The 2 editions of EDGE Conference witnessed the participation of over 350 delegates and 40 experts representing, Academia, Government and Industry.
Representatives from leading education destinations like USA, UK, Germany, China, Australia, Singapore were part of the event along with other countries. The Conference witnessed the exchange of views by leading personalities and delegates aided by intensive Q & A session. Some glimpses of the
EDGE Forum constituted the ‘EDGE Education Personality of the Year Award’ and Young EDGE Award for Education Leadership.
EDGE Education Personality of the Year Award
2008: Dr. Sam Pitroda, Chairman, National Knowledge Commission
2009: Shri Montek Singh Ahluwalia,Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission,
Government of India.
Young EDGE Award for Education Leadership
Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Principal Director, Symbiosis Society.
EDGE Forum released an India Education Vision Document summarizing the Vision for the education Sector for the country
Release of Research Reports
Globalising Higher Education in India: Ernst & Young – EDGE 2008 Report
Private enterprise in Indian higher education - perspectives on growth -
Ernst & Young – EDGE 2009 Report
MARCH Report - Faculty Recruitment and Retention Survey Report
NIAS-EDGE Report - ‘Transforming Educational Institutions for Global Opportunities – Directions for Higher Education’ and
Institute of International Education on Key Findings from Study Abroad Research
EDGE witnessed the speech of stalwarts like
Dr. Sam Pitroda in the year 2008 and
Shri Montek Singh Ahluwalia in the year 2009
EDGE Forum Felicitated Padma Awardeesof 2008 & 2009
Exclusive Workshops on critical topics
Harmonising Education - College Board, USA
Education Governance - IIM Bangalore
Building Partnerships between US and Indian Higher Education Institutions - USIEF
Progressive Governance for Leadership in Educational Institutions - Indian School of Business
Academic Counseling for Career planning - The College Board, USA.
Exhibition was a showcase different streams of traditional and emerging education; myriad technologies and services, new methodologies and practices, unique range of approaches to learning, training & assessment, innovative financing models and other innovative ideas.