Key Speakers


OPJU is organizing First Industry-Academia Conclave (IAC-2018) on “Realigning Education towards Industry Needs” at the University Campus during April 12-13, 2018 in association with Jindal Steel and Power Limited, Raigarh, India.

This student led initiative aims to bridge the gap between the industry needs and the academic community and provide a common platform for exchange of ideas and setup a system to increase collaboration between the two. This two day conclave will provide the participants to engage in dialogue and discussion to understand today’s industry needs, seek inputs from industry to shape curriculum, prepare students to better understand the type of skills that the industry is looking for, and provide opportunities to all stake holders to increase engagement through internships, projects, and industry visits in the long term.

The conclave will host several keynote speakers from across our industry partners, and also conduct multiple breakout sessions to discuss the specific issues outlined above. It will share platform to the innovators from all over India to exhibit their products, start ups, projects and will set up a base to connect academic with the industry.


The Program will focus on:

  • Encouraging the students to cultivate a more pragmatic outlook regarding the Industry and its expectations.

  • How to manage the human capital and achieve the business results through competency development?

  • Importance of Talent Assessment and Development initiatives.

  • Need for sustainable competency based human resource system in an organization.

  • Genesis of automation in Talent Management.