New Delhi: As a pioneer in the e-learning space, WizIQ, one of the world’s largest online education platforms, will bring together global education leaders, innovators and visionaries on one common platform with its EdTech.Now conclave.
To be held on October 15 at the Le Meridian Hotel in New Delhi, the event is expecting over 300 educators, visionaries, investors, edtech innovators, and media personnel. EdTech.Now is held by WizIQ in exclusive collaboration with the prestigious Cambridge University Press India and software pioneer Microsoft, thought leaders in education and innovative technology respectively.
Meant to bring deep insights into the disruptive impact of technology on education, current trends, future developments, challenges, and opportunities through high quality content, EdTech.Now promises to be India’s premier global education conclave. The event will see keynote speech and plenary sessions from industry leaders such as Vinod Dham (CEO and Co-founder of Acadgild & Founding MD of IndoUS Venture Partners) amongst other thought leaders discuss the future of education in the digital age.
Vinod Dham popularly known as the father of the Pentium processor and now an edtech entrepreneur said “Just like Smart Phones have changed the rules of Computer Industry and are making Personal Computers obsolete. On-line education, in not too distant a future, will obsolete thousands of colleges and universities as they exit today”.
Ratnesh Jha, Managing Director, Cambridge University Press said, “Digital adoption will play a major role in the Education space going forward and IT/digital platform will act as an enabler for publishers and content solution providers. Technology enabled pedagogical intervention will be the norm to shaping India of the 21st century. High quality and well researched content, digital solutions, assessments, individualized and adaptive learning for the learning community and well-rounded support system/resources for teaching community are the key elements of importance, and EdTech companies like WizIQ will play a major role in facilitating the reach of such solutions to millions more. Cambridge University Press is happy to facilitate think tanks like EDTechNOW! that have the potential to make a larger impact through wider outreach for dissemination of high quality content and solutions”
Speaking on the announcement, Harman Singh, Founder & CEO, WizIQ, commented, “Technology today has disrupted the education industry to a great extent, metamorphosing the way education is now approached. With our EdTech.Now conclave, we look to bring together thought leaders, experts and pioneers in online education under one roof to share their deep insights and experience in order to chart the future of this field. Moreover, the involvement of industry leaders such as Cambridge University Press India and Microsoft as active partners in the conclave will make this event a benchmark in the field of online education in India.”
WizIQ’s EdTech.Now will facilitate discussions and insight delivery on various matters pertaining to online education and the use of technology. With topics such as “Riding the Change – Challenges & opportunities for online education service providers”, “Workforce 2020 – Emerging trends & challenges in corporate learning”, and Engaging the learner in the online world – Perspectives from educators and learners, EdTech.Now will be an apt platform and a must visit event for educators and administrators from the higher education sector, e-learning service providers, tech innovators, and content providers.