30th EditionPune

The Future of Work

Disruptive innovations and advanced technologies are creating new industries, methods and models, thereby destroying the old ones. New technologies including Data Analytics, Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility and Social Networks are having a huge impact on how people communicate, collaborate and work. As generations collide, workforces become more diverse and people work longer; traditional career models may soon be a thing of the past. Many of the roles and job titles of tomorrow will be ones we’ve not even thought of yet. This brings in a huge responsibilities for all stakeholders in education to develop and deploy strategies for preparing the right talent for the future global opportunities.

ICT Academy BRIDGE Conference will bring together industry experts, academic leaders and Government policy makers to address how to achieve strategic readiness to capitalize on the opportunities offered by the digital workplace and develop talent for the all new future of work.

Pune which has become a digital hub has prompted an exceptional increment in the IT field and thereby in the future of work.To re-emphasis and stabilize in this novice area, there needs to be an understanding of Future of Work. BRIDGE - Future of Work is a dedicated conference featuring organizations and experts doing innovative, pioneering work in developing the future workforce. It is the only event addressing the stakeholders and leaders in the process of bridging the industry & academia towards the Future of Work.

This conference will explore technological trends and how they are reshaping the future of work, forecasting key areas of job disruption and evaluating ways in which policy makers, academia & industry leaders can adapt regulatory and economic frameworks in response. In addition, speakers will explore and deliberate on the existing strategies and required rethinking of the working world.

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Focus Areas

the future of work : the role of academia
dealing with the vuca world
reengineering the skills ecosystem
developing an entrepreneurial culture
creating a sustainable fututre workforce
the future of learning
the workplace redefined: collaboration & culture
disruption & innovation: the road ahead
the future skills: technology & careers

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Event Format

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Who Can Participate

1. Academia
Principals, TPO's, HOD's and Faculty Members
2. Government
Senior Officers and Policy Makers
3. Corporate
CXO's, Executives And Senior Management Members

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Support Partner

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Industry Partner

Principal Sponsors

Cyber Security Partner

Knowledge Partner

Technology Partner

Eco-System Partner

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Chairman, ICT Academy and Vice-Chairman, Cognizant


Chief Executive Officer
ICT Academy

Dinanath Kholkar

VP and Global Head of Analytics & Insights, TCS

Ajay Bakshi

Managing Director
Metamorphosis Unlimited

Ravi Arora

Vice President - Innovation, Tata Sons Limited

Vinita Gera

General Manager, India COE Pune, Dell EMC

Prasad Dongre

Director, India Cloud Platform Consulting, Oracle

Sudipto Marjit

Head HR - Analytics and Strategy, Tata Capital

Aditya Gokhale

Director - R & D

Sanjeev Ghosh

Technical Solutions Manager, Autodesk India

Madhusudan Shekar

Principal Evangelist
Amazon Internet Services

Pundi Sriram

Co-Founder and Head,
STEP - The Hindu Group

Amol Dhondse

Senior Solution Architect
IBM Master Inventor

Shridhar Garge

Head - Strategy, Planning & Programs, NVIDIA


Executive Vice President
ICT Academy