News & Events

Conferences & Seminars


Up Coming Events:

7th Workshop Programme on "Practical Implications of Biomass & Bio-energy Research" on 9th November 2012 at Room 404C Main Building, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET


Past Events:

6th Seminar- Off shoring and Outsourcing to India and Other Emerging Markets- Maximising the Opportunity while Managing the Risks on 8th December 2011

5th Seminar- India and China: Outward FDI from Emerging POwer Houses on 10 May 2011

4th Seminar - Successful Entrepreneurship during Difficult Times on 29 April 2010

3rd Seminar- Energy Futures for the UK and India on 1 July 2009

2nd Seminar- Working together in difficult times (Sector specific focus) on 23 March 2009

1st Seminar- Aston India Foundation Inaugural series (Future of Business with India) on 17 November 2008

Advanced Project Management for the Oil Industry
Dr. Prasanta Kumar Dey, Reader in Operations Management, Aston Business School delivered a key note speech on Project Risk Management Practices in the Indian Oil Industry at the Marcus Evans conference entitled ‘Advanced Project Management for the Oil, Gas & Energy Industry’ at London during 8 – 9th June 2009.

All Academy of Management Chair for Caucus
Professor Pawan Budhwar was the chair for caucus meetings for the All Academy of Management Meetings, August 2009, Chicago.

Indian Academy of Management (IAOM) Inaugural Conference
Colleagues from India Foundation have been leading on Indian Academy of Management (IAOM) Inaugural Conference which was held at XLRI – Jamshedpur, India from 28-30 December, 2009. Also, Prof. Pawan Budhwar, was involved with IAOM as the founding president. See www.indianaom.com for more details.

Media coverage

Nurturing trade ties between Britain and India
4th April 2009 - Asian Voice
The Aston India Foundation organised its second seminar India with a sector specific focus. The event was also used to launch Professor Budhwar’s new book on ‘Changing Face of People Management in India’.

Second India Seminar of Aston India Foundation
1st April 2009 - India Digest
The article covered information about the second seminar.

Aston and Delhi universities secure £3 million grant to build bioenergy plants
4th February 2009 - Birmingham Post

Lets talk business
22nd November 2008 - Asian Voice
The Aston India Foundation launches a seminar series on India. The focus of the seminar was on ‘working together in difficult times’.

New biomass research project could help people in water scarce regions of India
6th June 2007 - Innovation Report

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research