1st Edition of INDCON / Industry Academia Conclave in Pune
on 23rd August, 2019
Pune, August 26th 2019: Under the aegis of MIT-World Peace University, Industry-Academia Collaboration Committee (IACC), the first edition of the INDCON / Industry Academia Conclave, a first of its kind industry conclave, was held in Pune on August 23rd 2019 at Hyatt Regency, Viman Nagar.
Central Minister for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Mr. Arvind Sawant, Blue Star Chairman, Mr Shailesh Haribhakti, and Mr. Nanik Rupani, Chairman, Neutron Electronic Systems Pvt Ltd graced the function.
MIT-World Peace University, Pune (formerly known as MIT Pune, MIT-WPU), has always been on forefront of industry academia engagement and has formed – ‘Industry-Academia Collaboration Committee (IACC)’. IACC as an endeavor, focuses on exploring various avenues between academic institutions and corporate organizations. With this initiative MIT-WPU (IACC) conducted their first annual ﬂagship event– ‘Industry Conclave – INDCON 2019’, which touched on relevant issues and topics of current interest to industry and academia.
INDCON is an initiative by MIT-WPU to connect Senior Leaders from Industry and Academia. The forum had hoped to engender a lively and enlightening discussion on topics that are of universal interest and are impacting the future of our society in deeply significant ways. Understanding the importance of changing business needs, INDCON 2019 focused to initiate a dialogue with corporate through Panel Discussions.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Government is taking effective steps to address the burning issues of Economic slowdown, unemployment and population explosion. And the effects of these steps will be seen within 15 days,” said Arvind Sawant, Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India at the inauguration of the INDCON (Industry Academia Conclave) organised by MIT World Peace University on Friday, 23rd August 2019.
Also present at the inauguration ceremony were Shailesh Haribhakti, Chairman Blue Star, Mumbai; Nanik Rupani, President of Neutron Electronic Systems; Rahul Karad, Executive President, MIT World Peace University; Prof. Dr. S. Parasuraman, Vice-Chancellor, MIT WPU; Dr.Shrihari Honwad, Pro Vice-Chancellor, MIT WPU; Mr. Pravin V Patil, CEO, Starkenn Sports and Mr Saurabh Shah, CEO, Universal Business and Corporate Services Centre.