International Conference for Academic Institutions

Vibrant Gujarat 2013
Gujarat - Creating an enlightened congregation of global knowledge experts

ICAI 2015 Objective

ICAI will act as a catalyst for universities in Gujarat to build international relationship with foreign institutions for promoting long term sustainable strategic partnerships in the areas of education process, research activities, faculty & student exchange, knowledge exchange and capacity building of the universities.


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    Since early 20th century, there have been several high level commissions set up to provide policy orientation for the development of higher education in India. On the basis of the report of the Sadler Commission (1917–19), also referred to as the Calcutta University Commission, the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) was set....

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Contact Detail

For Registration
Mr. Ashish Mehta
Phone: +91 9924383343

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
Mr. Palak Sheth - Director (Planning & Development)
Convener, International Participants
Phone: +91 9825009012

Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat
Mr. Anand Bhatt - Coordinator, Gujarat Education Innovation Committee
Coordinator, University Granth Nirman Board
Convener, National & State Participants
Phone: + 91- 9687667931, +91-79-26569074

Dr. Chandan Chatterjee - Advisor (Project & Technology)
Convener, Industry Alliance
Phone: +91 9978407604

Speakers & Participations

  • Prof. Vivienne Baumfield

    Prof. Vivienne BaumfieldInternational Dean South Asia and Eurasia,a University of Glasgow, UK

  • Ms. Manjula Rao

    Ms. Manjula Rao British Council

  • Rob Lynes

    Rob Lynes Country Director, British Council

  • Sharon Memis

    Sharon Memis Director West India, British Council

  • Richard Everitt

    Richard Everitt Director Education, British Council

  • Dr. Mrinal Mugdh

    Dr. Mrinal Mugdh Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs University of Houston - Clear Lake

  • Ms. Isabel Chatterton

    Ms. Isabel Chatterton Manager International Finance Corporation (IFC) Public Private Partnerships Advisory Services - South Asia

  • Dr. Paul Devadoss

    Dr. Paul Devadoss Director of Partnership Development Lancaster University

  • Nishith Acharya

    Nishith Acharya Special Assistant to the Provost for International Affairs Northeastern University

  • Michèle Lemarchand

    Michèle Lemarchand Présidente, Centre culturel indien Tagore

  • Prof. Dr. Samo Bobek

    Prof. Dr. Samo Bobek Dean University of Maribor

  • Professor Mark Spearing

    Prof. Mark Spearing Pro Vice-Chancellor International University of Southampton

  • Dr. Vasu Appanna

    Dr. Vasu Appanna Dean Laurentian University

  • Veronique Moncada

    Veronique Moncada General Secretary Business Club France Inde

  • Mr. Jurgen Mannicke Senior Consultant iMove

  • Dr. G. Agoramoorthy

    Dr. G. Agoramoorthy Professor, College of Environmental & Health Sciences Tajen University

  • Professor Pól Ó Dochartaigh

    Professor Pól Ó Dochartaigh Registrar and Deputy President National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Professor Lokesh Joshi

    Professor Lokesh Joshi Vice-President for Research National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Professor Chris Curtin

    Professor Chris Curtin Vice-President for Innovation National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Dr. Mohammad Hosni

    Dr. Mohammad Hosni Professor, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering Kansan State University

  • Ehab Abdel Rahman

    Ehab Abdel Rahman Professor, Associate Provost for Research The American University in Cairo

  • Dr. Jamil Salmi

    Dr. Jamil Salmi Global Tertiary Education Expert Columbia

  • Tapan Parikh

    Tapan Parikh Assistant Professor UC Berkeley, United States

  • H.E. Mr. Freddy Svane

    H.E. Mr. Freddy Svane Ambassador The Royal Danish Embassy

  • H.E. Mr. Daniele Mancini

    H.E. Mr. Daniele ManciniAmbassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

  • Prof. Joe Chicharo

    Prof. Joe ChicharoDeputy Vice-Chancellor (International)

  • Anna Y. Derevnina

    Anna Y. DerevninaVice-Rector for International Relations

  • Prof. Shantha K. Hennayake

    Prof. Shantha K. HennayakeDeputy Vice-Chancellor

  • Prof. Stan Scott

    Prof. Stan ScottVice-Chancellor’s Envoy to India, Head of School

  • Mulchand S. Patel

    Mulchand S. PatelSUNY Distinguished Professor & Associate Dean

  • Ms Isabel Jennings

    Ms Isabel Jennings Director, Student Plus Directorate

  • Vipin Gupta

    Vipin Gupta Associate Dean, MBA Director, Global Management Center - Co-director, Prof. of Management College of Business and Public Administration, California State University

  • Ms. Namrata Jha

    Ms. Namrata Jha Executive Director-India, Institute of International Education

  • Prof. William G. Tierney

    Prof. William G. Tierney University Professor and Co-director, Pullias Centre for Higher Education, University of Southern California

  • Ms. Yulia Yakovleva

    Ms. Yulia Yakovleva Universities Relations and Marketing Manager, Eastern European University Association

  • Dr. Manal Eid

    Dr. Manal Eid Associate Professor, Suez Canal University

  • Prof. Leila Munirova

    Prof. Leila Munirova Associate Professor, Bashkir State Pedagogical University

  • Andy Eames

    Andy Eames South Asia Advisor , IAB/IAAP

  • Mr. Abdellah Telailia

    Mr. Abdellah Telailia Ministry of Industry and Mines

  • Ms. Samira Gazram

    Ms. Samira Gazram Ministry of Industry and Mines

  • Faisal Beg

    Faisal Beg Director, The University of British Columbia –India Liaison Office

  • Dr. Burak Akçapar

    Dr. Burak Akçapar Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey

  • Satish Bisht

    Satish Bisht Recruitment Manager – South Asia, Charles Sturt University Study Centre

  • Ms Anita Abbi

    Ms Anita Abbi Regional Advisor India, Heriot Watt University

  • Ms. Koziba Malibala

    Ms. Koziba Malibala Managing Director, Thanisha's Investment Company

  • Ms. Tshering Choden

    Ms. Tshering Choden International Relations Officer, Royal University of Bhutan

  • Mr. Naishadh Gadani

    Mr. Naishadh Gadani Founder/ CEO, Resume Solutions

  • Mr. Shoukat Ali Baloch

    Mr. Shoukat Ali Baloch Public Health Specialist, National MNCH program

  • Professor David Sadler

    Professor David Sadler Vice-Principal (International), Queen Mary, University of London

  • Ms. Steamenka Uvalić-trumbić

    Ms. Steamenka Uvalić-trumbić Senior Advisor for international affairs, CHEA International Quality Group

  • Prof. Dzulkifli Abdul Razak

    Prof. Dzulkifli Abdul Razak President, International Association of Universities (IAU)

  • Professor Adam Tickell

    Professor Adam Tickell Provost, University of Birmingham

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Participating Institutions

  • University of Glasgow
  • British Council
  • University of Houston - Clear Lake
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC) Public Private Partnerships Advisory Services - South Asia
  • Lancaster University
  • Northeastern University
  • Centre culturel indien Tagore
  • University of Maribor
  • University of Southampton
  • Laurentian University
  • Business Club France Inde
  • Tajen University
  • National University of Ireland
  • College of Business and Public Administration
  • Kansan State University
  • Kansan State University
  • UC Berkeley
  • The Royal Danish Embassy
  • TEmbassy of Italy
  • University of Wollongong
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  •  Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
  •  University of Peradeniya
  • Queen's University Belfast
  • Institute of International Education
  • University of Southern California
  • Eastern European University Association
  • Suez Canal University
  • Bashkir State Pedagogical university
  • Ministry of Industry and Mines
  • Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
  • Charles Sturt University Study Centre
  • Heriot Watt University
  • Royal University of Bhutan
  • Queen Mary, University of London
  • De Tao Masters Academy
  • CHEA International Quality Group
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • University of Birmingham

Organisers & Partners

Partner Organisation
Institute of International EducationUNESCOUK Trade & InvestmentBritish CouncilInternational Association of UniversitiesOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Partner Country
Organised by
Knowledge Consortium of GujaratPandit Deendayal Petroleum University
National Partner
Confederation of Indian Industry
Knowledge Partner
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