SRM Talks is a knowledge sharing initiative which answers the question of how to bridge the gap between the academic study and practical application of sustainable resource management. We speak with the co-founder Chaitanya Sure to see the motivation behind the creation of this initiative.
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00:17 – An intro to Chaitanya
02:48 – The origins of SRM talks
06:35 – The criteria in choosing guest speakers
11:00 – The Q & A dynamic of the event
12:40 – Food!
15:00 – Using past experiences and organizational improvisation for SRM Talks
16:10 – Funding and volunteer organizers
20:15 – Lessons Chaitanya has taken from this experience
21:20 – A recent challenge
25:42 – Networking opportunities
27:25 – Who is your dream guest?
31:20 – Sects within Sustainability, views on capitalism in sustainability
35:24 – Name a mentor or a role model of yours?
42:27 – the near future, the now of SRM Talks
44:40 – Chaitanya’s message for our international listeners
Founded in 2017, SRM Talks is an initiative from the students of the graduate programme ‘Sustainable Resource Management’. It is aimed at organising monthly talks under the motto ‘SRM talks challenges of the future’. The topics of interest for this series gravitate around environment protection, climate action and sustainable development.