NICC and CII bring ‘Momentum India’

13 Jan,2012

By A Correspondent

 

National Institute of Creative Communication (NICC) along with the Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) is organizing ‘Momentum India’ that will highlight the growing need for industry-oriented professionals in Media and Design. The event is slated for January 15- 16 at the JN Tata Auditorium, IISc in Bengaluru.

 

Momentum India will bring together educational institutions, industry and public on a single platform to establish free and dynamic interaction on design and media technologies that are cornerstones of industrial and economic growth and central to the National and Global industrial-commercial process.

 

A joint statement from Mr P.P. Shukla IFS, former Ambassador to Russia, Advisory Council Head, NICC, with M. Anjan Das, Executive Director, CII and Dr. Akash K Rose, Chairman, NICC said, “Indiais a rich source of creative talent and a major potential hub for global design. Momentum India is an effort to display the current scenario of Education in Media & Design in India and abroad, acquire industry perspectives and furnish information on career opportunities to students and parents, as well as illustrate the vital importance of Design to Industry in the process of becoming a Global force – just as we have already done in the IT Sector. Achieving this smoothly and rapidly is best done via closely interactive relationships between the Education and Industrial sectors. It is equally essential that the general public be fully informed of the career and professional scope in Design and Media such that the best talent is drawn to this vibrant and rapidly-growing stream.”

 

Momentum India will have speakers from around the world, exhibition, workshops, contests and panel discussions aimed to provide information on emerging global trends, industry-centric specialized education and career opportunities. Topics will comprise both traditional and new age media – ranging from Motion Graphics and Animation, Retail and Retail Design, User Interface (UI) design for Web and Mobile, Photo Journalism, Copy Writing, Cinematography, Fashion Design, Product and Packaging Design, and Television and Print Advertising to name a few.

 

The event will host prominent national and international names including Prof. Theo J.J. Groothuizen India Regional Advisor, ICSID, Counsellor for Science and Technology, Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nick Talbot, Global Design Head, Tata Elxsi, Srinivas Reddy, Director, Glynt Jewels, Michael Foley, Product Designer & Founder, Foley Designs, Sonia Manchanda, Director IDIOM Design Consulting, BR Swarup, Creative Director Ad campaign ‘Your Moment is waiting’, Kerala Tourism, Ramesh Ramanathan, Senior Advertising Consultant, Wasim Khan, International Fashion Photographer and Abhijeet Sojwal, Head of Photography and Imaging, Myntra to name a few.

MxMIndia is partnering Momentum India.

 

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