project Report Launch Meeting: Goa

24th Sept 2009, Hotel Fidalgo, 14:00

This will be the first launch of the Report and the proceedings commence with a presentation of the Report’s main findings by Dwijen Rangnekar and are followed by comments and observations from a key set of actors involved in the GI. Further comments and responses come from experts working on other GIs in the area of distilled liquors.

Session One: Presentation of Project Report

Chair: R.J. D'Souza, S.J. (Founder Director, Goa Institute of Management & Advisor to ESRC Project)

Session Two: Comments and Responses

Chair: Pranab Mukhopadhyay (Goa University and SANDEE; for Shodh (the Institute for Research and Development, Nagpur) & Collaborator to ESRC Project)
  • Regan Heriques (Treasurer, Feni Association and Rhea Distilleries)
  • Michael D’Souza (Director, Department of Science & Technology, Government of Goa)
  • GL Verma (Assistant Registrar Of Trademarks & GI, Geographical Indications Registry, Chennai)

Session Three: Comments and Responses

Chair: Dwijen Rangnekar (PI, ESRC project; Warwick University)

  • Latha Nair (K&S Partners, New Delhi)
  • David Wishart (Honorary Research Fellow, School of Management, University of St. Andrew’s, UK)
  • América Minerva Delgado Lemus (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
  • Ashwin Tombat (Editor, Herald, Goa)

Media coverage of the meeting and commentaries on the Project Report are available here.