Education in the Digital Age: Microsoft at HT

the question is

Are our students ready for the future workplace?

At the Technology in Higher Education Conclave, learn about how higher education institutes in India can prepare students for the future workforce. The event is being organised by Hindustan Times for Microsoft.


27th March 2019

Technology in Higher
Education Conclave

Event line-up:

9:30 am - 1:00 pm


Taj Vivanta, MG Road, Bengaluru


  • 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Registration
  • 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Welcome note by moderator
  • 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM: Keynote address by Microsoft
  • 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM: Panel discussion

Panel 1:

Why students need to be future-ready
  • Sandeep Alur

    Director - Partner Technology Engagements, Microsoft India
  • Sami Ulla

    CEO, Manipal Academy of Health & Education, Bangalore
  • Nisha Joseph Cyriac Principal, St Anne's Degree College for Women, Bangalore

Moderated by Roudra Bhattacharya (Hindustan Times)
  • 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM: Group discussion (objective forms for the participants)


  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM:
    Show and tell by Nirav Rawell, Opportunity Manager, Microsoft
  • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM: Panel discussion

Panel 2:

The implementation of intelligent technologies at the workplace
  • Ashwini Kumar

    Solution Specialist Education
  • Ramani Dorai

    Adjunct Professor (IT), NMIMS, Bangalore
Moderated by Roudra Bhattacharya (Hindustan Times)
  • 12:45 PM - 01:00 PM: Thank you note