Strengthening India-US Education Ties

Roundtable in New York, "Strengthening Educational Ties Between India & the U.S."

September 11, 2014, 8:30–10:30 AM

Institute of International Education, 809 United Nations Plaza, 1st Floor

The Institute of International Education, in collaboration withConfederation of Indian Industry and the US-India Business Council, invites you to interact with the high-profile business delegation from the State of Gujarat in India. 

The purpose of this discussion is to explore the potential for Gujarat to become a knowledge hub and the need for more educational and scientific exchange with the United States. The delegation is visiting the United States in advance of the 7th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, which will take place from January 11-13, 2015 in Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.  This summit brings together business leaders, investors, corporate, thought leaders, academicians, policy and opinion makers and diplomats from around the globe. The delegation is led by Mr Bharat Lal, Resident Commissioner of Gujrat and includes prominent industrialists, academicians, and senior government officials.


8:30–9:00 AM: Networking Breakfast

9:00–9:15 AM: Welcome and Introductions

Daniela Kaisth, Vice President for Strategic Development, Institute of International Education

9:15–9:30 AM: Address

Bharat Lal, Resident Commissioner, Government of Gujarat

9:30–10:20 AM: Roundtable Discussion 

Moderated by Rajika Bhandari, Deputy Vice President, Research and Evaluation

10:20–10:30 AM: Concluding Remarks

Daniela Kaisth, IIE