Colloquium Events and Details

As a global leader in modern education, UBIS University seeks to provide a unique forum for dialog and discussion around the challenges facing the world community. Our colloquium events provide a forum for industry leaders to share their personal expertise and insights in some of the most challenging areas of business, technology, sustainability, privacy, and a multitude of important topics.

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Upcoming Events

Web 3.0: The Future of the Internet – with Vinod Paniker – Chief Technology Officer of Paceline

Sunday May 15th, 2022 at 4:00PM London Time Zone

Join the colloquium discussion as Vinod Paniker explores Web 3.0 and the future of the internet. Examination of the evolution of the web, underlying principles of Web 3.0, and the key technologies involved. Blockchain, smart contract, crypto/defi, DOA and NFT and other elements will be explored. This event is sure to be insightful and engaging, providing a glimpse into how Web 3.0 will function is real life. 

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Vinod Paniker – LinkedIn Profile

Vinod Paniker is the Chief Platform Officer at Paceline. Paceline is a seed-funded startup focusing on changing the nature of preventive health in society at scale. Vinod is building the next generation financial services platform that rewards people for healthy behavior.

Before joining Paceline, Vinod was the Head of Product Management, Marketing

Platforms at Prudential Financial, a Fortune 50 company. In this key role, he focused on leveraging technology, AI, and ML to help build the next generation digital marketing capabilities for Prudential. Vinod also headed Prudential’s Silicon Valley campus. With over 25 years of professional experience, Vinod is skilled in product management, product development, software engineering, and management leadership in the FinTech and Financial Services domain.

Before joining Prudential, Vinod was co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Söoryen Technologies, where he championed the delivery of FinTech products and services to a wide variety of companies, including start-ups and major industry players like MyVest and Cetera. Before Söoryen, Vinod was Vice President of Engineering at Pricelock, focusing on building a revolutionary platform in the energy segment. He also spent over a decade at E*TRADE, where he held various positions of increasing responsibility, most notably leading E*TRADE’s Retail brokerage projects as Director of Software Engineering. Vinod holds a BS in Engineering from the University of Mumbai, India.

Previous Colloquium Events


Future Trends and Strategies in Digital Marketing – Michael Norris – CMO of YouTech


The Energy Industry: From Values to sustainable Solutions – Emil Ismailzade


Business Sustainability: Preparing for Potential Business Crisis – Dr. Mark DeFusco


Zero Carbon Pathways for Companies

Dr Bettina Wittneben, Associate Scholar at Said Business School, Oxford University


Global Trends in Privacy

Manisha Aurora, Sr. Legal Advisor, Privacy, Security, Technology Transactions



Gender Roles – Career vs. Motherhood

Prof Neil Gilbert, UoC Berkeley; Cathi Raffaeli and Dr Shanthi Konkoth – UBIS leadership; Diana Othieno, UBIS Candidate



Celebrating Remarkable Women of the World

Patricia Cherfan, CEO and Editor in Chief; Ingrid Persaud, awards winning book writer


Macedonia and Vietnam – Cultural Heritage and Business Etiquette

Dr Marija Lazarev Zivanovic, Accreditation Specialist, Prof Tri, University of Economics of Ho Chi Minh City




Higher education as a Soft Power Tool in International Relations

Richard Everitt, Head of Development, Imperial College London


The Fall of ‘Apartness’ Laws and Entrepreneurship in Post – Apartheid South Africa

Alan Davies, London Six Form College, London and Shane Capazorio, UBIS Candidate


Japan: Lost Decades and Future Prospects

Steve King, Cambridge Assessment Co., Edward Yagi, UBIS DBA Candidate



Liberalism and the New Left

Martin Scalway, Book-Author, political observer, London; Marita Kassis, UBIS Candidate


Biden – a year in. How has he done, what challenges does he face?

Alan Davies, London Six Form College, London