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Linnaeus University seminar on Education and Entrepreneurship in India

April 3, 2014 - 09:00-16:00

The Linnaeus University in Växjö/Kalmar organises a one-day seminar entitled ”Education and Entrepreneurship in India – New challenges, new opportunities” in Växjö on Thursday 3 April 2014, 09.00–16.00. The purpose is to highlight, inspire and learn more about India and collaboration possibilities in India. The event focuses on education and entrepreneurship in the belief that both perspectives could learn from each other, but also on busnes opportunities. It is targeted towards staff and students at the university that wish to learn more about India and how to find collaboration possibilities. The event is free of charge, but registration is needed. 

The speakers include Professor Chandra B. Sharma (photo) from the School of Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in New Delhi, who will speak about Higher Education in India; and Indian Ambassador Mrs. Banashri Bose Harrison, who will speak about India-Sweden Relations. Dr. Sirpa Tenhunen, Director for the Nordic Centre in India  (NCI) will present its activities; and the SASNET Director, Dr. Anna Lindberg, will speak about the fifteen years of SASNET networking on South Asia. In the afternoon, business representatives from IKEA and Oria will talk about their India experiences; and finally Mr. Robin Sukhia, Secretary General, Sweden-India Business Council (SIBC), will give a presentation entitled ”How to do business in India”. 

Last day to register is 24 March 2014.

Venue: Room Myrdal, House K, Entrance 4, Linnaeus University campus Växjö, Georg Lückligs väg.

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Linnaeus University seminar on Education and Entrepreneurship in India


April 3, 2014