HR Committee Webinar on 21 More Jobs of the Future with Cognizant 13th November 2018

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HR Committee Webinar on 21 More Jobs of the Future with Cognizant – 13th November 2018

On 13th November 2018, the HR Committee organized a webinar on a report published by Cognizant this year entitled 21 More Jobs of the Future. This report is a sequel to Cognizant’s last year’s report 21 Jobs of the Future. Mr. Manish Bahl, Senior Director – Center for the Future of Work, Cognizant, explained the objective of the report during the webinar. As technology advances and artificial intelligence begins to take over, a lot of people think that their jobs are in danger, however, this report explained the new skills and jobs that will be needed in the future to work in tandem with machines and AI. The three common themes from last year’s report were coaching, connecting and caring. However, this year’s report also included three new themes, like ethical behaviours, security and safety and dreams.

The 21 More Jobs of the Future report mentions a variety of new skilled jobs like Financial Wellness Coach, Cyber Attack Agent, Virtual Identity Defender, Flying Car Developer, Machine Risk Officer, Smart Home Design Manager, Algorithm Bias Auditor, Voice UX Designer, Head of Business Behaviour, etc. Mr. Bahl explained the thought behind some of these new jobs that would become popular with examples explaining how the company’s needs would change in the future. The webinar concluded with Mr. Bahl emphasizing the need to re-learn and re-skill employees to be able to cope with the changes that will take place in the next couple of years.

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Pharmaceuticals Committee Meeting with Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies Delegation 1st November 2018

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Pharmaceuticals Committee Meeting with Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies Delegation – 1st November 2018

AMCHAM’s Pharmaceuticals Committee organized a meeting with a delegation of Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP) on 1st November, 2018 at the Leela Palace in New Delhi. The members of the ASOP delegation included Mr. Jeffrey Gren, ASOP Global Board Member, ASOP Global, Mr. Bejon Misra, Strategic Advisor, ASOP Global India Chapter, Mr. Chaitanya Kumar Koduri, Senior Manager, USP India Office, Mr. Alastair Jeffrey, Head of Enforcement, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) United Kingdom, Mr. Aaron Graham, Executive Director Safety and Security, Boehringer Ingelheim, Mr. Jim Fries, CEO of Rx-360 and Mr. Ron Guse, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), NABP Consultant and Former Manitoba Provincial Canada Regulator. The meeting was chaired by Ms. Jyotsna Ghoshal, Co-Chair – Pharmaceuticals Committee, AMCHAM and Executive Director, Public Policy and Corporate Affairs, MSD. The following officials from the U.S. Embassy also joined the meeting: Mr. Dominic Keating and Ms. Komal Kalha, USPTO, Mr. Darrel Ching, Principal Commercial Officer, Ms. Bhavna Vishwakarma, Senior Commercial Specialist and Dr. Vid Nukala, HHS, U.S. Embassy. Other AMCHAM members included Ms. Lynn Cinelli and Ms. Nahid Zaman, MSD, Mr. Sarthak Ranade, Janssen, Mr. Kulveen Bali and Dr. Prabha Hegde, 3M, Ms. Sakshi Sethi and Ms. Nida Saher, BD. Mr. Gaurav Mendiratta represented AMCHAM in the meeting.

The objective of the meeting was to learn about ASOP Global’s tools to protect patients such as consumer awareness, public service announcements and research, share updates of ASOP’s meeting with the Government of India with AMCHAM members and explore the areas of collaboration with AMCHAM India. Mr. Jeffrey Gren, ASOP board member gave a presentation providing background on ASOP Global, its presence in India and information on the activities they plan to do. AMCHAM members were pleased to hear the updates from the ASOP delegation and found the meeting useful.

 

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ICT Committee Meeting 1st November 2018

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ICT Committee Meeting – 1st November 2018

The ICT Committee of AMCHAM held its committee meeting on 1st November 2018 under the chairmanship of Mr Amit Sharma, Executive Vice President and President Asia, ATC India. Members took stock of the activities during the last six months and discussed issues relating to the National Digital Communications Policy 2018, National Policy on Electronics and the draft Personal Data Protection Bill 2018. Members also discussed issues such as CRO, VNO double taxation, remote access and licensing.

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By joining AMCHAM India, you become part of an active and dynamic American business association with a membership base of more than 400 American companies in India. AMCHAM is an important voice for policy advocacy, a critical source for business intelligence, a vibrant platform for networking and expanding your business.

Specialized Workshop on Authorized Economic Operator with Mr. Subhash Agrawal, Commissioner (NS-IV), JNCH 1st November 2018

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Specialized Workshop on Authorized Economic Operator with Mr. Subhash Agrawal, Commissioner (NS-IV), JNCH – 1st November 2018

AMCHAM organized a ‘Specialized Workshop on Authorized Economic Operator’ on Thursday, 1st November 2018 in Mumbai. The session began with opening remarks by Ms. Surabhi Wahal, Regional Director – Western Region, AMCHAM India.  This was followed by a keynote address by Mr. Subhash Agrawal, Commissioner (NS-IV), Jawaharlal Nehru Custom House (JNCH) who was delighted to meet with AMCHAM members and shared an overview of the AEO scheme and it’s benefits. He also reiterated the keen support extended to the AEO program by the government and invited U.S. companies to actively benefit from the program.

 Through a detailed presentation, Mr. Ravindra Kumar Singh, ADC, Nodal Officer (AEO), Zone – II, JNCH, shared crucial information on the benefits and application process, requirements and criteria to obtain the AEO accreditation. Participants engaged in the interactive Q&A that answered several queries on AEO. Member companies who have already acquired accreditations shared their success stories. The event concluded with closing remarks and a vote of thanks by Mr. Milind Tailor, Co-Chairperson – Supply Chain & Logistics Committee, AMCHAM and Head of Indirect Procurement & Electronic Security Asia Pacific, Diebold Nixdorf Private Limited, who thanked JNCH and AMCHAM for the insightful event that truly showcased the ease of doing business in India!

A Workshop on AEOwith Mr. Subhash Agrawal 1st Nov Mum

 

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Eastern Region Members Meet 1st November 2018

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Eastern Region Members Meet– 1st November 2018

AMCHAM’s Eastern Region organized a members meet on November 1st, 2018. The meeting was to enable members to interact with each other in an informal setting and to discuss any issues they may be facing. Mr. Debdas Sen, Chairman – Eastern Region, AMCHAM, spoke about the structure of AMCHAM and discussed the value proposition that AMCHAM brings to its members with special reference to the east and Kolkata. He updated members on the various events held and the upcoming events. He also invited members to come forward to participate actively. He invited some of the past Presidents to speak about their views and discuss challenges faced, if any, by their organizations and the way forward. Mr. Gulshan Sachdev, spoke about his organization’s experience and the value he received from AMCHAM. He also invited members to actively participate in AMCHAM events. Mr. Dinesh Agarwal and Mr. K.P. Sengupta also spoke on the value of the chamber. Mr. Prasenjit Gupta, Political & Economic Officer of the U.S. Consulate attended the meeting along with Mr. Jonathan Ward, Principal Commercial Officer at the U.S. Consulate. Mr. Ward updated members on some of the U.S. government policies and mentioned that he would be departing India for his onward assignment shortly.

 

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By joining AMCHAM India, you become part of an active and dynamic American business association with a membership base of more than 400 American companies in India. AMCHAM is an important voice for policy advocacy, a critical source for business intelligence, a vibrant platform for networking and expanding your business.