11th CII Education Summit 2021 ~ Programme

DAY 1 - Thursday, 21 October

1030 – 1130 hrs

Opening session

1130 – 1145 hrs

Presentation: Key Findings of CII – Deloitte ASHE Report 2021

1130 – 1230 hrs

(Parallel Session 1) National Education Policy (NEP)

1145 – 1230 hrs

Plenary 1: India – A Destination for Global Education

1230 – 1300 hrs

Case Study Presentation: Industry Academia Engagement

1345 – 1430 hrs

Plenary 2: Long-term Impact of Hybrid Learning Models

1400 – 1500 hrs

(Parallel Session 2) Future of Virtual Universities

1430 – 1515 hrs

Plenary 3: Digital Rollout of Technology for Education

1500 – 1600 hrs

(Parallel Session 3) Session on Research And Industry Partnerships – Monash And IITB

1515 – 1630 hrs

Plenary 4: Rollout of NEP and Preparedness of State Governments

1600 – 1630 hrs

(Parallel Session 4) British Councils work on promoting Transnational Education between the UK and India

1630 – 1700 hrs

(Parallel Session 5) In conversation with Mr. Craig Johnson– Head of school at American School of Bombay

1630 – 1800 hrs

(Parallel Session 6) Educators' Workshop – Building the capacity of teachers on handling technology tools

1700 – 1800 hrs

(Parallel Session 7) Global Case Study Presentation – The Ohio State University

Inaugural Session
21 October; 1030 – 1130 hrs
Conference Hall 1

Welcome remarks & Moderated by

Mr Chandrajit Banerjee*

Director General
Confederation of Indian Industry

Remarks

Dr BVR Mohan Reddy

Chairman, CII Education Council,
Chairman, BOG, IIT Hyderabad & Executive Chairman, Cyient

Remarks

Ms Radhika Bharat Ram

Co-Chair, CII Education Council &
Joint Vice Chairperson, The Shri Ram Schools

Remarks

Industry Leader

Remarks

Mr K Sanjay Murthy*

Secretary – Higher Education
Ministry of Education, Government of India

Announcements & Publication Release

  • Release of CII-Deloitte ASHE & ASSE Reports
  • Announcement of AICTE-AIU-CII-Microsoft Partnership for Academic Leaders for an Academic Leadership Programme on Leveraging Technology Tools

Inaugural Address

Mr Dharmendra Pradhan*

Union Minister of Education, Skills & Employment Government of India

Vote of thanks and close

Parallel Session 1 - Panel discussion on National Education Policy (NEP)
21 October; 1130 – 1230 hrs
Conference Hall 2

Moderator

Dr Rajan Saxena

Co-founder The Open Edwork (TOE), Former Vice Chancellor, NMIMS (Deemed University)

Remarks

Dr SS Mantha

Former Chairman AICTE
Chancellor, KL University
Adj Prof. NIAS, Bangalore
Emeritus Prof. VJTI (AI and Robotics)

Dr Chandrakant Ragit

Pro Vice Chancellor
Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya

Dr Suresh Mony

Professor Emeritus
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

Mr Rustom Kerawalla

Chairman
Ampersand Group

Mr Arvind Londhe

Faculty of HR in Central / M.S. Govt. Nodal Agencies/ Charity works with NGOs.

Plenary 1: India – A Destination for Global Education
21 October; 1145 – 1230 hrs
Conference Hall 1

Moderator

Mr Datta Kuvalekar

Chairman, CII WR Task Force on Education and Director, Technology & Engineering Forbes Marshall Pvt Ltd

Remarks

Prof Anil D Sahasrabudhe

Chairman
AITCE

Prof Suhas Pednekar

Vice Chancellor
University of Mumbai

Prof. Rakesh Mohan Joshi

Professor & Dean
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

Case Study Presentation: Industry Academia Engagement
21 October; 1230 – 1300 hrs
Conference Hall 1

Presenter

Dr. Srinivas Chunduru

Founder - Vans Group, Ex CXO OLA and Ex CHRO Piramal Group, Ex-President, Piramal Capital and Housing Finance

Plenary 2: Long-term Impact of Hybrid Learning Models
21 October; 1345-1430 Hrs
Conference Hall 1

Panel Chair

Prof Pankaj Jalote

Founding Director, IIIT-Delhi

Panellists

Mr Rakesh Ranjan*

Additional Secretary (TE)
Ministry of Education, Government of India

Dr SS Mantha*

Former Chairman, AICTE; Chancellor, KL University; Adj Prof. NIAS, Bangalore; Emeritus Prof., VJTI (AI and Robotics)

Dr Ameeta Mulla Wattal

Former Principal, Springdales School, Pusa Road and Executive Director and Chairperson, DLF Foundation

Dr Vinnie Jauhari*

Director Education
Microsoft India

Dr Chandrakant Ragit*

Pro Vice Chancellor
Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya

Parallel Session 2: Panel discussion on 'Future of Virtual Universities'
21 October; 1400-1500 Hrs
Conference Hall 2

Moderator

Dr Samir Karkhanis

CEO, Yangpoo Executive Education

Panellists

Prof Mukti Mishra

Co-Founder & Chairman,
Centurion University & Gram Tarang

Mr Raghav Gupta

Managing Director & CEO
Coursera

Dr Akhil Shahani

Managing Director, Thadomal Shahani Centre For Management, Shahani Group and CEO, ask.Careers

Plenary 3: Digital Rollout of Technology for Education
21 October; 1430 – 1515 hrs
Conference Hall 1

Panel Chair

Prof Ramesh Loganathan

Professor of Practice
IIIT Hyderabad

Panellists

Mr Sehraj Singh*

Managing Director
Prosus India

Prof Yogesh Singh*

Vice Chancellor
Delhi University

Mr Ashwani Sharma

Head of Research Operations, Education and University Relations Google

Mr Sumit Mehta

Founder
LEAD

Mr Amitav Virmani

The Education Alliance

CBSE

Tata Trusts

Parallel Session 3 – Session on Research and Industry Partnerships – Monash & IITB
21 October; 1500 – 1600 hrs
Conference Hall 2

Moderator

Prof Michaela Rankin

Deputy Dean, International and Accreditation,
Monash Business School

Panellists

Dr Akshat Tanksale

Co-Director of Research, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and theme Leader for Carbon Capture, Conversion and Utilisation, Woodside-Monash Energy Partnership, Monash University

Dr Srinivas Seethamraju

Department of Energy Science and Engineering IIT Bombay

Dr Prashant Gupta

Assistant Manager
TATA Power

Plenary 4: Rollout of NEP and Preparedness of State Governments
21 October; 1515 – 1630 hrs
Conference Hall 1

Panel Chair

Dr Naushad Forbes*

Past President, CII &
Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall

Remarks

Mr Vineet Joshi*

Additional Secretary (CU)
Ministry of Education, Government of India

Mr Rakesh Bharti Mittal*

Past President, CII &
Vice-Chairman, Bharti Enterprises

Mr Sunil Kant Munjal*

Past President, CII &
Chairman, Hero Enterprise

Dr BVR Mohan Reddy*

Chairman, CII Education Council,
Chairman, BOG, IIT Hyderabad & Executive Chairman, Cyient

Prof MP Poonia*

Vice-Chairman
AICTE

Representatives from state governments

Parallel Session 4 - British Councils work on promoting Transnational Education between the UK and India
21 October; 1600 – 1630 hrs
Conference Hall 2

Mr. Rowan Kennedy

Deputy Director
British Council in India

Parallel Session 5 – In conversation with Mr. Craig Johnson– Head of school at American School of Bombay
21 October; 1630 – 1700 hrs
Conference Hall 2

Dr. Mohan B Rao

Co- Chairman, CII WR Task Force on Education and Associate Dean - ‎IES Management College and Research Centre

Ms Kalpana Unadkat

Partner
Khaitan & Co.

Parallel Session - Industry Academia Engagement by – The OHIO State University
21 October; 1700 – 1800 hrs
Conference Hall 2

1700 – 1730 hrs

Industry Academia Engagement – Global Case Studies on Students experience

Ms. Joyce Steffan

Senior Director, Office of Global Business at Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University

1730 – 1800 hrs

Industry Academia Engagement – Global Best Practices

Dr. Gil Latz

Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International Affairs, Office of International Affairs & Professor of Geography

Parallel Educators' Workshop Building Capacity of Teachers on Handling Technology (IBM)
21 October; 1500 – 1700 hrs
Workshop Hall

DAY 2 - Friday, 22 October

1030 – 1115 hrs

Plenary 5: Vocational education: Role of corporates & best practices

1115 – 1200 Hrs

Plenary 6: Affordable & inclusive global education in India

1200 – 1300 hrs

Plenary 7: Education in Environmental & Social Governance

1300 – 1345 hrs

Plenary 8: Essential ingredients for innovation & research partnerships

1320 – 1400 hrs

(Parallel Session 8) Close door Roundtable on Developing curriculum and improving employability with skills education

1400 – 1500 hrs

(Parallel Session 10) – Session on Education Partnerships For Social Enterprise

1500 – 1600 hrs

(Parallel Session 11) Mindset to unconventional careers

1530 – 1630 hrs

Valedictory Session

Plenary 5: Vocational education: Role of corporates & best practices
22 October, 1030 – 1115 hrs
Conference Hall 1

Moderator

Dr Renu Singh*

Country Director, Young Lives India

Remarks

Dr Biswajit Saha*

Director, Skills
CBSE

Prof Neela Dabir

Dean, School of Vocational Education
Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Dr Ashwini Kumar Sharma

Vice Chancellor
Symbiosis Skill University

Prof Raghurama G

Director
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

Mr C Valiappa

Chairman
Sona Group

Mr. Junichi Kagaya

Managing Director - Executive Education Asia
IESE Business School, Japan

Mr. Vineet Menon

CEO
Ampersand Group

Plenary 6: Affordable & inclusive global education in India
22 October, 1115 – 1200 hrs
Conference Hall 1

Session Chair & Moderator

TBD

Remarks

Mr MS Unnikrishnan

Chief Executive Officer
IITB-Monash Research Academy

Remarks

Director
British Council India

Remarks

Dr Christopher Abraham

CEO & Head of Dubai campus
SP Jain School of Global Management

Remarks

Plenary 7: Education in Environmental & Social Governance
22 October, 1200 – 1300 hrs
Conference Hall 1

Moderator

TBD

Remarks

Dr. Nilay Yajnik

Provost (Vice Chancellor), Navrachana University

Remarks

Dr. (Prof) Uta Milow

FHNW School of Business - University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Northwestern Switzerland FHNW

Remarks

Mr. Ram Kolavennu

Chief Operating officer, FFE India Trust

Remarks

Dr. Mahendra Sharma

Pro Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor (Director General), Ganpat University

Plenary 8: Essential ingredients for innovation & research partnerships
22 October, 1300 – 1345 hrs
Conference Hall 1

Session Chair & Moderator

Mr Ajit Rangnekar

Director General
Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad

Remarks

Cadila

Remarks

Dr Anuradda Ganesh

Former Professor & HOD, Energy Science & Engineering-IITB & Director
Cummins Technology

Remarks

Dr Manish Gupta*

Director
Google Research India

Close Door Roundtable – Developing curriculum and improving employability with skills education
22 October, 1320 – 1400 hrs
Conference Hall 2

Parallel Session – Education Partnerships for Social Enterprise
22 October, 1400 – 1500 hrs
1430-1530 IST/2000-2100 AEDT
Conference Hall 2

Moderated By:

Prof Michaela Rankin

Deputy Dean, International and Accreditation
Monash Business School, Australia

Remarks

Dr Bodean Hedwards

Director, Enterprise and Immersion Initiatives
Monash Arts, Australia

Mr Viabhav Chhabra

Founder
Maker's Asylum

Prof Tejpavan Gandhok

Vice Dean, Outreach, Executive Development & Entrepreneurial Initiatives
OP Jindal Global University

Parallel Session – Changing Mindset towards Unconventional Careers 
22 October; 1500 – 1600 hrs
Conference Hall 2

Moderated by

TBD

Remarks

Mr Vivek Bhargava

Co-Founder
ProfitWheel

Remarks

Ms Ravneet Pawha

Country Director
Deakin University - (Sports)

Remarks

Mr Stephen Falvin

Senior Director Strategic Alliances
Harvard Business School Online
Greater Boston

Remarks

Ms Kavita Kerawalla

Vice – Chairperson
Ampersand Group

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