On such perspective, the India China Economic and Cultural Council (ICEC) in association with Government of Sichuan and the ministry of Education of China is organizing a round table discussion on 'Management Studies and Areas of Possible Co-operation between India and China' during the 2012 Education Forum for Asia annual Conference.
The conference is said to be scheduled from September 21-23, 2012 in Chengdu city of China. The policy makers in the field of education, academicians, educational institutions and business leaders from India and Chinese universities are to attend this conference.
Many universities from Gujarat have also been invited. According to Jagat Shah the Chairman of ICEC Gujarat, the premier institutes based in Gujarat including the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, National Institute of Design, centre for environmental Planning and Technology, Mudra Institute of Communication Ahmedabad, Nirma University, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Gujarat National Law University and Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management have been invited.
Shah said that "The event would be a great platform to Brainstrom and discuss the necessary policy actions required to foster educational collaborations between the two countries, especially in area of management studies, including liberal studies. It will also provide an excellent opportunity for the Indian management institutes to connect and share knowledge with their counterparts in other Asian countries as well as seek opportunities for long term educational collaboration".