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Knowledge, Business and Consciousness

February 27-28, March 1st 2006

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KBS Seminar Materials (download):

AIMBC.doc

Indian National Knowledge Commission.doc

Helga's paper.doc


Day One – 27 February 2006

Venue: Multi-media centre

Facilitating Team: Serge and Marti

 

Opening

8.00 to 8.45

Invocation

Introduction by Luigi Zanzi and Serge Brelin, members of the organizing committee of CIRHU

Initiating the process by Marc Luyckx Ghisi, member of the International Advisory Council

 

Morning

9.00 to 10.30

Session 1: Structure of the New Knowledge Economy – What is changing? What's next?

Chairperson: Marc Luyckx

Interactive dialogue Ram Sehgal, Sergio Lub, Arnab Chowdhury, Toine Van Megen, Dr. Shrikant N. Parikh .

 

10.30 to 11.00: Tea Break

 

11.00 to 12.30

Session 2 : New Business Consciousness: Aligning Corporate Goals and Society's Needs –What can be done?

Chairperson: Dr. Ravi Chaudhry

Interactive dialogue with Dr. Helga Breuninger, Tachi Kiuchi, Thomas Greco, Ajoy Chawla, Dr. Guenter Faltin .

 

1.00 to 2.00 : Lunch at the Town Hall cafeteria

 

Afternoon

Venue: Town Hall Conference Room

 

2.00 to 3.00

Visit to Matrimandir

3.00 to 4.30

Session 3: Attributes of Knowledge: How are we creating a knowledge-based society and why?

Chairperson: Dr. Pushpa Bhargava

Interactive dialogue with Marc Luyckx, Chandana Chakrabarti, Hedda Pahlson-Moller, Prof. Ranjan Mitter, Ron Anastasia, Thomas Greco.

4.30 to 5.00: Tea Break

5.00 to 6.00

Session 4: Summary and conclusion of Day One

Open discussion

Chairpersons: Marc Luyckx and Dr. Pushpa Bhargava

 

7.00: Dinner with a group of young Aurovilians at Afsanah Guest House

 

8.00 to 9.30

Informal chat: “ What makes a good entrepreneur?”

Initiating and facilitating the process: Sergio Lub.

 

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Day Two – 28 February 2006

Facilitating team: Shivaya and Hemant

 

5.00: Bonfire at the Amphitheatre

 

Morning

Venue: Town Hall Conference Room

 

8.30 to 8.45

Presentation of Auroville, by Luigi Zanzi

 

8.45 to 9.00

The Mother's Vision of Auroville's Economy, by Serge Brelin

 

9.00 to 9.45

Session 1: Auroville Business Today, by Marc Tormo and Marti de Pezeral.

 

9.45 to 10.30

Session 2: Auroville Institute of Management and Business. How to do Business with Consciousness? Marc Luyckx, Dr. Pushpa Bhargava , Dr. Ravi Chaudhry and Serge Brelin.

 

10.30 to 11.00: Tea Break

 

11.00 to 12.30

Session 3 : Auroville Vision 2012 – How to design and apply a road map to accelerate the manifestation of the City of Auroville with the year 2012 as a target ? Suggestions and reflections.

Workshop facilitated by Tachi Kiuchi

 

1.00 to 2.00 : Lunch at Town Hall cafeteria

 

Afternoon

2.00 to 5.00

Visit of Auroville units

 

6.30: Dinner at Afsanah Guest House

 

Venue: Vérité Hall

8.00: From Globalisation to Integral Economy — Reinventing Money for a Safer World , by Thomas Greco.

 

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Day 3 – Marc h 1 st , 2006

Venue: Town Hall Conference Room

Facilitating team: Kathryn and Olivier

 

Morning session

 

9.00 to 10.30

Session 1: How to develop a Sustainable and Integral Economy for Auroville – How to match the pressures from the global economy with Auroville's core values ?

Presentation-cum-discussion, by Olivier Hetzel.

( It is recommended that people wanting to participate in this session attend the previous evening presentation :   From Globalisation to Integral Economy — r einventing Money for a Safer World , by Thomas Greco )

 

10.30 to 11.00: Tea Break

 

11.00 to 12.30

Session 2: Development of criteria to create an incubator for integral entrepreneurship in Auroville and its bioregion. New consciousness and values.

Initiating the process : Dr. Helga Breuninger

Group dialogues

Full circle: summary and synthesis by Dr. Helga Breuninger and Kathryn

 

1.00 to 2.00 : Lunch at Town Hall cafeteria

 

Afternoon

2.30 to 4.00

Session 3 : What types of projects could be initiated in Auroville and its bioregion in order to create knowledge-based integral entrepreneurship?

Initiating the process: Dr. Guenter Faltin

Group dialogues

Full circle: summary and synthesis by Dr. Guenter Faltin and Olivier Hetzel

 

4.00 to 4.30: Tea Break

 

4.30 to 6.00

Sharing of experience and evaluation

 

 

 

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