Higher Education Track

Programme Agenda
Day 1 – August 7, 2014
08.30 am – 09.30 am Registration
09.30 am – 11.00 am Thought Leaders Panel
Praveen Prakash, Joint Secretary, Technology Enabled Learning and Mission Director,NMEICT, MHRD
Vishaka Nanayakkara, Ministry Of Higher Education, Government of SriLanka
Unni Krishnan Koroth, CEO, Foradian Technologies
Freda Wolfendon, Senior Lecturer, Education and Development, The Open University
11.00 am – 11.30 am Visit to Exhibition
11.30 am – 01.00 pm Innovation in Universities : Focusing on Research and Creativity
Session Chair: Prof. K P Mishra, Vice Chancellor, Nehru Gram Bharati Vishwavidyalaya
Abhishek Pandit, Director AISECT, C V Raman University
Brijesh Nigam, Managing Director, Iterate India Pvt. Ltd.
Naresh Duble, DGM, Training & FMD, Armstrong
Mk Abdul Khader, Vice Chancellor, Kannur University
01.00 pm – 02.00 pm Lunch Break
02.00 pm – 04.00 pm Role of Assessment, Accreditation, Evaluation & Quality Standard in Higher Education
Session Chair: Dr. Sandhya Chintala, Vice President, NASSCOM
Prof. P Rameshan, Director, IIM Rohtak
Prof. A. H. Rajasab, Vice Chancellor, Tumkur University
Dr. M. C. Dileep Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Shree Sankaracharaya University of Sanskrit
NC Jain, Head-Business Development, Newgen Software Technologies Ltd.
Nagendran Sundarajan, Executive Vice President, MeriTrac Services
04.00 pm – 05.00 pm Striving for Excellence: Linking Education With Employability
Session Chair: Moli Diva, Deputy Head of English and Foundation Studies, Australian College of Kuwait
Dr Halima Sadia Rizvi, HOD, Department of Economics, Jami Millia Islamia
Rajiv Kumar, President, Amar Parkash Educational Development Society
05.00 pm – 05.30 pm Special Inauguration
Keynote Address by Chief Guest: Dr. Najma A Heptulla,Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Government of India
Address by Programme Chair: Justice M S A Siddiqui, Chairman, National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions, New Delhi
Address by Guest of Honour: S S Mantha, Chairman, AICTE
Address by Special Guest: Dilip Chenoy, CEO and Managing Director, National Skill Development Corporation
Vote of Thanks: Ravi Gupta, CEO, Elets Technomedia Pvt. Ltd.
05.30 pm – 07.30 pm Minority Education: Opportunities and Challenges
Session Chair: S S Mantha, Chairman, AICTE
Sh. Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya, ERD Foundation
C P Kunhimohammed, Chairman and President, JDT Islam Group Of Insitutions
Shaikh Sulaiman Karol, Chairman, United Education Society, Unity High School
Dr. Sumayaa Dawood, Principal, Thassim Beevi Abdul Kader College for Women
Abdullah Baig, Administrator, Dr. Nakadar Institute of Knowledge
Taj Muhammed Khan, Secretary, Rifa-hul-muslimeen Educational Trust
Mansoor Rashid, Director, Mayfair College
Akhter Khan, Kishore, Iqra International School
Dr. Fakhrudheen Muhammed, Secretary, Muslim Educational Social & Cultural Organisation, Hyderabad
Dr. Raj V Siddiqui, Chairman Manavseva Lokkalyan Mahasangh, Member- National Minorities Education Committee, MHRD, Govt. of India, New Delhi
Dr. M. A. Khatkhatay, Hon. General Secretary, MESCO, Mumbai
 
07.30 pm – 08.00 pm World Education Award Nominations Felicitation Ceremony
Day 2 – August 8, 2014
09.30 am – 11.00 am Private Universities: The Way Forward
Session Chair: Dr. Akshai Aggarawal,Vice Chancellor, Gujarat Technological University
Dr Devendra Pathak, Vice Chancellor, Dr K N Modi University, Jaipur
Prof. VPS Arora, Vice Chancellor, Supertech University
Colonel (Dr) Mithilesh Dixit, Vice Chancellor, Career Point University
Prof. G. L. Datta, Chancellor, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation (K L University)
Prof. O R S Rao, Vice Chancellor, The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Ranchi
Rakesh Rathi, Head – Education Vertical, RICOH India Ltd.
11.00 am – 11.30 am Visit to Exhibition
11.30 am – 01.00 pm Fostering Excellence: Transformative Practices towards Ensuring Quality in Higher Education
Session Chair: Prof. Furqan Qamar, Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities
Dr. Akshai Aggarawal,Vice Chancellor, Gujarat Technological University
Paresh Joshi, Academic Director, Station-e Info Services Pvt. Ltd
Akash Jain, Manager- IT, Mahendras Educational Pvt. Ltd.
Prof. Sunaina Singh, Vice Chancellor, English and Foreign Language University, Hyderabad
Amit Mahensaria, Co-Founder, Impartus Innovation Pvt. Ltd.
Puneet Kumar, CMD, Nysa Communications
Dr. Rafiquz Zaman, Vice Chancellor, Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Co-operative Management
Prof. (Dr.) L. N. Bhagat, Vice Chancellor, Ranchi University
 
01.00 am – 02.00 pm Lunch Break
02.00 pm – 03.30 pm Industry – Academia Bridge: Channelising Collaborative Models
Session Chair: Prof. Satish C. Sharma, CMD & Professor in Management, Maharaja Group of Colleges
Dr. G. R. C Reddy, Director, National Institute of Technology, Goa
Amitabh Akhauri, Sr. VP – HR, Jindal Stainless Ltd
VSN Raju, CEO, Globarena Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
3:30pm – 4:30pm National Mission on Education Through ICT
Pradeep Kaul, Senior Consultant, NMEICT
Prof. Kushal Sen, IIT-Delhi
Prof. Ranjan Bose, IIT Delhi
Shyama Iyer, IIT Bombay
Rahul Deshmukh, IIT Bombay
Nageshwar Nath, CEC, New Delhi
 
4:30pm – 05:30pm World Education Summit Awards