The 5th Higher Education Conference organised by Business World on September 6th in Chennai focussed on – Local Learning Systems: Emerging Models and Preparing Towards Multiple Futures. The conclave of heads of Academic Institutes and Industry chaired by AICTE Chairman discussed the ways by which they could form an organic connect between faculty-students of B Schools, Colleges and Universities and industry. Many recommendations and suggestions were placed before the Chairman. Rev. Fr. Joe Arun S.J. spoke on creating an eco-system of learning that was well received.