'Thrive '17: Beyond the Silos- A National–level Seminar Sponsored by UGCwas organized at Ambassador Pallava on 7th of February. Thrive’17 is an Initiative of the Human Relations Study Circle (HRSC), a Forum of Social Work Students specialising in Human Resources of the PG Department of Social Work (Aided), Madras School of Social Work. Eminent HR professionals,Mr.Jawahar Michael,Dr.Christina Augustine,Mr.Sridhar Krishnamurthy, Mr.Mahendran Dilli,Mr.Balaji Renganathan and Mr.Suresh,enlightened the participantson key HR challenges such as “Thriving Beyond the Silos, Diversity to Inclusion, HR imperatives for Organisational Sustainability, Change Responsive to Change Capable and Worklife Balance to Worklife Integration”. The highlight of Thrive’17 was a Webinar by Mr.Heiko Fischer,Founder& CEO- Resourceful Humans,Germany.The event also witnessed a highly engaging debate on the topic “Is it time to say Goodbye to HR department”. The debaters included Mr.Shashikanth Jayaraman,Ms.Malini Saravanan,Mr.Vijayaraghavan, Ms.Divya.V and Mr.Anand Jeyagurunathan.About 200 participants attended Thrive’17, which concluded by 6 p.m.