Chairman Message

WELCOME TO THE Bridge 2018

LAKSHMI NARAYANAN

Chairman, ICT Academy
Emeritus Vice Chairman, Cognizant

Iindustry 4.0 is highly disruptive, with AI being its prime player. The future of work is envisioned to have a lot of automation in terms of mundane jobs and rote roles. The industry is already into looking for such talents that can adapt to the disruptive environment by being a continuous learner. Being updated, looking for the next, and being resilient to change will be the key attributes required to swim through Industry 4.0 successfully. ICT Academy BRIDGE, the flagship conference of ICT Academy envisages augmenting healthier and significant exchanges amongst the academia and industry, to prepare the next generation talent of the nation towards a strong and firm information ecosystem.

ICT Academy BRIDGE conference is the only platform in the continent, which exhibits a dynamic convergence of Industry, Academia and Government. This year the BRIDGE conference will single-mindedly focus on “Fostering India for Industry 4.0 and will discuss on various aspects of Industry 4.0, Digitalization, AI, Entrepreneurship, and Research and be a catalyst to improve the quality of education adequately to meet the needs of the Industry 4.0. I am happy to invite participants to participate in this largest industry-institute interaction event of Asia.