IET India launches ‘IET India Digital Conversations’ Amid Rising Pandemic Concerns
The IET organizes more than 200 activities around the country in line with its vision of ‘Working to create a better environment.’ These include conferences, workshops, networking and panel discussions. Every focuses on the latest innovations, developments, perspectives and debates on key issues affecting engineers and technicians around the globe. IET India has re-engineered these activities in reaction to the global pandemic – COVID-19 and the subsequent global shutdown – and introduced IET India Digital Conversations.
As part of IET’s ongoing search to provide perspectives that will enable its members and partners to address this challenge, these Digital Conversations will bring together national as well as global experts from a range of fields to share ideas on key issues around work, technology and movement. Episode 1 of these conversations dealt with ‘Navigating your career through COVID-19’ and was held on 27 March 2020. Industry leaders and industry leaders have gone through the facets of transition that will affect our jobs within the context of Tech, Work and Moving. Episode 2 was on “Mind – Your own business, Maintaining our sanity at the time of a pandemic.” The session focused on mental wellbeing and the effects of lockdown and loneliness, and included mental health experts from around the world. We learned how to identify the possible problems that we could face as a result of the lockout and the best practices to prevent them. The topics ranged from loneliness, fear, self-isolation and tension to current confusion.
Episode 3 of IET India Virtual Conversations scheduled for 17 April 2020 is entitled ‘Adapt, Improvise and Overcome: Critical skills post-pandemic.’ The dialogue will concentrate on knowing the skills that will be needed after the pandemic as we rebuild the world. Episode 3 of IET India Virtual Conversations scheduled for 17 April 2020 is entitled ‘Adapt, Improvise and Overcome: Critical skills post-pandemic.’ The dialogue will concentrate on knowing the skills that will be needed after the pandemic as we rebuild the world.