Agenda

  • February 7, 2013

    8:30 am – 9:30 am Registration
    9:30 am – 10:30 am Inaugural Session: Towards Transformative Innovation in Education

    • Chief Guest: Shri Kahan Singh Pannu, IAS, Secretary-cum-Director General, School Education, Government of Punjab
    • Guest of Honour: Smt Parampal Kaur, Additional State Project Director, Government of Punjab
    • Guest of Honour: Dr R S Khandpur, Director General Pushpa Gujral Science City, Punjab
    • Convener: Dr Ravi Gupta, CEO, Elets Technomedia & Editor-in-Chief, DigitalLEARNING
    10:30 am – 11:00 am Inauguration of Exhibition / Tea & Coffee Break
    School Education Track Higher Education Track
    11:00 am – 1:30 pm Session-1: STEM (Science Technology English & Mathematics) Education

    • Sundaram Ramaswamy, CEO,
      xCallibre
    • Manas Chakrabarti, Principal
      Consultant, Sanako
    • Dr R S Khandpur, Director General
      PGSC (Pushpa Gujral Science
      City), Punjab
    • Earnest Charles J Samuel, Founder
      and Principal, Mount Carmel
      School, Chandigarh
    • Pankaj Sharma, Math Buddy
    • Prof Krishnamachar Sreenivasan,
      Sr Faculty Member, Dept. of
      Computer Science and
      Engineering, IIT Ropar
    1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch Break
    2:30 pm – 5:30 pm Session-2: Role of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) in School Management

    • Dr A K Dwivedi, Director,
      NIELIT, Chandigarh,
      Ministry of Communications
      and Information Technology
    • Shaji Thomas, Exe. Director,
      Entab Infotech, New Delhi
    • Komal Singh, Principal, Millennium
      School, Mohali
    • SK Gupta, Managing
      Director, eAssessment
    Session-1: Emerging Trends in Higher Education

    • Dr RS Bawa, VC, Chandigarh
      University
    • Dr Madhu Chitkara, Vice
      Chancellor, Chitkara University,
      Punjab
    • Dr Amrit Lal, Principal,
      DAVIET, Jalandhar
    • Dr Lovi Raj Gupta, Vice
      Chancellor, Baddi University
      of Emerging Sciences and
      Technology, Himachal Pradesh
    • HS Bawa, Industrial coordinator,
      Centre of Industrial Liaison
      and Placement , Thapar University
    5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Tea Break and Expo Visit

    February 8, 2013

    8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration
    9:00 am – 10:00 am Plenary: Towards Transformative Innovations in Education

    • Chief Guest: Shri Sikandar Singh Maluka, Education Minister, Government of Punjab
    • Keynote Address: Shri Dharam Vir, IAS (Retd),State Election Commissioner, Haryana
    • Keynote Address: Shri Vivek Atray, HCS Director & Special Secretary to Govt., Haryana, Electronics & Information Technology Department and Managing Director Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd. (HARTRON)
    • Convener: Shri Kahan Singh Pannu, IAS, Secretary-cum-Director General, School Education, Government of Punjab
    • Convener: Dr Ravi Gupta, CEO, Elets Technomedia & Editor-in-Chief, DigitalLEARNING
    10:00 am – 10:30 am Shiksha Ratna Awards 2013
    10:30 am – 11:00 am Tea Break and Expo Visit
    11:00 am – 1:30 pm Session-3: Innovative Technologies in Education

    • Dr M B Dholakia, Joint CEO, Gujarat
      Knowledge Society
    • Ritu Ghosh, Manager South Asia,
      Government Advisory Education,
      Health, Environment,
      Hewlett Packard
    • Supreet Kaur, Head Marketing and
      Alliances, Harness Handitouch.
    • Sundaram Ramaswamy, CEO,
      x-Callibre
    • Rupinder Singh, Executive
      Vice President, Datawind
    • Veena Raizada, Director,
      Academics, Next Education
    • Makarand P, CEO, Turanto
    • Anoop Kumar, GM, Simmtronics
    1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch Break
    2:30 pm – 5:30 pm 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm 

    Session-4: Career Counseling: Choosing the Right Path

    • Pervin Malhotra, Exectuive Director,
      Career Guidance India

     

    3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

     

    Session-5: Revamping School Education through Skills & Vocational Education

    • Vivek Aggarwal, CEO, Liqvid
    • Rubina Y Dalal, Head-Operations,
      Station e-Info Services
    • Dr Jessy Abraham, Associate
      Professor, Department of
      Teachers & Non-Formal
      Education(IASE) Jamia
      Millia Islamia
    • Dr Neelam Gulati Sharma,
      Additional Director, PSCST
      (Punjab State Council for
      Science and Technology)
    2:30 pm – 4:30 pm


    Session-2: Higher Education : Challenges, Opportunities and Insights

    • Punjab Infotech
    • Dr Rohit Dhand, Additional
      Dean, Lovely Professional
      University
    • Gurmeet Singh Dhaliwal, MD,
      Baba Farid Group of Institutions
    • Dr Maninder Singh, Head
      Computer Science Engineering
      Department of Thapar University
    • SPS Bedi, Executive Director,
      Chandigarh Group of Institutions
    • J S Dhillon, Professor in Electrical
      and Instrumentation, Sant
      Longowal Institute of Engineering
      and Technology
    • Satish C Sharma, CMD, Maharaja
      Group Of Colleges, Udaipur
    • Virender Rawat, Director- Academic,
      B – Kanae School, Gujarat
    • DNV Kumara Guru, Director,
      External Relations, Indian
      School Of Business, Mohali
    • Prof (Dr) Devendra Pathak, Vice
      Chancellor, APG Shimla University
    • Dr Aneet Bedi, Professor, Dean
      Academics, Gian Jyoti Institute
      of Management and Technology
    • Jeet Singh, Doaba Institute of
      Engineering and Technology
    • Dr Jasvinder Pal Kour Shergill,
      Principal, Government Medical
      College, Sangrur Road, Patiala
    5:30 pm onwards Valedictory Session