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Conference Agenda

15th October, 2020
10.10 – 10.15 OPENING NOTE: RituMarya, Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur Media India and APAC
10.15 -10.45 OPENING SESSION: THE FUTURE OF EDUACTION – 2020 AND BEYOND With the New NEP 2020 announced by the Honourable Prime Minister, the future of education and its outcomes looks vastly different. Education Leaders. Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE
10.45 – 11.05 KEYNOTE: HOW UNIVERSITIES ARE LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY FOR EVOLVED LEARNING Dr.Aseem Chauhan, Chairman & Chancellor, Amity University
11.05 – 11.25 KEYNOTE: FUTURE OF EDUCATION AND FUTURE OF WORK – HOW WILL THEY MATCH The future of work is moving towards Digitalization, remote work, employee empowerment and workforce diversity. Similarly, higher education is also undergoing a modern renovation as more online courses, virtual study groups, and digital learning management systems are incorporated into instructional design. Both industries are on a clear and quick path through the fourth industrial revolution and toward the dynamics of contemporary collaboration…but are they on the same path? Vijay K. Thadani, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, NIIT Limited; Co-Founder, NIIT University
11.25 -11.45 KEYNOTE: CREATINGTHE NEXT GENERATION OF ENTREPRENEURS
  • Why should kids code?
    • Future skill
    • Cognitive benefits
    • Creator mind-set
  • How WHJ encourages a creator mind-set
  • Impact WHJ has been able to make in this space
  • Kid stories and numbers
Karan Bajaj, Founder & CEO, WhiteHatJr
11.45 -11.55 Keynote Address: NO LOCKDOWN ON LEARNING: UNLOCKING THE TRUE PURPOSE OF VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT Raghav Podar, Chairman, Podar Education
11.55 - 12.50 SESSION I: RESILIENCE AND RE-LEARNING FOR K12 EDUCATION The biggest online learning experiment in history of Education delivery by schools has gone underway since March 2020. The panel will share learning’s on the challenges, benefits, and future of technology in the classroom.

  • Is learning online as effective? What Works and What does not
  • How to Humanize Online Learning and Maximize Student Success
  • How Personalized Learning is Shaping up in K12 online education regime
Session Moderator: Aditya Berlia, Co-founder & Pro Chancellor, ApeejayStya University
Vishnu Karthik, CEO, Xperiential Learning Systems (The Heritage Schools)
Dr. Biswajit Saha, Director (Training & Skill Education), CBSE
12.50 – 13.20 SESSION II: THE FUTURE OF TEACHING As connectivity continues to impact how we learn, teachers are emerging as global influencers and thought leaders. Join an all-star, teacher-only panel of some of the biggest minds in classroom practice. This Pandemic is writing the script for how teachers can - and should - Impact Education in the 21st century as they challenges facing educators and how they are addressing issues beyond technology to help bring effective solutions for all students and how Principals and senior teachers share how they have tackled Classroom Tech challenges effectively Session Moderator: Dr.Avantika Tomar, Associate Partner, EY-Parthenon
Jyoti Arora, Principal, Mount Abu School
S. DHILIP, English Graduate Teacher, Government Higher Secondary School
Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty, Director, NCERT
13.20 -14.20 Networking and lunch
14.20 -15.00 SESSION III: DIGITISING HIGHER EDUCATION

  • Best Practices in Transforming your institution into a Digital University
  • Making remote learning effective to meet Students needs for education and employment, Industry needs for higher skills
  • How universities are addressing wide range of challenges including retention, disengaged students, and the ineffectiveness of the “one size fits for all” approach.
Session Moderator: Saurabh Kumar, Editor Special Projects, Entrepreneur Media India
Dr Vikas Singh, Executive Director, I.T.S Group of Institutes
Prof. P Srinivasan Ph.D., Associate Dean Work Integrated Learning Program, BITS-Pilani
Dr.Bhimaraya Metri , Director, Indian Institute of Management, Tamil Nadu
Dr Rajesh Panda, Professor and Director, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru
Dr. Prabhat Ranjan, Vice-Chancellor, D. Y. Patil International University
Dr. Christopher Abraham CEO & Head of Dubai Campus, S P Jain School of Global Management
15.00 – 15.30 KEYNOTE: HOW DIGITAL LEARNING IS EVOLVING TO MEET THE FUTURE OF WORK Dr. Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, National Skill Development Corporation
15.30 -16.10 SESSION IV: HOW THE ED-TECH TITANS ARE RESHAPING THE ED-TECH LANDSCAPE Ed-Tech Entrepreneurs share how they are thinking about the Future of Education will be From Remote Learning to New Hybrid Models Session Moderator: Punita Kapoor, Deputy Editor, Entrepreneur Media India
Vamsi Krishna, CEO and Co-Founder, Vedantu
Ajay Sridharan, VP - SEA, Degreed
Irwin Anand, Managing Director, Udemy India
Siddhant Jain, Co-founder & CEO, VdoCipher
16.10 – 17.00 SESSION V: INVESTMENT AND FUNDING LANDSCAPE IN EDTECH An Outlook of the Future Scope of EdTech Market Session Lead: Ritu Marya, Editor-In-Chief, Entrepreneur Media- Asia Pacific & Franchise India
Ravi kaushik, Partner, WaterBridge Ventures
Namita Dalmia, Director-Investment, Omidyar Network
Anirudh Damani, Managing Partner, Artha Venture Fund
Karan Mohla, Partner, Chiratae Ventures
Aakash Goel, Partner, Trifecta Capital

about the conclave and awards

The Education Innovation Conclave & Awards will curate a diverse selection of international thought leaders to share their perspectives on how leading institutions have rapidly transitioned online, how companies have pivoted to maximise work-from-home models, the global leadership lessons learned and what EdTech trends will emerge in a post-COVID-19 world. Sessions and Panel discussions will focus on mapping and meeting future demand for technology in education, the growth of edtech in India (and beyond) & the challenges faced by education entrepreneurs. The event will offer a bespoke networking platform to help you make new connections, have 1-to-1 video meetings and connect with colleagues from around the world - all without leaving your home.

The Awards recognize people in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere. The awards shine a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders and innovative trendsetters across the country. The awards will identify, showcase and recognize the world's most promising EdTech businesses of the year. From free e-learning platforms that democratize higher education to online homework help communities, EdTech start-ups of all stripes are popping up across India and pushing the ecosystem to the next level.

500 NOMINATIONS
2000 DELEGATES
60 CATEGORIES
300 STARTUPS
50+ EXHIBITORS
20+ EMINENT SPEAKERS

WHY DID WE GO VIRTUAL?

The world of education and training has experienced an extraordinary upheaval as COVID-19 has created a seismic shift in the way technology is being adopted to accelerate distance learning. COVID-19 has accelerated change in Higher Education. High-quality education is important to mitigate the disparities and inequalities emerging and now being accelerated due firstly to technology and now to COVID-19.

Now more than ever, it is essential for our sector to come together as we enter an entirely new era with COVID-19. Millions of people have been required to rapidly adapt in light of the COVID-19 outbreak as we collectively experience the biggest online learning experiment in history across both schools and in the workplace. Considering the urgency of the challenges we all face, we are bringing forward our event as a global virtual gathering celebrating people the outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology.

As the world adjusts to a work from home lifestyle, it's now more important than ever to find ways to grow your network and create business opportunities.

THE EXPO

A world-class virtual experience for exhibitors across the industry – EDUCATION INNOVATION CONCLAVE & AWARDS is more than just an event, it's a catalyst for the growth and development of the exhibitor.

We will create a virtual customized both which will comprise of:

  • Brand Logo
  • Title
  • About your company
  • Social media links
  • Photos
  • Link to live videos
  • Embedded video
  • Button to request more info

WHY TO EXHIBIT

SPOTLIGHT YOUR SERVICES Gain exposure for your relevant innovations, products and solutions.
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP Your company name will be associated with a gathering of industry experts who are presenting new and exciting ideas in your field.
PRICLESS CONNECTIONS Be personally introduced to the world’s most prominent Brands and Leaders.
INCREASED SALES Genetrate new markets with your existing products and services.
LEAD GENERATION Assured Qualified Leads Generation during the show.
FULLY MANAGED PROMOTION Our marketing team manages all production, development, promotions and hosting.
ENTREPRENEUR INDIA MEDIA The most trusted media in the Entrepreneurial space “Entrepreneur.com” will reinforce the value of your brand as a leader brand.
Award criteria Innovation Revenue Growth Business Model Market Impact Customer Value Proposition Scalability Social Impact
why nominate Connect With Top EdTech Leaders Global Exposure In The EdTech Ecosystem Valuable PR Business Development Opportunities Exclusive Invitation To Follow Up Events Nominate your brand in the relevant category and get recognized for your precious efforts in the EdTech system by our jury and advisors.
WHO SHOULD NOMINATE Education Entrepreneurs Innovators Investors Corporates Educators Influencers SMEs Business Leaders
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