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Education Summit 2020 - The New Normal in Engineering Education, from September 2-4, 2020, WebEx Platform

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Education Summit 2020 -  The New Normal in Engineering Education, from September 2-4, 2020, WebEx Platform

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) - Southern Region and Tamil Nadu Technology Development and Promotion Centre (TNTDPC) are jointly organizing the Education Summit from September 2 – 4, 2020.

The main focus of the Summit will be to deliberate and develop an action agenda for the New Normal in Engineering Education, which the key stakeholders – the Academia, Industry and Government are expected to embark upon as a result of the pandemic Covid 19. The summit and expo will be conducted on the virtual platform, which will act as the interface between Educational Institutes, Technology, Solution Providers, Industry & skill providers. The Summit will be an enabler to connect with the potential stakeholders across the globe for new digital educational ecosystem.

The prominent speakers & Schedules:

Day One: 2 September 2020

1500 Hrs – 1600 Hrs (IST) Inaugural Session

  • Mr Muthukumar Thanu, Summit Chairman &, Group Chief HR Officer, TAFE Limited
  • Mr N K Ranganath, Chairman, CII SR Education committee & Water Ambassador, Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd

1600 Hrs – 1730 Hrs (IST) Special Session: Panel of Southern States Higher Education Departments

  • Ms Apoorva, IAS, Principal Secretary to Government, Department of Higher Education, Government of Tamil Nadu
  • Dr Usha Titus, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Government of Kerala
  • Mr. Navin Mittal, IAS, Commissioner, Department of Technical & Collegiate Education,Government of Telangana
  • Prof K Hemachandra Reddy, Chairman - Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher education, Government of Andhra Pradesh

Day Two: 3 September 2020

1500 Hrs – 1600 Hrs (IST) Session 1: Future of Skill & Job Opportunities

  • Mr V Vishnu IAS, Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation
  • Mr N V Balachandar, President – HR, CSR & Communications, Ashok Leyland Ltd
  • Dr Shankar Venugopal, Vice President - Technology Innovation & Knowledge Management, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
  • Ms Vasanthi Srinivasan, Professor&Chair, Digital Learning, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • Ms SrimathiShivashankar, Corporate Vice President and Programme Director New Vistas, HCL Ltd

1600 Hrs – 1700 Hrs (IST) Session 2: Panel Discussion: Impact of COVID on Engineering Education Learning

  • Dr. (Mrs.). Thangam Meganathan, Chairperson, Rajalakshmi Engineering College
  • Mr G. V. Selvam, Vice President, Vellore Institute of Technology
  • Dr Annie Jacob, Director, KCG College of Technology
  • Mrs. Fathima Bathool, Chief Executive Officer, M.A.M College Of Engineering And Technology

1700 Hrs – 1830 Hrs (IST) Session 3: International Panel on Future of Education

·       Mr N K Ranganath, Chairman, CII SR Education committee & Water Ambassador, Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd

·       Dr. Sandeep Sancheti,Vice Chancellor, SRM Institute of Science and Technology

Day Third: 4 September 2020

1500 Hrs – 1600 Hrs (IST) Session 1: Session: Augmented and Virtual Reality/ Personalization / Gamification

  • Mr Dhilraj Singh Gandhi, Chief Digital Officer, TAFE Ltd
  • Mr Joseph Linson, Director, Intel
  • Mr Vijay Karunakaran, Founder & CEO, TNQ InGage Technologies

1600 Hrs – 1700 Hrs (IST) Session 2: Artificial intelligence / Chatbots / Internet of Things

  • Dr Sridhar, Professor, Great Lakes Institute
  • Mr Ashok Varma, Partner and Head Social Sector Advisory Practice, PwC
  • Mr Balasubramanian, Managing Director, Blackboard Information Technologies

1700 Hrs – 1830 Hrs (IST) Session 3: Online Evaluation and Assessment Challenges

  • Mr Muthukumar Thanu, Summit Chairman & Group Chief HR Officer, TAFE Limited
  • Dr D.Manjunath, Professor, IIT Bombay
  • Dr Abhay Kumar, Director, Thiagarajar College of Engineering
  • Dr Vivekanand Kanapuri, Professor, NITIE
  • Dr Balasubramanian, Professor, KREA University

The Summit will have the participation of eminent experts from Academia, Industry, Government to deliberate on the emerging disruption in the education sector and chart out a clear road map to meet the new normal demands.

The delegate fee per person to join the summit (2, 3 and 4 Sep 2020) Rs. 1000 + GST for CII Members ; Rs. 1500 + GST for Non members.

Click here to register online https://forms.gle/JqjMsQ7hFruprbdG9

For more details about speaking opportunity and sponsorship, contact Dr Selvaraj ; Email: selvaraj@cii.in ; Mobile: +91-99404 88807

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