Harappa announces Bridge - forum for academia and industry
Harappa, India's most renowned online behavioral learning institution and a startup in edtech, has now opened registrationsBridgeA marquee, multi-format, online forum for all things digital that will be held annually, it'll be the first everBring together industry and education leaders on one platform. Harappa leverages the wealth of its L&D network that spans campuses, businesses, and professionals to foster a dialogue that addresses India's employmentability and overall talent needs. The event will take place onAugust 18-19, 2021 at 2:30 PM to 7:45 PM.
The invitation-only event brings together more than 1,000 industry and academic leaders (CEOs and CHROs, CLOs and Vice-Chancellors as well as Deans and Trustees). This will allow for discussions on topics such The College-Workplace Continuum and The Art & Science of Learning. Harappa has assembled a stellar lineup of speakers for its inaugural event. They include: Chris Dede, Professor, Learning Technologies, Harvard Graduate School Of Education, Neela Saldanha, Laxman Narasimhan, CEO, Reckitt Benckiser, Deborah Quazzo, Managing Partner, GSV Ventures, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group, and Pratham Mittal, Director, Masters' Union, to name just a few.
This forum is essential.Shreyasi Sing, founder and CEO, HarappaAccording to, "For too long academia and industry have worked in silos with little or no agreement on how to effectively skill young talent for their workforce. Graduates are rarely prepared for success because of the wide and persistent gap between what they are taught and what professionals expect. This has led to a spiralling problem in employability, which is being exacerbated by technological shifts, workplace disruptions, and structural changes in job nature. Harappa is excited to promote a vital dialogue between academia and industry on the urgently needed talent continuum India needs. This invite-only event will feature amazing, articulate, and engaging speakers, who will speak freely on important topics that connect education and work.
Harappa, a learner-centered institution is founded on the belief learning and application are the key to education and training. This event will encourage collaboration between academia and industry, and inspire conversations and initiatives that will lead to new ideas and help leaders from both fields to work together.
Bridge promises a sharp, fearless and thought-provoking agenda covering the entire spectrum of education-employability faultlines, delivered in six innovative, intimate formats. Top academics, education experts, senior talent leaders and members of the C-suite can request an exclusive invitation for the event through the official website: https://harappa.education/bridge2.