26 - 27.11.2015: International Forum on Professional French
On Thursday 26th and Friday 27th of November, the Embassy of France in India/ Institut Français en Inde (IFI) in cooperation with Saint Xavier’s College, Mumbai, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Paris (CCIP) and Indo-French Chamber of Commerce (IFCCI) and the network of Alliance Française Inde-Népal organized an International Forum on Professional French.
The first day was dedicated to French in business & enterprise while the second day focused on French for engineers, scientists and other domains from the sphere of higher studies in India. Several eminent personalities from the professional and academic field deliberated on issues and contexts related to the use and needs of French in business domain as well as the training facilities for the young engineers and management students who will use it in their professional capacities.
Among the key speakers were Mr François Vandeville, Director of Institut Français en Inde, Ms. Marita Maier, Member of the Governing Council of IFCCI, Mr. Alexandre Holl (CCIP), Mr. Christophe Chaillot (Institut Français, Paris), Mr Rozario A. Fernando (Michelin India), Ms. Dolon Gupta (Tata Consultancy Services), Ms. Varsha Nair (Sofitel Mumbai ), Mr. Matthieu Pasquier (Société générale), Mr. Thomas Veitshans (Capgemini France), Mr. Thierry Hébraud (Crédit Agricole Bank).