About

Today education is at an inflection point. Like other industries, Education as a vertical need to embrace new methodologies across the spectrum - curriculum, infra, processes, and people.The conference will focus on the current state of ICT education in India; and how engineering schools are upping the ante to stay relevant to the market demands.
Dataquest recently announced the survey of the engineering colleges in education sector and listed the Top 100 engineering colleges in the country.
We estimate that the value of IT consumption by education sector primarily engineering colleges in India would be in range of $1B upwards and it is growing at a faster clip than before.
The top priorities for tech spending at engineering colleges and which are directly related to educational outcomes are:

Key decision-makers from more than 100 T-Schools round the country would get together to discuss strategic issues related to tech education in the country and the role of tech in enhancing the competitiveness of the sector at the Dataquest T-Schools Conference & Awards.
This group represents the powerful group of buyers of technology in higher education. They would buy technology products, solutions, and services ranging from IT infrastructure, cloud services, collaboration technologies, applications, analytics, AI, and AR/VR technologies amongst others. It is an opportunity not to be missed if you are targeting the ` 4000+ crore plus market opportunity in higher education.

Who Will attend

Dataquest Talent & leadership platform will host

  • 150+ delegates comprising of the dignitaries from government discussing the changing landscape in education policies
  • Corporate bigwigs: HR leaders of the IT/ITeS companies, CXO’s/CIO’s/IT Heads/Decision makers on board
  • Chancellors/VCs, Deans, Principals of Indian engineering colleges
  • IT buyers/IT decision makers of the engineering colleges
  • Strategists, consultants & experts from education fraternity

Program

Time Sessions
08:30-09:30 AM Welcome & Registration
09:30-09:45 AM Welcome Address
09:45-10:15 AM Inaugural Keynote by Chief Guest (Skilling for Digital India)
Speaker Profile: HRD Minister/Secretary/Policy Maker
10:15-10:30 AM Industry Keynote
Upping the Ante - How & why Indian Education sector must adopt emerging technologies
Speaker Profile: Leading Tech Solution Vendor
10:30-11:00 AM Academia Keynote
Education Challenges - Expectations from the Industry
Speaker Profile: Leading Academician
11:00-11:15 AM Networking Tea Break
11:15-12:00 PM Panel Discussion
Topic: Collaborating for Infra - How to leverage ICT to transform infra in engineering Colleges
Panellist profile: Top management from engineering colleges, CXOs from ICT solution providers, policy makers, consultants
12:00-12:15 PM Industry Keynote
Topic: Tech solutions for competitive edge
Speaker profile - CXO from leading ICT solution providers
12:15-01:00 PM Panel Discussion
Topic: The Tech Advantage - The Power of online, social & emerging tech for enhancing reach, quality, affordability, and speed
Panellist profile: Top management from engineering colleges, CXOs from ICT solution providers, consultants
01:00-02:00 AM Networking Lunch
02:00-02:45 PM Panel Discussion
Topic: Collaborating for Curriculum - How academia, industry and employers together can transform education quality
Panellist profile: Top management from engineering colleges, CXOs from ICT solution providers, policy makers
02:45-03:00 PM Networking Tea Break
03:00-04:00 PM Panel Discussion
Topic: The Start-up Mindset - How academia and industry help students become job creators and not job seekers
Panellist profile: Top management from engineering colleges, CXOs from ICT solution providers & start-ups, policy makers
04:00-04:30 PM Chief Guest Address
04:30-05:15 PM Dataquest T-School Awards 2019
05:15 PM onwards Award Winners group photo & Celebration High Tea

Past Speakers

Past Partners