Agenda - 5th Ideal Village Conference at Stanford

Theme: Sustainability and the Pandemic: Ensuring Human and Environmental Well-Being

Tuesday, October 13

7:15 AM

  • Welcome & Ideal Village Update

7:15 AM 

  • Dr. Kanwaljeet S Anand, Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine CA

7:20 AM 

  • Dr. Sundar Kamath, Senior VP, Sanmina Corp. San Jose CA

    • Ideal Village Project Update YouTube

7:30 AM

  • Healthcare & Nutrition

Session Chair / Moderator: Aashima Gupta, Global Director, Healthcare Strategy and Solutions at Google Cloud​​

7:30 AM

  • Conference Keynote: Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientific Officer, WHO, Geneva

    • Overview of Pandemic Response, Lessons & Outlook - ​​PDF YouTube

8:00 AM

  • Dr. Yvonne A. Maldonado, Senior Associate Dean, Stanford School of Medicine CA

    • Pandemic driven challenges in addressing rural health care - PDF YouTube

8:15 AM

  • Dr. Preetha Reddy, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai

    • Addressing public health issues and rural health needs in the face of the Pandemic PDF YouTube

8:30 AM

  • Dr. Ekanath Rangan & Dr. Shanti Nair, Amrita University, Kochi

    • Critical role of Telehealth for Rural Medical Care In the Pandemic Era PDF YouTube

8:45 AM

  • Anand Kadali (Annapoorna Trust) & Dr Shruti Prabhu (DMCHP)

    • Nutrition and healthcare for rural children and expectant mothers 

9:05 AM

  • Panel Session with all presenters + zoom audience Q&A YouTube

9:30 AM

  • Values-Based Education

Session Chair/Moderator:  MR Rangaswami Sandhill Group CA

9:40 AM

  • Keynote:  Sal Khan, Founder & CEO, Khan Academy CA: Digital divide/opportunity gap

    • How the pandemic is disproportionately impacting vulnerable kids YouTube

10:00 AM

  • Bhuvana Santhanam, Head, Global Programs, University of Human Excellence

    • Creating societal leaders for the new era: Education for Human Excellence YouTube

10:10 AM

  • Prof. Chandra Bhushan Sharma, former Chair, National Open Schooling Institute, New Delhi

    • Educating rural & underserved children in India YouTube

10:20 AM

  • Prof. Kannan Moudgalya, IIT-Bombay & WHEELS Foundation

    • Spreading Educational Opportunities Across Cultures, Languages, and Socioeconomic Strata YouTube

10:30 AM

  • Kevin Sheehan, Founder & CEO Hope Collaborative, Boston

    • Leadership skills training for inner city kids, transforming their future PDF YouTube

10:40 AM

  • Dr. Mary Ann Dewan, Santa Clara County Superindent of Schools, CA

    • Isolation, Inclusion, Innovation and the Pandemic PDF YouTube

10:50 AM

  • Panel Session with all presenters + zoom audience Q&A YouTube

11:10 AM

  • Wrap-up for the Day / Open Discussion:  Dr. Kanwaljeet S. Anand, Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine CA YouTube

11:30 AM

  • Close

Healthcare & Nutrition