The Darden South Asia Society (DSAS) is proud to announce the inaugural ‘Darden South Asia Conference: India Chapter’ on February 11-12th. Mr. Narayana Murthy, the legendary founder of tech giant Infosys, will be joining as the key-note speaker.

The global conference will bring together business professionals, academics, thought leaders and students around the globe to discuss emerging ideas on growth and sustainability within the Indian economy. Some topics that will be discussed include:

  • Recent Technological Revolutions in Healthcare and Education Sectors
  • Energy Generation & Sufficiency
  • Careers in Entertainment Beyond Bollywood
  • Women in Business: Challenges and Support Systems
  • Make in India
  • Impact of COVID on the Startup Ecosystem and VC growth
  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • Darden Experience Showcasing the Case Study Method

The two-day conference will bring together 18+ speakers, 5 panels and 3 fireside chats. DSAS has received tremendous support from Darden’s India Alumni Chapter; some alumni will be joining the conference as distinguished panelists. The panels will be moderated by Darden faculty members based on their area of expertise.

This event is open for all. Prospective students might find the ‘Darden Experience’ session of particular interest as it will showcase the Darden Case Study method!

DSAS will be launching the conference website soon! In the meantime, please use this link to register and stay updated on the event.

“As part of the UVA community, we have access to a large network of business professional, entrepreneurs, academicians, and industry experts. We have an amazing faculty and a diverse base of alums who have rich experiences that can be truly valuable for students and young professionals. At Darden, the students take pride in the case study method and interactive classroom experience where we discuss trends and emerging ideas from around the world. We wanted to give a glimpse of this experience to the world. This conference will give those within and outside the UVA community an opportunity to witness the strength of our network and indulge in interesting conversations with the leaders in various fields."

- Darden South Asia Society