PROGRAMME AGENDA

Day 1- 26th November, 2020 (Thursday)

TimeSession
10:00 am – 11:00 amInauguration Ceremony
Revolution in Policy Regulation & Education Challenges at Global Level
Welcome Address: Dr. Ravi Gupta, CEO & Editor-in-chief, Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd.
Venkat Sitaram, General Manager & Leader for Education Vertical, Dell Technologies, India
Kunal Silku, Mission Director, Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission, Government
of Uttar Pradesh
Dr Nikhil Agarwal, CEO of Startup and Incubation, IIT Kanpur
Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, Provost, HSNC University, Mumbai
11:00 am – 11:30 amExclusive session by Venkat Sitaram, General Manager & Leader for
Education Vertical, Dell Technologies, India
11:30 am – 12:30 pmPanel Discussion 1: COVID-19 to Fuel Next Wave of Innovations in Higher Education Sector
Moderator: Aditya Berlia, Co-founder & Pro-Chanellor, Apeejay Satya University,
Gurugram
Dr. Pankaj Mittal, Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities
Dr. S. S. Mantha, Former Chairman AICTE and Chancellor, KL University
Prof. (Dr.) Navin Sheth, Vice Chancellor, Gujarat Technological University
12:30 pm – 01:00 pmReimagining the Role of technology in making advanced Education Accessible
Akash Bhardwaj, Manager, Product Training & Development, Globus Infocomm Ltd.
01:00 pm – 02:00 pmExpo & Lunch Break
02:00 pm – 03:00 pmPanel Discussion 2: Impact of ICT on Higher Education: Challenges and Perspectives
Prof. (Dr.) Rekha Kumari, Director of Higher Education, Government of Bihar
Rajita Kulkarni, President, Sri Sri University, Cuttack
Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra, Chancellor, Shobhit University, Meerut
Prof. (Dr.) M.M. Salunkhe, Vice Chancellor, Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed To Be
University)
Dr. Mohammed Khursheed Akhtar, Senior Advisor, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
03:00 pm – 03:45 pmExpo & Tea Break
03:45 pm – 04:45 pmPanel Discussion 3: Importance of Collaboration between Public and Private sector in Higher, Skill & Technical
Education. Exploring the Role of Accreditation in Enhancing Quality and Innovation

Dr.Vinod Bhardwaj, Associate Professor, Nadal Incharge, Innovation Cell, Department of College Education,
Government of Rajasthan
Dr. Shrihari Prakash Honwad, President, Sir Padampat Singhania University, Rajasthan
Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro Chancellor, Chitkara University, Punjab
Indranil Bose, Dean, School of Business, University of Bolton, UAE
Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Gupta, Vice Chancellor, World University of Design, Sonipat
Prof. (Dr.) Kuncheria P. Isaac, Director General, XIME Group of Institutions
Aman Mittal, Additional Director, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
04:45 pm – 05:45 pmPanel Discussion 4: Role of Faculty in Creating Pedagogical Environment more Innovative & Creative
Dr. Sandeep Sancheti, Vice Chancellor, SRM Institute of Science & Technology
Sudhanshu Varma, COO, Bennett University
Dr. Siddharth Jabade, Vice Chancellor, Vishwakarma University, Pune
Prof. (Dr.) Dhrubajyoti Chattopadhyay, Vice Chancellor, Sister Nivedita University,
Kolkata
Prof. Lalit Kumar Awasthi, Director, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur
Dr. Ruchi Agarwal, Senior Researcher, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad
05:45 pm – 06:30 pmExpo & Tea Break
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