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Indo-Global Education Summit to be held at Hyderabad from 7th-9th Sept 2012
Over 1000 top Indian and Foreign Universities from the USA, UK, Australia,South Africa and 40 other countries expected to participate in the summit

Hyderabad|India|August'2012: A never before event Indo-Global Education Summit 2012, offering opportunities for Indian educational institutions for collaborations with foreign universities to be held in Hyderabad from September 7th to 9th at Hotel Taj Krishna and Hotel Taj Deccan. Organised successfully for the fourth time by The Indus Foundation, an American organization, over 1000 top Indian and foreign universities from the USA, the UK, Germany, Australia, South Africa and 40 other countries are expected to participate.

The Indus Foundation is a non-profit educational trust dedicated to the promotion of higher education in India. An important mission of the Foundation is to galvanize high-impact educational collaborations between Indian institutions and reputable foreign universities.

Disclosing this addressing a press conference here in city today Mr. S.B. Anumolu, Managing Trustee of The Indus Foundation informed that Indo-Global Education Summit 2012 is an annual event and it is the biggest and the most comprehensive networking educational event where the who’s who of the Indian education systems converge, he said.

Stating further Mr. S.B. Anumolu added that the objective of the Summit is to explore opportunities for collaborations between foreign universities and Indian institutions, apart from guidance of Indian students for higher education abroad.

As you are aware, Indian educational system has been undergoing a paradigm shift in the recent past. India has the world's second largest post-secondary student population of around 20 million. It is expected that this number will get doubled over the next 12 years. Further, the Indian economy is transforming into an international powerhouse requiring India to provide the best possible educational opportunities to its citizens. In the face of a growing demand for post secondary education and limited capacities, India is keen to bridge the anticipated gap, by improving the quality of its own higher education with the help of reputable foreign universities, while enhancing capacities.

Indo-Global Education Summit 2012 is a unique event which is being organized in India as a sequel to the highly successful Education Summits held in 2009, 2010, and 2011. The Summit 2012 will have sessions on collaborative research programs, joint / dual degree programs, twinning & transfer programs, distance education & vocational education programs, faculty & student exchange programs, study abroad in India programs, and other academic partnerships. The major fields covered would be Engineering & Applied Sciences, Information Technology, Business & Management, Clinical & Health Sciences, Life Sciences & Biomedicine, Agricultural Sciences, Physical Sciences, Environment & Natural Resources, Education & Teacher Training, Arts & Humanities, and Social Sciences.

The Summit 2012 is specifically designed for Managing Directors, CEOs, Vice-Chancellors, Principals, Provosts, Deans, Dept. Heads, Faculty, Trustees, Correspondents, Government Officials, and others connected with higher education.

The Expo, running in parallel with the Summit, would provide a showcase of technology & training solutions and highlight best practices in teaching, learning and training. Around 10,000 students and parents are expected to visit the Expo.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SUMMIT & EXPO 2012 include
· Most comprehensive educational event of its kind ever held in India
· Biggest networking event for leaders in education from around the World
· Convergence of who is who of the huge Indian educational system
· Participation by an estimated 1,200 top Indian and foreign universities
· Major Sessions on academic collaborations in several academic disciplines
· Expo 2012 for showcasing best practices in teaching, learning and training
· Awards for educational excellence to Indian and foreign institutions
· Attendance by around 10,000 students interested in study abroad.

The Indus Foundation is committed to assisting Indian students for study in good foreign institutions. The motto of the Foundation is: Educational Excellence without Borders.

Some of the universities participating in the summit include Aachen University, Germany; Aston University, UK; College Board, USA; Dartmouth College, USA; Hadassah Medical School, Israel; Iowa State University, USA; King Saud University, Saudi Arabia; Lille Catholic University, France; McGill University, Canada; McMaster University, Canada; Montana State University Billings, USA; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Paris-Dauphine University, France; Purdue University, USA; Sackler School of Medicine, Israel; Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China; Singapore Management University, Singapore; Southern Illinois University, USA; Tel Aviv University, Israel; UBIS University, Switzerland; University of California Berkeley, USA; University of Cape Town, South Africa; University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA; University of Hong Kong, China; University of Johannesburg, South Africa; University of Montana, USA; University of Nottingham, UK; University of Southern California, USA; University of Stockholm, Switzerland; University of Virginia, USA; University of Waikato, New Zealand; University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA; West Virginia University, USA; Western University of Health Sciences, USA; etc and others.

Another important feature of the Summit is to present educational excellence awards to the institutions from around the world in recognition to their excellence in Arts, Science, Commerce / Business / Management, Law, Engineering, Medicine etc. Initiated in 2010, the Indus Foundation’s awards identify and promote innovation and educational excellence.

Mr. S.B. Anumolu is an Alumnae of IIM Bangalore. He served earlier as Deputy Inspector General of Police. He received letter of commendation from the Government. He was MD of a Management Consulting firm in USA. He had led several business delegations to the USA, Canada, Japan, UAE and other Gulf Countries. Mr. Anumolu is armed with the record of recruiting students to 300 universities in the US. He can be seen often reeling out information on educational and career opportunities effortlessly.

-August'2012

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