London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) January 25, 2012 -- Salwan Media Private Limited, a media company focused on education, consumer and business information, today announces US India Business Council (USIBC), Institute of International Education (IIE) and YES BANK as partners for its first annual flagship conference 'One Globe 2012 - Uniting Knowledge Communities'. The conference will be held on February 3rd and 4th, 2012 in New Delhi, India.
Harjiv Singh, Founder and CEO, Salwan Media said, "We are delighted to have USIBC, Yes Bank and IIE as partners for One Globe 2012. We truly value USIBC's work with academia, industry, and NGOs to strengthen institutional linkages in education; YES bank's commitment to the Indian education sector; and IIE's largest global education networks. This partnership, we believe, will further our understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the Indian education market to help create a 21st Century "Knowledge" economy."
Commenting on the conference, Ron Somers, President, USIBC said, "The U.S.-India Business Council is delighted to partner with Salwan Media for the One Globe 2012 conference in New Delhi. The conference has brought together an impressive roster of speakers from the intersection of education, business and skills development from India and around the world. We look forward to the important discussion on February 3rd & 4th. "
Dr. Rana Kapoor, Founder, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK said, "Our association with USIBC in this significant initiative is yet another step towards our commitment to the education and social infrastructure sector, which is one of the sunrise sectors of the Indian economy. Banks & financial institutions, as drivers of economic growth, have a crucial role to play in meeting the financial needs of the sector. YES BANK is deeply committed towards promoting inclusive growth through higher education and ushering innovation in higher education through a sustained Public Private Partnership (PPP) approach. I sincerely believe that 'knowledge & innovation' will differentiate the nations that emerge as economic powerhouses and will strengthen the competitive edge of businesses that assume leadership in a global marketplace."
Yes bank will be releasing a report on education at the conference, titled, "A Global Perspective to Higher Education in India"
Adds Dr. Allan E. Goodman, President and CEO, Institute of International Education, "India is a vital partner in international education. The Institute is committed to strengthening higher education ties between India and the United States. By bringing together diverse stakeholders to advance India's role in creating a knowledge economy across South Asia, this conference provides a good starting point for leaders from government, education, business and other important sectors to discuss how best to harness the country's resources for an even brighter future."
At the conference, IIE will address international partnerships in higher education, and the findings of the Institute's newly published book, "Developing Strategic International Partnerships: Models for Initiating and Sustaining Innovative Institutional Linkages".
The two day conference will have leaders and experts from across the world and region to discuss many topics of importance to addressing the pressing challenges of education in India, including technology and innovation, human capital, skill development, private equity investments in higher education, creation of physical infrastructure and philanthropy. One Globe 2012 conference is also in partnership with International Herald Tribune, Knowledge@Wharton, FICCI, UKIBC, TiE and Columbia School of Journalism.
If you would like to register for the conference, please register at http://www.salwanmedia.com/register.php.