Day I
Monday, 5th December, 2011
02.00 pm - 05.30 pm Registration
05.30 pm - 07.00 pm Event Inauguration

H.E. Shri K. Sankaranarayanan
Governor of Maharashtra

Hon’ble Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh
Union Minister for Science & Technology and
Earth Sciences, Government of India

H.E. Dr. D.Y. Patil
Governor of Tripura

Hon. Mr. Peter Haas
US Consul General

Hon’ble Mr. F.H. Faleomavaega
Member of Congress, U.S. House of
Representative, Washington

Mr. Stephen G. Lakis
President, SLLF

Dr. P.D. Patil
Chancellor, DPU

Mr. Sanjay Puri
President, AUSIB

07.00 pm - 09.30 pm Inaugural Dinner
Tuesday, 6th December 2011
09.00 am Onwards Registration
10.00 am - 11.00 am Conference Inauguration and Awards Function by

Hon’ble Shri Sharad Pawar
Union Minister for Agriculture & Food Processing Industries,
Government of India
Session 1
11.15 am - 11.15 am
Summit Talk

Mr. Stephen G. Lakis
President, SSLF
11.00 am - 11.45 am Dr. V. Prakash
Distinguished Scientist, CSIR - India Director Research, Development & Innovation at JSS-MVP, Mysore Chairman Nutra-India Summit, Bangalore
11.45 am - 1200 pm Networking Tea- Break
Session 2
12.00 pm - 01.30 pm
Opportunities for Expanding & Deepening Indo US Education Ties

Chair: Mr. Arun Nigvekar
Former Chairman, UGC

Speakers: Dr. Jane Schukoske
Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Rural Research and Development, Gurgaon, Haryana

Dr. Diana K. Davies
Vice Provost, Princeton University

Dr. Tyler Stovall
Dean Undergraduate Division, College of Letters &
Science, University of California

1 Speaker from KPMG
01.30 pm - 02.30 pm Lunch
Session 3A
02.30 pm - 04.00 pm
Expanding the Education Horizon – Distance | Vocational | Online Education

Chair: Prof. V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai
Executive Vice President, Kerala Council of Science & Technology Principal Secretary, Government of Kerala

Speakers: Prof. Surabhi Banerjee
Vice Chancellor, Central University

Dr. Rajan Welukar
Vice Chancellor, Mumbai University, Mumbai

Dr. George P. Miller
Chancellor, American InterContinental University
Session 3B
02.30 pm - 04.00 pm
Academic Mentorship: Avenues for Knowledge-Sharing

Chair: Dr. P.T. Chande
President, AIU, New Delhi

Speakers: Prof. A.S. Kolaskar
Vice-Chancellor, KIIT University

Prof. Jai Rup Singh
Vice Chancellor, Central University of Punjab

Prof. A.M. Pathan
Vice Chancellor, Central University of Gulbarga

Dr. K.B. Powar
Advisor, DPU
Mr. Ved Nanda
Dean, School of Law, University of Denver

Dr. Bella Mody
DeCastro Chair in Global Media Journalism & Mass Communication Program
4.30 pm - 05.00 pm Networking Tea Break
Session 4
05.00 pm - 06.00 pm
Bi-National policy initiatives – Opportunities & Implications

Chair: Prof. B. M. Hegde
Former Vice Chancellor, Manipal University, Mangalore

Speakers: Mr. Pawan Agarwal
Adviser Higher Education, Planning Commission of India

Prof. S.S. Mantha
Vice Chairman & Chairman, AICTE

Dr. Furqan Qamar
Vice Chancellor, Central University of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala

Mr. D.K. Paliwal
Member Secretary, National Board of Accreditation

Senator Reginald Tate
Vice Chairman, Education Committee, USA
07.00 pm - 09.30 pm Cultural Evening & Networking Dinner
Wednesday, 07 December 2011
Session 5
09.30 am - 10.00 am
Vision Talk by

Dr. Narendra Jhadhav
Member Planning Commission of India
10.00 am - 11.30 am India! - A US Perspective

Chair: Dr. Thomas Little

Speakers: Rep. Jan Jones
House Speaker, GA

Dr. Christopher Bennett
Dean – Int'l Programs, Taylor University

Mr. Jerry Farley
US Fireworks Safety Commission

Rep. Ken Martinez
House Majority Leader, New Mexico

Mr. Jim Tolbert
President, Education Futures Group
11.30 am - 12.00 pm Tea Break
Session 6A
12:00 pm to 01:30 pm
Collaborative Opportunities – Research | Exchange | Partnerships

Chair: Dr. R. Natrajan
Former Chairman, AICTE, New Delhi

Prof. Pritam Singh
Director, IMI, New Delhi

Mr. Larry D. Lauer
Vice Chancellor - Government Affair, Schieffer School of Journalism

Dr. Tyler Stovall
Dean Undergraduate Division, College of Letters & Science, University of California
Session 6B
02.00 pm - 03.30 pm
Emerging Trends in Medical Education

Chair: Dr. R.C. Deka
Director, AIIMS

Speakers: Prof. K. Mohandas
Vice-Chancellor & Member, BOG, MCI, New Delhi
Dr. N. G. Patil
Director Centre for Education & Training , The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Tejinder Singh
Professor of Pediatrics, Christian Medical College

Dr. Arun Jamkar
Vice-Chancellor MHU Nasik

Mr. Naveen Trehan
Chief Executive Officer, IFANglobal
01.30 pm - 02.30 pm Lunch
Session 7A
02.30 pm - 04.00 pm
Integrating Technology (ICT) for Empowering Education

Chair: Dr. Vijay Bhatkar
Chairman, ETH Research Lab, Pune

Speakers: Dr. Dean Sudarshan
Professor, University of Kentucky

Dr. Ajay Nair
Senior Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Deepak Shikarpur
Chairman, IT Committee Pune Vyaspeeth

Ms. Sandhya Chinthala
Session 7B
02.30 pm - 04.00 pm
Nurturing Eco-system of Pune to be the leading Education hub of the Globe

Chair: Dr. P.D. Patil
Chancellor, DPU

Speakers: Dr. V.D. Karad
Founder, MIT, Pune

Dr. S.B. Mujumdar
Chancellor, Symbiosis International University

Dr. K.N. Ganesh
Director, IISER, Pune

Shri Pratap Pawar Chairman, Sakal Media Group

Dr. Vijay Kelkar
Former Finance Secretary, Government of India

Prof. M. Navale
Founder President, Sinhagad Technical Education Society

Dr. Shivajirao Kadam
Vice Chancellor, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University

Dr. Sanjay Chahande, IAS
Vice Chancellor, University of Pune

Mr. Mahesh Pathak, IAS
Commissioner of Pune

Mr. Asheesha Sharma
Commissioner PCMC

Dr. Gajanan Ekbote
Ex Pro Vice Chancellor MUHS, Nashik Chairman, Progressive Education Society

Moderator: Prof. Bhushan Patwardhan
Vice Chancellor, Symbiosis International University
04.00 pm - 04.30 pm Tea Break
04.30 pm - 05.00 pm Highlight Lecture
05.00 pm - 06.00 pm Valedictory

Hon’ble Shri Sushil Kumar Shinde
Union Minister of Power, Government of India

Mr. Stephen Kennedy Smith
Co-Founder, Member Kennedy Foundation