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U.S.-India Roundtable Discussion

Talent Development: Building Effective Partnerships between Industry and Higher Education

The Institute of International Education (IIE), in conjunction with the Center for International Partnerships and Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), will host a delegation of higher education, business and ministry officials from Gujarat Province, India for a roundtable discussion. This event will explore the collaboration of higher education, industry and government through various means, such as internships, institutional partnerships and linkages. The delegation will be led by the Principal Secretary of the Department of Energy, & Petrochemicals of the Government of Gujarat, Mr. D.J. Pandian, IAS.

The Roundtable will be held:

Monday, July 9, 2012
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Roundtable discussion preceded by a networking breakfast)
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 


About the Institute of International Education

The Institute of International Education is a world leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. An independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1919, IIE has network of over 20 offices worldwide and over 1,000 member institutions. IIE designs and implements programs of study and training for students, educators, young professionals and trainees from all sectors with funding from government agencies, foundations, and corporations. IIE also conducts policy research and program evaluations, and provides advising and counseling on international education and opportunities abroad


About the Center for International Partnerships

The Center for International Partnership (CIP) assists colleges and universities to develop and sustain linkages with other campuses around the world through IIE’s strong global higher education networks and thought leadership in campus internationalization.

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About the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) provides an integrated set of services to empower and engage individuals and institutions to generate new and marketable ideas for economic growth and ground-breaking solutions to pressing global issues.

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