Education in the Digital Age: Microsoft at HT

the question is

Are our students ready for the future workplace?

At the Education Innovation Conference, 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.


29th March 2019

Education Innovation

Event line-up:

9:30 am - 1:00 pm


The Claridges, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road, New Delhi


  • 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:

Stepping up: How higher education institutes can prepare students for the future
  • Alok Lall

    Partner Technology Lead - Partner Ecosystem, Microsoft India
  • Dr. J.D. Agarwal

    Chairman, Board of Governors, and Distinguished Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, Greater Noida
  • Subrat Kar

    Associate Dean, IIT-Delhi
  • Dr. Lovi Raj Gupta

    Executive Dean, Faculty of Technology & Sciences, Lovely Professional University
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 Microsoft
  • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM: Panel discussion

Panel 2:

Technology in the classroom: How institutes can benefit from it
  • Omjivan Gupta

    Director Education Sales, Microsoft India
  • Dr. Sunil Kr Pandey

    Director (IT), Institute of Technology & Science, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad
  • Dr Srikanta K. Panigrahi

    Director General, Indian Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD), New Delhi
  • Dr Avadhesh Kumar Gupta

    Professor and Dean, IMS Ghaziabad
Moderated by Roudra Bhattacharya (Hindustan Times)
  • 12:45 PM - 01:00 PM: Thank you note