Indo-Global Education Summit to be held at Hyderabad
from 7th-9th Sept 2012
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
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
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
· Expo 2012 for showcasing best practices in teaching, learning and
· 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.
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