In his 2006 State of the Union message, President
George W. Bush called upon the U.S. to bolster mathematics and science
education and to nurture corporate innovation. In the same month,
Chinese President Hu Jintao outlined major strategic tasks for building
an innovation-oriented society. And Atul Khekade, COO of India’s
BrainReactions LLC, asked in a widely read news source if his country
will become “India, the next innovation giant?”
Innovation and education are two of the most
important topics in today’s world, especially in the context
of the India-China-America dynamic. All three countries are looking
to these fields as ways to achieve national growth and competitiveness.
Participants in this conference will explore the
(1) What are the best educational strategies
to promote creativity and foster innovation?
(2) What actions in each of the three nations
would further advance education for innovation and the adoption
of innovative procedures and products?
(3) What should be done to maximize synergies
in the technology, health and education communities to foster innovation
in each of the three countries.
(4) What opportunities for cooperation and collaboration
would enhance innovation among the three nations to their mutual