11th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2015, a two day Global Conference, on November 3 & 4, 2015 at FICCI New Delhi. Through this Summit, we bring together stakeholders including key policy makers, educationists and industry at both national and international level for deliberations and knowledge sharing.
The theme of this year’s Conference “Transforming Higher Education: The Asian Imperative” is very much in line with the current government’s focus on aligning India’s development with the growth of Asia. The Summit would provide a platform for deliberations of best practices and knowledge sharing regarding higher education policies & strategies to boost this growth. There will also be discussions around other key issues, viz, research partnerships, entrepreneurship development, student and faculty mobility, disruptive technologies to new learning outcomes etc. to address opportunities and challenges of 21st century.
You may like to know that the past events were graced by Hon’ble Nikki Randhawa Haley, Governor of South Carolina, USA; Rt Hon Greg Clarke, Minister of State for Universities, Science and Cities (2014), Dr Mamdouh Shoukri, President & VC, York University , Prof Glyn Davis, VC, University of Melbourne , Dr Mary Sue Coleman, President, University of Michigan (2013); Dr Philip G Altbach, Monan Professor of Higher Education, Director, and Center for International Higher Education, Boston College (2012); Dr Daniel C Levy, Distinguished Professor, University at Albany (SUNY) and Director, PROPHE, Prof David Naylor, President, University of Toronto, Canada (2011);Dr John DeGioia, President, Georgetown University, USA( 2010); Prof Richard Levin, President, Yale University (2009); Prof. David Johnston, President, University of Waterloo, Canada and Prof Malcolm Grant, President of University College London, UK (2008); Lord Chris Patten, Chancellor, Oxford University, UK (2007); Prof. Lawrence H Summers, President, Harvard University, USA (2006) and Dr John L Hennessy, President, Stanford University, USA (2004). Please find enclosed a brief on FICCI Higher Education Summit over the years for your reference.
It is expecting more than 650 delegates from India and abroad, including University Presidents & Deans from Canada, UK, China, USA, Germany, France, etc. in the Summit. Master Classes and Poster Presentation are other attractions of the Summit. More details are here www.ficci-hes.com