Indian Education Show 2013

Conference Agenda

DAY 1 - MAY 3, 2013
10:00 - 11:15 Inaugural Session Rethinking Return on Education(ROE) : The Need to adapt and adopt Change for Schools 2020

Session Highlights:
  • Government priorities for 2020: Vision & strategy
  • Emerging Technologies, leadership strategies and major innovations for 21st century
  • Unravelling the predicament of Quality vs Expansion
  • International tie-ups for greater market opportunity
  • Life cycle thinking & the future of design for sustainability education

Mr. Amit Gupta, CEO, S. Chand Group
Mr. Vineet Joshi, Chairman, CBSE
Dr. S. S. Mantha, Chairman, AICTE
Mr. Suman Jyoti Khaitan, President, PHDCCI
Mr. Jan E Alam, Joint Secretary, Ministry of HRD
11:15 - 11:30    Networking Tea/Coffee
11:30 - 12:30 Session 1:
EDUCATING THE NEXT GENERATION OF ED ENTREPRENEURS- Is it time to learn the rules or break the rules !

Session Highlights:
  • The big picture: Economic changes affecting the education sector
  • The Consumerization of Education: Consumer Atitudes & Buying Behaviour
  • Where to put your Ideas & Money: The broader economy - risks in 2013: Sectors that will grow and shrink
  • Joint Ventures:Where education business can infuse growth and consolidation of small institutes under sa single corporate umbrella by giving due dillegnce prior to partnerships
  • A case study analysis :What corporate model/models are best fits for faster growth in the business of education?

Mr. Enayet Kabir, Head & AVP-Education Technopak
Mr. Prabhat Jain, Director, Pathways School
Mr. Andy Gray, Head-Governing Council, Euro School International
Mr. B Sridhar, National Director - SBU, Social Infrastructure Practice (Education, Healthcare & Senior Living), JLL
12:30 - 13:15 Session 2:

Session Highlights:
  • How to cast aside general hurry to complete the syllabus for better Student Learning?
  • Teacher Reshuffling: Teachers' Preferences for Where They Teach May Disadvantage Schools
  • Willingness to respond to challenging questions: Integrating real-world relevance into the classroom
  • How do teachers view the role of edtech?
  • Building relationship between education and emancipation-co-teaching & eacher performance assessment into schools

Ms. Gowri Ishwaran, PadmaShree Awardee, Founding Principal-The Sanskriti School & CEO tGELF Services
Ms. Chitwan Mittal, Educational Innovations
13:15 - 13:30 Session 3:
Laying in the Seeds of Greatness

Session Highlights:
  • The Present and the Future
  • The Formula for Success. Succees = EQ(IQ+Academics)
  • Developing a Childs EQ
  • Doing it Early, Doing it Right
  • Teachers as Mentors

Mr. Gulraj Shahpuri, Founder, Promise
13:30 - 14:30    Networking Lunch
14:30 - 15:15 Session 4:
SOCIAL INNOVATION IN EDUCATION - Measuring Social Outcome of Learning

Session Highlights
  • Blending the understanding & practice of Culture, religion & self discovery in education innovation
  • Scholarship vs. Reservation: Re- Reviewing financial aid policies to alleviate extreme poverty in education
  • Meeting Shortage of gender-related material in the core curriculum
  • CSR in Education : Matching Good Intentions With Good Results

Mr. Nitesh Gor DL, Chief Executive, Avanti Schools Trust, UK
Prof. (Mrs) Parvin Sinclair, Director, NCERT
15:15 - 16:15 Session 5:
A K-12 outlook : Where Average is just not Good enough The Blackborard & the Bottomline-Convergent Realities of a Market and Mission-Driven Industry

Session Highlights
  • Smaller classes - bigger outcomes : Should there be more grade classrooms ?
  • Rethinking assessment: defining competencies and applying analytics
  • K-12 & Higher education Collaboration: Anticipating the requirements of future school leavers
  • Turning Around the Low-Achieving Schools Towards Higher Results
  • Blended Learning: A Way for Excellence in Teacher, Education in e-World
  • The shift toward viewing schools as 'organizations' and principals as 'leaders'

Session Lead: Dr. Shayama Chona, Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan Awardee, Former Principal,-DPS R K Puram & Founder, Tamana Special School
Ms. Rekha Krishnan, Principal, Vasant Valley School*
Ms. Madhulika Sen, Principal, Tagore International School
Ms. Vanita Uppal, Principal, The British School
Mr. Jayant Hari Har Lal, Executive Director, Shriram Education Trust
16:15 - 16:25 Key Session on "Schools are for Students – Acoustical solutions for education institutions" by Mr. Naresh Duble, Dy. General Manager, Armstrong World Wide Industries India
16:25 - 16:40    Networking Tea/Coffee
16:40 - 17:40 Session 6:
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION: Re-defining what it means to be "Degreed"

Session Keynote: Mr. Dilip Chenoy, MD & CEO, NSDC

Session Highlights
  • Challenges in an ecosystem where university degree is more preferred
  • Regional & Remote Workforce Development: Engaging people in Regional & Rural Areas and Dealing with illiteracy
  • Dealing with employment issues & changing nature of industries
  • Enriching Industry Engagement: Which Industry Stakeholders to engage?
  • Embracing opportunities technology offers to enhance vocational learning
  • Integrating Capability Building and professional Development

Session Moderator: Mr. Narayanan Ramaswamy, Head-Education, KPMG
Mr. Alok Shivapuri, Principal, IHM-Pusa
Mr. Samir Srivastava, Business Head-India; Vocational Education, VLCC Healthcare Ltd.
Mr. Roy Newey, International Development Director, Pitman Training Group
Dr. Chuck Schreiner, Managing Director, Karmyog Education Network
Ms. Kamini Prasad, COO, Centum Learning
Mr. Nikunj Chandak, Founder, Meditrance
Mr. Brendan Crasto, Head, Kuoni Academy
Day 2 - MAY 4, 2013
10:15 - 11:15 Session 1:
What does High Quality Early Childhood Education Classroom Look like in 21st Century? Building Serious Business Case for Early Learning Education

Session Highlights:
  • Scope of Prescribed Preschool Syallbus: Usage of Standardized Instructional material
  • Measurement of effectiveness of Preschool Prgrammes
  • Preschool teachers as professional workforce & continous workforce development
  • After-school Programs-InHouse vs. Facility Leasing-What works more & why
  • The Licensing Connect for Building benchmarks in toys, books & Digital

Session Moderator: Mr. Vishal Jain, Chief Editor, School of Educators
Mr. Amol Arora, Vice-Chairman & Managing Director, SHEMROCK & SHEMFORD Group of Schools
Mr. Chandrashekar DP, COO, The JGI Group
Mr. Vineet Sharma, MD, Parragon Publishing
Ms. Natalia Mufel, Senior Education Specialist, UNICEF
Mr. Mayank Kumar, Sr. Principal, The Parthenong Group
11:15 - 11:30    Networking Tea/Coffee
11:30 - 12:30 Session 2:
Higher Education Perspective

Session Keynote: Mr. Pawan Agarwal, Adviser(Higher Education) Planning Commission, GoI

Session Highlights:
  • Promoting Continuous Learning: Bridging between High School and College, College & University, University to Career, Career to Career 2.0
  • The Business of Change: Business and University Collaboration to stimulate economic growth
  • Building capacity through Cross-border Education
  • Maximising access to HE – How Distance learning can Bridge the Education Quality Gap
  • Maximising University Estates – Cost Savings and Revenue Opportunties
  • Improving awareness of the financial packages available to students
  • How to make a research-based innovation ecosystem happen in University

Session Lead: Prof. N. Ravichandran, Director, IIM-Indore
Dr. Pingali Venugopal, Dean, XLRI(Jamshedpur)
Prof. P Rameshan, Director , IIM Rohtak
Prof. Ramesh Kanwar, VC, Lovely Professional University
Prof. Kamal Kant Dwivedi, VC, Apeejay Stya University
Dr. Amit Kapoor, Honaray Chairman, Institute of Competitiveness
Mr. Neeraj Saxena, Business Head- Avanse Education Loans
12:30 - 13:30 Session 3:
Investment in Education

Session Highlights:
  • Scale in Education:Decoding the growth Mystery
  • Why have there been few large education companies in India
  • What are the revenue models? Where’s the efficacy?
  • What needs to change to make growth sustainable in Indian Context ?
  • Who will be the consolidators?
  • What are the risks to Investors & Entrepreneurs?

Mr. Deepak Gaur, Saif partners
Mr. Prajakt Raut, Co-Founder & ED, The Hatch
Mr. Rajeev Katyal, Country Director at GIIS K12 Education & Global Indian Foundation
Mr. Vivek Agarwal, CEO, Liqvid
Col. Gopal Karunakaran, Director, Shiv Nadar Schools
13:30 - 14:30    Networking Lunch
14:30 - 14:50 Session 4:
K-12 Oppurtunities-Ms Lina Ashar, Founder, Billabong High International Schools
14:15 - 15:15 Session 5:
The Big Connect: Partnering for large education access

Session Highlights:
  • Upgrading the quality of education through PPP
  • Benefits and risks
  • Making PPP profitable
  • Infrastructure challenges faced
  • Viability of different PPP models

Ms. Charu Malhotra, VP, IL&FS Education
Mr. Dewang Neralla, Director & CEO, Atom Technologies
15:15 - 16:15 Session 6:
Digitization of Education –Technology Overview

Session Highlights
  • What’s the role of emerging technologies like gaming and adaptive learning in driving better Eearly Learning outcomes?
  • Transforming Classroom Engagement Standards with Digital Content @ K12
  • Gamifying the Classroom
  • Putting the right Infrastructure for Digitization

Prof. MJ Xavier, Director, IIM Ranchi
Mr. Vijay Shukla, CEO & Co-founder & Fracton Technology
Mr. Lokesh Mehra, Director-Education Advocacy, Microsoft Corporation India
Mr. Karthik KS, Founder & CEO, 24*7 Learning
Mr. Sanjay Jain, Group CEO, Educomp Solutions
16:15 - 16:30 Session 7:
Marketing your Education Business by Mr. Vinay Prasanth, Head-North India, Amagi Media Labs
16:30 - 16:45    Networking Tea/Coffee