Agenda :: digitalLEARNING

  • 31 July 2007, Shahjahan Hall
    08.00 am – 09.30 am Registration
    09.30 am – 11.05 am eINDIA2007 Inauguration of Conference and Exhibition
    11.05 am – 01.00 pm Inauguration of the Exhibition and Tea
    01.00 pm – 02.00 pm Lunch
    02.00 pm – 03.30 pm Digital Learning Inaugural Keynote session on Envisioning E-Learning

    Moderator: Dr R Sreedher, Director, Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia, COL, India

    Shantanu Prakash, CEO, Educomp Solutions, India

    Chris Thatcher, Director, SE Asia Educational Development, Cambridge Education, Thailand

    Dr Subarna Shakya, Executive Director, National Information Technology Center, Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology, Government of Nepal

    03.30 pm – 04.00 pm Tea/Coffee
    04.00 pm – 05.30 pm ICT in Education Program Management, Monitoring and Evaluation: Closing the Achievement Gap

    Chair: Randeep Kaur, Learning Advisor, Plan International, India

    R P Pal, Secretary, IT, Goa, India

    Dr Anjalee Prakash, CEO, Learning Links Foundation, India

    Ravi Sinha, Staff Scientist, C-DAC, Bangalore, India

    Vikrant Mahajan, National Coordinator, Sphere India

    Hari Iyer, Director, Core Projects and Technologies Ltd, India

    05.30 pm – 07.00 pm Effective Digital Learning Designs and Delivery Platforms

    Moderator: Sonjib Mukharjee, CEO, Metalearn, India

    Rishikesh Patankar, Senior Research Scientist, Media Lab Asia, India

    Priya Khanna, Lecturer, Amity University, Delhi, India

    K M Taj-Biul Hasan, Producer (TV & Radio) Media Centre, Bangladesh Open University

    Capt KJS Brar, CEO, Designmate, India

    Nancy Knowlton, CEO, SMART Technologies, Canada

    07.00 pm – 08.00 pm Dinner Panel

    Dr Lalzama, Minister of State, Higher and Technical Education, Mizoram

    Mike Erlin, Regional Vice President for South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Blackboard

    Rohit Kumar, Country Head, Public Sector, Microsoft India

    Michael Clarke, Head ICT4D, IDRC, Canada

    08.00 pm Networking Dinner
    1 August 2007, Shahjahan Hall
    08.00 am – 09.30 am Registration
    09.30 am – 11:00 am e-Readiness of Higher Education: Challenges and the Way Forward

    Chair: Sunil Alag, Director & HoD (e-Learning) Department of Information Technology, GoI

    Dr R Karpaga Kumaravel, Dean, Head, Dept of ET, Bharathidasan University, Trichy, India 

    Gaurvendra Dwivedi, T A, USIT, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, India

    Kuldeep Nagi, Assistant Director – e-Learning, Assumption University, Thailand

    K S Lasith Gunawardena, Lecturer, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

    Shameema Parveen, Knowledge Officer, Edutech, India

    11.00 am – 11.30 am Tea/Coffee
    11.30 am – 01.00 pm Engaging with e-Content

    Chair: Subhash C Khuntia, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt of India

    Madhu Ranjan, Education Programme Specialist, USAID, India

    Vandita Sharma, Country Director, EDC, India

    Niranjan Meegammana, Project Director, e-fusion Pvt Ltd, Sri Lanka

    P Premanand, Team Leader, DHAN Foundation, Madurai, India

    Abhinav Dhar, Sr VP, Educomp Solutions, India

    Adrian Hall, Director Mobile Learning, Steljes Ltd, United Kingdom

    01.00 pm – 02.00 pm Lunch
    02.00 pm – 03.30 pm Empowering Educators

    Chair: Dr K Subramanian, DDG(NIC), MoCIT & IT Adviser to CAG of India

    Cho, Cheung Moon, Director, Global Cooperation and Planning Team, KADO, South Korea

    Buckley Dan, Principal Consultant, Cambridge Education, England, UK

    Vasu Chikkatur Murthy, President, Tri State Counseling and Mediation, US

    R N Prasad, Group Manager, Education and Research Dept, Infosys Tech, India

    Dr Jayant Sonwalkar, All India Management Association, India

    03.30 pm – 04.00 pm Tea/Coffee
    04.00 pm – 05.30 pm Professional Development and Teachers’ Capacity Building with ICT : Are We Rising to the Challenge?

    Chair: G Narendra Kumar, Secretary, Dept of Training, Technical, & Higher Education, Govt of Delhi, India

    Santosh Panda, Director, STRIDE, Indira Gandhi Natioanl Open University, India

    Anshul Sonak, K-12 Education Program Manger, Intel India

    Saumya Kanti, Sr VP, Educomp Solutions, India

    Savita V Govilkar, Core Projects and Technologies Ltd, India

    Col K J Singh, Director, Designmate, India

    05.30 pm – 07.00 pm Policy Session on Instructional Design for Content Development

    Moderator: Ashish Garg, Programme Coordinator-India, GeSCI

    N K Sinha, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of IndiaSourav Banerjee, Education Specialist, USAID, India

    Aakash Sethi, Executive Director, QUEST Alliance, India

    Radha Ganesan, Training and Design Specialist, QUEST Alliance, India

    Prof Janaki Rajan, Department of Education, Jamia Milia Islamia, India

    Vandita Sharma, Chief of Party, Education Development Center, India

    Prof Marmar Mukhopadhyay, Director, Education Technology and Management Academy, India

    07.00 pm – 08.00 pm ICT Leaders Forum

    Chair: R Chandrashekhar, Additional Secretary (e-Governance), Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India

    08.00 pm onwards Networking Dinner
    2 August 2007, Shahjahan Hall
    08.00 am – 09.30 am Registration
    09.30 am – 11.00 am Virtual and Web-based Education : The Future

    Chair: Vivek Bharadwaj, Special Secretary, IT, Government of West Bengal, India

    Revati Deulgaonkar-Namjoshi, Program Coordinator & Business Analyst, eLearning and eContent Development, Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd, India

    Dr S Varalakshmi Sundaravinayagam, Professor of Economics, Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Post Graduate Studies, Pondicherry

    M Sivakumar, V P, ViTELS, Everonn Systems, India

    Aseem Badshah, President, Scriptovia, USA

    Anupam Mukerji, Business Researcher, Hewlett-Packard Labs, India

    Subhasish Dutta Chowdhury, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, AR, USA

    11.00 am – 11.30 am Tea/Coffee
    11.30 am – 01.00 pm Building Schools for Future

    Chair: Dr Utpal Mallik, Joint Director of the Central Institute of Educational Technology, NCERT, India

    M P Vijay Kumar, State Project Director, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Tamil Nadu, India

    O N Singh, Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, India

    Sandeep Singhal, Sr VP, Educomp, India

    S P Kulshrestha, Technical Director, NIC, IGNFA, Dehradun, India

    Ashish Dham, Managing Director, Globus Infocom Ltd, India

    01.00 pm – 02.00 pm Lunch
    02.00 pm – 03.30 pm Recommendations: The Way Forward
    D Srinivas, Minister, Higher Education, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaVivek Bharadwaj, Spl Secretary, IT, West Bengal, IndiaUtpal Mallik, Jt Director, CIET, NCERT, India

    Anshul Sonak, K-12 Education Programme Manager, Intel India

    Madhu Ranjan, Education Programme Specialist, USAID, India

    Partha Shah, President, Centre for Civil Society, New Delhi, India

    R Karpaga Kumaravel, Dean, Bharathidasan University, Trichy, India

    Sonjib Mukharjee, CEO, Metalearn, India

    Meena Bhatt, State Project Director, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Gujarat, India

    Shantanu Prakash, CEO, Educomp Solutions, India

    Akash Sethi, Executive Director, Quest Alliance, India

    03.30 pm – 04.30 pm Tea
    04.30 pm – 05.30 pm Valedictory: Building Partnerships Among ICT4D Stakeholders

    Special Address: Dr William Dar, Director General, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India

    Panelists:

    Subhash Kuntia, Joint Secretary, Deparment of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India

    Shantanu Consul, Administrator, Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF), Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications and IT, Government of India

    A K Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India

    T R Raghunandan, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India

     

 

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