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ET presents the 3rd Edition of the ET EDvantage – Plugging the Talent Gap

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ET presents the 3rd Edition of the ET EDvantage – Plugging the Talent Gap

In India, which is a fast growing developing nation, education plays a quintessential role as it helps the nation bridge those gaps which as necessary for its development. In recent years, the Indian Education Sector has had a turnaround which is clear from the constant investment in educational institutions both by the government and the corporate sector. Both the sectors have now realized how important the youth is for the future and is now gearing up in bringing successful public-private partnerships that will bridge the education gap across the demographics of the nation.

The Economic Times, the nations leading business newspaper, brings to you the 3rd edition of the ET EDvantage which will be focusing on deliberating not only towards “Plugging the Talent Gap” but also deliberation on the new millennium initiatives on India’s turf for building robust collaborations amongst the key stakeholders.

There are a number of eminent speakers in the 3rd edition of ET EDvantage where the key note address is being given by Sibal, Union Minister, MOHRD who is also the chief guest of the conference. Some of the other speakers are:

Narendra Jadhav, Member, Planning Commission
Jitendra Chaddah, Director - Strategic Development, Intel India
Suresh G. Bharwani, Chairman and Managing Director, Jetking Infotrain Ltd.
Sukhdeo Thorat, Chairman, University Grants Commission
Anshul Sonak, Head – Intel Education Programs, Intel Technology
Kiran Datar, Former Advisor, National Knowledge Commission
Ravi Das Gupta, Vice President – Group HR, Biocon

Some of the key topics that will be covered are bridging the talent gap, transforming talent by empowerment of the new age faculty, collaborative models in curriculum design and delivery and how technology can change the landscape of education.

The ET Edvantage is on the 9th of December 2010 at The Le Meridien in Connaught Place, New Delhi.

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