Date : 9 March 2022
Location : Webinar
The Chamber launched its ‘Health’ and ‘Education & Research’ leadership forums on 9 March 2022. Ms. Petula Thomas, CEO, IACC was the event moderator. Opening Session: Ms. Sarah Kirlew, Australian Consul General for Southern India delivered the Opening Remarks which was then followed by a Special Address by Ms. Christine Clark CSC, Ambassador for Women and Girls, Government of Australia.
‘Building Futuristic Partnerships in Education, skilling, innovation and Research’ was moderated by Ms. Ravneet Pawha, Co-Chair of IACC’s Education & Research leadership forum and Vice President - Global Alliances and CEO - South Asia, Deakin University Australia. Panelists included Mr. Sanjiva de Silva, Counsellor (Industry, Science, Energy & Resources), Australian High Commission, New Delhi, Mr. Nikhil Malhotra, Chief Innovation Officer, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Raghunathan Rengaswamy, Dean Global Engagement, IIT Madras, Ms. Bhavna Chopra Srikrishna, General Manager & Head - Skills Development, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Closing Remarks were delivered by Dr. Ilavazhagan, Co-Chair of IACC’s Education & Research leadership forum and Director -International Affairs, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS). Thank you to the event sponsor, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science.