19th WES Agenda

PROGRAMME AGENDA

DAY 1 | WEDNESDAY – 23 JUNE 2021

TimeTOPIC
10:00 – 11:15Inauguration Ceremony – World Education Summit 2021
Welcome Address: Ravi Gupta, CEO & Editor in Chief, Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd.
Opening Speech by TOPPAN- Keijiro Aoki TOPPAN, Education Division TOPPAN, Japan and India Business Head -Navima
Curtain Raiser: Navima Launch by Atsuhiro Yanagi TOPPAN, Japan and
Anurag Gupta, Managing Director, Navima
Presentation and Q & A Session by Ravikant Wairagade, Sales and Marketing Manager, Navima
Navima Platform Demo and Q & A Session by Vinay Tiwari, Navima
Vote of Thanks: Ravi Gupta, CEO & Editor in Chief, Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd.
11:15 – 11:45Tea & Expo Break
11:45 – 12:45Panel Discussion 1: Accelerating a Remote Learning Revolution: Creating Opportunities in Education for outcome based Learning
Panelists
Moderator: Dr. Chandrakanta R. Pathak, Principal, HVB Global Academy, Mumbai
Raghav Podar, Chairman, Podar Education
Abhimanyu Basu, Dean of Academics, Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai
Dr. Amrita Vohra, Director Education – GEMS India, GEMS International School, Gurgaon
Dr Prem Das Maheshwari, Business Director, D2L South Asia
12:45 – 13:15Presentation by Srinivas Bharadwaj, CEO and Founder, JnanaMarga Technologies
13:15 – 14:00Expo & Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00Panel Discussion 2: New Education Policy 2020 – Approaches, Opportunities & Challenges
Panelists
Moderator: Aditya Berlia, Joint Secretary, Apeejay Education Society
Anirudh Gupta, CEO, DCM Group of Schools, Punjab & Haryana
Dr. Pratibha Kohli, Principal, Maharaja Agrasen Model School, Pitampura, Delhi
Sarika Babar, Principal, Clara Global School, Pune
Reekrit Serai, Managing Director, Satluj Group of Schools, Punjab & J&K
Harish Sanduja, Director Schools, Seth Anandram Jaipuria Group of Educational Institutions
15:00 – 15:30Leadership Talk by Chief Guest:
Shri Govind Singh Dotasra, Hon’ble Minister of School Education, Government of Rajasthan in conversation with Kartik Sharma, Associate Editor, Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd.
13:15 – 14:00Expo & Tea Break
15:45 – 16:45Panel Discussion 3: Bridging the Digital & Economic Divide in Education – NEP 2020 Perspective
Panelists
Moderator: Lt. Col. A Sekhar, Chief Development Officer, Jagran Education Foundation
Dheeraj Mehrotra, Principal, NPS International School, Guwahati
Dr. Sarada Chandrasekaran, Director, Whitefield Global School, Bangalore
Dr Usha Reddy, CEO, Meridian Group of Schools, Hyderabad
Capt.(IN) Alokesh Sen, Principal, Birla Public School, Pilani
Seema Saini, CEO & Principal, NL Dalmia Educational Society, Mumbai
16:45 – 17:00Tea & Expo Break
17:00 – 18:00Panel Discussion 4: Importance of AI and other emerging Tech in education: Challenges & Opportunities
Panelists
Moderator: Prof. Sandhya Harikumar, Department of Computer Science, Amritapuri, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Pramod Mahajan, School Director/Principal, Sharjah Indian School, Sharjah, UAE
Surabhi Goel, CEO, Aditya Birla Education Trust Schools, Mumbai, Maharashtra
B. Anantha Krishnan, CEO – Operations, Kalorex Group
Vineet Kansal, CEO, The Newtown School, Kolkata
Monika Chhabra, Principal, MITCON International School, Pune
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DAY 2 | THURSDAY – 24 JUNE 2021

TimeTOPIC
10:30 – 11:30Panel Discussion 1 – Redefining the Leadership in Virtual Environment- Building a Future ready Learning Paradigm
Panelists
Moderator: Dr. Seema Negi, Principal, Sanjeevani World School, Mumbai
Prof Manisha Kawathekar, Group Director, IES Public School Bhopal and Sehore
Sanjay Datta, Principal, Maharana Mewar Public School, Udaipur
Dr Sujash Bhattacharya, Principal, ITM Global School, Gwalior
Kavita Hegde, Principal, Seven Square Academy, Thane, Mumbai
11:30 – 12:00Exclusive Session: Prof. Sumeet Bahl, Director, Academia – Industry Partnerships, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
12:00 – 12:30Exclusive Session: Divya Lal, Founder & Managing Director, Fliplearn Education Pvt Ltd.
12:30 – 13:30Panel Discussion 2: Future of Learning & Talent: Are online schools capable of delivering?
Panelists
Moderator: Pratima Sinha, CEO, DSR Educational Society, Hyderabad
Rakhi Mukherjee, Principal, Utpal Shanghvi Global School & PPS International Junior College, Mumbai
Dr. Monalisa Dash, Principal, Shantiniketan International School, Secunderabad, Hyderabad
Kanchan Joshi, Principal, Cygnus World School, Vadodara
Geeta Varshneya, Principal-Director, Shri Ram Global School, Greater Noida
Seema Handa, Director, Eklavya School, Jalandhar
Caesar D’Silva, Principal, Global Indian International School, Ahmedabad
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:30Panel Discussion 3: Future of School Education: Reopening to the challenges and Long term impact of COVID-19
Panelists
Moderator: Dr. Priti Shrimal, Principal, Billabong High International School, Vadodara
Nellie Ahmed, Founder & Managing Trustee, Maria’s Public School, Guwahati
Dr Raghvendra Kumar Dwivedi, Principal, Dalmia Vidya Mandir, Rajgangpur
Vijaya Lakshmi Goswami, State head West Bengal, Dream India Schools, Howrah
Dr. Pragna Mehta, Principal, Bright Start Fellowship International School, Mumbai
15:30 – 15:50Presentation by Avinash Johri, Vice President, MAXHUB
15:50 – 16:00 Expo Break
16:00 – 16:15Networking Break
16:15 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 17:30Panel Discussion 4: Making quality education affordable and accessible through innovative solutions
Panelists
Moderator: Dr. Ritu Chauhan, Principal, Manipal International School, Bangalore
Vamsheepriya Amar, Principal, MVJ International School, Bangalore
Sharafudeen Thanikatt, Principal, Crescent English High School, Dubai
Padmavathi Sathiyanadhan, Principal, GSS Jain Gurukul International School, Tulak
Manju Rana, Principal cum Director, Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad
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DAY 3 | FRIDAY – 25 JUNE 2021

TimeTOPIC
10:30 – 11:30Panel Discussion 1: Decoding the Leadership in Virtual Environment: Investment, Approaches & challenges
Panelists
Moderator: Pratibha Mishra, Principal, Panbai International School, Mumbai
Arogya Reddy Peddireddy, Principal, Sharjah Ambassador School, Sharjah
Shanthi Menon, Principal, Deens Academy, Bangalore
Mittra Sinha Roy, Principal, Adamas International School, Kolkata
Shephali Charan, Principal, Asian World School, Jaipur
Poonam Kochitty, Principal, Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Shaheed path, Lucknow
11:30 – 12:00 Tea Break
12:00 – 12:30Presentation by Sudhanshu Bajpai, Project Head, Kanan International Private Limited
12:30 – 13:30Panel Discussion 2: Aftermath of Covid-19 and how the crisis is going to impact school education
Panelists
Moderator: Dr. SK Rathor, Founder & Chairman, SANFORT Group of Schools, Ghaziabad
Lt. Gen. Surendra Kulkarni, Director, Mayo College, Ajmer
A.P. Sharma, Principal, Birla Public School, Doha, Qatar
K Prabhakaran, Headmaster, The Lawrence School, Lovedale, Ooty
Dr. Nripen Kumar Dutta, Founder & Principal, Miles Bronson Residential School, Guwahati
Sonia Walia, Principal, Cambridge International School, Nawanshahr, Punjab
N. Veena Mankoti, Principal, Ambitus World School, Hyderabad
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:30Panel Discussion 3: Effective Global Academia Collaboration for Future Workforce
Panelists
Moderator: Dr. Kavita Bajpai, Co-founder & Director, The International School of Thrissur
Anubhav Yadav, Manager, Training and Development, Kanan International Private Limited
Debika Chatterji, Director Principal, JBCN International School, Borivali, Mumbai
Sasmita Mohanty, Director, Sanjay Ghodawat International School, Kolhapur
Shikha Banerjee, Principal, Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Kanpur
Bhawna Gupta, Principal, Sir Padampat Singhania Education Centre, Kanpur
15:30 – 16:301 Hour Expo Break
16:30 – 17:30Panel Discussion 4: Learn from Preschool Education Leaders : Unleasing the Survival Strategy in Crisis times.
Panelists
Moderator: Sneha Rathor, CEO, Sanfort Group of Schools, Ghaziabad
Pritam Kumar Agarwal, Founder & Director, Hello Kids Education Pvt. Ltd.
Lata Rawat, Director, Cambridge Court Group of Schools, Jaipur
Chirag Agarwal, Founder Director, EarlyVentions- Preschool and Daycare, Bangalore
Aakanksha Jain, Director, Sapphire International School, New Delhi
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DAY 4 | SATURDAY – 26 JUNE 2021

TimeTOPIC
10:30 – 11:15Workshop for School Leaders: Creating High Impact School
Speaker: Vijay Gupta, Academic Consultant
11:15 – 11:30Recording of Address by Prof APJ Abdul Kalam, Former President, Government of India at “Elets World Education Summit 2011
11:30 – 12:30Panel Discussion 1 : Collaborative Learning: Ensuring engaged learning in the class
Panelists
Nellie Ahmed, Founder & Managing Trustee, Maria’s Public School, Guwahti
Dr Dinesh Babu, Principal, CSM Central School Thrissur
Nandita Khanna, Principal, Nalanda Public School, Mumbai
Chandrani Ghosh, Vice Principal, Father LeBlond School, Siliguri
12:30 – 12:45 Lunch Break
12:45 – 13:30Panel Discussion 2: Delightful Math Teaching in schools
Session Partner: Navima
Moderator: Ravikant Wairagade, Sales and Marketing Manager, Navima
Dr Krutarth Joshi, Principal, Little Flowers’School, DAHOD, Gujarat
Jolly Roy, Education Manager and Professional Trainer
Ishita Mukherjee, CBSE Master Trainer
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:30Panel Discussion 3: Flexible curriculum structure: To create multiple exit points
Panelists
Moderator: Abhishek Bagchi, Principal, RMPS International School, Ankleshwar
Nalini Ponnappa, Academic Head, Vidyashilp Schools, Bangalore
Bharat Goyal, Founder, Bhartiyam International School, Rudrapur
Seema Gupta, Officiating Principal, The Millennium School, Noida
Mohammed Azhar, Principal, Knowledge Academy School, Chennai
15:30 – 16:00 Expo Break
16:00 – 16:30 Presentation
16:30 – 17:30Panel Discussion 4: Transforming curriculum for relevance to changing employment scenario in Covid times
Panelists
Moderator: Brijesh Karia, Chief operating Officer, Singhania Education Services Limited
Madhur Gupta, Principal, Genesis Global School, Noida
Dr Rajesh Kumar Chandel, Principal, Gyan Ganga International School, Jabalpur
Reeta Bhargava, Principal, Maheshwari Public School, Pratap Nagar, Jaipur
Nutan Iyer, Principal, Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai
18:00 – 19:00 WES Award Ceremony & Valedictory Session
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