Conference Agenda

DAY 1 - MAY 22, 2014
10:00 - 10:15 Welcome Note & Lightening of the Lamp
10:15 - 11:15 "CREATING FUTURE LEADERS" � A Keynote Session By
Mr. Shiv Khera - Author, Educator, Business Consultant & Founder of Qualified Learning Systems
11:15 - 12:15 Inaugural Session: Literate India: Building a Knowledge Economy

Mr. Vineet Joshi, Chairman, Centre for Board of Secondary Education**
Mr. Prabhat Jain, Chairman, Pathways world School
Mr. Amit Gupta, Executive Director, S. Chand Group
Mr. Vineet Gupta, Director, Jamboree Education, Founder & Trustee, Ashoka Universities
Prof. (Dr.) Madan Mohan Pant, Founder & Mentor, Planet EDU
Mr. Anil Sinha, Regional Head, Advisory Services South Asia, IFC- World Bank Group
Mr. Sharad Jaipuria, Chairman, Jaipuria Institute of Management
12:15 - 13:15 Session 1: Building a Sustainable Education Company

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Ryan Pinto, CEO, Ryan International Group of Institutions(RIGI)
Session Lead: Mr. Anand Sudarshan, Founder & Director, Sylvant Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Y V Rajasekhar, Co Founder & Managing Director, People Combine Education Initiatives Ltd.
Dr. D R Saini, Principal, Delhi Public School R K Puram
Mr. Anuraag Saxena, Regional Head-South Asia & ASEAN, World Education Foundation, UK
13:15 - 14:15    Networking Lunch
14:15 - 15:15 Session 2: The Investor Perspective: What Types of Companies Will They Invest In?

Mr. Mohit Ralhan, Managing Partner, Indus Balaji Private Equity
Mr. Sanjay Bansal, Managing Partner, Aurum Equity partners LLP
Mr. Akhil Shahani, Director, Kaizen Management Advisors
Mr. Chandrasekhar D P, COO, JGI Group of Institutions
Mr. Amit Bhatia, Founder & CEO, ASPIRE Human Capital Management
15:15 - 15:25 Keynote on: "Assistive Technology Solutions for Education Sector"
Mr. Rakesh Rathi, Head - Education Vertical, Ricoh India Ltd.
15:25 - 16:30 Session 3: K12 education Guiding Principles for Developing and Sustaining Business - Education Partnerships

Session Lead: Dr. Shayama Chona, Principal, Tamanna Special School

Mr. Steve Rudolph, Director, Jiva Education
Mrs. Abha Sehgal, Principal, Sanskriti School
Mr. Pramod Tripathi, Academic President, Greenwood High
Mr. Parminder Gill, Co Founder, EduSports
Ms. Shalini Nambiar, Deputy Director, GEMS Education
Mr. Kaisar Dopaishi, Principal, Singapore International School
Mr. Bhaskar Thyagarajan, Director, Bluesky Learning
16:30 - 16:45 Keynote on "Education Landscape & How online Infrastructure is playing critical role in bringing convenience" by
Mr. Vikrant Khorana
16:45 - 17:00    Networking Tea/Coffee
17:00 - 18:00 Session 4: VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & Skills Training � The Door to our Future

Dr. Darlie O Koshy, DG & Chief Executive Officer, IAM
Mr. Siddarth Bharwani, Head-Brand & Marketing, Jetking Infotrain Limited
Mr. Sanjay Shivnani, Senior Vice President, Pearson Education
Prof. R G Chouksey, Dean Academics, National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training and Research, Bhopal (NITTTR)
Mr. Narendra Shyamsukha, Chairman, ICA
Mr. Jatinder Singh, Secretary, Innovation, CSR, Education & Skill Development Committee,PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry
18:00 Onwards Closing of Day 1 & Indian Education Awards Night
Day 2 - MAY 23, 2014
10:00 - 11:00 Session 1: How Family & Institutional Centres run education trusts can prepare for bigger growth

Dr. Lila Purushottam Das, Director, BGIS
Dr. Shabistan Gaffar, Chairperson - Committee on Girls Education, The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI)
Mr. Manmohan Singh, Founder, Piramal Foundation
Mr Siddharth Ramalingam, Senior Vice President, IDFC Foundation
Mr. Krishan Khanna, Founder, iWatch Foundation
Mr. M N Sanyal, Head of CSR, Thermax India
11:00 - 11:30    Networking Tea/Coffee
11:30 - 12:30 Session 2: The Business of Change: A Higher Education Perspective

Keynote Address: Dr. Nikhil Sinha, Vice Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University
Session Chair: Mr. R P Sisodia, IAS, Joint Secretary (Higher Education), Ministry of HRD, GOI
Session Moderator: Ms. Meeta W Sengupta, Founder, Centre For Education Strategy

Dr. Amrendra Pani, Research Director, AIU
Mr. Vasu K Saksena, Chief Executive Officer, Merittrac Services Pvt. Ltd.
Dr. Satish Sharma, Director (Colleges), DAV College Management Committee
Mr. Pawan Agarwal, Adviser (Higher Education), Planning Commission, Government of India
Mr. Mahendra Bapna, Founder & CEO, University-21 (Higher Education)
12:30 - 13:00 Technology & Education

Mr. Pulakesh, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, UNIKUL Solutions Private Limited
Mr. Prateek Mathur, Marketing Head, Microsoft
13:00 - 13:30 Session 3: How to overhaul your technology program, capabilities and mindset

Mrs. Ashish Garg, Chairperson, Discover Tomorrow Campaign
Mr. Rakesh Rathi, Head - Education Vertical, Ricoh India Ltd.
13:30 - 14:30    Networking Lunch
14:30 - 14:50 Session 4: World-Class Schooling: Improving learning-outcomes for your institution, and society-at-large.

Keynote Session By - Mr. Anuraag Saxena, Regional Head-South Asia & ASEAN, World Education Foundation, UK
14:50 - 15:30 Session 5: Bringing New Meaning in Early Childhood Learning

Dr. Shailendra Gupta, Principal, Calorx Institute of education
15:30 - 16:30 Session 6: Going Global Where Opportunities Are Greatest

Ms. Maria Mathai, Advisor (India) to the President, University of Alberta
Prof. Rajen Harshe, Professor- International Studies, South Asean University
16:30-17:00    Closing Note and Networking Tea/Coffee