Five-day Workshop on

Design Anthropology, Indigenous Knowledge, and Culture-Based Innovation

at Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Centre, Italy

March 27 to April 2, 2011

Swinburne University Faculty of Design, Australia


Chief Guest

International Entrepreneurship Research Conference

18 December 2010

Padmashree Dr.D.Y.Patil University,

Navi Mumbai


Responsible Design


8 December 2010

Foreign Trade Complex

Yenibosna, İstanbul





4th- 8th December

Istanbul, Turkey


USID 2010

18- 20 November 2010


Hyderabad, India


National Conference

National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN)

“Entrepreneurship – the future of today”

Keynote Speaker

15th October 2010

Indira Institute of Management, Pune


Istanbul Design Week

design & city

29th September -3rd october 2010

Istanbul, Turkey


Enhancing, Establishing, Operating Design Awards


25th – 31st August 2010

Tokyo, Japan


INDI-Haki Branding venture launch

15th August 2010

Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam


India Design Council

5th Meeting

17th July 2010

Delhi, India


Lead Thru Design

Design Conclave

15th – 16th July 2010

Mumbai, India


Branding Across Asia-2

7th July 2010

Hanoi, Vietnam


Branding for Startups / Entrepreneurs

360 Training

1st July 2010

Pune, India


Retail Design & Management (executive master programme)


TU Delft (Delft University of Technology)

29th June 2010

Mumbai, India


India Design Council

4th Meeting

16th April 2010



CNBC AWAAZ  unique reality show

“Chhota Business Bade Sapne”

with Capt. Gopinath

Business Plan Presentation by Sudhir Sharma

9th March 2010

at Punyai Sabhagruha Auditorium,

Paud Road, Pune



Forum Discussion on

Future of Design in India

Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute of Design

Indian Chapter of the Illinois Institute of Technology Alumni Association

Friday, February 26, 2010

Mumbai, India



“The most promising Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ APEA 2009, by Enterprise Asia

16th December 2009

Grand Hyatt, Mumbai


Invitee for

India Design Council

3rd Meeting

15th December 2009



Talk at

TEDx Ahmedabad


28th November 2009

Ahmedabad, India


Invitee for

Summit on the Global Agenda

in partnership with Govt of Dubai.

World Economic Forum

20th to 22nd November 2009



November 4-6, 2009

Invitee as an expert to participate in

Third WGM for finalization of Competency Based Vocational Curriculum on

Commercial Art into Modular Curriculum by

PSS Central Institute of Vocational Education (PSSCIVE) NCERT, Bhopal

at the Department of Applied Art,

MS University Baroda,



World Design Congress XIN

Icograda IDA

Beijing, China

24th to 20th October 2009



Thimphu Tshechu

26th to 30th September 2009

Thimphu, Bhutan


Lecture “Creative Talent”

to standard 8th students of

BHARTIYA VIDYA BHAVANSulochana Natu Vidya Mandir

19th September 2009



Invitee for

India Design Council

2nd Meeting

14th September 2009



Design Interaction

IDC, IIT Powai


8th September 2009





4th to 7th September 2009

Renaissance Mariott, Powai, Mumbai


Regional Ambassador for


28th August  2009

Copenhagen, Denmark


Conference Speaker at


Design Power Asia 09

Sat 8th-Sun9th August 2009

kampus Kota Universiti malaya

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Live Radio Interview

Radio BFM

Kuala Lumpur

3rd August 2009  10:am


earlier events:

Lectures and workshop on

Basic Branding Concepts

Presentation Skills

Haki Branding

15th to 22nd July 2009

Hanoi, Vietnam


Other International and National Events attended by Sudhir Sharma as

Keynote Speaker, Speaker and Lecturer.

February 2002 Icograda – regional meet, Ahmedabad, NID India- speech

February 2003 Pune University, Pune – Speech – “Design for Marketing”

8th – 11th October 2003 – Visualogue -20th Congress of Icograda  Nagoya , Japan – Speech

March 2004 – Koishung, Taiwan – Tungfang Institute of Technology- workshop and lectures

9th, 10th may 2004 – Hanoi, Vietnam – Brandasia – Speaker

16th to 24th November 2004 Business of Design Week, Lifestyle Asia Hongkong, Speech.

February 2005 CII National Design Summit – Delhi – speech

October 2005, Gwangju, Korea, Binnale foundation – Speech

February 2006 ICSID roundtable, Mumbai– speech – Design in India

February 2006 CII National Design Summit – Mumbai– Speech

March 2006 Icograda – Regional Meet- Doha, Qatar –participant

10-14th April 2006, Symposiodesign Amman, Jordan – Speech

August 2006 Symbiosis Mass communication, Pune – lecture on “Design in Communication”

21st, 22nd September 2006– Anyang , Korea Creative Asia Workshop- lecture and workshop.

November 2006 Institute of Marketing Management, Pune – Speech – Design and creativity.

November 2006 NID, Ahmedabad– Speech

2006 Wellingkar Institute of Management , Mumbai –Speech – Design Management

September 2006 Kyoorius Design Yatra, Goa – Speech

2007 Wellingkar Institute of Management , Mumbai –Lecture – Design Management

2007 Icograda – Hongkong design week- speech

2007 Icograda – Hongkong regional meet – report on India – speech

July 2007 Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune – Speech – Future in Design

5th February 2007 – New York, USA – Design with India Conference- as an organisor,with The IDSA/NYC, the Asia Society and the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).

February 2007 NID, Ahmedabad – Lecture

7th August to 11th August 2007- Jakarta- Indonesia FGD expo speaker

9th, 10th May 2008 – Innovations-IIT Powai, Mumbai, 2nd Symposium of University-Industry Council – Speaker – creativity and Innovation in higher education

July 2008 Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune – lecture – design management

15th November 2008  Participating as an expert at the World Economic Summit (Sustainability Conclave) organized by

CII in in New Delhi.

10th January, 2009 Tie and IIT Alumni association –Keynote address– Pune -user driven Innovation

24,25th January 2009 Institute of Marketing and Research, Jalgaon– key note Address – The Innovation Edge: upside of recession – A Business Conference

28th February 2009- SPROUT IT – Symbiosis Centre for Information technology – Pune Keynote address – Entrepreneurship and Innovation

9th April 2009 MICA EDC, Ahmedabad Enterpreneurs – lecture – Case study

other lectures and Speeches in the past:

Advertising Club, Pune – Speech – Design and Advertising

IIM, Ahmedabad, Lecture – “Design and Business”

Institute of Management, Jodhpur – Lecture

School of Management, Bikaner – Lecture

MICA, Ahmedabad – Speech – media seminar

MICA, Ahmedabad – lecture on Brand Management

Sudhir Sharma as been invited as Jury and Judge for the following National and International events:

  1. February 2004 Overdrive CBC auto Awards
  2. November 2004 Delhi- Overdrive Car design competition
  3. February 2005Car & Bike India- NDTV auto Awards
  4. February 2006 Car & Bike India- NDTV auto Awards
  5. February 2007 Car & Bike India- NDTV auto Awards
  6. June 2008 Cannes Advertising festival, Jury for Inaugural design Category, France
  7. March 2009 Adfest, Pattaya, Thailand, Jury for Design and Print Categories

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