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Nanotechnology for Energy, Environment and Health

PSG Institute of Advanced Studies will organise a two – day seminar on ‘Nanotechnology for Energy, Environment and Health’ on 15th October, 2012 and 16th October, 2012.

According to a release, the seminar will deliberate upon the latest advancements and challenges in the development of multifunctional nano-materials and their applications in areas like Energy, Smart Textiles, Printed Electronics, Environment and Health.

It will be inaugurated by W. Selvamurthy, Distinguished Scientist and Chief Controller ( R & D ), Defence Research and Development Organisation. R. Rudramoorthy, Principal of PSG College of Technology, will preside, the press release says.

Special Lectures :

Professors Pradeep Halder, Makoto Hirayama and Magnus Bergkvist from the University at Albany, State University of New York, the U.S., will deliver special lectures.

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National Seminar on ‘Biodiversity and Conservation of Coastal and Marine Ecosystems’

Bombay Natural History Society ( BNHS ) in association with Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala ( RJ ) College, International Union for Conservation of Nature ( IUCN ) and Mangroves For the Future ( MFF ) is organizing a three – day National Seminar on “Biodiversity and Conservation of Coastal and Marine Ecosystems of India”. The Seminar will be held from 13th September, 2012 to 15th September, 2012 at RJ College at Ghatkopar in Mumbai.

It will include an Exhibition on Marine Biodiversity and its Conservation. The Seminar is divided into several sub – themes covering the entire gamut of issues related to marine biodiversity and conservation.

Day – 1 ( 13th September, 2012 ) :

  • Biodiversity and Conservation of Coastal and Marine Ecosystems
  • Threats to Marine Biodiversity

( Speakers : Mr BC Choudhary, Wildlife Institute of India; Dr K Kathiresan, CAS; Mr Deepak Apte, BNHS; Dr Balachandran, BNHS and Dr Sanjay Deshmukh, University of Mumbai )

Day – 2 ( 14th September, 2012 ) :

  •  Tools for assessing and Techniques for conservation of Marine Biodiversity
  •  Harvesting Marine Resources – Issues of Sustainability and Conservation

( Speakers : Dr VS Somvanshi, Fisheries Survey of India; Dr E Vivekanandan, CMFRI; Dr Yogesh Shouche, NCCS; Dr AC Anil, National Institute of Oceanography; Dr Dharmendra Shah, MS University and Dr Swapna Prabhu, BNHS )

Day – 3 ( 15th September, 2012 ) :

  • Marine disasters and their management
  • Regulation of Coastal Activities and Integrated Coastal Zone Management ( ICZM )

( Speakers : Dr Weneresti Gallardo, Thailand; Indian Coast Guard and Dr Analezza Esteban, MFF )

COP Connection

The upcoming Conference of Parties ( COP ) 11 of the Convention of Biological Diversity ( CBD ) is scheduled to be held from 1st to 19th October 2012 in Hyderabad. BNHS is working as the nodal organization to host the global NGO Alliance of CBD for COP 11. CBD has identified “Marine and Coastal Biodiversity” as the theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity 2012. The theme of this Seminar has been selected in line with the upcoming COP 11 and CBD focus areas.

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PG Information Seminar on 30th June, 2012 held in Bangalore

An Information Seminar, with Free 1 hour counselling sessions, on Bangalore’s newest and India’s only International MBA with PG in Entrepreneurship. The information seminar will give you details on the importance of an education in Entrepreneurship, be it, taking over your family business, or starting a new venture. All your questions will be answered at this forum.

About Institute :

Jain Group of Institutions and the JGI Ventures, have come together to create India’s Premier B School. The School for Leadership Excellence has dedicated itself to educating and developing upcoming Entrepreneurs and successors to family businesses through this MBA and PGP.

Advantages of Attending this session :

Candidates can walk away with the understanding of Entrepreneurship in today’s market. They will get an insight into family business management for the next 30 years, and the ups and downs expected. They will walk away with an understanding that will better their future career options, as it is fair to say that an Entrepreneur can come out of any field, hence the seminar will help shed light on the direction needed to be taken by all students.

Post Graduation Information seminar helps you pursue an International MBA + PGP with a 5 country global visit.

Date : 30th June, 2012, Saturday
Timings : 10 : 00 AM to 8 : 00 PM.
Venue : Vivanta By Taj, MG Road Bangalore.

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Seminar on study in New Zealand on 13th April, 2012

Medway Educational Consultant Pvt. Ltd. proposes to organise a day – long interactive session with students on the opportunities for taking up higher education in New Zealand at Hotel Taj Gateway Vijaywada on 13th April, 2012.

The agency in a release Vijayawada on 10th April, 2012 said that a score of questions that hit the minds of students aspiring to take up higher education abroad such as travelling, climate, accommodation, living costs, fees, employment, application process etc. shall be clarified at the seminar.

Representatives of numerous universities of New Zealand will be present at the Hotel Taj Gateway from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on that day to answer all their questions. New Zealand offers a range of programmes in all faculties of education, management, business, engineering, electrical & electronics, IT and computer science, hospitality and tourism, hotel management, nursing and health care, wireless, and telecommunication.

Universities from across length and breadth of New Zealand such as WITT, Waiariki, Waikato, AUT, NMIT and Victoria shall be lined up to choose from between, said Medway consultants organiser and South India Director Karam Kaur. Students can avail all foreign education related services at one stop, she said.

All the myths associated with studying abroad can be dispelled and such seminars make the procedures simple through bringing awareness among student community, she added. Trained counsellors shall be present to help students select the right destination and appropriate course.

Interested can get details over Phone No : 0866 – 6464888 or 09440 293982.

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Jayalakshmi Institute of Technology organized by Education Guidance Programme

An education guidance programme and seminar is being organised by the Jayalakshmi Institute of Technology, Thoppur, on 7th April, 2012 at the institute premises at 9.30 a.m.

The programme is being organised for Plus Two students who need guidance in choosing a branch in professional courses.

Professors from Anna Technical University Chennai will interact with the students and explain about various streams of engineering and its prospects in the employment market. The Indian Bank will also issue in principal loans to the eligible students, the release adds.

Candidates can register their participation to Professors K. Narayanasamy ( 98423 23214 ), V. Munusamy ( 99657 69238 ), S. Venkasan ( 98949 16315 ), S. Saravanan ( 98943 34400 ) and L. Kanakeswari ( 99947 48969 ).

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Seminar Series to explore Philosophy of Education

Aimed at fostering philosophical discussions and structured debates on our current education system, Azim Premji University is organising a series of seminars on the ‘Philosophy of education’.

The focus of these seminars is on teacher education and related themes such as development of talent and creation of knowledge, which can facilitate systemic change in education.

In a press release issued by the University, the organisers invited abstracts for paper presentations at the seminar, with each abstract not exceeding 500 words.

The seminar series is the University’s first step in this direction with the hope to collaborate and connect with scholars in different Universities, in India and abroad, the release added. As part of the series, four regional seminars will be held in Jaipur, Dehra Dun, Kolkata and Puducherry in August and September this year.

International Seminar : 

Following this, an International Seminar on the same lines will be held in Bangalore from 16th January, 2013 to 18th January, 2013 where established scholars in the discipline from across the world will make presentations on current issues on the subject. It will be a means to connect the debates in ‘philosophy of education’ world over to the Indian scenario and bring together a significant number of academics in the country.

To be able to encourage more young scholars, the university is also thinking in terms of a support process and academic help for the seminars.

This is important as there is a dearth of good research talent in the country, especially in this field, said the institute.

Abstracts / papers can be sent to by 15th April, 2013 for the regional seminars and 31st July, 2013 for the international seminar.


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