19th WES Agenda

PROGRAMME AGENDA

Day 1 | WEDNESDAY- 9th JUNE, 2021

TimeSession
10:00 – 11:00INAUGURATION CEREMONY: WORLD EDUCATION SUMMIT 2021

Welcome Address: Dr. Ravi Gupta, CEO & Editor in Chief, Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd.
Prof. K. Hemachandra Reddy, Chairman, Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APCHE), Andhra Pradesh
Aditya Berlia, Co-Founder and Pro Chancellor, Apeejay Stya University
11:00 – 11:30Excusive Session
11:30- 12:30PANEL DISCUSSION 1: INDUSTRY 5.0 AND IT’S IMPLICATIONS ON EDUCATION
Panelists
Moderator: Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Gupta, Vice Chancellor, World University of Design, Panipat
Prof. Lalit Kumar Awasthi, Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Hamirpur & Jalandhar
Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro Chancellor, Chitkara University, Punjab
Prof. Rabindra Chandra Bhattacharya, Vice Chairman, Globsyn Business School, Kolkata
Dr Anup K Singh, Director General, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
12:30 – 13:00Exclusive Presentation on Advancing Learning in the New Normal and Beyond by Philip Murray, Regional Vice President, Asia, Blackboard
13.00 – 13.30Exclusive Presentation on Empowering University Career Services | A Case Study of SRM University, India by Ashish Fernando, Founder & CEO, iSchoolConnect
13:30 – 14:00Expo & Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00PANEL DISCUSSION 2: ACHIEVING STABILITY FOR THE HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR THROUGH GLOBAL COLLABORATION
Panelists
Moderator: Harshal Desai, Assistant Editor, Elets technomedia Pvt Ltd
Dr DNS Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Sushant University, Gurugram
Prof. G R Naik, Vice chancellor, Garden City University, Bangalore
Prof.(Dr). Parvinder Singh, Vice Chancellor, Rayat Bahra University, Mohali
Dr. Shrihari Prakash Honwad, President & Vice Chancellor, Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur
Dr. Preeti Bajaj, Vice Chancellor, Galgotias University, Greater Noida
15:00 – 15:15Exclusive Presentation by Sudhanshu Bajpai, Project Head, Kanan International Private Limited
15:15 – 15:45Expo & Lunch Break
15:45 – 16:45PANEL DISCUSSION 3: HYBRID LEARNING: THE USE OF APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGIES – THE EVOLUTION FROM EMERGENCY REMOTE TEACHING
Panelists
Moderator: K C Mishra, Product Manager- Special Projects, Elets technomedia Pvt Ltd
Dr Sandeep Sancheti, Provost, Marwadi University, Rajkot
Prof (Dr) Vikas Singh, Vice Chancellor, ITM University, Raipur
Prof. O R S Rao, Vice Chancellor, ICFAI University, Ranchi
Ravindra Yatagiri, Vice President-IT & eLearning, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
Nick Benwell, Senior Solutions Engineer, Blackboard
16:45 – 16:50Expo & Lunch Break
16:50 – 17:50PANEL DISCUSSION 4: FOSTERING NEW WAYS TO BRIDGE THE SKILLS GAP BETWEEN ACADEMIA AND INDUSTRY
Panelists
Moderator: Hemangini Rajput, Assistant Editor, Elets technomedia Pvt Ltd
Dr. Prafulla Ranjan, Dean – MBA, IMT Group of Colleges, Gr. Noida
Dr. Kavita Mathad, Dean, Galgotias University, Greater Noida
Dr B SendilKumar, Dean & Director – Health Sciences,Vinayaka Mission Research Foundation, Salem
Dr. Neha Patel, Director, Som-Lalit Education and Research Foundation, Ahmedabad
Sudhanshu Bajpai, Project Head, Kanan International Private Limited
17:50 – 18:30Expo & Lunch Break
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Day 2 | THURSDAY- 10th JUNE, 2021

TimeSession
10:30 – 11:30OPENING CEREMONY: REDEFINING THE LEADERSHIP IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: NEW WAY OF INNOVATION TO TRANSFORMATION
Welcome Address: Dr. Ravi Gupta, CEO & Editor in Chief, Elets Technomedia Pvt LTD
Dr Indrajit Bhattacharya, Director, National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET), Quality Council of India, Min. Of Commerce and Industries
Dr Pankaj Mittal, Secretary General, Association of Indian University (AIU)
11:30 – 12:00Excusive Session
12:00 – 12:25Exclusive Session: Ashish Munjal, CEO, Sunstone Eduversity Pvt Ltd.
12:25 – 12:30 Expo Break
12:30 – 13:30PANEL DISCUSSION 1: PERSONALISING HIGHER EDUCATION: USAGE OF DATA ANALYTICS IN BALANCING MENTAL HEALTH AMONGST STUDENTS
Panelists
Moderator: K C Mishra, Product Manager- Special Projects, Elets technomedia Pvt Ltd
Prof. Rajat Moona, Director , Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai (IIT)
Prof. Rajat Gupta, Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Mizoram
Dr. S. S. Mantha, Former Chairman AICTE and Chancellor, KL University, Guntur
Dr. Olufemi Rasheed . A, President, Unicaribbean Business School, Nigeria
Prof. (Dr.) Navin Sheth, Vice Chancellor, Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:30PANEL DISCUSSION 2: PRACTICING GLOBALLY IN ACCREDITION, ASSESSMENT, QUALITY STANDARD AND EVALUATION
Panelists
Moderator: Prof. (Dr.) Dhrubajyoti Chattopadhyay, Vice Chancellor, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata
Dr. Sujata Shahi, Vice Chancellor, IILM University, Gurugram
Prof. Raghuvir Singh, Vice Chancellor, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad
Dr. Meena Rajesh, Vice Chancellor, G H Raisoni University, Chhindwara
Tarundeep Singh Anand, Founder and Chairman, Universal Business School, Maharashtra
15:30 – 16:30 Expo & Networking Break
16:30 – 17:30PANEL DISCUSSION 3: THE DIVERSFICATION AND ESCALATION OF ONLINE COURSES
Panelists
Moderator: Albeena Abbas, Director Academics, Asian Academy of Film & Television (AAFT), Online
Dr. A. Garg, Director, KIET Group of Institutions, Ghaziabad
Dr. Divya Nalla, Director, Nalla Malla Reddy Engineering College, Hyderabad
Dr Bhagwan Jagwani, Campus Director, Allenhouse Colleges, Kanpur
Prof.(Dr.) Rajeev Kumar Upadhyay, Director, Hindustan College of Science and Technology, Mathura
17:30 – 19:30 Expo Break
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Day 3 | FRIDAY- 11th JUNE, 2021

TimeSession
11:30 – 11:50Exclusive Presentation by
Ashish Munjal, CEO, Sunstone Eduversity Pvt Ltd
11:50 – 12:00 Expo Break
12:00 – 12:30Exclusive Presentation by
Sudhanshu Bajpai, Project Head, Kanan International Private Limited
12:30 – 13:30PANEL DISCUSSION 1: ONLINE LEARNING VS CLASSROOM LEARNING- ADVANTAGE AND DISADVANTAGE
Panelists
Moderator: Harshal Desai, Assistant Editor, Elets technomedia Pvt Ltd
Prof. R. V. Rajakumar, Director, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar
Dr. Siddharth Jabade, Vice Chancellor, Vishwakarma University, Pune
Prof. (Dr.) S. P. Singh, Vice Chancellor, Royal Global University, Guwahati
Dr R D Patidar, Vice Chancellor, O P Jindal University, Raigarh
Siddhart Chaturvedi, Executive Vice President, AISECT Group of Universities, Bhopal
Nick Hutton, Regional Director, D2L Asia
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30– 15:30PANEL DISCUSSION 2: THE PROCESS OF INCREASING INTERNATIONAL ENROLLMENTS IN INDIA 2021
Panelists
Moderator: Aditya Berlia, Co-Founder and Pro Chancellor, Apeejay Stya University
Mrs Rajita Kulkarni, President, Sri Sri University, Cuttack
Dr Sayalee Gankar, Vice Chancellor, DY Patil University, Pune
Dr K Karunakaran, CEO, Hindusthan Educational Institutions, Coimbatore
Prof. (Dr.) Kuncheria P. Isaac, Director General , XIME Group of Institutions, Bangalore
15:30 – 16:00 WES Expo & Networking Break
16:00 – 17:00PANEL DISCUSSION 3: CHALLENGES IN GLOBAL EDUCATION IN POST COVID ERA
Panelists
Moderator: Prof.(Dr.) Abhay Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Pratap University, Jaipur
Prof. Prabhat Ranjan, Vice Chancellor, DY Patil International University, Pune
Prof. (Dr) Ashok Mahapatra, Vice Chancellor, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar
Dr Akhil Shahani, Managing Director, The Shahani Group, Mumbai
Dr. Professor Rajesh Arora, Vice Chancellor, Apex Professional University, Arunachal Pradesh
17:00 – 17:15 Expo Break
17:15 – 18:15PANEL DISCUSSION 4: WELLNESS PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS, PROGRAMS WILL FOCUS ON RESOLVING ISSUES SUCH AS ANXIETY, STRESS AND OTHER DISORDERS THAT LEAD TO LEARNING DISABILITIES.
Panelists
Moderaotor: Hemangini Rajput, Assistant Editor, Elets technomedia Pvt Ltd.
Prof. (Dr.) Deependra Kumar Jha, Vice Chancellor, Adamas University, Kolkata
Dr. Balakrishna Shetty, Vice Chancellor, Sri Siddhartha University Tumakuru, Bangalore
Prof. (Dr.) Ajay Kumar Poddar, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Om Sterling Global University, Hisar
Ajay Prakash Srivastava, Chancellor, Maharishi University of Information and Technology, Uttar Pradesh
Khursheed Akhtar, “Senior Strategic Advisor/Data Scientist Research and Studies Unit, Strategic Center to Kingdom Vision Realization”, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Mr Aman Mittal, Associate Director, Lovely Professional University, Punjab
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Day 4 | SATURDAY- 12th JUNE, 2021

TimeSession
10:30 – 11:30OPENING SESSION
LINKING SCHOLARSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL LIFE IN HIGHER EDUCATION, IN TIMES OF BLENDING EDUCATION
Moderator: Dhiraj Gyani, Director, Education & Government Engagements, Github
Dr. M. N. Patel, Provost, Parul University, Ahmedabad
Prof (Dr.) Narendra Kumar Thapak, Vice Chancellor, LNCT University, Bhopal
Prof (Dr.) Subramanian Raman Iyer, Pro Chancellor, Indus International University, Una
Dr. V K Rattan, Vice Chancellor, GNA University, Punjab
11:30 – 11:45Exclusive Session:
11:45 – 12:30Exclusive Session:
12:30 – 13:30PANEL DISCUSSION 1: CAN VALUE-ADDED CERTIFICATIONS OFFERED ONLINE ENHANCE THE EMPLOYABILITY OF THE STUDENTS?
Panelists
Moderator: Prof. (Dr.) Tabrez Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, GD Goenka University, Gurugram
Prof. Mahesh Chandra Govil, Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Sikkim
Prof. Prem Vrat , Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT(ISM) Dhanbad & Pro Chancellor, The North Cap University, Gurugram
Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra, Chancellor, Shobhit University, Meerut
Prof. (Dr.) Sibaram Khara, Vice Chancellor, Sharda University, Greater Noida
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:30PANEL DISCUSSION 2: FUTURE OF JOBS: WHAT THIS ‘GAP YEAR’ COULD MEAN FOR STUDENTS IN 2021
Panelists
Moderator: Dr Nitin Malik, Registrar, DR B R Ambedkar University, Delhi
Dr. N. T. Rao, Vice Chancellor, MIT-World Peace University, Pune
Dr. Sunil Rai, Vice Chancellor, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
Prof. V. N. Rajasekharan Pillai, Vice Chancellor, Somaiya Vidyavihar University, Mumbai
Prof. Shalini Gupta, Vice Chancellor, Desh Bhagat University, Punjab
15:30 – 16:30 Expo Break
16:30 – 17:30PANEL DISCUSSION 3: FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION: REOPENING TO THE CHALLENGES AND LONG-TERM IMPACT OF COVID-19
Panelists
Moderator: Prof Atul Khosla, Founder and Vice Chancellor,Shoolini University, Himachal Pradesh
Dr T Sasipraba, Vice Chancellor, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (Deemed To Be University), Chennai
Prof. (Dr.) Chattar Singh, Vice chancellor, Rai Technology University, Bangalore
Dr Harsh Sadawarti, Vice Chancellor, CT University, Punjab
Prof. (Dr.) A. K. Bakhshi, Vice Chancellor, PDM University, Bahadurgarh
Prof. (Dr.) Balvinder Shukla, Vice Chancellor, Amity University, Noida
17:30 – 18:00 Expo Break
18:00 – 19:00 Award Ceremony & Valedictory Sessiom
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