Information about past and upcoming ICA Institute Events.

Past Events

  • 6th Annual Conflict Management Conference: Religion, Conflict, and Reconciliation

    March 29 - 30, 2016

    KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw, GA

    Featuring keynote speaker Rev. Fr. Cedric Prakash, a human rights activist and a Jesuit priest from Ahmedabad, India.

  • HOLI (Festival of Colors)

    March 27th, 2016

    1:00 - 3:00 pm

    Swift Cantrell Park, 3140 Old Highway 41, Kennesaw. Ga

    There will be a potluck. Also, remember to wear old clothes you don't mind getting color on!


  • Chindia Summit 2016

    March 9, 2016

    Cobb Galleria, 2 Galleria Pkwy SE, Atlanta

    Launched in 2015, the annual Chindia summit is hosted by the ICA (India, China America) Institute at Kennesaw State University. The Chindia Summit is a forum designed for diplomats, business decision-makers, academics, and practitioners who are interested in learning about India and China and its impact on the world. The summit regularly features distinguished business leaders, foreign policy experts, government officials, experts, and scholars from a variety of fields.


  • How Important is China to Global Economic Growth?

    January 28th, 2016

    6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    Sheraton Atlanta Perimeter North Hotel

    Featuring Dr. Rajeev Dhawan
    Economic Forcasting Center
    Georgia State University


  • Why Invest in India? Roundtable Discussion

    November 17th, 2015

    Held at the Sheraton Atlana Perimeter North

    • Indian Cultural Festival

      November 21, 2015

      6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

      KSU Center Room 400

      This event features traditional Indian Food, dancing, and a fashion show. The Indian Festival is a joint event organized by the ICA Institute and the India Faculty & Staff Association.


    • New Drivers for Chinese Economic Development

      May 8th, 2015

      Featuring Dr. Wang Fuming, Professor of International Business and Director of China-Australia Center at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China

      Location: Kennesaw State University Prillaman Hall Indoor Plaza
      Time: 10am - 1pm

      • How to Create True Blended Value Via Social Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

        May 6th, 2015

        Conducted in partnership between The ICA Institute and the WellStar College of Health & Human Services

        Featuring Dr. Archana Singh, Professor for the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India.

        Location: Kennesaw State University Prillaman Hall Indoor Plaza
        Time: 10am - 1pm

        Past Events

        • October 7, 2014
          Business Success with IndiaFebruary 18, 2014.

        • February 18, 2014.
          India Summit at Halle Institute Panel on Jugaad To Juggernaut Innovation

        • January 24, 2014
          Inaugural India Day at KSU

        • Monday, November 4, 2013
          ICA Distinguished Speaker Series: Recent Developments in the Chinese Economy and the Path Forward

        • Tuesday, October 8, 2013
          ICA Institute in partnership with Coles College Breakfast Series will host Dr. Suresh Sharma on 'The Third American Dream'

        • September 26, 2013
          Jugaad Innovation: A Powerful Growth Model for Complex Times

        • July 10, 2013
          TiE Atlanta July 2013: Grow Globally - How to Scale Your Business Internationally

        • June 10 - 14, 2013
          ICA Institute Distinguished Visitor, Dr. Jayasankar Neelakantan

        • Thursday, May 16, 2013
          The Trans Pacific Partnership, China and India: Economic and Political Implications

        • Thursday, January 24, 2013
          How the World’s Poor Live on Less than $2 a Day

        • Tuesday, January 15, 2013
          Golden Growth: Restoring the Lustre of the European Economic Model

        • Thursday, November 15, 2012
          Bringing Innovations to Market in a Connected World

        • Tuesday, October 16, 2012
          The China Strategy - a Panel Discussion:
          Should China be a part of your company's business strategy?

        • Monday, July 23, 2012
          Meeting with the Chinese Education Delegation

        • Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
          Meeting with Gujarat delegation

        • Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
          ICA Speaker Series

        • Thursday, June 14th, 2012
          China Global Outlook
        • Monday, June 4, 2012
          The ICA Institute interviewed in Atlanta Business Radio. Listen here.

        • Thursday, May 17 - 18, 2012
          Institute of South Asian Studies and East Asian Institute workshop on China-India media mediation.

        • Tuesday, May 10, 2012
          The ICA Institute co-organizes Coles College Breakfast Series talk by CEO of East West Manufacturing Scott Ellyson.

        • Tuesday, May 3, 2012
          The ICA Institute and Georgia Indo American Chamber of Commerce host Hon. Keith Vaz member of British Parliament at a reception.

        • Tuesday, May 3, 2012
          The ICA Institute hosts Dr. Amitendu Palit, Head of Programming at ISAS, National University of Singapore for a talk on China and India: Will Politics Outweigh Economics.

        • Sunday, April 15 -17, 2012
          The ICA Institute will be a cooperating entity for the Inaugural Conference of the Atlanta International Arbitration Society.

        • Friday, March 2nd and 3rd, 2012
          2012 Emerging India Summit

        • Monday, February 23, 2012
          12th Annual "Lessons in Leadership"

        • Monday, February 21, 2012
          India China America (ICA) Institute and Kennesaw State University Collaboration
        • Friday, February 10, 2012
          The ICA institute will be cohosting The Forum on Business Opportunities and Development on Financial System in China.