Jindal Global University announces international conference “Universities of the Future: Knowledge, Innovation and Responsibility”

O.P. Jindal Global University is privileged to be organising an International Conference titled “Universities of the Future: Knowledge, Innovation and Responsibility” from 18-20 March, 2017. The Hon’ble President of India will be inaugurating the conference and we look forward to erudite discussions and presentations from a distinguished panel of more than 35 international and Indian speakers during the course of the conference. The guests of honour for the conference are Professor Kaptan Singh Solanki, Shri Manohar Lal Shri Rambilas Sharma and Shri Ramesh Chander Kaushik.

A few among the panelists include:

·         Dr. Alice Prochaska, Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Oxford & Principle, Somerville College, Oxford

·         Mr. Venu Rajamony, IFS, Press Secretary to the President of India

·         Dr. Kavita A Sharma, President, South Asian University, New Delhi

·         Professor (Dr.) Furqan Qamar, Secretary General Association of India Universities, New Delhi

·         Professor Shiv Vishvanathan, Vice Dean (Institution Building), Jindal Global Law School

·         Professor (Dr.) Ratna Ghosh, Professor, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

·         Professor (Dr.) Sheila Jasanoff, Professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

·         Mr. Mahesh Sharma, Advisor, NAAC

·         Dr. Alan Gemmell OBE, Director, British Council India

·         Professor (Dr.) Upendra Baxi, Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

 The Thematic Session discussions are based on the following themes:

·         Evolution of the Modern University: Role and Impact

·         Universities for Building a Knowledge Society

·         Higher Education Challenges

·         Ranking of Universities

·         Financing the University: Public Investment and Private Engagement

·         Internationalization of Higher Education

·         Designing a Sustainable Habitat

·         Legal and Management Studies

·         Taking Humanities and Social Sciences Seriously

·         Science and Technology Education

·         A Brave New World

·         Research Presentations

·         Making Universities Responsible

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