Programme Schedule – InSIS 2018


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2nd International Conference (20-22 Feb 2018) on

“Applied Ancient Wisdom for Transformational Leadership”

North Campus, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007



Day 1- February 20, 2018 Schedule

Registration:                                       9:00 —10.00 AM

Session 1: Plenary Session;               10.00 AM – 12:00 Noon

10.00 AM MC Prof. Meha Joshi,  DSM,  Delhi Technological University


10.10 AM – 10.15 AM Benediction Seeking Blessings from the Energy of Shiva & Shakti
10.15 – 10.20 AM Lighting of the Lamp Signifying Lighting the Lamp of Divine Wisdom
10.20 – 10.30 AM Welcome Address Dr. Ramanath Pandey, Conference Director  & Secretary InSIS, Vadodara

Conference Planning Overview


10.30 – 10.40 AM Host Address Dr. C.S. Dubey, Director School of Open Learning, DU


10.40 – 10.50 Conference Thematic


Prof. Jagdish Kohli. Ex- Bell Lab, Communication Research Scientist, San Ramon, CA, USA


10.50 – 11.10 AM Keynote Address Prof. Dr. Charles Willemen, Rector International Buddhist College Thailand

The Role of Ancient Wisdom in Cultivating Creative Leadership


11.10 – 11.30 AM  Guest of Honor Address  Sri. Sarpv Chaturvedi, Managing Trustee, Srmt

Ri Ramanuja Mission Trust ,Chennai

Transformational Leadership in Business and Education

11.30 – 11.40 AM Chief Guest


Prof. S.R. Bhatt Chairman Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi, India
11.40 – 11.50 AM Chairman


Prof. Yogesh Singh, Hon. Vice Chancellor, Delhi Technological University, Delhi
11.50 – 12.00 PM Vote of Thanks Dr. U S Pandey, OSD, COL, University of Delhi
Rapporteur: Dr. Vinaya Ballakur, Dr. Surabhi Verma

Developing New Relationships over High Tea: 12:00PM – 12:30 PM


Session 2:                                             12:30 PM—1:45 PM


Expert Panel:

Jainism: A Way of Life for Inner Awakening

 Moderator: Prof. Venus Jain


  1. Venus Jain
  2. Vinaya Ballakur
  3. Jagdish Kohli
  4. Rama Jain

Socialization Lunch Break:                                            1:45 PM—2:45 PM



TRACK 1: Session 3:                        2:45 PM—4:00PM

Chair: Prof K T S Sarao, Head Dept. of Buddhist studies, University of Delhi

Buddhist Philosophy on Transformational Leadership: Part I

Transformational Leadership and the Buddhist Spirit


Dr. Amal K. Harh
A Buddhist Philosophy of Mind for Transformational Leadership          Juichiro Tanabe, Kumamoto University, JAPAN                                                           
 The Art of Developing Transformational Leadership: A Study from Buddhist   Perspectives Prof. Binodini Das
          Reiki: Applied Buddhist Energy Transformational Process


Dr. Pallabi Mukherjee
Buddhist Model for Transformational Leadership on the basis of Pali Jatak Dr. Jasbir Chawla
Rapporteur: Ms. Satya Kalra, California, USA

Session 4:                                             4:15 PM—5:00 PM


Chair: Prof. Kasntilal Das; Developing Transformational Leadership

Leadership principles envisaged through Somadeva’s Nītivākyāmṛtam


Dr. Harshada Sawarkar
The Relevance of Plato’s Republican Wisdom for Transformational Leadership: A Quip


Hasen Ali Ahmed
Kantian Wisdom of Perpetual Peace towards developing Transformational Leadership


Prof. Kasntilal Das
Rapporteur: Dr. Anju Seth, Dr. Surabhi Verma  

                  Interactive Dialog Over Tea:           5:00 PM – 5:30 PM