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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Salem, 17 Dec 2014

ICTACT BRIDGE conference, a unique initiative of ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu (ICTACT), aims to bridge the industry – academia gap.The Bridge program was successfully conducted by ICTACT on 18th December 2014 at Hotel Park Plaza, Salem. The participants are from the membership colleges of ICTACT.

The conference were inaugurated by Mr. Siva Kumar, CEO of ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu and followed by the session speakers from various industries.

The speakers of the Bridge program are Prof. Dr. C. Swaminathan, Vice Chancellor, Periyar University P. Purushothaman, senior director, Nasscom; M.P. Vijay Kumar, chief financial officer, Sify Technologies Limited; Sriram Manoharan, managing director, Contus; Bhanu Kumar, vice-president, Cloud Infrastructure Services; Prof. Dr. C. Swaminathan, Vice Chancellor, Periyar University; Mr. Sridharan Siva Founder, S10 Health; Mr. G V Selvam, Vice President, VIT University; Mr. Ramkumar Chairman, Gemini Communications Limited; Mr. P.Venkatesh, Director - Product Division, Maveric Systems Ltd; Mr. Harshal Sawant, Head - Mech. Engg. Academy, HCL Technologies; Mr. Arasharial John Saju, President, Ami Tech (I) Pvt Ltd.; Mr. Raj Prabakar, Founder and Managing director FYMC; Mr. Mahendran S, Senior Vice President, iGTB a Polaris group company.

The topic of the speakers are "Academic Leadership" and "Digital Leadership" focused on Nurturing Research and researchers, Promoting collaborative environments, Creating a culture for Innovation, Analyzing Your Values and Finding Balance, Teacher as a leader, Becoming digitally fluent, Role of Technology in effective institutional leadership, Technology for people management, etc.

The information share by the speakers was highly motivational for the participants.