Conference Agenda

22th June, 2021
10:15AM- 10:30 AM Welcome Note by Ritu Marya, Editor-in-Chief, Franchise India Media, Entrepreneur Media (India & APAC)
10:30 - 10:50 Keynote - How Technical and Higher education will change forever

  • It's a transformative moment for higher education and for universities.
  • Broadbasing beneficiaries of technical education with subject flexibility
  • How higher education and universities will be more outcome based and what it implies for learning institutions
  • Changed approval process and how universities need to be more agile

Education on demand: Today's prospective students are not confined by what we have historically offered or how we have offered it. They want education when they want it and delivered how they want it and how higher and technical education will address it

Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman AICTE
10:50 - 11:00 Keynote: Divya lal, Founder and Managing Director Fliplearn Education Pvt. Ltd

How 2020 has reshaped K12 perception of tech in and out of the classroom
  • A journey towards collaborative, student-centric, and data-driven education
  • How Technology will need to evolve to make Hybrid instruction even more scalable, yet education more personalized.
  • Unbiased Assessments: Still the Elephant in the room

Session Lead & Moderator: Punita Kapoor, Deputy Editor, Entrepreneur India
Surabhi Goel CEO, Aditya Birla World Academy
Dr. Biswajit Saha, Director-Vocational & Training, CBSE
Raghav Podar, Chairman Podar Education
Chandrahas Panigrahi, Co-Founder & CEO, Edukemy
11:30 - 11:40 Keynote: Transforming Education Post-Pandemic, the video Tech way

How the global pandemic has escalated the digital transformation of the education ecosystem; and how video and streaming technology could be leveraged to effectively drive virtual teaching and learning.

Subhasish Gupta- Managing Director(Sales), Brightcove
11:40 - 12:15 Panel: How Technology Is Changing the Future of Higher Education

An Ecosystem for more creative-thinking Graduates
  • How can Higher Education look Beyond falling enrollment, financial challenges, and closing campuses?
  • Universities that are more student-centric: From Lecture Based learning to activity-based learning

New ideas that will shape the future of college education, using everything from blockchain networks to computer simulations to artificial intelligence, or A.I. - Learning Aligned to Skills in Demand

Session Lead & Moderator: Debabrata Ghosh, Director in Education & Skill Development Practice, KPMG India
Nitish Jain, President, S P Jain School of Global Management
Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, LPU
Vineet Gupta, Founder & Trustee, Ashoka University and Co-Founder & Managing Director, Jamboree Education
Vijay K. Thadani, Vice Chairman & MD, NIIT
Tim Oates CBE, Group Director of Assessment Research and Development, Cambridge Assessment.
Neelesh Kumar Jain, Director, IIT Indore
11:40AM – 12:15 PM (Parallel Session) Panel: CONNECTING THE DOTS ...

Reimagining career education Between Work and being Work Ready Towards Academic programs that actually teach in-demand career skills.
  • Upskilling and Lifelong Learning
  • Role of Edtech in launching promising, sustainable careers.

Session Lead & Moderator: Gautam Srivastava, Director, EY- Parthenon Mayank Kumar, Co-Founder & MD, upGrad
Krishna Kumar, CEO Simplilearn
Irwin Anand, Managing Director India & APAC at Udemy
12:15PM- 12:30PM Keynote: A tech entrepreneur's reflections on how learning will change in 2021 & beyond.'
Roman Saini, Co-Founder, Unacademy
Homesh Singh, Co-Founder & CTO, Unacademy

A VC perspective on Education Technology

Session Lead & Moderator: RituMarya, Editor-in-Chief, Franchise India Media, Entrepreneur Media (India & APAC)
Imran Jafar, Managing Partner, Gaja Capital
Karan Mohla Partner, Chirate Ventures
Deborah Quazzo, Managing Partner, GSV Ventures
Amit Patel, Managing Director, OWL Ventures
Pranav Pai, Founding Partner & CIO, 3one4 Capital
Ashish Sharma, Managing Director & CEO, Innoven Capital India
12:30 PM- 1:15PM (Parallel Session) Panel: THE VALUE OF THE TEACHER

When Innovation is the New Pedagogy

From learning new technology to pivoting their instructional delivery, teachers in a hybrid or distance model are dealing with a whole New Normal. The key to the success of digital education lies in Continuous, collaborative, and personalized professional learning c and supporting teachers

Session Lead & Moderator: Punita Kapoor, Deputy Editor, Entrepreneur India
Dr.Indrajit Bhattacharya, Director: National Accreditation Board for Education and Training(NABET)
Major Harsh Kumar, Secretary NCERT
Abhimanyu Basu, Dean of Academics at Dhirubhai Ambani International School