AnimationXpress presents the first edition of Eduspark Summit; here’s what you need to know presents the first edition of Eduspark: Freeing the Education Genie. The summit spans across three days with the first two days being online and the final day concluding on-ground at The Lalit Mumbai on 14 May. Eduspark Summit will explore, aggregate and engage with the stakeholders and drivers of change with an aim to identify the trends, strategies and pedagogies that will define and dominate the next level of education.

The education sphere has witnessed a flurry of innovations to address the current demands of this generation. With concepts like gamification, remote learning, online courses and personalised learning, the education engine is roaring with new possibilities. With technological innovations, evolved mindsets and acceptance of new career options in the world, the world is swiftly undergoing a transformation in the education sphere. Right from new education policies to market forces to platforms to tech-innovators to academicians, the ecosystem has collectively felt the need to rethink the way we educate in the new age. 

There are four key themes throughout the course of the summit. They are Gamification Of Education, New Education Policy, Remote Learning, and Education Trends. Through keynote sessions, dialogues, panel discussions, and fireside chats, Eduspark aims to contribute to the education renaissance of the 21st century.

In a first of its kind event, Eduspark aims to be the largest gathering of the entire edu-tech ecosystem under one roof. A promising line-up of speakers and delegates interspersed with an interesting mix of sessions brings in the prospect of excellent knowledge sharing that you would not want to miss out on.

Some of the prolific speakers include: UtSide co-founder and MD Puneet Sharma, Ramesh Sippy Academy of Cinema & Entertainment MD Kiran Sippy, Aptech president & executive director Dr. Anuj Kacker, Toonz Media Group CEO P Jayakumar, Vaibhav More Films founder and director Vaibhav More, phantomFX CEO MD and VFX Supervisor Bejoy Arputharaj, Gamitronics CEO Rajat Ojha, Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute professor animation cinema A S Krishna Swamy, Pearl Edge academic director C B Arun Kumar, Creative Galileo founder Prerna Jhunjhunwala, Vaibhav Studios director Vaibhav Kumaresh, 88 Pictures co-founder & COO Aby John, Vishwakarma University vice-chancellor Siddharth Jabade, Quizbee founder and CTO Abhinav Anand, MIT Institute of Design head of animation design dept. prof- Binoj V John, Toon Club founder Tehzeeb Khurana, and GameEon Studios founder and CEO Nikhil Malankar; among many others.

UtSide, an EdTech initiative by Paperboat Design Studios is the presenting partner for the Eduspark Summit. The associate parterners are Cosmos Creative Academy and Wacom India Pvt. Ltd, while Asifa India and Huion are on board as industry partners for the event.

“Eduspark Summit is providing a wealth of opportunity and putting the world of education at your fingertips, as well as strengthening India’s online education ecosystem,” said Eduspark Associate partner Cosmos Creative Academy Dean Ram Dhumne.

Our other associate partner Wacom India Pvt. Ltd. marketing manager Alok Kumar Sharma said, “After the pandemic situations, we all are witnessing of revolutionary moment in education system & Wacom also presenting itself as a best solution provider for digital education after the participation in EduSpark summit.”

“I am excited to be part of this amazing event by, Eduspark, where we would get the opportunity to meet and listen to fantastic speakers in a great line up of awesome sessions. A must-attend event both online and offline,” summit’s presenting partner UtSide co-founder & managing director​ Puneet Sharma said.

With multiple sessions lined up on all days, the summit has something for everyone. Some of the sessions that you can look forward to are: Re-writing curriculum for new-age learning, Gamified learning: the way forward?, Growing need for Gaming, esports and Metaverse learning/courses, Balancing Art and Commerce, Understanding the hiring process at the AVGC studios. There is a special session where young leaders are going to share their prospects; you must not miss out on that too!

So, what are you waiting for? Catch the edu-tech stakeholders from the country share insights into the process of creating some of the best works, ask questions and connect with them. The Eduspark Summit 2022 is an excellent opportunity to meet the creme de la creme of the AVGC industry who are all set to not only accelerate the education space of their own ecosystem but also add engines to the mainstream pedagogy by way of gamification, animation and effects. 

See you around!

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