ArdorComm Media Group (A Media Start-up) hosted the ‘HIGHER EDUCATION and EDTECH CONCLAVE & AWARDS 2022’ as the 1st & Biggest ‘Physical Event’ in Bengaluru, Karnataka on 15th July 2022 (Friday). It also celebrated the 1st anniversary of ArdorComm Media for completing its glorious one-year journey.
The Summit’s theme focused on “Re-imagining Higher Education in 21st Century Workplace: Expanding boundaries of Education, Skill and Employability.”
This Knowledge forum invited Higher Education Leaders, Innovators and Edtech Experts to share their experiences, ideas and accomplishments which have helped the growth of the education community during the tough times of COVID-19 pandemic.
The conclave witnessed who’s who from government, universities, colleges, engineering institutes, B-schools and skill institutions, and experts from corporate, EdTech companies & education startups. Deliberating, showcasing & presenting best & next practices in higher, skill & technical education.
Chandan Anand, Founder, CEO & Group Editor of ArdorComm Media Group, emphasized on the event theme saying, “As new sectors emerge and existing ones expand and collapse dramatically, the skills required to keep up are changing at a faster rate than ever before. Educators and higher education administrators must approach skill competency with a growth mindset that will assist students throughout their careers and in the global knowledge-based economy. There is an apparent need to educate the next generation about rising digital capabilities and how to create, build, and properly use technology. At the same time, students in the 21st century must learn how to approach challenges from several viewpoints, foster and use creativity, communicate effectively, and use critical thinking.”
Knauf Ceiling Solutions participated as the Presenting Partner of ‘Ardorcomm- Higher Education and EdTech Conclave & Awards 2022’; Monet Live as the Powered Partner; MasterSoft as the ERP Partner; Teachmint as the LMS Partner; Sunstone as the Industry Partner; TruScholar as the Credential Partner. The Associate Partners of the event were Anthology Inc, ExtraaEdge, Financepeer, JODO, LeadSquare, Pearson VUE, SAS, SmartQ and VdoCipher.
The Guest of Honour of the summit was Prof. B. Thimme Gowda, Vice Chairman, Karnataka State Higher Education Council, Govt. of Karnataka and the Special Guests were Dr. M. S. Shyamasundar, Senior Adviser, National Assesment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Under UGC, Govt. of India and Dr. Sandhya R. Anvekar, Program Head- Skilling, KITS, Dept. of Electronics, IT, BT, Science & Technology, Govt. of Karnataka.
The eminent speakers, experts, academicians & educators from universities, engineering institutions, B-schools, EdTech & education startups who graced the event with their presence at ‘ArdorComm- Higher Education and EdTech Conclave, Bengaluru’ were: –
Dr. Manish Kothari, Founder & Managing Director, ISBR Business School, Bangalore; Dr. Madhur Gupta, Dean – St Francis Business School, Director- St. Xavier’s College, Bangalore; Shraddha Haldankar, Marketing Lead, Knauf Ceiling Solutions; Vivek Iyer, Vice President – Asia Pacific, Anthology; Dr. R. Karpaga Kumarave, Former Vice-Chancellor, Madurai Kamaraj University and Central University of Tamil Nadu; Prof. D.N. Reddy, Chairman, Board of Governers, Vasavi Engineering College, Hyderabad; Dr.Indiresh K.M., Vice Chancellor, University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot, Karnataka; Ron Crasto, Consultant – Monet Analytics; Anand Vats, Manager, Monet India Design Center; Gaurav Somani, President-Sales, Mastersoft; Abhishek Ballabh, Co-founder, ExtraaEdge; Dr. Neeraj Sharma, Director, Institute Partnership, Teachmint; Dr. Ajit Parulekar, Director, GOA Institute of Management; Dr N. Thilaka, Director, Symbiosis School of Media and Communication, Bengaluru; Dr. Vinay S., Director, Seshadripuram Institute of Management Studies; Dr. Madhavi Lokhande, Dean, Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Bengaluru; Amey Parulekar, Head of Business Development, Financepeer.
Apart from the panel sessions there were industry speeches and presentations at the symposium. Knauf Ceiling Solutions gave an industry presentation on the topic, ‘Enhancing the Learning Environments’; Anthology gave on the topic, ‘Technology for Personalized Education’; Monet India Design Center gave industry speech on, ‘Real-time Engagement Detection & Analytics for Training and Education Transformation’; Mastersoft gave on ‘ICT Enablement in Higher Education’. ExtraaEdge gave a presentation on ‘Winning at Higher Education Admissions in 2022 – Key Focus Areas’ and Teachmint gave an industry speech on ‘Revolutionizing Digital Higher-Education Infrastructure through Teachmint’.
ArdorComm Higher Education Awards, EdTech Awards & Edu Startup Awards 2022 aimed 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 recognized & honoured innovators, trendsetters, and educators in the higher education sector.
Key Discussion Points of ‘ArdorComm – Higher Education and Edtech Conclave & Awards 2022’ #HEETsouth #HEETbengaluru :-
- How effective is emotional intelligence in the cognitive learning experience of students?
- What’s better for today’s Ideal University Education? Multi-disciplinary or e-learning adaptability?
- How can blended learning change the dynamics of the teacher-student relationship?
- How can exposure to New Age Technologies help in fostering Experiential Learning Pedagogy?
Key Highlights of ‘ArdorComm – Higher Education and Edtech Conclave & Awards 2022’ #HEETsouth #HEETbengaluru:-
- Sessions: 5
- Industry Speech: 6
- Speakers: 40+
- Government Dignitaries: 10+
- Higher Education Institutes (Universities + Engineering Institutes + B-Schools): 150+
- Edu Corporate: 10+
- Edtech Startups: 10+
‘Ardorcomm- Higher Education and EdTech Conclave & Awards 2022, Bengaluru’ was an important knowledge-sharing platform of the education community that cared deeply about imparting education and making teaching-learning process smoother and accessible to all. It highlighted a glimpse of the higher education fraternity comprising India’s top educators, innovators, and dignitaries who came together to share their best practices and views. Let’s vow to be the game-changers in the education community in 2022. Thank you for participating & witnessing the Ardorcomm- Higher Education and EdTech Conclave & Awards 2022.