Welcome to the 2014 Jain Leadership Conference from Feb. 21-23!
It is an opportunity to participate in innovative leadership sessions with some of the leading Jain entrepreneurial minds to date. It hosted by the JAINA Long Range Planning) Committee (LRP), (Jain Education and Research Foundation (JERF) and Florida International University (FIU). Special guest speakers include Dipak Jain (Dean Emeritus of INSEAD & Marketing Professor) and Bharat Desai.(Chairman and Co-founder, Syntel).
2/21/2014 to 2/23/2014
From Friday Feb. 21, 5:00 PM to Sunday Feb. 23, 1:00 PM
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th St
Miami, Florida 33174
(608) 217 4807
Online registration is closed.
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Welcome to the 2014 Jain Leadership Conference!
You are cordially invited by:
- Dr. Dipak Jain (Past Dean of the Kellogg School of Business)
- Bharat Desai (founder Syntel)
- JAINA Long Range Planning (LRP) Committee
- Jain Education and Research Foundation (JERF) and
- Florida International University (FIU)
Live streaming video by Ustream
February 21-23, 2014
This conference will bring together leaders from the Jain community, Jain Centers, education and business. This conference is hosted by JAINA LRP (Long Range Planning Committee), JERF (Jain Education and Research Foundation) and FIU (Florida International University).
Together with community leaders, noted guest speakers Dipak Jain and Bharat Desai will provide guidance and direction in supporting the goals of the each organization. The objective of the conference
The objective for the conference is to create the future of Living and Sharing a Jain Way of Life in North America.
To meet the above objective, conference attendees will collaborate on:
- Education – To share our vision and goals for the next 20 years
- Teams – New groups and partnerships to implement initiatives
- Tools – Access to a wealth of resources (web platform, finances, contacts, access to JAIN office/committees)for implementation of our vision
- Direction– To nurture a Jain Way of Life that is socially responsible.
Registration Cost: $65
Hotel Information cost: $159 per night - double occupancy.
Courtyard Miami West/FL Turnpike
11580 Nw 105th St
Miami, FL, 33178
Phone: (305) 500-9600
Group Discount: Reserve your room with the group name: Jain Leadership Conference
If you will be reserving a single room or will be sharing with someone you already know, please make your own reservations by phone.
If you would like to share a room and need a roommate, please let us know by emailing Chintan Shah at email@example.com. We will help you to coordinate room shares in advance of the conference.
Note for all Young Adult Leaders
A limited number of sponsored spaces are available. If you would like to attend and request sponsorship, please contact us immediately.
Join us to create the future we want for Jainism and JAINA in North America. Please RSVP today or contact for any questions or concerns:
Chintan Shah at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (608) 217 4807.
PLEASE REGISTER ON-LINE TODAY by clicking on the RSVP link above
Dean Emeritus of INSEAD and Marketing Professor
Mr. Jain served as Dean of INSEAD from May 2011 to March 2013 and became Marketing Professor in March 2013. Dean Emeritus of Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, from September 2009 to May 2011, Sandy and Morton Goldman Professor in Entrepreneurial Studies and Professor of Marketing since September 2009 and 1994 to July 2001, Dean from July 2001 through August 2009, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from July 1996 to June 2001 (Educational institution).
Chairman and Co-founder, Syntel
Born in Kenya and raised in India, Bharat Desai attended the revered Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai and moved to the U.S. as a programmer for Tata Consultancy Services in 1976. Four years later, he founded Syntel with his wife Neerja Sethi while earning his M.B.A. from University of Michigan. Started as a bootstrap operation with $2,000, the IT consulting and outsourcing company went public in 1997, and it now employs over 21,000 people around the world. read more
Friday - Feb. 21, 2014
Saturday - Feb 22, 2014
Sunday - Feb 23, 2014
Friday – Feb 21, 2014
|Our Shared Vision|
|Preparing for Tomorrow|
Saturday – Feb 22, 2014
|Session 1 – Jainism Today|
|Jainism Long Range Planning - Past / Present / Future|
|Ice Breaker – Let Us Establish Your Vision|
|How we would execute our Vision|
|Session 2 – Jainism in Second Generation|
|How can you take charge of and influence the direction in which we go?|
|Future of Tomorrow|
|Elevator Pitch – How to Deliver a 30 Second Pitch|
|Session 3 – Jainism Tomorrow (Parallel Tracks)|
|LRP Session - Young Adult Perspectives|
|FIU Session - Opportunities for youth in rural USA|
|Session 4 – Shaping the Landscape (Parallel Tracks)|
|LRP Session - 1-On-1 with a Mentor with a Follow-up Roundtable|
|FIU Session - Why Jainism|
|Session 5 – Responsible Jainism|
|Success and Jainism|
|Success in a Larger Sense (the circles of happiness|
|Success in Careers (visible success):|
|Spiritual Entrepreneurship (make your success significant):|
|Developing Future Leaders|
|How do we now accomplish this? What are the obstacles we must overcome?|
|How can Jain Studies at FIU help: Online courses, Academic touch, Authenticity, Research?|
|Pros and Cons of Conventional versus Non-Conventional Careers. How a non-conventional approach can make an impact on Jainism as it will be practiced in N.A.|
|Sunday – Feb 23, 2014|
|Session 6 – SWOT Analysis|
|What if tomorrow we received a $3 Million Dollar Grant?|
|Session 7 – Focus on Youth (Parallel Tracks)|
|FIU - Why FIU/JERF Focus on Youth Development|
|LRP – 10 Minute Take Aways|
|Session 8 – Summary|
|Wrap-up and Journey Ahead (Action Plans)|
Please sign up at jaina.org/2014leadershipconference, by clicking the button below or contact Chintan Shah by email at email@example.com or call (608) 217 4807 or Dr. Manoj Jain by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (901) 240 2602.
Here is what previous JAINA Leadership Conference attendees have said:
- "This was one of the best planned conferences I have attended."
- "I did not know there were so many free tools and support available from JAINA and its Committees to help our community."
- "Educating and strengthening Leadership will greatly benefit me not only on Jain projects but in my work place as well.”
- "I have learned a great deal on how to execute on my Jain projects from my small center."
JAINA Long Range Planning, JERF and FIU Leadership Planning Team
|Dipak Doshi (IL)||Manoj Jain (TN)|
|Kirti Jain (KY)||Prem Jain (CA)|
|Sapan Bafna (FL)||Yogendra Jain (MA)|
|Chintan Shah (MA)||Sushil Jain (VA)|