WizIQ’s Global Technology Conclave EdTech.Now Sets A Benchmark In The Field Of Education
Event held in partnership with Cambridge University Press India and Microsoft a resounding success
One-of-its-kind event redefines the approach to education technology in India
Globally renowned names in the field of technology and education like Microsoft and Cambridge University Press India amongst partners and participants
Attended by over 300 thought leaders, visionaries, edtech innovators and media personnel
Speeches and Panel discussions on various topics pertaining to the Indian education landscape such as challenges, trends and route map to follow
Hinting at a paradigm shift in the way education technology is approached, WizIQ, one of world’s largest online education platforms, recently concluded its highly successful EdTech.Now conclave. Organised in partnership with Cambridge University Press India and Microsoft, the one-of-its-kind event was held on October 15 in New Delhi and was attended by over 300 visionaries, investors, edtech innovators, and media personnel.
Meant to draw deep industry insights to counteract the challenges faced by the Indian education landscape, EdTech.Now saw keynote speeches and plenary sessions from industry leaders such as Pratik Mehta (Director – Education, Microsoft Corp India), Vinod Dham (CEO and Co-founder of Acadgild & Founding MD of IndoUS Venture Partners), Harman Singh (Founder & CEO, WizIQ), and Ratnesh Kumar Jha (MD, Cambridge University Press, South Asia).
Speaking on the event, Harman Singh, Founder & CEO, WizIQ, commented, “The whole purpose of creating a premier conclave in the form EdTech.Now was to bring together thought leaders, innovators, industry experts, educators and content providers onto a common platform. The heart-warming acclaim and response we have received during the conclave has served as a catalyst that will boost our efforts to provide high-quality digital educative solutions to the Indian population.”
The EdTech.Now conclave facilitated discussions and insight delivery on various matters pertaining to online education and how to optimally leverage the disruptive impact of technology on education. The panel discussion, “Riding the Change – Challenges & opportunities for online education service providers”, saw participants talk about the impact made by digital penetration on the overall education landscape and discuss the challenges faced and future opportunities in online education sector. Moreover, edtech providers also discussed “Hottest technologies that are shaping the future of education”, from Cloud-computing to LMS management and MOOC education.
With several other topics such as “Workforce 2020 – Emerging trends & challenges in corporate learning” amongst those discussed, WizIQ’s EdTech.Now offered an apt platform to stimulate open-ended discussion and formulation of tangible technology-driven solutions to overcome the barriers faced by education in India.