Past Events

 Past events the Bridging Nations Foundation has hosted

11th February 2016: Workforce challenges in the US healthcare industry.

Delivering and reinvigorating the healthcare workforce has been a critical part of the nation’s strategy to improve health and healthcare. Yet in the next few decades, the U.S. healthcare industry is projected to witness a severe shortage of labor force. Although a growing number of academic and medical institutions are engaging on such issues to an unprecedented degree, whether the healthcare labor shortage can be addressed in the years ahead remains highly uncertain.

 

14th August 2014: US-India Skill Development and Job Creation Partnership: Role of Community Colleges

In the simple case of supply and demand: the demand for skilled labor in India grows every day, but there is only a limited supply of workers with the necessary skills to fill these positions. Hence why experts believe that a community college system, similar to the one in the United States, should be established in India to meet this growing demand…

 

29th May 2014: BIG DATA AND STUDENT EMPLOYABILITY

Big Data plays an important role in modern-day job seeking–from global job search websites to talent matching and resume searches…

 

10th Dec 2013: Higher Education Tsunami – Winners and Losers

The Bridging Nations Foundation will host a one-day Higher Education Tsunami Summit to address the challenges faced by global higher education systems…

 

28th Dec 2012: Mr. Rajendra Shende is now an Advisor at CEES

Mr. Rajendra Shende has graciously agreed to take on the role of an Advisor with College of Energy, Environment and Sustainability. Mr. Rajendra M. Shende, former Director in United Nations Environment Programme, is a leading expert in the sustainable technologies and policies…

 

December 21, 2012: Seminar on ‘A Global overview of the role of nuclear energy in the electricity mix’.
– By – Mr. Vijay Nilekani

Bridging Nations successfully organized a seminar ‘A Global overview of the role of nuclear energy in the electricity mix’…

 

March 25, 2010: Nuclear Energy Policies of China, India, and the US

Bridging Nations successfully held the discussion on the nuclear energy policies of world’s strategic partners i.e U.S, India and China.

 

November 16, 2009: Expectations of the Upcoming Summit between President Barack Obama and PM Manmohan Singh

Bridging Nations, along with co-sponsors the Asia Society, GWU, CSIS, and the Confederation of Indian Industry, hosted a conference and discussion event on the eve of summit between President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh…

 

October 24, 2009: College of Energy & Environment Professor Workshop

The professors of BNU’s College of Energy & Environment met in Washington, DC, to attend a Professor Workshop and discuss energy issues, course curriculum, and the College’s learning platform…

 

July 8, 2009: Energy Policies of India, China and the US

On Wednesday, July 8th, 2009, following the practice to conduct the enriching discussion, Bridging Nations hosted a panel event to discuss the overall energy policies of India, China, and the U.S., as well as the major factors impacting policy…

 

July 31, 2008: Education in a Flat World Roundtable Discussion

A roundtable discussion was arranged at the Metropolitan Club to initiate a dialogue on education in the transforming world especially on the backdrop of globalization…

 

July 10, 2008: The Trajectory of Indian-Israeli Relations

Bridging Nations recently hosted a unique event to discuss the trajectory of Indian-Israeli Relations, with Indian Ambassador Raminder Singh Jassal as the event’s keynote speaker…

 

June 25, 2007: Competitiveness in the Power Triangle – The Digital Silk Road of the 21st Century

On June 25, 2007, Bridging Nations held a successful multi-faceted Gala to discuss relations between the U.S., India, and China. The conferences brought together leaders from these three countries in the realms of business, academia, and policy in order to explore the implications of current events on trilateral relations…

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