Team ORCA was delighted to host Mr. Charles Parton OBE for a closed-door Roundtable discussion on 'China's Global Tech Dominance: The Case of Cellular IoT Modules (CIMs) and Potential for India-UK Collaboration' on 28th February, 2024 at the India Interrnational Centre (IIC). Experts from think tanks, industry and academia engaged in a meaningful exchange on Chinese strategy for CIMs dominance and the potential for technology cooperation between India and UK.



The list of participants for the Roundtable discussion inclued, Mr. Charles Parton, former Diplomat UK diplomatic service, Dr. Arnab Banerji, Former Chief Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister of UK, Maj Gen (Dr) Ashok Kumar, VSM (R), Director General, CENJOWS, Maj Gen K Shankar(Retd), Mr. Pankaj Mohindroo, Chairman, India Cellular & Electronics Association, Colonel Anurag Awasthi, Vice President, India Electronics and Semiconductors Association, Aadya Gupta, Research Analyst, Carnegie India, Dr. SRN Reddy, HOD, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IGDTUW, Dr. Aravind Yelery, Associate Professor, Chinese Studies, JNU, Mr. Sushil Baranwal, Founder & CEO, Morphedo, Ms. Manya Jha, Founder & Chairperson, Morphedo