September 3, 2018 · news

ICFAI University presents BW Education 4th Higher Education Conference was a unique series of higher education conferences that combined keynote presentations, round tables, workshops and networking receptions to facilitate effective partnership building for senior figures from higher education institutions, investors, governments, and education suppliers. 

The conference participants spoke of innovation and entrepreneurship as key building blocks of competitive and dynamic economies. Discussions were among vibrant innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems - ecosystems required to witness higher productivity rates, leading to increased economic growth and more robust job creation were explored.

BW Education and Telangana State Higher Education Council of Higher Education invited QS I·GAUGE to partner with them to make this event a grand success. QS I·GAUGE responded to this call for action by becoming the accreditation partner for the event and shared its critical and valuable insights. With many years of experience in ranking and rating higher education institutes across the globe, Ashwin Fernandes, Regional Director – MENA & South Asia, QS World University Rankings & Director and CEO of QS I·GAUGE, was invited to speak on the topic – “Future Directions of Higher Education - Role of Accreditation and Suggested Roadmap” – chaired by Shri. Harpreet Singh, IAS, Prl. Secretary to Governor of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh States. He shared the stage with some of the most influential personalities in the Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and UGC, namely Prof. T. Papi Reddy, Chairman, Telangana State Council of Higher Education, Prof. Vijaya Raju, Chairman, Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education and Dr. Archana Thakur, Joint Secretary UGC, Delhi.