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Microsoft to host India Ed-Tech Conference

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The India Education and Innovation Conference which is taking place at the Microsoft HQ in Reading on the 2nd-3rd February 2016….reports Asian Lite News

India FlagLed by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), the India Education Innovation Conference 2016 will showcase the best of Indian Ed-Tech in Europe for the first time.  This years event is focused on entrepreneurship, employability, technology and partnership opportunities between UK and India. This event will present significant opportunities for your organisation to grow across Europe and India.

IEIC2016 will bring educators, learning and education providers, Ed-Tech, investors and policy makers from India and Europe to discuss the next exciting phase of growth in the sector.

IEIC2016 is the Europe’s premier education innovation conference to learn about and access opportunities in the Indian innovation and edtech spaces. The most important policymaker and investor names from India and Europe will come together for a platform for thought-leadership, investment and collaboration opportunities. It will feature pitch sessions from the most innovative Indian and European Ed-Tech companies.

This years event is in partnership with Microsoft,  Ed-Tech Europe, Education Investor, The Training Gateway and UK-India Business Council. We are expecting 200+ delegates from the ed-tech industry (universities, investors, ed-tech companies, industry influencers, educators, policy makers etc).

Some of the confirmed and invited speakers include:

John Higgins, Director General, Digital Europe

Dr Sandhya Chintala, VP & Executive Director, NASSCOM

Professor Madan Pant, Former Pro-Vice Chancellor, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU);

Founder, LMP Education Trust

Rajay Naik, CEO, Keypath Education

Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet, Co-Founder, EdTech Europe

Gurpreet Jagpal, CEO, South Bank University Enterprises Ltd

Aldo de Pape, Founder, TeachPitch

Aditi Avasthi, CEO, Embibe

Ian Fordham, CEO, Edtech UK

Clare Barclay, General Manager-Small, Mid Market Solutions & Partner

Yoshi Okamoto, Founder Sho-ZEMI Innovation Ventures

Registration will close on Friday the 22nd of Jan 2016 – More details on – http://ieic2016.economicpolicygroup.com/

Video from the last year’s conference at King’s College, London