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Higher Education Forum (HEF) Gujarat Chapter in collaboration with CKSV Institute of Management and ITM Vocational University organized the 5th Regional Conference on 'Transforming Higher Education through Innovation & Teaching Excellence' on 18th November 2017 from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm at CKSVIM, Vadodara.   

The conference was a great success with an exemplary show-case of15 distinguished Speakers from India and abroad, from various facets of education including Vice-Chancellors, Deans, philanthropists, educationists, philosophers, top academicians, industry managers, professionals, industry association members, accreditation experts, presented and debated their ideas on the Conference Theme: 'Transforming Higher Education through Innovation & Teaching Excellence'.

The distinguished speakers were Prof. Parimal Vyas-Chief Guest, Vice Chancellor,  MSU; Spiritual leader Swami Gyan Vatsalji, BAPS Atladara; Dr. A K Sengupta, Founder & Chairman, HEF Mumbai;  Dr. Rajesh Khajuria, Chair, HEF Gujarat Chapter & Director, CKSVIM; Prof. Narpatbhai Sanghavi, Hon. Secretary, SMJV Trust; Jeffery Alderman, President & CEO, ACBSP (USA); Dr. Steve Parscale, Chief Accreditation Officer & Director, ACBSP (USA); Prof. RSS Mani, Vice President, Institutional Development, ITM Group, name a few!

The Conference announced prestigious Awards in two categories: 1. Innovation in Education Award 2017 (For Directors/ Principals/ Trustees / Provosts/ Vice-Chancellors) 2. Teaching Excellence Award 2017 (For Faculties and Trainers). The 30 Awardees included Deans, Directors, Professors, Educationists and Philanthropist in education.

The Conference brought in diverse ideas to transform higher education through various innovations in pedagogical styles, going beyond accreditation as well as advancement in industry-academia linkages to bring in excellence in education. The Conference theme attracted over 150 participants from various parts of India and Gujarat, including students, who are the ultimate beneficiaries of innovation in education.






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Rajesh Khajuria

Chairman - HEF Gujarat Chapter