The IET’s mission is to Inspire, Inform and Influence and IET India is taking forward this mission through a number of initiatives.
Our International Prestige Lectures have grown into strong meeting places for knowledge-sharing across sectors.
The IET Energy Lecture was held in Kolkata in April and focused on the importance of electricity storage in a renewable
world. Anthony Price, Director of the Electricity Storage Network delved deep into the benefits, challenges and impact
of storage on commercial operations. Electricity storage developers, network and system operators, supply companies
and users found the talk immensely useful.
The sixth edition of the IET Pinkerton Lecture was held in Bangalore to explore the evolving phenomenon of Internet of
Things. Dr. Robert Pepper, VP Global Technology Policy at Cisco shared his insights at the lecture titled
‘Re-imagining Society through the Internet of Everything’. Read more about his talk in this issue.
The 2nd half of 2015 will see a series of important events designed to share knowledge, recognise engineering excellence and provide a platform for collaboration between industry and academia. Our curtain raiser section in this issue will give you a heads up of the activities and events planned.
In May 2014 IET India articulated its evolving strategy for the next three years. In this issue, the Pune LN shares its plans on how the LN will align its activities to the India strategy. We featured the Mumbai LN strategy in our April edition and look forward to hearing from the other LNs too.
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