Date: Feb 28, 2019

A delegation of Japanese scholars from the Society of Security and Diplomacy Policy Studies (SSDP) will make presentations at Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi.


Abhijit Singh, Senior Fellow, ORF

Hideshi Tokuchi, Senior Fellow, The National Graduate Institute for Policy studies (GRIPS)

K.V. Kesavan, Distinguished Fellow, ORF

Masahiro Akiyama, President, Society of Security and Diplomatic Policy Studies (SSDP), Former Vice Defense Secretary

Satoru Nagao, Visiting Fellow, Hudson Institute

Titli Basu, Research Associate, Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Tsuneo Watanabe, Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation

Toru Ito, Associate Professor, Defense Academy

Vindu Mai Chotani, PhD candidate, The University of Tokyo


2:30 ⎯ 2:45 p.m. | Registration

2:45 – 4:00 p.m. | Session 1: India-Japan cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

Tsuneo Watanabe • Toru Ito • Abhijit Singh • Vindu Mai Chotani • K.V. Kesavan (Chair)

4:00 – 4:15 p.m. | Tea/coffee

4:15 – 5:30 p.m. | Session 2: India-Japan defence cooperation

Hideshi Tokuchi • Satoru Nagao • Titli Basu • Masahiro Akiyama (Chair)

5:30 onwards | High tea

Venue Address

ORF Conference Hall, New Delhi