Conference Agenda

26th February, 2020
10:00 AM - 10:10 AM Welcome Note By: Ms. Ritu Marya, Editor-in-Chief, Franchise India & Entrepreneur Media (India & APAC)
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM Inaugural session
How Can Government Both Revolutionize And Democratize Education?
Dr Rajkumar Khatri, I.A.S, Principal Secretary to Government of Revenue Department
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM Session I - Leading Educational Institutions in Disruptive Times: How School & College Leaders are Preparing for Hyper-Change

Building a Symbiotic Relationship Between Education & Technology.
Session Highlights:
  • The key developments influencing the landscape of K12 education and Jobs and Skill training today.
  • What are the key trends of changing Education delivery
  • Discover the next big What in Education +technology
  • What are the key investment opportunities today and what would be there ROI
  • What are the New education Models
Dr Sandeep Sancheti, Vice Chancellor, SRM Institute of Science and Technology
Dr Atish Chattopadhay, Vice-Chancellor, Vijaybhoomi University
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM SESSION II: Keynote - The Future of Education The central objective of education today is to empower students to a rapidly changing world? How can technology enable Education instead of disrupting it. Divya Gokulnath, Co-Founder, Byju’s
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM

12:10 PM - 12:20 PM

12:20 PM - 12:50 PM
SESSION III : Panel: Investor Perspective - Defining The Emerging Trends In EdTech

Founder Panel : Where big ideas come from: Insights from the entrepreneurs shaping the now and next of EdTech
Namita Dalmia, Director Investments, Omidyar Network India
Ravi Kaushik, Partner, WaterBridge Ventures
Kshitij Shah, Principal, 3one2 Capital
Ritu Marya, Editor in Chief, Entrepreneur Media – India and APAC

Era of Personalisation - roles that school play
Divya Lal, Managing Director, Fliplearn

How can the pace of learning match the pace of work evolution, focusing on rethinking the role of education in a person's life and where, specifically, higher education systems must change to close the skills gap.

Phalgun Kompalli, Co-Founder, UpGrad
Hari Krishnan Nair, Co-Founder, Great Learning
12:50 PM - 13:20 PM Session IV Panel – LESS EDUCATION – MORE LEARNING

How Edtech Learning and Formal Learning can enable better education delivery
Session Highlights:
  • How to mobilise technology for 21st Century skill development.
  • Powering Literacy And STEM Through Entertainment And Technology in K12 systems
  • Level Up for Blended Learning
  • Take your blended learning classroom to the next level by deploying AI, Robotics and Gaming
Kashyap Dalal, Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer, Simplilearn
Vamsi Krishna, CEO & Co-Founder, Vedantu
Anil Nagar, Co-Founder and CEO, Adda 247
Harish Subramanian, Director & New Product Development, Great Learning
14:20 PM - 14:30 PM Building the foundation for the future of a child.

Building the foundation in K-8 Learning to thrive in Rapid changing world

Vikram Nagaich, CEO & Director, E-DAC
14:30 PM - 15:10 PM SESSION V: Panel: AI's Future Role For Education in classroom

Artificial intelligence is the future of learning and work.It is expected that by 2024 upwards of 47% of learning management tools will be enabled by AI capabilities. Learn how to teach students about AI, best resources to explore, understand how AI is being used in education and explore some ideas and tools which can be used to engage and empower students in learning more about AI and its implications for the future. The session will bring forward new ideas for using AI and resources to explore the benefits and ethical considerations of using AI for education.

Session Highlights:
  • Automating the Process of Admissions, Grading and discovery in Educational Instituions
  • Tailored education according to learning adaption of students
  • Data Mining and Analytics can change how schools find, teach, and support students.
  • The AR/V Rexpereince in the Future of Learning : Why Immersive technologies are becoming more popular and accessible within the classroom.
Sahil Aggarwal, Co-Founder & CEO, Rishihood University
Akhila (Viswanathan) Prabhakaran, Scientist at Supercomputer Education and Research Centre, IISC Bangalore
Pratham Mittal, Promoter and Head New Initiatives, Lovely Professional University
Vani KS, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Acahrya Institute of Technology
Gaurav Vohra, Co-Founder and CEO, Jigsaw Academy
15:10 PM - 15:50 PM Session VI - Keynote: Gaming & Education
  • Gamified classroom management
Vivek Parihar, VP Engineering, XOXODAY
Dr. Jatin Wahane, Senior Scientist, Space Research and Logarithmic Versa
15:50 PM - 16:30 PM Session VII - Learn , UnLearn , Re-Learn for Teachers in Digital Era

When teachers use technology confidently and creatively in the classroom, they deliver interesting and unique learning experiences.
Session Highlights:
  • Best Practice for Creative Learning and Innovative Teaching
  • Act Like a Director, Think like a Teacher - New Age communication and collaboration ideas for teachers to manage expectation and deliver results
  • Changing Education Results by changing Learning Behaviors in the classroom - Learning how people learn is key to retraining
Antarpreet Singh, Director Digital Learning, Indian School of Business
Dr. SaradaChandrasekaran, Director, Whitefield Global School
Prathima Patel, Vice Principal, Sri Sarvajna Public School
16:30 PM - 17:00 PM Session VIII -Technology supported learning – Areas benefitting from it in the future of higher education Session Highlights:
  • What can higher education institutes do to reap the benefits emerging from increasing user base (almost 9.5 million by 2021) for online education?
  • Re-skilling and online certification courses occupy a significant part of online education with a mammoth share. Should universities certify such courses!
  • Does technology aided learning enhance the much-talked about 21st century skills such as innovation, entrepreneurship, and life-long learning among students?
  • Dire need of inculcating practical skills for increasing employability- Can delivery of lectures through AR or VR tools and taking students on virtual industry trips increase applicability of theoretical principal among students?
  • How technology driven education can increase democratization of higher education which will further lead to free and independent thinking?
Dr Rajesh Panda, Director, Symbiosis Institute of Management
Dr Navneet Sharma, Dean, Vijaybhoomi University
Dr Vikas Singh, Executive Director, ITS Group of Institutes
Dr Dattakumar. R, Director, National Institute of Engineering
Dr Ray Titus, Professor and Dean, Alliance Business School
17:00 PM - 17:30 PM Roundtable

The STEM Culture

Developing a culture requires multiple levels of integration. This session will analyze several components developed over multiple years to ensure teachers and students are actively engaging students with problem-solving and real-world applications through a daily, weekly, and monthly schedule within and extending the school day. Participants will develop layers to integrate STEM engineering design practices through all classes at the elementary level.

Shruthi Lakshmi Saravanan, Creative and Curriculum Director, Trileaves Group of Schools
Simran Ballani, Associate Director, Little Millennium (Whitefield)
Suraj Sapra, Chief Strategy Officer, NoPaperForms
Nikhil Pawar, Head Curriculum, Cuemath