Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) was honored with Four Palmes of Excellence by Eduniversal - Best Business School Ranking for 2019.
XPRESSION, 8th - 10th November, 2019 : Xpressions is a Management Cultural Festival organized by Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB). Xpressions is an event that plans to reach out to the best minds in business schools to test their business acumen as well as their zest for life. It was a three-day event packed with business simulation games, cultural activities, fun field games and much more.
Faculty Development Program, 8th - 9th November, 2019 : Faculty Development Program was held on 8th - 9th November, 2019 at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar.
CONCORDIA 2019 - XCOMM MEDIA FEST - 8th November, 2019 : Xavier School of Communications(XCOMM) of Xavier University Bhubaneswar(XUB) is conducting Concordia 2019 a media fest to bring the young minds together to promote 'harmony' among students.
UN Urban Thinkers Campus, Unnovations & XAHS Symposium - 7th - 9th November, 2019 : Xavier School of Human Settlements (XAHS), Xavier University Bhubaneswar in consortium with UN-HABITAT proudly presented Urban Thinkers Campus, being held in Eastern India for the first time ever. UTC featured a series of events for 3 consecutive days, starting with Unnovations
SPICMACAY XUB Chapter " Classical Music extravaganza " - 1st November, 2019 : SPICMACAY aims to spread awareness about the different forms of Indian classical music, dance, art and crafts by organising programmes in schools and colleges throughout the world, thus encouraging holistic development of students. SPICMACAY XUB Chapter Organized a "Classical Music extravaganza" on 1st November, 2019 at Foyer, New Academic Block, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar.
Foundation Day Lecture : 30th October, 2019: Foundation Day Lecture was held at 6.00 pm on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 in the XIMB Auditorium. Shri Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP Sanjiv Goenka Group delivered the Foundation Day Lecture.
TEDxXUB: 26th October, 2019 : XUB organized its first-ever edition of TEDxXUB on 26th October, 2019 which revolved around the theme “Mind and Matter”
Abhivyakti - 18th August, '19: Abhivyakti '19: The Rural Management Conclave was held on 18th August 2019 at Xavier University Bhubaneswar.
Xcomm Symposium : 17th August 2019 : XCOMM Symposium was held on 17th August, 2019 at Xavier University Bhubaneswar.
25th Annual IAJBS World Forum / 1st CJBE (ASIA) Regional Meeting - 21st - 24th July, '19: Xavier University Bhubaneswar organized the 25th Annual IAJBS World Forum / 1st CJBE (ASIA) Regional Meeting on " Innovate and Flourish " from 21st - 24th July, 2019.
LinkedIn Profile Building Workshop : 7th July 2019 : LinkedIn Profile Building Workshop by Mr. Nirmit Saha was held on 7th July, 2019 at Xavier University Bhubaneswar.
XCOMP Call for Code - 29th, June '19: XCOMP IBM Call for Code Hackathon was held on 29th June, 2019 at Xavier University Bhubaneswar.
Prof. Fakir M. Sahoo honoured by Utkal Sahitya Samaj, 9th June 2019 : The Utkal Sahitya Samaj, the oldest literary organisation of the state of odisha, has honoured our faculty, Prof. Fakir M. Sahoo for Newspaper based literature during its 117th Convocation held on 9th June, 2019.
The Third UG Convocation : The Third UG Convocation of Xavier University Bhubaneswar was held on 22nd April, 2019 at 5:00pm at the mini Auditorium, Xavier University Bhubaneswar. Shri. Asit Kumar Tripathy, IAS, Development Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Secretary, Govt. of Odisha was the Chief Guest and Convocation Speaker.
The Fifth Convocation of Xavier University, 27th March 2019 : The Fifth Convocation of Xavier University Bhubaneswar was held at 5.00 pm on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Shri Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman & Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Executive Vice President, Unilever South Asia was the Chief Guest and Convocation Speaker.
School of Government & Public Affairs: Xavier University Bhubaneswar(XUB) has set up the "School of Government and Public Affairs" to provide leadership training and courses on public policy and governance.
First Xavier AI Summit - 23rd February, 2019 : The Xavier School of Computer science & Engineering (XCOMP) organised the first of its kind, Xavier Artificial Intelligence (AI) Summit, at the Xavier University Bhubaneswar campus on 23rd February, 2019. It covered many scientific, industrial and societal facets of the new AI revolution.
XAHR International Conference 28th - 30th Jan 2019: XAHR International Conference on "Organizational Metamorphosis for Innovation, Inclusion and Agility" was held on 28th - 30th Jan 2019 at Xavier University Bhubaneswar.
ARCS 3.0 - Third Annual Research Summit, 24 - 25 Jan, 2019 :Xavier Centre for Urban Management and Governance, Xavier University Bhubaneswar in association with the UN Habitat India Chapter, hosted ARCS 3.0 - Third Annual Research Summit on Cities on 24-25 January 2019 at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, India.
Faculty Development Program 18th - 19th Jan, 2019: Faculty Development Programwas was held on 18th - 19th January, 2019 at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar.
Foundation Day Lecture, 5th December, 2018: Foundation Day Lecture was held at 6.00 pm on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 in the XIMB Auditorium, 2018. Shri Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group – Godrej Industries Limited delivered the Foundation Day Lecture.
Sustainability Summit 2018 : 17th Nov '18 Xavier School of sustainability, Xavier University Sustainability Summit 2018 on " Mainstreaming Sustainability: Role of Education and Reporting " was held on 17th November 2018
Four Palmes Global Award by Eduniversal Convention: 17th October, 2018 Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) was honored with Four Palmes Global Award by Eduniversal Convention at the University of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Croatia for outstanding academic excellence in management education and research on 17th October, 2018
XSoS SALT Workshop: 26th October 2018 Xavier School of Sustainability had organized a SALT Workshop on 26th October 2018 at Xavier University Bhubaneswar.
Xamboree– The Cultural Fest of XUB: 4th - 6th October '18, The steering Committee of XUB organised the very first edition of Xamboree – the flagship event of XUB, which is slated to be the biggest Cultural – Management fest of Eastern India. Spreaded across 3 days, from 4th-6th October 2018.
Gandhi and Compassion Conference 2 on " Searching for the Human in Humanities Gandhi, Non-violence and Compassion " was held on 1st October, 2018 at xavier university bhubaneswar
Fourth Convocation of Xavier University Bhubaneswar: The Fourth Convocation of Xavier University Bhubaneswar was held at 5.45 pm on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Ms. Rekha M. Menon, Chairman and Senior Managing Director, Accenture in India was the Chief Guest and Convocation Speaker.
XSC 2nd National Conference 2018: Xavier School of Commerce (XSC), Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) organised it's 2nd National Conference on Accounting & Finance “COMMERCE IN DIGITIZED INDIA” from 23rd - 24th February, 2018.
XSOS Sustainability Summit 2018: Xavier School of Sustainability (XSoS), Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) organised it's third sustainability summit with the theme "Sustainability Disruptions for Mitigating Global Risks”. The summit was held on February 9th - 10th, 2018 at Xavier University Bhubaneswar,India.
XCOMM 3rd International Conference : on “Social Media: The Changing Communication Environment” was organized by Xavier School of Communications, Xavier University Bhubaneswar held on 15 and 16 December 2017.
THE BIZZ 2017 Award: Xavier University Bhubaneswar has been awarded with THE BIZZ 2017 Award for its distinguished business excellence by the World Confederation of Business (WORLDCOB) at Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, USA.
Faculty Development Workshop - Case Pedagogy as a Learning Tool was held on November 24 - 25, 2017. This case method can be used in a very effective way for moving students gradually up the cognitive skills ladder from the low skills levels of knowledge, comprehension and application to the higher and more desirable skills of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.
1st International Conference on Rural Management on Rural Management of Xavier School of Rural Mangement was held from 23rd - 24th Nov '17. The conference included presentation by participants as well as panel discussions. A management case colloquium was organized.
XCOMM VIKALP '17: The second edition of Vikalp - Songs, Stories and Conversations was held from November 17-19, 2017 at Xavier City campus. Vikalp was hosted by the Xavier School of Communications, Xavier University Bhubaneswar from 17th - 19th November 2017. The essence of the festival was to celebrate plurality, diversity and tolerance through its attempt to revitalize the long-lost art forms. The logo of Vikalp, an ancient banyan tree symbolizes the ‘connection’ of the centre with the fringe, the tradition with the modern, the amalgamation of the old with that of the new.
XPRESSIONS 2017: The annual b-school festival organized by XUB was held on 10th - 12th November, 2017 . Xpressions is an event that plans to reach out to the best minds in business schools to test their business acumen as well as their zest for life. It was a three-day event packed with business simulation games, cultural activities, fun field games and much more. Taking a break from their hectic schedule, Xpressions gave its guests, a one of a kind experience, rejuvenating and refreshing them.
Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) honoured with Four Palmes Global Award by Eduniversal Convention at the Hyatt Grand, Dubai for outstanding academic excellence in management education and research.
ATHLOS '17 : 13th to 15th October 2017 Our flagship Sports event "ATHLOS '17" was held from 13th to 15th October 2017. This year there were 9 teams including our team and XIMB-XUB Alumni participated in the Sports meet. There were 11 sports events conducted both for men and women. Out of the 11 sports events, in 10 events our students were the winners. It is a special joy to announce that in two events ( Table Tennis and Chess) Alumni were the runners up.
JEASA Triennial Conference : 6th - 9th Oct 2017 JEASA Triennial Conference on " Our Mission, Our Schools from GC 36 Perspective " is organized by Jesuit Educational Association South Asia in collaboration with Province Coordinators for Education was held from 6th - 9th Oct 2017 at Xavier University Bhubaneswar
Parivartan '17 : 26th August 2017 ConXerv, Committee for Sustainability, Xavier School of Sustainability(XSoS), Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) Presents Parivartan 2017, the annual business conclave was held at Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar on 26th August 2017 which will include renowned stalwarts in the field of sustainability.
Kshitij ’17 : 18th August 2017 XIMAHR the HR association of XUB conducted the much-awaited annual HR conclave KSHITIJ ’17 on 18th August 2017.
HR Symposium - 15th July 2017: Xavier School of Human Resource Management organized the annual HR Symposium on 15th July 2017. Practitioners shared their thoughts and views in two panel discussions themed on “Overview of Contemporary HR Practices” and “Pushing the Boundaries of HR” during the half day symposium.
XSC 1st Convocation - 21st April, 2017: The first convocation of Xavier School of Commerece was held on 21st April, 2017 at Xavier University. His Excellency Dr. S.C. Jamir, Hon'ble Governor of Odisha presided over the convocation ceremony.
XUB Convocation 2017: The Third Convocation of Xavier University Bhubaneswar was held on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
Shri Vinod Kumar, Managing Director & Group CEO - Tata Communications Limited., was the Chief Guest and Convocation Speaker.
XaHR Conference 2017:The 2nd national conference on the theme ‘RETHINKING PEOPLE MANAGEMENT’ organised by Xavier School of Human Resource Management(XAHR) in collaboration with the National HRD Network, Bhubaneswar chapter was held on February 3rd & 4th, 2017 at XIMB Auditorium.
TSSCS Symposium: NABARD Chair Unit, Xavier University Bhubaneswar organized the first symposium on Transition Strategies for Sustainable Community Systems (TSSCS) from 19 - 20 January 2017.
Marketing Symposium of Xavier School of Commerce on "DIGITAL MARKETING IN EMERGING ECONOMIES: A PARADIGM SHIFT" was held on 17th January, 2017
Rural Living and Learning Experience (RLLE) : The RLLE Mela for the MBA-RM 2016-18 batch was held on 16th January 2017 in the Xavier City Campus. This marks the last event of the Rural Living and Learning Experience (RLLE) Component for the Rural Management students of Xavier School of Rural Management.
Study Abroad Programme : 30th Dec '16 - 3rd Jan '17 & 4th - 13th Jan '17
The SDSU study abroad program was jointly offered by Xavier School of Sustainability, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar. Dr. Zohir Chowdhury an Associate Professor in Environmental Health at San Diego State University and 11 undergraduate, 8 females and 3 male student pursuing graduation in Sustainability, Health Sciences, Public Health, Speech language and hearing sciences, Hospitality and tourism management visited India.
CARDINAL VISIT to XUB : Most Rev. Fr. Telesphore Placidus Toppo, Cardinal and Archbishop of Ranchi in the Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Fr. John Barwa S.V.D., Archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Archdiocese, Rev. Fr. Telesphore Bilung, SVD Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi visited Xavier City Campus, XUB on 11th January 2017.
CHILDREN'S ENVIRONMENT CONGRESS: 21st - 22nd December, 2016
"Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see" John F. Kennedy.The Xavier School of Sustainability, Xavier University Bhubaneswar hosted the CHILDREN’S ENVIORNMENT CONGRESS 2016 on Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Institute Day Celebration : 2nd December, 2016
XCOMM International Conference : 25th - 26th NOVEMBER, 2016 on " Role of Media in Democracy " was the second joint venture of Xavier School of Communications, Xavier University and Odisha TV.
5th National Symposium on Rural Management (NSoRM) : 18th - 19th NOVEMBER, 2016
XPRESSIONS : The University’s Annual flagship B-School Event was held from 11th to 13th November, 2016
Sanidhya 2016 Bhubaneswar Chapter :5th November, 2016 at XIMB Campus.
Foundation Day Lecture 2016 : Shri. Kamal Bali, Managing Director, Volvo India Private Limited had delivered the Foundation Day Lecture at 6.00 pm on Friday, November 4th, 2016.
XIMB, XUB received International Diamond Star for Quality Award 2016
XIMB, XIMB has been ranked 3rd among India’s Top leading Private B-Schools of Super Excellence as per CSR-GHRDC B-School SURVEY 2016 and 6th among India’s Top 10 private B-Schools for the year 2016 in the Best B-Schools 2016 of the OUTLOOK-DRSHTI SURVEY
VIKALP presents songs, stories and conversations from 20th - 22nd oct '16 hosted by XCOMM, X-Stage, Spic Macy of Xavier University Bhubaneswar
UMG Annual Rainbow Cities(ARC) Summit on "KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS AND HUMAN RESOURCE NEEDS for sustainable, resilient, livable, humane and peaceful cities"
RMAX, the Rural Managers' Association of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar(XIMB), celebrate the flagship event, Gramotsava ‘16, the three-day Annual Rural Marketing Fair from 30th Sept- 2nd Oct 2016. It is our sincere effort in taking forward the 10 years old legacy of the Rural Management students of the institute to showcase our learning and skills by organizing a two-day marketing event having a 10,000 plus footfall every year in association with various companies across the domain in the rural hinterlands of Odisha.
An interactive session was held by Shri. Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-Founder and CEO, OLA Cabs on 28th Sept 2016, at 7.00 pm in the Auditorium XIMB, XUB.
Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB), Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) in association with Odisha Television Ltd. organized a talk by Shri Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser to Govt. of India on Thursday, 1st September, 2016 at 10.30 am in XIMB campus.
RM program has been ranked the 2nd best program in India and the 19th in the world in the Agribusiness and Rural Management category by best-masters.com
RMAX, the Rural Managers' Association of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) celebrated the annual Rural Management conclave of Xavier School of Rural Management, Abhivyakti'16 on the 21st AUG 2016 at XIMB Auditorium. RMAX, the Rural Managers' Association of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), is a registered students' body with an emphasis on "learning by doing" and "learning beyond the books. To showcase our mettle and wide acceptance as a credible and diligent community, we are into a series of activities like- organizing workshops, seminars and guest lectures on contemporary issues, working on live projects from the industry, providing consultancy services, developing case studies, conducting customized market research and promotion activities.
Xavier School of Sustainability (XSoS), Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) hosted a significant event, the annual XUB Sustainability Summit - 2016 at XIMB campus and XUB Xavier City Jatni campus, during August 11-13, 2016. The theme of this year's summit was Energy, Peace and Global Governance. The core agenda of the summit was to create a movement for putting energy and peace in the centre of discourse, to mainstream sustainability in management education and to create a platform at XUB for institutional network among all the actors to promote the mentioned theme.
FINOMICS 2016, A Business Conclave of XIMB, XUB was held on 6th August, 2016 at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar(XIMB).
Smart City project gets five independent directors: The appointment of a panel of independent directors has given the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) domain experts to advise the new company on execution of the ambitious project. The BSCL already has eight board members and with the appointment of the independent directors, the special purpose vehicle is now fully formed. The state government on Monday appointed the five independent directors to BSCL — Madhav Pai, Saveeta Mohanty, Aamer Azeemi, Sandipan Chakravortty and Bhavin Sheth. The Telegraph presents profiles of the independent director.
Xavier School of Sustainability in association with the United States India Education Foundation (USIEF) hosted a workshop on “Skills for Air Quality Management” (SAQM), Knowledge partners include National Environmental Engineering Research Institute and Green Health Foundation.
There were various eminent speakers, including Dr. Diya Dutt of the USIEF Alumni Association, Dr. Tanutrushna Panigrahi of the Fulbright Indian Alumni Chapter Leader and Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Director CSIR-NEERI.
The one-day HR symposium was organised to familiarize students with current initiatives and challenges in the field of HRM and disseminate views of academia and HR practitioners.
Prof. (Dr.) Snigdha Pattnaik, Dean, XaHR, welcomed the audience and spoke about the importance of gaining different perspectives about HRM from eminent experts from industry and academia.
The topic for the first session was - " HR in the Organization: the Field of Practice ".
The topic for the second session was -" Human Processes at the Workplace ".
Sanidhya 2016 was held Sucessfully on 7th May, 2016 at Chennai & Hyderabad and on 14th May, 2016 at Kolkata
His Excellency Mr. Hyun Cho, Ambassador of Korea, his wife Mrs. Jeeyoon Cho and the Honorary Consul General, Mr. RajiveKaul visited to Xavier University, on 8th April.
The Second Convocation of the Xavier University Bhubaneswar, Twenty-Fifth Convocation of XIMB was held on March 29th, Tuesday 2016. Shri. Suresh Narayanan, Chairman & Managing Director, Nestle India Pvt. Ltd. was the Chief Guest and the Convocation Speaker.
Prof. Snigdha Pattnaik, Dean, Xavier School of Human Resources Management (XSHRM) been awarded with the AARYA AWARD 2016 on 6th March, 2016 at Rabindra Mandap,
Bhubaneswar to mark the International Women's Day, by the Parichay Foundation in recognition of her contribution and achievement in the field of education.
Xavier’s was selected as a premier partner for Thunderbird, W.P. Carey and Arizona State University, and this long-term partnership once again emphasizes the values, standards and quality of management education that the Xavier University stands for. This relationship can grow more fruitfully in the coming years. This is a long-term global opportunity for students of Odisha and India through XIMB, Xavier University to be enrolled for five possible programs.
This is a proud moment for higher education in Odisha and would enhance the stature of global management education in the state and India.
ICITis a premier international forum for sharing high quality research in the areas of Information Technology. XIMB,XUBhosted the 14th International Conference on Information Technology 21-23 December, in collaboration with Orissa Information Technology Society and IEEE.The conference signifies a milestone in keeping pace with the latest research trends in the various fields of IT.The three-day event comprised of several Keynote Addresses, Invited Talks and Paper presentations. There were 54 participants and 24 paper presentations during the conference.
The Institute’s Foundation Day celebration,was made special with Mr. D Shivakumar, Chairman & CEO, @PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt. Ltd. delivering the 13th XIMB Foundation Day Lecture.
Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XSHRM), Xavier University in collaboration with IIRA AND FES hosted the NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “MAKE- IN- INDIA INITIATIVES AND CHANGING PARADIGMS OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS”. The National Conference on “Make-in-India Initiative and Changing Paradigms of Industrial Relations”.Hon’ble Justice ShriGopalBallavPatnaik, former Chief Justice of India delivered the Inaugural keynote address. Prof. (Dr.) E.M Rao, was felicitated and honored during the conference for his immense contribution to the field of IR and Labour Laws. Dr. Rao is the former Dean of XLRI, Jamshedpur and former professor, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. The conference brought together eminent speakers from different stakeholder groups. There were speakers from academia like Prof. EA Ramaswamy, former Professor at IIMB and ISS at the Hague, and Prof. PK Padhi, Professor XLRI. There were HR leaders from industry, e.g. Mr. RajanSinghal, ED Corporate HR, Varun Beverages, and Rear Admiral NK Misra, CMD Hindustan Shipyards Ltd. among others. Mr. Mahadevan, President AITUC brought in perspectives from the trade unions and Dr. Tapas Panda, Regional Labour Commissioner (Central) spoke from the view point of the government.
XCOMM – Xavier School of Communications, Xavier University, hosted the INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CONFERENCE on “Mass Mediated Culture and Trend Today: Challenges and Opportunities”. Mr. Krishna Prasad – Editor in-Chief of Outlook, was the Chief Guest and the Keynote speaker for the event. Media educators, professionals, scholars, researchers and students from various media institutions took part in the event and presented papers. The conference also had two sessions of panel discussion, one on 'News Media' and the other on 'Odia film industry'. Mr.Krishna Prasad (Editor- in-Chief Outlook), Ms. Liza Roy, (Zee T V Mumbai) and Mr. Sandeep Sahu (BBC Odisha) constituted the panel at the opening session with Mr. Pradhyuman Maheswary (MxM Mumbai) as the moderator. The Film directors Mr. Nila Madhab Panda, Basant Sahu, and the renowned Odia film actor Mr. Anubhav Mohanty participated in the panel discussion on the topic " Odia Film Industry today’. OTV, the conference partner of XCOMM, telecast the programme.
The Glimpses of an 'Evening with Harsha Bhogle & Rajat Kapoor’ invitees to Sanidhya 2015, XIMB’s Annual Alumni Meet at Bhubaneswar. Dr. Adyasha Das (alumna of 1992-94 batch of XIMB, an acclaimed singer, writer and poet) with her nightingale voice brought back vivid memories of‘those nostalgic days on the Campus’ for the alumni.
The 7th edition of the Book titled "The Law of Industrial Disputes", edited by Prof. E.M. Rao was officially released by the Vice Chancellor of Xavier University Prof. Dr. Fr. Paul Fernandes, S.J., at the Xavier City Campus, Bhubaneswar on Wednesday, 30th September, 2015.
The seventh edition of 'O.P. Malhotra - The Law of Industrial Disputes' edited by Dr. E.M. Rao critically examines a number of judicial pronouncements from the standpoint of industrial jurisprudence. It provides an in depth analysis of recent legislative changes and a logical & scientific evaluation of judicial precedents.
Xavier School of Human Resource Management, in association with National HRD Network, organised a HR Round Table meeting'Towards Creating High Performance Organization: Emerging Trends' on 26 September at Hotel Leela Palace, Gurgaon, NCR.
Shri Naveen Patnaik, the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha inaugurated the Centre of Excellence in Fiscal Policy & Taxation (CEFT) on Monday, September 7, 2015 at the XIMB Auditorium followed by a National Conference on “Fiscal Policy and Taxation” in CR 231, 2nd Floor, New Academic Block, XIMBCampus.
"GREAT Conversations - Future of Indian Cities" A Discussion session by the British Council, hosted at XIMB Auditorium. The opening address was provided by the Vice Chancellor of Xavier University and Director XIM-B, Fr. Paul Fernandes emphasizing on the current need for a society having great leaders, peace, sustainability, resilience and justice. It was an open discussion by expert speakers, Ms. KarunaGopal, an internationally acclaimed thought leader, columnist, keynote speaker and advisor on SMART CITIES, Ms. Bee Rowlatt, a writer, journalistand the author of the best-seller “Talking about Jane Austen in Baghdad” and moderated by Mr. Scott Furssedonn-Wood, a career diplomat and the British Deputy High Commissioner for Eastern India since October 2013.