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by Changepond  Posted on February 17, 2014

Changepond Technologies Showcased at INDO-AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS SUMMIT

Changepond Technologies participated in the “INDO-AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS SUMMIT” organized by the “Indo-Australian Chamber of Commerce” on the 14th of February, 2014 in Chennai. The summit consisted of a series of speeches focusing on Visa Procedures, Migration, Education and Business Opportunities. Prominent speakers from the Australian High Commission, the Victorian Government Business Office, the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) along with co-Sponsors and various members voiced their views on business opportunities available in Australia.

Changepond Technologies, a member of the Chamber, presented their expansion plans in Australia for 2014. Mr. Balaji Subramaniam, VP – Global Delivery, showcased company’s unique initiatives like CEAT (Changepond Education and Assessment Technology Labs) & ChangepondSport and the excellent synergy between the Australian market need and Changepond competencies.

CEAT Labs bridges the gap between educational research & actual practice, thus helping educators provide with engaging and meaningful assessment & learning products. CEAT has incubated & delivered innovative technology solutions in e-marking for UK school board exams, Adaptive & Mobile assessments for Europe’s leading English assessment agency and Rich Media MOOC programs for US K-12 curriculum amongst others.

ChangepondSport is a decade old brand and is the partner of choice for some of the world’s leading sporting bodies like FIFA. Changepondsport has been involved with all aspects of sports from major leagues, global tournaments, sports federations, media partners, hospitality by providing engaging digital media, game and event management solutions.

Mr. Ganapathi, Former Consul General of India at Sydney, while addressing the inaugural session of the event, said, “Dynamics of the global engagement is very much in an Asia-Pacific direction.” Business opportunities are abundant but bi-lateral trade relationship between India and Australia is on the decline with a deficit of around 14.5% during the year 2012-13 over the previous year. Director of the Chamber, C. Sarat Chandran, said, “Australia’s technology edge and India’s cost advantage is a formidable combination to create a win-win situation for both the countries.”

The Indo-Australian Chamber of Commerce

The chamber, set up in 1989, functions as a catalyst for evolving effective business partnerships between India and Australia in a broad spectrum of activities. It works closely with the Government of Australia and its High Commission in India offering a range of services to its members including Market Intelligence, Business Matching, Business Delegations, Seminars / Workshops, IACC Publications, Library and many more. The Chamber looks beyond business into a whole range of other Indo-Australian activities like education, tourism, sports, films and entertainment, which are emerging as important areas in the relations between the two countries.