November 28, 2018
15:30 - 17:00
The IIT Madras Research Park facilitates the promotion of research and development by the institute in partnership with industry, assisting in the growth of new ventures, and promoting economic development.
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17:00 - 19:30
Hosted at IIT Madras, a self-contained campus located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares, this welcome reception will be an information networking dinner.
The Director of the Indian Institute of Tech...
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November 29, 2018
09:15 - 09:45
This session will be the official Welcome to the third World Technology Universities Congress and will be hosted at IIT Madras.
A senior leader from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras will welcome delegates ...
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09:45 - 11:00
In this session university leaders will give examples of impact achieved at their institution on major global challenges. It will also provide an opportunity to discuss the potential future impact of technology univer...
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11:00 - 11:15
11:15 - 12:30
From multi-national corporations to international agencies, government organisations to global innovation networks universities collaborate across sectors, industries and the world. This session will showcase examples...
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12:30 - 13:30
13:30 - 14:30
This session will present examples of innovations in education from global institutions with the aim of identifying opportunities for collaboration, sharing of best practice and development of new provision with a foc...
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13:30 - 14:30
This session will showcase examples of existing joint programmes and consider how we could harness the network to encourage collaboration in research and joint PhD programmes.
Speakers and Session titles include:
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13:30 - 14:30
This session will showcase examples of how institutions engender innovation and entrepreneurship in their organisations. It will highlight initiatives in and outside of the curriculum and will consider higher skills, ...
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14:35 - 15:35
This session will discuss gender equality in higher education and consider how WTUN could be used to provide interventions and be a gender competent network.
The sessions will have a panel of speakers who will each...
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15:35 - 15:50
15:50 - 16:20
An opportunity to hear from the successful exchange applicants about the activities they have or will undertake to consider opportunities for multi-lateral engagement.
16:20 - 17:30
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. The SDGs work in the spirit of partnersh...
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19:45 - 22:00
The Congress Dinner, hosted at a hotel in Chennai, will be an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of WTUN to date and look to the next year of operation.
Professor YC Heng, Vice President, National ...
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November 30, 2018
09:00 - 09:30
Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science
former Secretary to Govt. of India, Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister and Director General, Defence Research and Development Organisation will make a short address to the delegat...
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09:30 - 10:00
This session will review the key points, actions or identified areas for collaboration from Day 1 of the Congress
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09:30 - 12:00
This session will see the annual meeting of the General Board and Operational Board of the World Technology Universities Network run in parallel. These meetings will ratify new members of the Network and define the fo...
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12:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 14:00
14:00 - 18:00
Opportunities for guests to visit Mahabalipuram (World Heritage Site) or take a City Tour.
A local charge may apply.
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