World’s largest youth organisation AIESEC organises 3 Major Conferences in Bangalore
October 26, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education NewsBANGALORE, October 26, 2007 — AIESEC is the international student platform for young people to discover and develop their potential. Present in over 1100 universities and encompassing over 23,000 members, AIESEC provides the platform for leadership development for young people by offering over 5000 leadership opportunities each year, in addition to over 4000 international internship opportunities for its members. AIESEC is an organization that activates leaders, creating a network of change agents that have a positive impact on society. Through a series of discussions and seminars with global business, cultural, science, political and NGO leaders, top youth talent from AIESEC will have a unique opportunity to exchange opinions and discuss the most relevant issues affecting today’s world.
AIESEC in Bangalore has the honour of holding 3 prestigious AIESEC conferences this year; it has been 25 years since AIESEC in Bangalore was incepted.
The Alumni Congress
The AIESEC Alumni Congress is an annual meeting of AIESEC Alumni Association members world wide. It is a conference that gathers alumni with the purpose of re-connecting members to AIESEC, as well as sharing professional experiences, and to continue the AIESEC spirit in their lives.
With a focus on Igniting Change, the Second Annual AIESEC Alumni Congress will take place at Angsana Spa and Resort, Bangalore from October 26th – 28th.
More familiar to the Indian Corporate sector, some prominent AIESEC India alumni include:
• Vikram Gandhi, Head – Global Financial Institutions Group, Credit Suisse First Boston – Mr. Gandhi has tentatively agreed to co-chair this year’s congress
• Nikhil Khattau, Founder & CEO, Sun F&C
• Sulajja Firodia Motwani, MD, Kinetic Engineering
• Meera Sanyal, MD, ABN Amro ACES
• Neeraj Bhargava, CEO, WNS India
UNITE - Learning Network Conference
UNITE has been conceptualized with a vision to sensitize, train and coach the various stakeholders of AIESEC on the major socio-economic issues prevalent in world and how we as the youth leadership of the world would address each of these issues leading to social well-being and economic development. The conference would be a common platform for experts on issue. This conference would be the first ever Learning Networks Conference with a focus towards social, economic and environmental trends.
This is the maiden year for UNITE and is being organised in Bangalore between the 26-28th October 2007 at Silver Oaks Resort. Some of the speakers attending this forum are;
- Mr. Parth Sarvate, Azim Premji Foundation
- Mr. Manoj Chakarvati, Head CSR, Titan Industries
- Dr. Ashok Agrawal, Associate Director, Azim Premji Foundation
- Mr. Vishal Talreja, Director, Dream a Dream
National Strategic Conference 2007
Bangalore will also play host to AIESEC’s National Strategic Conference which will bring together 200 young leaders from various cities in India between 1st November 2007 - 4th November 2007. NSC 2007 is the opportunity for committed young leaders who have an enterprising spirit, dynamism and personal vision for their local realities, to come together. It aims to create a powerful platform for youth networking, mind share and pioneering of local strategies.
AIESEC Bangalore through NSC 2007 hopes to provide companies with business enterprise benefits and access to a multicultural environment, with the objective of building longstanding, mutually beneficial partnerships. NSC 2007 offers companies a ‘Window to the Youth’, a leverage with which they will be able to spread the positive influence of their company. Some of the companies that will be taking workshops at this forum are;
- TATA Consultancy Services
For media information:
Vice President – External Relations
AIESEC Delhi, India
Mobile: 91-98188 00366