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ArdorComm- Higher Education and EdTech Conclave & Awards 2022, Pune, Maharashtra; #HEETpune

-By ArdorComm Media Bureau

ArdorComm Media Group (A Media Start-up) is glad to host ‘HIGHER EDUCATION and EDTECH CONCLAVE & AWARDS 2022’ as the 1st & Biggest ‘Physical Event’ in Pune, Maharashtra on 6th May 2022 (Friday). Featuring Maharashtra as a ‘Higher Education & EdTech Hub’ of the Country.

The Summit’s theme will focus on ‘Empowering Higher Education community with Ed-Tech collaboration to voyage from Education 4.0 to Education 5.0’.

Maharashtra –The land of Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, with its rich historic and cultural past, is also known for its good educational infrastructure. As Mumbai is the Financial Capital of the country; Pune is considered the cultural and educational capital of the state, popularly known as the ‘Oxford of East’. Cities like Aurangabad, Nasik, Nagpur, Kolhapur, Solapur, Ahmednagar, Jalgaon, Satara, Wardha, etc. are also higher education destinations and are emerging as ‘The Centre of Learning’.

This Knowledge forum invites policymakers, higher education leaders, innovators, and Edtech experts to share their experiences, ideas, and accomplishments that have helped the growth of the education community during the tough times of the COVID-19 pandemic. We will unite under one roof for a mission to co-create, co-learn, and collaborate for Innovation together with growth stakeholders.

The conclave will witness who’s who from government, universities, colleges, engineering institutes, B-schools and skill institutions, experts from corporate, EdTech companies & education startups. Deliberating, showcasing & presenting best & next practices in higher, skill & technical education.

Technology is a tool to add value and make education more effective. In a scenario where there is a huge transformation in the education sector with the rapid technological advancements, we are gradually transitioning from Education 4.0 to Education 5.0. ArdorComm Media Group, being one of the growing media startups in India, is here to explore the possibilities of innovation in education, the future trends, and the existing scenario to propel necessary discussions between major education, tech, and government stakeholders.

Chandan Anand, Founder, CEO & Group Editor of ArdorComm Media Group, emphasized saying, ‘’The goal of Education 5.0 is to transform the current educational system into one that is centered on action and outcomes. Despite repeated attempts to offer proper training, evaluation, and related assistance, the actual figures for employable graduates each year are alarming. As a result, the gap between industry demands versus employable-skilled human capital continues to widen. The transformation shift from Education 4.0 to Education 5.0 is about co-creating the socio-digital ecosystem which could ease the dynamics of teaching-learning-skilling-employing youth (Gen-Z & Millennials).”

This much-awaited physical conclave ‘ArdorComm- Higher Education and EdTech Conclave, Pune’ will be graced by the presence of Shri. Suraj Mandhare, IAS, Commissioner (Education), Government of Maharashtra and Shri. Rajesh Patil, IAS, Municipal Commissioner, PCMC & CEO – Pimpri Chinchwad Smart City Ltd, Government of Maharashtra.

Eminent speakers, experts, academicians & educators from universities, engineering institutions, B-schools, EdTech & education startups at ‘ArdorComm- Higher Education and EdTech Conclave, Pune’ are:

Prof. (Dr.) Nitin R. Karmalkar, Vice-Chancellor, Savitribai Phule Pune University; Dr. Ganesh Natarajan, Chairman, Honeywell Automation Chairman & Founder, 5F World Director, SBI; Dr. Geetali Tilak, Vice-Chancellor, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth; Dr. Akhtar H. Rizvi, Rizvi Education Society’s – President & Founder, Rizvi Education Society; Dr. Parin Somani, International Motivational Speaker & Academic Scholar Author, Humanitarian and Philanthropist, TEDx Speaker; Parag Karandikar, Editor, Maharashtra Times, Times Group.

The summit will be witnessed by who’s who from the higher education fraternity from pan Maharashtra, Prof. (Dr.) Mangesh T. Karad, Vice-Chancellor, President & Trustee, MAEER & Executive President, MIT Art Design and Technology University, Pune; Sanjay Padode, Founding President and Chancellor, Vijaybhoomi University; Chairman, JAGSOM; Dr. Sandeep Pachpande, Chairman, ASM Group of Institutes, Pune; Chetan S Wakalkar, Managing Trustee & Group Director, Indira Group of Institutes, Pune; Dr. Ashwini Kumar Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, Symbiosis Skills and Professional University (Ex. Director General, NIELIT MeitY, Gol); Adv. (Mrs.) Rubina Akhtar Hasan Rizvi, Director, Rizvi Education Society; Director, Dr. Akhtar Rizvi Educational Trust; Prof. (Dr.) G.K.Shirude, Vice-Chancellor, Sri Balaji University; Vivek Iyer, Vice President – Asia Pacific. Anthology; Dulles Krishnan, Managing Director Enterprise – India and ANZ, Coursera; Vibha Mahajan, Senior Director, Wiley; Vaibhav Anand, Country Manager – India, ELSA Corporation; Prof. (Dr.) M. M. Salunkhe, Vice-Chancellor, Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University); Dr. Siddharth Jabade, Vice-Chancellor, Vishwakarma University, Pune; Dr. Sayalee Gankar, Vice-Chancellor, D Y Patil University, Ambi, Pune; Dr. Eknath B. Khedkar, Vice President, Ajeenkya DY Patil University, Pune (ADYP); Dr. Adya Sharma, Director, Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Pune; Gaurav Somani, President Sales, Mastersoft; Arpit Badjatya, CEO & MD, Serosoft Solutions Pvt Ltd; Maunish Pandya, Head- Business Development, Serosoft (Academia ERP); Ashwani Kumar Singh, Head- Branding & Communications, Serosoft (Academia ERP); Dr. Apoorva Palkar, Director- Innovation Incubation & Linkage, Savitribai Phule Pune University; Dr. N. J. Pawar, Vice-Chancellor, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune; Dr. Sachin S. Vernekar, Dean – FMS Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Director- IMED, Pune; Jitendra Patil, Campus Director, Universal College of Engineering; Dr. Sandip Sane, Director, IBMR, ASM Group of Institutes, Pune; Prof. Laxman Kumar Tripathy, Director, SaiBalaji International Institute of Management Sciences; Karun Dube, Head -Business, Intercell; Rakesh Malaviya, Chief OperatingOfficer, Head Monet-India Anand Vats, Manager, Monet India Design Center; Murali Krishna, VP, Sales, LeadSquared; Dr. Safia Farooqui, Director, Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Centre for Online Learning; Dr. Asmita Dani, Deputy Registrar, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune; Dr. Sanjay Jha, Director (Liberal Arts), Amity University; Dr. Ganesh Rao, Director, Pune Business School; Dr. Debjani Banerjee, Associate Dean & Accreditation Consultant, Member Secretary, IQAC VES Business School; Dr.Tejas B. Vyas, Director, Global Business School, Hubli; Dr. Ashok Agrawal, Principal, Kannada Sangha Pune’s Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshnagar, Pune; Dr. Indu Sharma, Director IAQC, MITCON Institute of Management; and many more.

Coursera for Campus is participating as the ‘Presenting partner’ of ‘Ardorcomm- Higher Education and EdTech Conclave & Awards 2022’; Anthology is the Powered by Partner; Serosoft (Academia ERP) Solutions Pvt. Ltd. as the ERP partner; D2L as Ed-tech partner; ELSA as Training and Placement partner. The Associate partners of the event are Eduvacancy, Financepeer, Intercell – Virtual Mentor Network, LeadSquared, MasterSoft, MONET Live, SAS and Wiley. The Knowledge partner of the event is Savitribai Phule Pune University and the University partners are Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth and Centre for Open & Digital Education – Hindustan Online. The Institute partner of the event is ASM Group of Institutes.

Ardorcomm Media – Higher Education Awards & EdTech Awards aims to acknowledge those individuals, educational institutions, and Ed-tech companies that have played a key role in transforming the teaching, learning and employability outcomes. The prestigious award will recognize & honor innovators, trendsetters, and educators in the higher education sector.

Key Discussion Points of ‘ArdorComm – Higher Education and EdTech Conclave & Awards 2022’:

  • Education 4.0 to 5.0: A transformational shift in the education system.
  • Reinventing higher education through the ‘PHYGITAL’ mode of learning.
  • How can the setting up of ‘Digital Universities’ as per Union Budget 2022 help in getting world-class education?
  • Can Distance Learning and MOOCs play a pivotal role in Higher Education in India?
  • Skill development and multidisciplinary approach: A robust education eco-system.
  • How the new age technologies like AI, ML, IoT are changing India’s higher education landscape?

Key Highlights of ‘ArdorComm – Higher Education and Edtech Conclave & Awards 2022’:

  • Days: 1
  • Sessions: 5+
  • Speakers: 50+
  • Government Dignitaries: 10+
  • Higher Education Institutes (Universities + Engineering Institutes + B-Schools): 150+
  • Education Corporate & EdTech Startups: 25+

‘ArdorComm – Higher Education and EdTech Conclave & Awards 2022’ awaits your response to collaborate with many more leading stakeholders from different education and tech sectors.

Join the Education Conclave to be a part of a community that cares deeply about imparting education. Witness the change taking place when India’s top educators, innovators and dignitaries come together to share their best practices and views.

Let’s vow to be the game-changers in the education community in 2022. Inviting you to participate & witness the ‘ArdorComm- Higher Education and EdTech Conclave & Awards 2022’ (#HEETpune) on 6th May 2022 in Pune, Maharashtra.



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