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Conference Partner:

Students are now back in the classrooms, and both teachers and students are now trying to get used to the new normal. Education institutions were forced to adopt an online teaching system at very short notice and now is the time they are thinking about their long-term hybrid education strategy.

Presented by InfoComm India and Conference Partner, ICT Academy, join us for our upcoming webinar, Re-imagining Education In India, on 19 May (Thursday) at 11.30am IST to learn how educationists are planning ahead for the delivery of education.

11:30AM

Welcome Remarks

Sammi Zhang, Programme Director, InfoCommAsia

11:35AM

Opening Address

Hari Balachandran, CEO, ICT Academy

11:45AM – 12:30PM

Panel Discussion: Exploring Opportunities for Hybrid Learning in India

  • Challenges faced by Education institutes during online education
  • Solutions implemented with available options during pandemic times
  • Future planning for hybrid model with desired technology upgrades

Moderator:

Sooraj Dhawan, Director, Falcon Exhibitions

Panellists:

  • Dr P. S. Aithal, Vice Chancellor, Srinivas University
  • Dr Chandra Shekhar Dubey, Vice Chancellor, K R Mangalam University
  • Dr Dharam Buddhi, Vice Chancellor, Uttaranchal University
  • Dr K. Vijaya Bhaskar Raju, Vice Chancellor, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research
12:30PM

Case Study by MAXHUB

Presenter: 

Avinash Johri, Executive Director, CVTE India & SAARC Region

 

12:55PM

Concluding Remarks

Sooraj Dhawan, Director, Falcon Exhibitions 

ICT Academy is an initiative of the Government of India, State Government and Industry. ICT Academy is a not-for-profit organization, the first of its kind venture under the public-private-partnership model that endeavors to train the higher education teachers and students thereby exercises developing the next generation teachers and industry ready students. 

ICT Academy was started to meet the skill requirements of the industry and generate more employment especially in tier II and III parts of the country. The organization was formed with representations from government and industry. With training of teachers and students as the primary objective, ICT Academy has been working through a seven-pillar program in the areas of Faculty Development, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship Development, Youth Empowerment, Research & Publications, Digital Empowerment, and Industry-Institute Interaction. 

ICT Academy is continuously striving on every aspect to provide a holistic service to every stakeholder of the education ecosystem in developing the next generation of talent pool in India to make them industry-ready employees, innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders. 

Through its various initiatives, ICT Academy has been part of strengthening the India’s four important visions namely Skill India, Digital India, Startup India and Make in India We collaborate with public and private organizations to create, integrate and disseminate knowledge in the field of ICT to bridge the gap between academic output and industry requirements thus providing every learner an equal opportunity to become industry-ready. 

Website Link: www.ictacademy.in

Conference Partner:

All businesses have a well-defined business strategy built on experiences and best practices, and Pro AV offers the next BIG opportunity for IT Channel. However, the AV/IT convergence also presents business challenges. It’s important that IT Channel understands how to best support AV business opportunities.

Join us for our upcoming webinar, IT Business Opportunities in the Professional Audiovisual Sector on 18 June (Saturday) at 3:00pm IST to learn how the AV opportunity integrates with IT and the need for IT Channel to change and adapt processes for AV.

3:00PM

Welcome Remarks

Sammi Zhang, Programme Director, InfoCommAsia

3:05PM

Keynote Address

Mr. Kaushik Pandya, President, Federation of All India IT Associations (FAIITA)

3:15PM

Panel Discussion: IT Business Opportunities in the Professional Audio Visual Sector

  • The growing business opportunities in the Pro AV sector in India
  • The business opportunity for IT Channel
  • Emerging convergence between AV and IT channels
  • Planning for Post Covid growth opportunities in Remote/ WFH environment

Moderator:

Sooraj Dhawan, Director, Falcon Exhibitions

Panellists:

  • Devesh Rastogi, Sr VP, FAIITA
  • Puneet Singhal, President, CMDA Delhi
  • Kauser Dabiya, Past President, CMDA PUNE
  • Sanjay Chhajer, President, Compass Kolkata
  • Akash Arora, Director, Aero Digital World Pvt Ltd
4:10PM

Questions and Answers

4:25PM

Concluding Remarks

Sooraj Dhawan, Director, Falcon Exhibitions 

The Federation of All India Information Technology Associations popularly known as FAIITA is a registered national umbrella body representing Information Technology federations and associations from all over India. With 100+ associations as members, we are about 50,000 IT businesses across the country under the banner of FAIITA having a presence
in 25 states. We create employment for about 5,00,000 people, and in turn a livelihood for about 2.5 million people, depending on this trade for the past 25 years.

Our members are primarily from the SMB and MSME sector, spread across various geographies of the country, and have a diverse business portfolio ranging from Brick & Mortar showrooms, Regional Distributors, System Integrator and Retailers of IT products, Importers, Manufacturers as well as Solutions & Service providers. Factually these 50,000 indirect members are begetting direct and indirect employment to millions of skilled and unskilled manpower, and contribute substantially to the state exchequer through direct and indirect taxes.

Across India, many states IT federations like FITAG, FITAM, FIDTAK, CIITA, Confed – ITA, RCTA, AKIDATA, BITA, JCTA etc and city wise IT Associations like TAIT – Mumbai, ADCTA – Delhi, PCAIT – Delhi, CMDA – Delhi, TECSPA – Chandigarh, JCDA – Jammu, ITAO – Odisha, UPCDA – UP, Compass – Kolkota etc are members of the umbrella body of FAIITA. In an actual sense, the entire country is united on one platform.

Topic: Tech Dialogue: 5G, Data and IoT - How to Avoid Being Left Behind

Tech Dialogue: 5G, Data and IoT – How to Avoid Being Left Behind?

  • How will 5G transform business operations and consumer behaviours?
  • Age of big data: what to expect and how to prepare for It
  • Building a cognitive enterprise through AI-powered transformation
  • Key take-aways for business to stay competitive and sustainable

Moderator:

Jane Lo, Correspondent, MySecurityMedia; Director, Finboxx

Panellists:

Vihang Shah, Executive Advisor, SynFiny Advisors, Singapore

John Lee, Managing Director (ASIA PACIFIC), GRF ASIA-PACIFIC Pte Ltd

Oleg Ishanov, Director of Information Security, Acronis