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)
- Dwijen Rangnekar (PI, ESRC Project): Presentation of Project Report
Session Two: Comments and Responses
- 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.